Location of Bhutan
Bhutan, known to its people as 'Drukyul', the Land of Thunder Dragon, is a tiny, land-locked kingdom in South Asia, located between India to the south and China to the north in the Eastern Himalayan Region. It is a mountainous country blessed with good environment system. The Kingdom has a total area of 38,394 sq. km and it lies between 88 Â° 45' and longitude east and 26 Â° 40' and 28 Â° 15' north.
The Royal Government of Bhutan has adopted a very cautious approach to the development of tourism in the Kingdom in an effort to avoid the negative impact of tourism on the culture and the environment. Foreign visitors to Bhutan must either be guests of the government or tourists. All tourists - Groups or Individuals - must travel on a pre-planned, prepaid, guided package tour program. Independent travel is not permitted.