UNTIL 31 MARCH 2019 – Amankora, Bhutan
Discover the elusive Cloud Kingdom’s breathtaking beauty and spiritual way of life on a four-night journey between Amankora's lodges across Bhutan. Stay for two nights at Paro and two at Thimphu, and Amankora will attend to all of the details required for a seamless journey. Hot stone baths, authentic meals, guided excursions, both urban and remote, are also included, immersing guests in a truly transformative cultural sojourn.
DAY 1: DISCOVER AMANKORA'S THIMPHU LODGE, A PEACEFUL OUTPOST AMID THE PINES ON THE EDGE OF THE CAPITAL
Spend a few hours wandering Thimphu's folk and textile museums, shops and cultural sights. Create your own stamp at the National Post Office before heading back to the lodge for a relaxing spa massage
DAY 2: EXPLORE THE REMOTE MONASTERIES OF THIMPHU VALLEY FOR AN INSIGHT INTO THE BUDDHIST KINGDOM'S LEGENDARY MYSTIQUE
Guided by your private driver, witness monastic daily life at a Buddhist school and Thimphu's imposing Trashi Chhoe Dzong. Hike to the 17th-century Cheri Goemba monastery before returning to Amankora for an evening of traditional dance performances – a cultural programme of Bhutanese folk and mask dances
DAY 3: EXPERIENCE THE UNFOLDING OF A BREATHTAKING HIMALAYAN PANORAMA EN ROUTE TO PARO LODGE
Reached by a dramatic valley drive, Paro Lodge lies hidden in pine forest, surrounded by temples and historic architecture. Unwind with a sauna and steam in the spa or a game of archery, Bhutan's national sport
DAY 4: A FOUR-HOUR HIKE BRINGS GUESTS TO AN EXHILARATING SUMMIT AT TIGER'S NEST – A MONASTERY CLINGING TO THE CLIFF FACE, 900 METRES UP
On descending from Bhutan's most dramatic site, enjoy the hospitality of local farming family over lunch, before a visit to the Kingdom's oldest temple, Kyichu Lhakhang. Back at the lodge, a herb-infused hot stone bath creates the serene finale to this Amankora journey
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