Bhutan is a tiny, remote and impoverished kingdom nestling in the Himalayas between its powerful neighbours, India and China. Almost completely cut off for centuries, it has tried to let in some aspects of the outside world while fiercely guarding its ancient traditions. The Bhutanese name for Bhutan, Druk Yul, means "Land of the Thunder Dragon" and it only began to open up to outsiders in the 1970s.
Bhutan's ancient Buddhist culture and breathtaking scenery make it a natural tourist attraction. Tourism is restricted; visitors must travel as part of a pre-arranged package or guided tour. Backpackers and independent travellers are discouraged. National dress is compulsory - the knee-length wrap-around "gho" for men and the ankle-length dress known as the "kira" for women. The Bhutanese monarchy has also promoted the philosophy of "Gross National Happiness" (GNH), which strives to achieve a balance between the spiritual and the material. But by the 1990s, attempts to stress the majority Buddhist culture and the lack of any political representation had led to deep resentment among the ethnic Nepali community in the south
Mythical Bhutan Travels combines all Tours, Trekking, and Adventures of both the mind and the body. Generally our tours combine with short hikes or also sometime with long treks (and walks for less energetic and aged ones). For others who do not like physical exercises, we provide cultural trips for those keen on exploring Bhutan’s artistic, religious and cultural heritage, and nature adventures such as Birds, animals and flower watching, sightseeing and trips to country’s prized parks and sanctuaries for nature lovers. Mythical Bhutan Travels will also arrange tailor made programs for their clients.
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