Bhutan is a tiny kingdom perched on top of the Himalayas.The terrain and natural setting lends a beautiful backdrop for biking and trekking. Its rich cultural heritage and traditions are unique, fascinating and very well preserved. Monasteries are one of the main attractions in Bhutan and their locations are breathtaking! Wildlife enthusiasts have lots to look forward to in Bhutan - snow leopard, red panda, one horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, takin and sloth bear - to name a few. It is also a bird watchers paradise. Dzongkha is the official language of Bhutan. English and Nepali are also widely spoken. Bhutanese currency is Ngultrum. Also Indian Rupee is acceptable all over Bhutan except Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes. Travellers cheques are the best option to carry additional money. Major currencies can be exchanged easily. Bhutan is a year round destination. September to November is the best time for trekking. March to May is spring and the most colourful and beautiful time of the year.