Climb Tiger Nest Monastery, perched high in the clouds, and see for yourself why this is one of Bhutan’s most revered sites and one of National Geographic’s 500 Sacred Journeys of a lifetime.
Spiritual and Wellness Sojourn
Attend a butter tea ceremony and perform rituals taught by revered monks in Bumthang, believed to be the birthplace of Buddhism in Bhutan. Later, luxuriate in tranquil, breath-taking accommodations.
In the company of like-minded friends, dine with Bhutanese monks and learn first-hand how Buddhist philosophy influences domestic politics and policies, resulting in Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness.
Off the Beaten Path Camping Adventure
Follow idyllic routes through mountain passes and wide, green valleys understanding the landscapes and fantastical tales of local deities, demons and esoteric Buddhist beliefs.
Meet Our Expert Trip Designer
Being B&R’s Regional Director for India and spending 10 years in Asia, Karen now distills her passion and knowledge into exceptionally curated experiences as a Private Trip Designer.Read more
Bhutan will both amaze and humble you. It combines green alpine meadows, chalet-style homes, and snowy peaks. In that wintry playground, the mystical culture of Himalayan Buddhism was founded. Its spirit manifest itself in the people, in their humility and wonderful sense of humour. Walk among them, meet a llama or two and experience Shangri-La in the real world.Click here to learn more.
What People Love About it
- Buddhist culture
- Natural splendour
- Fusion of traditional and progressive beliefs
What We Love About it
- Sacred monasteries & temples
- The Happiness Index
- Home-cooked Bhutanese specialties
We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to find hotel properties that
truly reflect the region. A few of our favourites include...
Amankora Punakha, Punakha
Situated north of the grand Punakha Dzong and across a suspension bridge over the Mo Chhu, the Amankora Punakha has eight suites in three rammed-earth buildings, with wood-panelled interiors, traditional wood-burning bukhari stoves, and king-sized beds. The surrounding citrus orchard has views across the nearby rice paddies and up the Punakha Valley. View hotel website »
Gangtey Goenpa Lodge, Gangtey
Nestled in the beautiful Gangtey Valley, this hotel offers sweeping views of the lush Himalayan landscape. Complete with a fireplace and wall to ceiling windows, each guestroom is furnished with earthen tones and warm fabrics to echo the natural surroundings of Bhutanese heritage. During warmer weather, hot air balloons launch from the lodge and float amongst mountain peaks. View hotel website »
What Our Travellers Say
From our first phone conversation I could practically picture the mountainside temples and Buddhist monks, and I'm happy to say the trip itself exceeded the vision.— Clare Gallagher
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