Bounded by two countries, India and China, the landlocked country of Bhutan is an incredible destination, where not only do you witness mesmerizing attractions but also do you meet lovely natives and experience enriched cultural values.
Sitting on the west of Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, Paro Valley is a famous attraction in the Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan and is the site of the only international airport of this Buddhist Kingdom. Choose budget-friendly hotels at Paro Bhutan to make your stay satisfying.
More than 70% of the country comprises vast forests. And Bhutan is the first country that has turned carbon-negative. These are some of the interesting, lesser-known information about the country. Jaigaon-Phutensholing border lets tourists approach this Buddhist Kingdom by road all comfortably.
The driving distance from Thimphu to Paro is nearly 50 km. Phutensholing, the border town of the country, sits at a distance of around 140 km by road from Paro. You can take a direct flight to Paro International Airport from countries like India, Nepal.
Or, otherwise, stay a day in Thimphu, and explore sightseeing, such as Buddha Dordenma, Thimphu Chorten, Dochula pass, Tashichho Dzong. And the next day, leave for Paro Valley. Get tailor-made holiday packages for Thimphu-Paro combined tours.
Below are some best places shortlisted for the Paro Bhutan trip:
Paro Taktsang. Popularly known as Tiger’s Nest, Paro Taktsang sits picturesquely in the upper Paro on the cliffside. This is a holy Vajrayana Himalayan Buddhist place. Located 3120 m above sea level, the monastery comprises four main temples interrelated. It’s nearly 12 km away from Paro Valley. The destination approaches mind-stirring views of Paro Valley.
Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang. This Buddhist Temple is famed for its iconic chorten-style structure. Located in western Bhutan on the fringe of a hilltop between the valleys of Paro and Dopchari, the temple was built by Saint Thangtong Gyalpo in 1421, providing an eye-astonishing view of Paro.
National Museum of Bhutan. Established in the year 1968, this is a cultural museum lying in Paro. The National Museum of Bhutan maintains and elevates the traditional and cultural values of Bhutan, displaying over 3000 Bhutanese artworks. Find the best 3-star hotels in Paro near the National Museum of Bhutan.
Rinpung Dzong Monastery. Commonly called Paro Dzong, Rinpung Dzong Monastery and Fortress belongs to the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu School in Paro District, showcasing exclusive architecture. And the name of the Dzong means Fortress on a mountain of jewels.
The distance from Paro to Rinpung Dzong is some 10 min. Stay near your attractions in one of the best hotels in Paro Bhutan. Nearby attractions include Drukgyal Dzong Monastery, Tamchoe Monastery, Ugyen Pelri Palace, Druk Choeding Temple, Paro Farm Houses, and so forth.
Customize your Paro holiday package at budget-friendly rates. Since the availability of resorts and hotels is good, you can be sure to find a comfortable stay without hassles. Spring and autumn appear to be the best seasons to explore this valley town. Winter season is also great to dive into the beauty of Bhutan.