Top places to visit in Bhutan
Posted by traveltips on October 4th, 2019
Bhutan is the Buddhist Kingdom famous for its Monasteries and Fortresses. Its dramatic landscapes to its subtropical plains are the keen features for its beauty. Natural sceneries with the beautiful Himalayan Range make it one of the best places to visit during your holidays or to relax from the busy schedules and to relax for some time. Monks covered with the red cloth depicts a different culture which one experiences when traveling there.
Must Visit Places in Bhutan
Some of the major tourist attractions in Bhutan are:
1. Tiger Nest Monastery
It's a sacred pilgrimage place that is also known as PARO TAKTSANG. This place is along with the Himalayan ranges and Cliffside of the upper Paro Valley and is the most visited Buddhist site and temple. An interesting fact is that one needs to do trekking of several hours to reach t the place, but all the efforts and energy used to contact is equivalent to the beauty one experiences.
2. Paro & Paro Valley
Paro Valley also known as the famous Ringpung Dzong, is the most significant Dzong of Bhutan. It is also the District Monastic Body and the Government Administrative Office of Paro. The specialty of this place is that people often come here to perform several activities like Mountain Biking, Rafting, and Hiking. The Snowman Trek increases the beauty of this place.
Punakha Dzong is the second-largest and oldest Dzong in the region. It is the confluence of two major rivers, i.e., PHO CHHU AND MO CHHU. The beauty is unexplainable of this valley which is added by the sound of the rivers. There is also a Khamsum Yuley Temple; people with love of art can visit the same as it has lots of paintings & murals.
This place symbolizes the spread of Buddhism. One who wants to experience the real culture and events can visit the place and talk and learn the lives of the monk. The sad part is that this place was burned in 2012 and is under construction.
Thimphu, also famous as the Tashichho Dzong, houses the throne and office of the king. The uniqueness of the place is that there are no traffic lights, only the policemen with their hands waving seen on the roads. This place can also excite people who want to go to clubs, bars, or cafes.
It is a place that increases the beauty of Bhutan and is preferred to be the most beautiful place to visit as the gorge and black mountains surround it. Its loveliness grows with the Magda River that flows along the valley. One can also love the scenery with stone steps and courtyard.
7. Gangtey Valley
Also known as Pabjika Valley is also another beautiful valley in the region of Bhutan covered with the black mountains. It is cons as the holiest place where there are small guesthouses and meditation centers.
8. Manas National Park
It includes various tropical as well as a subtropical variety of plants, animals & birds. Mainly it includes tigers, elephants, rhinos, and langurs. One can visit the park and can see all the species by foot, car, or boat.
9. National Museum of Bhutan
Except for only the clubs or the valleys, Bhutan has a very famous cultural museum in PERO. It has famous paintings, history of the Bhutan, valleys, the cultural information. Also, there is an event on 1st November known as Druk Path Trek.
These are some of the best destinations in Bhutan.Also See: Paro Valley, Black Mountains, Yuley Temple, Waving Seen, Place, Bhutan, Visit
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