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Punakha Tours & Holidays

Punakha Small Group Tours & Tailor-Made Holidays

The country’s former capital, Punakha lies amongst the fertile valleys of the Pho Chu and Mo Chu Rivers, where the surrounding farmlands produce oranges, bamboo and rice. Overshadowing this lush landscape is the magnificent 17th century monastic setting of the Punakha Dzong, once the seat of the Bhutan government, but today the winter retreat of the country’s chief abbot. Considered a particularly fine example of Bhutanese monastic architecture, the dzong houses some of the most sacred relics of ...
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OUR FAVOURITE PLACES TO STAY

Meri Phuensum Resort

Located just five kilometres from Punakha village and offering panoramic views of the river and the valley from its hilltop location, the family run Meri Puensum Resort provides a choice of tastefully…

Six Senses Punakha

One of the five Six Senses lodges in Bhutan, the Punakha lodge is in the lush and low-lying valley of Punakha. It has a distinctive architectural style, with one building hovering over the infinity…

Uma Punakha

The ideal retreat for travellers in search of peace and adventure, this exquisite luxury lodge is set deep in the Uma Punakha Valley overlooking the Mo Chu river. Two villas and nine rooms with large…

TOURS FEATURING Punakha

GROUP TOUR

Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon

Visit Thimpu, Tiger's Nest Monastery, Punakha Monastery, take in a festival and enjoy homestays.
13 days from $3,913
TAILOR-MADE

Classic Bhutan

A wonderful itinerary that explores the main highlights of this Himalayan kingdom. Taking in the regions of western Bhutan, you'll explore fascinating sites and stunning countryside with beautifully curated experiences.
8 days from $6,055
TAILOR-MADE

Bhutan In Style

A luxury journey through the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, this trip offers an insight into the beautiful monasteries, majestic Dzongs, picturesque rural landscapes and local cultural way of life, all whilst staying in the best properties.
8 days from $10,104
TAILOR-MADE

Complete Bhutan

This two-week adventure explores most of the country, from the highlights to more remote areas that have barely changed in 500 years, giving you an insight into a fascinating history, stunning rural mountain scenery, and local people whose culture will leave you captivated.
14 days from $7,734
TAILOR-MADE

Bhutan Family Adventure

Bhutan is the perfect destination for a family adventure, with an abundance of culture and activities. You can enjoy walks and bike rides in the countryside, go camping, learn archery and have some much-needed downtime.
11 days from $8,533