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A wonderland of the rainforest canopy, sublime mountains, and aeons old dzongs; an untainted land of magic – Bhutan is well & truly beckoning.
Often referred to as "the last Shangri-la," and it's easy to see why. The region is an episode of contrasting, jaw-dropper scenic settings; stunning natural beauty, from its lush green blankets to its snow-cloaked peaks, from its teeming capital city to its isolated yet gently sloping eastern region. Treasures of vibrant culture and the traditional way of life amidst which all time leaps through decades, like a portal to the yore.
Venture into the mystical kingdom of Bhutan, where awe-inspiring natural beauty meets eco-conscious living. This land of enchantment is not just a visual feast, but also a trailblazer in sustainable living, making it a true inspiration to the rest of the world. Bhutan is the earth's MVP (Most Valuable Planet-saver) - the only carbon-negative country & no-plastic country. Instead of counting bucks, they measure Gross National Happiness to ensure citizens and nature are thriving in harmony. By protecting their natural and cultural resources, it eventually showcases a more authentic experience than your ex's Instagram feed if we're being honest. ;)
Explore the hidden treasures of five major valleys - Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey, and Bumthang - each offering a unique and unforgettable visual experience. Traverse the verdant landscapes and breathtaking vistas, immerse yourself in the rich culture and ancient traditions, and indulge in the warm hospitality of the Bhutanese people. But here's an interesting tidbit - there are no traffic lights in Bhutan, not even in its bustling capital city, Thimphu. You just won't find any stoplights or neon signs disturbing the peace and tranquillity of this enchanting land. Instead, the locals practice a simple and efficient system of courteous driving, making for a stress-free and enjoyable journey for all. So why not ditch the chaos of modern-day city living?
With an exquisite collection of luxury lodges to rest your head peppered throughout the region, Buddhist chants swirling through the mystic melody of the calming breeze, hovering above the dramatic monasteries - the set-up here is irresistibly compelling. While traveling through Bhutan we are sure that you will be dazzled by its sights and sounds - from spectacular cliff views on your drive through serene valleys to stupendous vistas at dawn and dusk - but there is so much more than meets the eye! Bhutan is also truly world-renowned for some incredible treks and colourful festivals around the year.
So whether you're looking for the best luxury hotels in Bhutan, an adventure with some of the best treks in Bhutan or simply a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with top wellness getaways in Bhutan - it certainly won't disappoint and we have you well covered!
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Welcome to Bhutan's breathtaking Tiger's Nest Monastery, aka Paro Taksang - our version of the "hanging gardens"! This architectural masterpiece, perched cliffside in Paro Valley, is a true marvel, standing the test of time like a boss. Even if you're not a mystical monk, this temple is still an unforgettable destination. Witness stunning views, feel the fresh mountain breeze, and soak up the spiritual energy of this iconic Bhutanese landmark. Ready for a rock-solid adventure? Come explore!
Saddle up and explore the breathtaking valley, with stunning vistas and pristine forests waiting to be discovered. Feel the thrill as you ride your mountain bike through hidden trails and serene paths, all the way to the charming village of Nimphay. Meet the locals, unravel the secrets of the region, and witness the unspoiled beauty of Gangtey's landscapes. Ready to kickstart your day with an unforgettable adventure? Grab your helmet, pedal away, and let nature work its magic!
Listen up! Rise and shine for an experience that will lift your spirits higher than the Himalayas. Join us at the Chorten Ningpo monastery for a memorable morning with the young monks. Take a leisurely hike up to the Chorten, soak in the serene atmosphere, and nourish your soul with a spiritual morning. And what's more? Treat yourself to a scrumptious traditional monastic breakfast that will awaken your taste buds. Pack your bags, lace up your boots!
What do you get when you combine a male and a female river? A match made in Bhutanese heaven! These two rivers, aptly named "Male" and "Female," meander through rocky gorges, idyllic plains, and stunning terraced fields before joining forces at the Punakha Dzong. It's like a romantic comedy, but with rivers - they come from opposite directions, each with their own unique character, ultimately they find harmony and union in this magical place. It's a love story that's been going on for centuries!
Nestled atop a hill, surrounded by stunning valleys and rolling hills, lies the ultimate relaxation spot - a candle-lit hot spring! Immerse yourself in the warm, mineral-rich waters, and let your worries float away as the sun sets over the horizon. As if that weren't enough, the springs are also dotted with floating sprigs of khempa, adding a touch of natural beauty to the already picturesque scene. So why wait? Get ready to indulge in the ultimate pampering session!
Calling all foodies! Embark on a culinary adventure in Bhutan and learn the art of cooking from the experts. In the heart of picturesque Mo chu river, let the chefs guide you through the secrets of Bhutanese cuisine. Whip up some mouth-watering dishes with traditional flavors and modern twists, and savor the fruits of your labor. No cooking experience? No problem! Join the fun and delicious class anyway, and discover the joy of cooking.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT BHUTAN
= Excellent: Spring & Autumn are easily the best times of the year to explore Bhutan. Spring (Mar-May) brings nature lovers close to the blossoming flora & fauna with incredible panoramic vistas of the valleys. Autumn (Sep-Nov) again brings pleasant climate, stunning views & ideal conditions for trekking. It even boasts of some of the most popular local festivals (such as Thimphu Tscechu). Advisable to book in advance (especially Oct) for these periods given the low availability & higher pricing across all the valleys.
= Good: During the Winters (Dec-Feb), Bhutan is as cold as it gets in the country. Snowfall generally occurs in Jan & Feb - only 3000m and above. The lower temperatures mean lesser tourists and better pricing across the country. Still a good time for trekking in the central highlands & south of the country. Also is a very good time to catch the endangered Black-neck Crane without hoards of crowds.
= Fair: The Summer in Bhutan brings the increased temperatures & higher rainfall to the country. Yet, protected by the mighty Himalayas, rain unlike most other parts of Asia is often intermittent and limited to late nights or early mornings. Not an ideal time for birdwatching or treks, this period is rewarding for those seeking to escape the crowds with attractive deals on offer at luxury lodges.
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