Some places in the world provide natural comfort and satisfaction from routine life, and one such place is Bhutan. It is described by Lonely Planet with 3 “M”s, i.e., Monasteries, Mountains and Magic. Bhutan is situated in the heart of the highest mountain range in the world, Himalayas. So while packing for a trip to Bhutan make sure to take warm clothing and layers with you. Also, pack summer attires with you because there is warm weather in cities like Thimphu and Paro. Travel Line UK providing you the Tickets to Paro Bhutan from London Heathrow.
Trek to Taktshang Goemba:
It is also known as Tiger’s Nest Monastery, located over 3000 meters above the ground on one side of a cliff. It is said that the royal couple, Prince William and Kate Middleton took 3+ hours by foot to reach up to the monastery. Guru Padmasambhava meditated in a cane near this monastery for 3 years, 3 months, 3 weeks and 3 days In the 8th century. Gradually the monastery was built in 1692 when Buddhism was introduced to Bhutan.
Join the Festival Celebrations:
A religious festival named Tshechumening “Tenth Day” is celebrated in the whole of Bhutan in different monasteries, temples, and dzongs. The local people of Bhutan enjoy this festival by wearing colorful mask dances accompanied by traditional dance. It helps them in getting blessings from their elders and socializing. Many of these masks are imitating the life of Guru Padmasambhava while other covers hold a special meaning and story. The traveling during the festival days gets hectic, so it is recommended to book your journey at least six months earlier.
Cycle downhill from Chele La Pass:
The worth doing work in Punakha Valley-the land closer to sea level is cycling through the countryside and passing through the local villages. You will get to see some narrow roads where it is impossible to take your car. You need to drive your car at the height of 3800 meters above the ground level to the top of Chele La. At this point, you will witness beautiful Himalayan peaks covered with snow. Gradually you will descend from the summit to ParoCalley, at a descent of 36km downwards.
In the whole Himalayas, the most beautiful and attractive treks in Bhutan is the Snowman Trek. It is considered to be the problematic trek in the world due to its distance, duration, and altitude. Many people prefer to climb Mount Everest than going for this impossible quest. Many of them who goes on this trek return from half due to height sickness. Along the trek, you will experience prominent peaks like GangkarPuensum, Jichu Drake, Masangana, Jumolhari, and Tiger Mountain. The trek continues to move towards the northern Bhutan crossing almost 13 huge mountain passes as high as 5000m.
Camping in the Himalayan Mountains:
Druk Path Trek is one of the most renowned and original treks in Bhutan. It offers marvelous views of valleys and mountains in its route with some eye-catching lakes. The trek starts in Paro with an approximate elevation gain of 4000 meters above sea level. At night times your guide will arrange a tent for you under the unpolluted and clear sky at an elevation of 1000 meters. From here you can have breathtaking a view of the Paro valley with massive snow capped mountains.