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Bhutan

A Glimpse of Bhutan

Bhutanese refer to their own country as Druk-Yul even more frequently than Bhutan, the official name by which this small kingdom embraced by the world's highest mountains between Tibet and India is known. It means "the land of the thunder dragon". It is due to the ancient belief that there are dragons that live in a network of cavernous galleries in the Himalayas. The sound of thunder would actually be about the impetuous and desperate roar of these gigantic mythological creatures.

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A Glimpse of Bhutan
Journey Highlights
  • Temple of Bddha
  • Memorial Chorten
  • Tashichho Dzong
  • Cheri Monastery
  • Dochula Pass
  • Temple of Fertility
  • Punakha Fortress
  • Rinpung Dzong
  • Tiger’s Nest

Monasteries of Bhutan

Once upon a time there was a small kingdom lost on the edge of the Himalayas, dancing between clouds and giant rhododendrons. Kneaded by the benevolent hand of the Buddha and the imperious influence of the great Tibet, the Drukyul, the “land of the dragon”, nonetheless asserts its own voice,
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Monasteries of Bhutan
Journey Highlights
  • Temple of Buddha
  • Tashichho Dzong
  • Cheri Monastery
  • Dochula Pass
  • Gangtey Monastery
  • Punakha Fortress
  • Black and White Temples
  • Rinpung Dzong
  • Tiger’s Nest