in Punakha Dzongkhag, Bhutan
- Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (Unesco heritage, 94 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 27.667 and 89.917 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 27° 40' 0" and E 89° 55' 0"
- 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: 01:23 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:42 am and 5:46 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2023-02-07 08:13:52
Dawakha in Punakha Dzongkhag is a city in Bhutan about 22 mi (or 35 km) north-east of Thimphu, the country's capital.
Local time in Dawakha is now 01:23 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Dawakha. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 35 mi (or 57 km), South-West. 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 94 mi (or 152 km). If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Punakha, Wangdue Phodrang, Gasa, Lungtenzampa and Thimphu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 9°C / 47 °F
|Morning Temperature||1°C / 35 °F|
|Evening Temperature||4°C / 40 °F|
|Night Temperature||3°C / 38 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 81% of sky|
|General Conditions||Rain and snow|
Thursday, 9th of February 2023
10°C (50 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Friday, 10th of February 2023
11°C (52 °F)
5°C (42 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Saturday, 11th of February 2023
13°C (56 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Entering Punakha Dzong, winter seat of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot) and ancient capital of Bhutan.
River Rafting in Bhutan - Rivers Pho Chu (father) & Mo Chu (mother)
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The Punakha Festival - Palace of Great Happiness
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Punakha Festival - Intro
An intro to Punakha festival and what to expect at this most colorful event in Punakha, Bhutan.
River Rafting at Punakha, Bhutan
River Rafting on the Female River in the Punakha valley of Bhutan near the Punakha Dzong in spring time in April 2018.
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