The Kingdom of Bhutan or Druk-yul is the mythical land of the thunder dragon. It lies along the lofty ridges of the eastern Himalayas with an area of 38,394 square kms. It is situated on the southeast slope of the Himalayas, bordered on the north and east by China (Tibet) and on the south, west and east by India.
Being a Buddhist country, it’s every aspect, from culture, arts, crafts, traditions and the society itself is greatly influenced by our Buddhist religion. Bhutan opened for tourism only in 1974 and it remains one of world’s most exclusive tourist destinations. Travellers who journey to this magical kingdom will find themselves in a land of pure and exotic mysticism. It is truly a trekker’s paradise and an environmentalist’s dream. With more than 70 percent of the country under forest cover, Bhutan’s pristine ecology is home to many rare and endangered flora, fauna and avi-fauna.