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Thimphu

 

One among the most intriguing destinations, Thimphu is the capital and the largest city of the Kingdom of Bhutan. This fascinating destination offers a small town experience. This bustling city is a center of activities that serves as a home to a 100,000 inhabitants. Wandering around the alluring lanes of Thimphu, one gets to witness the charm in a rare mix of the old and new locales. Monks draped in crimson robes are seen walking past the pavements.

Dotted with a number of traditional Buddhist attractions and sights, this destination serves as a treat to an eager explorer. Avid travelers who wish to relax and unwind can barge into a number of restaurants. Merry makers can taste the Thimphu nightlife by having a great time at the happening bars and nightclubs of this hub.

Apart from this, this spot is also blessed with scenic splendor. It characterizes diverse natural beauty featuring gurgling rivers, lush green meadows and lofty peaks. With heartwarming natives, Thimphu offers an amazing chance to revisit the indigenous cultures and traditions and also learn about the local way of life. Full of abundant breaks for adventure freaks, they can indulge in wild & wacky activities like trekking, cycling & go for incredible road journeys.

Talking about Thimphu weather, it experiences dry winters from December to February. As the months of January & February remain cold, while in the April month it experiences summers that last till end of June. Heat & humidity sets in from June to September and soon the monsoon rains cover the mountains.


Why to visit Thimphu

  1. ·   One can unravel beautiful sight of Paro Taktsang, popularly known as the tiger's nest Bhutan. Buddha Dordenma, National Textile Museum & Tango Goemba are few other Thimphu sightseeing options.
  2. ·   Adventure lovers can head out for fascinating treks like Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek & Druk Path Trek.
  3. ·   Avid wanderers can cycle across Thimpu and can also set off for amazing road journeys.
  4. ·   Eager shoppers can shop variety of stuff from weekend market, handicrafts market or National Handicrafts Emporium.

Place to visit near Thimphu

  1. ·  Tashichho Dzong
  2. ·   Dechen Phodrang Monastry
  3. ·   Rinpung Dzong
  4. ·   Paro Taktsang
  5. ·   Drukgyal Dzong
  6. ·   Gangteng Monastery

How to Reach Thimphu

To reach Thimpu, the nearest point of travel is Bagdogra. One can choose between air and rail to reach Bagdogra. For air travel, Bagdogra is well connected to Delhi and other parts of the country by Indigo, Air India, Jet Airways and other commercial airlines. Train travel is also recommended with a number of options available with the closest railway station being New Jalpaiguri.


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