Places to Visit

Thimphu Explore & Discover

Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan since 1955, lies at an elevation of 7,600 feet sprawling across the western slopes of the Wang Chhu river valley. The most developed and populated state of the country is the only capital after Pyongyang in North Korea where there are no traffic lights. Thimphu features a monsoon-influenced subtropical highland…

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Paro Explore & Discover

Paro valley, one of the most beautiful valleys of Bhutan, is known as the rice bowl of Bhutan. The Paachu or Paro River meandering through it contributes to nourishing the rice fields and fruit orchards of Paro. To the north of Paro stand the Mount Jhomolhari (Goddess Mountain) and the glacier waters from its five…

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Punakha Explore & Discover

Punakha has been and is one of the pivotal places in Bhutan and was the winter capital until 1955. The Punakha Dzong, standing at the confluence of the Pho-chhu and Mo-chhu and said to be located on a hillock resembling the trunk of a sleeping elephant is a truly breathtaking spectacle. The temperature varies from…

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Wangduephodrang Explore & Discover

Wangduephodrang or Wangdue is about 4308 square kms in size making it the second largest district in Bhutan. It lies at an elevation which ranges from 800 to 5800 meters above sea level and is one of the windiest places in Bhutan. The summer is moderately hot with cool winters.       Places of…

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Trongsa Explore & Discover

Trongsa (The new village) has been a place of great significance in the history of Bhutan. It is the ancestral home of Bhutan’s Royal Family and it was from this region that the first two kings ruled the country from. It was only during the reign of the Third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck that the…

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Bumthang Explore & Discover

Bumthang, often referred to as the Switzerland of Bhutan is the spiritual heartland of Bhutan and home to some of the most ancient and sacred Buddhist sites.  It is a place rich in history and has highest number of monasteries in the country which were built in homage to Guru Rimpoche. This is where the…

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Mongar Explore & Discover

450 km east of Thimphu, the capital city, lies the Mongar district which is the starting point to the eastern region. Mongar in the earlier days was referred to as Zhongar and of recent is considered as the commercial hub of the eastern region of the country. It has an area of about 1,947 sq.km…

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Trashigang Explore & Discover

In the far east of Bhutan, on the banks of Dangmechu, lies Trashigang, one of the larger districts of the country with total area about 3066.90 square kilometers. As a center of the eastern region it was once the center of a busy trade route with Tibet. Trashigang shares borders with Mongar in the west,…

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Phuentsholing Explore & Discover

Phuentsholing, under Chhukha Dzongkhag is a thriving commercial centre on the northern edge of the Indian plains. Almost all the commercial needs of the Bhutanese populace are catered to by their Indian counterparts across the border. Situated directly under the base of the Himalayan range and sharing the border with India, it is a fascinating…

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