Experience

An isolated Himalayan Kingdom comprising five Lodges and a wealth of high-altitude experiences, from mountain treks to holistic healing

Adventures

Guided excursions through 
the valleys of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Phobjikha and Bumthang offer the chance to experience a remote kingdom, with vast forests, dramatic inclines and 7,000-metre peaks

 

Biodiversity on full, vibrant display under the expansive Himalayan sky

Treks range from short valley walks to testing full-day hikes over mountain trails, punctuated by wildlife and abundant greenery

 

EXPERIENCE BHUTAN’S MAJESTY BY JOURNEYING TO ALL FIVE AMANKORA LODGES

Tailored itineraries can include visits to Lodges in Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey and Bumthang. This “kora,” or circular journey of discovery,  is a gateway to the world’s last Buddhist kingdom

 

A HIKE TO DODEDRAK VILLAGE COMBINES NATURAL BEAUTY WITH ANCIENT BUDDHIST ARCHITECTURE

Leaving from Amankora Thimphu, the half-day hike to this monastic village takes in the mysterious 12th-century temple and can include lunch with the monks

 

TIGER’S NEST MONASTERY, CLUTCHING A 900-METRE CLIFF FACE, IS ONE OF BHUTAN’S NATIONAL TREASURES

Ascend from Amankora Paro to the ancient monastery – where Buddhism is said to have arrived in Bhutan – on a four-hour hike that can include horses or mules

 

HIKE TO THE KHAMSUM CHORTEN, THE HILLTOP TEMPLE OF GILIGANG, AND PUNAKHA DZONG, A MARVEL OF BHUTANESE ARCHITECTURE

Setting off from Amankora Punakha, this hike among rice paddies and lush forests offers dramatic views of the surrounding temples and landscape

 

THE FOUR-HOUR SHASILA HIKE TAKES IN SHASILA CHORTEN AND THE NATURAL WONDERS OF THE PHOBJIKHA VALLEY

This trail, behind Amankora Gangtey, rises through Tokha village and upward amid bamboo shoots and an old forest to Khelikha

 

AMANKORA BUMTHANG SITS NEXT TO WANGDICHOLING, THE SUMMER PALACE OF THE FIRST TWO KINGS OF BHUTAN

The imposing structure, built in 1857 as the Kingdom’s first palace, has monks in residence and can be visited throughout the year

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 book, please contact our 24-hour multilingual sales and concierge team