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Welcome to Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon, a hidden gem nestled in the breathtaking Himalayan region. As a travel agency with over 10 years of experience and a place among the best in the industry, we invite you to embark on an unforgettable journey with us. Bhutan is a small, mysterious country that exudes an otherworldly charm, often described as the earthly Shangri-La. Here, amidst the majestic landscape, you'll find a profound sense of happiness and tranquility. With an impressive 71% forest coverage, Bhutan is a sanctuary of green life, where nature thrives in harmony.

Our mission is to provide you with an authentic Bhutanese experience, unveiling the true meaning of life and allowing you to revel in a joyous vacation. We take pride in being the pioneers of small group tours, offering the best local prices. Additionally, we provide customizable private tours to the classic destinations of Bhutan, including the Western region (Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey, Haa) and the Central region (Trongsa, Bumthang). No matter what kind of traveler you are, our itineraries are designed to cater to your specific interests and preferences. Whether you seek luxury vacation, hiking, adventure, cultural immersion, or spiritual enlightenment, we ensure that your journey through Bhutan will be tailored to suit your needs.

Come and explore this extraordinary land with us, where happiness is not just a concept but a way of life. Let us guide you through the wonders of Bhutan, where every step brings you closer to discovering the essence of existence.

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Best Bhutan Group Tours 2024

We are the first ones to provide group tours to Bhutan, offering the lowest possible prices with guaranteed quality. Designed for small groups of 1-12 travelers, you can freely choose from our selection of 10 Bhutan group tours with stable departures throughout 2024. If you have a short time in Bhutan (4-7 days), we recommend visiting Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha. For a deeper discovery, if you have more than a week, you can extend your tour to include Haa Valley, Trongsa, and Bumthang. Select your likes!

Tashichho Dzong, Thimphu of Bhutan
Paro - Thimphu - Paro
Where is Bhutan? Bhutan is a tiny Buddhist Country hidden in the Himalayas. It is situated between Tibet in China to the north and India to the south. Why visit Bhutan? Because "Happiness is a place"....
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Mt Jomolhari at Chele La Pass, Haa of Bhutan
Paro - Haa - Thimphu - Paro
Why visit Bhutan? Renowned as the Kingdom of Happiness, Bhutan is a small Buddhist Country hidden in the mystery Himalayas. Not only is Bhutan the birthplace of the Gross National Happiness Index (GNH...
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Punakha Dzong, Bhutan
Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Paro
Welcome to Bhutan, the land of happiness. Renowned as the birthplace of the Gross National Happiness Index, Bhutan is a small Buddhist Country nestled in the Himalayas. With over 71% of its land cover...
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Punakha Dzong, Bhutan
Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Paro
If you have nearly a week, many visitors naturally opt to explore the western part of Bhutan. Because the west is blessed with the country's most beautiful dzong (Punakha dzong), one of its oldest lha...
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Monks in Punakha Dzong
Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Paro
Have you ever wondered why Bhutan is considered the happiest country on the planet? Despite not being a developed nation, what is the secret to the happiness of the Bhutanese people? How do they benef...
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Trongsa Dzong, Bhutan
Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Gangtey - Trongsa - Bumthang - Wangdue Phodrang - Paro
Unveiling the dragon's heart: an 11-Day Bhutan group tour through Western & Central Bhutan at an unbeatable low price! This immersive journey takes you to 7 captivating destinations, including Paro, T...
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Top Bhutan Classic Tours - Private Tour Packages

Compared to group tours, Bhutan private tours offer you greater flexibility to tailor your vacation according to your preferences. You can explore at your own pace, immerse yourself in your preferred style, and focus on your specific interests and likes, allowing you to fully experience the true charm of Bhutan. With 30+ itineraries for private tours, feel free to choose the options that resonate with you!

