Culture & Tradition
Bhutanese society is deeply immersed in Buddhist beliefs and way of life with lots of reverence and devotion given to nature and natural elements. In Bhutan mountains, rivers and valleys are abodes of the gods. Ancient temples, monasteries and prayer flags are seen on every hill across Bhutan while water flowing through the streams turns prayer
Bhutanese wear distinctive national dress made from wool, cotton and silk in beautiful patterns. The men’s dress is called ‘Gho’ and ladies dress is called ‘Kira’. Bhutanese wear the national dress almost all times, be it going to school or offices or on formal occasions and festivals. It is perhaps the only county where people wear the
Bhutanese food mainly consists of meat, rice and vegetables. People in Bhutan love chillies. The most popular dish in Bhutan is called ‘Ema Datse’ which is made from cheese and chillies.
Chang, a local beer made from rice is a common drink especially in the villages