Bhutan

Bhutan, the last Shangri-La, is a land of pristine natural environments, existing as a biodiversity hotspot. Free of pollution and crime, it’s guided by an official policy known as Gross National Happiness. Known to its people as Druk Yul (‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’), Bhutan sits in the remote Himalayan Mountains with India and China as its only neighbours.

The scenic majesty of its soaring mountains and green valleys, coupled with the vibrancy of its cultural life, makes Bhutan one of the last thoroughly explored destinations; an adventure to feed the soul and enrich the senses.

Bhutan’s iconic sight is the Tiger’s Nest, a monastery built into a cliff face 2,950 feet (900m) above the ground in the Paro Valley. Another key attraction is Trongsa Dzong fortress, the ancestral home of the royal family. Trekking and mountain biking are popular attractions too, as are the many Buddhist festivals that bring out the extroverted side of these famously friendly people.

It is at times a wonderfully strange place: all new structures must follow the ancient style and people are obliged by law to wear traditional dress in public. Monks have broadband access, while cigarette sales are illegal. Uniquely, 70 percent of the land is owned by women as inheritance is matrilineal.

Featured Trips - Bhutan

There’s a whole world of possibilities out there, here are just a few we’ve hand-selected for you to discover.

The Kingdom of Bhutan

Welcome to the land of mountain legends, nestled high in the Himalayas, where traditions remain unchanged from ancient civilizations! Visit the impressive Trashichho Dzong in Thimpu, Rinpung Dzong overlooking the Paro valley, and hike up to Paro Taktsang, the Tiger’s Nest monastery, 900 metres above the Paro valley. It is said that in the 8thcentury Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated in a cave here for 3 months, hence its name, “Tiger’s Nest”.

Private Tour

5 Days

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$2,749*

The Kingdom of Bhutan

Welcome to the land of mountain legends, nestled high in the Himalayas, where traditions remain unchanged from ancient civilizations! Visit the impressive Trashichho Dzong in Thimpu, Rinpung Dzong overlooking the Paro valley, and hike up to Paro Taktsang, the Tiger’s Nest monastery, 900 metres above the Paro valley. It is said that in the 8thcentury Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated in a cave here for 3 months, hence its name, “Tiger’s Nest”.

Bhutan Adventure

Imagine a country where a land’s worth is measured differently — think Gross National Happiness instead of Gross Domestic Product. Now stop dreaming because you are in the unexplored mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Beauty and wisdom are revealed at each dzong, every gompa, and most incredibly, in the eyes of every smiling Buddhist monk you meet. On treks through remote trails and visits to Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha, nature lovers, photographers, and culture junkies will uncover a purity of experiences, traditions, and kindness.

Small Group Tour

10 Days

from

CAD

$3,999*

Bhutan Adventure

Imagine a country where a land’s worth is measured differently — think Gross National Happiness instead of Gross Domestic Product. Now stop dreaming because you are in the unexplored mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Beauty and wisdom are revealed at each dzong, every gompa, and most incredibly, in the eyes of every smiling Buddhist monk you meet. On treks through remote trails and visits to Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha, nature lovers, photographers, and culture junkies will uncover a purity of experiences, traditions, and kindness.

Iron Bridge of Paro, Bhutan

Custom Bhutan

Let us work with you to tailor a journey based on your travel style and interests. We can use an existing itinerary from one of our many suppliers as a foundation, or build one from scratch to create your ideal vacation. You decide how long you want to stay, what you want to see and experience, and the level of service offered.

Connect with us to start the conversation.

Private Tour

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Iron Bridge of Paro, Bhutan

Custom Bhutan

Let us work with you to tailor a journey based on your travel style and interests. We can use an existing itinerary from one of our many suppliers as a foundation, or build one from scratch to create your ideal vacation. You decide how long you want to stay, what you want to see and experience, and the level of service offered.

Connect with us to start the conversation.

*Prices are per person, based on double occupancy and subject to change and availability.

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