Himalayan peaks frame an scene of yaks grazing in mountain meadows. Colorful religious festivals celebrate an ancient Buddhist culture remarkably intact. Tucked between India and Tibet, this real-life Shangri-la is nearly as elusive as the revered snow leopard that lives here. Independent travel to Bhutan is not allowed, making an official tour the only way to visit.
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