Bhutan Suites

Thimphu, Bhutan

At a Glance

  • Located in Thimphu next to the wonderful 12th century Changangkha Lhakhang temple

  • Boasts wonderful panoramic views of the Thimphu Valley

  • Comfortable and spacious rooms decorated in traditional Bhutanese style

  • Minutes away from the main sightseeing areas but providing a quiet sanctuary just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of downtown

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In the western, central and eastern Bhutan you will mostly experience cold European-like weather. Winter lasts here from November to March. The Monsoon occurs between June and August when the temperature is normally between 8° and 21°C. October and November are arguably the best months, when the monsoon has passed and the skies are clear. The spring months of March, April and May are best for the flora, but it can be stormy as the monsoon builds up for July-September.

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Description

Bhutan Suites is located in Thimphu, just over an hour’s drive from Paro international airport and a short walk from the downtown area of the capital city. Facilities include a vegetarian restaurant, coffee shop/ café, as well as a small bar

Bhutan Suites is located in Thimphu in western Bhutan, just over an hour’s drive from Paro international airport and the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery. Set overlooking the Thimphu valley with panoramic views across to the mountain ranges beyond, this is a great base from which to explore Bhutan’s quaint capital city. The rooms are simply decorated in a combination of traditional and modern Bhutanese styles and are comfortable and spacious with underfloor heating and a private balcony.
The hotel does not offer a huge amount of facilities due to its small size, but has a vegetarian restaurant, café and bar, and laundry facilities. It’s just a short walk into the city centre from the hotel, and transport can be easily arranged with the reception.
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Experiences

  • Afternoon Tour of Thimphu

    Enjoy an afternoon of sightseeing around Thimphu. This tour includes a visit to Tamchog Lhakhang, the beautiful National Memorial Chorten, the golden Buddha Dodernma before taking in the views and enjoying the local farmers' market.

  • Apple Plucking

    Apple plucking season starts from July to August in the region of Paro and Thimphu.

  • Cultural Tour of Thimphu

    Spend the afternoon visiting some of Thimphu's cultural artistic sights. Your guide will take you to the impressive Zorig Chusum, Weaving centre, Folk Heritage Museum & Jungshi Paper factory. All play an important role in understanding Bhutanese culture.

  • Day in Thimphu

    You can easily fill an afternoon or day exploring Thimphu. It is worth visiting the Tashiccho Dzong, where essentially Bhutan is governed from. Also of interest is the Simtokha Dzong, Memorial Chorten, Changagkka Temple & Folk Museum.

  • Dochu La Pass

    At an altitude of 3,100 metres, The Dochula Pass is a high mountain pass known for its 108 distinctive memorial stupas and breathtaking panoramic views over the Himalayas.

  • Fly Fishing

    Enjoy an excursion into one of the Bhutanese rivers and try your hand at fly-fishing.

  • Morning Hike to Cheri and Tango Goempa

    Enjoy a hike through the beautiful and beguiling Bhutanese countryside. Visit the Cheri and Tango Goemba, two beautiful monasteries in the hills between which lies the Thimphu Chu River.

  • Punakha Drubchen Festival

    Held annually on February in Punakha, local militias dress up as Bhutanese warriors in this festival to re-enact the famous battle between Bhutan and Tibet.

  • Tea with a Local Family - Thimpu

    Visiting a local home in Bhutan is an exceptionally interesting experience given the lovely hospitable nature of its people. Try traditional butter tea, or even some locally made rice wine 'Ara'.

  • Thimphu Weekend Market

    You shouldn’t miss the weekend market in Thimphu. People from nearby valleys arrive on Thursday afternoon and stay to sell their goods – vegetables, other foodstuffs and handicrafts – until Sunday evening.

  • Try your hand at Archery

    Archery is the national sport of Bhutan and can be seen played throughout the Kingdom. Traditional bows are made from bamboo and witnessing an archery competition is an absolute highlight. We can easily arrange for you to have a go should you wish.

Location & directions

Thimphu, Bhutan

Bhutan Suites is located in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, just over an hour’s drive from Paro international airport and a short walk from the downtown area. Paro airport is easily accessed via direct flights from global hubs such as Bangkok, Hong Kong, as well as many airports in India and Nepal.

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