Being the national sport of Bhutan, archery holds a distinctive significance in Bhutanese culture. The bow and arrow play a significant role in many Bhutanese myths and legends; images of the gods holding a bow and arrows are considered especially favorable.

Bhutanese people from different social strata find archery one of the most enjoyable sports, being both fun and physical exercise. In addition, archery builds concentration, which contributes to mental development; according to a Bhutanese proverb, both sailing and archery require intelligence. Archery in Bhutan is a way of socializing, communication, and development of relations between people. After the demonstration, guests are welcome to try their hands on archery and get a few tips from the professionals.
Travel Season
30-60 Minutes
Family Friendly?
Booking info
This experience can be arranged as part of a custom trip in Bhutan designed by TravelStore. Experiences are valid when posted and are subject to change and availability. Some of the special experiences cannot be booked on their own and are only available when booked in combination with other travel services. (AK)

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