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About Bhutan

Bhutan is a tiny and a land-locked country surrounded by mountains. It has a total area of about 4,700 sq km. Bhutan is located in the eastern Himalayas, between Tibet to the north, the Indian territories of Assam and West Bengal, to the south and east, and Sikkim to the west. Bhutan is situated in the heart of the high Himalayan mountain range. The sparsely populated Greater Himalayas is bounded to the north by the Tibetan plateau. The heights of over 7,300 meters and extended southward form the fertile valleys of the Lesser Himalayas which is divided by the Wang, Sunkosh, Trongsa and Manas Rivers. Bhutan has remained a hidden Kingdom by choice for many years. It is open for visitors. The Magical Kingdom, Bhutan is also known as the land of the Thunder Dragon. The tourism in Bhutan is considered to be one of the world’s most expensive countries to visit. It is the land of mighty lofty peaks, cascading waterfalls and sparkling streams. When you step into Bhutan, you will see the magical beauty of thickly forested mountains slopes in which roam tigers, red pandas, snow-leopards, musk deer, the Himalayan brown beer, peacocks among others. The Kingdom of Bhutan is also known for its culture, architecture and archery but it was remain isolated for many years, which helped to protect its culture and its natural beauty. Therefore, the country is referred as the Shangri-la of the earth. The Bhutanese call their country to be as Druk Yul, the land of the Thunder Dragon, because of its violent snow storms.

In Bhutan, thunder is believed to be the voices of dragons roaring. Bhutan that remained isolated from the rest of the world for a long time was opened its door to tourists in 1974. It is often called the last Shangri-La, Bhutan today represents last of the Buddhist countries with a rich and pristine culture typical to the Buddhist culture. In about 1200, a monastery was set up called the Druk (Thunder Dragon) with a sect called the Drukpas, named after it. The name and the emblem of the dragon have been associated with Bhutan ever since. The dragon on the flag is white to symbolize purity. The two colors of the flag, divided diagonally, represent spiritual and temporal power within Bhutan. The orange part of the flag represents the Drukpas monasteries and Buddhist religious practice, while the saffron yellow field denotes the secular authority of the dynasty. Regarding the dragon, it represents Druk, the Tibetan name for the kingdom of Bhutan. The jewels clamped in the dragon's claws symbolize wealth. The snarling mouth represents the strength of the male and female deities protecting the country.

The kingdom of Bhutan is an exotic land of high mountains and lush valleys, snow-clad peaks and clear running springs, pristine ecology and an incredible wealth of wildlife. Trekking, hiking or tour in this tiny but amazing country Bhutan is all about discovering the majestic mountains, its unique cultural heritage and the tradition, lifestyle of warm and friendly people residing in Bhutan. The high altitude and the low altitude treks in Bhutan are designed in such a way as to enable magnificent and in-depth views of the beautiful country. The high altitude trekking and tours in northern part of Bhutan is to explore the most challenging and rewarding areas. Bhutan, a magical land inhabited by magical people. While a monk laughing and dancing in the snow at dawn on top of a mountain is beautiful, it is hardly surprising. Here, you feel as if everything is magical and almost anything is possible. The trails are clean, pristine and un spoilt allowing for some of the most exhilarating trekking ever. We provide you with knowledgeable and friendly guides, cooks, porters, assistants and pony handlers to ensure everything you need to enjoy the trek. The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is fast emerging from centuries of self imposed isolation. First opened for tourists in 1974 in regulated manner upon the coronation of present Bhutanese king, this mountain kingdom is still perhaps the world's most exclusive tourists’ destination. All these, features make Bhutan a truly unique destination. An unspoiled country with majestic mountains, a unique cultural heritage preserved for many centuries, an architectural style like no other, a landfill of warm hearted and friendly people, reveals a true paradise in the lost era of the present century.

The Bhutanese have long lived in isolation from the rest of the world, therefore, why they have been able to maintain their cultural and spiritual heritage and belief. You can find the cultural extreme and feel serenity. People here are intensely religious, you can find that majority of people, spinning of prayer wheels and murmuring of mantras and glowing of butter lamps. The monasteries, temples and religious monuments are dotted across the landscape bearing witness to the importance of Buddhism. Bhutan boasts a wealth of biodiversity with almost three quarters of its land area covered by forests. Bhutan has been declared amongst the ten most prominent areas for environmental protection in the world for its rich Himalayan flora and fauna, dazzling snow-capped peaks, lush valleys and unbelievably beautiful rural landscapes. Tour in Bhutan takes you to beautiful Bhutanese countryside where your eyes will be greeted by spectacular sights, rare Bhutanese architecture, incredible Buddhist life-style, and 21st century rural Bhutan. Our more popular tours cover the valleys of Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Wangdue, Trongsa, Bumthang, Mongar and Trashigang and Trashi Yangtse. The most striking features of these tours are annual religious festivals locally called Tshechu. We combine tours with these festivals to make your tours more thrilling and exciting.

Bhutan at a Glance

Bhutan is called Druk Yul, the Land of Thunder Dragon, by its people

The head of the country: King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchukin (2006)

The capital: Thimphu

Prime Minister: Lyonpo Jigme Thinley (2008)

Location: Bordered by China to the north and India to the south

Geography: Spans 18,147 square miles

Population: an estimated 683,000

National sports: Dha, or archery, masked dances depict heroes, demons, animals, and gods

The religion: the state religion is Buddhism standing 75 percent, Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism 25 percent

Languages: Dzongkha (official), Tibetan dialects (among Bhotes), Nepalese dialects (among Nepalese)

Ethnicity/race: Bhote 50 percent, ethnic Nepalese 35 percent, indigenous or migrant tribes 15 percent

Exclusive Bhutan Tour

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Exclusive Bhutan Tour

Bhutan Mountain Joy Tour

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Exotic Bhutan Tour

Bhutan is a land of dzongs and monasteries; monks, majestic mountains and a rich heritage; and an Bhutan Tourarchitectural style like no other on earth and a land full of warm-hearted, friendly people.

Exotic Bhutan Tour