Bhutan - Thimphu (PDF Chapter)

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The capital of one of the world’s most intriguing destinations, Thimphu combines a natural small-town feel with a new commercial exuberance that constantly challenges the country’s natural conservatism and Shangri La image.

  • roam the peaceful courtyard of the grand and serene Trashi Chhoe Dzong fortress
  • maps
  • plunge into Thimphu’s pungent and bustling ‘weekend market’ for incense and artefacts
  • transport
  • hike through whispering pines to the serene solitude of Tango Goemba Buddhist college, or combine a visit with a hike to nearby Drolay Goemba or Cheri Goemba
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.

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