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Sarpang is a cosmopolitan district in Bhutan with diverse ethnicities. This gives a good cultural experience to tourists when they visit this place. It is popular for its nature and wildlife destinations and has a few wildlife sanctuaries and national parks nearby. It is at the foothills of the Indian border. It is located above the sea level and is divided into many administrative areas. There are many scenic villages that you can visit nearby. This is one of the oldest towns in Bhutan and can be covered by a motorbike. It has favourable climatic conditions and has many farms where spices are grown.

There are not many places to see or things to do in this district town except for taking hikes and camping in the national parks and sanctuaries. Enjoy watching different species of birds and animals at this park. Within the town there are not many places for sightseeing either. This is a small town with budget places to stay and a few eating joints. You can, however, enjoy taking a glimpse of the diverse culture and habitation of this town. You can take nature photography; enjoy taking a bath in the hot springs. There are many nearby villages that you can visit to get an insight into its culture.

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If you are looking forward to encounter miracles of unexploited nature these holidays, pay a visit to Chukha, a pristine district of Bhutan and it is assured that you will never regret visiting the heavenly destination. This district holds a prime position in the financial stability of the entire country. A number of industries are set up in this western district of Bhutan.

This district is not much visited by tourists throughout the year which makes it pure and untouched. It also plays a vital role behind the popularity of Buddhism in Bhutan. A number of beautifully constructed monasteries add up to the beauty of the district. You must pay a visit to the monasteries like Pagar Goemba, Rinchending Monastery, Tshamdrak Goemba, etc.

After all, being just a developing district, mainly comprising of tiny villages in the lap of nature, Chukha doesn’t have lavish hotels for your accommodation. There are a few guesthouses, lodges and small hotels which will surely satisfy you. A few suggestions for your stay are The Royal Orchid Hotel, Pelling Resort, etc.

Among the first few things that hit the mind as soon as you hear the name of Bhutan is Momo. Bhutan is truly a food lover’s paradise. The must try delicacies while you are in Bhutan are Ema Datshi, Yak meat, Paksha Paa, Kewa Datshi, and of course, the heavenly delicious dumplings with meat or vegetable stuffing and steamed in bamboo steamers-the momos.

Nightlife in Chukha is not known much. As it is a district consisting of villages, there are almost no nightclubs and bars. While you are in Bhutan, do not forget to buy really comfortable and fancy woollens from the local markets. The high quality wools are feather soft, warm and cosy. Hence, shopping in Chukha is not at all a boring one.  

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Among the 20 districts of Bhutan, Dagana is one. Situated in south-western corner of Bhutan, it shares its borders with India. Like rest of the country, Dagana is picturesquely beautiful with greatest blessings of nature.

Covered with thick forest all around, Dagana is a home to a large variety of birds. You just can’t afford to miss carrying your binoculars while visiting Bhutan. Also, the greenery all around is a natural healing therapy for your eyes. Considering everything, Bhutan is no less than heaven on earth.  

In Bhutan, Buddhist influence can be clearly felt. You will find a lot of monasteries in Bhutan, and Dagana is no exception. Beautifully built monasteries atop hills look spectacular from a distance. From inside, they are equally mesmerising with beautiful paintings on the walls. The two monasteries in Dagana worth mentioning are Nyindukha Lhakhang and Shathong Lhakhang. You must pay a visit to these sacred Buddhist temples while visiting Dagana.

Dagana doesn’t have a lot of big hotels. You should not expect to find a five star hotel in an under-developed place like Dagana. But you will get a lot of small hotels and lodges in Dagana and they are really cosy and comfortable.

Nightlife in Dagana is not known much about. There are almost no bars, nightclubs or pubs in this small Bhutanese district. Stick to enjoying the breath-taking natural beauty of the place. If you love shopping, you must get yourself the Bhutanese woollens. The colourful high quality warm garments are worth buying for you, as well as for the loved ones back home.  

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The idyllic little town of Paro is tucked in the southern slopes of Eastern Himalayas at the foothills of Mount Jomolhari. It is a landlocked country bounded by India in South and South-West and Tibet in the north and north-west. 

The name Paro brings into our minds a plethora of images of the majestic Himalayas with its rugged terrains, rickety curves, alpine forests, sacred monasteries and expansive landscapes under the blue dome of the sky and takes you into a pristine world of peace and tranquillity. Your day begins by gazing at the surreal sunrise over the Himalayas leaving an enduring effect in your soul throughout the day. 

Paro is home to some of the ancient monasteries and temples of the world whose history traces back to the 7
th century and holds various myths and folklore to their names.  Fun lovers not to be disappointed at Paro! There are cafes, restaurants, museums and places of nature hiking that will certainly keep you engaged throughout your trip. The most iconic landmarks in Paro include Taktsang Monastery, Namsay Artisanal Brewery, Archery Ground, Chele La Pass and many more.

For the adrenaline junkies Paro is the perfect destination to try your guts! Paro has some of the most challenging biking trails of the world which is bound to allure any biker who wants to scale the height on the wheels. Apart from that you can go on hiking, trekking, rafting, kayaking and stargazing. The Snowman Trek which is one of the highest trekking trails of the world will leave you awestruck as you ride along the trail and get a bird’s eye view of the stunning panorama from a height of 5,400 metres.

Visiting Paro during summer will give you a chance to explore the nooks of the city of Paro and appreciate the stunning view of the landscapes at the backdrop of the shimmering white Himalayas.  During this time the climate is temperate and suitable for adventurous activities. But, if you want snow in your vacation, winter should be your choicest season.

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Punakha was the capital of Bhutan before Thimpu was made the capital city. There are many places to see in Punakha. It is popular for its temples, sightseeing viewpoints, courtyards, valleys, towers, and mini excursions in and around this town. This is one of the religious centers of Bhutan. It is at the confluence of two rivers of Bhutan. You can visit this town for taking short tours, stopping before heading towards other things to do in the Haa Valley, Gangtey, and Wangdue which have many places that are a haven for wildlife and nature photographers. These valleys have Alpine forests and mountain views that are serene and breathtaking. You get a countryside feel when you visit this riverside town, Punakha.

