Bhutan visit

Haa summer festival will be added to Bhutan festival list starting year 2011

Monday, November 29th, 2010

The initiative is introduced to promote Haa as a tourist destination by the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) and the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO). Besides promoting Haa as a tourist destination, officials from TCB and ABTO told Bhutan Times that it will also showcase traditional living, nomadic lifestyle, alpine flowers including white poppy […]

“ Bhutan became democracy in 2008”

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Mr, Brian Baird was so impressed and inspired by the small landlock Bhutan. The U.S.A. could learn more from Bhutan than Bhutan from the U.S.A., considering how Bhutan transited to a parliamentary democracy, and the way things are functioning. “Everyone in Bhutan was conscious with purposeful effort, truly consistent with the culture and religion after […]

Was it a Eureka moment?

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Was it a Eureka moment? In the documentary Lost Land of the Tigers, BBC’s camera traps caught two Royal Bengal tigers at 4100 m in our mountains. This they claimed was not only an exciting new science but also proved that these majestic cats lived through out Bhutan. The documentary stunned experts and fascinated about […]

The genuine Bhutanese handicraft bazaar

Friday, November 5th, 2010

The Craft Bazaar was opened at the Centenary Farmers’ Market in Thimphu The Secretary of economics affair ministry, said many handi­craft products, which many visitors think are Bhutanese, are from India and Nepal. “What we are concerned is that our own traditional arts and crafts could fade away if imported products are sold and promoted […]

Flowers of Bhutan

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

The Eastern Himalayas have long been renowned for the wealth of their flora. Botanists the world over have traveled to this region to study. Many of the most prized garden flowers in the West today, like several species of the rhododendron, clematis, lily, and poppy were bred from plants and seeds collected in the Eastern […]

Bhutan Tourism is high value, low impact.

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

The “low impact” on culture and environment as the tourism council of Bhutan (TCB) calls,” has come at a time when the government has committed to increase the “volume” of tourists visiting Bhutan. In the next two years, it aims to bring in 100,000 tourists, which is about one-sixth of the country’s population. For more […]

Tiger in Bhutan at 4000 m plus

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

The big cats climbs Bhutan Himalayas, as it was recently caught by the camera traps set up by the BBC at 4000m. Evidence of “mountain tigers”, as the BBC calls them, was “discovered” by park officials in Bhutan last year said wildlife conservation division’s (WCD) head, Sonam Wangchuk. “We’ve found pug marks and droppings at […]

Bhutan Prime Minister Visit New York.

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Bhutan Prime Minister Jigmi Y Thinley kicked off his trip to New York with an address at the World Leaders Forum at Columbia University yesterday to a packed auditorium of students, dignitaries and academics, who gave him a standing ovation. In his speech on “Wellbeing, Happiness and Leadership,” Bhutan Prime Minister focused mainly on the […]

On foot to then Ride at the back of Trucks.

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

The few people did what Gyeltshen trulku has done, he has trek and rode at the back of trucks to get all over retreat centre in eastern Bhutan. In his effort to spread the noble teachings of the Buddha, a rinpoche in the east has followed in spirit� Without any financial assistance, lam Kuenzang Tenpai […]

Mobile Phones on Bhutan Himalayas.

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

The one most popular trekking area has been connected with cell phone, it is indeed very good news for all the tour operators and the trekkers. Lingship! can now ask their love one  to prepare her/his choice of dinner while climbing the over the passes coming home. The principal of Lingshi community primary school, Pema […]