Punakha Suspension Bridge
One of travellers’ favourite places in Bhutan to pose for a photo – and jump shot if you’re up for it! Also one of the world’s oldest suspension bridges, this iron chain walkway is the perfect spot for birdwatching, admiring nature’s quiet beauty, as prayer flags fly in the winds.
Driving into Punakha, take in the fresh crisp air, stunning green fields and the lovely women tending them, backed by rolling hills that altogether sit pretty as a picture.
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten
Overlooking Punakha valley like a regal queen, the Khamsum Yulley Chorten is no ordinary shrine. Not for community worship or monastic retreats, but to fend off negative forces and bring peace to every single person in the world.
White Water Rafting
Just one of the really fun activities that many still don’t know they can do in Bhutan! Ask your guide for the best months to go zooming down the Punakha River.
Picnic by Punakha River
So many of our guests have asked for unique experiences in
Bhutan, and we’re happy to share that having a leisurely picnic by this mighty river is one of
Chime Lhakhang Temple
Built in 1499 by the 14th Drukpa, Ngawang Choegyel, the temple was built in honor of Saint Drukpa Kunley also known as the Divine Madman.
Locally sought by citizens accros Bhutan as well as foreigners, this temple is also known as the fertility temple.
Punakha Dzong is also known as the palace of great happiness. The elegantly designed palace is the current administrative centre of Punakha District. Constructed in 1637 by Ngawang Namgyal the 1st Zhabdrung Rinpoche. The palace is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan.