Location & Weather
Bhutan the land of the thunder dragon kingdom is a trekker’s paradise and an environmentalist’s dream. With 72 percent of the country under forest cover, Bhutan’s pristine ecology is home to rare and endangered flora and fauna.
This spiritual land is the last bastion of the Vajrayana school of Mahayana Buddhism which provides the essence of a unique identity for the 750,000 people.
Bhutan is a unique blend of the old and new. Here is a country that is slowly opening up to the modern world in a fine balance with its ancient traditions.
Those fortunate enough to visit Bhutan describe it as a unique, deeply spiritual and mystical experience. Visiting this kingdom is an adventure like no other.
Bhutan’s only international airport is in Paro. It is located at the altitude of 7300 ft above sea level and surrounded by mountains and hills as high as 16,000 feet.
The national airline Druk Air and the private airline Bhutan Airlines are currently the only airline that is operating with international flights.
Even if flights are not available online, please contact us as we have reserved some seats on each sector!!!
Facts and Figures
Land area: 38,394 square kilometres
Forest area: 72.5 %
Altitude: between 240 and 7541metres above sea level
Language: official language “Dzongkha”, English widely spoken
Religion: Vajrayana stream of Mahayana Buddhism (Also known as Tantric Buddhism)
Currency: Ngultrum (equal to Indian Rupee)
Resource: Tourism Council of Bhutan
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GlobalLimits' partner will obtain your visa at Bhutan Tourism Council.