Dhumra Farm Resort

Punakha, Bhutan

At a Glance

  • Fantastic opportunity to immerse in rural life in Bhutan by staying on a working farm

  • There is an amazing commitment to the farm to table philosophy at the resort with most produce in the restaurant being sourced directly from Dhumra Farm Resort

  • Lovely and genuine service and hospitality

  • Beautiful views of the surrounding Punakha Valley

  • Large, spacious accommodation with beautiful design touches

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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

Dhumra Farm Resort is a beautiful property focused on agro-tourism. The property offers beautiful cottages to guests and provides a unique opportunity to stay on a working farm in Bhutan providing an amazing insight into local culture and way of life.

Dhumra Farm Resort is a lovely little property that allows guests to experience local village and farm life in this beautiful area of Bhutan. Being part of an active farm, there is a large focus on the quality and freshness of the organic produce served here which is literally farm to table.

The accommodation is simple but charming with a rustic character using lots of natural materials in the design. Each room comes with beautiful views of the garden or surrounding valley. Dining at Dhumra Farm Resort is wonderful experience as the property is committed to only using ingredients that have either been directly grown on the farm or have been sourced from the local area, so that guests are only given a local and organic experience.

Onsite at Dhumra Farm Resort and into the surrounding countryside there is a whole host of activities to get involved in. Guests are invited to help the team harvest the seasonal fruit and vegetables for the table and the team are on hand to expertly guide you on the best botanical hikes and biking trails available in the surrounding area. Dhumra Farm Resort is a simple but lovely property that would be perfect for anyone wanting to experience traditional farm life and does not mind forgoing on the more luxury elements of a traditional hotel.

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Accommodation

The rooms at Dhumra Farm Resort are clean and comfortable and reflect the rural nature of the hotel. Rooms either have a garden or partial valley view. The Deluxe Rooms have twin beds that can be converted into kings when required and offer spacious accommodation. The Farm Special room is the largest option at the property and is great for small families as it can accommodate two additional beds. This room is also blessed with the best view of the valley and there is a small kitchenette attached.

Childcare

Children are welcome at Dhrumra Farm Resort but there are no specific child care facilities available at the hotel.

Facilities

Dhumra Farm Resort strives to follow a complete farm to table philosophy and the restaurant aims to only source its ingredients from its own farm or within the local community. The property aims to provide meals to suit all tastes and offers a mix of traditional dishes with western favorites and tries where possible to use traditional cooking methods such as the earthen over and outdoor cooking. On many occasions guests will be invited to enjoy dinner with the host family which is a very special experience, giving a real insight into local life in Bhutan.

Experiences

  • Day in Punakha

    In the morning head to Khasum Yuley Namgay Chorten before walking down to Punakha Dzong. In the afternoon take a walk across the rice paddies to Chimmi Lhakhang, the fertility temple.

  • Dochu La Pass

    At an altitude of 3,100 meters, 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.

  • Hilltop Nunnery Visit

    This evening visit Sangchhen Dorji Lhendrup Lhakhang Nunnery which is home to a higher learning and meditation center for nuns, as well as being home to some of the most impressive statues in Bhutan.

  • 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.

  • White Water Rafting

    Enjoy the thrilling white water rafting down Mo Chhu.

Location & directions

Punakha, Bhutan

Dhumra Farm Resort is located overlooking Punakha Valley and about a 15 minute walk from the center of Punakha with beautiful views of the Dzong.

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