The kingdom of Bhutan is has a rich and glorious history. Through the dynasties that have ruled the country, it has always retained the essence of Buddhist cultures and traditions. From the beautiful Memorial Chorten to the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, the country has remarkable historical monuments which signify the art and architecture of the past age with grace. Bhutan Historical Tour is for those who love to know the history of Buddhism and country itself.
Experience life in the capital city, Thimpu where the people are renowned for their hospitality. The glorious fort of Tashichho Dzong is located in this city. As you visit this fort which also serves as a monastery, you will notice the beautiful architecture and the paintings around the walls which depict a story from history. The Memorial Chorten is also a remarkable landmark which was built in the memory of Late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk.
As you move through your tour, you will also come across the National Library which consists of precious ancient books and writings. You will also witness the collection of Thangkha paintings this library has amassed over the years. A Thangka is a traditional Tibetan Buddhist painting which is famous for its vibrant colors and intense detailing.
As you travel through cities like Punakha and Paro, you will also witness the grandeur of numerous high mountains this kingdom of hills has to offer. From mountains such as Tsendagang to Zongphugang, you will see marvelous views of such high mountains. Punakha Dzong, a majestic structure, is one of the most important historical structure, known to be amongst the oldest and largest Dzong to be built in the country.
Index Adventure has brought forth this trip to give to the enriching experience of the history of Bhutan equipped with well-informed guides. Bhutan Historical Tour has been planned to obtain maximum efficiency in travel and costs. Index Adventure hopes that this will be a worthwhile experience and also take pleasure in hoping that you will join us in further endeavors as well.
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