This is the ultimate VIP experience in Thailand and Bhutan. From lavish accommodation to luxurious vehicles and the best local experts to keep you company, enjoy the best that Thailand and Bhutan have to offer.

Packed with delightful natural wonders, this tailor-made tour offers both tranquil mountain escapes and serene beach getaways. Experience the authentic culture and heritage of two unique Asian nations, be awed by the towering Himalayas and unwind at dreamy beaches on your private luxury Thailand and Bhutan tour.

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 4BangkokTraditional Buildings, Modern Skyscrapers, Beautiful MonasteriesMandarin Oriental
4 - 6ThimphuDzong and Chorten, Handicrafts Emporium, ArcheryTaj Tashi, Amankora Thimphu
6 - 8GangteyPhobjikha Valley, Gangtey Monastery, Black Mountain National ParkGangtey Goenpa, Amankora Gangtey
8 - 10PunakhaPunakha Valley, Dzong, Temple of Fertility, Rice FieldsCOMO Uma Punakha, Amankora Punakha
10 - 12ParoTiger’s Nest Monastery, Dzong, National Museum, Scenic Valley TreksCOMO Uma Paro, Amankora Paro
12 - 13BangkokTraditional Buildings, Modern Skyscrapers, Beautiful MonasteriesMandarin Oriental
13 - 18Koh Yao NoiBeaches, Rice Fields, Mangroves, Pristine WatersSix Senses Yao Noi
18 - 18PhuketWest Coast, Andaman Sea, Sunny Beaches, Shopping, Dining

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  • Heritage
  • Landscape

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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 4

International Arrival

Transfer from Airport to Hotel

Experience the VIP Enchanting Service, which includes a fast track personal airport meet and greet facility for your international arrival.

Bangkok

3 Days

Bangkok is a quintessential blend of old and new! Meaning the city of angels, Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand – and is its largest metropolis.

Included Activities

Highlights of Bangkok
Embark on Bangkok in all its regal glory! Begin with a cruise through the Thonburi klongs (canals) on a long tail boat. Stop en route at Wat Arun, also known as the Temple of Dawn monastery. Proceed onwards to the majestic Grand Palace to witness majestic throne halls and the enigmatic Emerald Buddha. Feast on lunch overlooking the Chao Phraya River at the exotic Supatra River House. Spend your afternoon with a visit to the world’s largest teak building, Vimanmek Palace, before finishing your day at Wat Benjamabophit, the Marble Temple, which is a fantastic fusion of Thai and European architecture.To respect local customs, please dress conservatively and avoid flip flops and sandals, which are not permitted within religious complexes. Kindly note that women are generally not allowed to enter the monk’s living quarters, where chanting takes place.

Day Trip to Ayutthaya Ancient Ruins
Visit first the Bang-Pa-In Summer Palace, an excellent architectural blend of the East and West, with beautiful gardens. Ayutthaya, was once the Thai Kingdoms capital for 417yrs. The ruins of this former city are a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stroll through the ruins of Wat Prasrisanphet, a former royal temple during Ayutthaya’s days of glory; Wat Mahathat, where the roots of a tree surround the head of Buddha.

Hotel Options

Mandarin Oriental – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 4 - 6

Transfer from Hotel to Airport

Flight from Bangkok to Paro (Business Class)

Drive from Paro to Thimpu (55 km, 2 hrs)

Thimphu

2 Days

Hidden realm of wonders! The only world capital without traffic lights, Thimphu is a regal yet bustling town amid glorious hills and home to the revered Bhutanese Royal family.

Included Activities

Highlights of Thimphu
Discover the King’s Memorial Chorten, which is continuously circled by people murmuring mantras and spinning prayer wheels. Explore Tashichhoe dzong (fortress of the glorious religion), the administrative center for government and religion. Browse the various government-run handicrafts emporium and local craft shops showcasing Bhutan’s fine traditional arts, including handwoven textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, jewelry, ceramics, slate and wood carvings. Explore Zorig Chusum (the Painting School), Thanka Art School and the Institution of Traditional Medicine. Visit the National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts and modern academic books on Himalayan culture and religion. You can also visit a handmade paper factory, the Mini Zoo, and Thimphu’s weekend market. Enjoy scenic treks and nature walks with views of the famous Himalayan range.

