An empire known for its GNH (Gross National Happiness), this part of heaven is just as well-known for its unspoiled beauty and culture. While you can discover all the popular places in Bhutan during your trip, you can also select offbeat tracks, goods and cafeterias for a more varied break.
A list of offbeat places here which you can add to your itinerary.
Haa is located to the south-west of Paro and is the tiniest of the districts in Bhutan. It is also one of the most attractive places in Bhutan with lots of earliest holy places, beautiful setting and a rich inheritance.
Grasp your rucksack and discover Haa on foot. This is one the best dwellings in Bhutan for clicking photos.
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Champaca Café, Paro
If you’re looking for a comfortable and petite café to relish a delightful cup of coffee while chewing on delicious snacks, head to Champaca Café for your food and other eatables you would like to munch. With a status for good grub at pocket-friendly prices, it’s just the place to unwind in after a long day of sightseeing.
Lama Tshering Dorji General Shop, Paro
This incomprehensible stock shop is choc-a-bloc with a diversity of stimulating things. From good luck charm and prediction dice to prayer flags, butter lamps and incense, this little store stocks everything spiritual.
You can also buy souvenirs for yourself to take back home.
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Bird-watchers and nature fans must trek to the Phobjikha, a bow-shaped ice-cold valley positioned on the slopes of the Black Mountains, right on the boundary of the Jigme Singye Wang chuck National Park.
Flocks of black-necked cranes spend the winters here, making the place an important wildlife sanctuary in Bhutan. While here, you can also spot wild animals like the sambar deer, barking deer, Himalayan black bear, red foxes and leopards.
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Dumtseg Lhakhang, Paro
This uncommon place of worship looks fairly like a chorten. Built in 1433 by Thangtong Gyalpo, an iron-bridge constructor, the route to the temple is lined with some of the best frescoes in Bhutan.
As the myth goes, the temple was established to pacify a demons, and is one of the most stimulating pieces of architecture to explore in Bhutan.
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