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11 Nights/12 Days itinerary in Bhutan

Active Bhutan

From £16,455
for 2 adults

  • Adventure

    Adventure

  • Culture

    Culture

  • Discovery

    Discovery

  • Extraordinary Experiences

    Extraordinary Experiences

  • Family

    Family

Get under the skin of this fascinating South Asian country whilst being immersed in nature; this trip is definitely for the more active and inquisitive traveller. Known as 'the land of the peaceful dragon' Bhutan boasts fascinating temples, flowing rivers, mountains and forests and is a nature lover's paradise. It's people are deeply religious; the influence of Buddhism abounds - visit the monasteries plus witness the local, distinctive houses native to the region. You'll travel between Thimphu, Gangtey, Khotaka, Punakha before ending back in Paro. You will experience both city and countryside life. After immersing yourself in the tradition and history of Thimphu you will journey on via valleys, mountain ranges and passes and enjoy hiking and walking trails all enroute truly allowing you to explore the majestic beauty of this land. You'll also enjoy two nights in a tented camp in Khotaka; a glacial valley of pine forests and home to sacred sites. Going Via Punakha and ending in Paro then allows you a multitude of more opportunities to enjoy the unique architecture and spellbinding nature. This is a true once in a lifetime trip to one of the world’s most unique countries; opportunities for nature and stunning scenery are endless and mean this is a trip you won’t forget.

  • Fly into Paro, where you will then be transferred by road to Thimphu; your base for 2 nights and the capital city
  • During your time in Thimphu you will hike to an ancient monastery and visit local handicrafts stores and arts and crafts schools.
  • You will then be privately transferred to Gangtey for 2 nights to spend time enjoying more stunning scenery on some fascinating hikes.
  • After enjoying the nature trails in Gangtey you will be driven on to Khotokha for 2 nights in a tented camp enjoying the sacred monasteries around the area
  • Journeying on you will arrive into Punakha where you will admire the beautiful remote villages and majestic views
  • You will end in Paro for 2 nights where you will spend time participating in more stunning hikes and nature trails
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Taj Tashi, Thimphu

Standard Room | Bed & Breakfast | 2 Nights

This five star property is set in the heart of the Thimphu valley and offers stunning views of the mountains. It is the first modern hotel in Thimphu of international standard and showcases classically Bhutanese architecture to grand effect. Relax and enjoy a spa treatment or choose from one of 4 restaurants with differing cuisines on offer, make sure to try the Bhutanese restaurant on at least one night for the opportunity to dress up in local attire.

Gangtey Lodge, Gangtey

Standard Room | Bed & Breakfast | 2 Nights

This 12 suite property is reminiscent of an extremely luxurious mountain lodge and took 3 years to build. Home to the endangered black-necked crane the property is a wonderful location for hiking to monasteries and is a cosy base after a day's activity. the lodge has a wonderfully welcome and relaxed atmosphere but with absolutely stunning food on offer incorporating local produce.

Uma Punakha, Punakha

Standard Room | Bed & Breakfast | 1 Night

This 8 roomed property is located in the idyllic setting of terraced rice paddies with views of lush hills and flowing rivers around it. The property is part of the global hotel group Como's portfolio but showcases individual Bhutanese architectural touches with local arts and handicrafts on display. The property also offers a small spa and intimate restaurant too; this boasts a pretty terrace from which to enjoy sun-downers from - the perfect spot.

Ziwa Ling Heritage, Paro

Standard Room | Bed & Breakfast | 3 Nights

Belonging to National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the world portfolio; this offers 45 rooms situated overlooking the stunning Himalayan foothills. The property took 5 years to complete by local artisans and craftsmen with intricate carvings decorating the main building and separate cottages. Whilst there take the unique opportunity to join Monks in a blessing at the meditation house or merely take time to relax and soak in the world class views; such as that of the iconic Tigers Nest. 

* Please note a different hotel may be used in this itinerary

*Price shown does not include flights

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