Gangtey Palace Hotel
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The only airline permitted to land in Bhutan soil is Royal Bhutan Airline with the logo "Druk Air". After the passport and visa paper control at New Delhi airport, short before the high noon we left. The transit landing was at Kathmandu in Nepal. All passengers continuing to Bhutan were remained in the flight. Together with some new passengers the …
After almost a 24 hour delay and a delay this morning - arrived at airport 6am, flight took off 12 noon!) I finally arrived in Bhutan. Landing at Paro was interesting just as I thought it would be.....was a definate rollercoaster ride the last 5- 10 last minutes. if you want to see google or go to you tube and search for landing at Paro....
Suffering from jet lag and awake for hours in the night. Interesting the children seem to have adjusted easily and sleep all night. After breakfast we drive up to the BBS (broadcasting) tower where there is a magnificent view over Thimphu, together with thousands of prayer flags on the hillside. We hang out here for a while in the sunshine and then …
The morning after the night before, we visited the ruined Dzong (fortress) at Drugyel in Paro from where many Tibetan invasions were repelled. It is about to be renovated which will be a huge project but it was an interest sight to see. However, the main highlight of the day was the start of our 5 day Druk Path trek from Paro to Thimpu (the capital …
... over though, because there are more steep steps to endure within the building. And then there's the return! Our guide recommended an early start, so we were the first on the route, walking through early morning mist which added to the atmosphere. Though a strenuous walk for the less fit of us, it was a spectacular walk and the perfect conclusion to our Bhutan ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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I was very satisfied my first and even the last nights my holiday in Bhutan. The hotel is situated at a place with a wonderful view and the personals are too very kindly. Thanks for your service. Sudanthaka from Sri Lanka
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