- 2013-01-01 - 2014-04-27
Travel to Bhutan and experience this remote Himalayan country
Travel to Bhutan and visit this distinctive and remote pocket between India and China. Bhutan offers beauty, history and adventure by the bucketload. Travel to Bhutan's delightful Thimphu - the world’s only capital city without traffic lights. Head out into Bhutan's countryside and marvel at the spectacular Himalayan scenery, visit imposing dzongs and learn the Buddhist traditions of the 'Land of the Thunder Dragon'. Meet the relaxed local people, see the extraordinary 'Tiger's Nest' monastery and soak up this unique travel experience.
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Thimphu is like no other capital city in the world - it's a town without traffic lights (no cars existed there until 1962), dominated by the majestic fortress of Tashichhodzong.
As a former capital and religious centre, Punakha has played a central role in Bhutan's history and today its ancient dzong (fortress) is still the winter home for the central clergy.
Set in the remote Phobjikha Valley, the 450-year-old Gangte Goemba has been beautifully restored. Rare black-necked cranes are said to circle the monastery as they migrate to the valley each winter.
Home to Bhutan's unusual red rice, the Paro Valley is also famous for its fruit - strawberries, apples, pears, plums and peaches - and a wealth of historic sights.
Our Bhutan trips score an average of 5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews in the last year.
Bhutan, December 2012
Our guide and driver were an excellent team. They looked after us very well and we all enjoyed the trip immensely.
Review submitted 21 Jan 2013
Bhutan, November 2012
It was w wonderful trip to a place unlike any where else I've been. So peaceful and beautiful. The scenery was incredible and we were soo lucky with the weather, clear and sunny every day! Our tour leader Tshe Tshe was excellent, full of information
Review submitted 03 Dec 2012
Our small group style of travel means you’ll stay under the radar, travel the local way, eat the local way and sleep the local way.
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