Saturday, September 18, 2021

Destinations in Bhutan

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Cities in Bhutan

  • Thimphu – The capital city
  • Jakar – Administrative city to the north and birthplace of Buddhism in Bhutan.
  • Mongar – One of the largest cities in eastern Bhutan.
  • Paro – The location of the international airport and Taktsang Monastery.
  • Punakha – Former winter capital of Bhutan. It hosts the Monastic Body in winter.
  • Phuentsholing – A town on the Indian border. The point of entry for travelers arriving by bus from Kolkata.
  • Samdrup Jongkhar – An administrative town in the southeast, near the Indian border.
  • Trashigang – A picturesque administrative town in the east.
  • Trongsa – A small administrative town famous for its dzong and the Tower of Trongsa

Other destinations in Bhutan

National parks

  • Jigme Dorji National Park
  • Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park
  • Royal Manas National Park
  • Thrumshingla National Park

Wildlife sanctuaries/Nature reserves

  • Bomdeling Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Toorsa Strict Nature Reserve