Top Attractions in Bumthang
Bumthang which lies in between elevation of 2600m-4000m is often described as the spiritual heartland of the kingdom and having many monasteries . There are numerous monasteries and spiritual sites in this charming valley where history and mythology help to bring alive much of Bhutan’s culture and traditions. Bumthang is a picturesque valley of beautiful houses, and fields of buckwheat, barley and apples.
A strong sense of spirituality pervades the atmosphere and, at auspicious times of the year, the valley resounds with the chants of the spiritual community as temples all over offer prayers for the well-being of all sentient beings.
Some of the well-known temples include Kurjey Lhakhang (associated with Guru to Bhutan and Tibet), Jambay Lhakhang (dating from the 8th century) and the historic Jakar Dzong.
Bumthang’s tsechus are well –known and even its small local festivals are a privilege to attend to catch and insight of the culture and spirit of Bhutan.