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    • 2 days extra- More in Paro or flying visit to Bumthang?

      Paro Apr 15, 2014 at 7:01 AM

      My wife and I are going to Bhutan in 2nd week of May,in a photo tour, and will be having standard itinerary of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha, 2 days each. After this we will separate from the group, and have 2 days extra. How shall we use them? Explore more in Paro or in Thimphu or shall we squeeze in an overnight trip to Bumthang region with a hope of different experience, terrain and additional photo opportunities?

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      Where should I go between my flights to Paro from Kathmandu?

      Paro Mar 31, 2014 at 9:02 PM

      I will be going to Paro in end April. My flight is from Hong Kong arriving to Kathmandu at 22:00, but then my next flight to Paro is the next day at 0925. It's approx 10 hours in between so I hesitate to book a hotel just for that, as well to pay the Nepal visa just for few hours.
      Would that be safe to stay in the airport overnight? Or I have the access to get in to the Kathmandu airport lounge, would they be opened until the next morning?

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    • Bhutan on bicycle

      Bhutan Apr 9, 2014 at 6:31 AM

      Im planning for a Bhutan trip on my cycle this May? Any tips

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    • Does the plan look good?

      Bhutan Apr 3, 2014 at 8:45 AM

      DAY 1 "Arrival at 5:45am in New Jalpaiguri, Head to Phuentsholing" Cab 142 kms 4hours
      DAY 2 Phuentsholing to Paro Cab 149 Kms 4hours
      DAY 3 Paro Cab full day
      DAY 4 Paro Cab full day
      DAY 5 Paro to Thimpu Cab 73 Kms 2hours
      DAY 6 Thimpu Cab full day
      DAY 7 Thimpu to Punakha Cab 70 Kms 3.5hours
      DAY 8 Punakha to Wangduephodrang Cab 13 Kms 1hours
      DAY 9 "Punakha/ Wangduephodrang to Trongsa" Cab 129 Kms 4.5hours
      DAY 10 Trongsa to Bhumthang Cab 68 Kms 2.5hours
      DAY 11 Bhumthang to Phuentsholing Cab 415 Kms 7hours
      DAY 12 Phuentsholing Cab full day
      DAY 13 "Phuentsholing to New Jalpaiguri to Kolkata" Cab & Train "Road - 142 Kms; Train - Darjeeling Mail" 4hours

      Rough Budget (in INR per person)
      Main Travel 7500
      Local Travel (Rs 600 for 12 days) 7200
      Stay (Rs 800 for 12 days) 9600
      Food (Rs 500 for 16 days) 8000
      Incidentals 5000
      Total 37300

      What are the things that need to be changed?
      Does this look too hectic?
      We plan to take share cabs between the above places.

      Awaiting your responses!

      Happy Travelling.

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    • 2 days extra- More in Paro or flying visit to Bumthang?

      Paro Apr 15, 2014 at 7:01 AM

      My wife and I are going to Bhutan in 2nd week of May,in a photo tour, and will be having standard itinerary of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha, 2 days each. After this we will separate from the group, and have 2 days extra. How shall we use them? Explore more in Paro or in Thimphu or shall we squeeze in an overnight trip to Bumthang region with a hope of different experience, terrain and additional photo opportunities?

    • Bhutan on bicycle

      Bhutan Apr 9, 2014 at 6:31 AM

      Im planning for a Bhutan trip on my cycle this May? Any tips

      4 Answers Apr 9, 2014 at 11:47 AM
    • Does the plan look good?

      Bhutan Apr 3, 2014 at 8:45 AM

      DAY 1 "Arrival at 5:45am in New Jalpaiguri, Head to Phuentsholing" Cab 142 kms 4hours
      DAY 2 Phuentsholing to Paro Cab 149 Kms 4hours
      DAY 3 Paro Cab full day
      DAY 4 Paro Cab full day
      DAY 5 Paro to Thimpu Cab 73 Kms 2hours
      DAY 6 Thimpu Cab full day
      DAY 7 Thimpu to Punakha Cab 70 Kms 3.5hours
      DAY 8 Punakha to Wangduephodrang Cab 13 Kms 1hours
      DAY 9 "Punakha/ Wangduephodrang to Trongsa" Cab 129 Kms 4.5hours
      DAY 10 Trongsa to Bhumthang Cab 68 Kms 2.5hours
      DAY 11 Bhumthang to Phuentsholing Cab 415 Kms 7hours
      DAY 12 Phuentsholing Cab full day
      DAY 13 "Phuentsholing to New Jalpaiguri to Kolkata" Cab & Train "Road - 142 Kms; Train - Darjeeling Mail" 4hours

