Welcome To Bhutan

Land of the Thunder Dragon

Kingdom of Bhutan is a landlocked South Asian country, which is situated in the Eastern Himalayas, between China in the north and India in the south. A mountainous country, Bhutan is known locally as “Druk Yul” or “Land of the Thunder Dragon”, a name reflecting the cultural heritage of the country. The exonym Bhutan likely derives from the Prakrit hybrid word Bhŏṭṭaṃta, a name referring to its geographical proximity to Tibet Nepal and Bangladesh are located near Bhutan but do not share a border with it.The subalpine Himalayan mountains in the north rise from the country’s lush subtropical plains in the south. In the Bhutanese Himalayas, there are peaks higher than 7,000 metres (23,000 ft) above sea level.Bhutan and neighbouring Tibet experienced the spread of Buddhism, which originated in the Indian subcontinent during the lifetime of Gautama Buddha.

Tourists Attractions of Bhutan

Paro Taktsang

The monastery is located at an altitude of 3120 metres above sea level. Paro Taktsang is the most sacred Buddhist site in Bhutan.

Punakha Dzong

The Punakha Dzong, also known as the Pungtang Dechen Photrang Dzong, literally translates to the ‘palace of great happiness or bliss.

Buddha Dordenma

The Buddha Dordenma is the largest sitting statue of the Buddha yetasuring in at measuring 51.5 meters in height and made of solid bronze.

Phobjikha Valley

The Phobjikha Valley is where the endangered Black Necked Cranes migrate to in winter from their breeding ground in the Tibetan Plateau.

Memorial Chorten

This large chorten is one of the most visible landmarks in Thimphu, and for many Bhutanese it is the focus of daily worship.

Dochula Pass

Dochula Pass, Bhutan is a wonderful sight at 3100m. The pass offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the snow-laden giant Himalayas.


Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan and is known for its spectacular scenery and rich culture. It is also the largest city in the country.

Punakha Suspension Bridge

Punakha Suspension Bridge is one of Bhutan’s longest suspension bridges, reaching 160-180m and located high over the fast Po Chhu River.