Bhutan is located in the eastern Himalayas, bordered to the north by China and to the south, east and west by India. The altitude varies from 300m (1000ft) in the narrow lowland region to 7000m (22,000ft) in the Himalayan plateau in the north, and there are three distinct climatic regions. The foothills are tropical and home to deer, lion, leopards and the rare golden monkey as well as much tropical vegetation including many species of wild orchids. The Inner Himalaya region is temperate; wildlife includes bear, boar and sambar and the area is rich in deciduous forests. The High Himalaya region is very thinly populated, but the steep mountain slopes are the home of many species of animals including snow leopards and musk deer Country ItselfA abode in the heart of the vast Himalayan region, but little known to the outside world just being wedged between giant neighbors and secluded by some of the highest mountain ranges. A Hidden in the mighty Himalayas, between India and China, the independent Bhutanese people have largely lived a life of totally isolation from the world. They have succeed in maintaining their cultural and spiritual heritage preserved in age-old traditions.
Tour in Bhutan
Bhutan is the nation that have unmatched high-altitude beauty. Bhutan's peaceful folk, tradition-steeped way of life, and pristine environment are just about nonexistent elsewhere in the world. The government of Bhutan wants to keep the country this way and therefore has created certain guidelines for tourism, such as fixing the tour rate and requiring tourists to have a guided tour, which all tour operators must follow.
Trekking in Bhutan is a unique experience unlike many of the more treks offered in Asia. The variety of treks ranges from a simple three-day trek Drukpath Trek from the district of Thimphu to Paro (and vice-versa) to 25-day legendary SnowmanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Trek that takes veteran trekkers through some of the most exquisite spots in the country. The Snowman Trek is also labeled the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s toughest trek as it goes over 12 mountain passes, all of the over 4,500meter..