Outdoor Activities in Thimphu

Outdoor activities in Thimphu are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Thimphu comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Thimphu and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Thimphu has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Thimphu.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Thimphu:

  1. #1 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 3061 itineraries
    Dochula Pass

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, War Memorial

    Address: 30km from Thimphu, Trashigang-Semtokha Highway, Hungtso, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The most well-known pass in Bhutan, Dochula Pass towers at a whopping 10, 000 feet above sea level and offers visitors a postcard-like panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks on clear, winter days. With...Read more

  2. #2 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 4126 itineraries
    Buddha Dordenma

    Tags: Landmark, View Point, Monument, Statue

    Address: Buddha Point, Above Changzamthok district, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

  3. #3 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 4182 itineraries
    Motithang Takin Preserve

    Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary

    Address: Motithang district of Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 Motit...Read more

  4. #4 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 1025 itineraries
    Jigme Dorji National Park

    Tags: National Park, River, Walking Area

    Address: Gasa, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, the Jigme Dorji National Park is the second-largest and one of the oldest protected area in Bhutan and was gazetted as a wildlife sanctuaryin 1974, and the status upg...Read more

  5. #5 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 1175 itineraries
    Tango Buddhist Monastery

    Tags: Hiking Trail, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: 14km North of Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 07:00 am - 11:00 am Details

    The word ‘Tango’ means ‘horse head’ in the Bhutanese language, in conformance the deity Hayagrive (locally also referred to as Tandin) deified in the monastery. This is a nice ...Read more

  6. #6 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 2790 itineraries
    Phajoding Monastery Image
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    Tags: Religious Site, View Point, Monastery

    Address: Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At a bracing 13,000 feet, the Phajoding Monastery is a Buddhist monastery that is a 3-hour hike from the nearest road overlooking the capital city of Thimphu. Founded by Phajo Drugom Zhigpo, it was on...Read more

  7. #7 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 5 itineraries
    Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Thimphu-Punakha Hwy, Bhutan

    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 hiki...Read more

  8. #8 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 5 itineraries
    Le Meridien, Thimphu

    Tags: Hotel

    Address: Chorten Lam, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan

    You don’t need to search more for absolute luxury as the Le Meridien Thimphu delivers the same in its best form. Located in the heart of the capital of Bhutan, this 5-Star hotel offers the best ...Read more

  9. #9 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 156 itineraries
    National Library

    Tags: Library

    Address: PO Box 185, Pedzoe Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 s...Read more

  10. #10 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 339 itineraries
    Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory

    Tags: Factory

    Address: Namtag Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 tha...Read more

  11. #11 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 36 itineraries
    Changlimithang Stadium

    Tags: Stadium

    Address: Chang Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    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 C...Read more

  12. #12 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 1556 itineraries
    Traditional Medicine Institute Image
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    Address: Sherzhong Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details
    Google Reviews
    Jamyang Yeshi Dorji

    In the campus, there are three division: 1/ Faculty of traditional medicine which offers different course, Bachelor(5 yrs) , diploma(3yrs)in traditional medicine of Bhutan and short term course for in...

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  13. #13 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 6 itineraries
    Ramada Valley Thimphu Image
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    Address: P.O.Box 1851, Lungtenphu, Changbangdu, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details
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    Prassannakumar Vijayakumar

    Great place! Good hospitality. I stayed in the executive suite. Great rooms! Value for money. Food is also awesome. Had a wonder stay with u guys!

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  14. #14 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Thimphu
    - Used in 2 itineraries
    Folk Heritage Museum Kawajangsa Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Thimphu, Bhutan

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    Sandy SP

    Raw place still old artifacts and old Bhutanese civilization is preserved and presented very beautifully and also at reasonable cost. One can enjoy authentic Bhutanese food inside the hotel present in...

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