Best Things To Do in Punakha, Bhutan

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Punakha.

Punakha may not be as popular as other cities in Bhutan, but don’t let that fool you. Punakha is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Punakha.

If you have plans to visit Bhutan and are not sure if Punakha should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Punakha and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Punakha

Here is the list of things to do in Punakha and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Punakha Dzong

    4.7 (157 Votes)
    Punakha Dzong

    Religious Site, Temple, View Point

    Address: Punakha, Bhutan

    A very well maintained and rich in history, this Buddhist temple is one of the largest and beautiful Dzong in Bhutan. You can take a view of the river valley from this place. River rafting is one of the attractions. There is a wooden bridge that connects the Dzong across the Mo Chu River is beautiful. There are various temples inside the Dzong. ...Read more
  2. Meri Puensum Resort

    4.2 (27 Votes)
    Wolakha, Punakha Bhutan, Bhutan
  3. Chimi Lhakhang

    4.4 (19 Votes)
    Bhutan
  4. Gangtey Monastery

    4.5 (13 Votes)
    Bhutan
  5. Gangtey Goenpa Lodge

    4.6 (13 Votes)
    Bhutan
  6. Norbuthang Khuruthang, 13006, Bhutan
  7. Punakha, Bhutan