PARO

Paro at an altitude of 2200mt is the Home of the Bhutan’s International Airport. Sited along the bank of Paro (Pa) Chhu, Paro is a scenically blessed town of Bhutan. Paro, a quaint valley in the regal kingdom of Bhutan is one of the must visit places in Bhutan. Deemed to be the most pictorial town in Bhutan, Paro is dotted with beautiful rice fields, stunning landscapes and sacred temples of various ages. In ancient time Paro was the centre of two of the most important trade route to Tibet.

Things To Do In Paro

  • Trekking in Taktsang Monastery
  • Bird watching
  • Learning about the sacred relics and artifacts of dating back to 5th century

Tourist Attraction In Paro

  • Taktsang Monastery (Paro Tiger’s Nest)
  • Phobjikha Glacier
  • Rinpung Dzong (Paro Monastery)
  • Kyichu Lhakhang
  • Dungtse Lhakhang
  • Drukgyel Dzong
  • National Museum of Bhutan (Paro Ta Dzong)

With Bhutan Tour Package of North Bengal Tourism travelers can explore the historic town of Paro and all of its amazing attractions at a budget friendly price.

Hotels In Paro

Being a historical significant town there are many options of accommodations in Paro Bhutan. Visitors can choose to stay in cozy home stays or budget hotels in Paro. With hotel booking service of North Bengal Tourism, travelers can easily book hotels or resort in Paro according to liking along with saving both time and money.

How To Reach Paro

By Air: The nearest airport of Paro is the Paro Bhutan Airport. It is an overall 15 minutes drive from the main town of Paro to the Paro Bhutan Airport.

Distance: The distance between Paro Bhutan Airport and the main town of Paro is 6 kilometers.

By Road: Visitors can also reach Paro by taking the overall 5hrs drive from Phuentsholing.

Distance: The distance between Phuentsholing to Paro Bhutan is 160 kilometers.

By Rail: The nearest railway station of Paro is in the Hasimara. From Hasimara Railway Station it is an approx 5½hrs journey to reach Paro Bhutan.

Distance: The distance between Hasimara to Paro Bhutan is 178 kilometers.

Traveler can cover this distance to reach Paro by directly hiring a car from Hasimara or Phuentsholing. With car rental service of North Bengal Tourism travelers can rent a car from Hasimara to Paro Bhutan or hire a car from Phuentsholing to Paro Bhutan at a reasonable car fare.

Best Time To Visit Paro

April to June: During this time of the year the valley enclosing Paro is adorned with the vibrant vista of blooming rhododendron. The pleasant weather of Paro is an added charm of visiting Paro in spring season.

July to September: During monsoon season Paro receives an average rainfall and occasional thunder storm which result in sudden road blocks and landslides.

October to March: Winter season is the best time to visit Paro. During this time of the year, the sky remains mostly clear in Paro which ensure the panoramic vista of rolling mountain and snowcapped Himalayan Range enclosing Paro. It is also the ideal time to visit Paro if visitors want to partake in activities like trekking and bird watching.

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