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Stopping entry permit issuance for Regional Tourists to Bhutan

Stopping entry permit issuance for Regional Tourists to Bhutan

This is with regard to government notification on stopping entry permit issuance for regional tourists from 15-18 August 2019. In this regard, we have crosschecked with the government and accordingly ascertain some facts below. 1. Government has stopped issuing entry permit for all regional tourists as well as work permit for laborer for the period 15-18 August 2019. 2. Any regional tourist who has valid e-permit (e-permit issued prior government…

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Riding Pony Services for Taktsang

Riding Pony Services for Taktsang

This is to kindly inform that as per the Tourism Council of Bhutan notification dated 27th June 2019, the booking for riding pony services for Taktsang, Paro  has to be made through the Taktsang Horse Contractors Association with effect from 1st August 2019. This is done mainly to streamline riding pony services and improve safety for tourists who avail such services for visiting Taktsang. Please find Self Explanatory Letter From Tourism Council…

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Druk Wangyel Festival

Druk Wangyel Festival

Druk Wangyel Festival (December 13, 2019) The Druk Wangyel Tshechu is a unique festival performed by the Royal Bhutan Army rather than monks or lay people. It is a tribute to the wise leadership of His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth King of Bhutan. It also celebrates the continuous efforts of the Royal Bhutan Army in protecting the sovereignty and the stability of the country. This one of a…

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Royal Highland Festival in Laya

Royal Highland Festival in Laya

The Royal Highland Festival in Laya (23-24 October, 2019) The annual Fourth Royal Highland Festival in Laya, Gasa is from 23 to 24 October 2019. The festival brings together highlanders from other parts of Bhutan to exchange values, knowledge, skills, and best practices related to highlands and yak farming. The festival is a landmark activity of Gasa dzongkhag’s “Good to Great Gasa”, a vision inspired by His Majesty’s passion to…

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