20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Bhutan.

Bhutan, probably the most amazing country on earth, offers everything from world class hiking, the friendliest people on earth and endless history

the National Museum has in its possession over 3,000 works of Bhutanese art, covering more than 1,500 years of Bhutan's cultural heritage. Its rich holdings of various creative traditions and disciplines, represent a remarkable blend of the past with the present and is a major attraction for local and foreign visitors.
National Museum of Bhutan, located in an old historical Dzong.
A Bhutanese monk flying hes homemade flute in a small monastery.
A Bhutanese monk flying his homemade flute in a small monastery.
The world's biggest sitting Buddha statue is currently being constructed in Bhutans capital Thimphu. The Buddha statue will be 51,5 high and accommondate 125 000 smaller Buddha's inside.
The world’s biggest sitting Buddha statue is currently being constructed in Bhutan’s capital Thimphu. The Buddha statue will be 51,5 high and accommodate 125 000 smaller Buddha’s inside.
Bhutan measures wealth by gauging its citizens' happiness levels,
Bhutan measures wealth by gauging its citizens’ happiness levels, people are smiling and happy everywhere.
Bhutan is the only country in the world that doesn’t have a single traffic light
Bhutan is the only country in the world that doesn’t have a single traffic light
A normal village in Bhutan. So pure and green.
A normal village in western part of the country. So pure and green.
There´s 20 Dzongs around the country, here the remains of Wangdue Phodrang Dzong in western Bhutan.
There´s 20 Dzongs around the country, here the remains of Wangdue Phodrang Dzong.
In far north Bhutan, here in Laya is the traffic by horses, no cars up here. The 3 buildings are all local bars
In far north Bhutan, here in Laya is the traffic by horses, no cars up here. The 3 buildings are all local bars
Archery is the national sport of Bhutan, and still widely played around the country.
Archery is the national sport of Bhutan, and still widely played around the country.
There´s monastery's built into the hardest places, here on the way to the Tiger nest monastery.
There´s monastery’s built into the hardest places, here on the way to the Tiger nest monastery.
Taktsang Palphug Monastery (also known as Tiger's Nest) is the most stunning monastery anywhere in the world.
Taktsang Palphug Monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) is the most stunning monastery anywhere in the world.
Paro Dzong and Bhutan National Museum in Paro Valley. Even the big city's is surrendered by nature and paddy fields.
Paro Dzong and The National Museum in Paro Valley. Even the big cities are surrendered by nature and paddy fields.
A young monk inside Punakha Dzong, the locals are always smiling.
A young monk inside Punakha Dzong, the locals are always smiling.
The1 4th century Iron chain bridge close to Paro.
The1 4th century Iron chain bridge close to Paro.
The most impressive wood frames in the world? Made completely without help of modern tools inside Punakha Dzong.
The most impressive wood frames in the world? Made completely without the help of modern tools inside Punakha Dzong.
Parts of Punakha Dzong, made completely without modern tools and nails.
Parts of Punakha Dzong made completely without modern tools and nails.
Two monks walking across the main square inside Punakha Dzong
Two monks walking across the main square inside Punakha Dzong
The young Layap kid looks a bit worried about the foreigner that just arrived at their nomadic camp. The Layap woman are using the Layaps traditional hat while doing traditional handcraft.
The young Layap kid looks a bit worried about the foreigner that just arrived at their nomadic camp. The Layap woman is using the Layaps traditional hat while doing traditional handcraft.
It´s very common to see fully erected penises painted on house walls in Bhutan.
It´s very common to see fully erected penises painted on house walls in the western part of the country.
It is symbolic of the teachings of Drukpa Kunley, an eccentric saint who travelled in Bhutan
It is symbolic of the teachings of Drukpa Kunley, an eccentric saint who travelled in Bhutan
Dochula Pass is the at 3100m (10171ft) high mountain pass you will have to cross when traveling from Thimphu to the eastern part of Bhutan.
Dochula Pass is the at 3100m (10171ft) high mountain pass you will have to cross when traveling from Thimphu to the eastern part of Bhutan.
20 Comments
  1. Oh wow..these pictures are lovely! Been planning to see Bhutan since quite a long time…wanted to go with my dad but he is always busy *sigh* Already got a tour in mind etc…
    My..the country of happiness..are people really that happy? 🙂

  2. I have dreamed about visiting Bhutan since I saw a National Geographic story when I was just 6 yrs old. I’m 54 now and have to visit Bhutan in thus lifetim .

  3. Great pictures, one of my favourite places too ! I onlyhope that their increased tourism plans do not spoil the place. The fact that in a week we never saw another tourist made it quite unnusual too !

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