Best Bhutan Luxury Tour

Best Bhutan Luxury Tour

Bhutan Luxury Tour is one of the best ways to enjoy Bhutan’s rich culture, adventurous treks, sports, magical fortresses, and festivals.

Bhutan Luxury tour can be tailor-made to suit your needs. You can choose from a wide range of cultural tours, meditation tours, adventurous treks, and sports in Bhutan. You can also modify the duration of your tour to your liking.

Wherever you choose to travel, the Bhutan luxury tour allows you to spend a comfortable, quality-time during your tour. You have a host of extraordinary moments that are authentic, innovative, and unforgettable.

Some of the Most Popular Bhutan Luxury Tours

4 Day Uma Paro Himalayan Escape

This short package is a great introduction to the rich and ardent land of Bhutan. It is the perfect package for people short on time yet wanting a Himalayan luxury escape package.

Short, Medium and Long Durations of Amankora Packages

Amankora has a collection of luxurious resorts throughout Bhutan’s western and central valley. These range of resorts offer its own wide range of Bhutan luxury tours.

Throughout most of your journey, you will stay at one of Amankora resorts in comfort and style. You will enjoy all that Amankora has to offer while exploring the magical land of Bhutan.

An example of Amankora 12-day Luxury Bhutan Tour is as follows:

Outline Itinerary

Day 1 – Amankora Thimphu – Thimphu
Fly to Paro. Transfer to Thimpu.

Day 2 – Amankora Thimphu – Thimphu
Full day sightseeing of Thimphu.

Day 3 – Amankora Gangtey – Gangtey
Drive to Gangtey.

Day 4 – Amankora Gangtey – Gangtey
Day at leisure for exploring the valley.

Day 5 – Amankora Bumthang – Bumthang
Drive to Bumthang.

Day 6 – Amankora Bumthang – Bumthang
Day at leisure for exploring the valley.

Day 7 – Amankora Punakha – Punakha
Drive to Punakha.

Day 8 – Amankora Punakha – Punakha
Full day sightseeing Punakha.

Day 9 – Uma Paro – Paro
Drive to Paro.

Day 10 – Uma Paro – Paro
Sightseeing Paro and Tiger’s Nest

Day 11 – Uma Paro – Paro
Day trip to Haa Valley

Day 12 – Return Journey
Drive to Paro Airport and fly to your destination.

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Difference Between Bhutan Tour and Bhutan Luxury Tour

The major difference you can find between Bhutan tour and Bhutan Luxury Tours and Treks are:


In most Bhutan tours you will stay in 3-star hotels. In Bhutan Luxury Tours you will stay in 5-star hotels.

The services and facilities provided by these are quite different.


Bhutan Tours costs US$ 250 and US$ 200 during peak and off-season respectively. This is the standard minimum package daily rate (MPD) per day per person. However, Bhutan Luxury Tour can cost US$ 250- 2500 more than the MPD.


You usually get a single guide for a group in Bhutan tour. In Bhutan Luxury Tours, you will get a private guide.


You will travel in a group in a private SUV during the tour.

Must-Visit Places

Most luxury tours of Bhutan are tailor-made to suit your preferences. These can include active trekking, a cultural experience or simply enjoying the views.

So, if you are not sure, these are some of the must-visit places to include in your Bhutan Luxury tour itinerary.

Taktsang Monastery

Taktsang Monastery is also called the Tiger’s Nest. It is one of the holiest places in Bhutan.

Situated on a high granite cliff, this monastery overlooks the Paro valley and river.

The Bhutanese believe that Guru Padmasambhava came here flying on the back of a tigress to meditate in the 8th century.

Guru Padmasambhava, also known as Guru Rinpoche, introduced Buddhism in Bhutan.

It is a great short trek to capture the essence of the beautiful valley of Paro.


The charming capital city is a must-visit for any traveler coming to Bhutan. It has something to offer for all kinds of visitors. It is rich in both nature and culture.

Make sure to visit Tashichho Dzong, National Memorial Chorten and Motithang Takin in Thimphu.


Paro is where your journey by flight to Bhutan begins.

It is a historic town filled with many sacred sites and historical buildings. It is a gorgeous valley surrounded with lush green fields. Some of the must-visit places in Paro are the National Museum, Rinpung Dzong.

Paro is also the host of the famous Paro Tsechu, also known as the festival of masks.


Phuentsholing is a must-visit for nature lovers who prefer the quiet and peacefulness of the mountains and nature.

You can enjoy the clean and fresh air and environment of Phuentsholing. Some of the popular attractions are Amo Chuu, the Crocodile Breeding Center.

Others include Chukha Hydrothermal Project, the Bhutan gate and Karbandi Monastery.

Bumthang Valley

This valley is the spiritual heartland of Bhutan. It has many ancient and holy Buddhist sites. Jampa Lhakhang is the main attraction along with Jakar.


