Bhutan Travel Guide
Plan Your Bhutan Vacation
Nestled between Nepal, Bangladesh, and Burma, Bhutan has long been isolated and protected by the majestic Himalayas. But times are changing and the recently democratized nation is more open to outsiders than ever before. A trek through this Buddhist nation where "gross national happiness" is more valued than GDP, is truly magical—and likely to be a very different experience in only a couple of years.
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Want to experience the customs and traditions of an ancient culture, soak up clean air and unspoiled natural beauty, and revel in the spirituality... Read more
The government proclaims a commitment to attracting "high-dollar, low-impact" guests, rather than hordes of backpackers. Instead of restricting... Read more
There is little that's typical about visiting Bhutan, including the length of stay; depending on your budget and inclination, you can spend as... Read more
Bhutan's colorful, intricate hand-loomed textiles and a smattering of handicrafts like bamboo baskets and wood-turned bowls are among the top... Read more
Bhutanese food is super-hot; chiles are a staple of the diet, and they're stewed in cheese and served as a vegetable. Most food for tourists... Read more
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