BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

Paro experiences a wide range of seasons in a year. Spring starts early in March and lasts until mid-April. Summer follows in May and is marked with occasional showers that stay till mid-June. Heavier summer rains last till late September. October and November are the autumn months followed by a chilly winter. September to November: The month of September marks the beginning of autumn in Bhutan and is considered one of the best times to visit the city. Visitors are greeted with clear skies and pleasant weather. The maximum temperature during this time of the year rarely ... READ MORE

COOL

DEC - MAY

13°C

HOT

JUN - AUG

21.8°C

RAINY

SEP - NOV

16°C

GETTING IN

FLIGHT

Paro has an international airport, 7 kilometres away from the city. A taxi service is available at the airport to get you to your destination. Druk Air, the national carrier of Bhutan, has four flights flying from Delhi every week to Paro. Do try to get yourself a seat on the left side of the plane to grab amazing views of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest and Mt. Kanchenjunga. 

 

GOING AROUND

Taxi

TAXI

Keep in mind that taxis don’t run on meter and you may have to negotiate the fares beforehand. Depending on your negotiating skills a shared taxi to Thimphu can cost around Nu 200 per seat or Nu 800 per minivan. A day’s sightseeing around the town costs around Nu 2000 by taxi.

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD GUIDES

IMPORTANT CONTACTS

Police113
Fire110
Tourist Rescue Centre+975-2-323251, +975-2-323252
International Hospital112