Phuentsholing is a frontier and thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian plains and five-six hours drive south of Thimphu and Paro International airport. Situated at the foothills of Himalaya, it serves as the main trading zone for Bhutanese with other neighboring countries of South Asia . Visitors can reach Phuentsholing by road from Sikkim, Darjeeling and Bagdogra airport in West Bengal . It takes between 3 – 6 hours by drive from these places.