Bhutan Holidays

Bhutan is traditionally known as Drukyul, hence the country is often poetically known as the ‘land of the thunder dragon’. This small Himalayan kingdom is wedged between the vast territories of Tibet to the north and India to the south and it straddles an important continental divide, where the Buddhist culture encounters the largely Hindu and Nepalese culture of the subtropical Duars.

Acutely aware of the linguistic, ethnic and social problems that this culture clash has engendered in neighbouring Sikkim and in distant Ladakh, the successive kings and royal government of Bhutan have sought to maintain national unity by preserving their unique cultural heritage, which underpins sustainable economic development, and has as its objective ‘gross national happiness’. Bhutan’s success in accepting modernization while preserving the best of its traditions may hopefully serve as a model for Tibet’s own future development.

Popular Holidays to Bhutan

holiday duration 23 Days from
holiday price 4,990pp

With plunging valleys and Buddhist monasteries, Sikkim in India is breathtaking. Add Bhutan's dramatic landscapes and colourful heritage, and you will experience an incredible journey through a lesser known part of the Himalayas

holiday duration 8 Days from
holiday price Price On Request

Tales of Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon, are interwoven with magic and mystery. Long cautious of the outside world, delve into this Himalayan Kingdom on a tour that includes Thimphu and the incredible Tiger’s Nest Monastery.

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Bhutan Facts

Time difference: GMT +6 Hours
Flight Time:  Fly via India
Visa Required: Yes
Tel Code:  +975
Population:  773, 643
Official Language:  Dzongkha
Main Religion:  Buddhism
Airlines: Via India with Jet, British Airways, 

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