Overview of Bhutan Tour
Plenty of travelers want to explore the breathtaking mountains and valleys of this astonishing country for Bhutan tour . Bhutan travel industry is on the principle of sustainability. Meaning it must be environmentally friendly, socially, and also culturally acceptable, and economically viable.
Bhutan tourism is not that old, The people of Bhutan are still are very much agrarian mountain people with one foot planted in their deeply spiritual past. We will travel this amazing land by visiting monasteries, monks, yaks Buddhist areas, and many more. The country has its own charms to the scenes of rural life. culture and its spirituality.
Bhutan is the happiest country in the world, you will see everyone has a mobile phone, monks have laptop lots of branded cars in Thimpu and Paro but still you will feel the rural village there, Bhutan Tour offers cultural tours, hiking, best trekking, walking, For the family travelers it has a lot of offer from visiting the museums, handicrafts shops, hiking to Tiger’s Nest and street shopping. For the senior citizens or children, you can get to leisurely walks to the famous historical sites to Thimpu and Paro.
For the young, couple, and solo travelers Bhutan tour has a lot to offers. Climbing up to worship at monasteries is a spiritually enriching experience and once there, you can marvel at the Buddhist murals and find peace in the serene chanting of monks. You could even trek up to see wild flora and fauna – the fields, the flowers, with the magnificent view of the Himalayas. You can also get the cultural experience the country has many dramatic festivals with locals dressed up and monks who all gather together and dance in its streets.
Visit Bhutan’s historical, cultural, and religious sites
Moreover, you will then go to Bhutan’s historical, cultural, and religious sites. Also, visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country, and Drugyal Dzong. The next day, We will drive to the capital city of Bhutan, Thimpu. Enjoy a full day of sightseeing, including a visit to the National Memorial Chorten, National Textile Museum, the Folk Heritage Museum, and School of Traditional Painting of Arts and Craft. In addition to that, the National Library, the Traditional Paper Factory, Folk Heritage Museum, the majestic Tashichodzong, and the Simtokha Dzong.
The complete Bhutan tour for 5 days is designed to cover all the famous sightseeing destinations and hazard to peer outstanding artifacts of regular Bhutanese tradition and historical spots. Along with that, Bhutan Glimpse Tour offers you glimpses of the breath-taking view of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, and other well-known Himalayan peaks consisting of the sacred Jumolhari and Mount Jichu Drake in Bhutan.
In Bhutan tour 4 days, We will also drive to the Paro valley to visit Drukgyel Dzong/Kyi-chu Lhakhang. Therefore Hike to Taktsang Gompa (Tiger’s Nest Monastery). During this tour, We are also going to see the 200-year-old Watch Tower (Ta-Dzong), including the ruins of the historical Drugyel High School. Consequently, enjoying Bhutanese hospitality and culture.
Enjoy the Spectacular view on Bhutan cultural tour
You can see the spectacular mountain views of the high Himalayas from the pass to Punakha. In addition to that, pass through dense forests of Oak and Rhododendron trees, reaching Gangtey (Phubjika) and to Paro. Moreover, enjoy the beauty of the silvery Pa Chu (Paro river) flowing down the valley, the Paro Dzong (fortress), and Ta Dzong (watchtower) incomparable. With a visit to the famous Taktsang Gompa (Tiger’s Nest Monastery), Bhutan cultural tour ends. This program offers a rare opportunity to savor the different cultures and customs of unique valleys.
So, in this way, you will finish your memorable Bhutan tour with lots of memories and new leanings. Therefore, It will make you completely aware of the Bhutan cultural tour, and your holidays will be utilized in the best way.
Visit the Dzongs, Monasteries sand Fortresses
Our Bhutan cultural tour covers all the places of cultural importance which include dzongs, monasteries, fortresses, temples, landmarks, museums, and also the sacred sites. Furthermore, The art and architecture manifested in the monasteries, dzongs, and temples reflect the richness of art amongst Bhutanese people.
