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    • Rizvee's Profile Photo

      Taxi Fares in Bhutan

      Bhutan Sep 3, 2016 at 11:07 AM

      a) What is the taxi fares for the following routes?
      4) Thimpu sightseeing
      5) Paro sightseeing

      1 Answer Sep 14, 2016 at 4:16 AM
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      Zoom cars from India to Bhutan

      Bhutan Aug 22, 2016 at 2:44 AM

      Can we take indian cabs like zoom cars driving on our own from india to bhutan for our complete trip of a week?

      Thanks in advance.

    • Zoomcar to Bhutan.

      Bhutan Aug 22, 2016 at 1:24 AM

      Do the Border authorities of Bhutan allow Zoomcar(yellow on black number plate) across the border? Has anyone been to Bhutan by Zoomcar?

      1 Answer Sep 24, 2016 at 7:47 AM
    • Paragliding

      Paro May 20, 2016 at 1:15 AM

      Is there any scope for paragliding in paro?

      2 Answers Jun 4, 2016 at 9:15 PM
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      A week in Bhutan in June

      Bhutan Apr 24, 2016 at 8:23 AM

      My wife and me, senior couple, will visit this country, and also Tibet.
      We will appreciate your advise about the more interesting places.
      May you comment any useful Tour organizing the visit?
      Please, I am very grateful for your answer
      Dr Roma Massot, Barcelona

      9 Answers Jun 15, 2016 at 11:25 PM
    • Bhutan Visa

      Bhutan Feb 29, 2016 at 10:47 PM

      There seems to be no consular office in London. But I wish to travel from India to Bhutan and back.
      Can I apply for my visa in Delhi?
      There's an office there.
      I read that only a tour operator can apply for a visa. Is this true?

      5 Answers Apr 16, 2016 at 1:36 AM
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      tigers nest

      Bhutan Jan 21, 2016 at 4:10 PM

      how difficult to hike

      17 Answers Mar 20, 2016 at 11:37 PM
    • stoowie's Profile Photo

      eastern Bhutan

      Bhutan Jan 18, 2016 at 5:26 AM

      Has anyone been there and if so whats your opinion?

      5 Answers May 16, 2016 at 3:47 AM
    • Queries about 8D 7N Bhutan Itinerary 9-16th August 2015

      Bhutan Aug 2, 2015 at 9:51 AM

      My husband and I are travelling to Bhutan for a week from 9th to 16th August. We are flying in and out of Paro from India.
      We haven't used any travel agent. Please help me with the following questions.

      1. What is the the regular Taxi Fare from Paro to Thimphu if we take a taxi from Paro Airport? Are the airport services expensive than regular taxis? We are reaching Paro in the evening and we would like to stay overnight in Thimphu.

      2. We are unable to decide between the following 2 itineraries.
      a) 3 N in Thimphu, 1 N in Punakha, 3 N in Paro. Travel to Thimphu on Day 1, keep Day 2 and Day 3 for SIghtseeing in and around Thimphu, Travel to Punakha on Day 4, Travel back to Paro on Day 5, spend evening and Day 6 doing local Paro sightseeing and Haa valley. See Tiger's Nest on Day 7. Depart from Paro back to India on Day 8.

      b) 3 N in Thimphu, 2 N in Gangtey/Phobhjikha via Dochula and Punakha, 2 N in Paro.
      Travel to Thimphu on Day 1, keep Day 2 and Day 3 for sightseeing in and around Thimphu, Travel to Gangtey on Day 4 via Dochula and Punakha. Do Gangtey sightseeing on Day 5. Return all the way back to Paro on Day 6. See Tiger's nest on Day 7. Depart from Paro on Day 8.

      The second itinerary feels like a stretch and doesn't give us any time to do local Sightseeing in Paro and Haa. The various reviews on Trip Advisor suggest that Gangtey is very beautiful and the Paro sightseeing is not that great apart from Tiger's Nest but some others also have a different perspective about Paro and rave about it.

      3. Please suggest the regular taxi fares for travel around Thimphu, to Punakha and Back to Paro. Would we need a taxi to do local Paro Sightseeing, Haa and Tiger's nest?

      What do you guys suggest! Any help would be appreciated. Thanks a ton in advance!

