Thimphu is the capital city of one of the most intriguing places to travel, making it one of the most interesting capital cities in the world. Esoteric to its core it’s a clashing of the old and the new in the best possible way.
The Punakha Winter Trek in particular is great for amateur trekkers, as it is relatively short (3-4 days) and the climb is gradual. However, the simplicity of the trek shouldn’t overshadow the spectacular sites you see along the way.
Paro, a quaint town on the edge of the Paro Chu river best known for its stunning scenery and home to Bhutan’s only international airport. On a quick stroll through the town you can experience authentic Bhutanese culture, from roads lined with rice paddies, cliff side temples, hillside houses, and centuries old fortresses
Set close to the centre of Bhutan, Gangtey is in a remarkably attractive glacial valley called Phobjikha. The region boasts various nature trails as well as a Crane Information Centre to educate visitors.
Gangtey boasts its own important religious sites such as the Gangtey Goempa Monastery, situated at the head of the valley, from where you can take in exceptional views.