Bhutan General Information
Bhutan, also known as the Land of the Thunder Dragon isn’t an ordinary place. This is the part of the World where Cigarettes are illegal, chilies are taken as dish and where the rice is red in color. Bhutan is recognized as one of the Buddhist lands of the world where most of the houses are painted by giant protective phalluses, where men wear a tunic to work and where Gross National Happiness is given more importance than that of Gross National Products. Bhutan is also well known for Tourism. Tourists have to pay a minimum of US $200 per day, which makes Bhutan one of the world’s most expensive countries to visit, but this fee includes overall visiting, you can arrange your own itinerary and don’t have to travel in groups. But Bhutan lacks Backpacker- style independent travel which happens to be especially in Nepal.
There are early Buddhist sites in the cultural heartland of Bumthang Dzongkhag also including the undisturbed traditional Tibetan-style culture which sets Bhutan as the great Himalayan Kingdom. There are outrageous trekking, textiles and stunning flora and fauna of Phobjika Valley included. Trashigang is one of the places of Bhutan which is town useful for launching toward Eastern Bhutan
Bhutan is a country of too many surprises. It is not only a country of sanity, rather it has otherworldy hermits. Bhutan is comparing and combining the ancient and modern world. Not only that, these days monks are found transcribing the Buddhist texts into computers and the traditionally dressed people chat in their cell phones.
You will become one of the luckiest who has felt the charm and magic of the most enigmatic country –the ‘last Shangri La’ if you do visit Bhutan once. Also, you'll be playing your part in bringing the medieval kingdom into the modern world while maintaining its distinct and amazing cultural identity. You may think about why spending so much to come here. Because most of all, Bhutan teaches you charm and studying of another way of living, an alternative view of what is truly necessary and important in life.