Things to do in Bhutan

Bhutan ( ( listen); འབྲུག་ཡུལ་ Druk Yul), officially the Kingdom of Bhutan (འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་ཁབ་ Druk Gyal Khap), is a landlocked country in South Asia. Located in the Eastern Himalayas, it is bordered by Tibet Autonomous Region of China in the north, the Sikkim state of India and the Chumbi Valley of Tibet in the west, the Arunachal Pradesh state of India in the east, and the states of Assam and West Bengal in the south. Bhutan is geopolitically in South Asia and is the region's second least populous

Jomolhari

Jomolhari or Chomolhari (Tibetan: ཇོ་མོ་ལྷ་རི, Wylie: jo mo lha ri; Chinese: 绰莫拉日峰; pinyin: Chuòmòlārì Fēng) sometimes known as "the bride of Kangchen

cc-by-sa-3.0-de Author: Krause, Ernst cc-by-sa-3.0-de Author: Ernst Schäfer cc-by-sa-3.0-de Author: Ernst Schäfer

Thrumshing La

Thrumshing La, also called Thrumshingla Pass and Donga Pass, (Dzongkha: ཁྲུམས་ཤིང་ལ་; Wylie: khrums-shing la; "Thrumshing Pass"), is the second-highes

cc-by-sa-4.0 Author: Christopher J. Fynn cc-by-sa-4.0 Author: Christopher J. Fynn cc-by-sa-3.0 Author: Wmarcc

Dochula Pass

The Dochula Pass is a mountain pass in the snow covered Himalayas within Bhutan on the road from Thimpu to Punakha where 108 memorial chortens or stup

cc-by-2.0 Author: Dirk cc-by-2.0 Author: Christopher Michel cc-by-2.0 Author: Steve Evans from Citizen of the World

Tashichho Dzong

Tashichhoedzong (བཀྲ་ཤིས་ཆོས་རྫོང) is a Buddhist monastery and fortress on the northern edge of the city of Thimphu in Bhutan, on the western bank of

cc-by-sa-3.0 Author: Antho0603 cc-by-sa-4.0 Author: Shoestring cc-by-2.0 Author: juandazeng

Royal Manas National Park

Royal Manas National Park is Bhutan's oldest national park, and the Royal government considers it the "conservation showpiece of the Kingdom" and a "g

cc-by-sa-3.0 Author: Sujithkr

Jigme Dorji National Park

The Jigme Dorji National Park (JDNP), named after the late Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, is the second-largest National Park of Bhutan. It occupies almost th

cc-by-3.0 Author: Benjissimo cc-by-sa-3.0 Author: Andrewgrandison cc-by-sa-3.0 Author: A. J. T. Johnsingh, WWF-India and NCF

Kyichu Lhakhang

Kyichu Lhakhang, (also known as Kyerchu Temple or Lho Kyerchu) is an important Himalayan Buddhist temple situated in Lango Gewog of Paro District in B

cc-by-sa-3.0 Author: Romarin07 cc-by-3.0 Author: David Broad cc-by-3.0 Author: David Broad

Buddha Dordenma statue

Great Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue in the mountains of Bhutan celebrating the 60th anniversary of fourth king Jigme Singye W

cc-by-2.0 Author: Steve Evans from Citizen of the World cc-by-sa-4.0 Author: Bernard Gagnon cc-by-sa-4.0 Author: Bernard Gagnon

Yagang Lhakhang

Yagang Lhakhang, Mongar Bhutan. Yagang Lhakhang, located in a village on the outskirts of Mongar, was built in the 16th century by Sangdag, the young

cc-by-sa-3.0 Author: Christopher J. Fynn cc-by-sa-3.0 Author: Christopher J. Fynn

National Museum of Bhutan

National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong buildin

cc-by-sa-4.0 Author: User: (WT-shared) Shoestring at wts wikivoyage cc-by-sa-4.0 Author: Bernard Gagnon cc-by-sa-4.0 Author: Bernard Gagnon

Paro Chhu

The Paro Chhu is a river of western Bhutan. It is a tributary of the Wong Chhu, which is known as the Raidak in its lower reaches. == Course == The

cc-by-2.5 Author: Douglas J. McLaughlin cc-by-sa-4.0 Author: Bernard Gagnon cc-by-sa-4.0 Author: Bernard Gagnon

Paro Taktsang

Paro Taktsang (Dzongkha: སྤ་གྲོ་སྟག་ཚང་, also known as the Taktsang Palphug Monastery and the Tiger's Nest), is a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred

cc-by-2.0 Author: Christopher Michel cc-by-2.0 Author: Christopher Michel cc-by-2.0 Author: Christopher Michel