It offers shelter to all creatures and provides shade - even to the lumberjack. "Can not we confidently apply this wonderful quote from Siddhartha Gautama Buddha to all nature? At any rate, on the trek in the Kingdom of Bhutan, an omnipresent nature welcomes us. We treat her with the utmost respect. From the glacier peaks of the Himalayas down to the subtropics, Bhutan's rivers have dug their way almost straight from north to south. The result is independent valleys, sparsely populated, with dense mountain forests and magnificent high valleys. In this secluded world, we seek our exclusive trekking destinations.
The beauty of rural scenery often seems unreal to guests from the high-tech West. Subtropics and high mountains provide a rich biodiversity of orchids and rhododendrons, magnolias and carnivorous plants. And with luck we spot a small panda, high on a branch fork. The cute mammal is also called Red Panda. He looks more like a raccoon than a real panda. Snow leopards still roam the higher elevations of Bhutan, up to 6000 meters!