Paro Populated2
in Paro Dzongkhag, Bhutan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.386 and 89.427 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 23' 10" and E 89° 25' 38"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ngultrum - BTN
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:32 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:16 am and 6:59 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Current travel safety evaluation for Bhutan in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Bhutan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bhutan. Last Update: 2024-07-14 08:23:34

Delve into Paro Populated2

Paro Populated2 in Paro Dzongkhag is a city located in Bhutan about 14 mi (or 23 km) south-west of Thimphu, the country's capital town.

Current time in Paro Populated2 is now 04:32 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Paro Populated2. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in India at a distance of 109 mi (or 175 km). In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Paro, Ha, Thimphu, Lungtenzampa and Tsimasham. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 1004 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 15th of July 2024

20°C (68 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of July 2024

19°C (67 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of July 2024

17°C (63 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Riverfront Le Meridien Paro

1,2 mi

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

COMO Uma Paro Bhutan

3,3 mi
00000 Paro

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

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Paro International Airport

Published: January 19, 2008
Length: 27:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Anders Eriksson

Landing at Paro International Airport.

Drukair take-off from Paro

Published: November 24, 2009
Length: 08:28 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: greenteavideo

Blogged: Filmed from the look-out point to the west (I think?) of the airport. That is not me talking in the background but...

Paro Bhutan Take off

Published: September 05, 2008
Length: 02:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Drukyulgoods

Cockpit video taken aboard a DrukAir Airbus 319 on a flight from Paro, Bhutan to Katmandu, Nepal.

Trip to Bhutan Day 1

Published: February 27, 2014
Length: 53:26 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Bruno cipriani

Bangkok - Kolkata India - Paro Bhutan, airport, National Museum, Paro Fortress, With our Guides in Bhutan Mr.Tandin & Mr.Nado.

Near crash at Paro, the world's most dangerous airport

Published: October 12, 2011
Length: 01:02 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Roy van Arem

Paro is one of the most dangerous airports in the world. The pilot had to turn the plane hard to avoid crashing into the mountains. Very scary indeed.

Tiger's Nest Monastery (Paro Taktsang)

Published: September 10, 2011
Length: 31:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: littlebhutan

Tiger's Nest Monastery (Paro Taktsang) - Taktsang is one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan. It is situated on a vertical cliff at 3000m north...

Landings at Paro, Buthan

Published: July 05, 2011
Length: 46:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: clidey71

Landing attempts in FS2004 with CaptainSim707 and iFly 736 at Paro, Buthan.

One of the World's Most Challenging Airports - Paro, Bhutan

Published: January 21, 2015
Length: 36:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Aloke K. Bose

Paro, the only International Airport in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, is one of the World's Most Challenging, because of it being located deep in a valley 7332 feet (2235 m) above mean...

Drukair A319 Approaching PARO airport RWY33, Bhutan VQPR

Published: December 25, 2010
Length: 53:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: bokukeisuke

In cross wind condition. It's difficult for me !!

Landing in Paro (Bhutan) from Bangkok

Published: November 05, 2013
Length: 20:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mario Scrittore Biondi

Italian writer Mario Biondi shows a few minutes (the landing) of his flight Bangkok - Paro (Bhutan) on October 17.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

National Museum of Bhutan

National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, above Rinpung Dzong under the command of His Majesty, the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third hereditary Monarch of Bhutan. The necessary infrastructure was created to house some of the finest specimens of Bhutanese art, including masterpieces of bronze statues and paintings.

Located at 27.4287, 89.4256 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums established in 1968, Museums in Bhutan, National museums, 1968 in Bhutan

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