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Tourism in Bhutan: what you need to know

After reading this article, Bhutan will have no more secrets for you. We have targeted for you the best activities to do on site, found hotels of good standing, and gathered tips for transportation. This article is accompanied by several maps of Bhutan.

Where to stay in Bhutan

You'll find in Bhutan a significant proportion of midrange hotels.

The 5-star hotels in Bhutan

A trip in Bhutan without having a 5-star hotel? No way. On the other hand it will be necessary to be careful during the reservation because certain establishments are - in our opinion - rather average: they display facilities 5 stars but certainly not luxury benefits. To help you in your choice, here is some useful information.

In Bhutan and in the immediate surroundings you will find three 5-star establishments: the Le Meridien Paro Riverfront , the Le Meridien Thimphu and the Tshetrim’s Place. For example, you can book at Le Meridien Paro Riverfront (one of the best choices at Paro), at Le Meridien Thimphu (a more than correct establishment) or at Tshetrim’s Place.

4-star hotels in Bhutan

Bhutan is definitely a good choice for a comfortable stay in a 4-star establishment. Hotels in this category are well known and you should not be disappointed. Follow the tips below to book in the best establishment.

You make good choice if you book at Osel Thimphu Bhutan (one of the best option in Thimphu), at CityHotel, Thimphu (a very good and nice establishment ) or at Terma Linca Resort & Spa.

3-star hotels in Bhutan

Good options are: Hotel Norbuling (one of the best choices in Thimphu), at Khamsum Inn (a very correct establishment) or Gakyil Thimphu.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Bhutan? The best place to stay in Bhutan is at Le Meridien Paro Riverfront in Paro.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Bhutan? The best 5 stars hotel in Bhutan is the Tenzinling Resort in paro.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Bhutan? The best 4 stars hotel in Bhutan is the Osel Thimphu Bhutan in Thimphu.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Bhutan? The best 3 stars hotel in Bhutan is the Hotel Norbuling in Thimphu.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Bhutan? The best 2 stars hotel in Bhutan is the The Woods (Bistro,Bar,Lodge) in Thimphu.

What is the best hotel with spa in Bhutan?

What is the best resort & spa hotel in Bhutan? The best resort & spa hotel in Bhutan is the Terma Linca Resort & Spa in Thimphu.

How to get to Bhutan

Going to Bhutan by plane

Paro Airport : the airport has 119 flights per week. It is served by 2 airlines that offer 5 destinations.

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Paro Airport :

  • Kolkata : flights operated by Druk Air
  • Bangkok : flights operated by Druk Air
  • Delhi : flights operated by Druk Air
  • Singapore : flights operated by Druk Air
  • Mumbai : flights operated by Bhutan Airlines

What to do in Bhutan

If you plan to stay long in Bhutan, you will see more tourist places like for example Taj Tashi, Phrumsengla National Park, Hotel Motithang and Hotel Wangchuck.

Natural parks in Bhutan

During your stay in Bhutan, do not forget to visit some natural parks: Jigme Dorji National Park, Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park and Royal Manas National Park.

In Bhutan there are other interesting natural parks: Phrumsengla National Park.

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