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Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

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Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

I would visit Bhutan soon and I will check in through Phuntsholing in Bengal. Please let me know where do I get a vehicle on hire to visit Thimphu. Does the hired vehicle drop us at hotel in Thimphu or I need to hire any other car to go to our hotel? I would like to know few more points like:

1. What be the cost of hiring a vehicle from Phuntsholin to Thimphu?

2. Approx. kilometers and time taken to reach

3. What kind of car is available? We would be 6-7 in a group

Any response will be highly appreciated.

Regards,

Abhijit

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1. Re: Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

Looking for a reply here. Can anybody please share ideas...?

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2. Re: Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

India vehicle can only go till Phuntsholing unless car has taken special permit. Generally tourists prefer local vehicle/drivers from Phuntsholing to Thimpu as it is hilly drive. the commute is around 5 to 6 hours

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3. Re: Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

@Aadyaetravel: Thanks to you for taking out time to reply here. It would be great if you can answer all my queries.

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Abhijit

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5. Re: Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

I will be driving in my own car from Jaldhapara to Thimpu & Paro,

Where can I obtain a permit for my car?? I am an Indian citizen.

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6. Re: Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

i heard that Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road is very dangerous? what is reality?

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7. Re: Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

i heard Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road is dangerous . what is the real condition?

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8. Re: Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

Hi ashok,

You can get the permit at immigration office near Bhutan Gate at Phuentsholing. From here you can obtain permit for Thimpu and Paro only.

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Abhijit

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9. Re: Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

Hi dilip_musuria,

The road to Thimpu is absolutely fine. You would love to drive through if you are driving. The road is smooth and the scenic beauty all around is just amazing.

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Abhijit

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10. Re: Phuntsholing to Thimphu by road

1. What be the cost of hiring a vehicle from Phuntsholin to Thimphu?

The cost of hiring car is as follow

Nu, 16 to Nu. 18 per km if the km reading exceeds above 100km

Nu, 1600 to Nu, 1800 per day if the km reading doesn't exceeds 100km

Driver meals sud be paid by guest.

Choice of cars are Hyundia Sante fe, tucson, Wagonor, Toyota or Hyundia hais bus

2. Approx. kilometers and time taken to reach

from pling to tphu is apprx 200km and time taken is 5 to 6hrs

3. What kind of car is available? We would be 6-7 in a group

sante fe, tucson, toyota and hyundia hais bus

I would suggest you to arrange your trip via tour operator as tour operator fix all your requirement according to your budget including tour itinerary , hotel, car and guide. Wish you happy planing to Bhutan

BSP Tour

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