Thimphu | Paro | Haa | Punakha | Bumthang | Wangduphodrang | Phuentsholing | Gasa | Trongsa | Phobjikha valley
The sizzling location Paro valley makes it exceptionally scenic and tranquil! Paro is a unique destination for people who look for authenticity, stunning nature, peace and tranquility. Explore this historic urban core with its famous Taksang Monastery, which is nestled right at the boundary of a cliff, Kichu Lhakhang, about which legend says that it was built overnight along with 107 workers, Drukgyel Dzong, which loudly speaks of the medieval Tibet-Bhutan wars and Ta Dzong at your leisure. Paro is bound to reveal the legendary history and inspire the photographer in you, so don't forget your camera - the opportunities are endless!
Thimphu is the untarnished harmony of natural beauty and full-fledged capital city of Bhutan. The terrain has a unique charm, which automatically fascinates the visitors. The township is spread out along the Wang Chu River; Thimphu enjoys great weather with ample precipitation. Modernizations brought to the city, new ideas and ways of thinking, merely it has somehow remained impregnable to everything it does not find intriguing. The history of the post is still very exciting, hence if you are coming to Thimphu, then you must capture few memorable moments at Buddha Point, Dochula Pass, National Institute for Zorig Chusum; Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten); Motithang Takin Preserve; Jigme Dorji National Park; Etc…
Punakha until the year 1955 was the capital of Bhutan. The affairs that most attract tourists and visitors to this town are its serene ambiance and an interesting story. When it comes to the history of Bhutan, there's nothing more beneficial than watching the majestic Punakha Dzong, which is cradled on an island created by the confluence of River Mo Chou and River Pho Chuu. As well being home to ancient relics, it too functions as a winter residence for the monastic body.
Escape to the most untouched and traditional areas of Bhutan to excavate eye-popping panorama of the vale. Bumthang Valley trek with Himalayan Glacier’s innovative team takes you through the stunner of the mighty Himalaya is catching stunning views of meadows, forests of Blue pine and bamboo groves. The sight of the snow capped mountain and the impressive mountain chains is mind-blowing. Drive to Bumthang, the cultural heartland of Bhutan-compared to Switzerland you can enjoy splendid vistas across the reroute pass and can visit Trongsa Dzong, the masterpiece of Bhutanese architecture on the manner. Bumthang offers many historic places to visit like Ngang Lhakhang, Mebar Tsho (Flaming Lake), Jambay Lhakhang, one of the oldest monasteries in Bhutan, Kurjey Lhakhang, one of the most sacred spots in the valley, Tamshing Monastery, which is planted by the great treasure finder which includes fascinating walks and exhilarating hikes too. It is a complete destination for adventure, culture, relaxation and truly a memorable experience.
Enjoy perhaps one of the most scenic and picturesque settings in Bhutan, Haa, situated in the western border of Bhutan, with the chains of mountain peaks known as Meri Puensum (three brotherly mountains) clearly visible in the distance and offers nothing short of a breathtaking backdrop. An alternative name for the district is "Hidden-Land Rice Valley." To the northwest, it is bounded by the Tibet. The Indian Army maintains a military base in the valley to maintain protection against incursions from China. The two important temples the Lhakhang Karpo (White Temple) and Lhakhang Nagpo (Black Temple) which were built in the 7th century AD beautifies the Meri Puensum. Guru Padmasambhava, subdued the local deity AP Chundu and made the guardians of the Buddhist tradition. On the Samar, the side - valley may be found a bridge known as Ha Samarpudung. Below the bridge is the lake of a wishing cow whose stone udders can be seen in the lake. The valley is also a heaven for nature lovers and travelling there is a really rewarding experience.
Travel to Wangdue Phodrang, it is the natural link between Thimphu and Punakha. Commonly known it is as Wangdue as it portions out the name with Dzong. Enjoy beauty of nature on a leisurely journey via breathtaking pristine natural beauty of the rich and famous pastureland. Wangdue is usually thought to be the place of relaxation for tourist. Wangdue Phodrang Dzong design is the primary draw of the town sitting on upper side of the mound at the confluence of Punakha Chhu and Tang Chhu rivers. Wangdue is famous for its fine bamboo products, slate and stone sculptures.
Phuentsholing is the second biggest town in Bhutan and the most frequented place as it is thriving commercial heart. The boundary evidently divides two very contrasting cultures and peoples. The variety in the degree of purity and organization as you cut through the boundary line is unbelievably visible. People from different background, social club and culture mingle prominently which makes the town more fascinating. As it shares its border with Jaigaon, Indian town, it serves as convenient entry/release point for Bhutan and the important link to visit the Indian land of West Bengal, Sikkim and Assam.
Discover a top-class natural paradise in this magnificent wonderland. Gasa is located far north of western Bhutan, Excursion to the high mountain vistas gives you the mesmerizing sights of high pastures, glaciated valleys, colorful semi nomadic yak herders, conical bamboo hats, live springs, and Himalayan peaks. This field is best for trekking and it runs you through vast alpine meadows, in a summer full of blooms and cut through with deep snow capped glaciers in winter. Hot springs located by the bank of a stream, makes Gasa one of the frequented place in Bhutan as it is believed that soaking in this water will cure illness, such as stomach ailments, headache, skin problem, etc. To savor a singular experience, got to go snowman trek, one of the most vigorous treks in the universe and bring your adrenaline pumping.
Trongsa town is situated on a steep ridge and provides dramatic vistas of the deep valleys surrounding it. Trongsa Dzong is easily visible from anywhere in the township and is always an awe-inspiring visual sense and also bears an impressive museum which was originally a watch tower. The Trongsa valley offers many activities including fascinating walk, exhilarating hiking through the dense forest and Bird watching would be an amazing experience. As you walk through the vast forest you can catch several species of birds.
Phobjikha is the beautiful region of Bhutan which is an absolute delight for tourists as it is widely recognized for its alluring glacial V shape valley, captivating landscape and impressive Gantey monastery. Phobjikha also popularly known as Gantey valley offers the roosting place for graceful black necked cranes from the Tibetan plateau during the wintertime season. Phobjikha as a destination adds a subdued, relaxed and romantic place for the tourist to come and rejuvenate. Encompass of beautiful Landscape Tshechu, the colorful mask dance and the Crane festival, welcoming the black necked cranes in winter months adds more appeal to the place.