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Revered as the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ or 'Druk Yul,'
Bhutan is regarded as a rare, lasting ‘Shangri-La,' celebrated by its
remoteness in the Himalayan region and featuring spectacular mountain terrain,
varied flora and fauna and uniquely ancient Buddhist monasteries and culture.
This country of rolling hills and towering crags certainly exudes charm. The mountains are mag-nificent, the forests are dense, the people are delightful, the air is pure, the architecture inspiring,
the religion exciting, and the art superb. Like timeless images from the past, the traveler encounters the full glory of this ancient land through its strategic fortresses known as Dzongs,
numerous ancient temples, monasteries and stupas which dot the countryside. Prayer flags flutter along the high ridges and wild animals abound in dense forests. Foaming white waterfalls
are showcased in ethereal showers, and warm smiles grace the faces of its friendly people.
The tiny kingdom of Bhutan shares with Nepal the world's greatest concentration of mountains and living heritage of Buddhism. Flying to Paro can truly be described as a flight into fantasy.
During the flight, a first-hand close-up view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, and other famous peaks of the Himalaya range become a reality.
With its beautiful and largely unspoiled Himalayan setting, its rich flora and fauna and its vibrant Buddhist culture, Bhutan has become an increasingly popular destination for international tourists.
In addition to generating hard-currency revenue, tourism also provides impetus for the development of the services sector and hence the balanced and holistic development of an entire region.
In an effort to safeguard its rich natural and cultural environment, the country has consciously adopted a controlled tourism and development policy.