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Much more interesting than we had imagined, a visit takes 15-20 minutes. You start by seeing the tree bark used to make the paper soaked and cooked in an iron cauldron over a wood fired. You then enter the factory, where it’s all done by...More
This paper factory displays their paper making process from start to finish. Paper is made from the bark of the Daphne tree.
Walk through the factory and see each step of the paper-making process. You’ll end off at the store selling various products from postcards,...More
It was a good decision to take my daughter- 4 years old to show her the traditional way of making paper esp the hand made paper
They do charge an entry fee of RS 50.
Don't expect ppl to explain you the process
On the other side of the lake, not far from Hotel River View. You can walk but I would suggest a cab, at least on the way up.
You can see how paper is made based on first principles: cooking or parts of the Daphne...More
Traditional Jungshi Handmade paper factory. Jungshi means natural set up in 1990 by the Government to safe guard the old tradition of handmade paper making in Bhutan. The raw materials are bark from Daphne Papuri era sief-Thymalae-ceae (3000 ft and above sea level), bark from...More
This place is just a 10 min walk from the Thimphu bus station. It’s a unique experience in the whole of your itinerary across Bhutan. And there’s no stench or smell in the factory process that one could not bare.
There’s a 50₹ ticket with...More
If you've never seen paper made before, this is a good stop to make. You can see all the different steps of the process, and it's all done without chemicals. At the end of the tour there is a gift shop where you can purchase...More
The process of producing paper can be seen in this small factory settings. Quite enlightening and informative experience definitely worth a visit. Don't be tempted to buy too much in the adjacent museum shop. The items sold there are also available throughout the city/country.