Paro is a quaint little town in Bhutan situated on the banks of Paro Chhu. This pretty town houses Bhutan’s only airport and is a popular tourist destination. The place strikes an imposing picture with traditional architecture and richly decorated structures against the backdrop of the Eastern Himalayas. Trekking and adventure tours in Paro are a much popular activity undertaken by most nature lovers and seasoned trekkers. Every adventure enthusiast, visiting Bhutan should not miss the Dochula Pass trek which is one of the most beautiful spots to undertake hiking adventures. The Pass gives one amazing views of the majestic snow covered Himalayan ranges. Enjoy rafting adventures and camp in the scenic valleys of Punakha, located by the Mo Chu River.. Paro town is situated at the backdrop of magnanimous mountains with a crystalline river that meanders down the valley. Paro is situated in the widest valley of Bhutan. Around Bumthang near Paro in Tang Valley, a selective number of Wind horse ranchers provide enjoyable horse ride treks along scenic trails and villages for both tourists, as well as adventure lovers.
The central plaza of the Paro town houses a large prayer wheel and an amphitheatre where festivals and concerts are often organized. Paro is a great place for vacations as it boasts of a myriad of tourist attractions. There are over 155 monasteries and temples in Paro that attract a lot of tourists. The fort of Zuri Dzong, also frequented by most tourists is well protected by a bridge and double walls, this five storey building is an example of fine Bhutanese architecture. Paro’s weekend market will serve as a great walking tour, which is a great place to shop for some unique local products, like the organic Tsirang honey and the local speciality called Khoo i.e, squares of dried jelly cow skin. Check out the best adventure tours in Paro for a truly enjoyable and fun vacation.