|Posted on:||12 October 2017 / 06:04|
Many travellers have traveled to Bhutan for the past 10 years to see what adventure looks like on this tiny Himalayan Kingdom, making our way from the urban city of Paro to the sparsely populated, adventure-rich Trashigang.
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a peaceful country where you can explore the ancient cultures, beautiful landscapes and magnificent architecture . So, you must have Bhutan tour once in your life time.
“Land of the Thunder Dragon” is also another name of Bhutan. It is one of the world’s most beautiful, yet mysterious places. It is located on the eastern edge of the Himalayan Mountain region. Large area is forested welcoming a diverse ecosystem of flora and fauna. The country stretches from subtropical valleys and plains to snow-capped mountain ranges. This landscape makes it, the perfect place to trek through the majestic valleys or steep mountains to visit ancient architecture and Buddhist temples.
Reasons to have tour in Bhutan in your life time
Top reasons are :
1. Taktsang Gumba (Tiger’s Nest Monastery):
Taktsang Gumba (Tiger’s Nest Monastery)
Taktsang is one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in Bhutan. It is situated on a vertical cliff 3000 m north of Paro. The monastery was built in 1692. According to legend, Guru Rinpoche flew on this cliff from Tibet on the back of a flaming tigress.
2. Tsechus (Festivals):
Tshechu is the annual religious festival in Bhutan. It is conducted in all the dzongs and major monasteries. Tshechus are social gatherings where people from near and far gather to witness mask dances and cultural items which you will surely amazes you.
3. Highest unclimbed mountains;
Bhutan has some of the highest unclimbed mountains in the world – Mount Jhomolhari, Jitchu Drake, etc. The government prohibits mountaineering in the peaks which the Bhutanese believe are the abode of deities and spirits. You can have sight seeing of these mountains.
4. Museums & Monuments
Museums are the repositories of Bhutanese history starting from the advent of Guru Padmasambhava in the 8th century. Similarly, visitors will have museums-within-museum experience while visiting the ubiquitous dzongs and lhakhangs which are distinctly unique to each other.
5. Thirteen unique arts and crafts of Bhutan
The 13 Bhutanese Arts and Crafts known as the Zorig Chusum is symbolic and rooted in Buddhist philosophy. They are; woodwork, stonework, carving, painting, sculpting, wood turning, black smithy, ornament making, bamboo work, paper making, tailoring and weaving. Pema Lingpa, a treasure discoverer, introduced these arts and crafts to Bhutan in the 15th century.
6. A spiritual haven
Buddhism in Bhutan is not a religion; it’s a way of life. The reason why Bhutan is as peaceful as it is maybe because Buddhism is deeply engrained in the society mentality. Don’t be surprised to see an old man or woman at the Memorial Chorten circumambulating with a string of beads in hand. If you would like to get away from noise and chaos, try Bhutan’s meditation retreats.
So these are the reasons that surely inspires you to have tour in Bhutan. still not inspired explore the uniqueness of Bhutan by yourself.