15 Nov, 2023
5 reasons why Bhutan should be your next solo travel destination? | Girls-only Trip to Bhutan
Are you looking to your horizon of travelling and want to take your solo trip to a vibrant and bustling place out of India? We have a place in mind that will be perfect for your new year rendezvous. The mystical kingdom of Bhutan is the perfect getaway for all the travel junkies. Nestled amidst the mighty Himalayas, this country has become a hot spot for tourists in India. A journey through the magical and breathtaking lands of this country would surely be a good start to get yourself introduced to the happy country! If you are still unconvinced, we have listed down 5 undeniable reasons for you to take a solo trip to Bhutan which will be a life-changing experience.
Enter without the hassle of a Visa
You can visit this majestical country without worrying about the hassle of Visa documentation. This also allows you to plan your visit at the last minute with no prior planning. Indian nationals need only a valid ID and two passport-size color photographs to get permits to Bhutan. Saving you both time and money, this destination should be added to your bucket list for that reason alone but if you need some more convincing, we have a few more to go.
Ancient Heritage and Culture
The Bhutanese have slowly and steadily marched towards progress but they have always been grounded in their beliefs and traditions. When you take this women-only trip to Bhutan, you will observe that the people of Bhutan are required to wear the traditional Bhutanese attire whenever they visit any official/religious/judicial premises in Bhutan. This not only keeps the tradition alive but also instills a sense of integrity and cultural pride in the people. Also, experts in various arts and crafts such as textiles, paintings, sculptures, paper making, wood carving, sword making, and bamboo crafts, Bhutanese rely a lot on their traditional arts and crafts for their livelihood.
Wonderful Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
One of the most significant and iconic monasteries of Bhutan, the Tiger’s Nest Monastery is a Buddhist temple complex perched on a clifftop in Paro Valley. A popular legend states that Guru Rinpoche fled from Tibet on the back of a tigress and flew to this exact location. When you take a female-only trip to Bhutan during New years, the trek is filled with snow and the mountains look all pristine white. When you stand on the edge of the cliff and take a view of the snow-covered mountains amidst the clear blue sky, a sense of calmness and peace presides over you. Taking a trip to Bhutan during the year-end, allows you to the coming year with a fresh perspective.
Relish the Bhutanese delicacies
Bhutanese food is unlike any other food you’ll ever eat. The land of Thunder Dragon is not only famous for its miraculous views but also prides itself in possessing very unique and delectable food options. Take a girls-only trip to Bhutan and dive into the amazing and lesser-known cuisine of Bhutan. The authentic Bhutanese food dishes although have some crossovers, especially with Tibet. Dig into some of the most famous dishes of Bhutan like the Ema Datshi, shamu datshi, paksha paa (if you are fond of pork), sikam paa, and many others. Along with all these traditional dishes, popular dishes like momos are also widely available. So satiate the foodie in you and enjoy all the amazing and unique dishes of Bhutan.
The Place of Happiness
Proudly embracing the philosophy of “Gross National Happiness”, Bhutan is one of the happiest countries in the world. It is one of the few nations that lays more prominence on the prosperity and happiness of its populace than rapid economic growth. This unique philosophy has even been recognized on an international level by the United Nations. Take a women-only trip to Bhutan and you will realize how safe and at peace you feel at most of the places. The social equality between men and women is also at par in the country. Truly, a terrific reason to visit one of the happiest countries in the world!
Along with all these reasons, the abundant natural beauty filled with breathtaking landscapes, ancient Buddhist temples, fluttering prayer flags, and happy faces is all set to convince you to take a trip to Bhutan. For this new year take a break, relax, and take a journey through the wonderful land of Bhutan. If you want to take a solo trip to Bhutan but are not able to take the leap, join us on this adventure that we have planned for the new year and take a girls-only trip to Bhutan with Jugni.