The Burning Lake

Member Tsho is one of the sacred pilgrimage sites of Bhutan where Pema Lingpa found the treasures hidden by Guru Padsambhava and thus became a terton, a ‘discoverer of religious treasures’. The importance of this site is indicated by the extensive array of prayer flags and the small clay offering …..

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Chimi Lhakhang

Chimi Lhakhang is situated on a hillock in the centre of the valley, is dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley, who in the late 15th century used humour, songs and outrageous behaviour to dramatize his teachings and due to this also known as ‘Divine Madman’. This temple is also known as …..

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Floating Goddess

A magical and memorable day begins with a drive up the peaceful Do Chhu (river) Valley, up a rough track past tiny hamlets to the trailhead. Deep in ancient forest we follow the rushing course of the Do Chhu deeper into this remote and untouched valley – very few foreigners …..

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Dochu La Pass

Dochu La Pass (10,130ft/3,088m) is one hour drive from Thimphu and on a clear day, one can get a good  view of the Eastern Himalayas, including Bhutan’s highest mountain, Gangkar Punsum, 24,770ft/7,550m and the  following peaks (left to right): Masagang (7,158m), Tsendegang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m), Jejegangphugang (7,158m), Kangphugang (7,170m), Zongaphugang …..

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Takin Reserve

To see the rare national animal of Bhutan. Takin is a vulnerable species with the sum of the subspecies on the engendered list. It is a rare animal found only in Bhutan, Nepal, Burma and China. This animal is chosen as the national animal of Bhutan for its uniqueness and …..

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Kuensel Phodrang, Big Buddha Point

Bhutan is having largest and tallest statue of Lord Buddha. Perhaps it will also become the eight wonder of the world. The 51m (169ft) Buddha Dordenma made of bronze, symbolizing indestructibility, will be overlooking the capital city of Bhutan. The statue will accommodate 100,000 statues of eight-inch and 25,000 statues …..

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Thimphu

Thimphu has been the capital of Bhutan since 1955. It is the centre of government, religion and commerce. The harmonious mix of modern development with ancient traditions makes it a unique town. It is homes to the civil servants, expatriates and the monk body and maintains a strong national character …..

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