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Tailored explorations of the Buddhist Kingdom can encompass Bhutan’s natural splendour and rich ancient heritage

Amankora – Cultural Sojourn

Discover the Buddhist Kingdom's natural and historical marvels on a journey through magical Bhutan. Watch the Himlayan landscape unfolding on spectacular drives through the valleys of Thimphu and Paro, while your private guide offers insight into the history, culture and local life of each region. Expeditions can be tailored to suit your preferences, both in advance and on the ground
 
 

DAY 1: DISCOVER AMANKORA'S THIMPHU LODGE, A PEACEFUL OUTPOST AMID THE PINES ON THE EDGE OF THE CAPITAL

Spend a few hours wandering Thimphu's folk and textile museums, shops and cultural sights. Create your own stamp at the National Post Office before heading back to the lodge for a relaxing spa massage 

 

DAY 2: EXPLORE THE REMOTE MONASTERIES OF THIMPHU VALLEY FOR AN INSIGHT INTO THE BUDDHIST KINGDOM'S LEGENDARY MYSTIQUE

Guided by your private driver, witness monastic daily life at a Buddhist school and Thimphu's imposing Trashi Chhoe Dzong. Hike to the 17th-century Cheri Goemba monastery before returning to Amankora for an evening of traditional dance performances – a cultural programme of Bhutanese folk and mask dances 

 

DAY 3: EXPERIENCE THE UNFOLDING OF A BREATHTAKING HIMALAYAN PANORAMA EN ROUTE TO PARO LODGE

Reached by a dramatic valley drive, Paro Lodge lies hidden in pine forest, surrounded by temples and historic architecture. Unwind with a sauna and steam in the spa or a game of archery, Bhutan's national sport

 

DAY 4: A FOUR-HOUR HIKE BRINGS GUESTS TO AN EXHILARATING SUMMIT AT TIGER'S NEST – A MONASTERY CLINGING TO THE CLIFF FACE, 900 METRES UP

On descending from Bhutan's most dramatic site, enjoy the hospitality of local farming family over lunch, before a visit to the Kingdom's oldest temple, Kyichu Lhakhang. Back at the lodge, a herb-infused hot stone bath creates the serene finale to this Amankora journey

A CONTINUOUS JOURNEY

For stays of seven nights or more in any Lodge, or a combination of Lodges, a tailor-made itinerary will include complimentary road permits, private transport with a driver and guide, and one 60-minute Spa treatment. To begin your journey, please submit an online enquiry 

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