Giving Back to the Community
Experience the joy of playing a meaningful part in the life of the youth of Bhutan. Visit ‘Simply Bhutan’, which is a living museum and studio run by the local NGO, Youth Development Fund (YDF). The proceeds from your activities and souvenir shopping at this cultural center will go to the development of youth in the area. Get yourself photographed in local Bhutanese costumes and pamper your taste buds with local tea and other delectable nibbles. Marvel at the display of the traditional arts and crafts that helps to differentiate Bhutan. The highlight of your visit will be a religious ceremony (puja) at the local shrine. The funds generated through ‘Simply Bhutan’ are utilized for the many youth development programs aimed at making the lives of vulnerable and disadvantages youth better. Give back a little to the community!

Dinner and Dance at the Taj
Spend an enjoyable dining experience at the Taj Tashi, accompanied by traditional Bhutanese dance performances. The dances are performed by accomplished artists in the full traditional regalia of ornate costumes and masks. Each aspect of the dance has a symbolic meaning. All Bhutanese art, dance, and music can trace their roots to Buddhism and Buddhist philosophy. Traditional Bhutanese music includes a spectrum of sub-genres, ranging from folk to religious renditions. The Taj Tashi organizes cultural programs on a daily basis at hotel’s sprawling courtyard.

Hotel Options

Taj Tashi – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe (Double)
MealsFull Board
StyleInternational
Amankora Thimphu – Opt 2
RoomAmankora-Suite
MealsFull Board
StyleResort
Day 6 - 8

Drive from Thimpu to Gangtey (150 kms, 5 hrs)

Gangtey

2 Days

Indellible impressions of surprising beauty! One of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan, surprises the unsuspecting visitor with its wide flat valley sans any trees, after a hard climb through dense forests, augmented by an impression of vast space – an extremely rare experience where most of the valley’s are tightly enclosed.

Included Activities

Highlights of Gangtey
Escape to the great 17th century Wangduephodrang Dzongkhag (monastery) of Gangtey, which is revealed on the slopes of the fabulous mountains surrounding the town of Wangdue Phodrang. From the center, you can trek to Phobjikha Valley, where you will find Gangtey Goenpa perched on a small hill that rises from the valley floor. This is one of Bhutan’s most beautiful spots and it’s surrounded by a large village inhabited by the families of 140 gomchens (priests) who care for the monastery. Home to the main seat of the famous saint who founded the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, this is the biggest Nyingmapa monastery in Bhutan. Breathe in the stunning scenery of Black Mountain National Park.

Bhutanese Cooking Class in Gangtey
Take up this unique opportunity of learning how to cook delicious Bhutanese cuisine. Participate in this special cooking session held at local restaurant, where a team of master chefs demonstrate the art of cooking up a storm. Watch them prepare local Bhutanese delicacies, while you try out your own culinary skills as well. Have fun cooking local Bhutanese delicacies like the delectable and fiery ‘Emma Datshi’ made with chilies and local Bhutanese cheese, which also is the national dish of Bhutan!

Hotel Options

Gangtey Goenpa – Opt 1
RoomGangtey Goenpa- Deluxe Room
MealsFull Board
StyleHeritage
Amankora Gangtey – Opt 2
RoomAmankora-Suite
MealsFull Board
StyleResort
Day 8 - 10

Drive from Gangtey to Punakha (70 km, 4 hrs)

Punakha

2 Days

Mountain rapture An erstwhile capital, it now makes for a magical stay with splendid views of the distant, heavenly Himalayas at Dorchula Pass with a soothing climate and relaxing ambience.

Included Activities

Highlights of Punakha
Take a tranquil, beautiful hike to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, built to remove negative forces and promote peace, stability and harmony in the changing world. Dominating upper Punakha Valley, the chorten affords commanding views of Mo Chhu and the mountainous peaks of Gasa. Visit Punakha Dzong, strategically built at the confluence of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. Damaged by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the dzong has been fully restored by the present king. In the afternoon, visit Chimi Lakhang, situated on a hillock and dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley (the Divine Madman). Also known as the temple of fertility, barren couples wishing to have children pray here as it is believed they are usually blessed with a child soon after. Walk across rice fields to the tiny settlement of Pana, meaning field. Visit Limbukha, famous for Bhutan’s infamous medicinal red rice.

Hotel Options

COMO Uma Punakha – Opt 1
RoomValley View Deluxe Room (Double)
MealsFull Board
StyleResort
Amankora Punakha – Opt 2
RoomAmankora-Suite
MealsFull Board
StyleResort
Day 10 - 12

Drive from Punakha to Paro (125 km, 4.5 hr)

Paro

2 Days

Gateway to the Kingdom’s treasures! Known as the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon,’ the charming town of Paro is home to Mt. Chumolhari and some of the oldest monasteries and temples in the region.

