Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, is located 54km away from Paro Airport. It is the political and economic centre of Bhutan.
It is one of the two capital cities in the world that does not have traffic lights.
A weekend market is held in Thimphu on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Do take this chance to buy chillies and fresh vegetables that can be prepared in your hotel.
Where the King has his office and his palace a short walk away from the historic fortress.
Built in 1620, the first monk body was established here.
Take a short walk through the preserve to see Bhutan's national animal—the takin.
A weekend market where you can find fresh, organic local produce from all over the country, and a huge variety of fragrant incense powder—some made from special ingredients which can be found only at high altitudes.
Commonly referred to as the "Big Buddha", it overlooks the Thimphu Valley at 51.5m tall. There are 125,000 smaller Buddha statues within the statue.
Uses the daphne plant to make paper.
The world’s most beautiful stamps.
In a traditional yet modern setting, Hotel Bhutan provides simple and comfortable accommodation for all travellers.View Gallery >
Bhutan Suites is a cosy boutique hotel featuring 15 spacious suite rooms. All rooms have Wi-Fi access, under floor heating, high-quality bedding, separate bedroom and living space. It serves a fantastic range of vegetarian food.View Gallery >
Located 10 minutes away from the city, Khang Residency is a premium-serviced apartment which features large and spacious bedrooms.View Gallery >
Taj Tashi Hotel, under Taj Hotels, is a 5-star hotel located in Thimphu. It has 66 elegant guest rooms, with breathtaking views of the mountains, which rise above Thimphu Valley. Wi-Fi is complimentary in common areas, and payable in bedrooms.View Gallery >
Amankora Thimphu is one of the 5 luxurious lodges in Bhutan under Aman Resorts. The lodge in Thimphu, is located close to the royal precincts. A night here includes all meals and beverages, except premium alcohol, laundry, and shoe-cleaning services. Wi-Fi is available in all rooms.View Gallery >
Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, is located 54km away from Paro Airport. It is the political and economic centre of Bhutan. >
Punakha was previously the capital of Bhutan until 1955 when it was moved to Thimphu. It is one of the warmest valleys due to its lower elevation of 1,300m above… >
Paro is home to the only international airport and the oldest temple in the kingdom—Kyichu Lhakhang. >
Phobjikha Valley, also known as Gangtey, is a quiet and remote glacial valley located on the western slopes of the Black Mountains at an elevation of 3,000m. >