Why everyone wants to visit Bhutan- The Land of Thunder Dragon.
Why Everyone Wants to Visit Bhutan beacuse Bhutan, or the Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon, is nestled in the lap of the eastern Himalayas bordering with India in the south and China in the north. This tiny kingdom is primarily agrarian and is still a rural country almost devoid of industrialization. Globally, Bhutan is renowned for environment conservation, good governance, religious and cultural preservation. As a “Gift to the Earth”, Bhutan maintains more than 70 % of its entire land cover under pristine forest, and was the recipient of the United Nations Environment Programs’ Champion of the Earth Award 2005 for environment conservation. Culturally, Bhutan is a country with well-preserved heritage, where religion and traditions of every ethnic group are not the things of the past but an active part of every day life of all Bhutanese citizens.
With the initiation of development plan from 1960’s by the Royal Government, the self imposed isolation policy was revoked by blending the process of modernization with centuries old ways of life, culture and tradition. Decades of development have propelled Bhutan from the medieval age into the 21st century’s modern nation like no other.
Bhutan is ranked among the top 10 countries with the highest flora and fauna density and has been declared a global hot spot for environment conservation. Today, Bhutan is a most sought destination, the every reason for it to be so are:
• the last Mahayana kingdom
• an unrivalled culture, tradition and art
• the beauty of the pastoral landscape and the best that nature
• a smiling and friendly people,
• its unique philosophy of development “Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product’.
• modernizing the Bhutanese lives the Bhutanese way
he unique culture, and the untouched nature of the country and its people, gives Bhutan its unique appeal. All of these makes Bhutan an exotic travel destination and definitely deserves a visit.