Bhutan is a tiny kingdom located on the southern slopes of eastern Himalayas in South Asia. It is nestled in the Himalayas between its powerful neighbours, India and China. It is a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, and is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a peaceful country where you can explore the rich ancient cultures, beautiful landscapes and magnificent architecture.
Bhutan, called as Druk Yul by its people, is known as the “Land of the Thunder Dragon”.It is one of the world’s most beautiful, yet mysterious places. Bhutan, being the world’s most eco-friendly country, it has 71 percent of its area under forest cover welcoming a diverse ecosystem of flora and fauna. Bhutan’s constitution mandates the need to keep a minimum of 60 percent of country’s land area under forest cover for all times to come. Bhutan is also the world’s only carbon negative country.
Country has very rich culture where most of its 700,000 people practice Buddhism. This secluded land has a rich history embedded into the society and shows through the festival re-enactments.