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Hotels information about Bhutan
Bhutan lies between 89o and 92o E and
27o and 28o N.
46,620 sq km
75,00 ft. (1547 m)
Best Visiting Season
March to May
& October to December
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Hotel Amankora Thimphu
Thimphu accepts reservations from 1st January 2006. Accepting
reservations from 1 January 2006, Amankora Thimphu is
Amanresorts' fourth lodge in Bhutan. Set in a blue pine forest in the
upper reaches of the Motithang area of the adjacent Thimphu Valley, this
16-suite lodge remains a quiet retreat while being close to the
capital's sights and shopping. In the spacious valley of Phobjikha near
the quaint village of Gangtey is Amanresorts' third property in Bhutan,
Amankora Gangtey. On a forested knoll, the recently
opened eight-suite lodge has broad views of the valley floor and the
dominant 16th century Gangtey Goemba.
Hotel Kichu Resort Paro
Located To Next To Paro Chu River The Resort is Just 20 Minutes Drive
From International Airport At Paro And 2 Hours Drive From The Capital -
The Kichu Resort has 52 room all attached with bath telephone and other
amenities. For More Details click on the Main Link.
Druk Hotel Thimpu
in the beautiful city Timphu. A best place for tours from all over the
world. Experience the unique and legendary hospitality of the Bhutanese
people at, "The Druk. The Druk Group of Hotels, part of the "Tashi
Group of Companies" offers you the warm hospitality of Bhutan in all its
finesse and warmth. In a land rich in its heritage, culture and its warm
hospitable people. For More Details click on the Main Link.
Hotel Taktsang Thimpu
At Taktsang, we take
the initiative to know our customer's preferences; therefore we ensure
that it is not only an experience you want to live but also an
experience that you would want to take home. Located at the heart of
Thimphu town, Hotel Taktsang prides in 16 luxurious rooms with 24 supply
of both hot and cold water. We anticipate a client's needs : a hair
cutting saloon, Hall Mark gift shop, physiotherapy and body massage
services, ISD/STD - all for you under one roof. We also share our ideas
with our business consultancy services. Hotel Taktsang is recognized by
the Tourism Authority of Bhutan and Government Agencies.
For More Details click on the Main Link.
Hotel Jumolhari Thimpu
right in the heart of the city center with easy access to all shopping
areas and places of interest. Marvel at the grandeur of snow capped
hills and the willow lined "Thimphu Chu" (river) meandering past.
For More Details
click on the Main Link.
Hotel Uma Paro
The hotel is located
on a 38-acre site atop a tree-clad hill, close to the town of Paro,
which is one of the main cultural centres of Bhutan. For More
Details click on the Main Link.
Travel in Bhutan
Bhutan often reversed as the
'Land of the peaceful Dragon' is still regarded as one of the last
"Shangri-La" in the Himalayan region because of its remoteness, it's
spectacular mountain terrain, varied flora and fauna and it's unique
ancient Buddhist monasteries. It is relatively unexplored pockets of
Asia, which allows only limited number of discerning travelers to enter
the country with special travel visa permits.
Bhutan has never been
colonized and although recorded history mentions the country in the 7th
century, its independence was recognized even before that. In the 8th
century, the great Tantrik mystic, Guru Padmasambhava or Guru Rinpoche
came to Bhutan from Swat, in present-day Pakistan, and spread the
The monsoon starts in
mid June and lasts untill end of September. The climate within the
mountain varies greatly according to precipitations and wind conditions.
In the Duars Plain and upto 1500m. The climate is sub-tropical with high
humidity and heavy rain fall. The climate of mid- mountain belt varies,
such that low-
Geographical Features of Bhutan
Regionally the country can be divided into
Eastern, Central and Western sectors. Western is the most important
region where the capital Thimphu, Paro airport, ancient forts and
important monasteries are located. It has five valleys: Ha, Paro,
Thimphu, Punakha, and Wangdi Phodrang.
How to Reach Bhutan
You can access Bhutan
by air or road. From the airport at Paro, you can take a flight on the
National carrier, Druk Air, to Paro from Delhi or Kolkata. There are no
domestic airlines or trains in Bhutan. However the main roads are well
maintained. The main two lane highways run from west to east connecting
all the major towns
Bhutan is the
neighboring country of India and near the border of Sikkim Darjeeling,
which is easily can be see on the Map of India. Tourists need a visa;
it should be applied at least 15 days in advance and a traveler will not
be allowed on board the plane unless visa clearance has been received
from Thimphu. A handling agent will arrange for visas and other such
Strict regulations are
in force forbidding tourist leaving with antiques and artifacts. It is
safe to purchase handicrafts and thankas (religious painted scrolls)
from the handicraft emporium. With any purchase from a shop, keep the
fully documented receipt which may be required at the time of departure.
Do not buy anything directly from villagers.
Ngultrum, called Nu, is
the Bhutanese unit of currency and has the same value as the Indian
Rupee. US Dollars, Sterling and German Mark, etc. can be exchanged at
the Bank of Bhutan in Thimphu or at main hotels.
The phone system in
Bhutan is being modernized and it is now possible to make a call to the
major cities of Europe, India, Japan, etc. Calls from Thimphu are placed
through an operator. Bhutan also has limited fax facilities.
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