Many festivals are celebrated by Bhutanese people like Tshechu, black naked crane festival, nomad festival, takin festival, Ha valley festival, etc. all the festivals are celebrated with great joy. People are dressed in their traditional attire which is quite colorful. So, is the costume of monks the yellow and maroon clothing looks charming! The masked dances, plays, dramas, acts, prayers throughout the festival are very unique and overwhelming aspects of the Bhutanese festival.
Bhutan Luxury tour
Bhutan Luxury Tour is more promising, abundant, available, and exceptional. In our tour, we use elegant and highly rated resorts/ hotels traditionally designed in typical Bhutanese style. Situated in its remote locations overlooking majestic mountains. lush trees, breathtaking landscapes, rivers, and total wilderness. It encourages guests to cozy up on the couch with a cup of coffee to enjoy the view outside. Visitors are allowed easy access to all surroundings and nature. It helps ensure the visitor’s total privacy. Bhutan is best for those who wanted peace of mind.
Bhutan luxury tour takes you into Bhutan’s rich culture, adventurous treks, sports, magical fortresses, and festivals. this tour can be tailor-made to suit your needs. You can choose from a wide range of cultural tours, meditation tours, adventurous treks, and sports in Bhutan. You can also modify the duration of your trip to your liking.
Stay in a highly rated hotel in Bhutan luxury tour
Wherever you choose to travel, the Bhutan luxury tour allows you to spend a comfortable, quality time during your tour. We will make your moments that are authentic, innovative, and unforgettable.
Bhutan Luxury Tours offers luxury accommodations, luxury transports, and adventures to suit your requirements. Bhutan provides more than expected.
Some of the top-rated 5-star hotels/ resorts in Bhutan are such as Aman, Zhiwaling, Le Meridien, and Uma in Paro. Uma in Punakha. Tashi Taj Hotel, Le Meridian, and Terma linca in Thimphu. and there are many more. Visitors can also access facilities like swimming, hot-bath, Gym, massaging, and room heaters. (known as Bukhari made in Bhutan) during the cold season. These hotels cater to every need from Internet services to inter-continental, food items, exceptional cuisine. and unlimited dining. guests can also enjoy the interior design of these luxurious infrastructures and receive an appealing mood. You can also feel at home and at ease. Visitors can leisurely enjoy all the privileges and advantages of the Bhutan Luxury Tour.
Bhutan tourism fees
The Bhutan tourism fees for foreigners except for Indians, Bangladeshi and Maldives citizens is USD 250 per person per day in the high season. In the Low season USD 200 per person per day. It is on 3-star standard hotels. If you like to stay in a 5-star hotel the fees are from USD 450 to USD 600 per day. Now it is also mandatory for tourists from India, Bangladesh, and the Maldives to pay a fee of Rs 1,200 per day for developing its tourism facilities and infrastructure. Bhutan Government has opted for a high-value low impact tourism policy. They are against the worst effect of mass tourism. That’s why Bhutan tours are expensive and if you stay resort and 5-star hotel in our Bhutan luxury tour it is more expensive.
Traveling to Bhutan
To get into Bhutan, it requires travelers to contact a registered Bhutanese tour operator or their international agents. Bhutan travel is not allowing without having an organized tour, arranged by the registered tour operators. Otherwise, the visa will also be denied. The tour operator will work out the itinerary. And once the itinerary has been ready, you have booked your Bhutan tour.
Once the visa is ready, the tour operator will forward the visa clearance letter. This will send to the immigration control points at Paro Airport and the land border crossing points. You should show the clearance letter to the immigration officials, upon your arrival at the Paro Airport. Then the immigration officials will stamp your visa.
Bhutan Druk path tour
Bhutan Druk path tour one of the best your and trek in Bhutan, emulating a wild trail past a few remote lakes. This amazing tour connects the valleys of Paro and Thimpu emulating the old exchanging course between the principal towns in Bhutan. Throughout the succeeding 11 days Druk path trekking of Bhutan, we move above the tree-line and cross a few passes, including the Phume La (4210m). As portrayed by Lonely Planet-“In spite of the fact that it is a short trek, it still goes to a high height making it tolerably strenuous.” This beautiful Druk path tour takes us over the mountains dividing Paro and Thimphu passes through blue-pine wild forests, elevated lake, and rhododendrons woodlands.
