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Best Punakha Family Hotels

Dhensa Boutique Resort
4 out of 5
Wolakha, Punakha, Punakha, Bhutan
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4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"Very nice place, with good food. But very expensive, particularly by Bhutanese standards. There's another place with a fantastic view directly overlooking the Punakha Zhong that is included in the package tour prices, so you don't have to pay extra."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2019

Dhensa Boutique Resort
RKPO Green Resort
4 out of 5
Lobesa, Punakha
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3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)

"The Location and infrastructure was very good . View from the Room was very pleasing . BUT The water pressure in the Taps and Shower was very low . The food quantity served at Buffet in Dinner and Breakfast was not up to the mark"…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2019

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Where Should We Stay in Punakha?

The historic destination of Punakha is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your kids. The excursions, island setting, and art scene are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Take to the air and fly into Paro (PBH), which is located 29.3 mi (47.2 km) from the city center. Punakha has 2 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Dhensa Boutique Resort - Offers a restaurant, free valet parking, and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 4-star hotel.

RKPO Green Resort - Features a restaurant, free parking, and free breakfast. This 4-star resort is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

When Should We Visit Punakha?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Punakha.

  • Hottest months: July, June, August, and May, with an average temperature of 71°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 15°F
  • Driest months: April, October, March, and February, with an average rainfall of 0 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average rainfall of 3.75 inches

What Should We See and Do in Punakha?

While you and your family are visiting, you might want to check out some of the landmarks that Punakha is known for such as Punakha Dzong, Stupa at Dochula, and Dechencholing Palace. Make sure you have time for activities like Dechen Phrodrang Monastery and Simtokha Dzong.

Punakha is also known for its:
  • Riverfront
  • Monuments
  • Temples
  • Art
  • Excursions
  • Historical sites
  • Restaurants

Frequently asked questions

What's Punakha like for family-friendly vacations?
The historic destination of Punakha is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your kids. The excursions, island setting, and restaurants are just some of the things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Arrange a flight into Paro (PBH), which is located 29.3 mi (47.2 km) from the city center.
What's the weather like in Punakha?
The hottest months are usually June and July with an average temp of 58°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 33°F. Average annual rainfall for Punakha is 16 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Punakha?
While you are visiting Punakha, you might want to round up the kiddos and make time to see interesting attractions such as Chimi L’hakhang Temple and Bhutan National Library. Make sure you have time for activities like Punakha Dzong and Stupa at Dochula.

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