Bhutan, the mystic Himalayan kingdom is the last Shangri-la on this earth is bordered by its great neighbours, India and China. It is only one third of the size of Nepal, but slightly larger than Switzerland. Bhutan is known to the world by several names such as the 'the Last Shangri-La' or 'the Last Place on the Roof of the World'. Though the original name from the time of Marco Polo was 'Bootan', the natives prefer to call their country as 'Druk Yul', or the 'Land of the Peaceful Thunder Dragon'. It is one of the most sought after travel destinations today. Bhutan is a nation with the most intact and protected environment, aculture and tradition that defies the onslaught of time, the youngest democracy gifted from the monarchy itself, and much more. The land of the thunder dragon kingdom is a trekker’s paradise and an environmentalist’s dream. With 72 percent of the country under forest cover, Bhutan’s pristine ecology is home to rare and endangered flora and fauna.
This spiritual land is the last bastion of the Vajrayana school of Mahayana Buddhism which provides the essence of a unique identity for the 750,000 people. Bhutan is a unique blend of the old and new. It is a country, gradually opening up to the modern world in a fine balance with its ancient traditions. Those fortunate enough to visit Bhutan describe it as a unique, deeply spiritual and mystical experience. This kingdom is an adventure like no other.
A journey to Bhutan is a trip back in time a science feast of grand views, Wild Flowers and birdlife are interspersed with glimps of a tranquil and exotic lifestyle and heightened by a rich pageant of festivals. From the leisurely Druk Path to the arduous Snowman Trek, Bhutan is a paradise for walkers.
As the world gets ever smaller, frontiers are vanishing and once-remote enclaves become Everyman’s potential holiday destination.
Geography has played a large part in preserving the country’s isolation. Along the border with tibet to the north soars the snow wall of the Great Himalayas, a world of lost valleys, remotes passes and mountain pastures gazed in summer by the yak herds of scatteres semi-nomadic tribes. A steamy tropical forest patrolled by elephant, deer and tigers cuts the Southern Duras Plain off from the Indian provinces of Assam and West Bengal. Within a day’s walk you can pass through a series of micro-climates from sub tropicalrice and banana plantations to alpine grasslands. In the central reagions, mountain spurs create barries between the more densely populated river vallys running from North to South.
The major attractions of Bhutan:
Generally Bhutan is known for sustainable and eco-tourism with high emphasis to protecting its fragile environment and cultural abundance that forms the core tourism products. Comparing to the past couple of decades Bhutan now offers diverse tourism activities and Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) have been actively involved in creative tourism product development. The major attractions of Bhutan are classified as:
- Adventure Activity: This includes all range treks including one of the toughest trek in the world, the snowman trek which last for 25 days just on trek. As of today, there are more than 20 established trekking routes offering wide rage choice to suite the individual interest. Besides, mountain biking, river rafting, hiking, motor biking etc. also form the main adventure offerings.
- Cultural Activity: Basically, cultural activities encompass visit to museums and heritage sites such as temples, monasteries and giant fortress reveling the history of different eras. In addition, authentic experience through interaction with local farmers, home stay activities and many more forms the basis of cultural tour activities.
- Nature Activity: Bhutan nature tour is broadly classified into botanical and nature photography. Bhutan is listed in top ten biological hot spot in south Asia with diverse flora and fauna species with some of the endangered species records.
- Festival Events:Religious festival is the only major events that Bhutan has to offer to the offshore guests and by majority, spring and autumns marks this festive time. Religious festival happens in almost all the places in Bhutan to honor Guru Rinpoche, the precious master who introduced Buddhism in the eighth century in Bhutan.
- Textile Tour: Bhutan is known for its unique textile splendor and eastern Bhutan is well known for the textile production.
- Others: Beside these, there are numerous activities that can be performed in Bhutan like cultural exchange tour, weeding ceremony, honeymoon holiday, golf tour, meeting and conference, filming tour etc.
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