An exciting 14-day tour of the Rhododendron Forests of Bhutan supporting Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens.
This Tour takes you to one of the most beautiful and most remote kingdoms in the world - Bhutan. Limited numbers of travellers each year can enjoy this magical country and its hospitable people who live by the mantra of Gross National Happiness.
About Your Leader: Relle Mott
Relle Mott has been associated with the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney for many years, as a supporter through Foundation & Friends, and as part of the Education & Community Programs team, most recently as Manager until December 2015. Relle’s background is in Education, Horticulture, Japanese Language & Culture, and Art. In March 2016, Relle joined Kaldor Public Art Projects as Special Projects Coordinator for Project 32: barrangal dyara, a large-scale exhibition by Aboriginal artist Jonathan Jones, within the Royal Botanic Gardens in Spring 2016. She has led several walking tours to Japan, including one for the Foundation & Friends, to enjoy the unique landscape, food and culture.
At a Glance
• The Bhutanese people - smiles and friendliness
• Stunning, pristine Himalayan mountain scenery
• Phobjikha Valley - the winter home of the rare black necked crane
• Punakha Dzong - the Palace of Happiness
• Tigers Nest - Taktsang Monastery
• Understanding Gross National Happiness
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