Bhutan – The Land of Thunder Dragon
Known to the locals as Duk Yul (Land of The Thunder Dragon), the name Bhutan holds the greatest mystery of many places in the Himalaya.“Bhutan” “The Land of the Thunder Dragon” is famous for its unique appearance and most highly acclaimed tourist destinations. The landlocked country in the Himalaya, The Kingdom of Bhutan lies in the eastern Himalayas, between Tibet to the north and the Indian territories of Assam and West Bengal to the south. The Isloated Oval mountain Kingdom 160km by 322km has been independent for more than 2000 years. It is only since the 1974 coronation of the King, “Jigme Singye Wanchuk”, that Bhutan has been open to the outside world. Bhutan is known as “the Land of Thunder Dragon”, Protected by the composite geography of the high Himalayas from the rest of the world and enriched by the essence of Drukpa Kagyu School of Buddhism, Bhutan has managed to remain shrouded deeply in a jealously guarded isolation. A basic understanding of Bhutan’s Buddhism is essential to understanding the Bhutanese. The Buddhist religion plays a pivotal role in the lives of the Bhutanese and the priesthood is very strong. When the Bhutanese become monks they do so for life. Governed in isolation for centuries, it is a world in its own guarded from modernization and uncontrolled tourism. Traditions keep alive and legends.
Bhutan, best known to the world as “The last Shangri – La” has a rare combination of harmony and accord amidst a landscape of incredible beauty. The mythical Buddhist Kingdom was opened to limited numbers of tourist only three decades ago. Bhutan Tours offer an impressive monastery, amazing architecture, ancient traditions and stunning wide variety of flora and fauna, extremely friendly people and unique colorful culture. Bhutan is a virtually untouched world where spirituality is the way of life and nature is bestowed the admiration it deserves, which is the main element to witness in Bhutan trip. Bhutan is cradled in the deep folds of the Himalayas. Very little has been heard of Bhutan and to most people it is a hidden kingdom shrouded in mystery. It is classed as one of the most exotic destinations in the world today. Tour to the Last Shangri-La is all about exploring ancient traditions and culture, heritage of over 2000 monasteries, scenic beauty of nature, the spiritual land of unique identity. Bhutan is still untouched destined to explore the adventure of an epic, culture and traditions of the era, history and lifestyles of years. Leaving footprints in Bhutan always admires for all visitors for the next visit!