Bhutan Off The Beaten Path

  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Gaza Tzongka on a winter day
    Gaza Tzongka on a winter day
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  • From Gaza you can reach the remote Laya area
    From Gaza you can reach the remote Laya...
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Bhutan Off The Beaten Path

  • Visit a Local Bar

    Although the whole country is an "off the beaten path", we did find some others that were not shown by tourist guides. There aren't a lot of "bars" or "pubs" in Bhutan, however, in Bhumtang, we saw a lot of houses marked with "Bars". One day we had pretty much free time before dinner, we decided to get into one of the bars. To our surprise the...

  • Monastery near Thimpu

    I arrived here just before some VIP monks so they had laid pine needles on the path. It was so picturesque and smelt wonderful.

  • Indigenous Hospital Thimphu

    If you are interested in traditional medicine ask your guide to take you to the indigenous hospital.

  • Gaza hotsprings

    A nice thing to do is a visit of one of the hotsprings you find in Bhutan. Especially in autumn and winter is is a wondeful experience that can be combined with a trekking. Do not expect a spa infrastructure - what you will find at the most are square wooden basins 3 by 3 meter. There is no medical support. It reminded me of the prints of european...

  • Chimi Lhakhang - Temple of Fertility

    Near Metshina on the way to Punakha is Chimi Lhakhang, a temple where couples go for help with fertility. The hike will take you through fields and up the side of a hill. Once inside you can receive a blessing for a small offering. Great view from the top!

  • When you visit Bhutan you...

    When you visit Bhutan you should not only visit the towns but also the countryside. It is wonderful with beautiful nature and several places you will be shocked to see were there are buildings... Some places people need ropes to get to their houses and food was lifted up by ropes too. THE PHOTO: MUM AND SONAM IN COUNTRYSIDE NEAR THIMPHU.


Bhutan Hotels

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  • Amankora Thimphu

    Near Kuenga Chhoeling Palace Upper Motithang, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Uma Paro

    I upgraded one night from the government hotels and was so glad I did. While the government hotels...

  • Taj Tashi

    I was there for a week last month. The hotel is 5* hotel in Thimpu. It is a joint venture project by...

  • Amankora

    Balakha Chento Geog, Near Drugyal Dzong Paro, PARO

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Dewachen Hotel

    P.O.Box 236, Thimphu, Bhutan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Tiger's Nest Hotel

    Satsam Chorten, Paro, Bhutan

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Druk Hotel Thimphu

    Thimphu, Bhutan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Olathang Hotel, Paro

    The light in this place is terrible. It is dark and gloomy. It was probably quite nice when it was...

  • Yeedzin Guest House

    The Yeedzin Guest House offers you a chance to stay within a 2 minute walk from the center of the...


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