Welcome to Bhutan - Land of Monasteries


‘The Land of Thunder Dragons’, Bhutan comprises of a long list of forts, monasteries and dramatic landscapes. It is an extraordinary country with the philosophy of Gross National Happiness. Bhutan is also the world’s only carbon negative country with 72% of it covered in forests. This place is where the old world traditions have gracefully embraced the modern ones. Popularly known as the Last Shangri-La, the country is one of the most magical places to be in. Be it a family vacation or a honeymoon tour, Bhutan is ideal for travellers of all kind.

Places to visit around Bhutan

Rinpung Dzong

Built in the 16th century, Rinpung Dzong is one of the best tourist places in Bhutan. It is an ideal example of Bhutanese architecture and comprises of various temples and shrines. The annual festival of Tshechu is held in the Rinpung Dzong every year.

Chele La Pass

Perched at an altitude of 3989 meters, Chele La Pass is located en-route the Haa Valley in Paro. From here one can witness the majestic Jomolhari Mountains and can even view the valleys of Haa and Paro. One of the main attractions of this place is the Haa summer festival.

Punakha Dzong

It is the second largest dzong in Bhutan, and is yet another must see attraction in the country. The dzong speaks loads about the cultures and traditions of Buddhist culture. The head clergy of Bhutan spends the winter in this dzong.

Buddha Dordenma Statue

This is a 169 feet tall statue of Buddha, sitting at the foot of the hills in Thimphu. It is also known as Kunzang Phodrang and is visible from almost anywhere in Thimphu. The statue brings into light the dominance of Buddhism.

Dochula Pass

It is a beautiful pass consisting of 108 Chortens & Stupas, and is situated on the way to Punakha and Thimphu. Bhutanese people enjoy their holidays in this location and have small picnics in here. Dochula is quite a popular tourist spot in the country.

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