• Hiking

    Bjela Dzong, first campsite in the Druk Path Trek

    Located at an altitude of approximately 3400m, it features a small fortress (Dzong) on a ridge between the valleys of Paro and Thimphu. This was the only path connecting the two valleys prior to the construction of motor roads in the country. Travelers often took shelter at this temple in the olden days. There are multiple routes to reach this place from both the valleys. From Thimphu, there is a small unpaved road that leads till the base of the Dzong, which starts from the Jemina. If you’re taking this route, drive till Chimithangkha lhakhang and take the road towards…

  • Roadtrip

    Merak, home of the Brokpas

    Merak – Sakteng, the twin villages that all Bhutanese hear about yet remains a mystery to most of us. I always thought that the two are located right next to each other as they share the same outfits and unique…

  • Hiking

    Lungchu tsey, short hike from Dochula

    Dochula is one of the most popular places to visit on the Thimphu-Wangdue highway, primarily due to the iconic 108 stupas along with majestic views on clear days. For people who’ve lived in Thimphu, it is pretty rare to have…

  • Roadtrip

    Phobjikha, a nature lovers’ paradise

    A very famous weekend getaway spot in Bhutan, well deserving of all the attention it gets. Whether you’re a tourist or a local, a trip to Phobjikha is definitely a must, especially if you’re looking for gram-worthy photos. In the…

  • Hiking

    Cycling/ biking trails in Thimphu

    Is it just me or has cycling become the new trend these days, especially with the pandemic situation going on globally? With the restriction on clubbing, parties and gatherings, I guess people have a lot less options for entertainment now.…

  • Cafe

    Cafe Review: Meraki by Yangchen (Cafe and Patisserie)

    Location: Thori Plaza, opposite to Hotel Damisa, Kawajangsa Beautiful place, perfect lighting and an amazing ambience. It has two stories with ample space outside as well. The place has a very warm vibe and is the perfect location for insta-worthy…

  • Hoka Tsho in Punakha

    Kabji Hokatsho, the lake that never overflows.

    There is a legend about a lake in Punakha that never overflows as it is continuously drained through an opening created by the deity residing in it; believed to have been created as a result of a demon threatening to…

  • First glimpse of Chokhortse lhakhang

    Chokhortse and Wangditse, two mini hikes in Thimphu

    If you are looking for a light hike in Thimphu, a trip to Chokhortse and Wangditse are your best bet. Located at about a 40 min and 30 min walk respectively from the base point, Sangaygang; they are the perfect…

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