This Bhutan tour leads visitors through the Paro Valley to Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu. Notwithstanding places in Paro, Thimpu, and Punakha, an alternate interest terminus is the holy valley of Bumthang. The beautiful head to Bumthang takes you through areas bountiful in verdure and a few glorious mountain passes and spots of incredible recorded vitality.
The trek then follows an edge midget rhododendron and pine, passing an arrangement of little lakes before heading up above the tree line. Bhutan Durk trek hot Spring tour takes after the Chamkhar Chhu and timberland of Spruce hemlock cypress juniper and maple. On the way, the encompassing mountains might be seen. Tsachu is Hot spring. So you need to unwind time in Tsachu.
Birding tour in Bhutan
Bhutan birding tour takes us in the most exceptional birdwatching in the Himalayas with spectacular scenery. Bhutan has about 770 species of birds, Which makes us this country birding paradise and the ultimate destination for the birdwatcher and bird lovers around the world. Furthermore, over 60% of the land is still forested, and 26% of the area is protected as National Parks. We can watch a variety of birds that are impossible or difficult to see anywhere else.
Bird watching Bhutan tour is a splendid experience, as it is a significant part of the high biodiversity conservation hot spot Eastern Himalayan hotspots. Besides, the migrations of hundreds of species accentuate the diversity of birdlife of Bhutan. As a result, Bhutan birding tour takes the place like Paro, Thimpu, Punakha, Trongsa, Zhemgang, etc. hold specialty for the birding tour in Bhutan. In addition to that, wintertime brings numerous species down to lower altitudes, including accentors, rosefinches, grosbeaks, snow pigeons, and pheasants such as the satyr tragopan, the Himalayan monal, and the blood pheasant.
The most diverse areas of bird habitats ever found in Bhutan tour
Bird-watching tours in Bhutan can be found from the cold alpine regions of the north to the sweltering tropics of the south. Bhutan has the best geography the variant altitudes with its most diverse areas of bird habitats ever found in a single country. Most widely known are the Black Neck Cranes. A rare and endangered crane holds a special place in folklore and Bhutanese hearts. To injure a Black Neck Crane and any other birds in Bhutan are going to prison for a lifetime. We can see the blue whistling-thrush, yellow, blue magpie, the wall-creeper, white-capped water redstarts, spotted nutcracker in the pine forest, and the red-billed choughs on the roofs on the dzongs.
Birds represent peace and freedom. And ultimately, isn’t that is what humans want? So, why not spend some of your precious time watching these immensely beautiful birds. They add beauty to this world. And sue for various reasons, many rare birds are becoming extinct day by day. In such a crucial time, Bhutan provides the best way to observe a variety of such birds in a single place.
In this Bhutan birding tour, you will be spending time in various places like Thimpu, Punakha, Trongsa, etc. This trip is not just for pleasure. It is also the best way to collect information about these birds. And, also it is a great way to carry out various kinds of researches about the birds. And the best time spends with rare species and beautiful nature. You can look at our Nepal bit watching package.
Bhutan’s climate ranges from tropical in the south, to temperate in the center of the country, too cold in the north, and as much of your adventure in the Himalayas, it will be quite unpredictable. The weather is cold from December to February. But is a beautifully clear and dry time in Western Bhutan. Late December through mid-February is the period of the heaviest snowfall in the higher elevations and offseason for the Bhutan tour. Spring season remains sunny for most of the time, but still morning and evening turn a bit chilly where you require wearing warm clothes. The summer season is hot in Bhutan and good for Bhutan tours and travel.
