Are you bored of the maddening chaos of the mundane city life? Do you want to embark on a journey where you can sneak peek into nature’s beauty? If you say yes, then head towards Bhutan. A country with colorful quiet monasteries, serene valleys, and fiery food- Bhutan is tremendously beautiful. Bordered by Nepal in the West, Arunachal Pradesh in the East, and Tibet in the North, Bhutan is among the best tourist places. It is a must visit destination for your bucket list.
Major Attractions of Bhutan:
A place filled with amazing natural beauty and recreational facilities, Bhutan can make you spellbound with its interesting attractions. Scroll down to get an overview of its best attractions:
Tiger’s Nest Monastery: Hanging on a cliff and standing above a captivating forest adorned with rhododendrons and blue pines, it’s a beautiful monastery that attracts travelers from far and wide. The atmosphere is holy and the glimpse of the Paro valley from here is awe-inspiring.
ZuriDzong Hike: It’s a perfect spot that offers bird’s eye view of the whole Paro Valley. The breathtaking aura of the place lets you immerse in its beauty. Visit the cave where Buddha came to meditate. It is here where you can enjoy trekking.
PunakhaDzong: Being the second largest and oldest Dzong in Bhutan,it is a majestic Dzong of the country. The glorious sights of the place can make you fall for it. It is blessed with moderate temperature and if you visit the place during spring season, you can view the lovely lilac colored jacaranda trees.
GangteyValley: Termed as Shangri-La of Bhutan, this valley is the most stunning in the Himalayas. The valley shelters endangered black-necked crane. Lying nearby to it, visit Black mountain national park featuring diverse flora and fauna.
Haa Valley: Though new, it is a must-visit attraction in Bhutan. The valley is known for its virgin beauty of nature. The scenic sights and the majestic temples are the specialties of the land. Visit TagchuGoemba, LhakhangKarpo and Nagpo, ShekharDrak. Do not forget to take a view of DobjiDzong- a five storeyed fortress that stands proud on a hilltop.
Bhutan Sightseeing Places Long List:
Punakha Dzong Dochula Pass
Buddha Dordenma ChimiL’hakhang Temple
Simtokha Dzong National Museum
Tashichho Dzong (ThimpuDzong) Chele La Pass
Jambay Lhakhang Temple Rinpung Dzong
The Tower of Trongsa Museum TongsaDzong
Tango Buddhist Institute Kurje Lhakhang
Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten) Phobjikha Valley
khansum Yulley Namgyal Chorten Kichu Lakhang
Punakha Suspension Bridge Choki Traditional Art School
Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery Dzongdrakha Temple
Taktsang Palphug Monastery Drukgyel Dzong
Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan Gangtey Monastery
National Institute for Zorig Chusum Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge
Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Point)
So, embark on a wonderful journey to Bhutan and get closer to the culture, tradition, and lifestyle of Bhutanese societies.