Paro is a valley town in Bhutan, west of the capital, Thimphu. It is the site of the country’s only international airport and is also known for the many sacred sites in the area. North of town, the Taktsang Palphug (Tiger’s Nest) monastery clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley. Northwest of here are the remains of a defensive fortress, Drukgyel Dzong, dating from the 17th century.
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The Kingdom of Bhutan
The Kingdom of Bhutan lies in the great Himalayan, a kingdom that offers abundant natural beauty, biodiversity, endless wildlife, mesmerizing weather, thrilling adventures, stimulating green plantation and the valleys. Every year large number of travelers visit Bhutan to experience first hand the local culture and tradition.
Commuting in Bhutan
If you think about the taxi fare in Bhutan or you are first time commuting in Bhutan’s any place like Paro, Phuentsholing, Thimphu then you should have more or less information about the taxi stand or the fares. You can also take shared taxi if you don’t need a full car.
Paro is the only International Airport in the country. Most visitor preferring to travel by air to get into the country have the option of either choosing from the taxi at the airport, or arranging vechile by advance booking. Generally people take a taxi from Paro International airport to hotels either in Thimphu or Paro. However, it will save you a lot of hassle to pre identify your vechile and hotel prior to visiting, so you can have a more relaxing holiday in Bhutan.
Hire Vechiles Rates in Bhutan
During peak tourist seasons you may have to book the vechiles / car at least a few weeks in advance. Approximate Rates for hire of cars in Bhutan are detailed below per day in Indian Rupees (INR).
|Vehicle||From Paro||From Phuntsholing|
|Toyota coaster bus||Rs. 6000/day||Rs. 8000/day|
|Toyota hiace bus / Hyundai H1||Rs. 5000/day||Rs. 6000/day|
|Toyota prado||Rs. 4500/day||Rs. 5500/day|
|Hyundai Santafe||Rs. 4000/day||Rs. 4500/day|
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