Scenic beauty of Punakha Thimphu Highway in Bhutan.

Souvik By Souvik, 29th Aug 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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The article speaks about the scenic beauty of the Punakha Thimphu highway in Bhutan, the Himalayan country of Asia.

The Punakha Thimphu Highway is beautiful.

The Punakha Thimphu Highway is beautiful in Bhutan. Many Indians go to visit Bhutan as it is a neighbouring country of India in Asia.

Punakha is a beautiful city.

Punakha is a beautiful city. It was the capital city of Bhutan before Thimphu became the capital of Bhutan.

The Highway.

The Highway reaches the visitors from Punakha to Thimphu and visitors enjoy the scenery of the place very well.


There is beautiful greenery all around the highway. Visitors sometime stop in the place to see the beautiful greenery.

Pine trees.

The forests are filled with pine trees, fir trees and other alpine vegetation which are available in Himalayas.

Cold weather.

The cold weather encourages the visitors to come out of their vehicles and take the fresh air of the forests.

Bright sun.

The sunshine is bright and very pleasant during June in Bhutan. Visitors come to visit the hilly area during this time of the year.


The topography of Bhutan is very nice. The hills are situated adjacent to each other. The Highway is in between them.


The heart beat in this part of the year is going to increase at more than 7500 feet above sea level where the highway is situated.


Due to the existence of the greenery, the air in the place is very fresh. Visitors can regain their health in the weather.


A number of traffic is found in the highway. A number of times landslides occur, so in quick time the roads require repair.


The road department in short time takes the task of repairing the roads as they are indispensable for transport between Punakha and Thimphu.


The white clouds in the sky is the added attraction in addition to the hills, the greenery and pure atmosphere of the place.

Entrance of Thimphu.

There are man-made structures which show the entrance of city of Thimphu which are also worth mentioning.

Visitors should use the highway.

Visitors should use the highway between Punakha to Thimphu when they travel to Bhutan because the 4 hours journey is very pleasant.


Asia, Bhutan, India, Punakha, Thimphu

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author avatar Souvik
29th Aug 2012 (#)

During summer, travelling across the highways in Bhutan is a pleasant experience.
Souvik Chatterji.

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