Punakha Dzong, Bhutan
Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Paro
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What are the must-visit cities of Bhutan? Is it possible to cover the highlights of Bhutan in 5 days? Certainly! Join our 5 Days Iconic Bhutan Tour to Paro, Thimphu & Punakha - Bhutan’s Top 3 Popul...
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Punakha Dzong, Bhutan
Paro - Thimphu - Gangtey - Punakha - Paro
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Our 6 Days Bhutan Essence Tour is the perfect choice for those who only have a 6-day holiday and wish to explore the essence of Bhutan all at once. This well-planned trip takes you to Western Bhutan...
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Thimphu Dzong, Bhutan
Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Gangtey - Trongsa - Bumthang - Wangdue Phodrang - Paro
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Discover a land where happiness is etched into the very landscape, and ancient dzongs stand as sentinels of peace. On this 9-day Bhutan tour, you will spend 8 extraordinary nights delving into the h...
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Bhutan Tour Packages from Hot Regions

Are you unsure about where to begin your Bhutan tour? Don't worry, as Bhutan offers direct flights connecting to popular hot regions such as Kathmandu (Nepal), Bangkok (Thailand), and Delhi (India). Whether you are traveling from these countries/destinations or your own country has flights to Kathmandu, Bangkok, or Delhi, you can take advantage of our specially-designed tours that cater to these regions. It's never been easier to embark on a seamless and unforgettable journey through Bhutan.

Bhutan King Family
Bangkok - Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Paro
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Why travel from Thailand to Bhutan? There are direct flights to Bhutan from Bangkok daily. So Thailand is the best option for travelers from all over the world to fly directly into Bhutan. When taki...
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Chele La Pass, Haa of Bhutan
Delhi - Paro - Haa - Thimphu - Paro
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Why a Bhutan Tour from Delhi, India? Both India and Bhutan belong to the mystical Himalayan region. India is a vast and bustling country with a belief in Hinduism, while Bhutan is a small and serene...
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Tashichho Dzong
Kathmandu - Paro - Thimpu - Punakha - Paro
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Why should you select our 7-day Nepal Bhutan Tour? If you're interested in exploring the mystical Himalayan regions, our tour covers two captivating Himalayan Kingdoms - Nepal and Bhutan. Within a wee...
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Paro Tiger's Nest, Bhutan
Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - EBC - Old Tingri - Gyirong Border - Rashuwaghadi - Kathmandu - Thimphu - Paro - Punakha - Paro
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What is the experience like of traveling to the mysterious Himalaya area? The Himalayas is the highest mountain range in the world, and has 9 out of 10 of the world's highest peaks, including Mount Ev...
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Chitwan, Nepal Tour
Beijing - Xian - Xining - by train - Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Gyantse - Shigatse - EBC - Gyirong Port - Rasuwagadhi - Kathmandu - Pokhara - Chitwan - Kathmandu
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Immerse yourself in the wonders of China and Nepal on an unforgettable journey of slow discovery! Join Asia Odyssey Travel for an extraordinary 21-day adventure that combines the best of China and Nep...
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Paro Tour in Bhutan
Shanghai - Beijing - Xian - Chengdu - Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Gyantse - Shigatse - EBC - Gyirong Port - Rasuwagadhi - Kathmandu - Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Paro
China Nepal Bhutan
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Craving an in-depth discovery in China and the Himalayan regions? If you say "Yes," this 22-day Asia adventure is perfect for you. This tour seamlessly connects the captivating cultures and breathtaki...
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Explore Bhutan by Destination

Where to go in Bhutan? Set your sights on the must-visit destinations in Western Bhutan, such as Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, and the breathtaking Haa Valley. For those seeking a deeper connection with Bhutan's history and cultural legacy, venture to Central Bhutan, where Trongsa and Bumthang await with their ancient sites and captivating traditions. Let's delve into the must-visit destinations in Bhutan.
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Tour Bhutan by Themes & Interests

Bhutan, this pure land, has its own allure that attracts every traveler to set foot on its mysterious territory. Whether you seek luxury, adventure, nature, or cultural immersion, Bhutan offers a diverse range of experiences that will leave you spellbound. Explore this pristine land at your own pace and in your own style, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Discover the wonders of Bhutan and let its mystical charm capture your heart.

