Top Tourist Places to Visit in Bhutan

Continent: Asia

Region: South Asia


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Top Places To Visit in Bhutan

1. Phuentsholing

Phuentsholing

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The second largest town in Bhutan, Phuentsholing shares its borders with the Indian State of West Bengal, serving as an entry point for travellers from Kolkata and Siliguri, and is an important economic hub of Bhutan. An urban centre, it is more developed than most of the towns of Bhutan.

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2. Mongar

Mongar

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Mongar is a small town situated in Eastern Bhutan, widely known for lemongrass production in the country. It is also one of the oldest education centres in the country.

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3. Lhuentse

Lhuentse

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A kingdom of dreams, as we may call it, Lhuentse is a place where an individual finds peace. Tucked away in Eastern Bhutan, we can almost call it heaven on Earth because of the spectacular views it offers. A popular camping site, Lhuetnse is the proud owner of some of the best textiles in Bhutan.

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4. Trashigang

Trashigang

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Trashigang, called the 'Jewel of the East', is a beautiful hill station located in Eastern Bhutan, spread across an area at an altitude ranging from 600 m to over 4000 m. Known for famous tourist attractions, it serves as a vital trade centre on the trade route between Assam and Tibet.

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5. Samdrup Jongkhar

Samdrup Jongkhar

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Samdrup Jongkhar is a small town in South-Eastern Bhutan and is located at the border of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. A remote city known for peace and serenity, Samdrup Jongkhar is the kind of place where one experiences inner peace and satisfaction.

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6. Haa Valley

Haa Valley

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7. Thimphu

Thimphu

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Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan. This place which has a population of somewhat 80,000 is known to b the largest city located in the country. Made the capital of the nation in the year 1961 this city is also known as the third highest capital in the entire world.

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8. Paro

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Paro is a small town located in the Paro Valley of Bhutan. This is quite location for someone who enjoys being close to the nature while at the same time appreciated sacred places. This town lies in the centre of valley at a height of about 2280 metres.

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9. Punakha

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Punakha is one of the 20 districts located in Bhutan. This place was the previous capital of Bhutan up until 1955 after which the capital was changed to Thimpu. This place is in proximity to Thimpu, and one can easily reach here using a car.

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10. Phobjikha Valley (Gangtey)

Phobjikha Valley (Gangtey)

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Placed against a backdrop of the Black Mountains, Phobjikha is one of the flatter valleys in the country which offers breathtaking views of vast expanses of green fields visible from a number of points along the journey.

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11. Trongsa

Trongsa

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Located right in the center of the country, Trongsa is located on top of a cliff which provides a wonderful view of the Black Mountains and the surrounding valleys. Suiting the preferences of both history buffs and nature lovers.

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12. Jakar

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Nestled in the foothills of the Choekhor Valley, the largest and most beautiful valley in Bumthang, Jakar is richly sprinkled with not just history and religion but also abundant natural beauty. Being surrounded by tree-lined mountain ranges.

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13. Wangdue Phodrang

Wangdue Phodrang

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Being one of the largest Dzongkhags or districts of Bhutan, what Wangue Phodrang has to offer is varied flora and fauna coupled with immense beauty. From a beautiful valley to spiritual monasteries and temples and even some rustic villages.

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14. Bumthang

Bumthang

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Home to four beautiful mountain valleys and an array of ancient monasteries and temples, Bumthang takes its place as the most historic of all districts in Bhutan.

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15. Royal Manas National Park

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The oldest national park in Bhutan, Royal Manas National Park is one of the largest national parks in the country. Known as the "conservation showpiece of the Kingdom", it is the largest example of tropical and sub-tropical ecosystems in Bhutan. Occupying south-central Bhutan, it shares its southern...

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16. Chele La Pass

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Bhutan, being a country with a mountainous landscape, is linked with a series of passes. Located at approximately 13,000 feet between the valley of Paro and Haa, Chele La Pass is the highest motorable road pass in Bhutan. The pass is famous for the stunning Himalayan views it offers, especially Mt. ...

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17. Laya Gasa Trek

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Laya Gasa trek is one of the most popular and scenic long-distance treks in the northern Himalayan region of Bhutan, along the border with Tibet.

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18. Dochula Pass

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Nestled in the eastern edge of the Himalayas, the Kingdom of Bhutan boasts of spectacular mountain views and some of the happiest people in the world. And with this beautiful outlook of life came the creation of Dochula Pass, a breath-taking mountain pass, in commemoration of Bhutanese soldiers who ...

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