Highlights of Bhutan
* Visit Punakha Dzong
* Explore the glacial valley of Gangtey
* Experience Thimpu's weekend markets Read more ...
Highlights of Bhutan * Magnificent Tiger's Nest * Capital city of Thimphu * Punakha Dzong Read more ...
Hike to the picturesque Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Bhutan, dramatically located on a cliff’s edge in the Paro Valley. Read more ...
Best time to be there
Bhutan offers warm days and cool nights all year round. October and November are arguably the best months, when the monsoon has passed and the skies are clear for mountain photography. The spring months of March, April and May are best for the flora, but it can be stormy as the monsoon builds up for July-September.
Paro - Flights available on Druk Air from Delhi, Kolkata, Bagdogra, Guwahati, Bangkok and Kathmandu
3 hours from Delhi
GMT +6 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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Bhutan with A&KVisit Bhutan and you'll find a country unlike anywhere else on earth. It has the only capital city without traffic lights, measures gross national happiness to help policy making - returning clients tell us it's very high - and boasts archery as a national sport, with traditional matches lasting several days, and ridiculing your opponents a legal tactic.
While embracing tourism over the last decade or so, notably for trekking along magnificent valleys offering memorable Himalayan views, it remains an exclusive non-budget destination - and now has Aman and Como Hotels. But to get the most from this unique country, with its monasteries and incredibly hospitable people, you still need an experienced, well-connected operator.
A&K's large team of highly qualified staff have provided premium travel across the region for over quarter of a century. With longstanding partners in Bhutan, the best senior guides including cultural and conservation experts, and personal tour consultant who know the country inside out, we offer seamless travel connections and remarkable experiences off the mainstream travel radar.
Suggested Bhutan Accommodation Offers
Positioned on a forested knoll close to the valley floor is the eight room Amankora Gangtey. A winding track leads guests through the forest and descends to the lodge that enjoys sweeping views...
Located in the capital of Bhutan, the Taj Tashi is the perfect base from which to explore this intriguing city. Built in the design of a traditional dzong, the 66 guest rooms are spacious and offer views of...
Uma Punakha is a wonderful creation of contemporary design that has been sculpted into the landscape. The Punakha Valley is breath-taking and Uma Punakha captures the essence of this beautiful area...
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Dawa in Bhutan was a very decent, honourable, kind and funny man - excellent. Rekha in Delhi was the most gentle, knowledgable and couteous lady - excellent.
- IG, West Midlands
Peninsula School Feeding Association
Aims to reduce short-term hunger and increase attendance of school children, with daily lunches for children who may otherwise not have a meal that day.
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