Bhutan boasts of a variety of high quality
arts and crafts as carpentry, blacksmithing,
weaving, painting, sculpture, casting, bamboo
works, paper works and textiles from different
The most common fish in Bhutan is the Rainbow
trout and salmon are found in fresh water
lakes and rivers.
Bhutan is a Buddhist country and offers
plenty of holy places and shrines.
Dating back to the 7th century, the Kichu
Temple in Paro and Jambay Temple in Bumthang
are a few of the many to see.
There are about 675 species of Birds in
Bhutan and the list grows longer each year.
Given the density of forest cover and the
steep vertical descents, the road is often
the best place from which to watch the birds,
as there is very less vehicular traffic.
Recommended sites include the stretch of
road down from Dochu la to Wangduephodrang,
from Wangduephodrang to Nobding and before
Trongsa. For those who go east, the 2000
m. descent between Sungar and Limithang
is spectacular for bird watching. Trekking
will provide you with a greater chance of
seeing high altitude birds at close range.
ALPINE FLOWERS AND BOTANICAL TOURS
60% of Bhutan is covered in forests of fir,
conifers, temperate and broadleaf species.
It is also known as the land of medicinal
herbs and over 5000 species of plants are
found in Bhutan. Some alpine flowers include
lichens, mosses, tiny rhododendrons, nivale,
edelweiss and varieties of primula. At the
end of winter, the high altitude grazing
lands are carpeted with a multitude of wild
flowers and during the monsoons, even more
vibrantly coloured flowers are found. During
early September, some varieties include
anemones, forget-me-nots, dwarf irises,
dwarf rhododendrons, primulas, delphininums
Detailed itineraries are available on request.
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