How To Reach Jakar

How to Reach Jakar

One will find a few conveyance options (such as bus) to the district of Bumthang in general and may have to transfer to Jakar by cab/car.

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How to reach Jakar by flight

Bhutan's national carrier, Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines both provide international flights to its international airport at Paro. ( It is to be kept in mind that due to the changeable weather conditions and the fact that Paro Airport can only operate during daylight hours, delays might occur. Travellers are advised to keep sufficient time at hand for connecting flights). A flight from Paro to Bumthang shall land at Bathpalathang Aiprort situated right in the town of Jakar. Tashi Air and Druk Air both provide domestic flights.

How to reach Jakar by bus

Meto Transport plies buses from Thimphu to Jakar at 6:30 daily. It is an 11-hour journey. Another bus plying to Bumthang District are: Dungkar Transport which supplies buses to Bumthang from Gelephu on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 6:00.

How to reach Jakar by Waterways

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Local transport in Jakar

It is advisable to take a hired car as the sacred sites and tourist spots are spread over the entire area. There are taxis available for the purpose.

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Jakar, Bhutan

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