Bhutan

Set on the eastern ridges of the mighty Himalaya and sandwiched between Tibet and India, Bhutan is a dream destination. Dramatic scenery, winding mountain passes, snow-capped peaks, fluttering prayer flags and vibrant rhododendrons are the backdrop for a colourful culture steeped in religion and mythology.

Here in the Land of the Thunder Dragon, you can hike through stunning valleys and across rugged high passes, visit isolated villages and explore the countless dzongs (fortresses) and tiny Buddhist monasteries that dot the landscape. Then, visit the unforgettable "Tiger's Nest", the sacred Taktsang Monastery that clings dramatically to the side of a steep, forest-studded granite cliff.

Trek through the picturesque Paro Valley to the base of Chomolhari, Bhutan's second highest mountain, crossing glacial streams and observing the majestic peaks of the Himalaya through a frame of colourful rhododendron blooms. Or be one of the few people each year to join our challenging Bhutan Snowman Trek, ranked as one of the greatest treks in the Himalaya, as it weaves a path through the most remote region of Bhutan.

Explore local culture and shop for beautiful textiles and handicrafts in Thimpu, Bhutan's delightful capital; take in the dancing, cheering and drama of a traditional Bhutanese archery tournament; or watch local history and mythology come alive at Bumthang's Jambay Lakhang festival.

Whichever adventure you choose; you'll be captivated by the stunning landscapes, ancient culture and humble people of Bhutan.


 

Leaders in responsible travel

Responsible travel practice is at the heart of every program that we offer in Bhutan, where we pioneered the 10-Pieces initiative. When you book one of our adventures you're supporting a program that is committed to safety and sustainability.

Innovative itineraries

We've been organising treks and tours in Bhutan for many years and our firsthand knowledge of the region is exceptional. From fascinating cultural tours through the Paro Valley and Bumthang, to the challenging Snowman Trek, widely recognised as one of the most challenging in the Himalaya, we specialise in showing you the highlights of this amazing land.

Ultimate value

Quality services at the best prices make our adventures great value for money. Our trip costs cover valuable inclusions like all meals while trekking and a dedicated local crew who will go the extra yard to ensure you have the experience of a lifetime. Our high level of support allows you to relax and focus on the incredible journey ahead of you.

Custom made adventures

With our team of local experts, we can customise your Bhutan experience to create the perfect holiday, whether it be extending your trek or spending additional time at a beautiful Bhutanese resort.


 

Litter collection

The 10 Pieces litter collection initiative is offered on the Chomolhari Base Camp Trek. Trekkers volunteer to collect 10 pieces of litter that they find on the trail each day, which is then disposed of responsibly. This is a simple and effective way to harness the collective power of tourists to keep wilderness trails clean and educate local communities about the negative impact of litter on their environment.

Animal welfare focus

We advocate for cruelty free animal encounters, encouraging travellers to follow the guidelines in our comprehensive Animal Welfare Code of Conduct as we seek to inform stakeholders about animal welfare matters.

Child safe tourism

Children working and living in tourist areas are especially vulnerable to physical, emotional and sexual abuse. We protect vulnerable children by adhering to our Child Protection Code of Conduct.


Wilderness camping

Enjoy fully supported camping in remote locations with our outstanding crew. While the campsite locations have been handpicked for their location, our commitment to responsible travel ensures our footprint is kept to a minimum.

Hotels

In cities and large towns you will be accommodated in good quality properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.



A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



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