Bhutan is admired as a country of Druk Yul, which means the land of Thunder Dragon. The capital city of Bhutan is Thimpu. It is a country full of natural and cultural heritages so the tourism in Bhutan is rising as a major industry. It is in isolation with fantastic mountains and a variety of flora and fauna, ancient Buddhist Monasteries, vibrant culture and ever smiling people, society and hospitality. It has got climatic and geographical variations starts from 300 meters to the 7000 meters above from sea level.
Due to the diverse natural and cultural attractions, Bhutan has attracted travelers from all over the world. The distinct rituals, customs, festivals and landscape add more attractions for the tourism development. Tourism Authority of Bhutan (TAB) directly supervises the tourists’ activities. Limited tourism policy has been implemented by the Bhutanese government. It has preserved the natural resources very well and is aware of effect of tourism in traditions and social customs. 72% of its land is covered by forests and the protected area is 60%, and it includes 300 species of medicinal plants. Several fauna species are found in Bhutan as snow leopard, Bengal Tiger, Himalayan Black Bear, and Red Panda, deer, Blue ship and other endangered species. It is also a home for various bird species like fly catchers, swifts and cuckoos. There are several National Parks and wild life reserves. The Himalayan sceneries are prevailed in Bhutan, which attracts trekkers to explore the rural landscape. There are vast climatic variations in Bhutan. All the seasons are suitable to visit the Bhutan.
There are variations in language and ethnicity. Bhutanese People speak more than 19 dialects and the settlements are scattered. The colorful and distinct festivals are one of the major attractions for tour and trekking in Bhutan. Buddhism is a main religion along with Hinduism, Islam and Christianity.
Bhutan Visa Information
Bhutan Visa is essential for every foreigner who is planning to enter Bhutan. The visa has to be processed by local tour operators, such as Take Me Trekking Pvt.Ltd. No foreign mission or embassy abroad grants tourist visa. For the visa, a passport is required which must be valid for at least 6 months after you leave Bhutan. The Druk Air allows boarding only if it has got your visa clearance from the Bhutan Government.