Bhutan is a country in the eastern Himalayas lying between Tibet in China and Sikkim, West Bengal, Assam, and Arunachal Pradesh in India. It is a spectacular country of mountains and valleys that define its people and way of life. It is a special destination, unlike anywhere else in the world.
Bhutan is at a particularly auspicious point in history. In 2008 the people of Bhutan marked the celebration of the Coronation of His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, 100 years of monarchy, the adoption of Bhutan's Constitution, successful elections in March and the peaceful formation of the first elected government headed by Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley.