Taj Hotels Bhutan
The ambrosial Kingdom of Bhutan, also called The Last Shangri La on Earth, is an ancient empire secluded high in the Himalayas with a unique culture and traditional people with strong beliefs. Bhutan can be accessed by road from Phuntsholing, which adjoins the Dooars region of India, as well as by air from New Delhi, Kolkata, Kathmandu, Bangkok and Dhaka.
The stunningly picturesque Thimphu Valley is immersed in this charming Mountain Fortress of the Gods. Overlooking the mesmerising Wang Chu river, Thimphu boasts a pristine environment, spellbinding scenery and architecture, and warm, hospitable people. Nestled in the heart of this valley lies the magnificent Taj Tashi, the gateway to a magical land brimming with fascinating mythology.
Taj Tashi Thimphu
Our 5 star hotel in Bhutan is ideally situated for you to explore the kingdom’s spectacular monasteries, centuries-old street festivals, scenic mountain passes and pristine wilderness. The international airport is situated at Paro, an hour from Thimphu.
Staying true to Bhutan’s ancient and alluring ways, our hotel in Thimphu enchantingly blends Dzong architecture and modern design, and is adorned with classical hand-drawn Buddhist murals. The 66 spacious rooms and suites overlook the exquisite mountains and township, and capture the essence of Bhutanese art and architecture. 2 restaurants, a tea lounge and a Bar focus on a different aspect of Bhutan’s vibrant Mahayana Buddhist culture.
Unwind with a drink at Ara, the bar that gets its theme from the dramneyn, a Himalayan folk music instrument. Savour Bhutan’s most popular dish, Ema Datshi, and other Bhutanese cuisine at Chig-Ja-Gye. Sip Suja, Bhutan’s distinctive ‘salted butter tea’ at Rimps, the tea lounge, and sample delectable European or Bhutanese dishes at The Thongsel, the all-day-dining restaurant.
Try Bhutan’s fiery cuisine, gaze at the mesmerising prayer wheels, explore the vibrant local markets, and relax with a special Bhutanese Hot Stone Bath at our Jiva Spa. Stay ensconced in the Taj’s legendary hospitality, borne of a century of practice and an utmost focus on you. Come, enter the gateway to paradise on earth.
Our 66 expansive rooms and suites in Thimphu, Bhutan overlook sweeping views of the mountains and feature hand-painted murals of clouds in a traditional style. At our hotel, you enjoy a truly immersive experience of Bhutanese culture.
Experience delightful Bhutanese cuisine as well as exotic Indian and European dishes at one of the best restaurants in Thimphu, Bhutan. Each of the hotel’s four uniquely themed outlets focus on a different aspect of Buddhist culture.
A divine essence of serenity is apparent at the Taj Tashi Bhutan once you step into it. Settled in a valley, surrounded by nature, this place is the perfect destination to attain your understanding of your inner self and gain higher consciousness. The holistic rituals at our Jiva spa in Thimphu, Bhutan include hot stone bath treatments that introduce you to a world of wellness while unique handmade combination of wooden and marble antiques leave you spellbound with the country’s elegant culture.
Light 108 Butter Lamps
The lighting of butter lamps is an offering of light to the deities and is one of the common means of increasing one’s merit. We take our guest to one of the oldest temple in Bhutan to make the experience the serene feeling.
Bhutan is the only country in the world where personalized stamps could be developed and used to post it to any country. We make personalizes stamps out of their picture for the guest’s who have their birthdays and anniversaries during their stay at the hotel . The same is sent to them in their room during turndown with special amenities from the chef.
Bhutanese Theme Experience
Distinctive and authentic, Taj Tashi Bhutan offers a typical Bhutanese themed- dinner to elevate our dining experience. Guests are offered to wear the Bhutanese attire Gho for men and Kira for women with a table booked at our Bhutanese specialty restaurant Chig-ja-Gye.
Be Amazed By Archery
Dedicated to the national sport, the Changlimithang Stadium and Archery Ground stands on the very site where the battle of 1885 took place. It was originally built for the coronation of the fourth king, Jigme Singye Wangchuck. Today, you can watch a football match here or be awed by archers practising their skills.
Buy Some Handicrafts
The crafts bazaar sprawls out in Norzin Lam in the heart of the town. Find colourful, woven fabrics and elaborate masks or silk-screened handmade paper and trinkets here, all of which make for great gifts for your loved ones.