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Top 10 Places TO Visit In Bhutan

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Bhutan, also known as the “Land of Thunderbolt,” is still a little-known and under-travelled destination, also among young Indian travellers. However, there is a long list of forts, monasteries, and other Buddhist relics, as well as trekking and shopping areas, that are well worth visiting. Though not all, then at least a few of the places to visit in Bhutan mentioned below are worth your time and money. Bhutan offers unrivalled tranquilly and serenity, from nature sanctuaries to monasteries.

Norzin Lam Street

Norzin Lam Street

Norzin Lam Street

This is Thimpu’s main thoroughfare and a popular tourist destination. About the fact that the place is still busy, you will be able to see some artefacts and a variety of other shops that are ideal for shopping. If you stay in a hotel on this lane, you might be able to see the football stadium from there, and if you’re lucky, you might even be able to attend a game!

Tashichho Dzong 

Tashichho Dzong 

Tashichho Dzong

This is one of the country’s most well-known Dzongs, as well as Thimphu’s most visible landmark. The dzong is 2 kilometres from the town centre and is extremely important since it houses the main secretariat, the throne room, and the King.Tashichho Dzong, located at the city’s northern outskirts, is one of Bhutan’s most stunning tourist attractions. This monastery, which is located on the western banks of the Wang Chu River, is a prominent fortress on the outskirts of the capital. If you plan on visiting this place, don’t miss the flag change at 5 p.m., as it’s a must-see event that starts in the courtyard and ends outside in the front.

Punakha Suspension Bridge

Punakha Suspension Bridge

Punakha Suspension Bridge

The Punakha suspension bridge, in addition to the Punakha Dzong, is a popular tourist attraction in Punakha. It is constructed on the banks of the Po Chhu River. With a length of 160 metres, it is one of Bhutan’s longest suspension bridges. Punakha town and Punakha Dzong are connected by this road. It’s a photographer’s dream, draped in prayer flags. Walking on it will undoubtedly be one of the most thrilling adventures.

Thimphu

Thimphu

Thimphu

phu, Bhutan‘s capital, is a fascinating destination. The settlement, which is nestled in the Himalayan higher ranges, provides breathtaking views of the emerald forests and the Raidak or Chuu River. Thimphu is a culturally important destination that combines old-world beauty with modernity. You may be astounded to see their red light to become a traffic cop. Buddha Dordenma, Memorial Chorten, Dechencholing Palace, Clock Tower Square, and Motithang Takin Preserve are the most prominent tourist attractions in Thimphu. Other tourist attractions include Tashichho and Simtokha Dzongs, as well as Dechen Phodrang, Tango, and Cheri Monasteries. Thimphu also has charming cafes and pubs, as well as nightclubs and restaurants, where you can socialise and meet like-minded people as an excursion breaker.

Phobjikha

Phobjikha

Phobjikha

The Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park is bordered by Phobjikha, a massive U-shaped glacial gorge. During the winter, the stunning black-necked cranes can be found in this ever-enchanting country. Not just that, but as beautiful and peaceful as Phobjikha is, it also hosts exciting festivals. Other attractions in Phobjikha include Gangte Goemba, Nyelung Dechenling, Khewang Lhakhang, Kumbu Lhakhang, Damchen Lhakhang, White Chorten, and Wangmo Hand-Woven Carpet Factory, in addition to Bhutan’s wildlife.

Wangdue Phodrang

Wangdue Phodrang

Wangdue Phodrang

 

This location is in central Bhutan, near Punakha, and is a border town. Bamboo products, slate, and stone carvings are all common in Wangdue Phodrang. The Wangdue Phodrang dzong, which is only available to tourists during the Wangdue Phodrang Tshechu festival in the autumn, is another noteworthy attraction.

Haa Valley

Haa Valley

Haa Valley

While remote and devoid of tourist attractions, the Valley boasts some of Bhutan’s most incredible views. It is home to nomadic herders and a relatively small Bhutanese minority. Haa valley is also known as the “Hidden-Land Rice Valley” because rice, barley, and wheat are the most common crops grown in the region.Haa Valley, known as Bhutan’s smallest Dzongkhang (district), is one of the most beautiful places in the country, situated to the south-west of Paro. For adventurous climbers and trekkers, the idyllic wooded woods and trails are perfect. This is also the only location on the planet where the cream-colored flower of the Blue Poppy can be found (Meconopsis Superba)

Dzongkhang

Dzongkhang

Dzongkhang

 

Wangdue Phodrang is one of Bhutan’s main Dzongkhangs (Districts), with everything from monasteries and temples to wildlife and rustic villages. The zone is distinct from others because it is very varied, ranging from subtropical forests in the south to frozen, snowy regions in the north.Hikes and treks with breathtaking views are also available for nature lovers. Phobjikha Valley, one of the few glacial valleys in the world and abounding in natural wonders, is an especially appealing spot to visit in Wangdue Phodrang.

Phuentsholing

Phuentsholing

Phuentsholing

Phuentsholing is a town on the southern border of Bhutan, known for its modern architecture. It is a valuable trading centre of Bhutan, where Indians, Nepalese and Bhutanese all come together to live and trade harmoniously in this town.Phuentsholing’s demand is very good, selling a wide range of items from electronics to clothing to food. Torsa riverside is the place to go if you want to take a relaxing and quiet stroll. There are no cars permitted on the riverbank, and the view and natural beauty can leave you speechless. If you want to spend a day or two in unity and goodwill, this town is a must-see.

Drukgyal Dzong

Drukgyal Dzong

Drukgyal Dzong

This dzong is now just a beautiful ruin on a hillside in the Paro District’s upper reaches. This monastic fortress was most likely constructed in 1649 to honour and celebrate a victory over a Tibetan invasion army. Unfortunately, a fire in the 1950s destroyed the house.

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