Bhutan's climate is as varied as its landscape: in the
southern plains the climate is tropical, while the central valleys are
have severe winters and mild summers. The monsoon season is from
June to August. In general the best time to visit is spring and autumn
when there are many Buddhist festivals.
Dzongkha is the national language of Bhutan. It has some similarity to
Tibetan in speaking, while the alphabets are exactly same as Tibetan
(but uses different style of scripts).
The Ngultrum, often denoted
by BTN, is the official currency used in Bhutan. Equal in value to the
Indian Rupee (through a 1:1 peg), the currency is subdivided into 100