All set for your next unforgettable adventure? Make sure you don't miss out on any excitement in Punakha by learning the basics about it before you jet off.
If you venture 15 miles (24 kilometers) northeast of Thimphu, or 16 miles (26 kilometers) west of Wangdue Phodrang, you'll arrive in Punakha.
Would you like to meet the locals? That shouldn't be a problem. 22,000 people call this part of Bhutan home.
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Don't let the limited accommodations stop you from visiting Punakha. With Thimphu being just 15 miles (24 kilometers) away and some great options within reach, you'll still be able to experience all that this place has to offer! Have a look at the Taj Tashi, Druk Hotel, Thimphu Tower, Dorji Elements, Le Meridien Thimphu, Hotel Phuntsho Pelri, Namseling Boutique Hotel and Hotel Osel on Travelocity today.
While you're arranging your Punakha getaway, bear in mind that the nearest airport, Paro Airport (PBH), is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of the main streets. Book your flight, pack your bags and prepare for an once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
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Unfortunately, there are no car rental companies in close reach of Paro Airport. You'll need to flag down a cab or look into pubic transport if you want to journey the 30 miles (48 kilometers) into the city.
Discover a meditative haven and leave your earthly concerns behind at Punakha Dzong
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Chimi L'hakhang Temple is an important local temple where one can ponder life and spirituality.
Seen all there is to see in Punakha already? Don't panic! Paro is just 30 miles (48 kilometers) away and has plenty of activities to keep you busy. Begin uncovering its character at the Kyichu Lhakhang. If you're keen to discover more, make your way to Taktshang Monastery and the Bhutan National Museum too. Located 40 miles (64 kilometers) away, Trongsa is another neighboring destination. If you visit, be sure to check out Trongsa Dzong, Tower of Trongsa Museum and Taktshang Goemba.
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