The Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan lies between India and Tibet. The Himalayas protect Bhutan from the rest of the world leaving it blissfully untouched. It has a relatively small population of 700,000 people approximately. Most of the population still prefer living in small villages and follow the traditions of their forefathers. Known as Druk Yul or Land of Thunder Dragon, Bhutan is one of the most beautiful places, protected fiercely by its people. The religion followed in this country is Buddhism since the 7th century. After Buddhism, Hinduism is the second largest religion followed by the people. Capital of Bhutan is Thimphu, which is the largest city of the country. In 2007, Bhutan became a constitutional monarchy and held its first general elections. Bhutan is a member of United Nations and SAARC. Bhutan is developing more day by day.
Bhutan is blessed richly with its natural resources, fauna and flora. More than 72% of the area is still covered by forests. The country is listed in top 10 bio-diversity hot spots. It has a great variety of species of birds and animals and is a home to number of medicinal plants and orchids. It is a country which has a number of myths and legends to it. It has a mysterious aura to it. With high mountains, beautiful forests, intriguing history, untouched heritage, friendly people, clean and pure air, Bhutan is one of the best tourist’s spots in the world.
Bhutan provides the tourists with amazing and fun filled activities. With it being surrounded by mountains, trekking is a popular activity here and therefore people of other nations love trips to Bhutan. Treks are arranged to different areas and an instructor is provided for. All safety measures are followed by the agencies arranging the treks during Bhutan Trips. Besides trekking, a tour to all the places of historical importance as well as other places is also organized. The government is constantly working towards preserving the culture and traditions of the country. Because of its unspoiled heritage and culture, the country is also known as the Shangri-la. The tourists also get to see various seasonal and religious festivals.
Bhutan is one of the most sought after tourist spots. The government in order to preserve the natural beauty and the culture has stringent tourism policies. The currency of the country is ngultrum. Its value is fixed to Indian rupee. Bhutan is accessible to other countries through airways and roadways. The traveling agencies help the tourists in making hotel or motel reservations for making their Butan Trip enjoyable. Food is generally included in the travel packages. The Bhutanese tourism policies are based on the principle of sustainability that is it should be environmentally, culturally, and economically friendly. Trips to Bhutan can be highly enjoyable with the service offered by the tourism firms in this country.