About Bhutan Peyl-Khyeel Holidays

Bhutan Peyl-Kheel Holidays is a travel company licensed by the Tourism Council of Bhutan, an autonomous body which oversees the tourism industry. The company is a member of the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators. Bhutan Peyl-Kheel Holidays has a group of professional tour guides who have been in the tourism industry for decades. Each tour guide is specialized in his or her field. If you come to Bhutan for cultural tour we have our cultural tour guides accompanying you. If you come to trek Bhutan’s mountains we have our trekking guides at your service. If you are in Bhutan to [...]

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Samdrup Jongkhar

Samdrup Jongkhar is the commercial hub of eastern Bhutan. It shares border with the Indian town of Daranga, and is three-hour drive from Guwahati, the capital of the Indian state of Assam. The district is a sub-tropical belt with rich flora and fauna. In 1837, the British Political Officer Captain Pemberton entered Bhutan from Samdrup Jongkhar. The area also saw frequent border skirmishes between the Bhutanese and the British India in the 19th century. It was in Dewathang, about 18 kilometers from Samdrup Jongkhar town toward Trashigang, where Bhutan fought its last battle with the British in 1884. Jigme Namgyel, [...]

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Trashigang

Trashigang is one of the largest districts in the country located at the easternmost part of the map. It borders the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. With its temperate climate, the district is rich in flora and fauna. Perhaps, the most fascinating landmark of this district is the dzong that sits atop a narrow spur overlooking the Dangmechhu River. The imposing fortress was built in 1667 by Chogyal Minjur Tempa and was the political stronghold of eastern Bhutan for a very long time. Equally fascinating is the Trashigang town itself, a narrow perch along the steep cliffs and deep [...]

2017-02-02T09:04:38+00:00Places of Interest|

Trashi Yangtse

Created in 1992, Trashi Yangtse is the newest district in Bhutan. It was formerly part of Trashigang. The district’s climate ranges from sub-tropical in the south to alpine temperatures in the north. The people of Trashi Yangtse, known as the Yangtseps, are fun-loving Buddhist folks. The district is home several important monasteries and temples, including the Dongdi Dzong, now known as Trashi Yangtse Dzong. Other popular temples are the Rigsum Goemba and the Gomphu Kora. The district also features the famous Iron Chain Bridge over the Kholong River at Duksum built by the Tibetan King Dupthob Thangthong Gyalpo. Another popular [...]

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