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  • Bhutan Overview: What Muslim Travelers expect on their vacation

    Nestled in the Himalayas, the country of Bhutan is a unique place to visit Travelers will definitely love to explore the astonishing mountains and valleys and the exceptional culture of the country. Before visiting Bhutan visitors are required to pre-plan their travel and register with a government approved guided tour agency.…
  • Dochula Pass

    The beautiful kingdom of Bhutan is surrounded by soaring mountain peaks of the Himalayas and admirable passes.

  • Vibrant Colors of the Punakha dzong

    Known as the Palace of Great Happiness The Punakha dzong is the administrative center of the Punakha dzongkhag. Located in the city of Punakha, the Punakha dzong was built in 1637; it was the second dzong to be built in Bhutan and is also the second largest dzong in the country.…
  • Thimphu Overview

    The capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, Thimphu, is a beautiful destination that you will remember throughout your life Blessed with exotic natural beauty and rich in heritage and culture, Thimphu serves as an excellent base for exploring Bhutan. Thimphu is the largest city in the kingdom and also one…
  • Paro Overview

    A beautiful and scenic town, Paro is truly a reward for visitors to Bhutan. Peek into the rich culture of Bhutan and its mystical natural treasures. Paro boasts of having being home to the only airport of the country and to several legends that dates back to before the BC era.…
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Bhutan Info

ADMINISTRATIVE/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Thimphu

GEOGRAPHY

Located towards the eastern extreme of the Himalayas mountain range Bhutan lies in between China and India. The country has a land area of 38,394 km².

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 0.7Million. Muslims account for about 5% of the population.

CLIMATE

Bhutan's climate is varied as its altitudes. Winter is very cold , the temperature can reach -6°C which will be during December to March. Summer time the temperatures reach an average of 25 °C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Dzongkha is the official language.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+6 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 9 AM to 5 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS
Winter Solstice : January 2nd
Traditional Day of Offering : January 16th
Birth Aniversary of Fifth Druk Gyalpo : February 21,22,23
National Day : December 17th

Based on the lunar calandar:
Loard Buddhas Parinivana
Descending Day of Loard Buddha

CURRENCY

Bhutan Ngultrum

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 113
Medical: 112
Fire: 110

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