• Amankora Journey

    Explore Bhutan in style and luxury with Aman Resorts! We have connected Amankora’s lodges into a unique circuit for your great Bhutan exploration. The lodges are created to provide a circular pilgrimage in Bhutan’s breathtakingly spectacular central and western valleys. Enjoy exclusive benefits for Country  Holidays' guests only!
  • Amankora Journey

    Explore Bhutan in style and luxury with Aman Resorts! We have connected Amankora’s lodges into a unique circuit for your great Bhutan exploration. The lodges are created to provide a circular pilgrimage in Bhutan’s breathtakingly spectacular central and western valleys. Enjoy exclusive benefits for Country  Holidays' guests only!
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9 days
From HK$63,500/Adult

Itinerary

Explore Spiritual Journeys at Amankora

From 3 nights spiritual journey, and 4 nights cultural sojourn to 7 nights enriching life retreat.

 

  • Day 01 - Hong Kong / Bangkok
    Fly Hong Kong / Bangkok CX 653 1200/1355 (2h55m) – Except Tue
      Or CX 701 1600/1800 (3h) – Daily


    Upon arrival, check into your hotel.

    Meals: -

  • Day 02 - Bangkok / Paro / Thimphu
    Fly Bangkok / Paro KB 129 0445/0700 (3h15m) – Thu only
      Or KB 127 0650/0950 (4h15m) – Except Thu via Bagdogra


    Transfer 1.5 hours to Thimphu. Visit Trashi Chhoe Dzong, the seat of Bhutan’s government and royal office and pay a visit to Pangri Zampa, a monastic training school for astrologers.

    Hike to Cheri Goemba monastery where the first monastic body was established. Back in town, visit cottage industries ranging from traditional paper making to hand rolled incense.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

     

  • Day 03 - Thimphu / Punakha / Gangtey

    Drive 5 hours over the mountain pass of Dochu La into to the Phobjika Valley. View the 17th century Simtokha Dzong and ancient wall paintings at the Hongtsho Goemba monastery. Drive along the Kingdom’s only east-west highway and pass the scenic village of Wangdi. Enjoy a picnic lunch en-route and check-in to your lodge. Explore Gangtey Goemba on a 1.5 hours nature trail.

    Set in the midst of the farmers’ autumn potato harvest, Bhutanese wooden furniture and flickering candles, a Candle-lit Potato Shed Dinner is arranged just for you!

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 04 - Gangtey

    The Longtey Village hike leads you through bamboo and rhododendron forest, clusters of village houses and yaks grazing in the area in winter. At the end of your climb, be rewarded with impressive views and a picnic lunch awaits. Choose to drive or hike 3-5 hrs back.

    We recommend a hot-stone bath experience at the lodge.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 05 - Gangtey / Punakha

    Drive 3.5 hours to Punakha and check into your lodge. Take a short hike through beautiful rice fields to Chimmi Lhakhang temple. Have some free time in the late afternoon enjoying the lodge.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 06 - Punakha

    Your day in Punakha Valley begins with a hike through fields of chili, cabbage and rice along the banks of the Mo Chu to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten and the impressive Punakha Dzong.

    Enjoy a private Riverside BBQ lunch along the edge of the Mo Chu. Following lunch, explore the village of Talo.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 07 - Punakha / Paro

    Drive down Dochu La and following the mountain road pass dramatic Wang Chu and Paro Chu river valleys. In the afternoon, stroll to the nearby ruins, view some of the valley’s oldest and holiest religious monuments or wander down Paro’s main street.

    Evenings at Amankora may include informative lectures on history, religion, flora and fauna of the region or an intriguing movie on the Himalayas.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 08 - Paro

    Visit Paro Rinpung Dzong which houses a community of monks and administrative government. Cross Nyamai Zampa, a traditional cantilevered bridge and visit a traditional farmhouse for lunch with a local family. This afternoon, hike one of Bhutan’s most revered monuments, the Taktshang Monastery.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 09 - Paro / Bangkok / Hong Kong
    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home.

    Fly Paro / Bangkok KB 128 1130/1530 (3h) – Daily
      Or KB 130 1050/1650 (5h) – Tue/Fri/Sat via Bagdogra
    Fly Bangkok / Hong Kong CX 702 1910/2250 (2h40m) – Daily

     

    Meals: Breakfast

 

 

 

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