Tradition & Culture
People from Bhutan are generally categorized in three main ethnic groups: the Tshanglas, Ngalops and the Lhotshampas. Bhutanese society is free of class or a caste system and slavery was abolished by the Third King JigmeDorjiWangchuck in the early 1950s through a royal edict.
Bhutan is a Buddhist country and people often refer to it as the last stronghold of Vajrayana Buddhism. The Bhutanese constitution guarantees freedom of religion and citizens and visitors are free to practice any form of worship so long as it does not impinge on the rights of others. Christianity, Hinduism and Islam are also present in the country.
The Bhutanese are a fun-loving people fond of song and dance, friendly contests of archery, stone pitching, traditional darts, basketball and football. People from Bhutan are a social community that enjoys weddings, religious holidays and other events as the perfect opportunities to gather with friends and family.
Accommodation during this trip
On this Glimpse of Bhutan Tour, The Trekkers’ Society offers you 3 star standard hotel; however there are luxury 4/5 star accommodation available which can be arranged at a surcharge.
Flight to Bhutan: The flight is not included in the tour price, however we can assist you in finding the best flight options and the package price will be including the flight.
Transport during the trip: We at Trekkers' Society provide private vehicles for the airport transfers and all sightseeing tours in Bhutan.
Best Season to visit Bhutan
Bhutan is all-year-round destination, yet spring/summer (March-June) and autumn (September-November) may be more desirable travel times for this tour. Read more about when to travel to Bhutan (link).
Visa & Travel Permit information
A visa is to be obtained prior to arrival in Bhutan for all foreigners, except for SAARC countries. Please see Bhutan Travel Information. (LINK).