enchanting bhutan

For good health and happy living Phen-Kiet Adventure Tours and Travels is coordinating and Organizing friendly Archery Tournaments within the country with the participants from around the world to compete with the local participants.

Playing archery is the common traditional culture among the Bhutanese men. Every city and every village of the country has the archery fields with a distance ranging about 150 meters between two targets. A pair of targets are 3 feet tall and 11 inches wide made of wood and was brightly painted.

Traditional bows are made of bamboo tightened with the strong fiber and an arrow tipped with metal and fletched with feather vanes. Modern Archers use compound bows and arrows.

For tournaments a team should have 11 to 13 players and the score is 25 targets with the shootings on both the directions.