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Things to do in Bhutan

Top things to do in Nepal Tibet Bhutan

Nepal Nepal is known as the land of soaring Himalayan peaks, medieval palaces, ancient Hindu and Buddhist shrines. This tiny Himalayan nation is home to 8 of the 14 highest peaks in the world, including Mount Everest or Sagarmatha (as the locals call it), the highest peak in the world. Apart from the mighty eight-thousanders, several 7000 and 6000-meter peaks flank the country’s borders from east to west making it a veritable paradise for climbers, trekkers and thrill seekers. Most of the tourists looking for a Himalayan adventure opt for either trekking or climbing in Nepal. The numerous mountain trails weaving through the foothills of soaring Himalayan mountains offer trek...

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Hiking in Bhutan

Bhutan is one of the greenest countries in the world. This hidden Himalayan kingdom abounds in verdant hills, rich pastures and mountains covered by forests. There are hiking trails that takes you past the amazing Bhutanese countryside and traverses hills and dense forests. Walk past the lush paddy fields and traditional villages to secluded monasteries perched above a hill or a ridge. Enjoy majestic views of the Himalayan peaks (Jomolhari, Black Mountains, Gangkhar Puensam etc.) by hiking to popular vantage points. Some popular trails for day hikes in Bhutan include those leading to Tiger’s Nest or Taktsang Monastery, Lungchutse Lakhang (from Dochu La), Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chort...

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Archery (Dha)

Archery is the national sport of Bhutan. Known as ‘dha’ it is also a popular pastime most Bhutanese men engage in. If you are in Bhutan you will find an archery range in every locality where local competitions are held. While the men, armed with their bows and arrows, try to hit the bull’s eye, women gather around and cheer for the team they are supporting. A hit on the target is followed by loud whoops and singing and dancing by the winning team. Shooters stand at a distance of about 140 metres and hit the target. While the traditional bamboo bows and arrows are still used, the younger generation of archers can be seen wielding the modern carbonite bows. Khuru or game o...

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