Bhutan is a beautiful Himalayan country enriched with authentic Bhutanese culture and Buddhist religion. Located in between giant nations like China and India, Bhutan is an exotic travel destination where you can experience traditional people happy with their traditional lifestyle and unique culture. The pristine Himalayan landscape, snow-capped mountains, ancient forests, and charming traditional villages are the major attractions. The old fortress, dzongs, and artistic monasteries intensify the glory of this Bhutanese land. Besides, handicrafts, classic art, culture, songs, and dances are acts not to be missed. No wonder it’s called the Last Shangrila.
Bhutan has a preserved ecosystem. The tourism policy is strict, and even there is a law that states that 60 percent of Bhutan should remain forest even for future generations. The undisturbed forests of Bhutan are home to many rare species of floras, faunas, birds, and butterflies. The main must-visit cities here are Paro, Thimpu, and Punakha. You can explore the cultural heritage and natural glory of fabulous places in these cities.
World Alpine Treks has many tours and trekking packages to Bhutan. You can pick any one of them as per your travel needs and preference. If you want any customized tours to Bhutan, please let us know. We are ready for your service at any time.
Some interesting things about Bhutan
- The country has no traffic lights
- Smoking and tobacco products are illegal
- Hunting and fishing are strictly prohibited (however catch and release is accepted)
- It is forbidden to climb up to high peaks. It is considered that it is the place where spirit dwells
- Employees must wear traditional attire – gho robe for men and Kira for women
- Bhutan has a strict tourism policy. Only a limited number of tourists are allowed to visit this country each year. They have a minimum spending threshold.
- There is an interesting law. According to the law, at least 60 percent of the total area of the country should be forests for all future generations.
- The forested area of Bhutan is above 70 percent of the total area of the country.