Bhutan will once again welcome foreign tourists from September with a new system and a renewed focus on sustainability. The sustainable development fee has been revised to US$200 per day which will help Bhutan maintain a low carbon footprint.
Environmental protection is one of the four pillars of the Gross National Happiness Philosophy of this country, which recognizes the importance of nature for the well being of its countrymen. of Bhutan
The Landscape Protection Constitution mandates that at least 60 percent of Bhutan’s land is covered by forest at all times. According to the World Wildlife Fund Organisation, Bhutan has consistently achieved this. The forest coverage is around 70 per cent. Bhutan is the first country in Asia to have the highest forest coverage. According to WWF, the people of this Buddhist kingdom consider it a fundamental birthright to live in a healthy environment.