Thimphu, Bhutan

Thimphu, Bhutan

Thimpu is the capital of the Himalayan nation of Bhutan. Bhutan is a unique country that runs on the concept of the Gross National Happiness index. It is a Buddhist state and the citizens deeply imbibe the tenets of their faith even in their daily lives. Through the years it has relaxed on some of their policies regarding the influx of tourists into the country.

It is a splendidly beautiful country steeped in tradition, culture and history all of which is reflected in the day to day lives of the citizens of the country. If possible it would be a bonus if you tried to book your holiday around one of their festivals. The Bhutanese take their festivals very seriously and there is much singing and dancing accompanied with the festivities. Not to mention that their traditional dances are should not be missed by anyone.

Thimphu is home to some of the most exquisite places to visit and see. Their art centres with traditional Buddhist paintings and sculptures is a wonder of its own. There are the local monasteries and the national weaving school that should be on your to do list.

The views are spectacular and the people warm and friendly. What are you waiting for?