5 best things to do with kids in Bhutan

Posted by Nurul Islam on March 10th, 2019

Bhutan is a country located entirely within the Himalayas. One of the most remote countries in the world, it happens to be a place that is as mysterious, as it is stunning. It is indeed a great place for you to take your kids on your next vacation. Should you plan on doing that, mentioned in the below list are five best things to do with kids in Bhutan.

1. Visit Taktsang Palphug Monastery

Also called the Tiger Nest Monastery, the Taktsang Palphug Monastery is one of the most iconic of all landmarks in Bhutan.

Housing one of the most important sites of Buddhism, the place is a great visit, and offers everything from a dose of Buddhism to amazing views of the surrounding Himalayas.

2. Enjoy a Stunning Wildlife Safari

The Mo Chu River is one of the best places if you are into safaris.

From deer to tigers and a whole lot more, a safari here is an excellent way to get closer to nature like never before.

Much of the region is still fairly in the wilderness, making it an ideal place for those who want to explore the natural world. N

It is a good idea to visit the place during the spring or autumn, as that would be the best time to get a glimpse of the local wildlife.

3. Have a Taste of Bhutanese Cuisine

How better to enjoy a day in Bhutan, than to dig into some delicious Bhutanese cuisine? Encompassing some unique elements of Himalayan cultures as well as local recipes, Bhutanese food is one of the best things you will ever taste in your life.

In recent times, there has been an increase in the amount of foreign elements entering the local cuisine, with the resulting mix of various recipes that have given rise to new flavors. This is something you can look into as well.

4. Enjoy Camping in Thimpu

Situated on the outskirts of Bhutan’s capital, Thimpu, are some of the best camping grounds in the world.

With a magnificent view of the Himalayas, stunning greenery and a peaceful atmosphere, camping here is something worth looking into. The camps happen to be family safe as well, if you search for the right ones, making it a fun adventure for all. 

The best time to go camping here would be during the spring or autumn. It is best to avoid camping here during the winter, as snowstorms are very common here.

5. Go Horse riding in the Himalayas

Another interesting activity you can look forward to doing, is engaging in horse riding.

There are many places throughout the country, where you can enjoy a horse, while getting a glimpse of the Majestic Himalayas.

Guided by a professional in the field, this is one experience unique like nothing else.

As a whole, do note that Bhutan has a lot to offer you than what has been mentioned above. There are a ton of things to do in Bhutan with kids and your family. Consider the above points as a rough idea of the amazing things you can look forward to, when you finally arrive in Bhutan.

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