Bhutan the un-spoilt gem of South Asia is a kingdom that is filled with the dazzling charm of nature and unique tradition and culture. Bhutan is a small, beautiful and one of the most peaceful country in the world. The unbelievable blessed surroundings, Himalayas and the traditional architectural structures of the country attracts a large number of tourist every year, this is why Bhutan is also regarded as one of the favorite destinations for the visitors. Thimphu is the capital and the main commercial centre of Bhutan. The kingdom is also the home to the famous Tiger's Nest.
Culture of Bhutan
The culture of the Bhutan has a huge role in making it one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The ethnic culture of Bhutan is based upon Mahayana Buddhism. All the Bhutanese people have a huge respect towrads there ancestors and follows the path set by them. Ngalop, Sharchop, Lhotshampa and Bhutanese Tribals are the main ethnic groups of people residing at Bhutan. The knee-length robe with a belt at the waist is wore by men and an ankle-length dress with a belt at the waist is wore by women as the traditional dress.
Five Things Not To Miss At Bhutan
Close view of Paro Taktsang.
Visit to the most beautiful offbeat places.
White river rafting and kayaking.
Taste of the famous local food, Ema Datshi.
Archery, the national sport of the country.
Places To Visit
Tiger's Nest is the most popular tourist attraction of Bhutan which is located 900 metres above Paro valley. It is the historical and holy monastery of Guru Padmasambhava which is also the meditation site for lamas.
Buddha Dordenma Statue
Buddha Dordenma Statue is the giant statue of Shakyamuni Buddha which was created while celebrating 60th anniversary of the fourth king Jigme Singye Wangchuck. Buddha Dordenma Statue has the height of 169 feet.
Chele La Pass
Chele La Pass is 35 km away from Paro which is a famous trekking destination of Bhutan. The natural view from Chele La pass is incredible. From here the entire view of the beautiful Paro and Haa valley can be seen.
Chomolhari is a small trek of Bhutan which is famous for the heart throbbing panoramic view of the Himalayas. Chomolhari is known as the 'bride of Kanchenjunga' and it is the ideal destination for the treeking lovers.
How To Reach Bhutan ?
Bhutan can be reached via plane which has the route towards Paro International Airport, the only international airport of Bhutan. Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines are the two airlines flying to Bhutan.
Phuentsholing the commercial town of Bhutan is 170 km away from Bagdogra which can be reached by driving and Thimphu is about six-hour drive from Phuentsholing.