Babesa
in Thimphu Dzongkhag, Bhutan

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.433 and 89.650 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 25' 57" and E 89° 39' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ngultrum - BTN
Spoken languages:
Dzongkha
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:43 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 5:26 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into Babesa

Babesa in Thimphu Dzongkhag is located in Bhutan a little south of Thimphu, the country's capital town.

Current time in Babesa is now 11:43 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Babesa. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in India at a distance of 98 mi (or 158 km). If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Thimphu, Lungtenzampa, Paro, Wangdue Phodrang and Punakha. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 57 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Night Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 94% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 23rd of October 2019

14°C (58 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 24th of October 2019

11°C (52 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 25th of October 2019

12°C (54 °F)
2°C (35 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Taj Tashi

Address
3,0 mi
SAMTEN LAM,CHUBACHU PO BOX 524
975 Thimphu
Bhutan

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ramada Valley Thimphu

Address
1,3 mi
P.O. Box 1851, Lungtenphu Thimphu
11001 Thimphu
Bhutan

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Le Meridien Thimphu

Address
2,8 mi
Chorten Lam P.O. Box 01286
01286 Thimphu
Bhutan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Osel

Address
2,7 mi
Phendey lam
11001 Chang,Thimphu
Bhutan

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Thimphu Street and Traffic Video

Published: March 23, 2007
Length: 26:32 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: ugyen dorji

Thimphu Street and Traffic Video.


Football match in Thimphu, Bhutan

Published: November 14, 2008
Length: 18:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Bob Witlox

Football (soccer) game between Nepal and Indian Armed Forced in Thimphu, Bhutan.


Human traffic light (Thimphu)

Published: May 20, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Carlosfelipe Pardo

One of the most extraordinary and unique features of Thimphu: its human traffic light, which was restored after having briefly introduced an actual stop light some years before!


Spinning Large Prayer Wheels in Thimphu, Capital of Bhutan

Published: February 14, 2014
Length: 03:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Timotheus Lee

Inside the temple, the locals are turning large prayer wheels. They do it to spread blessings to all sentient beings, to create good karma for this life and the next life, to accumulate merits,...


Prayer Wheels in Thimphu

Published: January 31, 2010
Length: 27:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Justin Kerr

Turning of the prayer wheels in central Thimphu. A mix of the traditional and the new.


KOL- bhutan BIKE trip R -15 trip 2014 B.pradhan 66

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 42:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bibek Pradhan

KOL- bhutan BIKE trip R -15 trip 2014 B.pradhan 66 entering THIMPU.


Spinning Large Prayer Wheels in Thimphu, Capital of Bhutan (video 2)

Published: February 14, 2014
Length: 36:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Timotheus Lee

Inside the temple, the locals are turning large prayer wheels. They do it to spread blessings to all sentient beings, to create good karma for this life and the next life, to accumulate merits,...


KOL- bhutan BIKE trip R -15 trip 2014 B.pradhan 66

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 39:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bibek Pradhan

at thimpu,bhutan 19/11/2014.


Places to Visit in Bhutan

Published: February 14, 2014
Length: 21:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Timotheus Lee

View of Dechencholing Palace, Tashichhoedzong (or aka Tashichho Dzong) and Thimphu Chuu River (aka Wang Chuu) in Thimphu, Capital of Bhutan. The year was2007/2008. If you are wondering ...


Traditional paper making in Bhutan

Published: November 14, 2008
Length: 57:12 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Bob Witlox

Traditional paper making in Thimphu, Bhutan.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Thimphu

Thimphu, also spelled Thimpu, is the capital and largest city of Bhutan. It is situated in the western central part of Bhutan and the surrounding valley is one of Bhutan's dzongkhags, the Thimphu District. The city became the capital of Bhutan in 1961. As of 2005 it had a population of 79,185, with 98,676 people living in the entire Thimphu district.

Located at 27.4667, 89.6417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Thimphu, Populated places in Bhutan, Capitals in Asia

Changlimithang Stadium

Changlimithang Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan, which serves as the National Stadium. It is currently used mostly for football and archery matches. The stadium holds 25,000. Changlimithang stadium was also the venue of Bhutan's first open theatrical production, which was A Tale of Two Cities.

Located at 27.4714, 89.6411 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Bhutan, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums

Royal Bhutan Police

The Royal Bhutan Police is responsible for maintaining law and order and prevention of crime in Bhutan. It was formed on 1 September 1965 with 555 personnel reassigned from the Royal Bhutan Army. It was then called the "Bhutan Frontier Guards. " Its independent statutory basis was first codified with the Royal Bhutan Police Act of 1980. This framework was repealed and replaced in its entirety by the Royal Bhutan Police Act of 2009.

Located at 27.4652, 89.6404 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Bhutan, 1965 establishments, Gendarmerie, National Central Bureaus of Interpol, Law enforcement in Bhutan

Royal Institute of Health Sciences (Bhutan)

The Royal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS) is one of two main medical education centers in Bhutan, the other being the Institute of Traditional Medicine Services. The RIHS was established in Thimphu in 1974 as a member college of the Royal University of Bhutan, and is associated with the National Referral Hospital. The RIHS offers diploma and certificate programmes for nurses, medical technicians and other primary health care workers.

Located at 27.4647, 89.6372 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Bhutan, Schools of medicine, 1974 in Bhutan

National Referral Hospital (Thimphu)

The National Referral Hospital (full name Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital) is the main hospital in Bhutan, located in the capitol, Thimphu. Since it was established in 1972, the hospital has been supplying free basic medical treatment as well as advanced surgeries and emergency services to citizens from all over the country. It provides the most sophisticated health evaluation and management services in the country.

Located at 27.4647, 89.6372 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Bhutan, Hospitals established in 1972, 1972 in Bhutan

Bhutan Postal Corporation

Bhutan Postal Corporation Ltd. , or Bhutan Post, is the company in Bhutan responsible for the operation of the postal system.

Located at 27.4738, 89.6387 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Postal system of Bhutan, Postal organisations, Philately of Bhutan

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