Bhutan Tourism To Mark Its Golden Jubilee With A Road Show In India

For Indians seeking adventure, culture, and summer retreats, Bhutan's proximity, shared cultural ties, and friendly bilateral relations make it a welcoming destination
Punakha Dzong Monastery, Bhutan
Punakha Dzong Monastery, BhutanShutterstock

Celebrating half a century of tourism excellence, Bhutan is organising a special India Road Show from June 17 to 21, 2024, with summer travel as its theme. This roadshow will journey through four major Indian cities: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Ahmedabad, offering a unique opportunity for travel industry experts to connect, explore business ventures, and design exceptional travel experiences to Bhutan.

According to reports, Bhutan saw a significant influx of visitors, with about 19,212 Indians travelling to the country in May 2024 alone—a 100 per cent increase from April.

The roadshow will feature around 20 Bhutanese exhibitors, including tour operators, hotels, and airlines, showcasing exclusive offers, packages, and promotions.

About Bhutan

Bhutan has become a captivating travel destination for Indian tourists, offering a blend of natural beauty, rich culture, and spirituality. Nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan's landscapes, from lush valleys to snow-capped peaks, provide a perfect summer escape.

With a focus on sustainable tourism, the country preserves its natural and cultural heritage, ensuring visitors' unique and authentic experience.

The Punakha Suspension Bridge. Bhutan
The Punakha Suspension Bridge. BhutanShutterstock

For Indian travellers, Bhutan's appeal is multifaceted. The country's proximity, shared cultural ties, and friendly bilateral relations make travel convenient and welcoming. Indian citizens benefit from visa-free entry, simplifying the travel process. Bhutan's monasteries, fortresses, and traditional festivals glimpse a deeply spiritual and culturally rich society. Destinations like Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha are famous for their historical significance and scenic beauty.

Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in trekking, river rafting, and wildlife spotting, while wellness seekers can rejuvenate in the beautiful landscapes. Bhutanese hospitality, coupled with a range of accommodations from luxurious resorts to cosy homestays, ensures a comfortable stay for every budget.

Moreover, Bhutan's culinary delights, vibrant markets, and handicrafts provide immersive experiences that resonate with Indian visitors. The country's emphasis on Gross National Happiness adds a unique dimension, making every visit a soul-enriching journey.

(With inputs from multiple reports)

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