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: 09:04 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
- UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:02 am and 6:12 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Robinson Crusoe
- This place on Geonames.org
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 09:04 AM (Friday). 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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)
The Pho Chu (father) and Mo Chu (mother) rivers in the Punakha–Wangdue valley in Bhutan offers River Rafting opportunities. The Pho Chu and Mo Chu Rivers after the confluence is known as...
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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.
Punakha District is one of the 20 dzongkhags (districts) comprising Bhutan. It is bordered by Thimphu, Gasa, and Wangdue Phodrang Districts. The dominant language in the district is Dzongkha, the national language.
Punakha is the administrative centre of Punakha dzongkhag, one of the 20 districts of Bhutan. Punakha was the capital of Bhutan and the seat of government until 1955, when the capital was moved to Thimphu. It is about 72 km away from Thimphu and it takes about 3 hours by car from the capital Thimphu. Unlike Thimphu it is quite warm in winter and hot in summer.