Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is a land of monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic topography ranging from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as 7,326m Jomolhari are a destination for serious trekkers. Taktsang Palphug (Tiger’s Nest) monastery, a sacred site, clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley.

Bhutan Takin

The Takin is Bhutan’s national animal and it also has a rich primate life, with rare species such as the golden langur, and a wide variety of wild life including tiger, leopard, bear, deer and marmot amongst others. More than 770 species of bird have been recorded in Bhutan with the globally endangered white-winged duck added recently.

The Eastern Himalayas have been identified as a global biodiversity hotspot and counted among the 234 globally outstanding ecoregions and more than 5,400 species of plants are found in Bhutan, Fungi forming a key part of Bhutanese ecosystems.

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Bhutan Taktsang Palphug (Tiger’s Nest) monastery

Bhutan Monklets

 

 

 

 

 

You can see past tours to Bhutan in 2015 and 2014

 

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