There are not too many tourists places to visit in Punakha. Tourists come to this town to rest, eat, and drink, before visiting other places of interest in Bhutan. You can visit monasteries, temples, Chorten, walking bridge, hill side village, and a collage where you can interact with the monks. You can go to the riverside as a weekend getaway. For most part, there is handful of places to be visited in this part of Bhutan. Quiet and tranquil, this is one of the holy places in Bhutan that is a home to monks. However, around Punakha, there are numerous outdoor and adventure activities available for tourists.

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The Punakha Dzong is one of the most famous places in Bhutan. It literally means ‘the palace of great happiness’. It is the administrative center of Bhutan and also one of the most scenic places in the country. The Punakha Dzong is one of the most majestic and artful structures of Bhutan and the places around it are also some of the most experience packed tourist places. It is a place which offers several other places around it, which will make your holidays worth it.

The most special things about all the places in Bhutan is that they are so serene and filled with sheer tranquility, that you will have no words to describe it, but just experience it. The green mountains, deep valleys, religious shrines, culture, tradition, local hospitality and the positive vibes of Bhutan will leave you mesmerized and awe-struck, as you will never experience a similar kind of environment anywhere else in the world.

A trip to Punakha is perfect for family with kids, a group of friends or even for senior citizens, as the things to do here have no limit and can be enjoyed by people of all age groups. You are indeed going to take back a lot of memories from this trip and so, be all set for it.

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Trongsa is known as the gateway to the eastern Bhutan, and is one of the oldest historical towns of Bhutan. The first monastery of Bhutan was built in this town in the 15th century. This is a small town, but a sacred town for people in Bhutan, and can be covered by foot. This is a town with fewer landmarks and places to see and things to do. You can go sightseeing on foot, and do not need a transportation to cover this town. There are no water sports, adventure, or any other activities except for taking walking trails in Trongsa. There are many places to see in and around Trongsa. Bhutan has an autonomous culture and an interesting history.

Bhutan is called ‘The land of Thunder Dragon’. It is a place that holds Dzong fortress where all the important decisions are made and the Emperor is crowned. This place is also surrounded by higher mountains and lush green on all the sides. The places to see here are mostly temples, cultural and historic monuments, paintings, costumes, and artifacts of the Bhutan Dynasty. There is no scope for having a night life, enjoying water sports, or any adventure activities in Trongsa. If you are looking to get into the life and history of Bhutan, you can visit this town and its surrounding areas.

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Bumthang has a distinctive charm that entices the visitors and separates it from the other cities, towns and districts of Bhutan. It is composed of 4 small valleys i.e. Chumey, Tang, Ura and Choekhor. Since, all the important temples and the dzongs are found in the Choekhor, is is often referred to as the Bumthang valley. The profound spiritual region of this city is rooted in this religious land. This city is also the traditional home to the renowned Buddhist philosopher and teacher Pema Linga. The present day dynasty traces its origin to the descendants of Pema Linga.  

Legends give 2 key notions on the name of this place. One, the canyon here is supposedly in the shape of Bumpa which is the container of pious water usually found on the shrine of a lhakhang. Thang here stands for a flat place or an open field. Another but rather a less respectful translation of the name relates particularly to the beautiful women residing here as bum stands for ‘girl’.  

Besides, the pristine beauty of the four valleys, Bumthang also has numerous other places to see along with a few of the oldest Buddhist temples of the kingdom. Bumthang is definitely one of the best tourist places in Bhutan which can be well explored on foot with walks to suit everyone.

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Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag is at the border of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in India. It is also known as Phuentsholling’s little sister as its architectural is similar. Samdrup Jongkhar is a scenic place where you can find Indian and Bhutanese culture, shops, and items. This is in the South of Bhutan. This place is also an entry point from India to Bhutan. There are many things to do and places to see when you visit this district town.  This is a town popular for its nature, sightseeing, and scenic spots. Wildlife and nature photographers can find this place to be a haven. You can take treks in the national parks and enjoy food and drinks in the restaurants of this area. There are many historical sites that you can see when you visit this town. Nature parks provide the best scenic view from this place. You can also go shopping for souvenirs in the local markets when you visit this place. Trekking and going on cycling tours is one of the most popular activities that tourists do when they visit this place. This is not a town for nightlife. However, there are drinks available while dining out.

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Wangdue Phodrang is a town in West of Bhutan that is hot and dry. Staying in cottages closer to the river is a wonderful experience. Bhutan has a distinct culture, cuisine, and history. There are many nearby villages that can be visited for its beauty and sightseeing. This is a small town that is more of a stopover before going to other cities.  There are a few places to see and only one or two things to do when in this town. There is only one airport closer to this town which can be used for arrival and departure. There are transportation facilities available within this small town. There are only valleys and a handful of places that you can see in this town. You can get around on this town by foot or by bus or taxi. There is only one festival that can be attended in the month of November. This is a conservative town. So, there is no scope of nightlife. There are no bars or clubs available here. Also, adventure and outdoor activities are also minimum. There are no water sports activities available here. You can only go on small treks in the nearby valleys.

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Situated on the bank of Gamri Chhu River, this enchanting town is truly bewitching. At the eastern part of Bhutan, Trashigang is one of the major tourist spots of the country. The entire district of Trashigang consist a number of beautifully constructed monasteries, which you must pay a visit to.

Visiting Trashigang is no less than visiting the home of nature. Covered with mountains all around, Trashigang is not only a treat to your eyes, but also a perfect escapade from the hustle and bustle of the crowded megacities. Visit this heavenly place once to forget all your worries and get refreshed.

