Bhutan is a small, landlocked, independent, monarchical South Asian country located at the eastern end of the Himalayas. Bhutan is bordered by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north and the Republic of India to the south and east. The official name of Bhutan is DrukYul, the Land of Thunder Dragon, with the additional nickname DekiDruk (Yul), the Land of the peaceful Thunder Dragon. Bhutanese are deeply religious and practice Mahayana Buddhism. Most of the monasteries are still practicing Vajreyana Buddhism. The Bhutanese revere the tantric guru Padmasambhava, the founder of Himalayan Buddhism in the 8th century.
Bhutan is one of the last biodiversity hotspots in the world. 72% of the country is forested, 60% of the total land area is protected, and it is home to some of the world's rarest and most endangered flora and fauna species, making it an environmentalist's dream. A nation driven by strong environmental preservation policies, Bhutan is now one of the top 10 global hotspots and home to many of the world's magnificent and endangered species of flora and fauna. Hydropower, tourism, and agriculture are the main industries in Bhutan. Bhutan is a paradise with fascinating natural beauty. It is widely depicted as a modern-day Shangri-La. It is the most peaceful and almost crime-free country. Beggars and the homeless hardly exist in Bhutan.
Bhutan is one of the best tourism destinations in South Asia. Less than 50,000 tourists visit the country every year because of the government's policy of 'high value, low impact tourism. According to a global survey by Business Week in 2006, it was evaluated as the happiest country in Asia and the eighth-happiest nation in the world. You can’t sell tobacco, its products are banned, and smoking in public areas is a punishable offense in the country.
Bhutan is often referred to as the “living museum” of the world. We heartily invite all of you to join us on a memorable and wonderful adventure in Bhutan. We can offer you many tours and adventure treks as per your desire and time frame.