Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.
HOW TO REACH ?
BY TRAIN : There is no railway network in Bhutan. Nearest major Rail station is Guwahati and New Jalpaiguri. Hashimara is also close to Phuntsholling in India.
BY ROAD : Bhutan has a well developed network of roads and all major towns Bhutan are accessible by roads. Bagdogra in India to Phuntsholing is 185 kilometers and is 4 - 5 hours drive by national highway no 31.
BY AIR : Paro is the only International Airport in Bhutan with flights from Kathmandu, Bangkok via Bagdogra and other places. Druk is the Official airlines of Bhutan. Druk Air and Royal Bhutan Airlines have flights which operate in seven cities in six different countries.