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Amankora, Bhutan

The first resort in Bhutan and with five lodges across its central and western valleys, Amankora has been a part of this legendary Buddhist Kingdom for almost 20 years. Dedicated to providing an unparalleled experience of this pristine, year-round destination – one of the happiest places in the world – Amankora’s five lodges are each a sanctuary designed to complement its uniquely beautiful setting. 

Property information

Nearby airports:

Paro International Airport (20 minutes by car)


GM: Theo Cromhout - [email protected] 

Regional Director: Jonathan Lithgow - [email protected]

Regional DOS: Manish Sharma - [email protected]

Property positioning

Amankora gives guests opportunities to tap into Bhutan’s soulful character, through immersive cultural experiences and personal encounters at dzongs, monasteries and other sacred sites. 

  • The first resort in Bhutan, Amankora is a series of five lodges spread across the central and western valleys of Bhutan.

  • The five lodges enjoy breathtaking natural settings and combine to offer unique journeys of discovery between them.

  • Due to its secluded location, Bhutan is one of the most remote and pristine environments on earth.

New & noteworthy

Discover the latest news and updates from Amankora.

  • Sustainable Development Fee Incentive

    As of 1 September 2023, the Royal Government of Bhutan adjusted the Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) policy, with new, reduced rates applicable to all visitors regardless of the length of stay: 

    • $100 per adult per day  
    • $50 per child (6 - 12 years of age) per day 


    Visitors who are 13 years of age or older at the time of travel will be charged as adults. These revised rates will remain in effect until 31 August 2027. 

  • A Quest for Happiness: Experience four or all five of Amankora’s lodges while helping to uplift local communities with a 9- to 16-night journey inspired by Bhutan’s renowned happiness project.

  • 14 nights - All five lodges: This 14-night adventure takes in all five Amankora lodges – Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey and Bumthang – providing an odyssey of discovery that will reveal beautiful sights and cultural insights.

  • 365 Days of Happiness calendar: Discover the kingdom in 4 seasons of wonders and explorations, 5 valleys with varying altitudes and attitudes, 12 months of bliss, 365 days of happiness. The best time to visit is anytime.

Sample Itineraries

Amankora offers a number of enriching journeys through Bhutan’s spectacular central and western valleys, Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey and Bumthang. 

Starting rate: from US$1,785++ per Suite per night based on double occupancy



Bhutan is a global pioneer, the first nation of the world to systematically measure its success not by the strength of its economy but by the happiness of its people. Such a unique approach befits a country unlike any other – a wild, spiritual and majestic mountain kingdom where tranquility reigns and everything is off the beaten track. 

Celebrations & events

Amankora's five lodges boast a plethora of exceptional locations for any celebration or event.

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For further information on Amankora or to make an enquiry, please contact our reservations team.