Bhutan Southern part is tropical and quite warm. Also, The east of Bhutan is warmer than the west of the country. The Punakha valley, Wangdiphodrang, Mongar, Tashigang, and Lhuntshi enjoy a semi-tropical climate with very cool winters, while Thimphu, Tongsa, and Bumthang have a temperate climate, with monsoon rains in the summer and snow-fall in winter. Winter in Bhutan is from mid-November until mid-March, and at this time of year, the climate is dry, with a daytime temperature of 16-19 degrees centigrade (with sunshine and clear skies) and the nighttime temperature falling below zero.
Normally the monsoon getting a start in Bhutan is from mid-June and not a very good time for a Bhutan tour, with the rain falling mainly in the afternoons and evenings. Autumn starts at the end of September. Many visitors want to travel at this time. This is the magnificent season for trekking-lasting until mid-November. Autumn is the best time for the Bhutan tour, you can join our package from Nepal.
Everyone who wanted to visit and do the Bhutan tour needs a tourist visa. Except for passport holders from India, Bangladesh, and the Maldives, everyone. Above the Himalaya, trekking will arrange your Bhutan visa. The Bhutan visa process is different and quite hard but we will get it for you. There is no need to send your original passport, Just send your passport copy. Your passport must validity for 6 months from the date of travel. After we get your visa to apply and get a paper visa, If you do the tour from Kathmandu Nepal you can get here or we will send it straight to your email.
Weather & Clothing in Bhutan
October, November has pleasant weather, daytime is warm and night is chilly. The Winter December, January, February are very cold, especially during mornings and evenings, and you need to bring enough warm clothes. From March the weather starts getting warm and Spring are coming. While the months of April, May, June, July, August, and September are warmer. The rainy season is from June till August so the rain can come at any time so you need a raincoat and rain jacket for traveling this time. So the best time for our Bhutan tour is the Autumn Spring season.
Dress Code for Bhutan tour
Bhutanese people are dress up more formally when they visit the Dzongs, and temples, They also expect the same from foreigners, So you can wear casual dress jeans, trousers. The revealing tight clothing is not appreciated.
You can wear long pants (even if jeans), shirts with full sleeves, and more formal skirts below the knees when you visit those places. Also, Hats and shoes are not permitted inside Dzongs and temples.
Electricity and charging plugs
Bhutan’s electricity is 230 volts 50 hertz. Electrical outlets in Bhutan accept 3 types of plug, The three round pins arranged in a triangle, Another one is two round pins, and two parallel flat pins with ground pins. You can easily buy the adapter plugs in the local grocery stores in Paro and Thimphu.
Money in Bhutan
for your Bhutan tour and travel, you need extra money for your shopping and personal expenses. Bhutan’s currency is called Ngultrum (Nu), the easy way to exchange money at the airport counter and Banks in the city centers. There are few ATMs outlets in major towns but sometimes they don’t work for foreign cards. So the best way is to bring cash USD and change it into local currency. in big hotels and restaurants, handicraft shops you can pay by credit card although they can charge the credit card fee from 3 to5 %. the Bhutani money is not changeable outside the country so make sure if you have some left change back to USD. if you have some Indian rupees, it also works in Bhutan they don’t’ accept 1000 bills though.
Note: please make sure to bring the new and clean notes, Bhutan banks, and money changers don’t’ accept the old and tear USD notes.
Packing list and equipment for Bhutan Tour
During the Bhutan tour, you need to bring loose, comfortable clothes and walking shoes for your touring trip. Dress in Bhutan tends to be very casual. For women, pants (not tight) and skirts are appropriate. Here are some suggestions for your packing tips.
- Warm Jackets with waterproof or raincoats
- Hiking shorts (for men) or a skirt
- Winter clothes
- Hiking/trekking boots
- Socks for hiking boots Sunscreen for lips and face
- Long and short T-shirts or cotton shirts
- Sun Hats
- Walking Sticks
- Backpack or Suitcase
Dress code to Dzong and Monastery in Bhutan tour
- Shirt (either half or full sleeve)
- Full pants/long skirts
- Any type of shoes with socks
- while you go inside the Temple it is not good to wear Hats, Slippers, a short skirt, and also half-pants
- Photographs allowed in the courtyard only.
