Bhutan

Quick Facts

Country :         Bhutan

Capital :          Thimpu

Area     :          38, 394 sq km

Population   :   745,153 (2014): 387,520 male and 357,633 female

Altitude :          100m to over 7500 m. above sea level

Geography :     Himalayan region in North, the hills and valleys in central region and the plain land in the South.

National Language       :          Dzongkha

State Religion   :          Drukpa sect of Kargyupa a branch of Mahayana Buddhism.

Time Zone       :          GMT+6

Local time        :          6 hrs ahead of GMT

Country code   :          975

 

Overview

Cloaked in the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is a small Himalayan nation that is wedged in between India and Tibet. Bhutan is thinly populated nation which holds its significance in being the last surviving Mahayana Buddhist nation. Culture and Religion are inseparable parts of daily life of locals. Bhutan Tour allows an opportunity for close observation of its prehistoric religion culture and architecture while we will get panoramic views of snow-clad mountains, green hillsides and scenic valleys. The fluttering prayer flags welcome us from the top of high pass. Bhutan is popular among travelers as the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon and the last Shangri-La.

 

Festivals in Bhutan

Feb / March - Punakha Drubchen,   Punakha Tshechu, Trashiyangtse Chorten Kora,, Trashigang Gomkora, Paro Tshechu, Chukha Tshechu

April– Bumthang Ura Tshechu

June – Bumthang Nimalung Tshechu, Bumthang Kurjey Tshechu

September – Thimpu Drubchen, Wangde Phodrong- Wangdi Tshechu, Bumthang – Tamshingphala Choepa, Thimpu- Thimpu Tshechu, Bumthang Tangbimani

October – Bumthang- Jambay Lhakhang Drup, Bumthang- Prakhar Tshechu

November- Mongar- Mongar Tshechu, Pemagatshel Tshechu, Tashigang- Tashigang Tshechu, Bumthang- Nalakhang Tshechu

December- Trongsa- Trongsa Tshechu, Lhuntse Tshechu

Ghumnajau is a specialist in Bhutan Tours. We have come up with wide varieties of exciting Cultural, Historical and Natural Tours in Bhutan that fits in your budget.

 

Activities in Bhutan