Punakha is a pristine city that served as an ancient capital of Bhutan from 1637 to 1955. Both the rivers are the life line of the serene province, whose unpolluted waters imbues the fertility and the prosperity of the region. Punakha is one of the rice bowl valleys of Bhutan, where both red and white rice are grown twice a year. Punakha Bhutan is fairly bequeathed with the warmer weather as in comparison to many other places in the Dragon kingdom. This riverside town is notable for the up-country aura it renders. Punakha holds its prominence as the winter residence for the monk body and secures a significant position in the Bhutanese history. Profusely blessed with natureís grandeur and tranquility, it is one of the most coveted destination for the nature enthusiasts & adrenaline junkies worldwide.