Where to Go?
Everywhere you go in Bhutan, there are wonders to stop by, adore, and be satisfied by why they are there in the first place.
1. Memorial Chorten
- This chorten in the capital city is a scared Buddhist stupa built in the memory of the Third King of Bhutan for modernizing the country with formal development plans.
2. Dochula Pass
- Dochula is a mountain pass located in the country of Bhutan. It is situated at an altitude of 3,100m above sea level. Dochula is famous for its stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range.
3. Buddha Dordenma
- Buddha Dordenma is a massive statue situated atop a hill over- looking the capital city of Thimphu and is one of the largest Buddha statues in the world, measuring 51.5 meters tall.
- Taktshang, also known as the Tiger’s Nest, is situated on a cliff, approximately 900 meters above the Paro Valley floor, and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Bhutan.
5. Phobjikha Valley
- Phobjikha Valley is a glacial valley located in central Bhutan. It is also the winter home of the Endangered black-necked cranes, which migrate to the valley from Tibet each year between October and February.
6. Centenary Farmer’s Market
- The Centenary Farmers Market is a bustling market located in the capital city of Thimphu. It is one of the largest markets in the country and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike.
7. Simtokha Dzong
- Simtokha Dzong is a historic for- tress located at south of the capital city of Thimphu. It is one of the oldest dzongs in Bhutan and was built in 1629 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan.
8. Mebar Tsho
- Mebar Tsho means Burning Lake which is a sacred lake located in the Tang Valley of central Bhutan. The lake is known for its historical and religious significance, and it is a popular destination for pilgrims and tourists alike.