A Trip from Guwahati to Bhutan via Rangia – Get the best experience of Bhutan Tours
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Guwahati is the commercial capital city of the state of Assam
It was formerly known as Pragjyotishpur which is also the biggest city of Assam. Situated beside Brahmaputra River, Guwahati is a sprawling city which is popularly known for the holy temples such as the Hilltop Kamakhya Temple, Navagraha Temple, Umananda Temple etc.
Bhutan a land of unique culture, traditions and natural beauty
Bhutan, a foreign country is among the best places for sightseeing near Guwahati. For years, people have been visiting Bhutan from Guwahati, Assam as the country serves to be one of the most beautiful regions in the world. Bhutan has also managed to acquire the title of Happiest Country of the World and words fall short when the beauty of the amazing country is described.
Best time to visit Bhutan:
October to December is considered to be the best time to visit Bhutan since the weather and the temperature of the country remains comfortable and pleasant for tourist activity. For authentic winter experience, visit it during the months of January and February (especially in the Southern part of the country).
Guwahati to Bhutan:
Bhutan is situated at a distance of approximately 514 km from the main town of Guwahati and it takes almost 13 hours to reach by road. If you are traveling by road, then it is advised to start your journey early in the morning.
The best possible route would be via Rangia which is 54 km away from Guwahati and takes 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach by car.
The route is bulleted below:
- Towards the northern side of Bhupen Hazarika Path
- Turn left at ACA Stadium Rd
- After that turn left at Dhirenpara Main Rd
- Then turn left onto NH27
- Turn right and continue onto Rangia Main Rd
- Then turn left at Rangia Muara Chowk
- Turn left at Mahatma Gandhi Rd
- You reach Rangia
You can take some breakfast at Rangia and later continue your journey. From Rangia, Bhutan is almost 461 km away and it would take around 12 hours to reach there. So, consider driving with lesser stops although there are few photographic spots that lie in the way from Guwahati to Bhutan via Rangia.
The best route to Bhutan from Rangia is given below:
- Towards the western side on the Mahatma Gandhi Path
- Turn left and then right to reach NH27
- Keep driving on NH27
- Then turn right at Bishmuri Rd
- Later turn left onto Sarpang-Gelephu-Trongsa Hwy
- Next turn left onto Tsirang-Sarpang Hwy
- Turn right to reach Wangdue-Tsirang Hwy
- Drive onto Wangdue-Phodgrang Hwy
- Continue driving onto Wangdue-Phodgrang-Trongsa Hwy
- Drive straight and then turn left to reach Bhutan
Where to stay in Trongsa?
A Buddhist monk enters the formidable doors of Trongsa Dzong, the Ancestral home of Bhutan🌹 pic.twitter.com/5jmWpTCU9q
— Maléfica🌹 (@malemalefica) April 28, 2017
Well, there are not much hotels and lodges available at Trongsa but Yangkhil Resort can be a good option during your Bhutan holidays. Even you can stay at Norling Hotel which is also a good option to stay at during your Bhutan Tours.
What to expect in Bhutan?
Bhutan is a land of divine beauty and culture. The sightseeing places of the majestic country never fail to allure the travelers. Even the monasteries of Bhutan are serene and their location makes them stand apart from the rest of the world.
Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan and is also a major spot for tourist activity. Likewise, Paro is the ultimate destination for adventure lovers as it has some of the greatest adventurous sports. Punakha is popularly known as for the Punakha Dzong and Punakha Valley. The view of the Punakha valley is so mesmerizing that it feels to be in heaven when someone is in there. Read more about Bhutan from https://www.bhutanpackages.com/blog/
Things to buy in Bhutan:
Tomorrow our @schoolofeduts @UTSFass student teachers have their first day of prac in Paro in Bhutan – so today we went shopping for Kira to wear @ninaburridge1 @NHopUTS @LesleyHarbon @SusanOguro @JohnDBuchanan pic.twitter.com/m0Nh01tlG1
— Kimberley Pressick-K (@PressickK) August 19, 2018
Bhutan is popularly known for shopping of souvenirs and some of them are Thangkas, Homemade Kira and Gho, finely Crafted Metal products, Woven Bags, Hand-Woven Bamboo Items, Brassware, Carpets, Traditional Jewellery, Masks, Stoles, Handmade Paper and Yak-bone Jewellery. So, consult a tour operator for the best Bhutan Packages so that you can witness the magnificence of the surreal land of Bhutan.
Q. How to get a car if we do not have our own?
A. You can easily book a car from tour operators. They provide lots of options to choose from and also keep the safety measures on top of mind.
Q. What is an average cost for a trip to Bhutan?
A. The government of Bhutan has decreed the tour packages to Bhutan to be sold at minimum rates. The average cost is $250 per day per person during the high season and $200 per day per person during the offseason. It would be best to consult tour and travel company and stay away from the initial hassles.A. The government of Bhutan has decreed the tour packages to Bhutan to be sold at minimum rates. The average cost is $250 per day per person during the high season and $200 per day per person during the offseason. It would be best to consult tour and travel company and stay away from the initial hassles.