5 Interesting Facts About Bhutan That Makes It A Great Travel Destination

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Bhutan is the country's of breathtaking views, beautiful sceneries and landmarks, reserved place of vibrant proud culture, their simple traditional lifestyle, a Buddhist religion and interesting festival celebrations.

Bhutan is a tiny independent kingdom located just between India and China. A country's known to be called  "Land of the Thunder Dragon".This country offers a desiring and inquisitive travel experience. With Bhutan tours they will give you a few interesting things that may take you to your next destination.

1. Breathtaking Views and Mountain Sceneries

Bhutan has a breathtaking views of fertile lands and rugged mountains sceneries. You can find the most  trekking  and mountain climbing  in Northern part in Bhutan. The country's economy is most relying on agriculture and forestry which accounts to more 90% of its people livelihood.
Bhutan has always  very conscious in safeguarding its natural resources as the country's economy is mostly relying on agriculture and forestry which accounts to more 90% of its people's livelihood. That is why vast landmarks can be seen throughout the country accompanied by animal husbandry. You will also appreciated the country's geography since its terrain is dominated by valleys, rivers, forest, and mountains in which Himalayans Mountains are the most popular.
2. Simple traditional and domesticated Lifestyle
 Bhutan preserve its rich cultural heritage and simple traditional lifestyle. This place also greatly reflects of Tibetan culture as Tibet mostly has a sole and direct contact with the kingdom according to Bhutan's history. When you happen to visit local restaurant or any typical houses, you may find that they still use clay pots and pans, and wood to cook food. Internet or cable TVs are rarely circulated around the country and you might even find that homes don't have any television or telephones at all. A visit in this country will let you experience a life filled with solemnity and utmost simplicity
3. Bhutan Religion
Buddhism is the dominant religion of the whole Bhutan population.Their Buddhist faith has played and continues to play a fundamental role in the cultural, ethical and sociological development of Bhutan and it's people
With monks and nuns, their religion has made a huge help primarily in preserving Bhutan’s ancient culture and enlightening Bhutan’s people about wisdom, compassion, and loving-kindness. Its richness of the country’s religion can be seen through a few temples like Taktshang and Gangteng Monastery.
4. Festivals and Holidays Celebration
People in Bhutan may be living quietly and with simplicity but still they give importance to the blessings of their environment, the influence of their religion, their government, and so on. That is why they are also seen celebrating and mingling with other people. The Day of Offerings, Losar, Thimphu Drubchen, Thimphu Tsechu, Winter Solstice, Shabdung Kuchoey, and Lord Buddha’s Paranirvana are just some of their yearly celebrations or holidays displaying the richness of their culture.
5. Bhutan Beautiful Landmarks
Most foreign visitors are attracted to Bhutan’s rich landmarks. Some of which are the Textile Museum, Trashichho Dzong, Folk Heritage Museum, the National Memorial Chorten, the Centenary Farmer’s Market, the “Tiger’s Den”, Chele La Pass, Gangteng Monastery, and the Himalaya Mountains.

It is absolutely intriguing how such a small kingdom still happens to survive even with its very simple structures and a struggling culture. Visiting Bhutan will surely a fun and learning and interesting experience.


Vernz said...

interesting yung lately lang sila nag-open up for TV .. interesting small charming country ... agi ko...

Bradly Jones said...

Great posts on this blog. I'm on my way to Dhaka and will be needing all the information i can get because I will be staying shortly in Bhutan, I need to be able to gather knowledge as well as pictures, I adore Buddhism as well. Thanks for sharing. Your article was a real brain massage.

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camille said...

this was posted from a visitor from buffalo NY? is that what it said?
i am in buffalo. would love to know more.


Great Filipino Recipes said...

Those are some great pictures. I guess you never know the wonders of the world until you start visiting them.

janina said...

Hi! we'll be going in Bhutan in January, did u happen to know any Filipino living there?

Dhruv Thaker said...

Nice post. Thanks for detailed information about Bhutan.

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