Join us on an spiritual odyssey into the pristine ecosystems of the Bhutanese Himalayas with abundant flora and fauna. This enchanted land of myth and legend whose Buddhist spiritual beliefs permeate every aspect of the Bhutanese culture is rich with history and stories that go back many centuries. You will walk through remote villages, learn about the different crafts and see some of the exquisit weavings done by local women.
When the Bhutanese speak of happiness, they are perhaps speaking more of the process of creating conditions for contentment. Contentment does not come from GDP.
Happiness- thousands of candles can be lit from one single candle and the life of the candle will not be shortened, happiness never decreases by being shared.
Bhutan has the stunning beauty of the Himalaya mountains, verdant valleys with rice paddies and jungles in the southern area of the country. Bhutan has a committment to keeping the country with 72% forest cover.
Bhutan has thirteen traditional crafts, including thagzo or weaving. The sophisticated textiles are centuries old, woven with cotton, wool, silk and nettle fiber. .
Mind is the sole origin of everything; of cyclic wandering in samsara, of liberation in nirvana.
Bhutan has remained loyal to its Buddhist cultural and spiritual practices that were introduced by Guru Rinpoche in 737. There are over 2000 ancient Buddhist monasteries with beautiful Buddhist iconography scattered throughout the country.
The seeker who sets out upon the way shines bright over the world.
Cost includes lodging, land transportation, all meals in Bhutan, gentle early morning chair yoga and meditation, odyssey guide, local guides, Bhutan visa. Small group experience, max 10 people. Cost does not include travel insurance, flights into and out of Bhutan. The flights into Bhutan from your previous city are arranged by the Bhutan travel company. You can fly into Bhutan from Bangkok, Kolkata, Delhi, Dhaka, Singapore, and Kathmandu. Please contact us for more information.
Cost:There is a difference in cost between high and low season. Low season is Jan., Feb., June, July, Aug, and Dec. It can be quite rainy in June, July and into late August. High season tariffs are more, cost of 11 day odyssey in Bhutan is $4415 based on minimun of 4 people, double occupancy. Single room, if available, is at an additional cost. Low season cost is $3840.
Contact us if interested. A deposit of $500 will hold your place. Credit cards or checks are accepted. Read the terms and conditions and fill out the registration form. Registration/Terms and Conditions