Slideshow: Celebrating Bhutan's Wild Rhododendron Blooms

Images of Bhutan's annual wild rhododendron blooms. Scroll down for caption details. Looking for a journey featuring rhododendrons? Please see our annual itinerary Bhutan in the Time of Rhododendrons

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1. Mute Explosions

If you’re considering travel in the spring Bhutan’s wild rhododendrons are the thing to see. Each year from March to May they arrive and flower, setting off mute explosions of scarlet, cream, gold and white ruffles across the slopes of the mighty Himalayas.

By Karma Dorji


Bhutan's annual rhododendron blooms light up the countryside. Himalayan rhododendrons are legendary and Bhutan has some of the best. Inspired? See dates and prices for our upcoming Rhododendron journey Celebrating Bhutan's Rhododendrons; also available as a feature article: The magnificence and the madness of Bhutan's wild rhododendron blooms.

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