Saturday, October 8, 2016

Must Visit Places

Thimphu - Tashichho Dzong 
Thimphu, one of the culturally must-see places, is the charming capital city of Bhutan. Thimphu is nestled in the Himalayas with a stunning view of the Chuu River flowing through it. Interestingly, it is the only city in the world with no traffic lights. Thimphu has retained its culture and old world charm since modern development is closely monitored and new buildings can be built only in Bhutanese style and up to a certain height. Go for "Bhutan the Last Shangrila Tour" and explore the top landmarks of Bhutanese capital. Basically, Tashichho Dzong, National Memorial Chorten and Motithang Takin Preserve are the top attractions of Thimphu for visitors.

Paro - National Museum
Paro, the foremost must-see place in Bhutan, is a stunning valley, surrounded by lush green rice fields. Paro is an historic town with many sacred sites and historical buildings scattered throughout the area. Paro, along with Jakar and Punakha, forms the ‘golden triangle’ of popular destinations in Bhutan. Likewise, craggy mountain hills, undisturbed serene beauty, and the fresh clean mountain air make Paro a peaceful and magestic place to visit in Bhutan. In Paro, is home to Rinpung Dzong, a popular place for tourists. Rinpung Dzong is one of the finest examples of a Bhutanese monastery. The Dzong hosts the Paro Tsechu - festival of masks. Beyond this, the National Museum of Paro is also popular as it exhibits rich stamp collections, slate carvings, Thangka paintings, prehistoric items, jewellry, traditional weapons and other articles reflecting Bhutanese culture.

Phuentsholing, another must visit place in Bhutan, is a small town with clean environment. The chief tourist attractions in Phuentsholing are Amo Chuu, the Crocodile Breeding Center, Chukha Hydrothermal Project, the gate at the border (called Bhutan Gate) and Karbandi Monastery. The natural beauty of Phuentsholing forcefully captivates you. It is perfect place to visit for those people who love nature and want to remain in solitude.

Bumthang Valley - Jampa Lhakhang
Bumthang Valley, the spiritual heartland of Bhutan, is full of most ancient and precious Buddhist sites. Located at an altitude of 2,600 meters, this religious hub of Bhutan houses some of the oldest Buddhist temples.  Jakar, the main town in Bumthang Valley surrounded by undulating terrain filled with apple trees and numerous temples, is a tourist’s delight.