Bhutan is an incredible location to visit, a magical ancient kingdom with beautiful scenery and a fantastic history. Punakha Dzong: This dzong is sometimes also called the ‘palace of great happiness and bliss’. It is the administrative centre of the Punakha District. This is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan and is a famous grand and majestic structure. This was the seat of government for Bhutan until the capital moved to Thimpu in 1955.
Kayaking is yet another adventure sport in Bhutan after rafting that catches the eyes of adrenaline junkies. The river tributaries in Bhutan provide a variety of courses for both, amateur as well as veteran kayakers. And the Paro River locally known as Paro Chhu offers a heady mix of rapids where one can enjoy the thrill of the river as well as enjoy the beautiful forest and the attractive Paro Dzong which makes a picturesque sight. Despite the tourism in water adventure sport being rather new in Bhutan, it is enjoyed by every tourist visiting this country. With the rivers’ currents slowly changing from slow to fast, it gives a perfect opportunity to traverse and encountering the fort, meandering forests, rare birds and finally savouring the adrenaline rush in the white water raft Paro Chhu offers.
Druk national carrier of the Royal Government of Bhutan and we will lift you over the mountains in either an Airbus A319 or an ATR 42-500. Our flights come out of nine cities, and we are expanding our hubs to accommodate the growing number of tourists who want to experience this country. We will treat you like royalty, and your flight will be an as much pleasure for you as serving you is a pleasure for us. Come and be our guest as Drukair brings you to a land that time seems to have forgotten but you will never forget. Discover extra details at Druk Air Singapore.
Based on the theme of the villages in Bhutan, Simply Bhutan is a beautiful museum that takes the travelers through the various facets of the country and thus it is one of the best tourist places in Bhutan. From the smiling people to the authentic cuisine, and from the age-old traditions to the live cultural performance, witness the best of Bhutan at this wonderful museum. Experience the best of Bhutan culture under one roof in this museum. Get to know about the lives of the country people, their traditional clothes, food, mud huts, and so many things. If you like you can always buy some souvenirs from the shops here and have a snack at the little restaurants. Apart from Punakha Dzong, what makes Punakha a popular tourist attraction is the Punakha suspension bridge. It is built over the Po Chhu river. It is one of the longest suspension bridges in Bhutan, spanning 160 m. It connects Punakha town with Punakha Dzong. Draped with prayer flags, it is a delight for photographers. Walking on it will by far be one of your most adventurous experiences.