Stunning Natural Beauty
Bhutan currently has about 72 % under forest cover, cover that helps in maintaining and preserving the natural eco-system of this destination. Travel across the mountain passes- dazzling with rhododendrons in spring. Trek across the mountains and witness the flora & fauna riches, unique mammals & birds protected in several national parks.
The charms of this isolated Himalayan Kingdom are knitted strong within its cultural realms. The government takes all measures to preserve its culture, history and rich tradition. The hilly landscapes, a variety of flora fauna, lush green valleys, sparkling water bodies along with verdant slopes and mountains provide a unique bio-diversity and balance of nature to the country. Natural beauty is at its best and more importantly, the environment is pure and significantly pollution-free for locals as well as tourists.
Culture and Traditions
Bhutanese tradition is deeply steeped in its Buddhist heritage, be it the dress, National dress is Gho for Men, and Kira for women and National language is Dzongkha, It is mandatory for a Bhutanese man and woman to wear the traditional Bhutanese attire whenever visiting any official/religious/judicial premises in Bhutan. The cultural activities including masked dances, dance dramas accompanied by traditional music at festivals or national sport archery. This not only keeps the tradition alive but also instils a sense of integrity and cultural pride in the people, which you may feel when you visit Bhutan.
Tiger’s Nest Monastery
One of the most significant and iconic monasteries of Bhutan, Tiger’s Nest Monastery or Paro Taktsang is a Buddhist temple perched on a cliff top in Paro Valley. A popular legend states that Guru Rinpoche fled from Tibet on the back of a tigress and flew to this exact location which later came to be known as Taktsang . The monastery can be reached on short hike that takes you from the base of the village through steep slopes, hills and bridges towards the monastery on the top. The view from here is one of spectacular wonder, calmness and peace of mind!
Bhutanese people are very honest and hardworking. We have adopted a simple lifestyle and are grounded in their religion and traditions. The culture of Bhutan is fascinating and captivating. Bhutanese are experts in various aspects of art such as textiles, paintings, sculptures, paper making, wood carving, sword making, boot making, bamboo craft, and jewelries. You will get anything here.