If you are wondering where to stay in Trashigang, then it is to be disclosed first that you would not find five star hotels or lavish resorts there. But there are a number of comfortable and satisfying hotels for your stay. A few examples of hotels are Druk Zhongar Hotel, Hotel Druk Doethjung, Lengkhar Resort, etc.

For the shopaholics, Trashigang has a few options through which you can satisfy your shopping craves. The locally crafted accessories such as Bhutanese masks, woven baskets and stuffs, boots, belts, native style of embroidery, are very interesting to see and buy. Also, Bhutan is known for its woollen garments. Don’t forget to buy high quality sweaters and other woollen wears and they make a great gifting option too for your loved ones back home.

Nightlife in Trashigang is dull. There are no nightclubs or pubs where you could hang out after the sun goes off to sleep. 

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Other Attractions

Perched atop Thimphu's hills, the Buddha Dordenma stands as a majestic 51-metre gold giant, visible across the valley. Housing 125,000 smaller Buddhas, is a symbol of peace in the city. Surrounded by the tranquil Kuenselphodrang Nature Park, this iconic statue blends spiritual serenity with breathtaking views. 

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Taktsang Palphug Monastery or more popularly known as the Tiger’s Nest Monastery is one of the most revered pilgrimage place in the Himalayan province. This iconic destination beckons travelers exploring Bhutan trip packages, offering a profound cultural experience. It is also one of the most visited tourists destination in Bhutan and is a place that showcases the great traditional values of the country.

Uniquely located on top of the mountain 1200 meters above the Paro Valley, this monastery is surrounded by the scenic beauty. This white building topped with the golden roof on the back drop of blue sky and lush green hills look stunning. The centuries old legend of this monastery makes it more mystical. The isolated location of Tiger’s Nest can only be reached by following the gruelling mountain paths.

Location: The Tiger’s Nest Monastery is located in Paro, approximately 10 kilometres away from the city.

Best time/season: March to May and September to November.

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Difficulty Level: Moderately challenging.

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Punakha Dzong, known as 'The Palace of Great Happiness,' is a stunning example of Bhutanese architecture. It was built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. The dzong (palace) is nestled at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in the beautiful Punakha Valley. Its rustic beauty and natural surroundings make it a must-visit stop for travelers considering Bhutan packages, offering a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the captivating allure of Bhutan's cultural and natural heritage.

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Discover Chele La, Bhutan's highest drivable pass, nestled between the Paro and Haa valleys. At 3,988 metres, it offers stunning Himalayan views, including the revered Mount Jomolhari. The area, rich in flora and fauna, is perfect for hiking and soaking in the vibrant prayer flags' colours. A scenic route through dense forests makes the journey as captivating as the destination.

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Tashichho Dzong is a gorgeous Buddhist monastery and fortress on the bank of the Wang Chu river in the northern edge of Thimphu city in Bhutan. In Bhutanese language the Dzong refers to a“Fortress” and every district in the country is blessed with this unique architecture, make sure to include this in your Bhutan packages.

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Built in the memory of the third Druk Gyalpo (Head of Kingdom) of Bhutan, the National Memorial Chorten is devoted to World Peace and of the best places and it be part of your Bhutan tours. The Chorten started gaining popularity amongst the localities when various major Buddhist religious festivals started taking place at the Chorten and it is one of the best places to see in Thimphu Bhutan. The word “Chorten” literally translates to “Seat of Faith”, and the structure itself has become an important part of the Bhutanese culture. You can spot various Buddhists circumambulating around the Chorten all throughout the day. The Memorial also attracts a lot of tourists from around the world due to its architectural and deep connection with Bhutan’s rich culture.

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If you are on a mission to go sightseeing in Paro, you must check out the Rinpung Dzong monastery, another ancient monastery you can find in Paro. It is located on the face of a hill and overlooks the gorgeous valley surrounded by sprawling green hills on all sides, allowing you to take some breathtaking pictures. Include it in your Bhutan trip packages for an enriching experience of the region's cultural heritage and natural beauty.

The name of the monastery translated into “Fortress on a Heap of Jewels” and the structure itself has played a pivotal role in protecting Bhutan from foreign invasions in the past. Even today, you can witness some mind-boggling art and architecture that has withstood the test of time when you visit the Dzong. 

Location: Paro, Bhutan 

Price: Free entry

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If you want to learn about the Bhutanese culture, history and traditions, there is no other place better than the National Museum of Bhutan. The current national museum used to be a watchtower. 

For insights into Bhutanese culture, history, and traditions, the National Museum of Bhutan stands unparalleled. Housed in a former watchtower, it offers a captivating journey through the nation's heritage. A highlight of Bhutan tour packages, this museum showcases artifacts, artworks, and exhibits that illuminate Bhutan's rich cultural tapestry. Visitors delve into the country's past, gaining a deeper understanding of its traditions and values. A visit here is an essential part of any Bhutan tour, enriching travelers' experiences with invaluable knowledge.

Highlight: Enjoy the scenic beauty of the surrounding valley. Photography inside the museum is not allowed, however, you can click beautiful pictures of the valley. 

Location: The museum is located at a hill above Paro Dzong. Paro Dzong is a 15 minutes drive from Paro market. 

Timing: 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM 

Price: For adults the price is 150 BTN. For monks, nuns and children below ten years, the entry is free.

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Visit Jigme Dorji National Park to explore Bhutan's natural paradise, where a variety of plants and animals coexist peacefully. Here, you can witness Takin (Bhutan’s national animal) and admire the beauty of the Blue Poppy (Bhutan’s national flower). This Park can impress you with its large wildlife population, which includes over 300 different bird species. You can also spot the snow leopard and Bengal tiger, two endangered species thriving here as a result of conservation initiatives.

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Dochula Pass, the highest mountain pass in Bhutan, is a sight to behold. Also known as Dochu La, it rises to an altitude of 10,200 feet. The pass offers breathtaking views of the surrounding snow-capped peaks and lush green valleys. Dochula Pass in the lap of the Himalayas, with its 108 Chortens (Buddhist Stupas) offers a spiritual and scenic experience. Whether you are a nature lover, a photography enthusiast, or simply seeking tranquillity, a visit to Dochula Pass is sure to leave you awe-inspired.

