Why visit Bhutan?

There are eight reasons why you should visit Bhutan. Bhutan is a home to astonishing sights of the Himalayas, Serene Buddhist Monasteries and friendly people. Bhutan being a Carbon negative country with 72% of the country covered with forests. It is, without a doubt, one of the most uncrowded, untouched and pristine destinations. It is a gorgeous country with eye-popping mountain ranges, Festivals, Spiritual Journeys, Amazing Architectural landmarks for sightseeing, range of hiking trails for trekkers, fertile jungles, Archery games and friendly locals.

Gross National Happiness

You find the happiest people in Bhutan. The philosophy of Gross National happiness has been recognized at the international level. Bhutan prides itself on its sustainable approach to tourism. Bhutan is the only country in the world to measure GNH or Gross National Happiness as an indicator of its prosperity. An extreme reason to visit one of the happiest countries in the world.

Religion Buddhism

Buddhism is a religion to about 300 million people around the world. More than two-third of the Bhutanese citizens follow Vajrayana Buddhism. People are generally content and peaceful often meditating at the many Buddhist monasteries or contributing their fair share and participating in the traditional festivals. People from all over the world come to visit the Bhutanese monasteries.

Festivals and Celebrations

 The Land of Thunder Dragon, Bhutan is known for its stunning landscapes, legendary ancient temples and fortresses, colorful festivals and most of all its authenticity. As a country rich in cultural diversity and this richness is further enhanced by the wide variety of elaborate and colorful religious festivals. One must visit Bhutan during these festivals

For tourists planning to take a Bhutan festival tour and witness the living culture of this ancient kingdom, plan your trip to Bhutan to enjoy an unforgettable trip.  These festivals are usually religious events celebrated on the tenth day of the lunar calendar, corresponding with the birth of Guru Rinpoche. People from surrounding villages will gather at the monastery or Dzong and celebrate with dances which tell the stories of the past. Believers should attend a Tshechu and witness the mask dances at least once in their lives to receive blessings and wash away sins.

Very less pollution

Bhutan is the best place to visit for the peace of mind. People are environmentally conscious. As per law 72% of the total owned land should always come under the forest region. The beauty of nature still persists, providing fresh and pure air for people to breathe.

It has nature’s expertise composites with eventful history, cultural treasures, well-preserved heritage and good-hearted people, which makes it worth of exploring at least once in a lifetime.

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!

Simple Lifestyle

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.

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