      Rough Budget (in INR per person)
      Main Travel 7500
      Local Travel (Rs 600 for 12 days) 7200
      Stay (Rs 800 for 12 days) 9600
      Food (Rs 500 for 16 days) 8000
      Incidentals 5000
      Total 37300

      What are the things that need to be changed?
      Does this look too hectic?
      We plan to take share cabs between the above places.

      Awaiting your responses!

      Happy Travelling.

      4 Answers Apr 4, 2014 at 6:14 AM
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      Where should I go between my flights to Paro from Kathmandu?

      Paro Mar 31, 2014 at 9:02 PM

      I will be going to Paro in end April. My flight is from Hong Kong arriving to Kathmandu at 22:00, but then my next flight to Paro is the next day at 0925. It's approx 10 hours in between so I hesitate to book a hotel just for that, as well to pay the Nepal visa just for few hours.
      Would that be safe to stay in the airport overnight? Or I have the access to get in to the Kathmandu airport lounge, would they be opened until the next morning?

    • Travel Vaccinations

      Bhutan Mar 14, 2014 at 5:45 PM

      I am travelling to Bhutan in April and have been advised to get tetanus , typhoid and Hep A injections.Do people think it is really necessary.
      Would appreciate advice.

      7 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 2:26 AM
    • Thimphu Nightlife

      Thimphu Jan 14, 2014 at 2:02 AM

      Where is All Star Hot Gals Nightlife club located

      6 Answers Jan 14, 2014 at 3:18 PM
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      TRAVEL TO BHUTAN

      Bhutan Jan 9, 2014 at 2:50 AM

      Am in Australia can any experienced person tell me of best fights from here to Bhutan please

      7 Answers Jan 14, 2014 at 1:43 AM
    • will i require different permit to go to phuentsholing from paro

      Bhutan Nov 13, 2013 at 12:06 PM

      hi, i have my flight to paro from kolkata, and while return i have a train from hasimara, my question is that, whether i can travel to phuentsholing with the entry permit itself or will i require a seperate route permit to travel to phuentsholing.

      3 Answers Nov 22, 2013 at 9:09 AM
    • Phuntsholing to Lobesa

      Bhutan Nov 8, 2013 at 11:45 AM

      Please tell me how to go to Lobesa from Phuntsholing directly. Where to stay there at Lobesa (chea hotels please)?

      1 Answer Nov 22, 2013 at 8:39 AM
    • Information on Bhutan Travel

      Bhutan Sep 24, 2013 at 12:01 AM

      Hi, I am based at Bhutan. If you are looking for suggestions and guidance on travel to Bhutan and to help you with your itinerary, do let me know, thanks

      1 Answer Dec 28, 2013 at 11:08 AM
    • flight to bhutan

      Bhutan Sep 11, 2013 at 5:20 PM

      I am trying to visit Bhutan on June of 2104. I didn't found any flight to Bhutan from United State of America. Is there any flight come to Bhutan from USA.

      4 Answers Nov 11, 2013 at 10:27 PM
    • Suggestion required for 6 night / 7 days itinerary for Bhutan in October.

      Bhutan Sep 1, 2013 at 7:45 PM

      I am planning for a Bhutan trip. Starting on 5th of October from Sealdah ( Kolkata) and got tickets for Kolkata on 12th from Hasimara. Please suggest an itinerary and weather condition.I have no hotel booking in advance ,so suggest me the best possible itinerary.Also tell me can I go to Bumthang?
      Thanks.............

