The facilities and amenities are in line with 5 star standards and more. All major shopping and business districts are an easy walk away and major touristic areas probably an easy 10-15 minute drive. Indeed the Taj Tashi is a perfect place to explore the delights of Bhutan.
The Taj Tashi is located in the heart of Thimphu at Chubachu. The area commands the views of the surrounding hills of Thimphu. Shopping and business districts are at an easy short walk away from the hotel and Thimphu’s major highlights a short drive away.
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Hotel Address: Samten Lam, Chubachu. Ph:+975-2 336699, E:firstname.lastname@example.org, Thimphu
Distance to attraction points:
- Rimpung Dzong-Paro: 1 km from Paro Town
Rinpung Dzong means "fortress of the heap of jewels". Built in mid 17th century, it now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro district and residence for the 200 monks of Paro. It is also the venue for Paro festival, held in the ...
- Drukgyel Dzong-Paro: 15km from Paro Town
Drukgyel Dzong overlooks the beautiful village with Mount Chomolhari in the background. This ruin Dzong (Fortress) was built in 1646 by Shubdrung Nawang Namgyal to commemorate his victory over the Tibetan invaders led by Mongolian warlord, Gushri ...
- National Museum-Paro: 1 Km from Paro Town
This monument dates back to 1951. It was built as a watch tower for the Rinpung Dzong. In 1967 it was converted to National Museum. It holds fascinating collection of arts, relics, religious thangkha, and many others.
- Kyichu Lhakhang-Paro: 2 km from Paro Town
A Tibetan king known as Songtsen Gompo in the 7th century miraculously built 108 temples. Kyichu is considered to be one of them and is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.
- Tigers Nest Monastery: 20 Km from Paro Town
The trail to the monastery climbs through beautiful pine forest, many of the trees festooned with Spanish moss, and an occasional grove of fluttering prayer flags. We stop at the cafeteria for a rest and refreshments and continue our hike for short ...
- Kila Goemba Nunnery: 30 Km from Paro
Nestled in a craggy patch on the mountainside below the Chele la pass and perched precariously along the rock face. This small nunnery is home to many nuns who have renounced their worldly life and have chosen to lead the path of enlightenment. The ...
- Chele La pass: 35 km from Paro
The 35km drive to Cheli la mares is an interesting road excursion and is an excellent jumping-off point for day walks. From the pass at 3810m, there are views of Jhomolhari as well as down to the Haa Valley.
- Memorial Chorten Thimphu: 1/2 km from Thimphu Town
Memorial Chorten built in 1974 in the memory of Third King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, who is popularly regarded as Father of Modern Bhutan. It also serves as a place where the Thimphu residents come to pay their daily respect and circumambulate the stupa....
- Zilukha Nunnery Thimphu: 3 Km from Thimphu Town
It has been housed in Drubthob Goemba (monastery). There are about 70 nuns who live and pray every day in the monastery. The beautiful view of Tashicho Dzong can be seen from the nunnery.
- Tashichodzong Thimphu: 1 km from Thimhpu Town
The fortress serves as the office of the King, ministers and various government organizations and also headquarters for monastic body of Bhutan. Bhutan's spiritual leader and the monks of both Thimphu and Punakha reside here during summer. It is also ...
- Simtokha Dzong Thimphu: 5 Km from Thimphu Town
About 4 miles from Thimphu, this small Dzong, situated on a lofty ridge, is the first fortress among the chain of fortresses built around the country by Shubdrung Nawang Namgyal in 17th century. It was in 1961 the Third King turned this into an ...
- National Library Thimphu: 1 km from Thimphu Town
The history of Bhutan lies imprinted in archaic texts that are preserved at the National Library. Besides thousands of manuscripts and ancient texts, the library also has modern academic books and printing blocks for prayer flags.
- Painting School Thimphu: 1 km from Thimphu Town
This institute teaches the techniques of traditional paintings, sculptures and other forms of traditional arts and one can view the students at work.
- Indigenous Hospital Thimphu: 1 Km from Thimphu Town
Commonly known as the Indegenious Hospital is Traditional Medicine Institute. The rich medicines abundant in Kingdom are prepared here. The institute also imparts the art of herbal medicines to would be practitioners.
- Heritage Museum Thimphu: 1 Km from Thimphu Town
Heritage Museum opened recently, a heritage museum, housed in a 19th-century farmhouse, displays the living style of the 19th-century Bhutanese family.
- Textile Museum Thimphu: 1 km from Thimphu Town
A recent addition in the capital city, this museum displays the colorful and intricately hand woven old and new textiles of Bhutan.
- Weekend market Thimphu: 1/2 km from Thimphu Town
If you are in Thimphu during weekends, then you should not miss a visit to the weekend market. Vendors from throughout the region arrive on Friday afternoon and remain selling their goods until Sunday night. It's an interesting place to visit, where ...
- Phajoding Temple Thimphu: 8 km from Thimphu Town
A saint known as Shacha Rinchen built the temple in 15th century and is located at an altitude of 12,138 feet, overlooking the Thimphu Valley. Surrounding the temple are many retreat houses for the people who come here and spent about 3 years in ...
