Amazingly Unusual Places in Bhutan you cannot Miss

“The greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places and Bhutan is definitely one such paradise.”

There are some places within the world which inspire, excite and makes us awestruck. Then there is Bhutan-the land of Thunder Dragon. Found in the midst of the towering Himalayan ranges, sounds of bells ringing and the spectacular views taken out from a painting. All these magical things can only be found in Bhutan!

Exploring the unexplored

While cities of Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha are often visited by travelers, there are lots of places which are still waiting to be discovered. So, if you want to venture out, then here are some of the unexplored places in Bhutan which can really open your eyes in wonder!

Six secret places you cannot miss out

If you love snow-capped mountains and dense forests, here we are with a list of secret places that will make your trip fabulous.

Lama Tshering Dorji General Shop, Paro

Lama Tshering Dorji General Shop, Paro

When on your Bhutan trip, you must take a trip to this general shop in Paro. This little eye-catching shop is filled with a variety of interesting things. Several souvenirs to take back home:

  • Amulets
  • Prayer Flags
  • Butter Lamps
  • Bamboo Arrows

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Best time: Throughout the year

Philatelic Bureau, Thimphu

Philatelic Bureau, Thimphu

In general, it is just a normal post office which normally has nothing interesting to offer, but this one delivers something unique. So, if you love stamps, then this is an ideal location for you.

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Printing picture price: INR 200

Kila Nunnery, Paro

Kila Nunnery, Paro

Established in the 9th century, it is known to be the oldest nunnery in Bhutan. It is also a meditation site for everyone. With 50 nuns studying here, it is a must visit place in Bhutan.

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Best time: March to May

September to November

Lheunste

Lheunste

If you are looking to enjoy your holiday around picturesque landscapes, then Lheunste must be included. With rugged mountains and spectacular views, Lheunste is an offbeat destination in Bhutan.

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Best time: November to April

Champaca Café, Paro

Champaca Café, Paro

If you are looking for a cozy cafe to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee, then head to Champaca Cafe in Paro. Tucked with tasty eatables, this cafe has a beautiful ambiance.

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Best time: Mainly evening time

Mongar

Mongar

Located between Thimphu and Trashigang, Mongar is a small district of Bhutan. There are many new Dzongs in this place and the scenic surroundings are an added bonus.

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Best time: January to March

October to December

Let’s explore more the beauty of Bhutan with these offbeat places. Have a happy traveling!