Life is an ongoing process and in every step, you need to choose the right decision to fight with challenges that come without giving any notice. Traveling during holidays can surely give you relief and positive vibes to keep the mind active and refreshing. Mother earth blessed us with some of the exquisite destinations and amazing places to explore once in our lifetime to get into the flow. Bhutan can be your choice to make this holiday more interesting one.
The kingdom of thunder dragon welcomes you into the wildness of nature along with the culture that balances the desires and intentions of leading a better life ahead. Mountains, monasteries, awesome hospitality and pleasant weather attract tourists from different parts of the world. Traveling to last Shangri La is not only fun but also a learning experience for anyone who loves to culture new things. Shangri La is an imaginary place where everything is perfect and pleasant for the betterment of the people.
Sometimes traveling makes you speechless rather being a storyteller
From walking into the roads of Bhutan to attending the festivals, one can learn unique things about life and its significance. This country is an ideal place for traveling for any nature lover or traveler. The reads don’t have any traffic signals and that doesn’t create any disturbance as people are so focused and dedicated towards the development of the nation. Gross National Happiness is the main goal of this country rather thinking about the GDP. They respect their culture and tradition without getting influenced by western culture. In recent time Bhutan is considered as the first organic country in the world with 71% of the forest.
Look into some destinations in Bhutan that makes your Holiday more exciting:
- Visit Monasteries that spread peace and harmony
Buddhism is the most practiced religion in Bhutan followed by Hinduism and others. 75% of the total population follows either the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu School, the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism or another school of Buddhism. Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Tango Monastery, Tamzhing Monastery, Dechen Phodrang Monastery, Chimi Lhakhang temple, and Kyichu Lhakhang Monastery are some of the most reputed monasteries in Bhutan. By visiting those places you can take the blessings of Lord Buddha and monks who defines human life from a different perspective. Peace, non-violence, love for people and staying away from greed, self, and materialistic desires are the teachings of Buddhism that makes Bhutan so amazing.
- Get comfortable and luxurious accommodations
The intention Bhutanese is to make their tourist happy and satisfied through the country doesn’t permit tourists until 1974. The present government works over tourism and makes Bhutan so prominent in the eyes of every traveler. Staying in luxurious resorts or hotels might be the next best thing for you after sightseeing. The management takes all the initiatives to make you feel comfortable and better by providing good food in a traditional way, spa and breathtaking views from the window. All the resorts and hotels are designed with a traditional architecture that confirms your presence over there. Some of the reputed resorts like Rema resort, Dewachen resort, Amankora, Terma Linca Resort & Spa, Metta Resort and Spa, and Bhutan Mandala resort always maintain the quality at the best level.
- Experience the taste of local cuisines
A place describes its culture through food according to people who love to eat. Bhutanese cuisines are really mouthwatering and something you should try during your stay. Their love for chilies makes them use it over most of the dishes. Ema Datshi is one of the most popular dishes that include lots of chilies and cheese made from the milk of yak. Plenty of butter and chilies come out with a unique smell. Some of the dishes like Kewa datshi, shamu datshi and Shakam ema datsh are types of datshi that welcome chilies and cheese with potatoes, mushroom, etc. Where Shakam Paa is prepared with dried beef and Paksha Paa is made of pork. Local cuisines of Bhutan are healthy and beneficial for the body as it suits the climate. Though there are so many restaurants available, you can also try some cuisines prepared at home.
- Getting involved in festivals
Festivals are a source of both fun and learning where you can cultivate lots of unknown facts about the place and its culture. Festivals in Bhutan are interesting and need to be witnessed once in your lifetime. Tshechu is one of the most popular festivals of Bhutan which is celebrated in Thimphu as Thimphu Tshechu and in Paro as Paro Tshechu to give honor to Buddhist master Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava, one who born from a lotus. Jambay Lhakhang Drup is another festival that you must attend where fire ceremony and nude masked dance in the middle of the night are the main centers of the attraction. Wangduephodrang Tshechu is a festival of drink and dance followed by Haa summer festival that is celebrated by playing local sports, drinking local wine and cuisines.
- Lost into the Wildlife
71% of the country is covered by forest and that makes it clear for everyone that Bhutan gives one of the thrilling experience in wildlife. Animals too can share an important place in the heart of Bhutanese and that makes the national animal Takin set free. You might watch them walking on the streets of Thimphu. Along with the innocent creature, Bhutan has different species of birds and wild animals like Bharal, Goral, Serow, Snow leopard, Musk Deer, Dhole, Binturong, Yellow-throated Marten, Golden Langur, Tibetan wolf, and Clouded leopard. If you really love to explore the abundance of wildlife then you need to visit Wangchuck Centennial National Park, Royal Manas National Park, Motithang Takin Preserve, Jigme Dorji National park, Phobjikha Valley National Park, and Jigme Singye Wangchuck National park.
Holidays can be fruitful by gaining such an exceptional experience will finally bring some smile in the face. Leaving Bhutan is difficult still your heart with love, care, and respect. To discover and reveal this beautiful sight of the world you must visit this country. For any kind of queries or comment please comment below.