Punakha is a captivating city known for its rich history and breathtaking natural beauty. Situated at a lower elevation than Thimphu, Punakha offers a more subtropical climate and lush landscapes. The city is renowned for Punakha Dzong, an architectural masterpiece and one of Bhutan’s most iconic landmarks. This majestic fortress, situated at the confluence of two rivers, showcases intricate artwork and serves as a significant religious and administrative centre. Punakha is also famous for its picturesque rice fields, which add a scenic charm to the region. Travellers can explore the nearby Chimi Lhakhang, a revered fertility temple, and take part in traditional Bhutanese festivals held in Punakha. With its serene atmosphere, stunning vistas, and historical wonders, Punakha offers a delightful experience for those seeking to immerse themselves in Bhutan’s cultural and natural heritage.

Punakha Example Itineraries

All of the trips we create for Punakha are designed and tailored specifically for you. We create each trip from a blank piece of paper, building the holiday you had dreamed, using our experience, knowledge and contacts to design the ultimate experience.

Below are some of examples of trips in Punakha that we have created, designed to showcase the destination, our expertise and create some inspiration.

11 Day Itinerary

Guide Price: £11,200pp

Guide Price: $13,440pp

21 Day Itinerary

Guide Price: £17,500pp

Guide Price: $21,000pp

19 Day Itinerary

Guide Price: £15,800pp

Guide Price: $19,000pp

14 Day Itinerary

Guide Price: £10,500pp

Guide Price: $12,600pp

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