Bhutan - Whiskey trail

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    Did you know that when the Bhutanese army is not at war(the last war being more than a century back) the personal help make whiskey . Its called the army welfare project and its sale funds projects for the welfare of the armed force.

    Many kinds are blended and bottled in Gelephu. They use vetted malt imported from Scotland, high quality grain neutral spirit and natural spring water for some of the processes. Spend the evenings trying different blends at exotic locations in Bhutan.


    Duration : 7 to 12 Days


    • Bhutan's single malt – Coronation Blend
    • K 5 – The most popular whiskey of the region
    • Red Panda – Beer brewed from organic wheat
    • Local chilies to enhance the food experience
    • Bhutanese delicacies
    • Views of the Himalayan Mountain Range as you fly into Paro
    • Thimpu's rich cultural heritage
    • Thimpu's swinging night life
    • The 108 chortens at Dochula pass
    • Punakha valley in spring time ,profusion of red, pink, white, yellow and purple rhododendron blossoms
    • Raft the Mo Chu river
    • Visit Punakha Dzong
    • See if you can spot a yak
    • Drive through dense spruce and larch forest to Chele La
    • Hike up to Taksang Monastery, Tigers Nest
    • Experience Bhutanese food and their love for chillies
    • The painting schools in Thimpu keeping the traditional art forms alive
    • Cycle downhill from Bhutans highest motorable pass
    • Try your hand at archery – Bhutan's national sport
    • Camp under the stars
    • Some of the best trekking trails exist in this region

PARO THIMPU PUNAKHA WANGDUE GELEPHU

    Weather

    mid Sep to Dec - autumn colors and early crisp winters
    Mar to May - spring and festival season
    Jun to Sep - the rains - but in the mountains that can be quite a wonderful experience in certain regions
    Jan to Mar - winter but blue skies like you can't imagine

    Currency

    The local currency is called Bhutanese Ngultrum Ngultrum


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