Attractions

Bhutan is a tiny nation, yet it offers lots to see to our visitors. We compile here few interesting and places not to be missed when you visit Bhutan. The information would also help you to plan your trip in Bhutan, and what interest you the most.

Paro

Paro valley is one of the most fertile and beautiful valleys – with patchwork of lush green fields with a clear crystalline river meandering graciously through it. The country’s only international airport is located here which connects to Kathmandu in Nepal, Bagdogra, Delhi, Guwahati, Gaya, Kolkotta and Mumbai in India, Dhaka in Bangladesh, Bangkok, Thailand Read More…

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Thimphu

Thimphu is the capital and largest city of Bhutan. It is situated in the western central part of Bhutan and the surrounding valley is one of Bhutan’s dzongkhags, the Thimphu District. The city became the capital of Bhutan in 1961. As of 2005 it had a population of 79,185 with 98,676 people living in the Read More…

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Punakha

Punakha valley is considered one of the most beautiful and fertile valleys of Bhutan. About three hours drive (71 km) from Thimphu but much at lower altitude (1200m), Punakha valley is warmer than any other valleys in Bhutan. Before reaching Punakha (about 22km from Thimphu) you will pass through a mountain pass “Dochu La” at Read More…

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Wangdi Phodrang

Wangdue Dzongkhag in one of the twenty districts in Bhutan. The district named after the Dzong (fortress) Wangduephodrang.  

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Bumthang

Bumthang- the origin of the name is ascribed to the shape of the valley – that of a “Bumpa” a sacred Vase which usually contains holy water and placed at the alter of all temples and Monasteries, while second part of the name “thang” means a flat land. Sacred in character, Bumthang region has the Read More…

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Trongsa

The Vanguard of the Warriors – Trongsa Dzongkha is located near the center of Bhutan and was considered crucial to controlling the kingdom in earlier years due to its strategic position. This town is situated on a steep ridge and offers spectacular views of the deep valleys surrounding it. The various hotels, guesthouses and restaurants Read More…

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Trashigang

The Jewel of the East – Trashigang spans the easternmost corners of the kingdom, skirting up to the edge of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is the country’s largest district, with an altitude ranging from 600m to over 4000m. Bhutan’s largest river, the Dangmechu, flows through this district. Trashigang town is set on Read More…

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Haa

Located in South West of Paro and covering an area of roughly 1706 sq. km. Haa is the smallest Dzongkhag in the country. This tiny region is one of the most beautiful and isolated areas in the kingdom, adorned with pristine alpine forests and tranquil mountain peaks. Haa is the ancestral home of the Queen Read More…

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Mongar

The road approaching Mongar is one of the most spectacular journeys in the country. It passes over sheer cliffs and through beautiful fir forests and green pastures. Travelers passing this way will have the opportunity to visit the Rhododendron garden. There are countless varieties of rhododendrons here and on clear days you can even catch Read More…

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Samdrup Jongkhar

Samdrup Jongkhar town holds the distinct honor of being the oldest town in Bhutan. This border town is a bustling little settlement packed to the brim with shopkeepers and hawkers from across the border. There are several well maintained hotels, most of which serve a good mix of Bhutanese, Indian and continental cuisine. As a Read More…

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Trashiyangtse

One of the newest dzongkhags (district) in the country, Trashiyangtse was established as a distinct district in 1992 and spans 1,437 sq km of sub-tropical and alpine forests. With its wealth of natural, historical and cultural resources Trashiyangtse is destination that visitors to Bhutan will never forget. Culture Trashiyangtse is an ethnically and culturally diverse Read More…

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