Bhutan

Bhutan

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“The Land of Thunder Dragon”, “The Land of Temples and Fortresses”, “The Last Place on the Roof of the World”, whatever name is used to describe Bhutan, all is backed up by its mythical beauty and an isolated, yet rich culture. From Monasteries to Fortresses, from Monarchy to cultural aristocracy, name it and you will find it in abundance in the mythical land of Bhutan.

Bhutan or the officially called as Kingdom of Bhutan is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern end of Himalayas. Apart from the profusion of natural beauties, Bhutan has an abundance of manmade wonders including various monasteries and fortresses such as Taktsang Lhakhang (also known as Tiger’s Nest), Kurje Lhakhang, Chime Lhakhang and Tashicho Dzong (also known as Fortress of Glorious Religion).

The tourists from around the world visit Bhutan every year in large numbers to admire its mystical charm and to create a long lived memory of this majestic landlocked country.

Country Bhutan
Visa requirementsOn Arrival
Languages spokenDzongkha, Nepali, Tshangla
Currency usedBhutanese Ngultrum
Area (km2)38,394

General Info

Country/Capital Bhutan/Thimphu
Altitude And Co-ordinates of Capital 2,350m (7,710ft), 27.4667° N 89.6417° E
Activities Camping, Trekking, Bird Watching, Wildlife Photography, Skiing, Rafting, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Biking, Expeditions, Mountain Biking.
Places To Visit National Memorial Chorten, Dochu Laa Pass, Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), Gangtey Monastery, Tashicho Dzong, Kurje Lhakhang, Trongsa Dzong, Punakha Dzong, Motithang Takin Preserve, Thimphu Centenary Farmers Weekend Market, Trashichho Dzong, Jakar Dzong
Country Phone Code +975
Area 38,394 square kms
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Culture and history info

Due to its mystical beauty and harmony as a mark of existence, Bhutan is called as “The Last Shangri La on Earth”. Shangri La depicts a harmonious and a mystical land with breathtaking beauty and culture. Bhutan is estimated to be inhabited in 2000 BC and mainly follows Buddhism and Hinduism as its religion. Bhutan is a cultural paradise isolated from the influence of modernization of the world and it is its cultural heritage that drags huge chunks of tourists towards it. The unique dresses, cuisines and architecture are a few elements of the cultural heritage of Bhutan.Culture and history image

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Bhutan Biking Trip 10D/9N

Bhutan Biking Trip 10D/9N

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