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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 (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

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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Haa Summer Festival

Haa Summer Festival 13-14 July 2019 Haa is one of the smallest Dzongkhag in the country. This tiny region is one of the most beautiful and isolated areas in the Kingdom, adorned with pristine alpine forests and tranquil mountain peaks. The wooded hills of Haa provide an ideal location for hiking and mountain biking. Biking around the valley to visit the dozen or so local temples is an enjoyable way…

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