Visit these 5 village homestays in Bhutan for a soulful retreat

Visit these 5 village homestays in Bhutan for a soulful retreat

September 17, 2018 0 By the-admin

“True peace and serenity lies here where life is lived without modern amenities”

Looking for the ideal destination for your family tour?

If yes, then Bhutan waits for you. Why? Simply because it is one of the most beautiful countries in the world where natural phenomenon has no ends. Be it alone or in a group, Bhutan is apt for every type of traveler.

What to expect in Bhutan?

Bhutan is a delightful country which is among the happiest countries in the world. During your Bhutan family tour, you get to see Takin (the national animal of Bhutan), Bharal, Goral, Serows, Moschus, Himalayan Goral, Musk Deer, Dhole etc (Almost 50% of the country is covered with sanctuaries and parks). Along with that, Bhutan also has some of the most beaautiful sightseeing destinations as well among them Paro Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest), Punakha Dzong, National Memorial Chorten, Buddha Dordenma are the most notable ones.

Where to stay during Bhutan tour?

Now, the importance of a good stay is high as it plays a big role in making your vacation rejuvenating and memorable one. These days, homestays are preferred more than hotels because of their simplicity and home-like feeling. While some them are native in nature, others are packed with modern amenities. However, both offer an excellent experience what you can get during your Bhutan family tour.

Let us then note out the top 5 village homestays in Bhutan where you can stay for a soulful retreat:

1. Norbuling Homestay

Hotel Norbuling

Do not get confused by the name. It is a family-owned and operated hotel that is a blend of traditional Bhutanese influences and modernity where you get a homely feeling which is the major aspect of any homestay.

Contact: +97517111727


Address: Changlam Street, Building #5, Thimphu, Bhutan

2. Chimi Homestay

chimi homestay

This is 1000 years old house which is a popular homestay in Bhutan. It also conveys the traditional architecture of Bhutan and also offers an opportunity to mingle with the local villagers (the happiest people on earth).

Contact: +975171111 16


Address: Next to Lhakhang Karpo, White Temple, Dumchoe, Haa, Bhutan

3. Ugyen Homestay

ugyen's house

Chimi and Ugyen Homestays are both located in the heart of Haa Valley. Ugyen Homestay is a farmhouse made of clay, stone, wood and offers some mouth-watering local delicacies.

Contact: +975171111 16


Address: Next to Lhakhang Karpo, White Temple, Dumchoe, Haa, Bhutan

4. Paro Village View Home Stay

Paro village view original

Get a slice of Paradise in Paro by staying at Paro Village View Home Stay, Lodge. It is run by Nima and Tshering and their extended families. Also get the modern facilities here to make your stay more comfortable.

Contact: +975174557 71


Address: Bondey, Haa highway, Dzongdrakha, Paro, Bhutan

5. Chimi Lhakhang Village Homestay

Chimi Lhakhang

This is one of the best village homestays in Bhutan. Located in Punakha it provides accommodation with TV, hairdryer, dining area etc. It’s location also makes it the right place to take rest after hiking.

Contact: +975178513 11

Address: Thimphu-Wangdue Phodrang Highway Punakha, 13001 Punākha, Bhutan

Popular FAQs:

Q. What is the best time to visit Bhutan?

A. Bhutan can be visited throughout the year still the months of October to December are considered to be the best time to visit Bhutan.

Q. What food should we eat in Bhutan?

Q. Bhutanese food is basically spicy and they use excessive cheese in most of their dishes. Ema Datshi, Phaksha Paa, Suja, Ara, Jasha Maroo etc should be tried while in Bhutan.

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