Gangtey Palace Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGangtey Palace Hotel Paro
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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... places around the country to protect the people and country.
At the pass we got out of the car and followed our guide up some steps to the 108 Druk Wangyal Stupas built in 2005 for the peace and stability of the Kingdom. After a few steps we all realized that breathing was not that easy and we all felt dizzy and quite sick from the altitude. We had gone from Bangkok sea level, to Paro 2’230m and then ...
... traditional, mud, wood and stone. Piles of dung in their court-yards used for fuel and free roaming Yak (who we learnt to shoo from our path), ponies and a dozen vultures over the mountains at the next army check point.
Once again we were blessed with glorious sunshine and enjoyed Karma’s picnic by a small ‘chorten’ (a small building/receptacle, containing religious relics often sited in inauspicious locations to ward off evil). ...
... we go up to tree line and follow path. For some reason decided we should go through lower part of valley. Did not know that this would lead right through wetlands. Bog, mud waterlogged ground, made worse by cows leaving deep ruts. A real struggle to get through. Glad we had two walking sticks. Sank ankle deep in, at one point shoe got left behind. Could see our van as a small white spot at far end of valley, did not seem to get any closer. Sun ...
... picked the ripened fruit. Points of interest 108 a significant number in Bhuddism. Arrived at by an astrologer a long time ago, things with 108 bring about well being, for dead people 108 prayer flags, rosary equivalent 108 beads. Bumthag a holy province, Bhuddism spread from here. Many monasteries, often different sects. Quite a few similarities with Catholicism- holy water, rosary, revering ( our sign of cross), monetary offerings. Bhutan often referred to as Switzerland of the ...
... A perfect stop for a picnic. Yes, this was the land of the Thunder Dragon. 108 chortens on the top. The tallest mountain in sight from Dochala, is the Gangkar Puensum at 7541 metres.
We parted with Jigme's family and continued towards Trongsa. We had lunch at Wangdue and drove past the great Wangduephodrang Dzong by the river.
The old middle capital of Bhutan. Before ...