The tiny country of Bhutan is one of the best sustainable travel destinations in the world. Slow travel is the norm here and authenticity is the promise. Alive in its valleys, the Himalayan kingdom is replete with monasteries, stupas, quaint villages with their old world charm.
Surrounded by India, Tibet, China and the Himalayas, Bhutan offers an eclectic mix of flora, fauna, and breathtaking landscapes ranging from steep mountains to dense forests to subtropical plains. Apart from being a tranquil trekking destination, Bhutan is a haven for kayaking, river rafting, fly fishing, bird watching, mountain biking, as well as their national sport archery. Exploring the dzongs, monasteries, and templesm the Bhutan adventure is a mix of activity and relaxation.
Paro is home to Paro Taktsang Monastery ((Tiger’s Nest) that overlooks the lush Paro Valley. Thimpu, Bumthang Valley, Punakha, Phuentsholing, Mongar, and Trashigang offer monasteries that are home to the country’s cultural heart. Bhutan is best visited from October to April, the festival season when the dzongs come to life.
Predominantly Buddhist since the 7th Century, Bhutan is a biodiversity hotspot. Apart from various species of plants and birds like the endangered black necked crane. One can also catch a glimpse of the Himalayan Musk Deer, the Tibetan Wolf, and the Red Panda, to name a few.
Sacred Dot Tours is a leading Destination Management Company, and ground handler in Bhutan. Sacred Dot works with world class hotels to offer tailor made holidays, honeymoons and group travel.