The Land of the Thunder Dragon, cradled in the heart of the massive Himalayan ranges, is steeped in rich tradition, spirituality and culture. A magical, mysterious land with an almost Medieval feel in the towns festooned with elaborate and gaily painted house facades. Monasteries cling precariously on sides of impossibly steep rocky outcrops, glacial valleys bisect the land and the alpine meadows are ablaze with colour in the spring. Prayer flags flutter in the breeze whilst prayer wheels whirl and echo to the sound of the devout chanting. Monasteries and Stupas bejewel the landscape - here religion is a Living faith.
Need to know
The best months to visit are October and November, December to March are also good.. Monsoons are usually from June to August. For flora & fauna March and April are the best months.
Flying time 11 hours in-direct
Required for British Passport holders.
GMT + 6 hours
Bhutan's official language is Dzongkha, but 18 other languages including Nepali are spoken. English is the medium of instruction in schools and is widely spoken.
Our Tours in Bhutan
Textiles, Arts and Crafts of Bhutan
07-24 October 2021
18 days from £3,998.00
London - Kolkata - Samdrup Jonkar - Trashigang - Mongar - Bhumthang - Trongsa - Punakha - Thimphu - Paro - Kathmandu - London
Appreciate the intangible cultural heritage of the Land of the Thunder Dragon. A small group tour led by Zara Fleming.Read more
A geological and cultural tour through the very spiritual Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan
6 to 19 November 2021
14 days from £4,375.00
London – Kolkata – Bagdogra – Phuentsholing – Paro – Thimphu - Cheri Goemba – Punakha – Gangtey – Punakha – Gasa – Thimphu – Paro – Kolkata - London
Participants on this trip will study aspects of the geology and geography of the spectacular Himalaya. Led by Dr Danny Clark-Lowes.Read more
Bhutan – Land of the Thunder Dragon
15 days from £4,125.00
Delhi - Thinphu - Gangtey - Bumthang - Punakha - Paro - Delhi
The Land of the Thunder Dragon, cradled in the heart of the massive Himalayan ranges, is steeped in rich tradition, spirituality and culture.Read more
Journey through India, Nepal & Bhutan
19 days from £4,275.00
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Kathmandu - Chitwan National Park - Pokhara - Kathmandu - Thimphu - Paro - Delhi
This is a breath taking tour of discovery encompassing some of the finest sights and sounds of India, Nepal and Bhutan.Read more
What our clients say
V Kendall - India Holiday
Firstly let me say that I am back after a most fulfilling and amazing time in India! I have had the most incredible time from start to finish! I explored places, spoke to and interacted with local people, searched palaces, forts and temples, watched birds and wildlife....in short I had the most stunning and memorable holiday of my life! I want to thank you for…
Textiles, Arts & Crafts of Bhutan – Talk by Zara Fleming
Isolated from the outside world for centuries lies the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan. Join Indus Experiences and Trip Scholar Zara Fleming for a virtual webinar where they will delve into the Culture, Textiles, Arts and Crafts of Bhutan. March 24, 2021 at 11:00am GMT.Read more