Road from Paro to Thimphu || Drive from Paro to Thimphu
The 55km drive from Paro town (50km from the airport) to Thimphu takes just over 1 hour, offering captivating views of Bhutan's valleys, farms, and forests—a delightful introduction to the country's beauty and culture. Drive south along Pachu River to Chuzom, where Thimphu River and Paro River meet. Pass villages like Bondey, Shaba, and Isuna. Catch a glimpse of historic Tamchog Lhakhang before Chuzom. Chuzom is a major road junction: west to Haa (79km), south to Phuntsholing (141km), and northeast to Thimphu (30km). Follow Wangchu River upstream, passing Sitsina, Khasadrapchhu, Namseling, and reach Thimphu.