Bhutan, the serene mountain kingdom. Untouched by modernity still retains its old world charm. Opening its doors to tourists in 1974, Bhutan is an ancient land, rich in Buddhist culture. Dotted with ancient monasteries, temples and stupas, Bhutan lies in the eastern Himalayas, bordered by Tibet on the north and India in the south. Bhutan holds many surprises, here the rice is red and the chillies are used not just for seasoning but also as the main ingredient. By choosing to visit Bhutan you will become one of the few to experience the natural charm of this country where happiness is deemed more important that material gain.