Bhutan - Travel Information
Bhutan it's known by many names: "The Land of Peaceful Thunder Dragon", "The Forbidden Kingdom", "Southern Valley of Medicinal Herbs". Bhutan is known hidden in the eastern folds of the Himalayas. The 18,000 sq miles, (47,000 sq.km ) area of Bhutan is bordered by Tibet in the north, Sikkim in the west and indian in the east. A Shangri-La, with magnificent beauty, lavish in its display of spectular monastries and forts known as Dzongs and with exceptional thrilling landscapes. Step into Bhutan, and you see the magical beauty Thickly forested mountains slopes in which roam tigers, red pandas, snow leopards, musk deer, the Himalayan Brown Bear etc.
A mystical kingdom inhabited by proud people steeped in religion and myth and most spell-binding music and dance. It holds many surprises and a visit to the country is a splended adventure. It is often compared to Switzerland, not only because many parts of Bhutan look like Swiss Alps, with green hills, houses that look like chalets and snow peaks sticking out of nowhere. So be it for a picnic by the banks of a crystal river or a day trek to an ancient monastery, a sightseeing trip or a cultural tour, or just a day spent browsing through the town shopping foreign goods, Bhutan has it all and more.
Bhutan Travel Guide
Fairs and Festivals
The festivals in Bhutan are colourful and joyous affairs. They are also very important to the Bhutanese and are an essential part of their lives. These festivals are celebrations of faith, legends, myths and history of Bhutan in ancient rituals of colourful dance and music....
Druk-Air – the airlines of Bhutan
Druk-Air is the only airline that operates from Paro in Bhutan to Bangkok in Thailand, Calcutta & Delhi in India, Dhaka in Bangladesh and Kathmandu in Nepal. We will assist you in preparing the Druk-Air sectors, purchasing and sending you the Tickets.
All Bhutanese art, dance, drama and music has its roots in the Buddhist religion. Bhutanese arts and crafts have been undergoing a period of revival in recent years. According to their tradition, the arts are concerned with interpreting values rather than describing facts.
All animals in Bhutan are protected by Buddhist ethic that prohibits killing. There are asian elephants, clouded leopard, golden langur, musk deer, pangolin, tiger, wild buffalo, red panda etc.