Bhutan

Bhutan Land of Thunder Dragon

Bhutan Overview

About Bhutan
Bhutanese style Chorten, 108 small chortens and prayer flags. From there you can observe the eastern Himalayas.

The  country was first unified in 17th century by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. He came from the Tibet and consolidated his power , defeated three Tibetan invasions and established a comprehensive system of law and governance. In 2008 Bhutan enacted its Constitution and converted to a democracy in order to safeguard the rights of its citizens.

 

While Bhutan is one of the smallest country in the world , its cultural diversity and richness are profound. It is believed that protecting the living culture of Bhutan will help guard the sovereignty of the nation.

Bhutan pristine environment , with high rugged mountains and deep valleys offers majestic views for the traveler. Due to its location and unique geographical and climatic variations , it is one of the world’s last remaining biodiversity hotspot.

The most distinctive characteristic of Bhutanese cuisine is its spiciness. Chillis are an essential part of every dish and Bhutanese people do not enjoy a meal that is not spicy. Ema Datshi is a national dish of Bhutan . Momos , Phaksha Paa , Jasha Maru ,Red rice . Goep are the most popular foods among the Bhutanese people.

The array of Flora and Fauna found in Bhutan is unparalleled due  to conservation and its wide altitudinal and climatic range. There are different types of forests which are fir forest , mixed conifer forest , blue pine forest . chirpine forest , broadleaf conifer forest. A wide range of rare  endangered animals can also be found frequently in the dense jungle and high mountains of Bhutan. Bhutan boasts of about 300 species of medicinal plants and abut 46 species of rhododendrons. You can found many rare animals and birds in Bhutan high area.

Some high altitude species are snow leopards and Bengal tigers. In Bhutan the number of bird species is over 670.

Bhutan is linguistically rich with over nineteen dialects spoken in the country.

In this Bhutan tour package you visit the amazing Paro valley, Thimpu- the capital city of Bhutan. In this tour you visit the Spectacular Paro valley. In the valley you visit the National museum of Bhutan. There you can see the museum’s collections of rare Bhutanese artifacts and arts, traditional weaving tools and other electric pieces. There you also take an excursion to the Taktsang monastery which is also known as the Tigers’ nest. According to the legend Guru Rimpoche, father of Mahayana Buddhism, came here on the back of the tigress and meditated in this monastery. You visit the capital city of Bhutan Thimpu. In Thimpu you visit the National Library, Folk Heritage Musuem where you will have an insight into rural Bhutanese way of living, memorial Chiortens in the memory of the 3rd King etc. You also visit Rinpung Dzong in Paro from where you observe the valley. You also visit the Punkha, the ancient capital city of Bhutan. On the way to Punkha you cross the Dochula Pass (3100m.) which is marked by a large Bhutanese style Chorten, 108 small chortens and prayer flags. From there you can observe the eastern Himalayas.

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