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Tashi Gasel Lodge
Samdrup Jongkhar

Tashi Gasel is perched on a hilltop, just a short distance from the town centre of Samdrup Jongkhar in the far reaches of south-eastern Bhutan. Although this 2-star hotel is simple in character and style, it offers clean accommodation, decent food and basic facilities. It’s perfectly suitable for a night if you are travelling through the area to or from north eastern India. Whilst we have not personally inspected Tashi Gasel Lodge, it is by far the best accommodation in Samdrup Jongkhar and will provide a perfectly comfortable stay.

The rooms are fairly large and have en-suite bathrooms with hot and cold running water – very important after a day exploring the local area! In the simple restaurant you can expect Bhutanese, Indian and Chinese cuisine, and a reasonably well stocked bar serving a selection of local alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. For adventure lovers and trekking holidays, it is an ideal spot, and there are some stunning views over the surrounding valleys and wild rugged landscapes. 

Samdrup Jongkhar is a border town, just a 3-hour drive from the Indian town of Guwahati in Assam. Most people stop in Samdrup Jongkhar either en-route to or from Trashigang which is at least a six-hour drive along winding roads and high passes.

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