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Scenery

Bhutan is situated on the southern slopes of the Eastern Himalayas. The scenery combines stunning valleys full of lush green meadows with glacial rivers winding through the landscape. Looking up from the valley floors, one can lose themselves in the beauty of the diverse forest that blanket the foothills of the Himalayas. As you begin to climb above the tree line the temperature begins to drop, and reveals a spectacle of snow peaked mountains reaching above seven thousand meters, convincing you of its position as the greatest mountain range in the world. 

Festivals

Festivals are an integral part of Bhutan's history and culture. The festival season begins with the Tehechu festivals towards the end of February, held across the country in a multitude of towns and cities.  Celebrations are directed to the Guru Rinpoche, who brought a Tantric form of Buddhism to Bhutan in the 8th Century. Those who experience the festival are believed to be blessed with merit, good luck and have their wishes granted. The festival season continues through to the end of December with a variety of celebrations of Bhutan’s’ rich history, culture and lifestyle.

Culture

Bhutans unique culture is credited to the fact that it has remained untainted by foreign influences due to its Himalayan locked landscape and historical reluctance to open its doors to the outside world. Bhutan has welcomed tourists from 1974, tempting them in with the oriental way of life of a culture unchanged for centuries. Experience local delicacies such as Zow Shungo, try your hand at the national sport of archery or surround yourself in the enchanting sound of Bhutanese folk music. 

Monasteries

Tucked away off the beaten track and surrounded by breathtaking scenery, the monasteries of Bhutan exude peace and serenity. Soak up the tranquil atmosphere and immerce yourself in the intricate Buddhist history of the land.

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How to Explore

These itineraries cover routes and places that are particularly popular with our guests and are designed to inspire. Every single trip we create is tailor-made and highly personalised to meet your specific requirements.

Bhutan by Aman

Bhutan by Aman

  • Experience all the highlights of Bhutan whilst residing in the timeless luxury of Aman Hotels
  • Thimpu, Bumthang, Punaka, Gangtey Goenpa, Paro
Highlights of Bhutan

Highlights of Bhutan

  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant and busy Bhutanese culture in Thimpu, hike up to the world famous Tigers Nest Monastery near Paro, and try your luck spotting Black Neck Cranes in Gangtey Goenpa.
  • Thimpu, Gangtey Goenpa, Paro
Bhutan Family Adventure

Bhutan Family Adventure

  • Head to Punakha for an extensive variety of family friendly hikes, or raft down the Mo Chu River before absorbing the history of Bhutan in the many museums of Thimphu
  • Punaka, Thimphu
Off the Beaten Track

Off the Beaten Track

  • Enjoy unspoilt rural Bhutan, from outstanding scenery to unfamiliar terrains and exciting hiking trails.
  • Link your adventure to the trails of Nepal for the ultimate intrepid experience

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Some of our highly recommended lodges from our Bhutan collection.

Amankora Paro

Amankora Paro

Bhutan

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