Bhutan is one of the Asian countries that you must pay a visit to, in case you are planning a visit Asia or an Asian country in the coming holidays. There are cheap Bhutan holidays that you are sure to enjoy and you will cherish these holidays for your lifetime. Bhutan is a country that is celebrated much for what it has to offer to its visitor, hence, it is a place that you need to visit as in case you are in a mood to go there then here is a list of the five must-do activities in Bhutan along with some general information about the place, that you must know.
Bhutan is a land that has a glorious past and there is a perfect balance between the old and the new world. Here is some general information about Bhutan.
Bhutan capital: Thimpu
Places to visit in Bhutan: Paro Valley, Bumthang, Tashigang, Phuentsholing, Tongsa
Best time to visit Bhutan: March to May
Bhutan has something to offer to all those who come to visit the place, be it adventure seekers, those who are interested in ancient monuments and literature or for that matter, even the people who are seeking spiritual peace. If you are traveling to Bhutan but keep asking yourself, “what to do in Bhutan?”, then here is all that you need to do while you are there.
Adventure lovers, Bhutan is a great place to travel to, as you will find great places where adventure sports are conducted and everything is cent percent safe and the beauty of the horizon will leave you enthralled. There are many Bhutan tours that will help you to arrange for some great Bhutan adventure holidays. In case you are an adventure buff then you must visit the Gangkar Puensum, which is considered to be the most difficult trek that Bhutan has. If you are not a pro in trekking, then you don’t need to get disappointed as there are many other simplers and rewarding trekking circuits that are present in the country. Bhutan trekking holidays are quite famous in Asia.
Bhutan has a very affluent variety of birds and animals and you can get a peek at them in case you visit the national parks of the country. The country may be small but when it comes to wildlife, there is hardly any species of birds and animals that you will not find. If you look at the map of Bhutan, you will notice that there are national parks that are present in all parts of the country. The one that you must pay a visit to are:
1. Jigme Dorji National Park
2. Royal Manas National Park
3. Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary
4. Toorsa Strict Nature Reserve
Bhutan is filled with ancient monuments and monuments and if you are in Bhutan and have not been to these monuments then you have missed out a very prominent part of the country. These monuments speak volumes about the country and you will get an insight into the ancient past that this country had. The monuments that you must visit are Lhuendrup Dzong, Trongsa Dzong etc.
The Bhutanese are strong believers and thus the country has religious sites galore. The major religion of the country is Buddhism and no matter is which part of the country you are, you are sure to be woken up by the chimes that hang in the corridors of the monasteries. There are numerous temples that are sprinkled all over the county as well. Some of the monasteries and temples that are worth a mention are the Jampa Lhakhang, Kyichu Lhakhang, Gomphu Kora etc.
Bhutanese cuisine is ruled by two major ingredients, cheese and chili and almost all the dishes that they have consisted of these two. The food is on the spicier side, but you are sure to love it as there is a lot of variety in the food and they are sure to satisfy your taste buds. The specialties of the place are cheese momos, ema-datsi, shamu datsi etc.
So this is the answer to the question, “what activities can I do in Bhutan?”. The best part about traveling to Bhutan is the fact that you can get cheap Bhutan holiday deals and also there are tailor-made holiday Bhutan offers to its tourists. These holidays are chalked out keeping in mind the special needs of the customer and thus you will not miss out on anything that you want. So, make sure that you have done all the five must-do activities in Bhutan while you are there.
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