Top things to do

Bhutanese in Thimphu to Phuentsholing

Tourist Hotel Bunagu

This tourist restaurant in Bunagu on the old road to Chhukha offers good meals to travellers who have booked in advance. The restaurant has a log-cabin feel, pleasant balcony seating and clean toilets. It plans to r…
Zoo in Phuentsholing

Crocodile Breeding Centre

Got an hour to kill? Perhaps go and snooze with the sleepy marsh muggers and gharials at the Crocodile Breeding Centre, a 10-minute walk north of the bus station. The crocs are fed every other day around noon.
Hotel in Phuentsholing

Hotel Sinchula

This hotel located next to a grand peepul tree is popular with Indian travellers but it's mainly of interest to foreign travellers for its al fresco rooftop restaurant and bar. Grab a cold beer and a chicken sizzler…
Bar in Phuentsholing

Hotel Green Valley

The garden bar in this local hotel is a good place to grab a cold beer in some peace and quiet.
Buddhist Temple in Phuentsholing

Zangto Pelri Lhakhang

The modern Zangto Pelri Lhakhang is a replica of Guru Rinpoche's celestial abode (though we're guessing the original paradise isn't made of concrete!). There's not much to see here, but the surrounding garden is ple…
Fabric in Phuentsholing

Bhimraj Stores

Located in the bazaar, you can buy a range of cloth here from Nu 200 to Nu 320 per metre; you'll need about 4m for a gho or kira (traditional dress for men and women). Figure on tailoring fees of Nu 500 to Nu 1000. …
Bhutanese in Thimphu to Phuentsholing

Dam View Restaurant

This local restaurant in Wangkha has a Tourist & VIP Room, with great views into the valley, as well as self-serve spicy food such as chilli chicken and rice (Nu 150).
Bhutanese in Thimphu to Phuentsholing

D2K Hotel

The 'Deluxe to King' in Wangkha is a friendly place with good Bhutanese food. Ring ahead for the set meal or just order dishes when you arrive.
Chinese in Phuentsholing

Zen Restaurant

The Chinese dishes here are fairly authentic, with some Bhutanese and Thai flavours thrown in, and portions are priced to share. The snappy modern decor is surprisingly sophisticated and the ambience is quiet.
Carpets in Phuentsholing

Tashi Industries Carpet Factory

Anyone interested in carpets is welcome to make a visit to this handmade carpet factory hidden in the north of town. At 49 knots per square inch, woven from Indian wool and coloured with synthetic dyes, the carpets …