Getting Here and Around

Discover Bhutan – The Travel Magazine

Tourism has forayed into print with the launch of the country’s first travel magazine “Discover Bhutan” yesterday. The 100 glossy paged magazine aims to provide a platform for the tourism fraternity and the general public to highlight information and experiences, apart from enabling people to make the best choice of destination in Bhutan.


Brahminy Starling, And Other New Birds

Picture copyright – Wikipedia This story which appeared in Bhutan’s national newspaper Kuensel reports that Bhutan has recorded 21 new additional species, adding to its high floral and faunal diversity, according to officials of the nature conservation division. With the additional species, the country has now recorded a total of 677 types of birds as of […]

Activities Attractions

Bhutan Festival Dates 2009

Festivals form an inseparable part of the Bhutanese culture. The Tshechus (festivals) are celebrated for 3 to 5 days in which both monks and laymen take part in the dances.

Tour Companies

List of Bhutanese Tour Operators

To travel to Bhutan, you must book your tour through a local Bhutanese tour operator. Your tour operator will organize your trip, taking care of everything – including your Bhutanese visa, Druk Air tickets, guides, hotels, transport, permits, etc. As of August 2009, there are 377 tour operators in Bhutan registered with the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB), […]


Bhutan Birds – A Pictorial Book

Bhutan is an ornithologistís paradise with over 640 bird species of which 16 species have been identified as being globally threatened, according to Bird Life International, the eastern and the central part of the kingdom like Zhemgang are reputed to be among the best birding spots in Asia.