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  :  A Himalayan region in the North, the hills and valleys in the 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


Cloaked in the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is a small Himalayan nation that is wedged in between India and Tibet. Bhutan is a thinly populated nation which holds its significance in being the last surviving Mahayana Buddhist nation. Culture and Religion are inseparable parts of the 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 a high pass. Bhutan is popular among travellers 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

Highland Expeditions 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.

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Packages in Bhutan

Paro Tsechu Tour

  • Land of thunder dragon
  • Biggest festival in Bhutan
  • Witness the mask dances and cultural events
  • Visit Thimphu, Punakha and Tiger's nest

Duration: 6 Days Grade: Easy

Western Bhutan Tour

  • 5N/6days tour with all meals and accommodation included
  • Witness the Mystical and spiritual land in Bhutan
  • Traditional Bhutanese Buildings and Fortress
  • Climb to Tiger’s Nest/Taktsang Lhakhang Temple

Duration: 6 Days Grade: Easy

Nepal and Bhutan Tour

  • Introduction of two Himalayan nations
  • Witness monuments that date back to medieval period
  • A pleasant experience you will cherish for the lifetime.
  • Best of Nepal and Bhutan

Duration: 13 Days Grade: Easy

Bhutan Highlight tour

  • Short introduction tour of Bhutan
  • Witness the culture and history of Bhutan
  • Hike up to Tiger’s nest monastery
  • Perfect escape from the tedious and routine life.

Duration: 5 Days Grade: Easy

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