You will initially get a permit for 7 days at Phuentsholing and using it you can visit only Thimphu and Paro.To stay more or visit other restricted places which I visited like Haa valley, Punakha or Bumthang, you need to renew your permit in Thimphu.Read Losar Greetings from Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y Thinley. We are very grateful for the many beautiful photos we receive from our BCF teachers in Bhutan as well as from travellers and citizens alike.
This week’s photo comes to us from Andrea, who wrote a whole blog post on festival fashion, based on her own observations from time spent in Bhutan.
The Bhutan Canada Foundation wishes everyone a Happy Losar!
We hope the the Year of the Male Water Dragon will bring you health, wisdom and prosperity.
Two days after their fairy tale wedding, King Jigme Khesar Nagyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema were today accorded a ceremonial reception by the Royal Bhutan Army. Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, a personal friend of the newly married Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, arrived in Bhutan.
Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and the newly-crowned Queen of Bhutan Jetsun Pema, tied the knot at a fairy tale wedding on Thursday (October 13).