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Exploring Abroad in Bhutan

Five months studying abroad in the tiny, beautiful country of Bhutan

by jamieAtlasGuru Contributor

AsiaBhutan88 days / August - September - October - November - December 2018

Highs & Lows

The pristine landscapes & the prayer flags on every tree

The stray dog population is very large & sad to see

Itinerary Overview

  • 75 Nights: Valleys Of Bhutan
    Home base
  • 6 Nights: Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan
    Cultural immersion & to see the Black-Necked Cranes
  • 7 Nights: Bumthang
    10 mile trek & sight-seeing

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    It might have been better to travel to this beautiful country in the summer months to avoid the cold temperatures.

  • How was the food?

    Champaca Cafe in Paro.

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Trust that the locals in Bhutan are excited to have visitors, and learning a bit of the local language will make your trip even better.

  • Packing tips?

    Many layers if you travel in the winter.

Lodging