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    Tailor-made Amankora Journey

    For guests staying seven nights or more at Bhutan's Amankora lodges (located in Paro, Bumthang, Gangtey, Punakha and Thimpu), your tailor-made itinerary will include the following complimentary: long road permits, private transport with driver and guide, plus one 60-minute massage at the Amankora spa.

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Discover Luxury Bhutan Holidays

Mountains are blanketed with evergreen forests and dotted with Buddhist temples, valleys are sliced by glacial rivers and the air is delicious and clean. Bhutan’s luxury lodges are divine, but it is the people that make your trip so special – they are extremely quick to laugh and they’ve even been ranked No. 1 in the world for Gross National Happiness!

Bhutan is perhaps the most fascinating of the Himalayan kingdoms as Bhutan travel entry was forbidden to visitors until 1974 and even after that numbers were still minimal. Landlocked by the mighty Himalayan peaks, Bhutan has been doubly protected from external influences, and as a result, the traditional way of life has survived largely intact, making it the perfect destination for a luxury tailor made holiday. Bhutan's scenery is magnificent; monasteries hang over precipitous drops, often wreathed in mist, and there are pristine forests, fertile valleys, and high rugged mountain passes - all of which make Bhutan a varied and exhilarating destination for trekking holidays. The cultural life in Bhutan is also rich - villagers assemble for vibrant local festivals in the dzong or monasteries and there is mask-dancing in the temples.

Archery is Bhutan's national sport, and the gracious, gentle Bhutanese still wear traditional dress: elegant wraparound skirts or "kira" for the women and checked, floor-length belted robes or "Gho" for the men. The first democratic elections were in 2008 and tourism has been growing steadily and carefully over the past three decades; there are now several stunning luxury hotels - with more to come - as well as simpler guesthouses and inns. Bhutan holidays are always an enriching and unique experience. The "Land of the Thunder Dragon" is one of the last remaining strongholds of Tantric Mahayana Buddhism and its rich cultural heritage is visible in the white-walled dzongs with their communities of studying monks, the decor of peoples' homes and the ornately painted wall motifs. Bhutan holidays have something to offer all types of travellers. Whatever the type of vacation, Bhutan is perfect for a luxury tailor made tour, a trekking holiday or a spiritual break. Bhutan holidays guarantee stunning landscapes, gracious hospitality and a glimpse into a lifestyle and culture long forgotten by the modern world.

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Price is per person based on 2 people travelling and includes international flights from London and any specified domestic flights / trains / private car transfers, Bed & Breakfast accommodation (unless specified as Half or Full Board), and all sightseeing excursions with a private guide and any park entrance fees.

Two Kingdoms... Bhutan & Thailand with COMO Resorts

14 days from £5,332

Ampersand Travel Bestseller

Explore the kingdoms of Bhutan and Thailand on a luxurious and exhilarating journey starting in the Himalayas and the spectacular apple orchards, vast farmlands and rich history of fortress monasteries and temples of Bhutan. Followed by, travelling to Thailand’s largest and most luxurious island – Phuket, for an ultimate relaxation experience. Then for your final stop, you will uncover the iconic sights, atmosphere and cuisine in Asia’s 21st century city, Bangkok. 

Health and Happiness in the Himalaya: a wellness adventure to Bhutan and India

25 days from £8,645


Mountains are synonymous with rejuvenation. The higher the altitude, the fresher the air, the brighter the outlook and the better the feeling. Experience the Kingdom of Bhutan's secretive key to happiness during an all-Aman visit with the ultimate in luxury health and cleansing at Vana wellness retreat in the Indian Himalayan foothills.

An Aman-lovers' Luxury Tour of Bhutan... The Amankora Journey

10 days from £6,125

Ampersand Travel Bestseller

Our most luxurious and serene Bhutan trip, staying exclusively in Amankora resorts and focusing on laid-back sightseeing with optional nature walks and biking. Enjoy cultural shows in front of a roaring fire whilst being pampered with hot apple tea, blankets and hot water bottles. The food at the Amankora is the best in Bhutan (we particularly love the private dining room set in the old farm house).

