Things To Do & Where To Stay In The Kingdom of Bhutan

Known as “The Kingdom of Happiness and The Land of The Thunder Dragon” The Kingdom of Bhutan keeps 60 percent of its land under forest cover, as mandated by its constitution. The four pillars of Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness (GNH) philosophy are: Sustainable Development, Environmental Protection, Cultural Preservation, and Good Governance.

Getting There

Bhutan is served by Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines. International destinations on scheduled flights are Bangkok, New Delhi, Kolkata, Singapore, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Bagdogra, Guwahati and Gaya. Domestic flights are available between Paro and Bumthang. Helicopter charters are available from Paro airport and private jet assistance is offered by Bhutan Air Services.

Where To Go & Things To Do

Visit monasteries and the 170-foot-high golden Buddha Dordenma statue. Thimphu’s best attractions – The Memorial Chorten, Motithang Takin Preserve, Tashichho Dzong, Folk Heritage Museum, National Textile Museum and more.

Paro valley is a mix of small villages, historic buildings, monuments and wonderfully terraced fields of produce. Nearby lies our 17-acre sustainable village. Local farmers grow organic fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers. Nearby highlights include the incredible Taktsang Lhakhang  (Tiger’s Nest) as well as the Paro Dzong, a traditional cantilevered bridge and a 15th century temple.

In Punakha, experience cultural, spiritual and historic sites, such as the Punakha Dzong, known as Palace of Great Happiness, located at the confluence of Pho Chu (father) and Mo Chu(mother) rivers. Additional highlights include Chimi Lhakhang, Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Chorten as well as outdoor activities such as hiking, traditional  farming, white water rafting and biking. 

Where to stay

Experience the transformative power of this magical destination through adventure, culture, serenity, cultural and enriching experiences.

Six Senses Bhutan Thimphu, Punakha and Paro offer guests a unique adventure from sunrise meditations and holistic spa treatments to private astrology readings and butter lamp lighting ceremonies to incredible hikes and treks through pristine forests, the aim is to leave enriched and reconnected.