Sangay and Rinzi both worked in their individual jobs till 2017. In Bhutan, almost every family has someone who has worked in tourism. Sangay spent 30 years of his life in tourism and Rinzi was a health worker until they decided to retire to this lovely mountain retreat in Punakha. The sound of the river can be heard in the quiet of the evening as both of them entertain the guests with stories of how ‘The Dhumra’ came into existence. The food served during dinner is made using local ingredients only. The breakfast however is the highlight of the meals, which on a clear day is served on the platform overlooking the Punakha valley. The view of the Punakha Dzong as the night comes in is something to just be with till the dinner bells ring. The warm hosts and an all-women team will leave you with an impression of Bhutan, which lives up to its reputation of being the happiest country in Asia.
The Dhumra Farmstay has three type of accommodation which is spread over an acre of land on a mountain slope overlooking the Punakha Dzong. The construction blends in with the organic farm and the soil of the mountain.
The four spacious deluxe rooms are built with a wooden flooring and are placed in two units of construction next to each other. Two of them have twin beds that can be joined as well.
2 adults and 1 child
400 sq ft
This is an independant unit built for the Daughter of the hosts when she visits, which is seldom. This villa has beautiful views of the Punakha River and the fileds that stretch beyond it. There is a pantry and a bedroom with a spacious toilet. It is ideal for couples because of its privacy.
400 sq ft
It is the most traditional room of all the 6 rooms on the property. This has a 180 degree view of the surrounding including the Punakha Dzong at the bottom. There are buddhist paintings adorning the walls. This room like the Villa has a pantry equiped with basic requirements.
400 sq ft
Price Description: The price is for double occupancy and includes all taxes and accommodation with the meals mentioned below.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Extra Note: For All Bhutan Properties: The payment will be made to Raahghar India account. In Bhutan it is required that the ground handling is through a tour operator. The properties cannot be booked on their own.
Third Person/Child: Above 10 years: 2000 | Between 5 -10 years: 400
Raahghar Payment Terms: Reservation is confirmed with an advance payment of 50% of the total amount at the time of booking. The balance payment is to be made 7 days prior to check-in.
Cancellation Policy (Indian Passport Holders Only):
In case of a cancellation due to any unforeseen circumstance a credit note will be issued by the property to the guest for the amount paid till date.
The credit note will be valid for use within one year from the period of booking. The guest can redeem the credit note against the amount of any future booking within a year and pay the balance if any as per the rates applicable on that date. This credit note is also transferable and can be used by the guest/transferee only once within the stipulated date.
Raahghar would keep your credit card information secured with us and it won't be charged unless needed.
Paro is the only international airport in Bhutan and is 4 hours away.
Not accessible by train
Thimphu the capital is 2 hours away.
All arrangements in Bhutan has to be made with the help of a local travel agency. Speak to our team for more information. Access to the property: The last 2 km winds up through a dirt road. The road can be bumpy.
Dhumra is a traditionally built farm stay that offers modern comforts. It operates as a working organic farm, utilizing its produce for the daily meals provided to guests, strictly adhering to the farm-to-table concept.
The dedicated team consists of 10 women and 4 men, who play a pivotal role in delivering excellent guest services at Dhumra. Additionally, the owners maintain a close partnership with local communities, ensuring fair prices for their homegrown produce.
Dhumra takes pride in being an eco-friendly resort while preserving the essence of a "home away from home" in Bhutan.
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