- Shampoo, conditioner, hair gel
- Hairbrush, comb, mirror, hair ties
- Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss
- Hand sanitizer
- Lotion (Badger foot balm is also helpful)
- Lip balm with sunscreen
- Prescription drugs
- Malaria pills (if necessary)
- Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen, Aspirin
- Disinfectant, antiseptic cream, antibiotic ointment
- Throat lozenges
The passport needs to be valid 6 months before your travel date for your Bhutan tour.
Visas for all countries as necessary
Make a copy of Airline tickets, e-tickets check properly your passport name match on it.
Make copies of passport, visas, airline tickets/schedule, travel itinerary, travel insurance, and emergency contact information.
Best day hiking in Tiger’s Nest Bhutan
The Tiger’s Nest Monastery is location is nearby Paro city (20 minutes by car), making Paro the perfect home base when making this visit. Since most people can only visit Bhutan on an organized tour, the Above the Himalaya team will arrange this wonderful Bhutan tour for you. Paro Taktsang is considered the thirteen tiger lair caves in which he has meditated.
The temple of the Guru with eight Names (which was devoted to Padmasambhava), has an elegant structure built around the cave in 1692 by Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye. A famous festival named Tsechu is celebrated in the Paro valley during March or April in honor of Padmasambhava. People from all around the world visit this extraordinary place.
The physical structure of Tiger’s nest is unique and looks amazing in the small hills, There are a small collection of buildings unstable perched on a cliff 900 meters off the ground.
The exciting story behind the name Tigers Nest evolved when the legend Guru Rinpoche was carried from Tibet to this location on the back of the tigress. Today the monastery comprises four temples with residential accommodations for the monks.
Tiger’s Nest Monastery is a short, enjoyable Bhutan tour and trek that is doable for every person. It takes a full day to visit this Monastery. During the visit, it takes an easy four /five hours to do the round trip hike, an additional one hour to tour the Monastery on average. Many people also have lunch in the cafeteria close to the monastery.
Trekking in Mt. Chomolhari is the best places to visit in Bhutan
Bhutan is also famous for its mountain trekking and it is best to trek into Mt. Jolmolhari.
Best Time to visit: From September to November and the second season from March to May.
Location: The trek starts from Jomolhari Basecamp
Altitude: varies from around 4,000 ft tall to 15,000 ft.
Highlights of the trek:
The spectacular impression of Cholmolhari from Cholmolhari Base Camp
Treks also offer a variety of landscapes and a lush green forest full of flora and fauna.
Explore the colorful city of Paro.
Get a chance to explore Bhutan’s rural Life and also discover age-old monasteries and Temples.
A stunning view of luxuriant pine forests, beautiful meadows, and quaint villages will melt your hearts and give a heavenly feeling. for trekking, therefore, this is the best place to visit in Bhutan.
Mt. Cholmolhari will give you the best travel experience for adventurous lovers. Therefore This is the most popular trekking destination in Bhutan for endurance travelers. You will be surrounded by a wide range of beautiful landscapes, flora, and fauna. The major perks of this scenic Jomolhari are its lush, colorful forest, and soaking peaks. Apart from this, you cannot escape from the scenic beauty of high pastures where yaks graze, and ancient dzongs stand as well as red-dressed monks that chant prayers. Jomolhari base camp is the best spot for having the closest view of the breathtaking JomolhariMountains.
It provides a unique experience
Chomolhari trekking provides you a unique experience traversing the beauty of the blue poppies and whispering winds.
DrunkgyalDzong is the main starting point of this trek following through SharnaZampa, where we overnight. During your trek, you will be passed through a beautiful Gunitsawa village and reach Thangthangkha. Afterward, reaching Jagithang will offer you an eyeful view of Mt chomolhari, JinchuDrakey, and Jomolhari in front of human life.
