8 reasons why kingdom of Bhutan is famous worldwide!
“Travelling to a destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things.”
The tranquil ‘kingdom of Bhutan’ as officially called Bhutan is a South Asian country, which lies at the eastern end of the Himalayas.
This land of Thunder Dragon is popularly known for its stunning landscapes, legendary ancient temples and fortresses, colorful festivals, delicious cuisines, and most of its essence of authenticity. The serenity of the capital of Thimphu is extremely calming which will help you get a breath of fresh air away from the bustling city life around the world.
So, if you plan for Bhutan tours then do visit for a rejuvenating holiday here!
Reasons to visit Bhutan!
Being a land of happiness, it also offers some unique reasons to visit it at least once in a lifetime. So, here we are to bring you some points to explore the treasure box of a traditional Himalayan life!
1. Religious beliefs!
Buddhism is the religion with about 300 million people all around the world.
Two-third of the Bhutanese citizens follow Vajrayana Buddhism and around one -third follow Hinduism, the second most dominant religion in Bhutan. Also, people from all over the world come to visit the Bhutanese monasteries.
2. Unique landscape & biodiversity!
You will find steep and high mountains while you travel through Bhutan. This place gets crisscrossed by networks of swift rivers.
Also, the geographical diversity and the climatic conditions help the tourists to make them witness an outstanding range of biodiversity and ecosystems.
3. Pleasant weather!
Commonly Bhutan experiences five prominent seasons namely summer, monsoon, autumn, winter, and spring.
- The western part experiences heavier monsoon rains
- Southern part experiences hot humid summers and cold winters
- Central and Eastern Bhutan gets temperate and dry
Hence, Bhutan gives the flexibility to choose the location and time of the year to visit, depending upon the climatic conditions.
4. Tourist Magnet!
Bhutan is not only a place of lofty mountains and valleys; it also has some of the famous places for you to visit here. Some other breathtaking destinations which will compel you to take a visit at least once.
- National Memorial Chorten
- Tiger’s Nest Monastery
- Punakha Dzong
- Rinpung Dzong
- National Museum of Bhutan
- Trongsa Museum
5. Finger-licking cuisines!
A country where rice is red and chillies are the most essential ingredient, Ema Datshi is the national dish of the Bhutanese people. It is a fiery blend of green chillies smothered in cheese is a pride taking moment for the Bhutanese and you must try it too.
6. Rich culture and heritage!
The tradition and heritage of the Buddhist are prevalent, be it the traditional dress, the language, the cultural activities or the national sports archery, and this you will feel when you visit Bhutan. Also, you might get to see
- Females after marriage stay in their own house and he is expected to move to his wife’s house
- Another feature is polygamy
7. Better means of transport!
Bhutan has a proper means of a network connecting India with roadways and airways. However, there is no direct railway network from India. If you have to travel by train then Siliguri is the only place from where you can catch a train to Bhutan.
8. Being Shopaholic!
Taking strolls along the markets of Bhutan will bring you to many new souvenirs which are one of the famous hand-woven materials to be bought before you leave for your home.
- Buddhist paintings
- Handmade bags
- Prayer Wheels
You must pick them up as a remembrance!
Inspired? Then book the best budget tour packages to plan a wonderful trip to the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan!