The average price of a 7-day trip to Punakha is $1,840 for a solo traveler, $3,305 for a couple, and $6,195 for a family of 4. Punakha hotels range from $59 to $275 per night with an average of $119, while most vacation rentals will cost $80 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Baghdogra Airport (IXB) are between $1,215 and $1,985 per person for economy flights and $3,813 to $6,229 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $52 to $98 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Punakha, BT

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to IXB and stay in a Punakha hotel:

  • January 22nd to February 11th
  • March 19th to July 22nd (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 30th and July 2nd)
  • August 20th to October 14th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Punakha is usually late May.

 

Average Punakha Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Punakha for a week is $1,291-$2,634($184-$376 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $98 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $645 to $1,588 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $60 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $47 to $57 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Punakha for a week is $3,440-$5,702($491-$815 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $196 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,290 to $3,176 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $60 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $47 to $57 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Punakha for a week is $4,432-$9,816($633-$1,402 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $208 to $392 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,580 to $6,352 for economy

Lodging: $120 to $120 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $66 to $80 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Punakha

How cheap can you make a vacation to Punakha? The cheapest trip to Punakha is about $149 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 5% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $40 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $51.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Punakha for a week is $1,046-$2,270($149-$324 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $46 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $645 to $1,588 for economy

Lodging: $51 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $40 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Punakha for a week is $1,852-$4,180($265-$597 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $92 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,290 to $3,176 for economy

Lodging: $51 to $59 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $40 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Punakha for a week is $3,560-$8,348($509-$1,193 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $184 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,580 to $6,352 for economy

Lodging: $102 to $118 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $56 to $96 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Punakha cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Punakha Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Punakha.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Punakha for a week is $4,315-$10,480($616-$1,497 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $114 to $206 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,903 to $4,478 for first class

Lodging: $269 to $275 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $760 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Punakha for a week is $7,016-$16,400($1,002-$2,343 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $228 to $412 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,806 to $8,956 for first class

Lodging: $269 to $275 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $760 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Punakha for a week is $14,032-$30,064($2,005-$4,295 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $456 to $824 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $7,612 to $17,912 for first class

Lodging: $538 to $550 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $560 to $1,064 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Punakha Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Punakha is higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Punakha due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Punakha Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Punakha hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Punakha.

 

Flight Costs to Punakha

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,985 average in mid December to a low of $1,215 in late May. Median flight price is $430. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Punakha our data includes 26 originating airports, and 47 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Punakha from an airport like Charlotte Douglas International (CLT) in Charlotte, NC (the United States) for an average $6,812 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International (CCU) in Kolkata (India) at an average of just $75.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Monday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Monday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Punakha, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $770, so you can easily save about 63% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Punakha can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $23 per person. Private tours can cost $685 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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