Bhutan is an extremely divine country, which sited between the Tibetan region controlled by China and India in the northeastern Himalayas. The state has geographical and cultural diversity and the real sense of culture and tradition which end up making a massive impact on groups of people visiting this amazing place on a trip. There is something remarkable about Bhutan which manages to touch your soul, balm it with peace that gives you a wonderful experience, something you will never forget. This place amidst for its lush forests, revered monasteries, pleasant weather and blessed with natural bounties. Major tourist attractions for this place are there prominent destinations like Thimphu, Punakha, Paro along Phuentsholing where you can explore without the permit as well. The main highlights of your trip are Tiger's Nest Monastery which provides an awe-inspiring view and the second one is emanating the majestic aura of Lord Buddha while visiting the Buddha Dordenma statue, which is one of the world’s tallest statue of Lord Buddha. Besides this, you take the tour of Kyichu Lhakhang an eminent Buddhist temple of Bhutan. Also, you enjoy the splendid visit from Dochula's viewpoint on the way to Punakha and explore the historical artworks and masterpieces at the famed National Museum of Paro, a watchtower in ancient times which offers a great insight of Bhutanese traditions. Enjoy a panoramic view of Bhutan with serenity and spirituality and enrich your holiday further with antiques, Bhutanese stamps and Buddhist paintings which may seem a cliched way to describe the beauty of Bhutan.
Let us discuss these four destinations
Thimphu is Bhutan’s capital and an ideal location in respect of religion, customs, monasteries, music, dance, literature and the media. Thimphu is known as the modern city of Bhutan with an abundance of restaurants, night clubs, and shopping centres. Apart from this, an evening view at Tashichho Dzong is something to die for which you can’t miss if you are in Thimphu.
Punakha is the perfect place to awaken a nature lover. As it serves the stunning views of the lush green Punakha valley during the Punakha festival. Here you experience the majestic views of the mountains in Talo Monastery also this place is famous for its contemporary techniques of rice farming.
Paro is a picturesque place that makes you fall in love with it. This heavenly place where you can think to settle down shares a perfect equation with the widest part of the valley. Whereas its main tourist attractions like the National Museum, the Rinpung Dzong and the very popular Tiger's Nest Monastery. One can also enjoy the sunset view of the town from the Paro Museum.
Phuentsholing is a reflection of what the country is all about. This place has quite a few attractions like Karbandi Monastery where you can witness a breath-taking view of the Bengal plains, Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang– a Buddhist shrine. Apart from this Phuentsholing has a foreign goods shop where you can buy clothing at very fewer prices.
Top Attractions in Bhutan
Tiger's Nest Monastery
The Tiger’s Nest Monastery is one of the most iconic landmarks associated with the country. There is a 2-hour hike up to the monastery with wonderful views on the way up and the view of the Paro valley from here is breath-taking.
It has the second largest dzong in Bhutan and it has been known as the Palace of Great Happiness. It is placed strategically between two rivers as it is joined to the mainland by an arched wooden bridge and blessed with a temperate climate.
Zuri Dzong Trek
It is the perfect spot to have a bird-eye view of the entire Paro valley, something one can stare at for hours in wonder and awe. Tourists can expect to sit and relax there and also remember the amazing side view as you hike through Trek.
National Museum of Paro
It is the pride of the country where you can see paintings, art pieces, animal masks and many more facets of the rich culture. The National Museum in Paro is where history meets the present as it conserves historical objects, inscriptions, and artefacts that are more than 1500 years old.
Traveling in Bhutan is an extraordinary experience where you know how to be happy in small things. Well, I hope, these Bhutan packages will help you to plan a perfect holiday in this happy country.