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Government to allow more entry point for visitors to Enter in Bhutan

The entry point for most of the regional tourist is Phuentsholing, Bhutan which is around 167km from Bagdogra airport, India.
On 18th January, the house of National Assembly endorsed entry and exit point for the regional tourist through the border of Samdrup Jongkhar, Gelephu, Samste, Nganglam and Pangbang with the condition that visitors use Bhutanese vehicles and guides for their security.
The House also proposed to open direct flight between Guwahati to Bumthang, Youngphula and Gelephu.
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Exploring Chele La Pass – Little Bhutan

Located at 3810m (13000 ft), Chelela pass is the highest road pass in the country.

The pass is on the way to Haa valley and it has a magnificent view of the mountains, waterfall and Yaks grazing depending on the season.

The secret mountain, Mt Jumolhari at over 22000 ft along with JIchu Drake can also be seen on a clear weather day.

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Thing to Do in Paro, Bhutan for Amazing Experience

Paro Market

Paro Market

It is the first town you will see when you land in Bhutan. Unlike the capital, Paro is relatively small but it’s filled with handicraft shops and restaurants/cafes.

Having a quick glance and strolling the town would be refreshing.

Nyamai Zam/Bridge

Nyamai Zam Bridge

This traditional wooden bridge (zam) is situated below Paro Rinpung Dzong/Fort and with a short hike, visit the Fortress of Paro which is not very far from the town itself.

Rinpung Dzong

Rinpung Dzong

Rinpung Dzong, Fortress on Heaps of Jewels was formerly the meeting hall for National Assembly and now houses a monastic body and various government office.

With its stunning view and unique architecture, it’s absolutely worth a visit.

National Museum

National Museum

Ta Dzong (Watch Tower) was built in 1649 and renovated in 1968 to house the national museum.

Due to earthquake in 2011, it suffered some damages and it’s on due to reopen, until then the sample of the exhibits are on display on the adjacent structure.

Archery Match

Archery Match

Wandering down from Paro town to the archery ground is a worth a visit if its falls on weekends or on public holidays as locals gathers to enjoy their time for a friendly archery match.

Check out Hotstone Bath if you had a hike to Tiger’s Nest which is natural healing process for joint pains and stomach disorders.

Cafes/Pubs in Paro

Cafes Pubs in Paro

Take a break from your sightseeing and refill with a espresso or some delicious sandwiches or visit restaurants for buffet lunches.

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In the evening enjoy your time with live music performances and Bhutanese beer or hard drinks at any of the pubs in Paro.

Kyichu Lhakhang

Kyichu Lhakhang

Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest temple in Paro. It was built in 659 by King Songtsen Gampo of Tibet,

The temple is not very far from Paro town and it is one of the most charming spots in the valley.

Drugyel Dzong

Drugyel Dzong

Drugyel Dzong or the Fortress of the victorious Bhutanese was built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1646 to commemorate his victory over the Tibetan armies.

The Fortress was destroyed by fire in 1951 but the ruins remain an impressive sight to visit. If you want to explore more in Bhutan, then contact Amedewa Tours & Trek.

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Explore Dochula Pass with Amedewa Tours & Trek

Dochula Pass offers a 360-degree view of the Himalayan Mountains and it is more scenic during the winter with snow-capped mountains.

It is one of the favourite spots for tourist which is on the way to Punakha.

Whenever you plan to trip Bhutan, make Dochula Pass your first priority. You can also explore more information about Dochula Pass with Amedewa Tours & trek.

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Bhutanese Traditional Bath – Hot Stone Bath

Hot Stone Bath

It is one of the unique experiences that Bhutan has to offer. The Hot Stone Bath takes place in a wooden tub after collection of selected stones from the river bank which is then heated and mixed with water in the tub.

It is believed that the minerals from rock, and herbs all combined together produce benefit for joint pains, stomach disorders, hypertension, and arthritis.

Apart from landscape & Dzongs architecture Bhutan also has a Best Hot Stone Bath that you would love to take. Experience Bhutanese best Ancient Traditional Hot Stone Bath with Amedewa Tours & Trek.