      5 Answers Sep 23, 2013 at 11:42 PM
    • Places for fun

      Thimphu Aug 29, 2013 at 2:34 AM

      I am going for a business trip to thimphu, whole day I will be busy meetings. where can i have some fun at the night

      2 Answers Dec 28, 2013 at 11:08 AM
    • Best time to get snow in bhutan

      Bhutan Jun 26, 2013 at 4:09 AM

      Hi,

      I am planning a trip to Bhutan in late January or early February next year. What are my chances to see snowfall in Paro and Thimpu? Could anyone please help me. I would also like to know what are the charges of Hotel Gangtey Palace in Paro. Please help. Thanks a lot in advance.

      2 Answers Nov 5, 2013 at 9:32 PM
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      Paro or Thimpu

      Bhutan May 24, 2013 at 8:45 PM

      Just have 3 days. After landing at Paro, should I devote 2 days to Paro or travel to Thimpu and spend the days there? Third day return.

      Thank You!

      5 Answers Dec 28, 2013 at 11:08 AM
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      What itinerary to plan in Bhutan.

      Bhutan Mar 10, 2013 at 8:07 PM

      I am an Indian national, planning a 5 days holiday in Bhutan in June 2013. Can someone suggest which places I should be visiting

      3 Answers Jul 18, 2013 at 1:57 PM
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      Festivals in October

      Bhutan Dec 3, 2012 at 10:48 AM

      Has anyone been o this festival : Jambay Lhakhang Drup Bumthang Oct 18, 2013 Oct 22, 2013?
      Where exactly is it (easy to get to ?) and how much time should we foresee for this?

      1 Answer Dec 28, 2012 at 11:29 PM
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      Suggestions for 2 weeks in Bhutan

      Bhutan Dec 3, 2012 at 10:46 AM

      We want to go to Bhutan in October for 2 weeks in combination with 4 days of Katmandu. Any suggestions for itinerary?
      From a travel agent we received this proposal:
      Day 1 arrival Paro
      Dag 2 Paro
      Dag 3 Paro – Thimpu via Haa
      Dag 4 Thimpu
      Dag 5 Thimpu – Wangdue via Punakha
      Dag 6 Wangdue – Trongsa
      Dag 7 Trongsa – Bumthang valley
      Dag 8 Bumthang valley
      Dag 9 Bumthang – Mongar via Ura
      Dag 10 Mongar / excursie Khoma
      Dag 11 Mongar – Trashigang
      Dag 12 Trashigang / excursion Tashi Yangste
      Dag 13 Trashigang – Samdrup Jongkar
      Dag 14 leave Samdrup Jongkar
      Is this offering a good diverse view of the highlights or is it missing some must sees?

      4 Answers Dec 28, 2013 at 11:08 AM
    • trips to Phuentsholing

      Bhutan Oct 4, 2012 at 9:57 PM

      Hi there

      I am looking online for tours to Bhutan. The one thing i want to include on an itinery is a trip to Phuentsholing where Bhutan meets India and theres a Crocodile farm.

      Does anyone happen to know any bhutan tours that goes to Phuentsholing. It would be good to make this trip without having to finish the tour by crossing into India. As i think most tours prefer you to have a return ticket from Thailand

      1 Answer Jul 18, 2013 at 1:57 PM
    • Question about permit

      Bhutan Jun 19, 2012 at 10:43 AM

      I have a plan to enter Bhutan through Phuntshilong border by road and my first destination will be Thimphu.

      So far, I understand that I will be given permit for Thimphu at Phuntshilong border.

      My question is do I need to have separate permits for Paro, Punakha, Bumthang, Wangdue, Gangtey, Trongsa, Lhuntse & Trashigang?

      How long it takes to get this permit and what are the costs relating to this?

      2 Answers Jul 4, 2013 at 9:37 AM
    • Bhutan Dress

      Bhutan Jun 17, 2012 at 12:55 AM

      Where should i buy Bhutan Dress?

      3 Answers Dec 17, 2013 at 12:58 AM
    • Can I travel independently in Bhutan?

      Bhutan May 15, 2012 at 12:43 PM

      Hi, I am Tareque from Bangladesh.

      a. Is it possible to travel independently in Bhutan for Bangladeshi citizens?
      b. After arriving at Phuentsholing, via India, can I hire a minibus to reach Paro or Thimphu? How much it might cost per person?
      c. Alternately, is good bus services available at Phuentsholing?

