(Land of Thunder Dragon)
Bhutan has a great geographical diversity consisting of everything from lush plains to snowy peaks. The country stretches from subtropical valleys and plains to snowcapped mountain ranges. The unique architecture of Bhutan is largely traditional and it’s ancient cultural traditions have continued to grow despite the current technological restructuring.This secluded land has a rich history embedded into the society showing through the festival reenactments.Isolated from the outside world for centuries, rich in heritage, culture and bio-diversity Bhutan is referred to as the ‘Last Shangri La’ for its untouched natural resources.
The ultimate places to visit in Bhutan are:
- Thimphu,it’s capital city, renowned for Tashichho Dzong (Royal Palace of Bhutan), Motithang Takin Preserve (mini-zoo)
- Paro, renowned for Taktsang Palphug (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, Rinpung Dzong Monastery, Ta Dzong (National Museum)
- Punakha, it’s old capital city until 1955, renowned for Chimi Lhakhang (Fertility Temple), Lobesa Village.
Along with these, Gangkhar Puensum, Bhutan’s highest peak and may also be the highest unclimbed mountain in the world;unique culture and centuries old sacred Buddhist monasteries, decorated corridors of old palaces and verdant valleys views from ancient fortresses built by Bhutanese kings makes it quite popular travel destination.