The chortens and Druk Wangyal Lhakhang temple with beautiful ornate details against the lush green forest backdrop make this spot famous among locals and tourists alike. The Dochu La Wangyal Festival where the colourful mask dance can be witnessed also makes this place illustrious.

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A perfect getaway for nature and wildlife lovers, Phobjikha valley in Bhutan is one of the most spectacular natural settings one may find in Bhutan and you must include this . Located on the incline of Black Mountains Park, this bowl shaped glacial valley an important wildlife preserve land of the country as it sits on the edge of the Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park. For travelers seeking immersive experiences, Bhutan tour packages often include visits to this picturesque valley, offering a glimpse into the country's rich biodiversity and pristine natural beauty.

With an assortment of flora and fauna species, this valley provides an excellent opportunity to experience the wildlife from close. The biggest draw to the valley is black-necked cranes. Apart from that one can also see Himalayan black bears, sambars, leopards and red foxes among other mammal species.

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One of the most revered temples of Bhutan, Chimi L’hakhang is considered as the temple of fertility, dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley, popularly known as the Divine Madman. Lama Drukpa Kuenley is a legendary saint in Bhutan, who is much revered in the country but because of his unusual way of teaching, he is considered an eccentric. Visiting this sacred site is a highlight of Bhutan trip packages, offering insight into the country's spiritual heritage and the unique character of its revered saints. 

People from all across the country come to the temple to pray for children. The couples visiting the temple are sanctified with a wooden phallus, the imitation of the saint’s iron bow and arrows and his scriptures. Surrounded by the abundant paddy fields this temple is a must visit.

Location: The temple lies on the edge of the Lobesa valley on the confluence of the borders of Thimphu, Punakha and Wangduephodrang.

Best time/season: The best time to visit the Chimi L'hakhang Temple is spring and autumn.

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the places to visit in Bhutan have a certain charm of their own wherever you go in this country.

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Nestled in Bhutan's southern reaches, Royal Manas National Park is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. It is the oldest national park in the Kingdom of Bhutan. The park is abundant with Bengal tigers, elephants, and over 365 bird species. Covering three districts, this park boasts lush tropical forests and vibrant ecosystems.

It also offers unforgettable adventures like safari rides and river boating.Including Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan travel packages ensures an unforgettable adventure amidst nature's untamed beauty.

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Drukgyel Dzong, a historic fortress in Bhutan, stands as a symbol of the nation's resilience and cultural legacy. Built in the 17th century to commemorate victory over Tibetan invaders, it once served as a strategic stronghold. Despite being in ruins today, following a fire, it remains a poignant reminder of Bhutan's past glory and military prowess. Including a visit to Drukgyel Dzong adds depth to any Bhutan trip, offering insights into the country's rich history and heritage.

Highlights: If you want to have a view of the splendid architectural and artistic vision of the Bhutanese culture, this is the perfect place to visit. The place has become a huge tourist attraction place as it is one of its kind in the world. The extensive rice fields and miniature chortens that surround the temple also add up to the nice aura.

Location: It is located in the region of Punakha in Bhutan

Timings: There is no timing as such but since it’s a temple, the ideal timings are from early morning to evening.

Pricing: Visit to the temple and surrounding regions is completely free of cost.

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Drukgyel Dzong, a historic fortress in Bhutan, symbolizes the country's resilience and cultural heritage. Built in the 17th century to commemorate victory over Tibetan invaders, it once served as a strategic stronghold. However, now in ruins due to a fire, it remains a poignant reminder of Bhutan's past glory.

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Also known as Phelchey Toenkhyim by the locals in Bhutan, the National Folk Museum was established to preserve and showcase Bhutan’s folk culture. Took its shape in the year 2001 as an initiative by the Queen Mother of Bhutan, the purpose it was to connect visitors with Bhutanese rural culture and traditions through antique exhibits, educational programs, demonstrations as well as documentation. The Museum itself is situated in a 150-year-old establishment that perfectly enshrines the cultural essence of Bhutan and it is one of the best places to visit in Thimpu and make sure to include this famous place in your Bhutan travel packages

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For the animal lovers who want to see the diverse wildlife of Bhutan, Motithang Takin Preserve is one of the places to visit in Thimphu and you shoul include them in yout Bhutan packages . The Motithang Takin Preserve was built as a small zoo but later it was converted to an animal preserve center. The national animal of Bhutan, Takin lives in the Motithang Takin Preserve. With many places to see in Thimphu, Motithang Takin Preserve distinguishes from other places.

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Take the adventurous Jomolhari Laya Gasa Trek in Bhutan that takes you to the splendid heights and lets you experience the great diversity of landscape. Pass through the dense pine forests, lush meadows, pasturelands while soaking in the beauty of snow capped mountains of Mt. Jomolhari and Mt. Jichu Drake. It is a long and difficult trek which challenges the most experienced and physically fit trekkers, make sure to include this experience in your Bhutan packages

You will also pass through the beautiful hamlets and interact with the friendly Bhutanese villagers. The landscape is dotted with Dzongs, temples and monasteries which offers the glimpse of ancient architecture of Bhutan amidst unspoiled tranquillity of nature.

Location: The trek starts at Gunitsawa and passes through Sharna Zampa, Soi Thangkha, Jangothang, Lingshi, Chebisa, Shomuthang, Robluthang, Limithang, Laya among others to end at Thimphu.

Best Time: April-June & September- November.

Approx Price: Per person price 13 day trek is 400,000 BTN.

