(7300 Ft Above Sea Level)

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Paro is categorised as Hillside Hamlet / Riverside

Festival in Paro - Photo courtesy Stephen Shephard
Drugyel Dzong Photo Courtesy Pradyot
Rinpung Dzong - Photo Courtesy Cfynn
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 March 2008)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 March 2008)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 March 2008)

Reasons to Visit
  • Paro is Airport arrival point for all tourists to Bhutan
  • Paro valley provides a visitor with all the essential elements of Bhutan in general such as Ancient temples, massive forts, monasteries, picturesque villages, scenic hikes, and drives. Zhiwa Ling is in close proximity to the many attractions the Paro valley has to offer
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Paro
  • Nearest Railway Station - Falakata (205 kms), Siliguri (300 kms)
  • Paro is an Ex-Siliguri Getaway
  • Paro is connected by Air with Kolkata, New Delhi

Paro has 0 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

17 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Paro

Short Break (4-6 nights)8
Holiday (7 or more)9

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List of Holidays for Paro

Short Break

  • Bhutan Breakaway (5 Nights)
  • Bhutan short break with Gangtey Excursion (6 Nights)
  • Classic Bhutan with Excursion to Phobjikha Valley (5 Nights)
  • Enchanting Bhutan with Tiger’s Nest (6 Nights)
  • Highlights of Bhutan (6 Nights)
  • Thimphu – Paro Break Ex-Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri (5 Nights)
  • Thimphu - Paro extended getaway (4 Nights)
  • Thimphu - Paro with Punakha Valley (4 Nights)


  • Best of Bhutan with Taktsang Monastery (7 Nights)
  • Bhutan - Happiness is a Place - Ex Mumbai (7 Nights)
  • Bhutan – The Kingdom of Happiness (9 Nights)
  • Bhutanese Retreat with Ura Excursion (10 Nights)
  • Breathtaking Bhutan (7 Nights)
  • Classic Bhutan with Bumthang Valley (8 Nights)
  • Land of Thunder Dragon (11 Nights)
  • Punakha – Paro extended getaway with Chele-La-Pass (7 Nights)
  • Ultimate Bhutan by Road (13 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Paro - Riverside getaway for the off-beat traveler

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ta Dzong is a circular fortress that once protected this valley from the Tibetan invasion. It is now the National Museum with an excellent collection of Bhutanese antiquities.
    Heritage Museum
    Rinpung Dzong is a impressive structure built in 1646 and is the administrative seat containing a monastic community of about 200 members.
    Buddhist Monastery
    Kyichu temple, ten minutes drive from Paro and is one of the oldest temples in the country dating as far back as the 7th century. H
    Buddhist Monastery
    Taktshang Hermitage (also known as Tigers Nest) lies on the face of a 1000 m cliff. The place is highly sacred to the Bhutanese in that they believe Guru Rinpoche, the father of Bhutanese Buddhism landed here on the back of a tigress
    Buddhist Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    Tachog Lhakhang falls on the way to Paro valley where one has to cross the iron bridge to get across the Dzong. The Dzong is relatively small in size and private and surrounded with fruit orchards.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
    Drugyel Dzong was built in 1647 and offers stunning views of the Mount Jumolhari (7314 meters or 24000 ft) on a clear day.
    Buddhist Monastery
    Haa Dzong built in 1895 as a centre to address the affairs of the people and as a defence against Tibetan attacks.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Chele la (pass) at an elevation 13000 ft asl is considered to be one of the highest motorable passes in Bhutan. About an hour's drive from Paro as it passes through lush valleys, pine and rhododendron forest. The pass provides stunning views of the sacred mountain Jomolhari and Jichu Drake
    View Point
    Himalayan Views, Valley Views
    Wangchulo Dzong is Bhutan's newest Dzongs built in 1915 and the structure resembles the Wangdicholing Palace in Bumthang. This Dzong was commissioned by Gongzim Ugyen Dorji, the grandfather of the Royal Grandmother Ashi Kezang Choden Wangchuk.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
    The National Memorial Chorten is a stupa where locals do their evening prayers. The stupa was built in 1974 in memory of the third king.
    Buddhist Monastery
    The Motithang Takin Preserve in Thimphu is a wildlife reserve area for takin, the National Animal of Bhutan.
    High Altitude Zoo
    Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang is a temple dedicated to the founder of Tibetan Buddhism Guru Rinpoche and is said to represent the celestial abode of the Guru. Built on a hillock in the centre of the town, the lhakhang offers excellent view of the surrounding area.
    Temple or Holy Place
    15th century monastery and one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Thimphu Valley. It is dedicated to Avalokiteshvara, the Buddhist emanation of compassion. The temple offers excellent views of the valley.
    View Point, Monastery
    Valley Views, Buddhist Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    Drubthob Goemba monastery located on the slopes houses the Zilukha Nunnery, while overlooking Trashichho Dzong and Golf course.
    Buddhist Monastery
    Tashichho Dzong also known as the 'Fortress of the religious' is a Buddhist monastery and fortress on the edge of the city of Thimphu and lies on the western bank of Wang Chu River. Tashichho Dzong has traditionally been the seat of the Dharma Raja and now houses the government since 1952 and the central monk body.
    Buddhist Monastery
    Lhakhang Karpo also known as the White Temple was built around the 7th century during the time of the Tibetan Emperor Songtsan Gampo. Lhakhang Karpo is the official residence of Haa's monastic body.
    Temple or Holy Place

Destinations within reach from Paro

  • Haa ( 30 Km )

    Haa is a small beautiful and isolated region adorned with alpine forests and mountain peaks. Haa more

  • Thimphu ( 65 Km )

    Thimphu is capital city of Bhutan and one of the most visited destinations of Bhutan. Thimphu is a more

  • Punakha ( 145 Km )

    Punakha Valley is a riverside town and rice bowl of Bhutan and is renowned for the countryside more

  • Falakata ( 205 Km )

    Falakata is a tea plantation area and lies in close proximity to Jaldapara and Garumara wildlife more

  • Chalsa ( 245 Km )

    Chalsa in the Doors region (1800 ft) is spread over 130 kms by 40 kms and is known for its tea more

  • Siliguri ( 300 Km )

    Siliguri is arrival point for accessing Bhutan, Darjeeling, Sikkim and tea plantations around the more

  • Bumthang ( 315 Km )

    Bumthang is a remote area in Bhutan consists of the four mountain valleys of Ura, Chumey, Tang and more

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Airport in Paro
  • Paro Airport ( PBH ) , Paro
Nearest Railway Stations in Paro
  • Falakata ( FLK ), Falakata-205 Kms
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