Bhutan with its pristine surroundings is one of the most enchanting places in the Eastern Himalayas. It has the most lovely rugged mountains to the breathtaking landscapes. You can enter the town through road and airways. International flights operate on this tour. The official airport is the Paro airport. There are many hotels, guest houses and lodges available around the city. In the city of Thimphu you get to see the amazing collections of the Buddhist manuscripts in the National Library, the Paper factory, National handicraft emporium and the very interesting Folk and Heritage museum depicting the life of the farmers of Bhutan in ancient times. You can have a lifetime experience trekking at Punakha valley and Dochula Pass crossing various villages in scenic locations and walking past the rivers.
The best season to visit Bhutan is mid of September to May otherwise you can also visit all through the year. The best season offers spectacular views of the place as it is festival time here. You can comfortably hire cars, jeeps or vans to get round the city as well as nearby places. Always remember to carry some warm clothes even in summer as the place is cool comparatively. You might have to walk around to explore the place so bring in some comfortable shoes. You get a variety of food options from the hot and spicy Bhutanese food to the milder Chinese and Indian versions. From Bhutan you can extend your journey to nearby places like Tibet and Nepal.
What Attracts People to Bhutan?
Tourists from all over the world are attracted to Bhutan for the following reasons:
- Bhutan’s Culture
- Spirituality & Wellness
- Opportunity for Adventure
- Fascinating Festivals
- Untouched Nature
Things to be Kept in Mind:
1. Carry Cash or Cheques
It is recommended to carry cash or cheques during your trip to Bhutan as there are limited ATMs in Bhutan. Indian Rupee or US dollars will be the best.
2. Carry Your Sunglasses
As the air of Bhutan is pollution free and clear, you should carry your UV coated sunglasses with you.
3. Overcoming Difficulties