Phuentsholing is in fact a busy town with happenings of various business and tourists waiting for their permits to travel and explore the rarest places of Bhutan. The geographical feature of phuntsholing is rather a plain landscape with hot and humid summer and pleasant winter. Because of this, Phuentsholing has made its starting point for an adventurous journey to relish the untainted Himalayan beauty.
The buzzing Phuentsholing town has its own charisma and the sight of uphill winding paved road, leading towards the capital city Thimphu through the lush green woods befriend by exhilarating scene and natural species. Accordingly, during your visit to Phuentsholing, you will see the bustling streets build with the traditional Bhutanese archicture blended with the modern infrastructure. It has few places within easy walking distance from Bhutan Gate which may hype the interest of tourists, the famous one being Amo Chuu crocodile breeding centre.
Apart from being the breeding ground of crocodile Amo Chuu, commonly known as the Torsha River, is a favorite spot for fisherman and picnickers. The fascinating jungle that lies close by to Amo Chuu river is swarm with wild animals and birds making it a perfect place for sight seeing of some flora and fauna of subtropical region. There are few sacred religious centers in Phuentsholing which showcases the astounding artistic craftsmanship and traditional skills of Bhutanese people like Karbandi Monastery, which is said to have magical power that shower blessing upon childless couple.
Best time to visit Phuentsholing
Each season has its own charm to relish in Phuentsholing. But last spring (April to May) when surrounding valley is bursting with the vibrant color riot of blooming flora and autumn season (October to November) when the weather is pleasant and soothing is considered the best time to visit Phuentsholing