Bhutan FAQ for Autumn Month
Bhutan FAQ for Autumn Month

What will the weather be like in Autumn ‘ Sept-Nov’ ?

 September, October & November) are usually the most popular times to visit with generally clear, mild weather, excellent scenery, lower rainfall and a range of festi ...

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Shamu Datsi ( Mushroom Curry )
Shamu Datsi ( Mushroom Curry )

(Bhutanese cheesed mushroom recipe)
This culinary is same to that of Ema Datshi and Kewa Datshi but the main ingredients change from Chili to Potatoes to Mushroom.

Shamu Datsi Ingredients :->

1 lbs Shitake Mushrooms, or ( Oyster Mushrooms, Chanterelle Mushrooms).
1/3 cup of Cheese, (Bhutanese local cheese, or almost any kind ...

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Dochula Pass
Dochula Pass

Dochula pass is located on the way to Punakha from Thimphu. The pass is a popular location among tourists as it offers a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of Himalayan mountain range. The view is especially scenic on clear, winter days with snowcapped mountains forming a majestic backdrop to the tranquility of the 108 chortens gracing the mountain pass.

Known as the ...

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Gangtey (Phobjikha) valley
Gangtey (Phobjikha) valley

Gangtey & Phobjikha (alt. 3000m/9845ft)

The valley of Gangtey is one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan. The surprise of finding such a wide, flat valley without any trees after the hard climb through dense forests is augmented by an impression of vast space, and extremely rare experience in Bhutan where most of the valley’s are tightly enclosed.

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Places to Visit in Bumthang
Places to Visit in Bumthang

Bumthang or Jakar valley (alt. 2600m-4500m / 8530ft-14765ft)

Bumthang has an individuality that charms its visitors and separates it from other regions. Comprising of four smaller valleys namely Tang, Ura, Choekhor and Chumey, the deeply spiritual region of Bumthang is shrouded in religious legend. Bumthang is also the traditional home to the great Buddhist teacher Pe ...

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Why Bhutan Charge Tariff of US$ 200-250 per night?
Why Bhutan Charge Tariff of US$ 200-250 per night?

Generally when ever our guests arrive in Bhutan. This is one of the first questions that I am asked every time be it over coffee, dinner table or in bus. “WHY US$250 PER NIGHT?”

And after I explain them the reason for the Royalty and Tariff imposed in Bhutan. They always tell me that it’s a very good initiative taken by the Royal Government of Bhutan, that& ...

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Top 5 Bhutan Attractions for Tourists
Top 5 Bhutan Attractions for Tourists

1) Tiger’s Nest Monastery

The Tiger’s Nest Monastery hangs on a cliff and stands above an enchanting forest of blue pines and rhododendrons. As this beautiful and very exceptional monastery is a sheer climb the hill (900 meters), a pony can be arranged for the ride up, but only until the cafeteria. From then on, it is another steep walk and some narrow s ...

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National museum of Bhutan
National museum of Bhutan

Perched above Paro Dzong is its ta dzong (watchtower), built in 1649 to protect the undefended dzong and renovated in 1968 to house the National Museum. The unusual round building is said to be in the shape of a conch shell, with 2.5m-thick walls. The ta dzong suffered damage in the 2011 earthquake but is due to reopen in 2016 as the nation's premier mu ...

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Paro Taktsang: The Tiger's Nest Monastery in Paro Bhutan
Paro Taktsang: The Tiger's Nest Monastery in Paro Bhutan

Taktsang Palphug Monastery more famous as Paro Taktsang is a Buddhist temple complex which clings to a cliff, 3120 meters above the sea level on the side of the upper Paro valley, Bhutan. Mountainous Paro valley is the heart of Bhutan; here the only international airport of the country is located. The Taktsang Palphug Monastery is one of the most famous touristic destinations of the country and ...

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Bhutan top 10 must visit places
Bhutan top 10 must visit places

Cradled in the folds of the Himalayas, Bhutan has relied on its geographic isolation to protect itself from outside cultural influences. A sparsely populated country bordered by India to the south, and China to the north, Bhutan has long maintained a policy of strict isolationism, both culturally and economically, with the goal of preserving its cultural herit ...

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