Link Bhutan with Himalaya Region

Expand your exploration of Bhutan to encompass the captivating Himalaya region, where China's Tibet, Nepal, and India await with their distinct wonders. Extend a Himalaya tour to behold the Roof of the World - Mount Everest, wander through the lively streets of Kathmandu in Nepal, or immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of Varanasi in India. Let the Himalayas be your gateway to a truly extraordinary adventure across these enchanting destinations.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Bhutan

Before you embark on your journey to this mystical kingdom nestled in the Himalayas, there are several important things you should know. From visa requirements and costs to local rules and essential tips, this guide will provide you with the necessary information to ensure a smooth experience in Bhutan.

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A unique journey to Mainland China, Tibet, Nepal und Bhutan
For a long time I wanted to travel to Nepal and Bhutan.
I looked after a tour from a German Tour Organizer for a while, but it definitely had to be a date in December. However, this date usually never came about with this provider due to the minimum number of participants. Since I was too unsure, as I never knew whether the tour would work, I looked around for alternatives and luckily came across Asia Odyssey Tours. I wanted to travel in December primarily because of the temperatures as I don't like too much heat and I thought December would be a perfect month for me in Nepal and Bhutan. Attending a festival in Bhutan wasn't important to me either, so I wasn't tied to a specific month or time.
Before I came across AOT, I was only interested in Nepal and Bhutan. When I took a closer look at the trips at AOT, I suddenly saw interesting combination options. The one I asked for first, a 20-day group tour with China, Lhasa, Nepal and Bhutan was not possible because the Lhasa-Kathmandu flights had not yet resumed after the Covid-19 pandemic. That's why Isaac, the travel consultant, suggested two options to me, but I immediately decided on the longer option, i.e. a group tour with Beijing, Xian, Chengdu and Lhasa and then afterwards a private tour with Kathmandu and Bhutan. It was the best decision I could have made and I'm so glad the trip didn't happen through the other portal because I was able to spend so much more time in so many more great places and for not that much more money . For me as a polar bear and zoo fan, Chengdu was a particularly great place.
I have never felt as well looked after on a trip as I did through the organization und management from Isaac. From the first contact to the end of the trip, he was always available; questions, whether by email or WhatsApp, were always answered extremely quickly. The whole organization was professional and very efficient. And i first booked the trip in September, so the time until the trip with that many destinations and flights and the special requiremients regarding the visas etc. wasn't that long. During the trip I was always kept up to date about everything, be it the respective tour guide at the respective location and their telephone number, the sign upon arrival, etc. At Christmas there were Christmas wishes and at New Year's there were New Year's wishes. Especially when you're traveling solo, it's nice to be able to rely on having a contact person at all times and by combining the travel consultant with the guides on site, you always have a good feeling and a lot of security and don't have to worry.
All the guides at the respective locations and the drivers were great. In Beijing, Kitty was our guide. The driver upon arrival had such a nice sign written VIP Manuela Stadler. That was very funny. It was very cold and icy in Beijing and there were fears that the Mutianyu Great Wall would likely be closed on the scheduled day. That's why Kitty was so flexible and, together with the driver, made it possible for us to visit the Wall the day before after visiting the Forbidden City. That was really great. So we were able to experience the wall in the snow and we were so happy! But we couldn't make a long walk at the wall because it was really slippery. But we were there! All the sights in Beijing in snow and ice were so magical. Due to the change of plans, we even had time the following day for the Temple of Heaven, a Hutong tour and an acrobatic Show - here too we were very happy that Kitty made all of this possible.
In Chengdu we also had a great guide, Jack, who took great care of everything. So I urgently needed an ATM and he went with me to a shopping center, where luckily there was an ATM that also accepted VISA cards. A member of our group was injured and Jack got him a heat patch. At the airport before the onward flight, Jack took me to the airport hotel, which I was supposed to get to three days later, so I didn't have to worry about it anymore and I knew straight away where the hotel was.
After Chengdu we continued to Lhasa. Here, too, the good communication between the people from the AOT office and the local agency was evident.
I was called right at the airport and asked if I had landed and that the driver was waiting for me at exit 5. Regarding Lhasa, I was a bit nervous because of the altitude, but other than a slight headache on the second day, I had no problems.
In Lhasa I had two different guides: Lobsang on one day, on this day we saw the Potala Palace and in the afternoon we visited a local craft center where we made incense and tried out block printing and had our names written in Tibetan. On the second day, Lobney was the guide and with him I visited the Sera and Gelug Monastery and the Jokhang Temple. Both guides had such immense knowledge and reported so much about the history and religion and they were very considerate of the different group members and everyone was able to do everything in own pace and time. I was particularly amazed when we took a taxi to the different locations on the second day. The taxi was ordered and arrived shortly afterwards. I don't know anything like that in Germany. Here you have to wait much longer. It all went so smoothly. Both Lobsang and Lobney always dealt with problems and concerns quickly and efficiently. I received an immediate response to messages. So it was cold in the hotel during the day and I asked both of them if they could ask at reception about the heating. The first time, a housekeeper was immediately sent to me to turn on the air conditioning (this was at after 8 p.m. so I didn´t know that the airconditiong works at this time anyway), the second time it was in the afternoon and it really was cold in the room – after Lobney told the reception staff about my problem I was immediately given a portable heater in the room, which helped a lot, as the automatic heating in the rooms was only turned on in the evening at 8 p.m. All questions and concerns were responded to promptly and quickly and remedied.
