Taktshang Goemba, Tiger nest monastery, Bhutan

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Bhutan is no ordinary place. It's the last great Himalayan kingdom, shrouded in mystery and magic, where a traditional Buddhist culture carefully embraces global developments.


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Best Things to Do

Bhutan is an incredible country full of life-changing experiences. Here are 12 of our favorites that will ensure a trip you'll hold dear forever.

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Things to Know

This quick guide navigates the cultural landscape, customs and quirks of the country known locally as Druk Yul, the Land of the Thunder Dragon.

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Find your way around the fascinating Kingdom of Bhutan with our guide to your transportation options.

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Visa Requirements

Almost certainly yes. And you’ll need to make many more arrangements prior to your trip to Bhutan, too.

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Money and Costs

These top tips along with a guide to daily costs can help you plan your budget for a visit to Bhutan.

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Traveling with Kids

In Bhutan, a country that values happiness above everything else, children are welcomed with open arms. Plan your family trip with our guide.

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Best Road Trips

Any road trip through the beautiful Himalayan valleys of Bhutan ranks as one of travel’s most exciting adventures. Here are five of the best.

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