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Author: karma Gyeltshen

Trip to Bhutan and Bhutan Adventure Tours


Bhutan is a country which is enriched by large green valleys and temples. The second name of Bhutan is Druk-Yul. It is also popularly known as botanist's paradise. Bhutan is considered as the Land of Dragons. Undiluted cultures and pure natural wonders are the basic strength of this renowned country. The climate of Bhutan is mostly affected by monsoons. Western Bhutan is responsible for 60% - 90% rainfall of the entire region. Paro Valley, Thimphu Valley, Wangduephodrang, Tongsa, Bumthang Valley and Mongar are some of the evergreen valleys of Bhutan which replicates its rich cultural heritage.

Bhutan offers endless trekking opportunities which are blended by its charming landscape and lofty mountains. For all the hiking lovers, trekking here serves as a memorable experience as one gets a chance to come across native individuals and get to know their cultures. Bhutan is a rare and most elite destination. The special quality of Bhutan which makes it different from other tourist spots lies in its unique culture, marvellous architecture, haughty snowy peaks and friendly nature of the people.

A listed agency only can organize trekking in Bhutan. The cost normally ranges from 200$ per night per person irrespective of the tour. Accommodation, guide, meals, services, etc. are included in the cost. The trek generally ranges from 4 - 25 days. One of the most amazing hikes is the 7-10 day trek which extends to the base of Chomolhari. A 5 day Trek on Druk Path is also a convenient option. Lhuntse and Bumthang areas provide more of an artistic experience. All the challenging trek lovers can go for Lunana, Snowman and Laya treks as they offer very severe trekking around the Himalayas. Druk Path is one of the shorter treks and the best time for it is during winter anytime between October-May. Bumthang and Gangtey also serve the purpose during this period.

Trekking session goes on for a period of 5-7 hours a day. You don't have to shell out anything extra from your pocket for camping and kitchen tools as they are already integrated with the trek cost. It is necessary to attend trekking parties with an educated guide, a chef and pack animals. The support squad guides the hiking party throughout the day. A hot cup of tea serves as the most greeting delight after a day's trek. The meal consists of nearby 4 dishes which is prepared at the camp by the trek staff.

Rarely there is any trek route in Bhutan which ranges below 3000 meters and hence people suffering from heart or any other diseases should avoid these treks. People who are very keen of trekking must exercise properly so that they remain fit and can trek more enthusiastically.

The tourist attractions in Bhutan are endless and if you want to make your visit a worthwhile experience than log on to Here you will get complete details about the tours and packages of Bhutan.


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4 Interesting Facts About Bhutan That Makes It A Worthy Travel Destination

Author: Patricia Strasser

Bhutan is the home of the golden monkeys, an ideal trekking destination, a reserved place full of 'Dzong' and ancient ruins, and celebrates interesting festivals.

Bhutan is located between the southern boundaries of China and northern boundaries of India in the eastern Himalayas. Also popularly known as the Land of the Thunder Dragon, Bhutan offers a enticing and curious travel experience for tourists. It is a delta of a preserved Buddhist country and warm hospitality of the Dragon Kingdom people. Although the government applies a very cautious approach in its tourism industry, tourists seem to grow in number every year. Read on to know what makes Bhutan an interesting place to visit for your next travel adventure.

Home of the Golden Monkeys

Golden Langur monkeys are one of the most popular sights in Bhutan. They can commonly be sighted in the town of Trongsa and the foothills of Bhutan's mountain valleys. Golden monkeys are rare animals that can only be found in Bhutan and northern India. Its golden and creamy white fur makes it an attractive sight-seeing addition on trekking and driving trips around Bhutan. Golden monkeys are classified as endangered specie.

Bhutan Valley and Mountain Trekking

Bhutan is also a haven for trekking and mountain climbing. You can find the great Lunana summit in northern part of Bhutan for mostly extreme trekking and climbing. Moving around the different towns and villages in Bhutan will require you to climb and drive along steep roads. Since 90% of the population's livelihood is on agriculture, moderate hikers could enjoy the panoramic view of rice paddies and mountain ranges. One interesting summit to visit is the Chomolhari Mountain which offers an enticing mountain trek adventure. It is Bhutan's sacred mountain along the borders of Tibet. Bumthang Valley is also a nice place to hike with its magnificent view of Jakar village.

Dzong and Ancient Ruins

A large number of mystical and historical ancient ruins are a curious fact about Bhutan. The country is filled with quite a number of Dzong that houses Buddhist monks and magnificent Buddha statues. Wangdiphodrang Dzong, Tiger's Nest, Trongsa Dzong are just the few places to mention which can give a unique and distinct archeological appreciation that only Bhutan can offer. It is also neat to have the famous Bhutan stamps as a remembrance of these famous Buddhist temples. Monks and large Buddha statues also add to Bhutan's mysterious appeal.

Bhutan Festivals

Festivals are celebrated all year round in Bhutan. The festivals reflect colorful masks and the rich Bhutan culture. Dances are performed by the Buddhist monks to protect the valleys and ward off evil spirits. Colorful clothes and pieces of jewelry are usually flaunted during carnivals. Buddhist festivals are the time for the conserved religious Buddhist followers to celebrate and socialize.

Another must-try in Bhutan is indulging in the chili-filled Bhutanese cuisine and yak butter beer as these will complete any visit in Bhutan.

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