Tourism is a world-wide phenomenon. It is only been a few years’ decades, since Bhutan emerged from its isolation and opened its door to the modern world and only in 1974 opened its doors to tourists. Tourism in Bhutan was solely run by the government till 1991, after that Tourism licenses were issue and full responsibility was given to Tour local Operator. The tourism policy of royal government of Bhutan is “high value low volume” tourism. Tourism is limited in Bhutan to preserve and nurtured the rich living culture and identity. Tourist can walk into rich and vibrant culture of Bhutan. People of Bhutan are religious and it is important to show respect on religious places.
The tourism industry in Bhutan is based on the principle of sustainability, which means that tourism is to be ecologically and environmentally friendly, socially and culturally acceptable and economically viable. For this reason, tourism is carefully monitored and the number of tourists visiting Bhutan is kept to a manageable level.
Royal Government of Bhutan states that traveler to Bhutan have to be routed through local tour operators, register under Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) and accompanied by certified local guide by TCB, as to be assures that all travelers are safe and well cared for during their stay. Alluring Bhutan travels will give you way to experience Bhutan in better way. We realize that we have a big responsibility of achieving socio-economic development particularly for a developing country like Bhutan. Visitors can make a real difference between colorful Bhutan and others countries. Traveler who are affordable to visit Bhutan have the great opportunity to help in promoting understanding among people and building closer ties of friendship based on appreciation and respect for different cultures and lifestyles.