Bhutan - Getting to know Punakha

No wonder they kept the winter capital in Punakha for centuries and the monastic order still gravitate here in the winter months! Punakha Valley is a true jaw-dropper, even in a country where most of the scenery can be described as ‘epic’ without exaggeration. As one of the lowest places in Bhutan at (only) 1,200 metres above sea-level, this fertile river valley has a balmy, subtropical climate. You can set aside your fleece, but keep a camera close to hand...

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