Beyond the Sky... Uma Punakha and Uma Paro - A luxury tailor-made tour of Bhutan

11 days from £5,440

Ampersand Travel Bestseller

Perfect for both family holidays and honeymoons, Bhutan remains an exclusive, romantic and adventurous destination. COMO Hotels, with the addition of Uma Punakha hotel to its already well-loved Uma Paro hotel, have created ideal havens from which to explore this enchanting country. This 11-night tailor-made tour of Bhutan has been created for luxury explorers who want to fully immerse themselves into Bhutanese culture, Himalayan Buddhism and mountain sports and activities including Bhutan's national sport, archery.

A Grand Tour of Bhutan

15 days from £3,285

Ampersand Travel Bestseller

A wonderfully rich and varied itinerary designed for the first time visitor who really wants the full introduction with all the trimmings. In addition to the must-sees of Thimphu, Paro and Punakha, highlights include a blessing at a fertility temple, practising your archery skills with your guide, and a marvellous nature walk in the Phobjikha Valley, home of rare Black Neck Cranes.

Tour of Bhutan and the Druk Path Trek

12 days from £5585


Ideal for action-lovers with an adventurous spirit. There is the option to stay in ‘superior’ or ‘luxury’ accommodation depending on your budget. Spend two nights in Paro then go camping and trekking for 6 nights (getting involved in setting up camp if you want to – or not!). Explore off the beaten track villages and tred the revered Druk Path Trek.

Luxury Grand Tour of Bhutan

14 days from £6795


This is our most extensive Bhutan tour – perfect for people who want to look under every inch of the carpet! – with a choice of ‘superior’ or ‘luxury’ accommodation dependent on your budget. In addition to all the must-sees, highlights include a blessing at a fertility temple, playing archery with your guide, and a marvelous nature walk to the Valley of the Black Neck Cranes in Gantey.

Witness the Black Necked Cranes in Bhutan

12 days from £7530


The best time for spotting the beautiful Black Neck Crane is from early December to mid-March. This is a great itinerary for people who want to explore Bhutan’s unique landscape and see the variation between the different valleys whilst staying in local lodges along the way. You will stay in Gangtey and visit the Valley of the Black Necked Cranes, going as far as Phobjikha Valley where electricity is still a novelty.

From Himalayan Bhutan to Thailand's Best Beach

16 days from £7,795


Not many trips take you from summit to sea,  experiencing both the majesty and mountains of Bhutan and the blazing white beaches of Thailand. Perfect for those who want to shop in Bangkok, have a spiritual experience in the Himalayas and flop out and reflect on your experiences at one of Thailand’s top beach resorts – the amazing Four Seasons Koh Samui. 

East to West: A Journey Through Bhutan

18 days from £4745


If you like to be a pioneer then this itinerary will take you to places few non-Bhutanese have ever seen. Completely off the beaten path, you will visit the heartlands of Bhutan including the eastern provinces and town of Trashigang and Mongar where the people are semi-nomadic. The infrastructure and accommodation for your first few days will be a far cry from a luxury holiday but with each passing day this will change and you will certainly feel that you have earned your luxuries by the end of the trip.

From Bhutan to India's Andaman Islands... A Romantic Adventure from Mountain to Beach

17 days from £3795


Bhutan and the Indian Andamans could hardly be more different and it is precisely for this reason that we bring them together to form a fantastic marriage of spiritual mountain kingdom with tropical beach paradise. Take in the highlights of Bhutan including Thimphu, Punakha and The Tiger’s Nest monastery of Paro, before heading out to the remote Andaman islands where a fantastic eco beach property and pristine tropical seas await. Opposites really do attract on this amazing journey from mountain peaks to tropical reefs.

A Classic Cultural Tour of Bhutan

12 days from £3,420


This is a great itinerary for people who want to explore Bhutan's unique Mahayana Buddhist culture and stunning landscape of high mountain peaks, densely forested slopes and illuvial glacial plains. Each valley visited is different with its own regional cultural traditions and topography, whilst the lodges along the way are practical and occasionally charming. Highlights include a stay in Gangtey (Phobjikha Valley) to see rare Black Neck Cranes, the spectacular Dzong of Punakha and the unlikely and incredible Tiger’s Nest Monastery of Paro.