Once upon a time in a faraway place known as “Land of the Thunder Dragon,” fertile valleys, lush forests, and soaring peeks swept across the Eastern Himalayas. Prayer flags dotted the landscape and monasteries clung to the sides of jagged cliffs. And this is as true today as it was hundreds of years ago.“Gross National Happiness (GNH) is more important than Gross Domestic Product (GDP)” – per the king of Bhutan in 1972. The four pillars of Gross National Happinessinclude: good governance, sustainable socio-economic development, cultural preservation, and environmental conservation.Bhutan preserves (at all times) 60% of its land under forest cover. Agriculture, hydroelectricity and ecotourism are key sources of Bhutanese happiness – and revenue! In addition to mandates on land development, the number of tourist visas are limited.Women’s Quest is fortunate to offer this exclusive, specially created Bike and Hike Adventure Retreat to Bhutan. Join us as we immerse ourselves into the local culture, from sharing daily life in the pastoral hamlets to eating traditional red rice to joining in a sacred festival to traveling across this fascinating, timeless land with our experienced local guides.
Happiness awaits in magical Bhutan. Act now – Only 1 spot remains!