Bhutan – The Kingdom of The Cloud

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Bhutan

A South Asian landlocked country located in the Eastern Himalayas with so many mysteries and magic, is our today’s topic of discussion. The country is known as ‘The Thunder Dragon Kingdom’ was never colonized before. The name of the country, where a traditional Buddhist culture carefully embraces the modern world is Bhutan.

Bhutan a small yet beautiful and mystic country possessed with a whimsical world of the Himalayan Kingdom with so many marvels of Dzong architecture attracts hundreds of thousands of tourist every year.
Here are few places, where one should visit during their Bhutan tour:

Paro
Paro

Paro:

The beautiful valley of Paro is famous for its rich cultural diversity and scenic beauty. One can enjoy few of the most beautiful temples and monasteries located in the colorful villages down the valley. Paro is also famous for its terraced field of red rice.

Tigers Nest
Tigers Nest

Tiger’s Nest Monastery:

Hanging on a cliff and standing above an enchanted forest of blue pines and rhododendrons this monastery is a place where every Bhutanese will want to come at least once in their lifetime. It required pony and hiking to reach this monastery. The view of Paro Valley from here is breathtaking.

Punakha Dzong
Punakha Dzong

Punakha Dzong:

Located along the river valley of Pho and Mo Chu, Punakha is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. Punakha locally known as Pungthang Dewachen Phodrang (Place of Great Happiness) is famous for its beautiful and majestic architecture.

Zuri Dzong Hike
Zuri Dzong Hike

Zuri Dzong Hike:

The oldest dzong of Bhutan, Zuri Dzong is the perfect spot to have a birds-eye view of the entire Paro valley. There is a myth that Buddha came to meditate in a cave in here in the 8th century. Zuri Dzong is famous among for its tranquility and jaw-dropping atmosphere.

Drukgyal Dzong
Drukgyal Dzong

Drukgyal Dzong:

400 years old ruins of Druckgyel Dzong is one of the popular attraction among the tourist.Amazing views of Jhomolhari’s from Drukgyel Dzong increase its appeal.

Bumdelling Wildlife Sanctuary
Bumdelling Wildlife Sanctuary

Bumdelling Wildlife Sanctuary:

The Bumdelling Wildlife Sanctuary is considering being an important bird area of the Himalayas which covers the alpine lakes and the Bumdelling Valley. The sanctuary is famous for its patronization of one of the rarest bird species Black-necked Cranes.

Bhutan is a land of mystic cloud, a land of ‘Dragon King’. Bag Packers who want to enjoy the tranquility of Himalayas, Bhutan is their ultimate destination.