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Bhutan Tourism & Tours : Important Tourist Places & Attractions

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Bhutan Tourism & Tours : Bhutan, the land of the peaceful thunder dragon is known to the world by several names such as the ‘the Last Shangri-La’ or ‘the Last Place on the Roof of the World.’ Bhutan is comparable to Switzerland in both size and topography, being largely mountainous. With these borders a giant staircase is formed — from a narrow strip of land in the south at an altitude of 10,000 feet. These unclimbed Himalayan peaks are among the highest on Earth.

Location: The Kingdom of Bhutan is wedged between India and China along the lofty mountains of the eastern Himalayas.

Tourist Spots: Thimpu, Paro Valley, Punakha, Wandue Phodrang, Trongsa, Bumthang, Mongar & Lhuntse, Trashigang & Yangtse, Phuntsholing.

Trekking Spots: Dagala Thousand Lake Trek, Druk Path Trek, Gangtey Trek, Snow Man Trek.

Capital: Thimpu.

Language: Dzongkha and Nepali.

Currency: Ngultrum (Nu.)

Major Cities: Thimpu, Tongsa Dzong, Kurjey Lakhang, Sakteng.

Best Time to Visit: September to November.

Tourist Attractions / Sightseeing Spots in Bhutan Tourism

How to Reach:

By Air: Bhutan’s only airport is located at Paro. Bhutan’s national airline Druk Air flies from Paro Airport in Bhutan to New Delhi, Calcutta, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Dhaka and Rangoon ( Myanmar).

By Train: There is no rail network within the country and travelers can gain access to Bhutan by means of road transport.

By Road: The visitors can fly to the nearest Indian airport, Bagdogra in North Bengal. From Bagdogra, they can travel by road. It takes 3-4 hours drive to reach Phuentsholing located on Indo-Bhutan border, the gateway to Bhutan. The laws for traveling to Bhutan are stricter for people of other nationalities than of India and China.

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