Economy of Bhutan

Category: Uncategorised Published on 04 February 2014
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The Bhutanese economy is the smallest in the world. 23.2 percent of the people live under poverty line but most of the Bhutanese have shelters and sufficient to eat. Majority of the population are illiterate and live in rural areas. Over the years the living standard of the people has grown substantially. Most of the villages have a school, basic health units, electricity, and connection to farm roads.

Bhutanese practice subsistence farming and animal husbandry. Its economy is based on agriculture, forestry and hydropower. Handicrafts like weaving, wood craft, bamboo and cane craft, and paintings add to the income.

Bhutan has always been self-sufficient in terms of food consumption. The main food crops are maize, rice, buckwheat, barley and wheat. The cultivation of cash crops like apples, oranges, ginger and cardamom has added to the national revenue. Cattle products like milk, butter and cheese have been the major diet besides adding to the income of many farmers.

Bhutan has made a significant expansion in tourism industry after opening its doors to tourists in mid 70s. The development in tourism has led to boom in arts and crafts. The tourist arrival has increased by manifolds and is one of the main contributors to the revenue of Bhutan.

Our Services

The company’s main aim is to bring fewer tourists with high quality service where we can provide each and every attention to customer. We begin with the slogan” Service is Key to your Happiness” 7 Brothers Tours and Travels is set to make your journey to Bhutan a dream experience for you. We are here to provide you service and take care of everything from the moment you step on the enthralling” Land of Gross National Happiness”. We offer best hotels for your accommodation, which has all services to compose you “Your Home Away from Home”. Our multi-cuisine restaurant serves lovely Bhutan’s very own fragility as well as other cuisines to give you the best of cooking contentment and we offer cooking style as per your choice for Ala Carte system. Verities of refreshment will be served at the various points during your journey. Picnic lunch will be served where ever possible to insert to the experience.

We provide you luxury cars to ensure you a very comfortable and realizable mode of transportation on the back roads. Our professional tour guides will escort you to the wonderlands of Bhutan. You can access to our entire tour packages. 


Objective and Mission

Our objective is to customers make Bhutan their home away from home. Our mission is to persuade every customer to come back Bhutan. We have always kept the motto “Our customer satisfaction is the most priority”.

Overseas Agent

7 Brothers Tours and Travels is dedicated to English speaking countries, however our customers are almost from all over the world. We have professional experienced tour guides fluently speaking English, French, Spanish, Russian and Chinese and planning to employ permanent Thai guide in our company. Among our valued foreign partners, we have close partnership with big travel agents and wholesales in Thailand Taiwan, China, Russia, Singapore, Australia, Canada, USA, Spain, Italy, Brazil and Belgium. And we also strive to get direct clients from Trip Advisor and word of mouth. 


We provide following Transportation within Bhutan

Toyota Coaster Bus Luxury: 14 sitters/ 22 sitters 

Japanese Hiace Bus/ High Roof : 8 sitters

H1 Bus Korean made : 4 sitters

 Sante Fee


We provide the best accommodations for you.