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Trongsa
Washington
Day 10
05:00 pm
17h 16m
Estimate time
10:16 am
Plane
12,438 km
Day 11
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Travel Tips

Of course! Bhutan is a dream destination with its mesmerizing landscapes and tranquil spiritual environment. Here are some tips to help you in your travel:

Best Time to Visit:
For your locations, the ideal time to visit is either from March to May during the Spring, or from September to November during the Autumn.

Route and Accessibility:
To reach Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, and Trongsa, you can fly into Paro International Airport. Thimphu is a one-hour drive from Paro, from Thimphu you can reach to Punakha which is almost 2.5 hours drive and then you can proceed to Trongsa which is around 4 hours drive from Punakha.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
The altitudes of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, and Trongsa are not too extreme but it is always good to acclimatize. Spend a day or two relaxing in Thimphu and Paro to get used to the altitude.

Accommodation and Booking:
Although Bhutan is not a highly commercialized tourist destination, it offers a range of accommodations from simple lodges to luxury resorts. It is advisable to book in advance, especially during the peak tourism season.

Clothing and Essentials:
During the day, the climate is quite pleasant but it gets cold in the morning and night so warm clothing is advisable. Good walking shoes are essential for exploring the local area.

Health and Safety:
Always carry basic medicine and first aid. Be cautious while exploring and do not venture out alone after dark. Also, keep in mind to wash fruits before eating and drink only bottled water.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Bhutanese people are known for their respect for culture and traditions. Dress modestly, especially while visiting monasteries and Dzongs. Ask before taking photographs and respect the privacy of the monks and others.