Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.
Located in Paro, within an altitude of 3000m above ground. Trekking is one of the roots which attracts visitor towards this monastery. Tired body can get rest with heartwarming chanting of the monks.
Here u gets to see the beautiful Himalayan ranges. This place is further complemented by the colorful Buddhist prayer flags fluttering in the wind and snow capped trees. It is about 30 km from Thimphu.
Capital of Bhutan, a peaceful place to visit and largest city in the kingdom of Bhutan. Situated in the western central part of Bhutan and surrounded by dzongkhang valley. The culture of Bhutan is fully reflected in Thimphu in respect of literature, religion, custom and national dress code.
The old capital city of Bhutan is about 72km away from Thimphu. Dzongkha is widely spoken in this district . It is quite warm in winter and hot in summer.
It has one of the largest Buddha statues of the world which is 50meters in height, surrounded by other Buddha dordenma statues. The bronze statue of Buddha is glided in gold. One of the holy places to visit.