The Charismatic View of Bhutan in January: A Travel Guide for All

The Charismatic View of Bhutan in January: A Travel Guide for All

November 1, 2018 0 By the-admin

You should explore the heavenly beauty of Bhutan in January at least once in a lifetime to get an unforgettable experience.

Bhutan- ‘Home to Buddhist Culture’

Known for its mystical monasteries, artistic fortresses, and enormous mountains, Bhutan is a country that must be explored by you. It is also famous for its vibrant culture with Buddhism. Owing to its picturesque landscapes, marvelous architecture, and diverse culture, Bhutan has become a popular tourist destination among all.

Is January a good time to Visit Bhutan?

January is the best time to visit Bhutan. Bhutan remains cool and sunny during this month. Most of the east-west highway in Bhutan remains snowbound.

A Complete Travel Guide for Your Holiday Tour in Bhutan…

Are you planning for a Bhutan family tour in January ? And a little bit worried about how to make a plan? We will make your hunt easy by giving the detailed information about it. Let’s discuss-

1. How to Travel to Bhutan?

The first thing which comes to your mind is how to reach Bhutan. Have a look on below-

By air: The easiest way to reach Bhutan is to take a flight from your nearest airport to Paro International Airport. At the airport, you can opt for rental car services to tour throughout Bhutan.

By rail: The nearest railheads are New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and Hasimara Railway Junction. From there, you can hire a cab or taxi to reach Bhutan via Phuentsholing.

2. Details about Tourist Permit in Bhutan…

Usually, Indians do not require any visa permits. They only required-

  • A duly filled form
  • Voter ID Card
  • Passport
  • An Itinerary on an A4 Sheet
  • Hotel booking’s voucher
  • Passport Size Photo

3. Information about Currency Used In Bhutan…

The Bhutanese currency is equivalent to the Indian currency which is INR 1 = Ng 1. The notes of INR 5, INR 10, INR 20, INR 50, and INR 100 of Indian denomination are used widely in Bhutan but the notes of INR 500 and INR 2000 are not valid in the country.

4. Types Of Car You Should Choose For A Local Trip…

Bhutan is a country with narrow as well as risky roads. And in January months, the roads may cover in a blanket of snow. So, it is advisable to choose a small car or Scorpio for a day trip to Bhutan.

5. Have a Luxurious Stay in Bhutan…

There are a lot of accommodation options to stay during your Bhutan trip in January. Among all, the best ones are-

  • Dhensa Boutique Resort
  • Taj Tashi Hotel
  • Le Méridien
  • Hotel Norbuling
  • Bhutan Suites

6. Most Admirable Places to Visit in January…

Royal Manas National Park

Although there are numerous places to visit in Bhutan in January, some of the best places which you cannot afford to miss are mentioned below-

  • Gangtey Monastery
  • Punakha Dzong
  • Chele La Pass
  • Royal Manas National Park
  • Buddha Dordenma
  • Phuentsholing

7. Exciting things to do in January…

Thrumshingla National Park

Your trip to Bhutan in January offers great opportunity to get indulges in the thrilling outdoor activities includes-

  • Trek to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
  • Hiking In Thrumshingla National Park
  • Rafting In Mo Chhu River
  • Paragliding

8. Vibrant Festivals of Bhutan in January…

While you are in Bhutan, you should not miss the opportunity to explore various festivals in January. 3 types of festivals organized in Bhutan during January month, such as-

  • Lhuentse Tshechu (Duration- 4th January to 7th January 2019)
  • Trongsa Tshechu (Duration- 4th January to 7th January 2019)
  • Nabji Lhakhang Drup (Duration- 10th January to 12th January 2019)

Packing Tips for Your Bhutan Trip in January!!

Here, we have entailed a brief list about what you must carry with you during the Bhutan trip-

  • Bag locks
  • Sunglasses
  • Torchlight
  • Small Scissor
  • Power bank
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Small water bottle
  • A couple of candles
  • Chocolates, chips, chewing gums, dry fruits etc
  • Digital Camera
  • Moisturizing Cream
  • Lip Guard
  • Air-ticket Printout
  • Credit/Debit Card
  • Hats / Caps
  • Heavy Woolen Clothing
  • Woolen Hand Gloves

This above-mentioned information will help you for fulfilling a memorable vacation in Bhutan either solo/ with family/with friends or with your better half.

Popular FAQs-

Q. Which Indian mobile networks work in Bhutan?

A. Airtel is the only Indian service provider that works in Bhutan on international roaming.

Q. Which are the best restaurants in Bhutan?

A. The best restaurants in Bhutan are Bukhari Restaurant, Asian Kitchen Hotel & Bar, The Thongsel etc. which offer you the most lip-smacking dishes.

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