Wangdicholing Resort is an attractive family-run hotel set high on a hill overlooking the Bumthang valley and river. It has two acres of gardens and is just one kilometre from Chamkhar town. The hotel is built in traditional Bhutanese style and opened in 2000.
Guests are accommodated in 35 rooms, traditionally furnished and featuring en-suite bathrooms. Each room has a Bukhari heater (wood burning stove), very effective in the cooler months. The restaurant serves a variety of cuisines including Indian, Chinese, Swiss and continental as well as Bhutanese. Guests can relax over a refreshing drink in the bar and chat with fellow guests. There is a veranda with views of the valley.
This is a good place from which to explore the Bumthang valley with its stunning scenery and impressive dzongs, monasteries and temples. Hotel staff can help guests arrange excursions to local places of interest and advise on trekking routes.
Open: Wangdicholing Resort is open all year.
Location: Wangdicholing Resort is located on a hilltop above the Chamkhar Chu (river) about 1km from Chamkhar town. It is set in 2 acres of gardens.
Rooms: There are 35 rooms furnished in traditional style with Bukhari wood burning stoves and en-suite bathrooms. Of these, 31 are standard rooms, 2 are deluxe rooms and the remaining 2 are suites. Room service is available.
Activities: Visiting the Jakar Dzong, monasteries, temples and the Yathra weaving centre, walking in the Bumthang Valley. The hotel can arranged guided excursions to places further afield such as the Ura Valley and Tang Valley.
Facilities: The resort restaurant offers Bhutanese, Indian, Chinese, Swiss and continental cuisines and the bar serves both Bhutanese and international drinks. There is a business centre, a currency exchange, laundry service and safe at reception. The hotel has a gift shop and a yoga and meditation room.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables in the restaurant.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: We recommend malarial prophylactics for travel to the low lying districts of southern Bhutan.
Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access in guest rooms and the business centre.