Royal Botanical Park | Camping Co

Private


Royal Botanical Park


Punakha, Bhutan


Accessible By:-

Road

Known for:-

Vast biological corridor, rhododendron flowers and free camping
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Off Roading

Cycling

Campfire

Toilets

Description And Features

Royal Botanical Park is the first of its kind in Bhutan which is currently the only carbon negative country in the world which means it absorbs more carbon from the atmosphere than it generates. The park has numerous varieties of deers and horses and is host to abundant plant life in its 120 sq km biological corridor. The rhododendron flowers are a spectacle as you camp in various zones dedicated to the purpose. We recommend reaching here earlier than or by 5 PM as it gets difficult to set up camp in the wild after losing daylight. Distance/Time from Guwahati: 408.4 km / 10 and a half-hour drive

Amenities

  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Pets
  • Charging Point
  • Drinking Water
  • Barbeque
  •     Bonfire
  • Picnic Table
  • Breakfast

Activities


Off-Roading

Visite nearby places.

Trekking

More than five cliffs near 10km range.

Swimming

Swim from the core of your heart.

Fishing

let's go fishing!

Accomodation and charges


Check-in:

Flexible

Check-out:

Flexible

Cancellation policy:

Flexible

Climate and Temperature


Suitable-for:

summer

Temp in Summer:

15-20

Temp in Winter:

0-5

Visit the Punakha Suspension Bridge

One of the oldest suspension bridges in the world and the second-longest in Bhutan, this bridge has gone under years of renovation. It was built to connect the Samdingkha and Wangkha villages back in the days and holds major architectural and cultural importance in the history of Bhutan.



Visit the Koma Tsachu hot water springs

The Koma Tsachu hot water springs are a one-hour drive away from Punakha, followed by a 2-hour hike. The water spring is located inside the Jigme Dorji National Park. The bathing pools are housed in four different rooms, complete with solar lighting, mats and tents that can be pitched outside. The hot water springs are supposed to have therapeutic value.



Street shopping for souvenirs

On your Bhutan trip, shopping is fun and super interactive. The gorgeous stoles and woollens made in Bhutanese style from material sourced from local sheep are available in little shops and markets everywhere. The city centre in Punakha is where you get all kinds of souvenirs you would want to take back from your Bhutan trip. Dry fruits are particularly famous here, and local artisan work including statues, jewellery and other quirky home decor items are commonly available in Punakha shops.