Bhutan Top Things To Do
Shopping in Bhutan
When you come to
Bhutan, do not forget to visit the market places which provide excellent
ambience for shopping. Shopping in Bhutan is really a wonderful
experience for the tourists. There is a number of Shopping Centers in
Bhutan. Bhutan has small but vibrant cottage industry. Colorful wooden
masks and other wooden products are made in Bhutan. Bhutanese woven
cloth is famous around the world. Yathra, brightly colored woven
material made from wool and dyed with natural colors, is a popular item
in the country. The weekend market close to the river is held on
Saturday and Sunday. The market is a good place to pick up masks and
handicrafts at cheaper prices than the shops.
Nightclubs in Bhutan
in Bhutan is vibrant. Nightclubs in Bhutan color up your night and
prepare you for enjoying a rocking time out here. Groove into the
midnight fever and spice up the night with in accompaniment with the
music played by the DJ. Nightlife in Bhutan is mostly related to bars,
wineries, nightclubs and pubs. Two most popular national drinks of
Bhutan are souza (Bhutanese tea) and Ara (a spirit distilled from rice,
wheat or corn).
Places to visit
Valley is a beautiful valley and it has some of the oldest temples of
Bhutan. Besides, the valley is also famous for a number of monasteries.
Transportation to Paro is not a problem at all because it is well
connected to different parts of the country. Apart from this, Paro also
has an airport. This valley is also one of the most fertile ones in the
Kingdom, producing a bulk of the well-known red rice from its terraced
The Thimpu Valley is another major
tourist attraction in Bhutan. Thimpu is the modern capital of Bhutan.
This valley is stationed at an altitude of 2,300 m. You will find many
important buildings here, the Taschichho Dzong being one of them. It is
in fact, the main secretariat building in the district. The View Point
in Thimpu affords a spectacular view of the city of Thimpu.
Forts of Bhutan
Bhutanese forts or Dzong as they are often called are one of the prime
attractions to this country. The Dzong in Mongar built in 1930 is the
most recent addition to the architectural delights of Bhutan. It is said
that to built the famous Mongar Dzong of Bhutan no drawings were used.
in the year 1654, Lhuendrup Dzong in Lhuntse is considered to be one of
the most ancient monuments of Bhutan. Lhuntse captures within itself
rich ancient heritage of Bhutan.
Jigme Dorji National Park
Dorji National Park is named after the third king of Bhutan. It is one
of the largest and protected sanctuaries of Bhutan and like all other
national parks in Bhutan is operated under a development scheme operated
by the World Wide Fund.
Flora & Fauna
Bhutan has it all
in the form of its rich Flora & Fauna. Starting from the Blue Poppy
which is also the National Flower of Bhutan, junipers, magnolias,
edelweiss, uncommon orchids, giant rhubarb, tropical trees, pine trees
and oak trees to its Fauna which includes red pandas, the golden langur,
snow leopard, musk deer and the himalayan brown bear.