      Thanks for the help.

      2 Answers May 18, 2012 at 3:35 AM
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      Independent tours

      Bhutan May 10, 2012 at 3:22 AM

      Can Australians do an independent tour of Bhutan say for 10 days...how hard is it to get a visa.

      5 Answers May 20, 2012 at 8:38 PM
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      Suggestions for accommodation in Punakha in the month of may

      Punakha Dzongkhag Apr 4, 2012 at 7:03 AM

      Hello, I have been trying to get a room for 2 nights in May for a family of husband,wife and teenager son. We need one room only.
      The hotels that look good on the website are all sold out. Please help me find a clean and comfortable hotel near the river.
      Thank you,

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      Is this a sensible itinerary

      Bhutan Mar 25, 2012 at 4:20 AM

      We are planning a trip to Bhutan and this is our tentative itinerary --
      Day 1 -- drive from gangtok and reach Phuntscholing by road, if we get permit soon, then proceed to Paro otherwise stay for a night at Phuntscholing
      Day 2 -- Paro
      Day 3-- Paro
      Day 4 -- paro to Thimphu
      Day 5 -- thimphu
      Day 6 -- Thimphu
      Day 7 -- kept it free( suggestions required)
      Day 8 -- suggestions required
      Day 9 -- return to Phuntscholing and proceed to India.
      We want to do one home stay and get an insight into Bhutanese medicine.
      Which place is Bhutan is best to do our shopping -- Paro or Thimphu?
      Thank you all,
      Seetha

      2 Answers Apr 3, 2012 at 12:28 AM
    • Bhutan Release Form

      Bhutan Mar 19, 2012 at 2:37 PM

      Did anyone who has travelled or is travelling to Bhutan have to sign a Release Form regarding liability release of risk and guarantee from your tour company. This is the first time we have been sent these forms which release our legal rights. We are not trekking, just travelling as a pair with a driver and tour guide. Are all drivers experienced and the condition of motor vehicles in excellent road worthy condition. Thank you.

      1 Answer Apr 3, 2012 at 1:05 AM
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      Suggestions for an itenary for 8 to 9 days

      Bhutan Mar 12, 2012 at 1:49 AM

      We are a family of husband, wife and a 14 year old boy. I wish to know the following --
      1. Is it a must to go through a travel agent/ tour operator? We are Indian nationals.
      2. We plan to go to Bhutan in the 1st week or 2 nd week of May this year, what are the places we can cover in 8 to 9 days? We are interested in scenic locations, easy treks, home stays and a bit of culture and massages. Would be grateful for any suggestions for an itenary.
      3. We propose to drive down from the city of Gangtok in Sikkim, India. So would be entering from Pheuntsholing. Is that the right route or is there any better option?
      Thank you so much.
      Seetha

      3 Answers Jul 27, 2012 at 3:10 AM
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      Bhutan travel

      Bhutan Jan 4, 2012 at 1:37 AM

      Hi All

      I am interested in going to Bhutan with my wife from England.
      I need some advice where to start and how to find travel agents to Bhutan. Also visas, tours etc. We are not into treaking but just like to visit for around 10 nights.
      What are the costs for travel to Bhutan, perhaps i should combine it with Nepal (Kathmandu)
      All advice suggestions would be appreciated, thanks, Bal

      6 Answers Dec 28, 2013 at 11:08 AM
    • Bhutan Travel Agents

      Bhutan Nov 15, 2011 at 8:58 AM

      We are two seniors (not very athletic - more cultural types) traveling to Bhutan in early April and have several quotes from agents and want to know if there is positive or negative feedback about them or alternative suggestions:
      Yetis and Dragons, Bhutan Travelers, Asia Transpacific Tours.
      Thanks

      3 Answers Jan 4, 2012 at 7:01 AM
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      Address of Tamshing Goemba

      Bhutan Jul 10, 2011 at 5:34 AM

      Hello!

      I need to send a letter (because of a promise I made to someone) to Tamshing Goemba and I need the full address. Anyone knows???

      I just know: Chokhor Valley, Jakar. Is it enough???

      Thank you all!

      5 Answers Jul 27, 2012 at 3:11 AM