Bhutan provides the perfect platform for a lustful tour plan. Why not combine a tour of Bhutan’s cultural highlights with an outdoor adventure experience. Options include white water river rafting the Class II and IV rapids east of Punakha, cycling through mixed forests, pastures, and villages, as well challenging treks and hiking and walking through meadows and valleys dotted with medieval villages. Read More
Bhutanese architecture is a significant feature of the Bhutanese identity. Traditional shapes, colors and patterns are universally applied to all forms of buildings, which are also usually decorated with various religious patterns and animals. The best examples of traditional Bhutanese architecture can be seen in Dongs (fortresses), Lhakhangs (temples), monasteries, shortens, palaces and bridges. Read More
Bhutan is one of the last remaining biodiversity hotspots in the world, forest cover has now increased to over 72% of the country, with 60% of the country under protection
Bhutan’s spectacular environment is recognized as one of the world’s ten most important biodiversity hot spots. Its subtropical southern forests feature elephant, tiger, buffalo and deer whilst the high Himalayas have blue sheep, snow leopard, yak, takin. The Kingdom harbors 770 and more counting species Read More
The stunning Bhutan Himalayan peaks are permanently snow covered, and tower over its dense forests, alpine meadows, lush valleys and rushing streams. Bhutan hold mountain that reach between 5,000-7,000m (16,000-23,000ft) in height, and are in the range to Mount Everest, becoming sibling to tallest mountain. The best way to really experience these landscapes is to incorporate a trek into your itinerary.
The Bhutan monarchy was formed in 1907 under the kingship of the First King Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuk after the dual system. The King of Bhutan is formally known as the Druk Gyalpo, the Dragon King. The 5th Druk Gyalpo, King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck was enthroned in 2008. The legacy of the Wangchuck dynasty is one of peace and progress.