Bhutan Scenic

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paro-bhutan
Paro Heritage, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Beautiful Valley- Home for many Temples and Monasteries


The beautiful valley of Paro summarizes within itself a rich culture, picturesque splendour and hundreds of myths and legends. It is home to many of Bhutan’s oldest temples and monasteries...

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Gangtey And Phobjikha Land, Nature, Pilgrim, Water

Famous for: Valley of Gangtey- A most Gorgeous Spot


The valley of Gangtey is one of the most gorgeous spots in Bhutan. The disclosure of finding such a wide, flat valley without any trees after the hard climb throughout dense forests is augmented...

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rinpung-dzong-bhutan
Rinpung Dzong Heritage, Nature

Famous for: Rinpung Dzong- The Fortress of the Heap of Jewels


Rinpung Dzong, which means “the fortress of the heap of jewels” was constructed in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Nagoyaz, the first religious and earthly ruler of Bhutan, the Dzong house...

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kyichu-lhakhang-bhutan
Kyichu Lhakhang Nature, Pilgrim, Water

Famous for: Kyichu Lhakhang- Famous Buddist Temple and Old Monastery


Kyichu Lhakhang is a Buddhist temple in Paro and is one of the oldest monasteries in the realm built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo. The story goes that a giant demon lay ...

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taktshang-lhakhang-bhutan
Taktshang Lhakhang Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Taktshang Lhakhang Monasteries- Tiger’s Nest


Taktshang Lhakhang is one of the most famed of Bhutan’s monasteries, hovering on the side of a cliff 900m above the Paro valley floor. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the bac...

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haa-valley-bhutan
Haa Valley Nature

Famous for: Rig Sum Goenpa- Combination of 3 Hills


The Haa Dzong is presently occupied by military, but the view from outside is stunning. The central holy place in Lhakhang Nagpo is said to have no difference with that of Lhasa JOWO in Tibet. A...

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tango-goemba-bhutan
Tango Goemba Heritage, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Monastery


This monastery was founded by Lama gyalwa Lhanangpa in the 12th century and the present edifice was constructed in the 15th century by the ‘Divine Madman’, Lama Drukpa Kunley. In 161...

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Chimi Lhakhang Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Chimi Lhakhang- Temple of Fertility


The Chimi Lhakhang, located on a small hill in the centre of the valley, is dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley, who in the late 15th century used comedy, songs and outrageous behaviour to dramatis...

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gangtey-goempa-bhutan
Gangtey Goempa Land, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Gangtey Monastery


Hovering on a small hill that rises from the vale floor, the Gangtey Monastery is the only Nyingmapa monastery on the western side of the Black Mountain’s and also the biggest Nyingmapa mo...

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trongsa-dzong-bhutan
Trongsa Dzong Land, Heritage, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Scenic Beauty


Like almost all townships in the realm, this Dzong architecture dominates the entire Trongsa horizon dwarfing the neighbouring buildings. Constructed in 1648, it was the seat of power over centr...

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Ta Dzong Heritage, Nature

Famous for: Scenic Beauty


The Ta Dzong, a cylindrical stone construction mounting five storeys, was built in 1652 by Chogyal Minjur Tempa, a task entrusted to him by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. After more than 350 years, ...

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Ura Valley Nature

Famous for: Temple of Guru Rinpoche with Paintings


Jakar ot Ura is 48 km, about one and a half hour drive. To reach here, the road climbs to wonderfully open countryside, only occasionally running into forest. Large sheep meadows line the road u...

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thimphu-bhutan
Thimphu Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Thimphu- A Strong Architechture Techniques


Thimphu, located at an altitude of 2400m, is the centre of government, religion and commerce. The capital has an interesting blend of tradition and modernity, and includes some of the most advan...

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Trongsa Heritage, Nature

Famous for: Trongsa Fort


Ancestral home of Bhutan's ruling reign and site of Bhutan's most imposing fortress, Trongsa is a strategically situated town on the east-west route. Inclined down the curve of a rim sta...

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bumthang-bhutan
Bumthang Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Scenic Beauty- Padmasambhava Monasteries


This gorgeous gorge encapsulates a rich culture, Scenic beauty and hundreds of myths and legends. People often describe it as “Mine Switzerland”. The drive from Trongsa to Jakar may ...

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Phuentsholing Heritage, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Phuentsholing- Point of Entry, Architechtures


Phuentsholing is the point of entry for travellers arriving by bus from Kolkata and Siliguriand the town functions mostly as a place where Bhutanese and Indians do business. The a...

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Trashigang Land, Nature

Famous for: Trashigang- A Melting Pot


Trashigang is the easternmost tip on the highway. Trashigang is a melting pot of hill tribe people who come in to the settlement to trade. In particular, the unusual Merak and Sakteng folks come...

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Tashiyangtse Nature, Water

Famous for: Scenic Beauty


Tashiyangtse is a swiftly growing town and the administrative and religious centre for the people of Trashiyangtse. It was engraved out from Trashigang district in 1992 as a separate district. T...

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mongar-bhutan
Mongar Land, Nature, Water

Famous for: Waterfalls, Sleek Curves and Verdant Vegetation


The voyage from Bumthang to Mongar is one of the most gorgeous in the Himalayas crossing 4,000m high Thrumshingla pass. Garrulous waterfalls, steep cliffs with even steeper drops, blistering flo...

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wangdiphodrang-dzong-bhutan
Wangdiphodrang Dzong Nature

Famous for: Rare unusual species


The Wandiphodrang or Wangdi Dzong, in short is yet another picturesque valley that is hovering at an altitude of 1300 meters in the western Bhutan at the confluence of the Mo and Tang Rivers. Th...


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