Talo is a charming hamlet in Bhutan that is located on a plateau above the Punakha Valley. Talo, one of Punakha’s most picturesque and cleanest settlements, is perched at a height of 9186 feet. Talo, which is surrounded by deep coniferous and tree woods, is a popular tourist destination in Punakha Valley and one of the must-see spots in Bhutan. The main attraction in Talo is Talo Sangacholing, or Talo Monastery, which is perched on the highest point of the charming Bhutanese hamlet. The summer retreat location for one of Bhutan’s Zabdrung was Talo Monastery.
Talo’s surrounding hills covered with lush greenery make it one of the most beautiful places in entire Bhutan. The monastery and its splendid structure are also worth noting. The women of Talo are considered to be the most beautiful in the whole region of Bhutan.
April-June: The valley that surrounds Talo at this time of year is awash in a colorful display of rhododendrons in bloom. In addition to the picturesque vista, tourists can take pleasure in Talo’s pleasant climate.
July to September: Talo receives an average amount of rainfall at this time of year, making the road getting there challenging to travel.
October-March: The best time to visit Talo is in the winter when there is little to no rain and visitors may enjoy the brisk weather and the unobstructed view of the Punakha Valley encircled by steep mountains.
Trekking from Punakha Valley to Talo is the most practical route. It takes an hour to climb to Talo from Punakha’s main town. Five kilometers of driving distance separates Punakha from Talo. If you are planning to visit the monastery by air, you must board a flight to Paro International Airport. And after that, get a car to cover 123 km of driving distance from Paro to Talo Monastery. To go to Talo, Bhutan Holidays provides economical custom-made package tours that include transportation service.
Being one of the must-visit places in Bhutan, there are many options for accommodations in Punakha. Visitors can either stay in homestays, resorts, and budget hostels in Punakha. With Hotel Booking services of Bhutan Holidays, travelers can easily choose a place to stay in Punakha according to their liking and budget.