Bhutan

Bhutan Base Camp

Get way out there at the new luxury hotel Uma Punakha, in the foothills of Bhutan's Himalayas

Bike

Last August, as I mountain-biked down 10,302-foot Dochula Mountain Pass, just outside the capital, Bhutan’s eldest prince zipped by me on a b’Twin racing bike. Soon after, the prince’s elder brother,...

Trek

Bhutan’s 24-day Snowman Trek is rightly touted as one of the hardest in the world. The journey crosses ten Himalayan mountain passes and tops out at 17,591 feet.

Access and Resources

Peak seasons are spring and fall, when the Hima­layan winter and South Asian monsoons are at bay and the state-mandated rate is $250 per person per night.

Cosmic Whiplash

Strap in for a road trip through the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan with Robert Thurman—Uma's dad and one of the planet's most magnetic Buddha boosters—and get set for stunning...

Kingdom of Bhutan Travel

Away.com's Kingdom of Bhutan Travel Photos offer free photo galleries, screensavers, and computer wallpaper downloads. See the best in travel photography, featuring top pictures of Kingdom of...

Beyond Belief

In Bhutan's pristine alpine sanctuary, even a heathen climber can see the light