Then I went back to Chengdu because the onward flight to Kathmandu took place from there. The change of plan from the agency, not to drive back to a city hotel (as it would have been about 1 hour to the city) but to stay overnight at the airport hotel, was perfect. Unfortunately, the stay in this great hotel was only for a few hours - unfortunately, because the hotel was so great, I would have liked to have spent a little more time there. As we were in Chengdu with the group a few days earlier I got an Email from the Airline that my flight from Chengdu to Kathmandu is cancelled. I was very concerned and worried because this could have jeopardized my entire itinerary. Luckily there was a flight from another airline at almost exactly the same time, which I then booked. I booked the flight from Chengdu to Kathmandu by myself because it was the transition from the group tour to the private tour. The travel consulted Isaac had offered to book the flight during the organisation of the trip for me, but it was a little cheaper from Germany, so I booked it myself. In hindsight, I wouldn't do that anymore because I was sweating a lot over the new booking in the evening at 8 p.m. to make sure I got the other flight. I was worried that several people would rebook on the other flight. I didn´t get the confirmation for the new booking immediately, only the next day so there was a long uncertainty. Next time I woould book all flights through the agency. But luckily everything worked out.
Yes and then there were the days in Nepal or rather in Kathmandu. Here too I was greeted very friendly with a scarf, just like in Lhasa, and taken to the hotel. Dipen, who picked me up from the airport, gave me a few suggestions and tips for sightseeing and shopping in my free time. The next morning I met Sandy, my guide and driver Bijay. Sandy was just amazing!! Of all the guides, she was my highlight, simply because we got along really well. In addition to all her knowledge and her humor, I had such a great time with her, which unfortunately went by far too quickly. She asked me on both days what I would like to eat for lunch. So on the second day we went to a restaurant that served Dal Bhat because I really wanted to try it.
There were different variations of Dal Bhat and the special thing there was that you paid once and then they kept going around and you could have more of each individual ingredient. There was a lot going on in the restaurant and the concept is very popular with locals too and it was a great lunch there. Kathmandu was my personal highlight, perhaps that's why Sandy was also my highlight as a guide. I fell in love with this lively, colorful place with the great world heritage sites, even though it is really loud and turbulent in the city. But the places visited, the 3 Durbar Places, the Boudhanath Stupa and the Monkey Temple and the Pashupatinath Temple were all so impressive and magical. But Kathmandu was also my biggest dream place, where I always wanted to be and that has been confirmed. Some places you have a special connection to. Unfortunately i was only there for 3 nights and then i went on to Bhutan.
I think the flight from Kathmandu to Paro in Bhutan is the most beautiful flight in the world and if you ask for a window seat at the counter and it's off-season like December, that's possible without any problems. So you can see the Himalayan ranges and Mount Everest. The airport in Paro is simply a gem and it continues like this in Bhutan. The landscapes, the houses and beautiful dhzongs and monasteries, the roads and lack of traffic signs and the peace - all of this was the complete contrast to Kathmandu and for me a perfect ending. I don't want to do it in reverse order because it allows you to relax after so many flights.
For Bhutan, everything was well organized and prepared; here you had an all-inclusive, worry-free package, as you can only travel to Bhutan with a guide. All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) were included here. 2 meals would have been enough, because if you have enough for breakfast dinner would be enough. The food, especially the vegetables and the Ema Datshi, were super tasty at all places. The hotels in which I stayed were particularly great. Before the trip I had read in a November review of one of the hotels that it was very cold in the room and based on my experiences in the other hotels where I always needed help with the heating or had to ask, I was curious as to how it would be in Bhutan. And I was so surprised. In the first hotel it was warm enough in the room, in the second hotel there was already a small additional heater in the room that was turned on as soon as the room was shown, and in the last hotel, the Hotel Tenzinling, the highlight was that the heating had already been turned on beforehand and there was an electric heating mattress in the bed. That was extremely great! The hospitality in Bhutan was exceptional. The guide Ugyen was also always concerned about my well-being and he took care of everything. I had some concerns about the strenuous hike to the Tiger's Nest because I don't usually hike. I knew that I would be able to do the hike because I had also done a longer hike in New Zealand a few years ago - but I felt sorry for the guide beforehand because I was sure that I would take a lot of breaks. At first I thought that I would rather do the hike alone without having someone constantly waiting for me. I wanted to make it to the top in any case and rather cut out something from the rest of the day's program if necessary. Ugyen was kind enough to carry my backpack and jacket and give me water whenever I needed it. And he said no matter how many breaks I need, as long as I'm happy he's happy too. So nice! And I did it and we were able to carry out the rest of the day's program. The Tiger's Nest was also one of the absolute highlights. Nepal and Bhutan were on my bucket list of travel destinations and thanks to Isaac and AOT I was able to realize a wonderful, extraordinary trip and I am so glad that I chose exactly this combination.
All the places were unique and beautiful in their own way and the timing of the trip in December was ideal for me. I couldn't imagine visiting the Forbidden City or the Great Wall when there were so many crowds and standing in line for ages. And the weather in Kathmandu and Bhutan was ideal, even really warm. And the cold in Chengdu was bearable, but in Beijing it was really very cold. But things got worse as we traveled on to Chendu, so we escaped the cold of Beijing. In addition to the great organization and the great support from Isaac and the guides and drivers, I also made a great friendship with one of the group participants on the trip, which also means a lot to me. After I landed in Munich at the end of the trip, there were tears in my eyes because I can look back on such a magical time with so many great moments, events and people and I'm also happy that everything went so smoothly! A bit of tension was relieved when we landed, because with so many places and flights you can never be sure whether the process will work. Thank you so much for this unique vacation!
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For a long time I wanted to travel to Nepal and Bhutan.I looked after a tour from a German Tour Organizer for a while, but it definitely had to be a d...
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Date of Experience: Dec 27, 2023

