Top 5 Punakha Sightseeing Places for Honeymoon Couples
Before Thimphu was declared as the capital, Punakha wore a crown of the national capital of Bhutan. With the pleasant weather all year long, this stunning valley of Bhutan attracts a large number of tourists every year. With picturesque landscapes and various sightseeing activities, the place has become one of the favorite spots for tourists traveling to explore Bhutan from all around the world. Many tourists visit Punakha to witness the breathtakingly beautiful view of Himalayas. There is so much one can add to their things-to-do list.
If you looking for a romantic place to spend some quality time with your partner in the hills, your romantic date within the Himalayan beauty can’t get better than Punakha. If you and your loved ones are adventure junkies and love trekking, you must book Bhutan honeymoon packages to explore the picturesque beauty of Punakha sightseeing places.
Bhutan Packages organizes one of the best Bhutan honeymoon tour packages at a budget-friendly rate in a very short time period.
We provide the best deal on Bhutan honeymoon trip in Punakha for the newlyweds. We assure that you can explore the best Punakha sightseeing places with your love partner at a budget-friendly rate and will make your Bhutan Honeymoon tour memorable for a lifetime.
Access to Punakha:
By air: The best way to reach Punakha is to take a flight from the nearest Bagdogra Airport to Paro International Airport. From the airport, you will be received by one of our representatives & will be transferred to a pre-booked hotel.
By rail: The nearest Railway Station is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and from there, one of our representatives will pick you to drop you to the pre-booked hotel.
By road: You can visit the district of Punakha by traveling through numerous state buses which travel from the border of Phuentsholing.
Top 5 Punakha Sightseeing Places for Honeymoon Couples:
1. Punakha Dzong: It is one of the best places in Punakha for honeymooners
With stunning views of the lush green Punakha valley, Punakha Dzong is a perfect honeymoon spot according to the Bhutan honeymoon reviews given by the newlyweds. It was built in 1967 at the junction of Mo Chhu and Pho Chhu rivers. This Dzong serves as the administrative and religious centre of the region. One of the visiting couple commented – “Our visit to the Dzong was remarkable. We had never seen such great detail poured into a piece of architecture. The Dzong was grand, beautiful and otherworldly. We feel grateful we got to witness such a beautiful fortress in reality.”
2. Khamsum Yueling Monastery: The golden spire and intricate wall patterns of this monastery draw the attention of the love-birds
The Chorten is perched in the upper Punakha Valley commanding great views across the Mo Chhu River. It is the most unique temple which sits high above Punakha Valley. The four-storied structure of the temple represents the serene architecture and artistic techniques of the country.
For a truly thrilling experience, trek to this place through the valley – breathe in the fresh air and witness the magnetic views of mountain peaks on your way up.
3. Chimi Lhakhang: It is the most famous temple among newlyweds, because it is recognized as a pilgrimage for barren couples
This temple is known as the fertility temple. It’s believed that couples who don’t have children are blessed with newborns after praying at this temple. You can enjoy the fresh air during a half-an-hour walk across the field to the temple road. On the way, you’ll cross rice fields and a tiny stream downhill before the short climb to Chimi Lhakhang.
4. Jigme Dorji National Park: This is a national park that you & your partner would absolutely fall in love with
If you and your better half are animal lovers and want thrilling experience, then this place is for you. Red Panda, Snow leopards and many interesting species of animals can be sighted in this national park which will make you a wildlife admirer. The guides over here are also very knowledgeable and will provide you with precise information regarding these animals.
5. Rishta Village: It is another best honeymoon spot famous for its serene environment
This village is mainly popular for white as well as red rice cultivation, and it is also included in our Bhutan Honeymoon package.
Here you can explore the houses made of mud which are two stories high. This model rice-growing village is famous for its contemporary techniques of rice farming alongside traditional architecture. Every house in the village has rice fields and gardens with fruit-bearing plants like papaya and oranges.
Q. What are best resorts to stay in Punakha during honeymoon trip?
A. RKPO Green Resort, Drubchhu Resort, Damchen Resort etc are the best resorts to stay in Punakha during honeymoon trip.
Q. What are the famous adventure activities in Punakha?
A. Whitewater River Rafting in Mo-Chhu River and Trekking in Punakha Valley are the most thrilling activities in Punakha.
Q. What we should wear during visiting the temples & monasteries?
A. You should dress up moderately during visiting the temples & monasteries to show respect towards the locals and their religious beliefs & traditions.