Wangduephodrang is famous for its rich rice pastures, fine bamboo products, slate and stone carvings.

You must also visit Wangduephodrang Dzong while you are here. You can see the confluence of Punakha Chhu and Tang Chhu rivers from here.

Phobjikha and Gangtey Valley

The Gangtey and Phobjikha are glacial valleys. These valleys present some of the most beautiful landscapes with a stream flowing through their open grasslands.

These valleys are also home to the endangered black-necked crane.

You can visit the famous Black mountain national park as well. This park is home to diverse species of flora and fauna.

You can also visit Gangtey Monastery and Jigme Singye National Park while you are here.

Haa Valley

Haa Valley is popular for its virgin natural beauty.

Beautiful sceneries along with some temples and fortresses around the valley make it a must- see place in Bhutan.

Some of the well-known places to visit are Lhakhang Karpo, Nagpo-the famous White and Black temples. Others must see places include Shekhar Drak, Tagchu Goemba and Dobji Dzong.


Punakha is a breathtaking destination linked to some of the most momentous events of Bhutan.

People visit this place to understand Bhutanese history and to enjoy the natural beauty.

Some of the must-visit places in Punakha are Punakha Dzong, Chhimi Lhakhang, and Limbhukha.


Most of Bhutan’s Luxury tours will accommodate you in one of the best luxury hotels in Bhutan.

Depending on the cost, your choices of the room will differ.

Most of these will provide a luxurious room with private bathrooms, closet, flat screen t.v.

These luxurious hotels include services and facilities like:

  • In-house restaurant and bar
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free Wifi
  • Fitness center
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Central heating and cooling
  • Meditation and Yoga center
  • Swimming Pool
  • Garden

Some of the best luxury hotels to check out in Bhutan are:

  • Norkhil Boutique Hotel & Spa
  • Taj Tashi Bhutan
  • Le Meridien
  • Paro penlop Dawa Penjor Heritage Farm House
  • Hotel Druk
  • Amankora resorts.

Some of these hotels provide their very own Bhutan luxury tours. Some of the examples include Luxury Experience By Uma Paro to Punakha With Combination Of Taj Tashi Hotels in Thimphu. Else the Amankora experiences of Bhutan, Bhutan in Style- Aman Hotel.

Luxury Tour Costs

The cost for Bhutan Luxury Tour can be anywhere between US$250- 2500 more than the minimum daily package rate (MDP) of Bhutan. The range of prices for Bhutan Luxury Tour per day is due to the inclusion or exclusion of the following:

  • Private guided tour
  • Visas for Bhutan
  • Airport transfers
  • Daily 3 meals (B/L/D) (excluding beverages) at 5-star hotels
  • Accommodation at 5-star hotels
  • A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
  • An experienced driver
  • A tour vehicle
  • Entry fees & road permits
  • Government fee, royalty, taxes & surcharges
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Complimentary massage
  • Complimentary scheduled one-hour daily Yoga class
  • Laundry service
  • Full service & assistance before, during and after your Bhutan trip

Best Time for Bhutan Luxury Tour

You can do Bhutan Luxury tour throughout the year. Each of the 4 seasons of Bhutan has its own perks and draws.

Spring (March, April, May)

You can enjoy your sightseeing tours and walks around the different places in cool temperatures. You can also witness the blooms of different flowers in spring.

The colorful festivals of Punakha and Paro also take place during spring.

Summer (June, July, August)

If you want to enjoy the different places of Bhutan in peace and solitude then this is the season for you.

Summer is monsoon and is off-season in Bhutan. Hence, there are fewer tourists. This season is also great for nature lovers as nature comes alive during this season.

The forests and the surrounding landscape are all lush and green. You can also enjoy the full glory of the waterfalls, rivers of the country.

Autumn/ Fall (September, October, November)

This season is the best time to visit Bhutan for many reasons:

These months have the perfect temperatures for treks and sightseeing tours. Witness some of the biggest festivals like Thimphu Tsechu festival.

Winter (December, January, February)

For bird lovers, winter can be a great choice. During winter, Bhutan is home to the regal and endangered black-necked crane.

You can also enjoy your treks and tours in cooler temperatures with the occasional snowfall.

Extra Tips

  • You can modify any regular Bhutan tour or trek to a luxury one by upgrading your choice of hotels with extra cost.
  • You can modify any established Bhutan luxury tour package to suit your needs.
  • If festivals interest you, choose a tour date that coincides with some of the most popular festivals of Bhutan.

Final Say,

Luxury tours in Bhutan allows you to experience great hospitality. It is an unforgettable journey into the magical kingdom of Bhutan.

Bhutan Luxury tour makes sure you get an insight into the rich culture and nature of Bhutan. You can book one of the popular tour packages or else tailor make your own unforgettable trip.

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