Cut off from visitors until the 1970s, Bhutan's untouched beauty is otherworldly with centuries-old monasteries tucked in mountainsides and magnificently rugged terrain. The country requires an obligatory tourist tariff (of $250 a day), so many people visit using a tour company or private guide, however, if you stay at one of the many new luxury hotels, you won't have a problem hitting the daily spend.


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Bhutan's diverse altitudes make for a widely varied climate. Monsoon season starts in June until August, but showers happen sporadically year-round. From September until November, skies are their clearest, but springtime brings vibrant wildflowers. Winter, December to February, A thick blankets of snow turns the country into a wonderland during winter, December to February, but also means road closures and frigid temperatures below zero at night.

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