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Travel to Bhutan: Places to Visit and Things to Do

Swarali Jambhale Jun 27, 2019
Perhaps the last Shangri-La on planet? Bhutan, the kingdom of happiness, is a country that embraces global evolution along with idolizing the traditional Buddhist culture.

Thimphu

The pulsing beat of Bhutan.

Things to Do in Thimphu

Visit the 169-foot, tallest statue in Bhutan - Buddha Dordenma.
See the oddball mammal, Takin, in Motithang Takin Preserve.
Halt at the National Memorial Chorten.

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Take a pit stop at Dochula Pass enroute Punakha!

Punakha

The former capital of Bhutan.

Things to Do in Punakha

Quiver on the famous Suspension Bridge in Punakha!
Admire the architecture of Punakha Dzong.

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And of course Whitewater Rafting!

Paro

A slow modernizing land.

Things to Do in Paro

Don't miss out on one of the world's most difficult commercial airportParo International Airport!

Paro Taktsang

Tiger's Nest Monastery has become Bhutan's definition!

Trongsa - The Vanguard of the Warriors!

Things to Do in Trongsa

See the Chendebji Chorten, inspired by the great Boudhanath Chorten in Nepal.

Trongsa Dzong

The most scenic and the largest dzong fortress in Bhutan.

Wangdue Phodrang

One of the largest dzongkhags in Bhutan.

Phobjikha Valley

A bowl-shaped glacial valley squeezed in the Black mountains, Phobjikha valley is a nirvana for nature lovers!

Gangteng Monastery

The Gangteng Monastery is dated back to 1613! On 12th of November every year, it hosts a Crane Festival for the arrival of black-necked cranes from the Tibetan plateau.