Family and Kids in Thimphu

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Thimphu? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Thimphu, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Thimphu.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Thimphu for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Buddha Dordenma

    Family and Kids

    Faith manifests itself in the form of a large watchful guardian in Bhutan – standing tall at a whopping 51.5 meters, cast in bronze and gilded in gold, this is one of the largest Buddha statues in the world. Seated regally upon a large meditation hall, this Shakyamuni Buddha structure is a work in progress, the location of which used to be the ruins of Kuensel Phodrang, the palace of Sher...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Motithang Takin Preserve

    Family and Kids

    A short distance up the road to the Bhutan Broadcast Service TV tower viewpoint is a trail that will take you to a large fenced enclosure that was originally established as a zoo, located in the Motithang district of Thimphu. The takin is an animal with significant religious connotation in Bhutan, as a mythological tale dating back to the 15th century relates how a Tibetan saint with the epithe...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    National Institute For Zorig Chusum

    Family and Kids

    The National Institute for Zorig Chusum is another of the Bhutanese government’s initiative to preserve local art and culture –commonly referred to as 'the painting school', offers four to six-year courses that provide training for students in Bhutan's 13 traditional arts including specialisingin calligraphy, painting, sculpture, wood carving, casting, pottery, embroidery, tailoring...Read more
  4. Amazing Thimphu attraction for kids
    National Folk Heritage Museum

    Family and Kids

    Very close to the National Institute of Zorig Chusum, this living museum of Bhutanese folk heritage or the Phelchey Toenkhyim is not to be missed. Within the traditional three-storied Bhutanese house exhibit, made of rammed-earth and timber, you are able to get an authentic taste of rural Bhutanese lifeof the past, making it quite an otherworldly experience. The endurance of the building is tes...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory

    Family and Kids

    The process of churning out handmade paper is a fine art and your best chance for a glimpse into the process is at Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory in Thimpu, Bhutan. This factory is less commercial than you would expect which is why it is popular among tourists who visit to experience first-hand the traditional process of making handmade paper that is mostly used at Buddhist monasteries for man...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Thimphu
    National Library

    Family and Kids

    The National Library of Bhutan is definitely a good spot that you can take a tour of with your friends and family. With an aim to preserve the religious and cultural heritage of Bhutan, this library started its journey in the year 1967. The authority of this place keeps all its priceless materials in such an orderly way so that any Bhutanese staying at any corner of the world can find it easy t...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Changlimithang Stadium

    Family and Kids

    Changlimithang Stadium is a multipurpose stadium in Bhutan that is considered as the National Stadium of Bhutan. It hosts many football matches participated by Bhutan National Football Team, Thimphu City FC etc. This stadium also hosts many events throughout the year. The architecture of this stadium is brilliant. During evening when the stadium is flooded with floodlights, it presents a mesmer...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Temple

    Family and Kids

    Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Temple is a very beautiful temple. However, you have to hike quite a long distance to reach this temple. You should have appropriate footwear to go for such a long distance hiking. Also, keep yourself hydrated and carry bottles of water at the time of hiking. The surrounding view from the top of the temple is extremely beautiful. You can explore different parts of the tem...Read more