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Travel to Bhutan!

About Bhutan

The Kingdom of Bhutan is known for its culture, architecture and archery, but in many ways, it has remained a anonymity until half a century ago. The Bhutanese call their country Druk Yul, Land of the Thunder Dragon, because of the violent snow storms.

Most Bhutanese men wear the "Gho", which is a knee-length robe tied at the waist by a cloth belt called a "Kera". Whereas, women wear a kira, a bright, woven ankle-length dresses with traditional patterns. It is clipped at one shoulder and tied at the waist.

The country has been recognized as one of the 10 bio-diversity hot spots in the world and as one of the 221 global prevalent bird areas. Its eco-systems harbor some of the most exotic species of the eastern Himalayas. Bhutan also has a rich wildlife with animals like the snow leopard, golden langur, blue sheep, tiger, water buffalo and elephant.

From the customary woven garments to the prayer flags on high mountain slopes, from the built environment to the natural environment, from the religious mask dances to the folk dances, this cultural inheritance is proudly apparent and offers a unique cultural setting.

Haven Resort, Paro
Haven Resort, Paro

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Uma Paro
Uma Paro

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Taj Tashi, Thimphu
Taj Tashi, Thimphu

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Damchen Resort, Punakha
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Our list of significant Bhutan attractions and places to see, from the tourist landmarks to the top local attractions.

Bhutan Expeditions

Rainbow Photo Tours of Bhutan

Thimpu Dzong/Tashichhodzong

National Textile Museum

Buddha Point

Jigme Dorji National Park

Royal Thimphu Golf Course

Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest)

Paro Dzong

National Museum, Paro

Chencho Handicrafts

Burning Lake, Bumthang

The Tower of Trongsa Museum

Wangdue Dzong

Chimi L'hakhang Temple, Punakha

Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)