Luxury Holidays - Bhutan
It’s official: Bhutan is “a natural environment of beauty, peace and tranquility, where cultural and spiritual values have been allowed to grow and flourish” - Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
Very few people have ever visited the last remaining Himalayan Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan. For centuries the impenetrable wall of the Himalayan mountains with their forbidding cliffs, plunging chasms and terrifying heights made this tiny country all but impossible to reach.
Modern travel has made Bhutan more accessible, but the number of visitors is still strictly managed. A fact that means the place is unspoiled, non-commercial and infinitely more appealing.
Talk to Ayesha Cronin – our Bhutan expert – and she can arrange for you to join the privileged few, with a tailor-made holiday.
And you cannot fail to be as impressed as the late Queen Mother. Whether you’re standing on the edge of a towering precipice, staring open-mouthed at the vastness of the Himalayan mountainscape; or wandering through the tortuous streets of a tiny town clinging onto a cliff face, you will be struck by the other-worldly beauty of the place.
Festivals and smiling people in traditional dress. The Tiger’s Nest Monastery, fabulous Dzongs (Fort Monasteries) and temples like the Kyichu Lakhang, dizzying mountain passes. They all conspire together to make a luxury holiday to Bhutan one of the experiences of a lifetime.
Not sure where to start? Here's one of our recommendations
This captivating journey is the perfect introduction to this delightful Kingdom, from its diverse and beautiful landscape, to its exquisite monasteries and carefully preserved traditions.Read more
With the arrival of some of the world's leading luxury hotels in the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan, it is now possible for the most discerning of travellers to explore this remarkable country in comfort and style.Read more
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Explore the magic of Bhutan on this trekking journey through the Kingdom's Himalayan region.Read more
Be one of the first to get a bird’s eye view of this remote Himalayan kingdom when the world’s highest hot air balloon flight takes off from the Gangtey Goenpa Lodge.Read more
Luxury Hotels of Bhutan
Welcome to the heart of ancient Jakar with its royal palace – and 29 monasteries and temples.Read more
Stay in part of the Black Mountain National Park – with fellow visitors that include black-necked cranes.Read more
Visit a fortified, cliff-top monastery. Stay in the midst of a beautifully fragrant, blue pine forest.Read more
Teeter across a traditional suspension bridge and find yourself at the destination of two amazing journeys!Read more
You’re close to the colour, the life and the markets of Thimphu. Yet you’re also surrounded by peaceful, blue pine forest.Read more
Taj Tashi’s location in the capital city of Thimpu, makes it the ideal base from which to explore Bhutan’s spectacular monasteries, centuries-old street festivals, scenic mountain passes and pristine wilderness.Read more
Set on a forested hillside above Paro with wonderful views along the valley towards snow-capped Mount Jhomolhari, Uma Paro blends traditional Bhutanese materials with contemporary décor.Read more
Experience the utter serenity of a tranquil hotel, in one of the world’s least visited countries.Read more
Beautiful, mysterious, aloof Bhutan. So far off the beaten tourist track, that there is no track.Read more
Trekking in Bhutan