Items filtered by date: September 2017
In March this year, the plan for a perfect adventure was a full speed. We’d been working on a list of the ideal adventure activities in Nepal. In 2014 when the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi had made a visit to Nepal, he had unequivocally mentioned the high tourism potential of Nepal.
‘I asked Siri where the happiest place on earth is and she replied, “Bhutan”’, says Cat Grant to Supergirl in the TV series Supergirl. Scenes like these convey the notion of peace and tranquillity that is associated with Bhutan.
While most trips begin in Paro, one cannot stay away from visiting Thimphu, the capital city whose rich human heritage dates back hundreds of years and whose landscape is dotted with ornate buildings and monasteries and frescoed temples perched in dramatic locations. Thimphu is the capital and largest city of Bhutan. It is situated in the western central part of Bhutan.
Much of the tourism in Trongsa is focused on history. This is originally the land of origin of the Wangchuk Dynasty. Digging into Bhutan’s history is fascinating, but part of any trip is finding special places to pause and take it all in. Trongsa, situated at an elevation of 2300m/7545ft, gives you that sense of pause, a spot to relax.
It doesn’t take long to understand why Bhutan is considered the last ShangriLa (Heaven on Earth). As your flight lands at Paro, the rich fertile valley quickly makes an impression on you; that it is pure and breathtaking. Between the snowy rich mountainous North and the dramatically scenic forested South, majestic varied beauties and enchantments abound in Bhutan and Paro simply helps us to begin understanding that stark distinct beauty of Bhutan.