If Tibet is a lost paradise, BHUTAN for sure is a place where you will find it ,The last Shangri-La on earth. Tibet and Bhutan do have some common cultural and geographical features. What you get in Bhutan surely you will not get that anywhere else in the World. Completely offbeat and untouched, unparalleled natural marvels which include blue pine forests, high ridges, black mountain ranges and pristine lakes. Kingdom of Bhutan is a landlocked country in South Asia located at the eastern end of the Himalayas. It is bordered by Tibet in the north and other three sides by India.
Simple contented life, spirituality, warm hospitality, scenic beauty, strong culture, home brewed rice wine called Ara , Suchar (Butter tea), Ema-desi (Chilli cheese) and many more vibrant aspects of life that Bhutan offers. Whether you are a seasonal traveler or avid traveler or honeymooner or adventure enthusiast, Bhutan is a perfect vacationers paradise.
Attractions: Taktsang monastery – It is precariously perched atop a cliff face which gives it a surreal look. Surrounded by breathtaking panoramas, also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’ , Paro Dzong and Ta Dzong – Small village with a market, hotel, restaurants .national museum, airport , Thimpu – Attractive, clean, small town encircled by high mountains. It’s a the capital of Bhutan , Tashichhodzong – The fortress serves as the office of the King, ministers and different government organizations , Zangdo Pelri Temple- This holy place is situated in the center of Phuntsholing town represents the abode of Guru Rinpochey. Other places of interest – Tongsa , Tashigang , Bumthang, Punakha (The winter capital ) , Phajoding Temple ( the 15th century built temple )
Activities : Art and Culture exploration, Trekking, Mountaineering, horse and Yak riding, bird watching, tasting of Bhutanese beverage like beer and wine & local food
Shopping: Local produce, local homemade beer and wine, handy crafts & paintings
Accessibility: By Air – Flights available from Delhi, Kolkata & Gaya
By Bus – Buses are available from Bagdogra and Siliguri to Phuentsholing Bhutan
Best Time to Visit Bhutan: Spring and autumn are definitely the best time to visit. Having said so, summer and winter have their own draws and attractions.