Thimphu (Bhutan)


Region in Bhutan
Thimphu Map

Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu, outlined with slopes leading to immaculate views and monasteries perched on the hillside, contains a charming combination of traditional and contemporary vibes, making it the perfect place to come back to after adventuring. Thimphu’s valley encompasses an array of activities worth trying, from treks to climbs to casual sightseeing. Do yourself a favour and let the sights and culture layering this town envelop you!

Thimphu may be Bhutan’s most modern city, providing a brief break from the rural trails and slanted hillsides, but its outdoorsy location will manipulate you into forgetting about the contemporary, alluring you back to the sloped paths cradling the region. Most of the outdoor activities in this area will have you interacting with monks, admiring monasteries, and reveling in fresh air.

Back in the city, visitors will fall in love with the authenticity spanning this city. It's easy to see that the locals will never completely abandon their foundation, their culture. Plus, Thimphu follows its own rules—the city refuses to conform. Fun fact: this is the only capital city on Earth that doesn’t use traffic lights.

Whenever you’re done exploring for the day, you can enjoy the nightclubs, restaurants, and shops spanning this city. The raw, innocent beauty sweeping Thimphu, paired with its exceptional location tailor-made for outdoor explorers, makes this town a must-visit destination.

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