Asia Tours: Bhutan

Bhutan is is a landlocked state in South Asia located at the eastern end of the Himalayas and bordered to the south, east and west by the Republic of India, and to the north by the People’s Republic of China. Bhutan is separated from the nearby country of Nepal to the west by the Indian state of Sikkim, and from Bangladesh to the south by the Indian states ofAssam and West Bengal.

Bhutan’s landscape ranges from subtropical plains in the south to the sub-alpine Himalayan heights in the north, with some peaks exceeding 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). Bhutan has a predominantly Buddhist population of 691,141, with Hinduism the second-largest religion. The capital and largest city of Bhutan is Thimphu.

Bhutan has resisted globalization and therefore has protected its strong Buddhist culture and way of life. There is little crime, a stable government and exceptionally friendly people. Since emerging from its isolation in the 1970‘s, Bhutan has embraced a policy of strictly controlled tourism and development. Bhutan offers sensational opportunities for Eco-friendly visitors and will continue to refrain from indulging in mass-market tourism, although a small increase in visitor numbers has been approved.

Here are some great Bhutan adventure tours that we have hand picked for you and highly recommend:

Bhutan Adventure

Mystical mountains, visits to various dzongs and Buddhist gompas, nature trails, cultural interaction with local families and experiencing the pristine nature of Bhutan - The Dragon Kingdom.

Imagine a country where a land’s worth is measured differently—think Gross National Happiness instead of Gross Domestic Product. Now stop dreaming because you are in the unexplored mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Beauty and wisdom are revealed at each dzong, every Gompa and, most incredibly, in the eyes of every smiling Buddhist monk you meet. On gentle treks through remote trails and visits to Paro, Thumpu and Punakja, nature lovers, photographers and cultural junkies will uncover a purity of culture, traditions and kindness.

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