Bhutan tailor-made holidays
Eccentric, exclusive and expensive, Bhutan is like no other country. Bhutan travel is all-inclusive and all tourists on Bhutan holidays or tours to Bhutan must travel on a pre-planned itinerary as this is the only way to explore the fascinating, medieval kingdom, whose name translates as ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon'. [See Bhutan itinerary ideas]
The pretty capital Thimpu has an ancient feel and a pleasing atmosphere. Dominating the brightly coloured buildings is the imposing fortress monastery Trashi Chhoe Dzong.
The country's spiritual centre is Bumthang. Home to many precious Buddhist sites, dzongs, temples and palaces, it is a spectacular place to visit.
Dramatic scenery is everywhere, but some of the most striking can be seen on the flight into Paro from neighbouring Nepal, when you'll pass eight of the world's ten highest peaks before touching down.
700m above the Paro Valley precariously perches the Taktshang monastery, also known as the Tiger's Nest monastery, one of Bhutan's best-known sights. In this mountainous country there's plenty of options for trekking; tackle the Jhomolhari or Snowman Trek to spot spectacular views.
There are several wildlife reserves; head to Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary for a chance to see the wilderness where the yeti, known locally as the migoi, might live.
Our in depth guide packed with background information, sample itineraries designed by our experts and hand-picked suggestions for what to see and do, where to stay and when best to go.
Itinerary ideas 
The itinerary ideas listed below are designed to give you a flavour of the things to do in Bhutan. We can adjust any element and tailor-make your trip though, to suit your individual needs and available time. To start planning your trip, talk to one of our destination specialists on 020 7590 0613.
The Kingdom of Dragons
This 11-day tailor-made journey takes you to some of Bhutan's highlights, including Paro, Thimphu and Bumthang
Bhutan - Land Of The Thunder Dragon
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Places to stay 
The places to stay listed below only represent a handful of the accommodation options available in Bhutan. We can also recommend and arrange accommodation to suit your personal tastes and budget. To start planning where to stay in Bhutan, talk to one of our destination specialists on 020 7590 0613.
Amankora Bumthang is beautifully located with views across the Wangdicholing Palace
Uma by COMO, Punakha
An intimate luxury lodge in the lush Punakha Valley on the Mo Chu River, that focuses on wellbeing and health
Amankora Punakha is located around a traditional farmhouse, and offers a relaxing mountain retreat
Taj Tashi Thimphu
Taj Tashi in Thimphu has a fantastic spa, and is excellently located near many of Bhutan's top tourist attractions
Uma by COMO, Paro
Uma by COMO is an intimate wellbeing-focused resort located in the beautiful Paro Valley, Bhutan
Amankora Paro is located in Balakha village, offering a relaxing retreat with beautiful mountain views
Amankora Gangtey offers an off-the-beaten-track, relaxing retreat with sweeping views of the verdant Phobjkha Valley
The Amankora Thimphu resort is a relaxing retreat with traditional architecture and a great spa
Gangtey Goenpa Lodge, Gangte Valley
Gangtey Goenpa Lodge is well designed, and has first-rate views across the verdant Gangtey Valley