(3600 Ft Above Sea Level)

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Punakha is categorised as Hillside Hamlet

Punakha Dzong - Photo Courtesy Lohen11
Chimi Lhakhang (Photo Courtesy: amanderson2)

Reasons to Visit
  • Punakha Valley is a riverside town and rice bowl of Bhutan for its rice fields and is renowned for the countryside character it offers.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Paro (145 kms)

Punakha has 0 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

12 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Punakha

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

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List of Holidays for Punakha

Short Break

  • Bhutan Breakaway (5 Nights)
  • Bhutan short break with Gangtey Excursion (6 Nights)
  • Highlights of Bhutan (6 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)

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Special features listings for destinations within 100 kms of punakha

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    Punakha Dzong is a prominent landmark of Punakha and offers views of the riverside. The Dzong houses the sacred relics of the southern Drukpa Kagyu school including the Rangjung Kasarpani, and the sacred remains of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Terton Padma Lingpa.
    Buddhist Monastery
    Chimi Lhakhang is a Buddhist monastery in Punakha built in 1499 by the 14th Drupka hierarch, after being blessed by “Divine Madman” saint Drupka Kunley.
    Buddhist Monastery

Destinations within reach from Punakha

  • Wangdue ( 17 Km )

    Wangdue is a town and capital of Wangdue Phodrang district and the last town on the central more

  • Gangtey ( 74 Km )

    Gangtey is a U shaped glacial valley named after the Gangteng Monastery in central Bhutan. Gangtey more

  • Haa ( 79 Km )

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

  • Thimphu ( 80 Km )

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

  • Paro ( 145 Km )

    The beautiful Paro valley provides a visitor with all the essential elements of Bhutan in general. more

  • Bumthang ( 223 Km )

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

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Getting There

No Localities defined for Punakha (Localities are defined only for destinations that are large enough and/or have many hotels)

Nearest Airport in Punakha
  • Paro Airport ( PBH ) , Paro-145 Kms
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