Start your adventure at Kurje Lhakhang, a monastery dating back to the 1600s, the place where Buddhist saint Guru Rimpoche once meditated. Proceed to Tamshing Lhakhang, a stunning temple containing beautiful paintings historic paintings depicting the country’s ancient culture and heritage. Explore Chendebji Chorten, a religious building that is believed to be constructed to subdue evil spirits. Visit the Watchtower of Trongsa Museum, an ancient tower dating back to the Wangchuck dynasty, known for its beautiful architectural styles and for offering great insights into the political history of Bhutan. Become a part of incredible cultural festivals such as the annual Nomad’s Festival, the Matsutake Mushroom Festival and Tshechus.
Once you are done with the cultural and historical excess of Central Bhutan, soothe your soul with the natural beauty on display. The region is home to vast expanses of sub-tropical forests, and you get to see all types of plants and animals here. The Thrumshingla National Park is your best bet of discovering the more exotic animal species of Bhutan such as the red panda and the Royal Bengal tiger. Common bird sightings include the rufous-necked hornbill, ward’s trogon, rufous-throated Wren-babbler and the Chestnut-breasted Partridge.