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Travel Tips And Guide to Bhutan | Amedewa Tours & Trek | Local Bhutan Travel Agency

How to get to Bhutan?

Flying to Paro International Airport.

Druk Air, Royal Bhutan Airlines and Bhutan Airlines connects to Paro international airport from sectors like Singapore, Bangkok, Kathmandu, Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Dhaka, Guwahati.

The Paro International Airport is just 10 to 15 minutes drive from Paro city and an hour drive to Thimphu, capital of Bhutan.

Things to do in Bhutan before you leave:

Paro Tiger’s Nest HikeParo Tiger’s Nest Hike - Amedewa Tours & Trek

Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery is one of the treks not to be missed, with breath taking view of along the trek, Monastery itself is one of the important pilgrimage sight in Bhutan.

The Hike takes 5 to 6 hours in total and with pony ride till the cafeteria to the half way of the monastery might help some of the hikers.

The café also has a great view for selfies and offer buffet lunches and tea/coffees.

River Rafting in PunakhaRiver Rafting in Punakha - Amedewa Tours & Trek

Rafting is usually done along the Mo Chu (Female River) in Punakha which has steady rapids and is safe.

With majestic view of the Punakha fort, it is one of the best things to do in Punakha.

Gears to Carry

Hiking/Trekking gears

Warm clothes if travelling in winter and light jackets on summer

Rain coats during the monsoon season

Changangkha LhakhangChangangkha Lhakhang - Amedewa Tours & Trek

The Monastery is perched on a ridge above central Thimphu.

People come here to get auspicious name for the new born babies and get blessed from the local deity.

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Changangkha Lhakhang | Thimphu Attractions | Amedewa Tours And Trek

Changangkha temple was established in the 12th century by Phajo Drukgom Zhigpo.

The temple perches like a fortress on a ridge above the Thimphu city and offers an amazing panoramic view of the Thimphu valley.

Traditionally parents come here to get blessings and names for the new born from the local protector deity, “Tamdrin”.

The temple also houses amazing figurine of Chenresig in its 11 headed and thousand armed manifestation along with Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, the unifier of Bhutan.

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Simtokha Dzong | Thimphu Attractions | Amedewa Tours And Trek

In the outskirts of Thimphu, Simtokha Dzong is considered to be the first dzong built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1629.

It guards a demon which had vanished in the rock nearby, therefore named Simtokha, from Simmo (demoness) and dho (stone).

It was the first structure to incorporate both administrative and monastic body in the country.

Today the Dzong houses the head of the Lama’s chamber, monastic school, above the dzong one can see the ruins of the watchtower.

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Tango Monastery | Bhutan Tour | Amedewa Tours And Trek

Located 14 km in the north of capital of Thimphu, near Cheri mountain, Tango Monastery was founded by Phajo Drugom Zhigpo in the 12th century and built to its present form by Gyelsey Tenzn rabgye in 1688.

The monastery serves as the highest center for religious studies and majority of religious leaders locally known as “Je Khenpo” and other practitioners has to undergo nine years of training program.

Upon completion of their training, they spend another 3 years, 3 months, 3 days at near Cheri Goenpa retreat.

An hour of hike reaches the monastery and it is one of the spots one shouldn’t miss on your trip to Bhutan.

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Royal Highlander Festival | Bhutan Festival Tour | Amedewa Tours & Trek

The Royal Highlander Festival takes place in Laya, a remote village in Bhutan with no motorable road and the only way to reach there is by trekking for 2 days.

This festival is initiated to mark the birth celebration of HRH Gyalsey and also highlander from different part of Bhutan gather to share different ideas on farming with other entertaining events for the day.

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National Memorial Chorten | Bhutan Tour | Amedewa Tours And Trek

National Memorial Chorten was built in memory of the third king of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.

Located near the city of Thimphu, It is filled with elderly people who circumambulate around the Chorten the entire day.

The Flower Exhibition is also held here which attract lots of people from different part of Bhutan and visitors from outside the country.

The Flower Exhibition - Amedewa Tours & Trek

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