When people think of Bhutan, the majority will revive the images of Buddhist monasteries, beautiful mountains and calmness all around and that’s it. Apart from being a destination of beautiful monasteries, this Buddhist country is also gaining popularity as the hot destination for wellness and adventure sports. Nature lovers can really rejoice the fact that there are plenty of interesting activities to satisfy their urge to enjoy the Bhutan adventure tour. Adventure in Bhutan is full of surprises and will be a treat for travelers.
You may be old or young, fit or may be not- this Buddhist country doesn’t care and entertain everyone equally. It is one of the most popular destinations for adventure and has a list of interesting activities that you will be amazed by. From students to couples to the elderly, everyone flocks to this country for a taste of nature, spirituality, and to seek adventure- Bhutan never disappoints.
So, if you are planning a thrilling escapade to Bhutan, here’s a list of the most thrilling adventure activities to enjoy with family and friends during your getaway in this country. Here we go!
- River Rafting- Best Recreational Outdoor Activities
Out of all adventure activities in Bhutan, river rafting in Po Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers is probably the one that got all the fame as an adventurous destination. Also known as whitewater rafting, this activity comes in various levels of extremity and involves battling the treacherous waves of the river. The best part of seeking this adventure tour in Bhutan is going through the rapids around the Punakha Dzong, the old capital and royal residence before moving to Thimphu. It is one of the best and exciting Bhutan water sports one can enjoy on their vacation.
- Trekking and camping- For a fun experience
For mountaineers, the Himalayas of Bhutan are quite inviting and are a mix of adventure and fun. Visitors go for trekking in Bhutan through the various trails that run through the mountains. The Jumolhari trek is one of the most popular adventure activities among tourists visiting the country and offers amazing views of the Jumolhari peak as well as the views of flora and fauna of the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. This is also one of the best treks to soak in the serene nature of Bhutan.
- Kayaking- For water lovers
One of the most rejuvenating adventure activities in Bhutan is Kayaking which allows the participants to navigate the waters in a small kayak (boat) wherever they want. The rivers in Bhutan like Wang Chhu, Sunkosh, Mangde Chhu, Kuri Chhu, and many others give kayakers the opportunities to immerse themselves in the wilderness of Bhutan.
These adventurous activities in Bhutan are a welcome addition to the heritage and regional tours which offer conventional ways to explore the country. So, now you know that thrill and adventure never end in Bhutan, it’s high time to plan an adventure trip to Bhutan in 2020 with your buddies.