What are top attractions in Bhutan?

Culture

Most tourists visit Bhutan to experience and immerse into its unique and well-preserved culture which comprises of the unique architecture across the country, the unique dress of men and women, Buddhist Monastries and cultural festivals.

Most popular monasteries are:

  • Taktshang Goremba
  • Punakha Dzong
  • Tango Monastry
  • Rinpung Dzong

Places

The most visited places in Bhutan are Paro, Thimpu, Punakha and Gangtey valley.

Festivals:

  • Tshechu which takes place in Thimphu & Paro around September and March respectively.
  • Jambay Lhakhang Drup takes place around October
  • Punakha Drubchen takes place around February
  • Haa Summer Festival takes place around July


Adventure

Bhutan is also popular among trekking lovers. There are wide ranges of trekking options available including short ones suitable for beginners as well as long and challenging ones for more adventure seekers. Overnight treks require tented campsites for accommodation.

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Why visiting Bhutan is top on the list of tourists?

Bhutan is a very special place to visit. Kingdom of Bhutan is nestled in the Himalayas. The preservation of traditional Buddhist culture and simple philosophy of life make this country mystic and magical for the visitors.

When you read about Bhutan, you will come across the philosophy of Gross National Happiness which suggests that happiness is deemed more important that Gross National Product in this country.

Government maintains a sustainable approach to tourism in the country. The country is rich in nature and culture. You will see unique architecture which embodies Buddhist culture. Their dance festivals are spectacular. Country is full of stunning flora and fauna. Bhutan, which has been accessible to tourists only for about four decades, offers an excellent opportunity to explore this relatively untouched corner of the Himalaya.
For all these reasons visitors will experience authentic cultural immersion among the well-protected cultural heritage and natural environment which together provide a feel of remoteness. The experience is very different from visiting many other countries in the world.

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