Paro Valley: The Paro 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 fields.
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.
The Wangdiphodrang was built as early in the 17th century. The dzong is located at the convergence of Punakhachu and the Tang-chu River. This ‘dzong’ is built at the meeting point of Punakhachu and the Tang-chu rivers. It is also known as the Wangdi Dzong which is precisely situated at the meeting point of 2 rivers; the Punakhachu and the Tang-chu. It is one of the most magnificent places of tourist interest in Bhutan and the highest reaches of the valley confer rich pastureland for cattle.
Spectacular landscapes make this a favorite tourist spot. Tongsa forms the essential hub of the nation and is historically the place from where attempts at uniting the country were launched.
The Bumthang Valley is yet another important tourist destination in Bhutan. This valley is the religious hub of the nation and home to some of the oldest Buddhist temples. It is one of the major sites which have some of the oldest Buddhist temples in Bhutan. Breathtaking scenery and its many dzongpas make this palce a must visit on your tour of Bhutan.
The Dzong in Mongar is the most recently built in 1930, but retains all the traditional architectural patterns of other Bhutanese dzongs. When you visit this dzong it gives you a feeling of how traditional Bhutanese architecture has continued to prosper through the centuries. This place has gained immense importance and is regarded to be one of the best tourist destinations in Bhutan. You will get a clear idea about the traditional form of architecture that has flourished for so many years in Bhutan.
A two hours uphill drive from Paro, it is the one of the high vantage points. In winters, you will encounter frozen rivers, waterfalls, alpine flowers and snow on the way to the pass. This breezy pass offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
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