Officially Kingdom of Bhutan lies in the south-central Asia, located on the eastern ridges of the Himalayas. Bhutan's undefined northern and western boundary with Tibet follows the crest of the Great Himalaya Range for the most part. Its boundary with India lies to the south of the Himalaya Range in the Duars Plain. Directly south lie the Indian states of West Bengal and Assam. To the east, Bhutan borders Arunachal Pradesh, and to the southwest it borders the Indian state of Sikkim. Thimphu is the capital city. Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, various peaks are the popular trekking destinations. Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley is one of the popular destination. Thus Bhutan became a popular destination for all kinds of cultural tours, trekking, and many more.
We have mentioned some information to address many queries of people who are planning and preparing to visit Bhutan. The below provided information are the general guideline to assist your holiday plan in the country of thunder dragon. The relevant information helps you to organize and manage the perfect holiday plan before you set your journey. These are the rough guides to make your travel easy and comfortable. You will find many outstanding travel books anywhere in the world for detail information- just grab and go through it. If you can’t – don’t worry, you can easily find it in Nepal and Bhutan.
All tourists (except nationals of India, Bangladesh and Maldives) must obtain a visa prior to departure. All tourists must book their travel through a local licensed tour operator (or international partner). Visas can be? applied for online by your local tour operator and it is not required for any traveler to visit Bhutanese Embassy or consulate.? The payment of your…View Detail
Paro International Airport is the only entry point to Bhutan by air. It is located in the south west of the country and served only by the country's flag carrier Druk Air. Druk operates four planes which fly routes to Bangkok inThailand; Delhi, Kolkata, Bodhgaya/ Gaya, Bagdogra, Guwahati in India; Kathmandu in Nepal; Dhaka in Bangladesh.?Druk Air is the one…View Detail
One can enter Bhutan by air or by road via private car, public bus and train. Paro International Airport is the only entry point to Bhutan by air. It is located in the south west of the country and served only by the country's flag carrier Druk Air. Druk operates four planes which fly routes to Bangkok inThailand; Delhi, Kolkata,…View Detail
Travelling with children in Bhutan is remarkably stress-free in Bhutan. Number of visitors coming with children is increasing every year. Many people participate in different cultural, religious and historical tours accompanying short trekking and easy hiking. Children aged under five are not liable from the minimum daily tariff and five-to-12-year-olds get a 50% discount on daily tariff. Long drive during…View Detail
Voluntourism programs in Bhutan is very limited as the country itself is very selective about the foreign projects or foreigners engaged in projects in the country. So volunteer works in Bhutan is very limited but but the UN has numerous programs in Bhutan, all coordinated through the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and many different agencies feed into the program. Volunteers…View Detail
Erik Weihenmayer and Thomas Whittaker are the great inspiration for all travelers with disabilities. Erik became the first blind climber to summit Everest in 2001 and published a book called Touch the Top of the World and Thomas summited in 1998 with an artificial leg, at the age of 50. Both they crossed the challenges and did the successful sumit…View Detail
There is not a big open gay and lesbian scene in Bhutan. Gay or Lesbian couples holding hands is easily accepted in public and will experience no difficulties and differences in Bhutan as this is socially acceptable and mostly done as to show your intimacy among friends. Like most Asians, the Bhutanese believe that what one does in private is…View Detail
EMBASSIES IN BHUTAN • Bangladesh - Thimphu • India - Thimphu • Kuwait - Thimphu ________________________________________ CONSULATES IN BHUTAN • Belgium - Thimphu, Consulate • India - Phuentsholing, Consulate General • Netherlands - Thimphu, Consulate • Sweden - Thimphu, Consulate • Thailand - Thimphu, Consulate General • United Kingdom - Thimphu, Consulate ________________________________________ OTHER REPRESENTATIONS IN BHUTAN • Austria -…View Detail
October to December is the ideal time to visit Bhutan as the air is clear and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder, but from then until April the climate remains dry and pleasant and in late spring the famous rhododendrons bloom spectacularly, flooding the valleys with colour. Heat and humidity increase from May, and from June to…View Detail
All the tourism activities in Bhutan is controlled and strictly regulated by Tourism Council of Bhutan. Bhutan government has limited the number of visitors to preserve and nurture the traditional culture. The Bhutanese are highly religious people and therefore it is important to show respect and understanding for local customs and way of life, especially while visiting places of religious…View Detail
We met Bijay , one of the founder of Massif Holidays who made all this possible to trek amazing Gokyo valley. His communication style was great with full of information.…