Tourism in Bhutan

Tourism in BhutanTourism in the country of Bhutan began in mid 1970s, when the Bhutan Government, in an effort to raise revenue and to promote the country’s unique traditions to the world outside, opened the country to the outside world. From 287 tourists in 1974 who visited Bhutan the number of tourists arrivals have increased phenomenally from all over the world?

bhutan-tourDespite being open to foreigners, the government is acutely aware of the environmental impact tourists can have on Bhutan’s unique unspoiled culture and landscape, Therefore, there is a restriction in the level of tourist activity from the start, preferring higher quality tourists.

hutan-toursUntil 1991, the Bhutan Tourism Corporation (BTC), a self-financing body, followed the government’s tourism policy. The government, however, privatized BTC in October 1991, allowing private sector investment and activity. As a result, today a lot of tour operators exist in Bhutan.

The most important centre’s for tourism in Bhutan are Thimphu – the capital city, Paro famous for the Tiger Monetary and the city of Punakha , There are 2 airlines from India with regular flights to Paro – Druk air and Bhutan air.

The accommodation in Bhutan can be categorized into standard, deluxe, premium and luxury. The most popular luxury hotels in Bhutan are – Taj Hotels, Aman Hotel and recently opened Meridien hotel in Paro and thimphu.

The most popular Bhutan air packages include return air tickets, accommodation, breakfast, dinner, transfers and sightseeing. The cost of the package goes up during the festival period and the long weekends. For discounted rates of these Bhutan Tour packages contact Swan Tours at 011-23415601 or visit www.swantour.com

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the city of Punakha , There are 2 airlines from India with regular flights to Paro – Druk air and Bhutan air.

The accommodation in Bhutan can be categorized into standard, deluxe, premium and luxury. The most popular luxury hotels in Bhutan are – Taj Hotels, Aman Hotel and recently opened Meridien hotel in Paro and thimphu.

The most popular Bhutan air packages include return air tickets, accommodation, breakfast, dinner, transfers and sightseeing. The cost of the package goes up during the festival period and the long weekends. For discounted rates of these Bhutan Tour packages contact Swan Tours at 011-23415601 or visit www.swantour.com

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