Explore Bhutan with Our Exceptional Tour Packages
Discover the Magic with Bhutan Tour Packages
Experience the enchantment of Bhutan with our exceptional Bhutan Tour Packages. Explore this mystical kingdom, immerse yourself in its rich culture, and witness its natural wonders. Discover Bhutan – where happiness is not just a word; it’s a way of life.
Bhutan – The Last Shangri-la
Nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is a land like no other. Here, Vajrayana Buddhism is not just a religion; it’s a way of life. Often referred to as “The Last Shangri-la” and renowned for its concept of Gross National Happiness, Bhutan offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Whether you’re captivated by the majestic Himalayas, the serene rice fields, or the ancient monasteries, Bhutan has something for every traveler’s soul.
Explore Bhutan’s Vibrant Cities
Thimphu: As the capital city, Thimphu is the heart of Bhutan. Here, modernity and tradition coexist harmoniously. Explore its vibrant markets, traditional architecture, and immerse yourself in Bhutanese culture.
Paro: Home to Bhutan’s only international airport, Paro welcomes visitors with its lush landscapes and historic sites. Don’t miss the iconic Taktsang Monastery, also known as the Tiger’s Nest.
Phuentsholing: This Indo-Bhutan border town is an important entry point into Bhutan from India. Experience the unique blend of cultures in this gateway city.
Bhutan at a Glance
- Location: Eastern Himalayas, bordered by China to the north and India to the east, west, and south.
- Area: 38,398 sq. km.
- Altitude: Ranges from 180 m to 7,550 m above sea level.
- Population: Approximately 800,000
- Capital: Thimphu
- Local Time: 6 hours ahead of GMT & 30 minutes ahead of IST.
- Religion: Mahayana Buddhism & Hinduism.
Best Time to Explore Bhutan
Bhutan experiences four distinct seasons: spring, monsoon, autumn, and winter. For the best experience, plan your visit during:
- Spring: Late February to the end of March
- Autumn: September to November
If you’re a flower enthusiast, May, June, and July offer breathtaking blooms. For stunning mountain views and pleasant weather, visit in November, December, January, or February.
- National Tree: Cyprus (Cupresses Corneyana)
- National Flower: Blue Poppy (Mecanopsis Grandis)
- National Animal: Takin (Budorcas Taxicolor)
- National Bird: Raven (Corvus Corax Tibetanus)
- National Day: December 17th, commemorating the coronation of Gongsar Ughen Wangchuk as the first King of Bhutan
- National Dress: Gho for Men & Kira for Women
- National Sports: Archery
- Currency: Ngultrum, equivalent to the Indian Rupee
Experience Bhutanese Culture
Bhutanese people are renowned for their friendliness and hospitality. Linguistically, they are divided into three sub-groups: Sharchops, Ngalong, and Lhotshampa.
Food: Bhutan’s cuisine includes red rice, buckwheat, wheat, maize, pork, beef, chicken, yak meat, cheese, and chilies (as a vegetable, not just a spice).
Arts & Crafts: Bhutan is known for its bronze, silver, and metal handicrafts. Sculpting religious figures is a common practice.
Architecture: Bhutan’s Dzongs, or fortress-monasteries, showcase exquisite architecture with tapering walls, large courtyards, and beautiful galleries.
Living Culture: Dzongs host annual traditional festivals (tsechus), spanning 3-4 days, featuring colorful and well-choreographed mask dances. Dates vary each year due to the lunar calendar.
Explore Bhutan with Our Tour Packages
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