- Mini Zoo Thimphu: 3 km from Thimphu Town
Takin is believed to be crafted by a Divine Madman – Drukpa Kinley. This animal’s appearance resembles to cow from behind and goat from the front. It is worthwhile taking the time to see these strange animals. It’s a five-minute walk from the ...
- Tango Temple Thimphu: 12 km from Thimphu Town
With about 12 kilometers of drive you arrive at the starting point of Tango hike. It takes about an hour to arrive at the temple and is about 900 feet climbing. Built in 12th century by Gyalwa Lhanampa, at present it serves as the monastic school for ...
- Cheri Temple Thimphu: 12 km from Thimphu Town
A short distance beyond the turn-off to Tango Goemba the road ends at Dodina (elevation 26003). A walk of about 1 ½ hrs leads to cheri Goemba (Cheri Dorji Dhen). The trail starts by crossing the bridge that spans over the wang chuu river and then ...
- Chimi Lhakhang Punakha: 14 km from Punakha Town
From a road head, it is about 20 minutes walking across fields through the village of Sopsokha from the roadside to the small temple located on a hillock in the center of the valley below Metshina. Ngawang Choegyal built the temple in the 15th ...
- Khamsum Yuelley Chorten Punakha: 5 km from Punakha Town
The Chorten, which took eight years to build, was consecrated during a three-day ceremony in December 1999.The three-level chorten is topped by a dome and a stack of 12 circular rings, than an umbrella, the sun, moon and finally a jeweled pinnacle. A ...
- Wangdi Dzong : 1 km from wangdi Town
Wangdi Dzong: Shubdrung Nawang Namgyal in 1638 had built this massive fortress sitting on a hilltop at the confluence of Punakha Chu and Tang Chu Rivers, Wangdi.
- Pele la Pass: 40 km from wangdi
(3420m) is marked by a chorten and an array of prayer flages. On a clear day (which is rare in these parts) these is a view of Jhomolhari (7314m), jichu Drakye (6989m) and kang Bum (6526m) to the west from the road, but there are no mountain views ...
- Kungarabten nunnery Trongsa: 10 km
About 15 miles from Trongsa is the winter palace of second King Jigme Wangchuk. It is a splendid building with superb woodwork and decorations. The 1st floor was used as storage for food, 2nd floor as the residence of royal attendance and the army, ...
- Thangbi Temple Bumthang: 5 km
Founded by Shamar Rinpochey in 1470, this temple is located in the midst of buckwheat field. After a dispute the temple was taken over by Pema Lingpa from Shamar Rinpochey. It is 17 Kilometers drive north of Kurjey Temple on an unpaved road to Toktu ...
- Tamshing Temple Bumthang: 5 km
Located opposite Kurjey Lhakhang this temple was founded by Bhutan's own religious treasure discoverer, Terton Pema Lingpa in 1501. Believed to be the reincarnation of Guru Rinpochey, he discovered many religious treasures around the country. The ...
- Membertsho (Burning Lake) Bumthang: 2 km
It is about 20 minutes driving from the hotel where you stay and then about 10 minutes of walk. The significant of this place is that Pema Lingpa in the early 16th century discovered many religious items from a pond here.
- Ura Village Bumthang: 50 km
It is about 50 kilometers from Chokhor valley and takes about one and half hour. Located in a broad valley, Ura village is a clustered of traditional houses fenced by cobblestone streets that give the village a mediaeval atmosphere. The women in Ura ...
- Rinchengang Village Wangdi: 1 km from Wangdi Town
A small clustered village facing the Wangdi Dzong is known for its skill in traditional method of stone masonry. It is about 20 minutes hiking uphill with great view of the Dzong, valley and the river.
- Chorten Kora Trashi Yangtse : 1Km from town
Chorten Kora is large, but not nearly as large as the stupa of Bodhnath, after which it was patterned. A small goemba has been built next to it and several rows of prayer flag flutter in the wind in the cornfields at its front. It was constructed in ...
- Bomdeling Trashi Yangtse : three hours walk north of Chorten Kora
Bomdeling is a two to three hours walk north of Chorten Kora. It is the roosting place of a flock of black-necked Cranes that migrate here in the winter from Tibet. The flock, smaller than that in Phobjikha (in western Bhutan), returns here year ...
- Richending Monastery Phuntsholing : 1 Km from Phuentsholing Town
Kharbandi Gompa or Richending monastery is a short distance away from Phuntsholing along the road to Thimphu on the ridge overlooking the. It was built in 1967 by the Royal Grandmother and the monastery contains paintings on the life of Buddha and ...
Upon arrival to Paro international airport, a car, driver and guide will await to meet you and have you escorted to the hotel. If you have booked a tour with us, airport transfer is part of the package. The Taj Tashi hotel is a 2 hour drive from Paro international airport. The scenic drive from Paro includes a glimpse of way of life in Bhutan at the backdrop of cascading Paro river and surrounding hills laden with pristine glasslands.