Difficulty Level: Difficult

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Simply Bhutan is a living museum that is a successful initiative to conserve the culture and traditions of Bhutan. The majestic infrastructure of this museum is an epitome of ancient Bhutanese architecture, which lost its essence in the modernization era. Apart from its aim of preservation of the rich culture of Bhutan, this project was also aimed at creating employment for many people, you can visit this famous [place by including them in your trip to Bhutan

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Haa Valley, nestled in the western reaches of Bhutan, captivates visitors with its serene beauty and cultural richness. Surrounded by towering peaks, it offers breathtaking vistas and opportunities for hiking and exploration. Known for its pristine landscapes and traditional way of life, the valley provides a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Inclusion of Haa Valley in Bhutan tour packages promises travelers an immersive experience, delving into the heart of Bhutan's natural and cultural treasures.

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The Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang is an ancient Buddhist temple that was built a saint by the name of Thangtong Gyalpo in the year 1421. Since its construction, it has been the centre of many folk tales and tales of spirituality and superstition, which still remains one of the main attractions of the temple. Locals claim that this is one of the most notorious tourist places in Paro because the temple is said to have been built over the headstone of a demoness, you must include this in your Bhutan travel packages

Some also believe that the original intention of the temple was to get rid of the negative serpentine forces. Whatever the reason for its construction, it is bound to be an interesting visit for you when you are in Paro. 

Location: Paro, Bhutan 

Price: Free entry

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Among the places to visit in Thimphu, Tango Goemba is one of the oldest places and it must be included in your Bhutan holiday packages. Tango Monastery is located close to the scenic mountains of Cheri in the north part of Thimphu district. The Tango Goemba is one of the holiest places in Bhutan where many saints meditated for months. The foundation of this monastery was laid way back in the 12th century. 

Tango Goemba is one of the largest Thimphu tourist attractions. Many international tourists visit the place to embrace the legendary history of the kingdom of Bhutan. The annual Yarney festival attracts monks from all around the country. The festival lasts for more than a month and follow the buddhist sacred vows.

Location: Thimphu Valley, Thimphu 

Price: Free

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Providing an excellent view of the Bhutanese Himalayan Range Dagala Thousand Lakes trek (4520m) is a journey through pristine beauty that remains adorned with natural green landscape and high altitude shimmering mountain lakes. In this journey, it is not only the crystal clear lakes that catches the eye but one can also enjoy the breathtaking views of the highest mountains, Mt. Everest, Jomolhari, Masang Gang, Jichu Drake, Gangche Ta and many more.

Though this is strenuous trek but prior experience on the Alpine is not mandatory. Apart from travelling through picturesque lakes and devour natural beauty at its best, one also gets the chance to travel through various traditional Bhutaneese villages which gives a good idea about their lifestyle here, so make sure to include this experience in your Bhutan packages

Highlights: High altitude lakes

Location: Near Thimpu, Bhutan

Best Season: April- June, September- October

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Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag is a town and seat of the Samdrup Jongkhar District in Bhutan. It is one of the 20 Dzongkhag which comprise Bhutan. Some of the dominant languages in the district include Nepali in the east and Tshangla (Sharchopkha) in the west and north. Including a visit to Samdrup Jongkhar in Bhutan tour packages offers travelers a glimpse into the cultural and linguistic diversity of the region.

Highlights: Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag has a population mix which largely comprises of the Lhotshampas and in Bangtar. This is regarded as a quintessential economic center of the country where coal mining is an important activity leading which forms a vital part of the country’s economy.

Location: Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag is located in the south eastern part o Bhutan which borders Assam which is an Indian state.

Timings: Can be visited at any hour of the day.

Pricing: Entry is free.

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The Thimphu weekend market caters to shopaholics exploring Bhutan, offering a diverse array of local goods and souvenirs. Situated north of Changlimithang Stadium, along the Wang Chu river's western bank, it operates from Friday to Sunday. Vendors from across Bhutan converge here weekly to meet demand.

From Thursday to Sunday night, the market bustles with activity, attracting hundreds of visitors. Beyond shopping, it serves as a social hub, drawing people together. Including a visit to the Thimphu Weekend Market enhances Bhutan holiday packages with cultural immersion and community interaction.

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National Library of Bhutan or NLB was established in 1967 and possesses a wide collection of 6100 Bhutanese and Tibetan books, xylographs and manuscripts as well as 9000 printing boards and wooden printing blocks for religious books. It has one of the largest holdings of Buddhist Literature in the entire world and it is one of the best places to visit in Thimpu.

It has a dedicated collection and promotes religious and cultural heritage of Bhutan in the form of ancient printed resources related to history, religion, traditions, and culture of Bhutan.

: The building is two-storied with staff accommodations, administrative offices along with technical equipments like computers, microfilm section, separate room for wooden books and much more.

Located in: 
Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan.

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9:30 am to 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday) in March to October and 9:30 am to 4:00 pm in November to February and remains closed on government holidays and weekends. It is a complete representation of Buddha.
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Located in the heart of Thimphu, the Clock Tower Square is amongst the popular tourist places to visit in Thimphu and you should this famous place in your Bhutan holiday packages. The Clock Tower consists of four clocks facing in four different directions. The tower resembles the Bhutanese architecture pattern of wood engraving. The tower has some beautifully carved patterns, flowers, paintings and much more. The eye-catching thing in the tower are the dragons facing each clock. The dragons are sacred to the culture of Bhutan and they represent the freedom of the kingdom, it offers an enriching experience for visitors, especially those on Bhutan tour packages.

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You wouldn’t expect to find a microbrewery in Paro, which makes the Namgay Artisanal Brewery is one of the most exciting places to visit in Paro and it must be part of your Bhutan holiday packages. Established by Dorji Gyeltshen, the microbrewery serves local drinks such as apple cider and beer like the pale and dark ales, pilsners, red rice lager, milk stout wheat beer and craft beer. 

The brewery was established to create an active local beer culture in the country and to that purpose, it holds the Bhutanese Beer Festival every year. You should definitely try out the place for their unique beers and local flavours. 

Location: Dumsibu, Paro, Bhutan

Price: INR 2,500 approx.

