Largest and the capital city of the Kingdom of Bhutan, Thimphu is in its transformational phase, moving towards modernization. But in no way does this imply that the valley has lost its natural charm or shed off the country's ideals of natural conservatism. As the political, economic and cultural focal point of the kingdom, this city has several places for tourists to stop by. Apart from the monasteries dotting its landscape, there are many restaurants, bars and cafes as well to offer you a leisurely time.
The best way to explore the intriguing beauty of Bhutan is to strike a balance in your itinerary between the old and the new. You can travel around numerous religious places like the National Memorial Chorten, explore the kingdom’s past at the museums or simply relax in the exotic parks and preserves. Other ways to recreate here would be to shop for handicrafts and gorge on sumptuous Bhutanese delicacies.