Paro is home to the only international airport and the oldest temple in the kingdom—Kyichu Lhakhang.
It is, in our opinion, one of the most beautiful valleys in Bhutan. At 2,300m above sea level, it boasts of fertile land, pleasant climate and a network of trade routes from Tibet.
The most famous festival in Bhutan—Paro Tsechu, is held at the Paro Dzong every year.
Paro’s main attraction “The Tiger’s Nest” or Taktsang Goemba, appears to hang off the edge of a cliff and is a stunning sight. The uphill trek lasts two to three hours.
The valley of Paro, the prettiest in our opinion, with its willow lined river and apple orchards. It also boasts the most charming town where some scenes of the film "Little Buddha" were shot.
A fortress and monastery that overlooks the Paro Valley, it is also known as Rinpung Dzong or “fortress on a heap of jewels”
Built in the 7th century Kyichu Lhakang is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in the Himalayas.
Located 3,500 metres above sea level and about one and a half hours from Paro by car, Kila Nunnery has gorgeous views of the Paro Valley.
A local restaurant famous for their momos, Bhutanese dumplings.
This cozy guesthouse is located amidst paddy fields and an old village house, allowing guests to have glimpses of rural life in Bhutan. Their guest rooms are spacious with large windows. Wi-Fi is available in common areas.View Gallery >
Located amongst pine forests in Ngoba Village in Paro Valley, Nak-Sel Boutique Resort & Spa prides itself as a community-based and eco-friendly hotel. It blends the heritage of traditional Bhutanese architecture and the comfort of modern amenities. Wi-Fi access is available in all roomsView Gallery >
This luxurious resort perched on a Himalayan mountainside under COMO Hotels and Resorts is located just 10 minutes away from the airport. It has 9 private villas and 20 guestrooms. Facilities include treatment rooms, yoga studio, steam rooms, a hot stone bathhouse and an indoor heated pool. Wi-Fi is available in all rooms.View Gallery >
Located in Balakha Village 30 minutes away from the airport, this Amankora lodge offers 24 luxury suites. Facilities include a library, a yoga studio, a sauna and steam room, and a hot stone bath. A night here includes all meals, laundry services, alcoholic beverages except for premium alcohol. Wi-Fi is available in all roomsView Gallery >
Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, is located 54km away from Paro Airport. It is the political and economic centre of Bhutan. >
Punakha was previously the capital of Bhutan until 1955 when it was moved to Thimphu. It is one of the warmest valleys due to its lower elevation of 1,300m above… >
Paro is home to the only international airport and the oldest temple in the kingdom—Kyichu Lhakhang. >
Phobjikha Valley, also known as Gangtey, is a quiet and remote glacial valley located on the western slopes of the Black Mountains at an elevation of 3,000m. >