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Paro River, Bhutan

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Cutting through alpine meadows and deep gorges, Paro River draws tourists with its clean and clear glacial waters creating perfect opportunities for kayaking and rafting. Beginners will find a trip through the scenic canyon downstream of Paro town especially pleasing, while the more experienced kayakers can continue past the estuary and down the Wong Chhu River. Plan to see Paro River and other attractions that appeal to you using our Paro visit planner.
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  • River width is not running very small these days among the Westerners are running three counts in and enjoy. Turn on much safety is required near the
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  • One can see the river while going from Paro Airport towards Thimpu city.It flows placidly ..Water is clean and clear unlike dirty rivers in the plane land.Some like to do rafting ,of course there are ...  more »
  • A government canteen was setup to host us for lunch here. It is a very nice rest spot. I took the opportunity to bare my feet and walked on the banks of slippery cobble stones. We each pick a wishing ...  more »

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Where to stay in Paro

A popular tourist and pilgrimage spot, Paro offers a range of luxurious accommodations in the form of resort-style hotels and boutique spas. You'll find these scattered around the valley, but not in the main downtown area. If you're looking for less-exclusive hotels, check the hillside to the west of town, which offers great views of the valley. A number of mid-range hotels also offer panoramic views. For budget-oriented travelers, there are few guesthouses in town.
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