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Really great 5 day trip to Bhutan
Really great 5 day trip to Bhutan. This was made all the more enjoyable by both the guide, Namgay and driver Mr. Tshering. Namgay has encyclopedic knowledge of Bhutan, it's culture, history and practices, so was able to answer any questions and provide important context at sites we visited. While we spent more time with the guide, our driver too went above expectations - importantly being safe, reliable and flexible to our needs. Both were great hosts, personable and polite. Each day of the trip just got better and better. I cannot recommend both of them highly enough. A place and two people I would hope to see again in the future.
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Really great 5 day trip to Bhutan. This was made all the more enjoyable by both the guide, Namgay and driver Mr. Tshering. Namgay has encyclopedic kno...
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Date of Experience: Feb 11, 2024

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Mike T
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Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan in 3 action packed weeks
23 days and I received an excellent introduction to Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. The coordination was great between the various tours in the different countries with Tony making the trip that he organized in the Chengdu office work seamlessly. Tony answered all questions, addressed any concerns and dealt with any issues in a very timely, professional manner.
Asia Odyssey Travel is the company to go to when you want one contact dealing with 3 different tours in 3 different countries.
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23 days and I received an excellent introduction to Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. The coordination was great between the various tours in the different cou...
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Date of Experience: Oct 12, 2023

Tour Customized by: Tony

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