Bhutanese culture is regarded as one of the oldest and well preserved
cultures in the world. People of Bhutan have always been careful about
conserving their centuries-old culture. Even in today's time, Bhutan has
been able to retain its old world charm. This is one of the reasons Bhutan
is loved by the tourists who want to pass their holidays in ethnic pockets.
Bhutan is the land of people who are deeply associated with their age-long
customs and festivals. These festivals bring smile on their faces. The
Bhutanese celebrate their festivals with huge fanfare. They dance, sing and
eat, and follow plethora of customs which are inextricably associated with
these festivals. Watching them perform these festivals is a delightful and
Bhutan is the only country in the world to have adopted Mahayana Buddhism
in its Tantric form as its official religion. The Buddhist faith has played
and continues to play a fundamental role in the cultural, ethical and
sociological development of country and its people. Monks are held in great
respect and play an active part in community life.
Bhutanese food is usually seasoned with red chillies and can be quite hot
for those who are not accustomed to it. However, tourists are mostly
provided buffet style meals. Indian, Chinese and Continental is available in
hotels. If you want to taste local cuisine and beverages, you can order in
Bhutan is the land of mountains. The fact which automatically brings
activities like trekking to it. The land of thundering dragon holds number
of treks which bring lot of joy for the trekker fraternity. Trekking in
Bhutan spells delight and thrill.
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