Bhutan Vacations

The Kingdom of Bhutan

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The Kingdom of Bhutan:The Himalyan Kingdom of Bhutan in one word may be described as “mysterious.” Also known as the ‘Land of Thunder Dragon” Bhutan many times is referred to the last Shangri-la on the planet. Surrounded by India and China for centuries Bhutan was cut off from the rest of the world. Once opened to travelers, only a lucky few are let in each year. If you’re looking for an unspoiled country combining vast mountainous views, nature, adventure travel and culture, then this Buddhist paradise is you’re place. Bhutan is a country where one must take a tour.

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Join our marvelous tour packages in the Himalayas of the mystical land of Bhutan that combines nature, culture and adventure in a nutshell. Discover the cultural and natural wonders of this last remaining Mahayana Buddhist Kingdom of the Himalaya. Behold your surprise when you walk through the ancient streets full with pagoda architecture of the temples would definitely prove to be a truly Asian experience. Experience the wondrous Bhutanese countryside via hiking, trekking and mountain biking. A journey that takes you up to the dizzying heights, through rich coniferous forests, glacial lakes and across beautiful passes that offer amazing views of snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas.

It's against this background that Amanresorts was allowed to be the first foreign company to build a hotel which it opened in 2004, bringing the best of contemporary design and traditional style to the kingdom for the first time. With John Reed as General Manager, amanjunkies followed, and since then Amankora has evolved into five unique lodges, created to provide a circular pilgrimage of Bhutan's breathtakingly spectacular central and western valleys. Not to be outdone, and offering a completely different luxury experience, Christina Ong opened Uma Paro, and most recently Uma Punaka, overlooking the Mo Chu river. These are both beautiful properties, and no matter where you choose to stay, you will be one of just over 100,000 visitors who are allowed to visit Bhutan each year.