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Bhutan is one of the most amazing countries you will ever visit no matter if you are visiting for the first time or repeating. The average backpacker stays in Bhutan for 4 days, which is enough time to simply see the highlights. However, if you want to go deeper on the trip of a lifetime, this breakdown provides a list of the must-see locations and the best places to stay. Making the most of your money while picking what to see and do might be challenging. We’ve put together a thorough guide to things to do in Bhutan selected by the Best Bhutan tour operator that highlights the most well-known locations divided into regions and districts. Both first-time visitors and repeat guests will love it!

Tiger’s Nest Monastery – (Taktsang Monastery)

The most well-known attraction in all of Bhutan is Tiger’s Nest Monastery, also known as Taktsang Monastery, which is only a short distance from Paro. It is not to be missed and was designated as one of Bhutan’s most sacred locations. This is well-liked because of how close it is to the airport and how quick and easy it is to climb, considering how many visitors stay in the nation for only four days. To reach a height of about 3000 metres, there is an elevation rise of 1000 metres.

Buddha Dordenma

Buddha Dordenma, which is visible from Thimpu, is a striking structure. It was constructed for national prosperity and completed in 2015. It is a well-liked place of worship for locals and a major tourist attraction, standing 51 metres tall. Make sure to climb up behind Buddha to get a bird’s-eye view. Behind Buddha, there are tents and camps that the people use, and you will be made to feel at home.

Dechen Phrodrang Monastery

The first dzong in the city was Dechen Phrodrang. In Tibet and Bhutan’s Himalayan mountains, Dzongs were originally fortifications. They were transformed into offices, which now contain Bhutan’s administrative hubs. Dechen Phrodrang Monastery, which is now a monastery institution, was once the country’s administrative hub. Many poor people go to monasteries to study because their expenses for food, education, and clothing are paid for. Many guys who enter the system eventually become teachers.

National Memorial Chorten

According to the amount of tourists you will see roaming about the stupa during your visit, the National Memorial is obviously a popular stop on the Bhutan tour bus route and you will realise it soon. The place is flooded by tourists from all across the world for 365 days which speaks about its popularity. In 1974, the temple was constructed. Because it was created to praise the renowned King of Bhutan, the Chorten is well-known in Bhutan. If you are lucky, you might also have a chance to meet the King of Bhutan.

Simply Bhutan

A great visit to Thimphu for lunch and to stroll around at all things Bhutan is called Simply Bhutan. It’s a restaurant in Thimphu, but it’s also a museum where you can sample native spirits like Arag and learn about Bhutan in general. (a creamy spirit made from rice, wheat, or maize) You can try your hand at archery, visit the phallic garden, and put on some traditional clothing.

Dochula Pass

Buses carrying tourists who are travelling between Thimpu and Punakha frequently stop at Dochula Pass. There are 108 Chortens (shrines), which are located at 3100 metres in the mountains and look out over the valley. Spend some time exploring the monastery and the nearby trails to find new perspectives.