The largest city and capital of Bhutan, Thimphu is a spectacular place and one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Asia. It is spread over the western slopes of the Wang Chhu River Valley. The city exhibits unspoiled natural beauty that is surrounded with forests that make this place look greener and more beautiful. August to October is the best time to visit Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Try and plan your Bhutan trip around local festivals as it opens a whole new window to the exciting Bhutanese culture.
The capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu is the largest in the whole of the kingdom. It is a beautiful and peaceful place to visit while on a holiday in Bhutan. It is the modern city in Bhutan wherein you can find a large number of restaurants, internet cafes, nightclubs and shopping centers. The city retains its cultural identity and values amidst the signs of modernization. It is one of the few towns in Bhutan that have been equipped with ATM banking facilities and is a good place to stock up some currency notes.
One of the most salient features of Thimphu is that it is the only capital in the world that does not use traffic lights. The juxtaposition of ancient tradition and modernity make Thimphu an ideal location for tourists to break away from the hustle bustle of the daily life.