Amankora Journey [06 Days] The tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan awaits, nestled high in the Himalayas its isolation from the world has cultivated a culture rich in traditions, religion and a benevolent monarchy. The dramatic landscapes, from snow capped peaks and deeply forested slopes to raging, boulder strewn rivers, sit largely undisturbed as the endeared environmental initiatives and religious beliefs leave the Kingdom pristine and a jewel of nature. The program takes you into this ancient Kingdom for an adventure into the hearts and lands of charming farmers, fascinating weavers, enchanting monks and charismatic leaders.
Thimphu Tshechu [07 Days] The Thimphu Festival (Tsechu) is one of the grandest of Bhutanâ€™s festivals and attracts the largest audience. Featuring dances performed by trained monks and laymen in amazing masks and costumes, Tsechus (festivals) are one of the best ways to experience the ancient living culture of Bhutan. A Tsechu is a Buddhist festival in honour of Guru Rimpoche, the saint who brought Buddhism to Bhutan. The Thimphu Tsechu was established by the 4th Temporal Ruler, Tenzing Rabgye (1638-1696) in 1670. This festival also provides a great opportunity to witness locals gathered in their finest Ghoâ€™s and Kiraâ€™s in a celebration of their culture and faith. This tour also visits sacred sites in Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. There is also an optional day tour of the beautiful Haa Valley available as part of this tour.
A Journey Across Bhutan [15 Days / 14 Nights] This cultural-tour can be juxtaposed to Bhutanâ€™s most challenging trekking route, the Snow Man Trek in the high Himalayas, as it traverses for 15 days from Western Bhutan to the East, offering you glimpses of the historical and cultural bastions of the Kingdom Providing a very comprehensive picture of the Kingdom, it will take you intro the different regions of Bhutan, diverse in ethnicity, way of life and dialects. Another catch of this trip is the immeasurable natural beauty and a plethora of flora and fauna along the way.
The Last Shangri-La [10 Days] Discover the highlights of Bhutanâ€™s popular western and spiritual central valleys in luxury. Visit Dzongs, temples, monasteries, palaces, and witness Bhutanâ€™s ever-changing scenic beauty of forests and himalayan peaks from the comfort of a luxury 4WD. For those with a little less time or are interested in a birds-eye view, we can easily organise helicopter transfers. At the end of the day you will unwind at your luxurious accommodation, options including Taj Tashi, Uma Punakha, Amankora, Gangtey Goenpa Lodge, Um Paro and Zhiwa Ling Paro resorts, experiencing their first class service and facilities including massage, spa, well-being therapies and fine dining. This tour included a night in the stunning Phobjikha Valley, winter home of the endangered Black-Necked Crane. We can also organise a range of add-on options to you provide the most luxurious and unforgettable experience of the Dragon Kingdom.
[ 12 days / 6 days moderate trekking ] The Dagala mountain range, near our capital and largest city, Thimphu, divides the two famous valleys of Thimphu and Wangdue. This is a short, moderate hike but it has some long steep climbs, and the highest pass is 4500 meters / 14760ft. The highlight and main reason for the trek is that it goes to a large numbers of really beautiful high altitude lakes. These trout filled lakes are a paradise for people who love fishing. Typically trekkers get to see alpine flowers, rhododendron, different species of pheasants and even musk deer.
[ 13 days / 3 days easy trekking ] This is a short and easy trek for those who want to experience the cultural aspects of Bhutan but also want to enjoy a little exercise in our beautiful natural environment