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  • The Tiger’s Nest (Taktshang Goemba) Hike up to Bhutan’s most famous monastery and pilgrimage site, clinging to the cliffs high above the Paro Valley
  • Kyichu Lhakhang, Upper Paro Valley 1,300-year-old Tibetan-style temple, built to subdue a troublesome demoness and packed with religious treasures
  • Paro Tsechu Spectacular costumes, masked monk dances and unrivalled photo opportunities characterise this wildly popular springtime festival
  • Thimphu Browse the weekend market, take in some archery, touch a takin (the national animal) and explore Bhutan’s only ‘city’
  • Punakha Dzong, Western Bhutan The country’s former winter capital and its most beautiful dzong. Visit in spring to see the purple jacaranda flowers in bloom
  • Bumthang Valley Leave the car behind and hike from monastery to monastery in this charming valley of saints, miracles and pilgrims
  • Trekking Follow a train of yaks though ancient forests to high-altitude pastures and chat with the locals over superb Himalayan views