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Leisure Vacations in Bhutan

Mar 23, 2008
Are you planning a trip to Bhutan, the landlocked nation that is covered by the Himalayan Mountains and is sandwiched between South Asia, India and China. With the total area of 47,000 square kilometer and an estimated population of 672,425 (according to the census of year 2005), the density of population in Bhutan is 45 square kilometer.

Bhutan is divided in twenty districts with major towns such as Jakar, Mongar, Paro, Thimpu, Trongsa and Trashigang. However, if you are planning to start off a Bhutan trip, make sure you check out the travel scene, you will find stunning natural scenery and amazing architectural delight that shows takes you to the land of Buddhism, it teachings and traditions.

Once in Bhutan, you have the opportunity of finding wide variety of national parks such as Jigme Dorji National Park, Royal Manas National Park, Trumshingla National Park and Jigme Singye Wangchuk National Park that are well known for its scenic locales. In Bhutan, you can enjoy wildlife sanctuaries and natural reserves such as Bomdeling Wildlife Sanctuary, Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary, Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary, Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, and Toorsa Strict Nature Reserve.

Bhutan is a pleasurable trip that is well known for various tourism delights such as sacred sights such as Kurjey Lhakhang, Singye Dzong and Takshang Monastery. Some of the activities that can be useful recreational activities can be trekking, archery and participation in the Tshechu festival that attracts more than 30,000 tourists annually.

If you are planning to go for a Bhutan trip, make sure you travel light as it is a hilly region where one cannot carry heavy luggage. However, it is very important to pay obeisance and respect to local laws so as to avoid hurting local sentiments. One should know the fact that the king and queen are highly regarded. So, one should bear this in mind while talking to localities.

As Bhutan is a holy land, never sit on stupas or manis. Also keep in mind to remove your shoes and hats while entering the holy places. Smoking is strictly prohibited in public and religious places.

So, following the above tips will definitely help you in enjoying if you keep all these things in mind, you will definitely enjoy your leisure vacation in Bhutan. While going for the Bhutan trip, make sure have some specify knowledge about the area so as to know more about its geographical location and climatic features.
About the Author
Reginald Melchor is a Leisure Travel Consultant.
A whole world awaits everyone who need a change of scenery. To find out how to vacation at affordable prices or to earn additional income visit:
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