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Changangkha Lhakhang is a 800-year old temple, constructed in the 12th-century in Bhutan which is visited by a large number of locals daily. The Changangkha Lhakhang temple is entrenched profoundly into the native culture and levies and is a crucial part of the local community. There are magnificent prayer bells in the outer region of the temple scripted with black and gold manuscripts. Along with two beautifully embedded gigantic prayer wheels adds to the appearance of the temple and it is one of the best places to visit in Thimpu and it must be part of your Bhutan holiday packages.

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Bhutan's mighty rivers present excellent opportunities for water sports enthusiasts. Wang Chhu River, a Himalayan tributary of the grand Brahmaputra River, is a prime location for thrilling adventures like kayaking and rafting. Bhutan trip itineraries are tailored to offer these exhilarating experiences amidst the country's stunning river landscapes. The bustling capital, Thimphu, is situated along the banks of Wang Chhu, providing easy access to these aquatic activities. Embarking on a Bhutan trip allows travelers to immerse themselves in the excitement of water sports while enjoying the natural beauty of the region.

On the east side of the river, you can see the striking SAARC building. Samtenling Palace, the resident of king, can also be sighted from the river. Fluttering colourful flags on the banks make a beautiful sight.

Highlights: Look for kayaking and rafting opportunities. The 4 Km run from Wang Chhu to lower run offers challenging water course suitable for experts. You can also try for trout fishing in the river.

Location: The lively capital city of Thimphu is situated at the banks of Wang Chhu.

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This is no ordinary school, but this institute teaches underprivileged children from different backgrounds and ages. The school was established by Dasho Choki Dorji in memory of the 4th King of Bhutan. The school teaches skills like weaving (ThagZo), Sculpting (Jinzo), Lhadri (Painting), Carving (Pap), and embroidery (Tshem Zo). Bhutan nurtures its culture and heritage with care and passion and it is one of the famous places to visit in Thimpu and make sure to include this place in your Bhutan holiday packages

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Making use of the traditional methods of producing paper, The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory manufactures the most authentic and the best quality Bhutanese paper, which is popularly known as Deh-sho. The raw material used here for making paper is the bark of two species of trees i.e. the Daphne tree as well as the Dhekap tree. Including a visit to the factory in Bhutan tour packages allows travelers to witness the meticulous process firsthand and appreciate the cultural significance of this traditional craft.

Another interesting fact to know is that the entire process making this handmade paper is done with ancient traditional procedures that are being practiced since ages. The visitors have an advantage to try their hand on the paper making craft and make some paper of their own. Other than Bhutanese paper, this factory also produces greeting cards and stationery.

Highlights: This factory also produces lampshades, cards, watermark paper, envelopes, and calendars, all made from the traditional Bhutanese paper and is located in Khuju Lam, Thimphu.

Open from: 8:30am to 5pm, Monday-Saturday.

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Are you among those who love to wander among the mountains? If yes, this place will take your heart away.

Druk Path Trek takes you through some amazing landscapes and rich flora. It is the most popular trek in Bhutan, make sure to include this experience in your Bhutan tours. The journey of this trek is mesmerizing as it passes through the gorgeous blue pine forests, unsullied lakes and mountainous ridges. Druk Path trek offers some mind-blowing sights of Mt. Gangkar Puensum, the tallest unscaled peak of the planet. 

The trek is among the easiest trek in Bhutan and is the perfect trek for beginners. Fall in love with the beauty of nature and snow-clad Himalaya mountains and explore the unexplored.

Location: Between the cities of Paro and Thimphu

Price: Rs. 52,000 - Rs..61,000

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Cozily perched in a valley amidst the gently rising hills, Bumdra Monastery is one of the ancient and revered places to visit in Paro. Bumdrak means 'Rock of One Hundred Thousand Foot Prints' and it is believed that the temple here was built by one hundred ‘dakinis’ (celestial females).

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The Zuri Dzong in Paro is the oldest in Bhutan and is, therefore, one of the most important places to see in Paro and yoyu must include in your bhutan travel packages. Built in the early 14th century, it is not only a testament to the rich cultural heritage of Bhutan and Paro but also the art, architecture and lifestyle of the people back then.

The structure, despite being so old, looks as good as new, without any wear or tear, and is supported by a double-wall as well as bridge. There are several murals on the walls of the Dzong which are dedicated to the Buddhist protector- Zaa. It is also a great view-point, and you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the surroundings from this 5-storey structure. 

Location: Paro, Bhutan 

Price: Free entry

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Bumthang Valley is considered a sacred place by the local population and ancient tales of religious treasure-discoverers still linger to this day. The valleys in the area are vast and rolling and the place is home to some of the most venerated temples of the region and country. Including a visit to Bumthang Valley in a Bhutan trip offers travelers a chance to immerse themselves in the spiritual essence of the land and explore its rich cultural tapestry firsthand.

The landscape is dominated by fields of rice, potatoes and buckwheat. You will also find quaint scenes of dairy farms and apple orchards in this quiet part of the world which make for excellent picnic spots and day trails. Thousands of visitors visit the region every year, coming here to marvel at the scenic Trongsa Dzong whose unique structure, lying on top of a steep ridge makes it a sight to behold.

Location: Bumthang Valley, Bhutan

Timing: Open all-day

Price: Free

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Torsa is one of the most famous tourist attractions for it is the only Nature Reserve in the world which has not been destroyed by human inhabitation. It is adorned with beautiful alpine and broad leaves tree forests, making it a favoured trekking route in Bhutan. The name came to existence from the River Toorsa which penetrates from Tibet. Including a visit to Torsa in Bhutan tour packages allows visitors to experience the unspoiled beauty and biodiversity of this remarkable wilderness sanctuary.

The Nature Reserve is situated at this Junction is bordering both Sikkim and China. The Nature reserve is also a dwelling to many species of endangered flora and fauna, Rufous necked Hornbill being one of them.

