Bhutan An Introduction

There is place on earth the even the most weathered travelers consider a privilege to visit. And although it is voted one of the world’s top travel destinations, very few make it. This Drukyul, Bhutan, the land of Thunder Dragon. You cannot find a more enlightening travel destination today. The kingdom of Bhutan today remains as one of the last unventured destination, and Bhutan does not have traffic lights even today. That is how the Bhutanese people would like to keep it. Thus the carefully managed tourism policy of the government based on “High value, Low impact”. In core: “take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints.

The Population of around 700,000 people living in close harmony with nature, evolved a unique identity, derived largely from a rich religious and cultural heritage. Bhutan is becoming increasingly known for its pure practice of Mahayana Buddhism in the Tantric form. Its untouched culture, its pristine ecology and wildlife and unparalleled scenic beauty of its majestic peaks and lush valleys. Its is still, in many ways, a magical kingdom of the past in fact it’s a last remaining Shangrila in this world.