Tourism is on the rise in the Himalayan nation of Bhutan – last year it welcomed a record 100,000 visitors after years of isolation. Now the mainly Buddhist nation is seeking more sources of economic growth, and the government is facing calls to drop restrictions on tourism further, as Anbarasan Ethirajan reports.
Three floors, 27 rooms, and one great storehouse of history, Bepzur Chukpo’s Mansion, a family home turned museum at Tang Gewog in Bumthang has so much to offer about medieval Bhutanese culture and lifestyle. Five minutes drive uphill from Tang Gewog connectivity road; visitors will be greeted by 67-year-old Dorji Lhamo who is now the […]
Of the many travel destinations in Asia, Bhutan, sandwiched between India, Nepal and China, is certainly one of the less-visited places on Earth. That’s because the landlocked country prides itself on keeping mass tourism at bay. But as Prince William and Duchess Kate (formerly Kate Middleton) visit the country later this month, Bhutan will quickly […]
Explore what truly sets Bhutan apart from anywhere else and discover one of the most remote kingdoms on earth. Whether you are looking for a day hike or a gruelling 31 day adventure, Bhutan has it all. Pristine mountain lakes, imposing glaciers and some of the world’s most endangered species await you in the mountainous […]
Checklist The following information acts as a guide when traveling to Bhutan. This practical advice is not a comprehensive list but should provide some useful information for you as you plan your travelling. Travel / Medical Insurance The Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan has initiated a travel and medical plan solely for our visitors. Travel […]