Bhutan is the land of monasteries, art, mountains and culture. Bhutan is no ordinary destination. It is the remaining part of the Great Himalayan Kingdom of yesteryear, which is still endowed with mystery, culture and tradition. Bhutan takes pride in providing a unique style of vacation, which focus on rejuvenation and minimalistic lifestyle.
This is the land of red rice, chilies being staple food, dancing monks and many other unique traditions. Bhutan bleeds with traditions, like no other country on the face of earth. This is the prime destination famous for photogenic landscapes, prime monasteries, majestic festivals, medieval styled local settings, unparalleled shopping experience and so on.
Tourists from all over the world are attracted to Bhutan for the following reasons:
Spiritual visits – there are numerous monasteries here for exploring and enjoying cultural activities. Choose 8 days Bhutan – The Himalayan Splendor package to enjoy a cultural vacation.
Angling – with a license costing Nu 500 per day, you can enjoy fishing near specific monasteries (closed during October to December)
Birdwatching – Bhutan is blessed with 600 bird species, thanks to lack of hunting and preservation of unique habitats
Trekking – Bhutan is dedicated to trekking. Top places for trekking are Thanza, Jhomolhari, Laya-Gasa trek, SoiYaksa valley and others. If you are planning to have a trekking vacation, choose 8 days Gangtey Trek.
Golf – available in Thimphu
Cycling/Mountain biking – top routes include Paro, Bumthang Valley, Thimphu and others
Rafting / Kayaking – Punakha valley is the best place to enjoy these activities. You can also find many companies who provide these activities with trained instructors.
Mountaineering – Jhomolhari is the iconic place for this activity.
Mid of September to May is the best time to visit this region. This is the festival time and you can spot numerous cultural activities, fairs and others during this season. The climate is also mild, allowing you to explore deeper and raw regions.
Do not rely on vehicles. Vehicles can scale only a part of Bhutan. Rest have to be on foot. Yaks can be used to carry your items, while you walk beside them. However, choose shorter and easier trails to enjoy the walk with your family.
Bhutan is comparatively pollutant-free. However, do not forget to wear sunglasses and sun screen to protect your skin.
You might not find electricity in rural places of Bhutan. Thus, take power banks, solar powered chargers and others with you.
Finding medical services is also hard in rural regions. Thus, bring required medications with you.
It is better to carry local cash, Indian rupee or US dollars with you, rather than cards.
Here are some popular tours for your first trip to Bhutan. Visit the classic sights, Land of rich nature biodiversity, Ministry of happiness, culture and traditions, colourful festivals and Celebrations, spicy yet delicious food, Historical and educational significance, Pleasant Climate, Very less pollution that will make your trip more memorable.
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