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.

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Best Season:Jan , Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Popular Location: Jakar Dzong, Kurjey Lhakhang, Jambay Lhakhang, Chumey Handloom, Jhampa Lhakhang, Tamsing Lhangkhang, Membar Tsho, Ura Valley,

Tours in Bumthang

Bhutan Tours
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Self-Drive Central Bhutan Adventure

10 Days , 9 Nights

Bhutan, the secret Shangri la or the Land of the Peaceful Thunder Dragon is the best-kept secret in the travel industry. Due to its relative isolation, the country is not known to the outside world and until 1960, western visitors…

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Paro Festival
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Paro Festival Tour

11 Days-10 Nights

It is said that the chipdrel ceremony of escorting the chief abbot of the monk body, Penlop and the mask dances are introduced by Penlop Dawa Penjor. Penlop Tshering Penjor is also said to have introduced many Peling chams such…

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Festivals in Bhutan
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Jambay Lhakhang Festival Tour

10 Days, 9 Nights

Jambay Lhakhang Drub is one of the most important festivals which are held in the premises of Jambay Temple which was built in 7 century and to honor Guru Rinpoche (who introduced Tantric form of Buddhism in Bhutan). The main…

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