Nevertheless, the Bhutan tour and trek offer you a wide range of Bhutanese Landscapes, along with scattered hamlets, beautiful farmland into a deep and richly forested valley. Not only this, but this trip will also offer you a chance to see high alpine pastureland where yak herders graze their animals. The trek will allow getting insights into the local peoples, enjoy the pristine forest, and a rare glimpse of wildlife as well as observing the old traditions of arts and crafts.
Extending from the conflux of the Paro chu and the Wang Chhu Rivers at Chuzom up to Mt. Chomolhari, Paro valley gives a marvelous view for the visitors. It is the most extensive valley in the Kingdom occupied by fertile rice fields and hence depicts a beautiful, crystalline river going down the valley. Beautiful traditional-style houses and hills on edge have beautifully surrounded the valley. this is one of the best places to visit in Bhutan.
Situating in the flat valley bottom and following a grid-like pattern are the peculiar characteristics of Paro Valley.
The area comprises over 155 temples and monasteries, some of which date back to the 14th century. Paro valley also includes the country’s first and only international airport.
Famous historical and religious sites and numbers of high-end tourist resorts make Paro Valley perfect for a Tourist destination.
The central plaza is decorating with a large prayer wheel and a small amphitheater. All the events are held in that beautiful place throughout the year.
Thimpu, the largest and capital city, is situated in the western part of central Bhutan, is one of the beautiful valleys for visitors. Thimpu is also the best place to visit in Bhutan.
The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan offers you a perfect holiday destination to observe natural beauty and for relaxing, entertainment purposes. You never avoid the interesting things Thimpu is offering, and surely this charming city will never disappoint you. This place is essential for people having Buddhist faith.
Whether it be charming hiking trails, or exploring indigenous wildlife species, Thimphu stood out to be the best travel destination among other cities.
This is the best visit places in Bhutan
Striking arts and metal works are the fantastic creation of this place and have become a significant reason to travel.
Juni Handmade Paper Factory and Bumthang Owl Trek are the most doable things in Thimphu.
The Bumthang Owl Trek is the wildest and engaging activity to do in Thimphu. You will run into hundreds of these majestic birds in this trek. Hooting at night is what they do to entertain us. You can have a beautiful three-long day trip and explore the Bumthang and Choekar valleys.
From there, you will get fantastic views of Mt. Gangkarpunsum, ZampalamChudek, and TharpalingGompas.
Bhutan is an immensely rich country based on its cultural heritage and arts, Junghi Handmade Paper Factory, is an exciting thing to do in Thimpu. It also teaches tourists about traditional papermaking techniques, which include pulping, rolling, and coloring the paper.
Discovering the Thimpu and its people are getting popular and has become a dream of many travelers around the world. Thimpu visit offers you a wide variety of things to observe, such as a long list of Buddhist sites. We can enjoy seeing the old Monastery, museums, and other beautiful places to explore the best places to visit in Bhutan.
Travel in Festival time
During the festive period, people gather at one spot to have their traditional dance; they share their delicious meals such as red rice, spicy pork, momos, and emadashi made by pork or beef. Apart from this, they also drink the traditional wine called Ara. In this festival, holy images will be carried in a procession, followed by the mask dances. The exciting stories speak out through the dances, and the monks perform these for many days.
A sacred banner that consists of eight manifestations of Padmasambhava will be shown to the public on the fifteenth day of the festival period.
Best time for Bhutan tour
The best time for Bhutan travel and hiking is from Mid September, October, and November. You can also enjoy the festival at this time, the popular one Thimphu Tshechu), and tour in very pleasant templates with a stunning view. During this time the day templates are warm and sunny while in the evening will be cooler temperatures. Thus, October to December is the ideal time to visit Bhutan as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies.
The coldest months are January and February, if you do the Bhutan tour at this time bring enough warm clothes. The spring from March until May the climate remains dry and pleasant and in late spring the famous rhododendrons bloom spectacularly, flooding the valleys with color. The weather gets starts hot and humid from May, and from June to Mid September the monsoon rains cover the mountains. if you travel at this time you need proper rain gear.
