Bhutan is located on the majestic Himalayas where is recognized as the country with the highest happiness index in the world. Traveling to Bhutan is also a valuable opportunity to experience a peaceful life in a country carrying the pride of the traditional cultural values.
Bhutan’s climate is very diverse, tropical in the south, cold winters and hot summers in central, and north of the Himalayas that has the cold winter and cool summer.
2. Bhutan attractions
Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan, situated in the western part on the altitude of 2,300 meters. From Paro International Airport, travelers can take about an hour to pass through winding roads to reach the capital. Trashi Chhoe Dzong is the administrative and religious center was built in the 18th century. At night, when the lights lighted up, the capital is like a ship in Thimphu valley surrounded with trees.
Dzong is the monastery fortress architecture of nationals along the Himalayas, which is typical in Bhutan. The monastery fortress used as the center of religious, military, social and administrative. This is also a place to hold annual religious festivals.
Trashicho Dzong was built in 1641. It is the most impressive monastery is located on the bank of Wangchu (Thimphu River).
Khamsum Yulley Namyel Chorten Tower was built by the third queen – Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck in 2000 and is a great testament to the Chorten art of Bhutanese Tantric.
Ta Dzong: It is used as a national museums of government, kept very many artifacts and memorabilia in the past.
Paro Taktsang dzong is the Bhutan’s most sacred shrine was built craggy on the cliff side of the Paro valley at an altitude of 3,000 m above sea level.
Rinpung dzong is one of the largest monastery in Paro. Both law enforcement agencies and Paro authorities are located here.
Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the most sacred tombs of the Kingdom of Bhutan, including two temples.
Wangdue Phodrang monastery fortress was built on a hill overlooking the confluence of Tang Chhu river and Puna Chhu river with the aim to prevent incursions by river.
Punakha is one of the most beautiful fortress of the country, situated between 2 poetic rivers: Pho Chu and Mo Chu. It is considered as the palace of the royal Bhutan until the mid 20th century. Nowadays visitors can visit.
In addition, visit Bhutan, visitors can easily come across wild animals such as deer, birds, antelope, bear, … They are very close and do not attack humans because locals love animals, all living together in a friendly way.
Another interesting thing is there are no traffic light in Thimphu capital. All the instructions are run by traffic polices.
The people in Bhutan only use native-speaking, very few people here know English, so when visitors come to this country necessarily thanks to the Bhutanese tourguide.
To protect the wild beauty and preserve their cultural traditions, Bhutan royal decides allows about only 6,000 tourists to this country every year. Each traveler must pay at least $200 per day in Bhutan and went on the tour due to a Bhutan travel agency to arranged./.
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