Bhutan is a tiny Himalayan Kingdom nestled between China with province of Tibet in the North and Indian state of Assam, West Bengal and Sikkim in east, south and west respectively. Bhutan is one of the rare and most unique travel destinations in the world. Adorned with colorful prayer flags amidst the lush greenery of a pristine environment; Bhutan offers the experience of Buddhist tradition in a setting of unique tradition, architecture and the breathtaking Himalayan landscape. The friendly people of Bhutan; share with you their traditional lifestyle, which because of the limited number of foreigners visiting this country has upheld much of its historical and cultural authenticity.
Climate variations, coupled with the huge changes in altitude, make Bhutan a country with an extremely rich flora and fauna. A trip to Bhutan is an opportunity to experience a Himalayan Buddhist culture little disturbed by outside influence. Bhutan has: Undefiled nature, profound religion and Timeless culture.
Today, Bhutan stands as a unique nation that blends the forces of modernization with its tradition and culture.
|Location:||880 45’ & 920 10’ E Longitude & 260 40’ & 280 15’ N Latitude|
|Population:||0.7 million approximately|
|Official religion:||Tantric form of Mahayana Buddhism in Drukpa Kagyupa sect|
|Language:||Dzongkha, Nepali and English|
|Currency:||Ngultrum Nu. (at par with Indian rupee)|
|Exchange Rate:||US$ 1 = Nu. 46.50|
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