Gelephu is a beautiful town located on the Indo-Bhutan border to the south of Bhutan. A domestic airport in the town offers a quick access to Paro and Trashigang Dzongkhang. It is also a doorway to the Royal Manas National Park, the oldest and fourth largest Park in Bhutan.

Getting to Gelephu

Travelers can fly to Gelephu from Paro international airport or also drive to Gelephu from Thimphu and the travelers can also travel to Gelephu from Jaigoan.


Gelephu experiences warm and sub-tropical climatic condition with humid air which remains almost same throughout the year. In summers the temperature exceeds 30 degrees Celsius and in winters it drops to a more favorable weather with 10 to 18 degrees Celsius.

Gelephu Elevation:

300 meters

Popular Attractions in Gelephu

Tali Dratshang is located at 10 minutes drive from Gelephu Town.
The hot spring is situated beautifully among lush green environment and a tranquil ambiance.
It was established in 1966 as the protected area and later upgraded as a national park.
A tour to AWP distillery can provide the visitors with an opportunity to experience and observe how Bhutanese liquors are made.

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