Bhutan is full of Green forest with various species
Bhutan, the land of Thunder Dragon, is no ordinary place. It is a Himalayan kingdom replete with myths and legends, where the best of traditional culture thrives and the latest global developments are enthusiastically embraced. Bhutan holds many surprises. Customs, traditions and ceremonies are some of the efforts to develop a unique cultural identification for the country.
When looking at the world map you will find Bhutan in between two large countries. It is bounded on the northeast and north by China and remaining by India.
Bhutan occupies a fascinating corner of the globe, where you will not only be entertained but also take the beautiful memories of the country. The king here has made it a priority to meet and speak to the people in the most inaccessible parts of the country, travelling for days on foot to get to them in their own homes, and hear about their worries and needs.
Natural Evironment is mostly in pristine form, with the national policy and law to always maintain 60 percent of the country is under forest cover, for Bhutan’s rich biodiversity in future.
In Bhutan Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product which clearly shows GNH still evolving, in a dynamic world, is more holistic and balanced development paradigm that recognizes the importance of physical as well as psychological wellbeing. Bhutan is told to be unique in tourism and the Bhutanese pride themselves on a sustainable, eco-friendly approach in line with the country’s popular philosophy of Gross National Happiness. Equitable Socio-economic development, Conservation of the environment, preservation of cultural tradition and good governance are the four pillar of GNH.
Bhutan is varied climatic character for a relatively small land mass, the wide geographical variation. In other one way culture and traditional is one of the rich heritage and Textiles and handicraft is considered an integral part of worship and spiritual practice. Festivals, architecture, rituals and music are all celebrations and social activities with “Happiness as the Ultimate Goal of Development”. National symbols-on December 17, 1907 Bhutan established its hereditary monarchy by appointing Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuck as the first king. The representatives decided to end the internal strife in the country. This landmark decision set the kingdom on the path of unprecedented peace and prosperity. Today, this occasion is commemorated as Bhutan’s National Day.