Highlights: Excellent climate, landscapes include deciduous forests, alpine meadows, scrublands and temperate forests. A small lake, Sinchulunga, which is the source of fresh water stream is part of the Reserve; undisturbed by human settlement, this place showcases a unique tranquillity and serenity.

Location: Western Haa

Best season: March to September and Jan to March

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It can be one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Bhutan because this Sakteng Sanctuary was apparently established to shelter the infamous snow mountain men ‘Yeti’ or ‘Migoi’. Albeit the character has not yet been witnessed by the tourists, the villagers claim to have seen their footprints at night. The landscape is shadowed by broad stretch of rhododendrons trees. Including a visit to Sakteng Sanctuary in Bhutan travel packages offers travelers a chance to explore the mystique of this unique wilderness area and perhaps catch a glimpse of the legendary Yeti.

The park looks spectacular during the spring season when the landscape is adorned with colourful blooms of Blue Poppy, rhododendrons, gentia etc. Satkeng wildlife sanctuary preserves the most isolated semi nomadic tribe, Brokpas who are not very friendly with tourists.

Highlights: Capture with your camera snow leopards, red fox, barking deer, Hoary Bellied Himalayan Squirrels during your traverse in the forest; bird watching is allowed and you shall get to see blood pheasants, grey headed woodpecker, dark breasted rose finch, grey backed shrike during your jaunt.

Location: Trashigang.

Best seasons: March to September

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National Institute for Zorig Chusum or as it is commonly called “the painting school” teaches students the 13 tradititonal arts of Bhutan. The institute is a symbol of ancient art of Bhutan which encompasses of paintings, statues, hangings and much more. Students here learn about the history and art of their country through the mediums of paintings, woodcarvings, sculptures, etc. Including a visit to the National Institute for Zorig Chusum in Bhutan tour packages provides travelers with an insight into the country's cultural legacy and artistic traditions.

National Institute for Zorig Chusum is one of the finest places to visit in Thimphu. The Bhutanese people have kept their art alive for centuries and now this institute enlightens that art in the future generation. 

You can buy for yourself some wonderful handmade things from the souvenir shop located in the facility. 

Location: Geypheling, Kawajangsa, Thimphu.

Price: 100 BTN (Entry Fee). No other charges (except the souvenirs)

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The handicrafts market of Thimphu is also known as the Authentic Bhutanese Crafts Bazaar. The shops crafted from bamboo are lined neatly in row at a mile’s stretch, selling colourful and beautiful authentic handicraft of Bhutan. There are almost hundred shops in the market selling various souvenirs, authentic handcrafted apparels, bags, masks and many more items and you must add this experience of your Bhutan trip

The shopkeepers mostly are Bhutanese women who welcome you with a warm smile. The products are all procured from the local villages. The market aims to preserve the Bhutanese culture and promote their traditions and handicrafts.. It is a market where you can spend hours in shopping.

Highlights: Look for beautiful attires with embroidery, souvenirs like carved wooden items, scroll painting, decorative items woven from bamboos, and beautiful jewellery made of gold, silver and precious stones.

Location: The market is located at the centre of Thimphu below Norzin Lam.

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The Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the stunning landscapes of alpine meadows and encompasses gorgeous alpine lakes. Bumdelling conservation area was merged with Kulong Chhu Wildlife Sanctuary and therefore, was officially established in 1994. The Bumdelling Valley situated here is one of the two wintering spots for the Black Necked Crane.Including a visit to the Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary in Bhutan trip packages offers travelers an opportunity to experience the natural beauty and wildlife diversity of this pristine conservation area.

The Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 1, 545 sq. km among which 1/3rd is occupied by human civilization. The villagers are sweet and friendly. The area is an idyllic ground for trekking as the routes are covered with lush meadows and towered by alpine forest.

Highlights: Cultural and heritage sites that has significance internationally; Known as the paradise of butterflies for it has more than 120 recorded species of Butterflies inhabiting there. Handicrafts such as wooden bowls, handmade papers and Buddhist painted scrolls can be bought in the village

Location: North Easter Bhutan,

Best Season: March to September

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The sanctuary was officially announced and opened to the public in June 2008. Prior to this, the place was a Contennial Park. It is the largest wildlife park in the Kingdom of Bhutan and is one of the greatest resources of Bhutan’s economy. The park typically shows the characteristics of the Himalayan ranges, blue pine and alpine being the major vegetation of the landscapes.

ncluding a visit to this sanctuary in Bhutan packages offers travelers a glimpse into the natural beauty and biodiversity of Bhutan, enriching their understanding of the country's ecological and economic importance.

It covers an area of 4919 sq km and borders 5 districts of Bhutan namely Bhumthang, Gasa, Dzongkhags, Trongsa and Wangduephodrang. Like all other national parks of the country, Wangchuck also inhabits few of the greatest endangered species of Flora and Fauna.

Highlights: Occasional encounters with Himalayan Black Bear, Royal Bengal tiger and snow leopard. Stunning views of the alpine and blue pine landscape making the park a perfect spot for trekking and mountaineering.

Location: Gasa

Best Seasons: March to September and January

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Nyamai Zam is a wooden bridge, which is one of the most picturesque Paro tourist attractions. Even though a bridge has existed in this spot for hundreds of years, the original version was destroyed by a floor in 1969. A replica was built in its place which still stands today and is visited by many tourists every year.  Including a visit to Nyamai Zam is a highlight of any Bhutan trip, offering travelers the chance to marvel at this historic bridge and appreciate the scenic beauty of Paro.

Apart from being an interesting structure in itself, it is also a great viewpoint from where you can see the mighty Paro river flowing underneath. The bridge is 20m long and situated just below the Paro Dzong. It is an example of fine Bhutanese craftsmanship and woodwork. 

