Bhutan spectacular Himalayan landscape is home to some of the highest snow-capped peaks on the planet that rise above deep shadowy gorges and primeval forests. Remote monasteries hang on the sides of cliffs and dot the countryside below as monks chanting can be heard echoing about. Unique architecture, spectacular tsechus (dance festivals) vibrant markets, medieval archery competitions, world class high-altitude trekking, the world’s highest concentration of unclimbed mountains along with stunning flora and fauna. Bhutan is like visiting one big national park instead of a country. Much of the Bhutan is accessible only by foot which makes it one the world’s most remote and unspoiled destinations.
In fact there are so few motorized vehicles in Bhutan the capital city of Thimphu is one of two cities on earth to have no traffic lights. The lack of cars, the nation’s electricity being produced by hydroelectricity, a ban on plastics and the fact that 70 % of the country is covered in forest makes it one of the only nations that is running CO2 deficit. Bhutan is as close to Shangri La as it gets, it’s no wonder that travelers that make the journey spend the rest of their lives reflecting and reminiscing just how amazing Bhutan actually is.
Areas To Visit
Paro • Thimphu • Punakha • Himalayas • Trongsa • Manas NP
Explorative Experiences in Bhutan
Immerse Yourself in the Tsechu Festival
See the 108 Chortens (shrines) Overlooking the Valley
Challenge Yourself on The Merak-Sakteng Trek
Walk Across the Punakha Suspension Bridge
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