Vacation rentals in Thimphu

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Popular amenities for Thimphu vacation rentals

Stay near Thimphu's top sights

Buddha Point, Kuenselphodrang7 locals recommend
Tashichho Dzong7 locals recommend
Memorial Chorten6 locals recommend
Motithang Takin Preserve4 locals recommend
Folk Heritage Museum Kawajangsa4 locals recommend
Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan5 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Thimphu

  • Total rentals

    100 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    420 reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    50 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    10 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    10 properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Wifi availability

    80 properties include access to wifi

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Thimphu?

    Thimphu experiences a temperate monsoon climate with warm summers and cool winters. Average summer temperatures range from 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C), while winter temperatures may fall as low as 37°F (3°C). The city receives a fair amount of snowfall during the winter months, making it a beautiful destination for those who love winter landscapes.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Thimphu?

    In Thimphu, you can explore the beautiful and serene Memorial Chorten, visit the majestic Tashichho Dzong, a Buddhist monastery and fortress, learn Bhutanese history at the National Museum, or shop for traditional arts and crafts at the bustling Centenary Farmers Market. For nature lovers, hiking through the peaceful Jigme Dorji National Park is often recommended.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Thimphu?

    The most popular time to visit Thimphu is during the dry season, from October to December, when the weather is most favorable for outdoor activities. Additionally, the Thimphu Tshechu, a vibrant local festival featuring traditional Bhutanese dance and music, is held in September or October, attracting many visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Thimphu?

    Norzin Lam, the city's main street, is a popular place to stay due to its proximity to many attractions and amenities. The peaceful Motithang area, with its lush greenery and local wildlife, is often recommended for those seeking tranquility. Changangkha, with its historic temple and stunning views, is also a frequently suggested place to stay.

  • What are the best places to visit in Thimphu?

    Thimphu has many interesting places to explore, including the Buddha Dordenma statue, a towering figure overlooking the city, and the National Library, which houses a vast collection of Buddhist texts. You can also visit the Folk Heritage Museum to learn about Bhutanese culture or wander through Motithang Takin Preserve for a glimpse of the country's wildlife.

  • What are some hiking trails in Thimphu?

    There are several scenic hiking trails in Thimphu. The Phajoding Monastery trail offers panoramic views of the city, while the Tango Monastery trail winds through beautiful forests. The Dodedrak trail, leading to a charming temple, is another favorite among hiking enthusiasts.

  • What are some family activities to do in Thimphu?

    Families can enjoy a picnic in the serene Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park, visit the Bhutan Postal Museum to create their own stamps, or learn about local flora and fauna at the Royal Botanical Garden. A family hike to Wangditse Monastery, followed by a visit to the nearby Takin Zoo, is another popular option.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Thimphu?

    Day trips from Thimphu often include a visit to the picturesque Punakha Dzong in Punakha, or an exploration of Paro, home to the iconic Tiger's Nest Monastery. Another interesting trip is to the Phobjikha Valley, known for its stunning landscapes and the annual black-necked crane festival.

  • Do house rentals in Thimphu have free parking?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 house rentals with free parking in Thimphu. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • How much does it cost to stay in apartment rentals in Thimphu?

    Experience the best of Thimphu with our apartment rentals, starting at about $10 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

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