10 Souvenirs to Take Back from your Bhutan Trip

Author: Shivani Subba
Date: 2019-12-06

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10 Souvenirs to Take Back from your Bhutan Trip

Situated right next to the Indian Embassy and the local Immigration office below Norzin Lam, is an alley decked with a single row of 70-80 bamboo huts. Taking a walk through it will open you up to the world of traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan such as thangka paintings (Buddhist paintings on silk with appliqué) to Chubus (silk lanterns) that adorn monasteries across the nation. You may even catch a glimpse of an artisan at work. Ms. Sonam Lhamu’s shop (No. 13) has an eclectic mix of crafts, textiles, and interesting traditional musical instruments such as Drangyen (a Bhutanese lute) and Nga (drums used during traditional occasions). There is also a wide assortment of souvenirs that you can pick from all along the crafts market.

Here are 10 items that you could take back as souvenirs from your Bhutan Trip –