Location: Paro, Bhutan

Price: Free entry 

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The Ugyen Pelri Palace is one of the most fascinating places to visit in Paro because of its relevance today and its rich historical significance as well. Today it serves as the residence of the QueeN Tahoe n Mother of the current king of Bhutan. However, it has existed since the 1900s and is an example of the beautiful Bhutanese architecture and handicrafts. Including a visit to the Ugyen Pelri Palace in Bhutan travel packages offers travelers a glimpse into the royal heritage and architectural splendor of the kingdom.

The structure is a replica of the Zangto Pelri, which used to be known as Guru Rinpoche’s Paradise. Even though the public is not allowed inside the palace, they can always observe it from outside and visit the nearby attractions of the Five Chortens of Paro. 

Location: Paro, Bhutan 

Price: Free entry 

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Of all the places to visit in Paro, this is perhaps one of the most spiritually rewarding. It is the oldest nunnery in Bhutan that was established in 1986 by Anim Dratshang, a Buddhist nun who resides at the Kila Goemba even today. It is home to over 60 nuns who stay there all the time and who have chosen the life of silence and seclusion voluntarily. Including a visit to this nunnery in Bhutan trip packages offers travelers a unique opportunity to witness the serene dedication of these nuns and immerse themselves in Bhutan's spiritual heritage.

Even though there are a lot of places to see in Paro, there are few places where you can see all of Paro itself, and this is one amazing viewpoint from where you can do just that. You can see the entire valley spread out under you from the summit of this nunnery. 

Location: Paro, Bhutan 

Price: Free entry

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Ura Yakchoe is referred to a famous dance performance shown in the Ura Valley of Bumthang. In this festival the sacred dance is performed along with other popular folk dances with a sacred relic on display so as to have blessings from the same. According to the historic reference, a lama visited one local woman in her house suddenly and asked for a glass of water. Including a visit to Ura Yakchoe in Bhutan trip packages offers travelers a chance to witness this unique cultural event and partake in its spiritual significance.

She went to fetch water and after coming back found the lama gone leaving the sacred relic behind. It is this relic before which the Ura Yakchoe dance is performed. This relic has been passed on for generations after generation of the woman’s family. This is one of the pious and religious festiuvals of Bhutan and many devotees visit the place to take part in worshipping the relic.

Highlights: The sacred relic

Festival time: In the month of April

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If you have a knack for trekking then you might tour to Bhutan. The whole of Bhutan is a soulful place, and visually pleasing. The salt trek route is a very popular trekking expedition in the kingdom. Including this trek in Bhutan tour packages offers travelers a chance to explore the stunning landscapes and immerse themselves in the serene wilderness of Bhutan.

Years back when Trashigang to Samdrup Jongkhar national highway was not laid, the villagers use to travel via this route to gather salt and silk from the Samdrup Jongkar town border.The voyage used to take 8 days and thus the trek expedition originated. The journey takes you to through spectacular landscapes of broadleaved forests and alpine pathways.

Highlights: Low altitude trek amidst mountain valleys, cute villages and breathtaking fields and meadows. Overnight camping under the Bhutanese air is just what you need to activate your inner soul.

Difficulty level: Above moderate (highest altitude – 1442 M); steep ascents and descents included

Location: Cheya (Bhutan)

Best Season: Late summer (June to September)

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Simtokha Dzong, alternatively named Sangak Zabdhon Phodrang or the ‘Palace of the Profound Meaning of Secret Mantras,’ stands as Bhutan's inaugural and comparatively modest dzong, erected in 1629. Presently, it serves as a prominent institute for the study of the Dzongkha language. With its historical significance and educational role, Simtokha Dzong is a must-visit attraction for travelers exploring Bhutan tour packages.

While here, you can spend your time admiring the architecture of the place with traditional Buddhist aspects like prayer wheels or around 300 carvings of saints and philosophers made in slate. This dzong is one of the most popular Bhutan places to visit in December and welcomes people from around the world.

Location: Simtokha, Bhutan

Timing: Daily, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Price: Free

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Mount Jomolhari, also known as Chomolhari, is a majestic peak located on the border between Tibet and Bhutan. Standing at approximately 7,326 meters (24,035 feet) tall, it is revered as one of Bhutan's sacred mountains.

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The Chukha Hydropower Dam stands as a monumental engineering marvel in Bhutan, harnessing the untamed power of the Wangchu River to generate clean, renewable energy. Strategically situated amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Chukha district, it symbolizes Bhutan's commitment to sustainable development and environmental conservation.

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18 November 2015
Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek was a great experience. It passes by picturesque lakes, Alpine meadows and villages set to a backdrop of magnificent mountainous landscapes. The experience was amazing and brilliant. We had a really great trek. It was sheer brilliance.
16 August 2015
The trekking experience was great. I had a really nice trek here. It was an inexpensive and a really nice trek. I had a great time.
10 October 2015
Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek is something that every trekker must take in his life. It is so poignant and brilliant. I totally loved this. WOW can be an understatement. The crystal clear, poignant lakes just give me goosebumps. The pristine lakes are so beautiful that you will forget yourself here. The trek is difficult, but nevertheless it is an amazing and a beautiful experience to say the least. I totally loved this trek and I just still can’t get enough of this trek. The experience would not have been this nice if the planning was bad. Special cheers to the team for handling the organization and planning of this tour in such a beautiful manner. If you are planning to have heartfelt trek, then look no further than here.
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A well-organized trip from start to finish...The entire Thrillophilia team was helpful and always available at any time we need any help or queries, the arrangement of accommodations was great along with nice service and also they served good breakfast during our stay. The private cab was well-maintained, spacious, and clean along with an experienced and well-behaved driver who took us to all the popular places and even shared the history, stories, and religion of the place we visited. The main hightlight of our trip was the 5-hours trekking we had a team-leader with us who was kind and helpful with good knowledge about the place...Easy trek but yes tiring once reach the top we were impressed by the breathtaking views of the place...Overall the team made a great effort to ensure that we managed to experience everything we wanted to and what we supposed to get from the itinerary.
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