Explore the fascinating Kingdom of Bhutan, a Shangri-la visited by a privileged few. Witness this ancient kingdom’s efforts to increasingly open their doors to the modern world, while maintaining its rich and meaningful cultural identity.
- Paro Valley: Wander through this rich, fertile valley with beautiful landscapes, scenic villages and historic buildings. Hike to the "Tiger's Nest," the Taksang monastery spectacularly suspended from the side of a cliff, 2,952 feet above the valley floor.
- Thimphu: Travel to Thimphu, the least visited of all Himalayan capitals with one of the richest Buddhist histories. Learn about ancient remedies and how they are combined with modern medicine to create new healing products at the Institute of Traditional Medicine Services. Stop at the School of Arts and Crafts where students practice Bhutan’s thirteen traditional arts and visit the Folk Heritage Museum and the National Library, which preserves Bhutan’s ancient texts.
- Punakha: Journey to Punakha, the old capital of Bhutan, and embark on a hike to the Khamsum Yosercholing Monastery.
Best Time to Travel
Bhutan is a year-round destination, but we recommend traveling from March to May and September to November for the best weather conditions.
Let us customize your trip to Bhutan. Start with a sample itinerary below or work with one of our experienced Trip Specialists to design a completely unique program. Many travelers enjoy combining Bhutan with other destinations in the region such as India.