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TravelPod Member ReviewsOlathang Hotel Paro
The hotel is high on the hill above Paro. It looks like an old style fort or house. The room are all heated and have traditional painting inside. There is no Wifi in room but it available free of charge at reception and bar.
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Hilites: quick flight from Bumthang; drove over the Chelea Pass 3988 metres; mediated in small 7th Century White Monastery in Haa Valley; stayed in a tiny village in a farmhouse; fantastic philosophical walk through the village with Sonam while R rested ankle; great new friends met in ...
... monastery so we were unable to see it. Thankfully this meant cool weather which was perfect for the trek up. As we got closer to the top, the clouds parted and we were able to see the monastery from the trail which was a breathtaking sight. The final part of the trail consists of 700 steep steps to the monastery itself (so 1400 steps total roundtrip). Our guide, Luang Tin, gave us a tour inside the monastery (no cameras are ...
... 4 road closures for the road works that we would need to go through. By going ahead by two hours, we would avoid 3 of them as it was Sunday and the workers have a day off. That was another good reason to leave. Plus Namgay could go home to his family for the night.
So it was back ...
A few specks of rain as we climbed upwards twisting and winding its way on the narrow old main road. I can see why they built a new 32.5 km by pass cutting out both Jakar and Ura.
Pass by the sheep rearing farm which had no sheep! Then arrived at ...