FACTS ABOUT BHUTAN
-“Bhutan” translates to “Land of the Thunder Dragon.” It earned the nickname because of the fierce storms that often roll in from the Himalayas.
-At 24,840 feet, Gangkhar Puensum is the highest point in Bhutan—and the highest unclimbed mountain in the world.
-By Royal Decree, Bhutan places a much higher premium on Gross Happiness Product, GHP, over Gross National Product, GNP.
-Bhutan provides free education, free health care, and free elctricity to farmers.
-Bhutan is the only country in the world with a negative carbon footprint and a world leader in the effort to curb Global Warming.
-Bhutan is the first country in the world with specific constitutional obligations on its people to protect the environment. Among its requirements: At least 60 percent of the nation must remain under forest cover at all times.
-Bhutan’s National Forests are connected by ‘green corridors’ so that wildlife can roam freely from one environmental habitat to another according to animals’ migratory needs
JOIN US ON A MAGICAL 13-DAY TOUR OF BHUTAN
Tour BHUTAN with us and experience the mystery, the beauty, the history, the ancient traditions of this incredible country. The adventure is a once-in-a-lifetime journey long remembered by all tour participants.
We are looking to fill a minimum quota of 18 committed adventurers to participate in this 13- day journey. WE NEED TO FILL THIS QUOTA OF FELLOW TRAVELLERS BY SEPTEMBER 10.
PLEASE CONTACT SUE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND SPECIFIC DETAILS. Kindly refrain from making flight reservations at this time. The cost for the tour is which includes the group round trip flight departing from Hong Kong to Bhutan and back from Bhutan to Hong Kong, food, and lodging.