Included Activities

Highlights of Paro
Throw yourself into the city’s cultural gems! Begin at Rinpung Dzong, a 17th century Buddhist monastery and fortress built by Tibetan Buddhist lama Ngawang Namgyal. Visit the National Museum, housed in a former watchtower over several floors and brimming with Bhutanese relics, and the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, and enjoy scenic valley treks that boast views of Mount Chomolhari and Kyichu Lhakhang, a 7th century sacred shrine. Discover the spectacular cliffside Taktshang Lhakhang Monastery, otherwise known as Tiger’s Nest, where it is believed Guru Rinpoche arrived on the back of a tigress. Stay in Paro more than three nights and you can also visit Kila Goemba, home of Buddhist nuns, Lhakhang Karpo (White Temple), Lhakhang Nagpo (Black Temple) and Rig Sum Goenpa (three giant hills) in Haa Valley.

Farm House Visit
Discover the rustic beauty of Bhutan, embellished by a cluster of quaint farm houses. Get an interesting glimpse into the lifestyle of Bhutan’s village folk on this farm visit. Bhutanese farm houses are very colourful and decorative. They are traditionally built with mud and stones, without the use of a single nail! All houses follow the same architectural pattern. Visit a traditional farm house and interact with local farming folk as they go about their daily lives. Enjoy the simple hospitality of your local hosts over a simple, but infinitely warm tea party!

Hotel Options

COMO Uma Paro – Opt 1
RoomValley View Deluxe Room (Double)
MealsFull Board
StyleResort
Amankora Paro – Opt 2
RoomAmankora-Suite
MealsFull Board
StyleResort
Day 12 - 13

Transfer from Paro Hotel to Airport

Flight from Paro to Bangkok (Business Class)

Transfer from Bangkok Airport to Hotel

Bangkok

1 Day

Bangkok is a quintessential blend of old and new! Meaning the city of angels, Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand – and is its largest metropolis.

Hotel Options

Mandarin Oriental – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 13 - 18

Transfer from Bangkok Hotel to Airport(Luxury Car)

Flight from Bangkok to Phuket

Transfer from Phuket Airport to Pier

Sea Transfer by resort speedboat from Phuket Pier to Six Senses Resort (12 km, 30 min)

Koh Yao Noi

5 Days

Finding the ideal untouched Thai island with footprint-free sand is rare.

Hotel Options

Six Senses Yao Noi – Opt 1
RoomHideaway Pool Villa
MealsBreakfast
StyleBeach Resort
Day 18 - 18

Sea Transfer by resort speedboat from Six Senses Resort Koh Yao Noi to Phuket Pier (45 min)

Land Transfer by minivan from pier to airport (20 km, 40 m)

Phuket

0 Days

Phuket, in Thailand, has emerged as one of the most popular destinations in the world! Azure blue oceans, verdant rainforests and golden beaches are characteristic of the largest island in Thailand.

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 14,600 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 18,250 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in one double room for 18 days / 17 nights.
  • Meals as indicated
  • Economy flights for all sectors :
    • Bangkok – Paro (Business Class)
    • Paro – Bangkok (Business Class)
    • Bangkok – Phuket
  • All activities as listed :
    • Luxury Bhutan & Thailand Paradise Islands: Highlights of Bangkok
    • Luxury Bhutan & Thailand Paradise Islands: Day Trip to Ayutthaya Ancient Ruins
    • Luxury Bhutan & Thailand Paradise Islands: Highlights of Thimphu
    • Luxury Bhutan & Thailand Paradise Islands: 2 Hr Giving Back to the Community
    • Luxury Bhutan & Thailand Paradise Islands: 2 Hr Dinner and Dance at the Taj
    • Gangtey: Highlights of Gangtey
    • Luxury Bhutan & Thailand Paradise Islands: 2 Hr Bhutanese Cooking Class in Gangtey
    • Punakha: Highlights of Punakha
    • Paro: Highlights of Paro
    • Luxury Bhutan & Thailand Paradise Islands: 1 Hr Farm House Visit
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with unlimited mileage and a trusted chauffeur throughout your trip, apart from during your stay at a beach/backwater resort or houseboat if applicable.
  • All activities described in the itinerary, including entrance fees wherever applicable, accompanied by our tour guide
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Welcome kit including all important documents and information regarding your itinerary
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes
  • English speaking accompanying guide in Bhutan
  • All government and royalty taxes in Bhutan
  • Organization and fees for your visa to Bhutan
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Luxury Bhutan & Thailand Paradise Islands

18 days $ 14,600 / person

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