Spring (March, April & May)
Spring is a botanist’s delight as various flowers start to bloom. and plants start budding after their long dormancy in winter. Flowers such as rhododendron, wild azaleas, and edelweiss cover the meadows like carpet and add a new sense of wonder.to Bhutan’s landscape.
2. Summer (June, July & August):
It is an abundant time of the year as flowers are in full bloom and valleys are covered in green. Also, the weeping willows sweep the banks of many of the river, and pine cones glisten in the sun, so full with risen they are ready to plummet to the ground.
3. Autumn (September, October & November)
This is the time when the entire landscape turns into golden color. The farmers harvesting their crops in the golden-colored paddy fields under the crisp blue skies. Furthermore, this is the time for an amazing view of Bhutan’s landscape in the Autumn season.
4. Winter (December, January & February)
Winter has its moments. The days are full of sunshine while evenings can turn chilly. Soft turfs of clouds drape lazily over mountain tops as if waiting for new life to blow it across the landscape. The winter season in Bhutan gives one a clear view of the world’s highest Himalayan mountain ranges covered in snow.
Our Bhutan Tour Guides
We choose the best guide for your tour in Bhutan they are friendly speak good English and give you all details about the country. All guides are licensed by the Tourism Council of Bhutan after training only. Our guides speak good English and if you are looking for French, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, and German-speaking guides can also be arranged at extra cost. And we carefully choose only skilled with a good attitude and knowledgeable guides for working with our guests. This’s one of the main reasons travelers book their holiday with us.
Single Women Travelers in Bhutan tour
It is not a problem for single women travelers in Bhutan, Bhutanese women also have equal rights as men, for instance, rights at home to official works. Thus most of our Bhutanese women hold higher positions in the government, politics, or good business entrepreneurs. So if you are traveling alone there is no danger and harassment. It is full ’s safe even for a solo woman’s trip throughout the country. There are also few Bhutanese women who guide also for the tour and in most of the hotels and restaurants, you can see many women workers.
Gay and Lesbian Travelers in Bhutan tour
We are happy to arrange a Bhutan travel package and welcome all Gay and lesbian travelers from the world. Like most Asian, Bhutanese also think that whatever that happens in their private area, and the one that emerges from the different cultural background is not the general concerns. We suggest you don’t expose your intimate relations in the public it’s not good culturally. But just holding each other hands by the same gender while walking and hugging are ok in Bhutan.
The Bhutanese people also hold each other hands sometimes just to show their love as friends, brothers, or sisters. The LGBT right is also been legalized by the National Assembly in 2019.
Where is Bhutan?
Bhutan is a small country in Asia, It is one of the land-lock countries which covers an area of 38,394 square kilometers. It is one of the smallest nations in the world in terms of Land area. Bhutan is a mountain country, and also a practical guide to the “Land of thunder the dragon.” It is lying at the eastern Himalaya Mountains south of china, sharing the border with the Indian states of Sikkim. West Bengal, Assam, and Arunachal Pradesh. The country serves as the best travel destination for adventure trekking. The country has several Key Himalayan mountain passes. Possessing the heavenly landscapes with some fertile valleys and also its savanna, anybody could fall in love with this place.
In 1947, Bhutan became an independent state after gaining its sovereignty from the United Kingdom. Bhutan comprises a population of 716,896 according to the record of the 2012 survey and has a density of 19 people per square kilometer. In Contrast with Bhutan’s people, the population density of the neighboring country is far higher as the overall population of the country is around seven hundred fifty thousand only.
Bhutan is a small country
The people of Bhutan are referred to as Bhutanese, and the currency of Bhutan is the Ngultrum (BTN). The dialing code for Bhutan is 975 and. It also has a top-level internet domain for Bhutanese sites. Bhutan is a small country that lies between the Republic of China and The Republic of India.
Talking to the temperatures, southern Bhutan is comparatively hot with a humid atmosphere, and the climate varies from 15 to 30 degrees. In contrast with that, the temperature of the northern areas is low and cold as it is close to the mountains. You can view incredibly panoramic views of snow-topped mountains; the mower parts usually stay cool.
