Travel Bhutan in June

Travel to Bhutan in June. The Kingdom of Bhutan is a landlocked nation nestled in the eastern Himalayas, bordering China to the north and India to the south. With a total area of 38,394 Km and an area distance of around 350 km from east to west and 150 km from north to South, Bhutan lies between 88 degrees 45′ and 92 degrees 10′ longitude east. It is a mountainous country except for a strip of plains in the south.

Average monthly minimum and maximum temperature in Thimphu, Bhutan

Bhutan Weather and Temperature in June

The climate varies widely depending on elevation. Southern Bhutan is warmer compared to other parts of Bhutan. The central valleys, Punakha, Wangdue, Mongar, Trashigang, Trongsa, and Lhuntse have semi-tropical climate with cool winters.

Weather and temperature are very favourable in Bhutan in the month of June.

Places to Visit Bhutan in June

The best places to visit Bhutan in June are Paro, Thimphu, Wangdiphodrang and Bumthang. The places received very little rainfall compared to southern Bhutan. Most of southern Bhutan experience heavy rainfall due to which visiting these places can be risky. 

Paro: The broad Paro valley is the entry point for all visitors flying into Bhutan on the national carrier. This beautiful terraced valley is home to many of Bhutan’s oldest temples and Bhutan’s only airport. The national museam (ancient watch tower) is here and the popular Tiger Nest temple clings to a sheer cliff, which is 3000m above sea level and 900m above Paro Valley.

Thimphu: Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan and it is the centre of the Government. The broad Thimphu Valley represents mostly the urban way of life. Just like any other place in Bhutan, this valley is clothed with beautiful trees from the valley to the tops of the hills and with beautiful buildings built and maintained by traditional Bhutanese architects.

Wangdiphodrang: The district covers a very large area from the northern snow-capped mountain to the cold damp glacial valley of Phobjikha to the warm breezy town of Wangdi.

Monsoon Rain in June in Different Parts of Bhutan

June marks the onset of the monsoon in Bhutan. Rainfall in the first half of June is usually moderate and gets incessant with strong winds as the month proceeds.

Things to do in Bhutan in June

June is the start of the Monsoon season in Bhutan and outdoor activities can be restricted due to unpredictable weather conditions. You can always find things you can do in Bhutan apart from trekking and cultural sightseeing. Some of the picks our clients have loved to do in Bhutan.

Shopping: Bhutan has a small but vibrant cottage industry. Traditional craftsmen use simple tools to make a variety of crafts specially designed for use in Bhutanese homes rather than for sale in the tourist market although the concept of souvenirs is catching soon.

Textile: If you enjoy local textiles visit the craft bazaar opposite Taj Tashi right in the heart of the capital city. The country’s famous high-quality textiles made from the art of Bhutanese weaving mainly come from the eastern part of Bhutan.

Bird Watching: Bhutan is increasingly being described as the birding capital of the World. Bhutan boasts about 800-900 species of birds which include ducks, waders, birds of prey, thrushes, finches, and buntings. The country harbours more than 16 species of vulnerable birds.

Bhutan Tour Packages in June

June is the best month to explore the culture and traditions of Bhutan. Bhutan has a profound cultural diversity. With more than 80% of the country being Buddhist, the ways of the Buddhist practice have had a huge impact on the Bhutanese culture. The influence of Buddhism is very visible in the everyday life of the Bhutanese people. The country boasts thousands of monasteries and the landscape is dotted with stupas, prayer wheels, prayer flags, and many other insignias celebrating the Buddhist religion. The tour package contains visits to popular Buddhist sites, Local farm houses, temples, and museums.

What to wear in Bhutan in June?

As the temperatures are warm you can carry your summer wear like t-shirts, summer jeans, joggers anything you are comfortable in. You don’t have to carry super thick clothes during this time. A simple jacket will be okay. Sometimes it can be windy. If you are trekking during this month add, trekking boots and some warm clothes and jackets because you will be trekking at higher altitudes where the temperatures can be cold.

Bhutan Flights in June

Bhutan operates flights to Kolkatta, Singapore, Kathmandu, Delhi, Bangkok and Guwahati. June is the lean season in Bhutan and getting flights to any one of the destinations is easy. Find Details

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