Tour to the Majestic Bhutan


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Tour to the Majestic Bhutan

  1. 1. PRESENTED BY :HIMALAYAN HEIGHTS TRAVELS Ph.Nos.9619666943,9619666956,9403019300
  2. 2.  Bhutan is a landlocked state in South Asia located at the eastern end of the Himalayas & bordered to the south east & west by India& to the north by china. Bhutan is separated from the nearby country of Nepal to the west be the Indian state of Sikkim.& from Bangladesh to the south by west Bengal. BHUTAN EXISTED AS A PATCHWORK OF MINOR WARNING FIEFDOMS UNTIL THE EARLY 17th century , when the area was unified by shabdrung ngawang namgyal, who fled Religious persecution in Tibet and cultivated a separate Bhutanese identity. THE STATE RELIGION IS VAJRAYANA BUDDHISM AND THE POPULATION IS PREDOMINANTLY BUDDHIST , WITH HINDUISM THE SECOND largest religion. outh by West Bengal.
  3. 3. BHUTANBhutan – The land ofclouds.The Bhutanese howeverprefer to call it –“ Drul-Yul “ – whichmeans - The Land ofDragons.Thimpu is the capital.Bhutan Standard Time ishalf an hour ahead ofIST.
  4. 4. ThimphuThimphu is the capitalof bhutan. It issituated at analtitude of 2287m.Thimpu is the largestcity of bhutan.The buildings retainancient bhutaneseculture &architectural styles.The mini-zoo inmothigang area hasTakin an animal uniqueto bhutan.
  5. 5. ParoThe Paro valley is the mostbeautiful in Bhutan withMount Chomolhari toweringover it.The Paro airport is the onlyinternational airport ofBhutan.The Paro fort - the ruins ofthe fort provide aspectacular view of thesurrounding valley, whichonce protected againstTibetan invasions.
  6. 6. MuseumThe museums inBhutan offer a uniqueperspective onBhutanese history,culture, rural life-style,artistic traditions,textile art forms andreligion.
  7. 7. Dochula Pass is locatedDochula Pass on the way to Punakha from Thimpu. One can get an enchanting view of the majestic Himalayas from here. The pass is a popular spiritual place with the Druk Wangyal Chortens- 108 stupas built by the eldest Queen mother Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk.
  8. 8. PUNAKHA MONASTERYOn the confluence of the rivers Pochu and Mochu stands the magnificientmonument- The Punakha dzong. Apart from the traditional Bhutanese woodworkmasonry, metalwork and paintings on the colossal main structures more than200 sacred images intricately crafted out of the five menjim ( Preciuossubstances)and modern elementsthat include copper,brass and other materialenrich the numerous lakhangs in the dzong.