Bhutan is famous worldwide through the concept of “Gross National Happiness” (GNH).
GNH is defining as the development philosophy, It is also a benchmark for progress. The main aim of GNH to achieve the well-being of the population in a combination of Psychological and spiritual. Bhutan consists of a democratic constitutional monarchy system of government. Environmental protection and cultural preservation is the foremost policy in the planning of development activities.
As there is the absence of the massive carbon polluting industries as well as the density of cars on the road in Bhutan, it is referred to as “Carbon Negative.” Scenic mountains, fresh air, serene surroundings, and eye-catching landscapes reinvigorate the tourist so that they can enjoy the fullest. Bhutan is one of the richest countries with its precious cultural diversity. Furthermore, travelers can enjoy the celebrations held in Bhutan throughout the year
Some interesting facts about the Bhutan tour
- The local name of Bhutan is given as Druk Yul, which means “Land of the Thunder Dragon.” That is why the Dragon appears on the Bhutanese flag.
- Bhutan was the first country to ban the production and sales of tobacco in the world in 2010. The first king of Bhutan called tobacco the most filthy and notorious herb. During that time, the violators of the decision were charged with a considerable amount: the equivalent of over two months’ salary.
- The country has only 14,800 square miles of territory, Bhutan is roughly half the size of South Carolina. The country is slightly smaller than Switzerland. Much of the terrain is made up of mountainous slopes.
- Despite a focus on internal happiness, the Bhutanese government has been accused of numerous human rights violations against the ethnic minorities living there; many were forced out of the country or into refugee camps. The United States accepted about 30,870 Bhutanese refugees between the period of 2008 and 2010.
- Internet and television access were allowed into the country in 1999, and a few channels are received from neighboring India, to push the modernize. Bhutan was known to be the last country to adopt television in the world. As per the king’s warnings, the misuse of the tv could corrupt their old traditions.
- Having a mandatory dress code in Bhutan, Men wear traditional, knee-length garments, and women wear ankle-length dresses.
- Bhutanese architectural style can be observed in the design structure of the University of Texas at EI Paso.
Bhutan location is in the eastern Himalayan range
- It is also known to be the first country to measure national happiness officially, and the index is known as GNH (Gross National Happiness). Bhutan attempts to track the satisfaction of its population rather than emphasizing GDP. After that, the United Nations bought into the idea in 2011 and finally released the World Happiness Report in 2012. The annual report uses Gallup data and ranks countries by factors such as social, health, and environmental wellness rather than just economic concerns.
- Bhutan’s government imparts free education to the Bhutanese people, and heavy emphasis is given on Buddhist teachings. The majority of schools have an English curriculum. Until education reform was passed in the 1990s, only around 30 percent of males and 10 percent of females in Bhutan were literate.
- There is an exceptional inheritance (Land, House, and animals) case in Bhutan. The eldest daughter is supposed to inherit the properties rather than the eldest son. Man is moved to the home of his new wife until he can “earn his keep.”
- Bhutanese people are not allowed to marry foreigners. Law has restricted Homosexuality. However, polygamy is legalizing in Bhutan, besides the practice is not shared.
- Archery is the national sport of Bhutan. Besides this, Basketball and Cricket are also gaining popularity.
- The state religion of Bhutan is Vajrayana Buddhism and follows tantric Buddhist texts.
- The last Himalayan Kingdom Bhutan’s official religion is Mahayana Buddhism and consists of a small percent of Hinduism.
- Land-locked country Bhutan contains an area of 38,394 Km2 with its north-south dimensions around 170km maximum and east-west dimensions stretching around 300 km.
- Located in the eastern Himalayan range, it is mostly mountainous. Bhutan also shares about 470km long border with Tibet in the north and India to the rest.
| Country Density
||18.7 / km2 ( 48.4 / mi2 )
||1,821,412,873 (2014 data)
|GDP per Capita
||2,541 (2014 data)
||38,394 km2 (14,824 mi2)
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