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Folk Heritage Museum Has Wonderful Collection of Materials Depicting Bhutanese Culture

By Adolf Jamie Subscribe to RSS | March 23rd 2012 | Views:

Bhutan tour is of greater significance, because approach to this place was possible only by foot only until 1960, however there are well laid roads today to reach Bhutan, apart from the scope of flying by Druk Air.

Western Bhutan, which is composed of six districts of Thimphu, Paro, Haa, Wangdue Phodrang, Punakha and Gasa, having many places of interest, such as

•Dochula pass, lying between Punakha and Thimphu, from which place the tourist can have a beautiful 360 degree view of Himalayas, besides seeing the awe inspiring Druk Wangyal Chortens – 108 stupa built by the eldest of the Queen Mothers Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk.

•Folk Heritage Museum, established in 2001 exhibiting material with the fragrance of Bhutanic culture, apart from arranging for demonstrations depicting Bhutanese rural traditions, skills, habits and customs, fulfilling the Bhutan tourist’s desire to know about Bhutan and its lifestyles.

•Gasa, the northern most district of the country offers the visitor the most exciting spots to enjoy during Bhutan tourism such as Gasa Dzong the defending barrack of those days, Laya Village where one can do night trekking, and few other spots.

•Haa, supposed to be the valley Guardian Spirit, the Ancestral home of the Royal Grandmother and the Dorji family, where the members of Bhutan tour can visit places like Wanchulo Dzong and Dobji Dzong , Tagchu Goemba, Shekhar Drak, Lhakhang Karpo and Nagpo, and few other spots.

•Paro, providing the cultural Bonanza of Bhutan, where the tourist can see Drukgyel Dzong’s remains telling stories of Wars that Bhutan had to fight, Rinpung Dzong the fortress of heap of jewels, Ta Dzong the wonderful watch tower, ancient temple Kyichu Lhakhang, Dzongdrakha temple built on the cliffs above Bondey village and few other exciting places

•Punakha, the ethereal ancient Capital of Bhutan from 1637 to 1907, offers many spots of interest

•Taktsang Monastery, located on a high cliff and built in the seventeenth century, it is also referred as Tiger’s nest, people mentioning that without visiting this place Bhutan tour is never complete

•Thimpu, situated at an altitude of 2400 m, offers intriguing experience at National Memorial Chorten, which literally means seat of faith and Buddhists calling it Mind of Buddha

•Wangdue Phodrang, the land of ornamental Speech or Lozeys, offering beautiful sights at Wangdue Phodrang Dzong stretched along the hilltop, the temple Sha Radap, the 17th century quiet Monastery Gangtey Goemba, and few other spots.

Bhutan tourism has authorized a number of travel agencies to conduct Bhutan tours, besides popular travel agencies offering Bhutan tour packages, which include airfare, local travel expenses and accommodation, online booking of which travel one can do by visiting the Websites of various travel agents.

Adolf Jamie - About Author:
Bhutan Tourism - MakeMyTrip is the one stop destination for Bhutan Holidays & Bhutan tourism packages with wide range of Holiday Package deals. Bhutan is famous spot for tourism as provides various tourist attractions for people for their Bhutan Holidays.

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