      2 Answers Aug 5, 2015 at 1:49 AM
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      Hotels & Night Activities

      Bhutan Apr 4, 2015 at 12:06 AM

      Would like to gather comments

      1. The Tiger Nest Resort, Paro
      2. Peaceful Resort, Thimpu
      3. Anything to do in the Night

      I will be visiting in July 2015 so would like to find out more.


      1 Answer Apr 4, 2015 at 1:07 AM
    • Are solo Indian travelers permitted to visit Bhutan on their own?

      Bhutan Feb 9, 2015 at 1:06 AM

      I came across some blogs which mention that as per some recently imposed rule, solo Indian travelers are no longer permitted to enter Bhutan.

      Has anyone recently visited Bhutan and could suggest how true is this information? How do I obtain the entry permit and special area permit as a solo Indian traveler?

    • Indian traveler to Bhutan

      Bhutan Feb 8, 2015 at 6:02 AM

      I plan to travel to Bhutan in April.

      1. What is the situation of low to medium budget hotels/guest houses/hostels/bed and breakfast at Timphu and Paro?

      2. Are SBI debit cards/Visa debit cards of other Indian banks accepted at Bhutanese ATMs (I believe ATM machines are readily available at Timphu and Paro)?

      3. Are 500 and 1000 rupee notes (Indian Currency) accepted in Bhutan?

      4. Other than the permit which I'll obtain at Phuentsholing, will I require any other permit to move out of Timphu and visit Paro, Punakha, etc? If yes, then how do I go about obtaining those permits and what are their charges?


      1 Answer Jun 15, 2016 at 11:33 PM
    • Suggestion requested:Night halts in and around Phuentsholing

      Bhutan Feb 8, 2015 at 5:59 AM

      Amongst Phuentsholing, Jaigaon and Hasimara, what could be my best option, in terms of safety, connectivity and budget, for an overnight stay? I intend to travel by public/sharing transport and am looking for a standard budget hotel with basic requirements.


    • Local taxi in Bhutan

      Bhutan Nov 24, 2014 at 3:35 AM

      What would be all inclusive average cost of a small car/day in Bhutan. We are a couple with 04 years old kid (Indian)

    • If I only have 4/5 days, what should we see?

      Bhutan Oct 25, 2014 at 4:17 PM

      We are active and enjoy: small hikes (not treks) for beautiful scenery, rafting, culture, etc. We don't want to be in the car all day long and don't want to get altitude sickness. Is it possible to see the Himalayas from flying to/from Nepal into Bhutan?
      Any suggestions on tour operators and attractions?
      Thank you

      2 Answers Oct 27, 2014 at 2:28 AM
    • Trek upto Tigers nest, Bhutan

      Bhutan Sep 1, 2014 at 6:44 AM

      Could any one tell me the difficulty level of the trek upto Tigers nest Bhutan? I am an average fit person who walks 4-5 km every day on flat land.

      1 Answer Sep 8, 2014 at 4:41 AM
    • Travelling within Bhutan

      Bhutan Jul 28, 2014 at 11:12 PM

      If i dont wish to take a tour.... how can I travel within Bhutan? Can I hire a private taxi for one week?
      Also is it necessary to have a guide over there?

      1 Answer Jul 30, 2014 at 9:21 AM
    • allow to carry

      Bhutan Jul 28, 2014 at 10:31 AM

      tobacco or simmiler things allow or not by traveling by road from india?

      2 Answers Jul 28, 2014 at 9:44 PM
    • smoking rules in BHUTAN

      Bhutan Jul 2, 2014 at 8:44 AM

      does smoking allowed in bhutan

      1 Answer Jul 2, 2014 at 9:15 AM
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      Agency for Bhutan

      Bhutan Jun 5, 2014 at 8:44 AM

      Small group 3-5 people going to Bhutan. 60 ish, but active, adventurous experienced economy travelers (Yes we know that economic and Bhutan travel do not go together, but we are highly motivated.) Not planning to do long bike trips, do overnight treks, water rafting, bungee jumping this trip. Planning for very end of Sept into October. >10 days. Since we must use an agency, which one can you recommend.

    • planning holiday in bhutan

      Bhutan May 11, 2014 at 4:10 AM

      is bhutan a great country to visit

      6 Answers May 16, 2014 at 11:54 PM
    • 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.

      5 Answers May 3, 2014 at 4:49 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 15, 2014 at 4:37 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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      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 14, 2013 at 7:34 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