If you want to discover the best of intriguing Bhutan, then you can best discover it on a road trip!
Entering the gateway to Bhutan!!
Phuentsholing is a small tourist hotspot of Bhutan in comparison to Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha. But still, this place remains usually packed with tourists as it is the most preferred gateway to Bhutan. Not many but Phuentsholing, of course, has some amazing places to draw the attention of many tourists who halt a stay in this bustling city of Bhutan.
Ways to Reach Bhutan!!
If you have planned a trip to Bhutan, then you must be aware that the country authorizes only 2 modes of accessibility-
- One is by air, Fly to Paro International Airport
- And other is by road via Phuentsholing.
Road Trip to Bhutan-How?
If you have made up your mind for a road trip rather than flying to Paro, then you’ve picked the right decision!
The travelers who seek to travel by the road to Thimphu will have to pass through Phuentsholing via Jaigaon. You will get several shared taxis up to Thimphu. But it is true that they never offer the services apart from transfers from one certain point to another one. So, pick the best taxi services from the Bhutan travel agency in Jaigaon for your comfortable journey.
The distance from Phuentsholing to Thimphu – 164.6km
Reasons to consider Taxi Services!!
‘Want to feel just like you are in your own car?’ Then opt for taxi services!’
The facilities you can avail from taxi services during your road trip-
- Pick up and drop as per your time and convenience
- Sightseeing tour
- Complimentary as water bottles, snacks etc.
- AC/ Non-AC, vehicles to choose from
- Easy booking process
- 24*7 assistance throughout your trip
- Last minute booking and cancel
Along with all the above-mentioned facilities, you can also avail the best discounts on Phuentsholing to Thimphu taxi fare for your vacation.
You must have more than just an Idea about these things!!
‘There is no better way to reach Thimphu than a mesmerizing road trip!’
However, there are a few things you may be unknown to those. So, below we have mentioned all about it-
1. Entry permits…
Indians need to get a valid permit in order to get accessibility to Bhutan and do not need a VISA.
2. Issuing entry permits…
At the Immigration Office of Royal Government of Bhutan in Phuentsholing and it takes approx 30 minutes to complete the procedure.
3. Documents required…
You need to carry only the photocopies of your voter ID card, passport, and 2 passport size photos.
4. Best time visit…
If you’re planning a visit to Thimphu via Phuentsholing, then the best time to visit is from March to May.
Witness The Captivating Views!!
After availing permits, your road journey to Thimphu thus starts. You will be able to capture the spectacular views of-
- The tropical jungles
- Picturesque scenery of landscapes
- Gushing waterfalls
- Serene Villages
- Sparkling rivers
- Glittering lakes
- A few quaint temples and monasteries
‘A 4-hour journey gives you such a bounty of beauty, amazing right? Yes, it is!’
The Fascinating Beauty of Thimphu!!
Festooned with serene monasteries, ornate architectural buildings, vibrant pubs & bars, Thimphu is the quaint capital of Bhutan. Breathtaking views of snow-covered mountains and a unique blend of modern lifestyle and cultural heritage make Thimphu a must visit destination in Bhutan.
Approx Taxi Fare from Phuentsholing to Thimphu!!
|SECTORS||4 Seaters||7 Seaters||9 Seaters||11 seaters|
|Half- Day Thimphu Tour||INR 1550||INR 1800||INR 1400||INR 2800|
|Full Day Thimphu Tour||INR 2500||INR 3700||INR 4400||INR 4800|
Coming to the end, hope the above information will help for the ones planning a road trip to Bhutan.
Q. Which are the best hotels to stay in Thimphu?
A. The best hotels to stay in Thimphu are Hotel Wangchuk, Hotel Norbuling, Khamsum Inn etc.
Q. Which are the best places to visit in Thimphu?
A. The best places to visit in Thimphu are Changangkha Lhakhang, National Memorial Chorten, National Library etc.