Take a tour of some of the sights of Thimphu
Bhutan is a land of boundless beauty. I want to go as soon as I hear the name. A lot can be enjoyed at a low cost. So the first choice of those who are thirsty for travel is this country of upper natural beauty. Here are some guidelines for those who have decided to go to Bhutan.
High mountains, dense forests, and green valleys are part of Bhutan’s natural heritage. The unadulterated affection for nature and the vast area shaded by greenery are captivating to the tourists. Bhutan’s ‘Land of the Peaceful Thunder Dragons’ is a paradise of peaceful travel.
Bhutan’s enchanting natural beauty and tourist attractions are a must-see for those who love to travel. All in all, this small SAARC state can bring a pleasant and exciting new experience for the tourists.
The government of each state tries its best to make the capital of each state a significant place of interest.
Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, is no exception. Rather, Thimphu is one of the most attractive and aesthetically pleasing places in Bhutan. Located in the Silvan Valley on the banks of the Thimphu River, it is home to ethnic Bhutanese arts, architecture, and culture. Thimphu has a unique flavor that will make you come here again and again.
What to see in Thimphu
Simtokha Jung, built in 1828, is the gateway to the Thimphu Valley. The oldest forest in Thimphu is the Reagan School of Jungha and Monastic Studies. Freshco and slate carvings are the special attraction of Simtokha.
Thimphu Jung – (Fortress of the Glorious Religion) – Thimphu Jung is the heart of the Bhutanese capital, Thimphu.
It was built in 181. Here are the government departments, the National Assembly, the King’s Throne Room, and the summer headquarters of the Centennial Body.
Memorial Curtain – This is basically a memorial. The stupa was built in 1964 to pay homage to Jigme Darji Wangchuck, the third king of Bhutan. The various paintings and statues inside are Buddhist
Reflection of philosophy.
Thimphu Punakha – Drive through Dochula Pass to reach Punakha, 60 km from Thimphu town.
If the sky is clear, from this pass with an altitude of 3050 meters, you can also see the highest natural pattern of the world, the Himalayas. Punakha is the most fertile valley in Bhutan.
You will also see the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers. Punakha rust with that.
There is also the National Library, the Handicraft Emporium, the Painting School, and the Traditional Medical Institute. You can see them by stepping a few feet.
Outside Thimphu (Take a tour of some of the sights of Thimphu)
Not only Thimphu, but also Bhutan, an empire of natural scenery, has many more places to visit. In this case, we must first talk about Paro, a small town in the foothills of the Himalayas. There are various stories throughout Paro. Moreover, its natural beauty is not like Bhola. Especially in the spring season, the form of Paro becomes incomparable and the sight is pleasant.
In Paro, you can see Paro Jung, National Museum. But Paro’s biggest attraction is the Tigers’ nest.
This monastery is located on a cliff 60 km from Paro. The walkway is also very beautiful. Bhutan Tourism has built a beautiful coffee house here to soak the throats of visitors. Paro, however, has less accommodation. There is of course a hotel controlled by Bhutan Tourism but you must book this hotel in advance. Otherwise, you will get in a little trouble later.
Bumthang is called the spiritual heartland of Bhutan. Because, the most important jungles, temples and palaces of Bhutan are located in this region. Here you will find Wangdicholing Palace, Jambe Lakhang Temple, and the largest Bhutanese temple Jakar. Along with this, if you walk a little, you will see the hot area. The journey is a little stressful but the way to go is very beautiful.
This path can make your tiring journey effortlessly enjoyable. Blue Ship, Mask Deer, Himalayan Bear can be seen in this area. In all of Bumthang, you will find the only good restaurant in Jakar.
Where to stay In Thimphu, the number of hotels is not very high, but staying is not a problem. You can stay at Pinewood Hotel or Riverview Hotel. Most of the hotels will have all the modern facilities. Most of the hotels are built in the style of Bhutanese tradition. If you stay in these hotels, you will get the flavor of staying in an ethnic village.
Vegetarian food is more prevalent here. Dortsey or cow’s milk cheese and red peppers cooked in Emma Dortsey or melted cheese are the favorite dishes here.
How to go (Take a tour of some of the sights of Thimphu)
Take a flight from Kolkata to Paro International Airport. You can reach Thimphu by minibus. Transportation from Thimphu to other cities in Bhutan is available.
When to go
The best time to visit Bhutan is October and November of the year. Because at this time the sky is clear and the mountains, rivers, forests are very clear.
Besides, the weather is good and most of the festivals in Bhutan are held during this time.