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12 Best Things To Do In Bhutan In 2021

It is a smart move to know all the things about the place you are planning to go for a vacation. It saves a lot of time and money and all the unnecessary effort - asking from locals (that too when you don’t know the language) or visiting the tourism office to get info on what you can do in their country to make your vacation memorable.

Here we have talked about - what are the best things to do in Bhutan? Huh! That’s a difficult question but, somehow, we have found the answer.

12 Best Things To Do In Bhutan

Have a look at this ultimate guide to all the incredible things that you can do in Bhutan.

1. Hike to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest Monastery)

The Taktsang Monastery is a must-visit place in Bhutan as it is one of the holiest places for Buddhists. The monastery is hanging from a cliff and it takes around 2-3 hours to reach while hiking. The monastery is situated almost three thousand meters above sea level overlooking the Paro Valley.

2. Pay homage to Buddha Dordenma

Buddha Dordenma is a huge statue of Buddha in a sitting posture. Buddhist people go to this statue for pilgrimage in the Thimphu region of Bhutan. The sculpture is a major attraction for tourists visiting Bhutan. Completed in 2015, it was built to bring prosperity to the country. Don’t forget to hike up behind the Buddha statue to have a look from the top of it.

3. Visit National Memorial Chorten

The National Memorial Chorten is one of the most popular places to visit in Bhutan, period. The National Memorial of Bhutan is a temple that was built in honor of the King of Bhutan. The stupa like structure was completed in 1974 and is a popular tourist attraction for a picnic. Stroll around this memorial and you may get a chance to meet with the King of Bhutan.

4. Try your hand in archery at Changlimithang Stadium

Here, you will find many Bhutanese aiming at the bull’s eye with a bow and arrow because archery is Bhutan’s national sport. Archery competitions are organized now and then that you can attend without any charges, just make sure that you don’t make any noise and disturb the archers’ concentration.

5. Try Bhutanese Cuisine at Simply Bhutan