Bhutan is an incredible destination 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.
Trekking is an ultimate adventure activity and the Mountain of Jomolhari will give the best travel experience for endurance travellers. This is the most popular trekking route in Bhutan and as you trek along the emerald forest you will be surrounded by a wide range of beautiful landscapes, fauna and flora. The highlights of this scenic Jomolhari trek are its virgin forest and soaring peaks, you will be passing high pastures where yaks graze and ancient dzongs stand and house red dressed monks that chant prayers. In fact, you can get a spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari from the base camp of the same name as well. Surrounded by splendid desolation, Jomolhari trek offers a unique experience traversing the spellbinding beauty of blue poppies and whispering winds, this trek has something or the other for all kind of trekkers.
We would recommend booking your tickets as soon as you are considering your travel to Bhutan. As the representative, GSA, of Drukair, we will be able to reserve your tickets for up to 30 days or more if you are traveling much later while you plan your itinerary in Bhutan. While tickets are available with the additional of the third A319, most travelers will be traveling on strategic dates such as a long weekend, public holiday, school holiday and festival period in Bhutan. For such peak season, we would recommend planning half a year in advance. If you have much flexibility like traveling on the weekday, it would be fine to plan your trip 1 or 2 months advance. We have handled travel booking with just 1 or 2 weeks notice, but such travelers usually have time and flexibility on their side. notice but such travelers usually have time and flexibility on their side. Read extra details on Druk Air Singapore.
Dochula Pass is a beautiful pass consisting of 108 Chortens or Stupas, built in the memory of the Bhutanese soldiers who died in a war against the insurgents from India. The beautifully built temple and stupas, with the picturesque Gangkar Puensum peak in the background, makes the Dochula Pass one of the most beautiful tourist places in Bhutan. Dochula pass is situated at on the way to Punakha and Thimpu. This very pass is a popular location for every tourist who visits the country. From the pass, you can have a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain range, and you must know the view is very beautiful from the top. You will get to see the snow covered mountains and the amazing backdrop of the place. So many Bhutanese families enjoy their holidays in this area, they have small picnics, and some just come here to enjoy the view. You can have pack your lunch and have tea in a flask and come here to enjoy the food and hot tea.