A historical town located in the Southwestern Bhutan, Paro is the only city in Bhutan that has an international airport. Therefore, all the international tourists pay a visit one way or another to this sacred city. This gorgeous region is one of the widest and biggest valleys in the country, reaching out as for as the convergence of Paro Chhu and Wang Chhu rivers at Chuzom.
A historic city that boasts more than 150 temples and monasteries, the city is a treat for religious travelers or those tourists who love to explore the cultural and historic roots of a city. Places like Rinpung Dzong, Dzongdrakha Temple and Kila Gompa, Drugyel dzong or The Fortress of the Victorious Bhutanese, National Museum, and the Tsechu are some of the important sights that define Paro as a city.
Current temperature: 9 degrees
Experience type: Culture, Sightseeing
Ideal for: Families, Solo travelers
Best time to visit: March to November