Bhutan in April

March to April remains dry in central Bhutan but becomes noticeably warmer, though never unbearable, with average highs of around 21 °C and lows hovering around 10. Noted for its wide array of flora, early spring sees the blossoming of magnolias, junipers, gentian and orchids of varied hue. Neither too hot nor wet, many visitors take this time to hike among the many thousands of acres of pristine alpine and sub-tropical broadleaf forests. At almost 1,000 square kilometers, Phrumselengla National Park in the region is known for its many rare and exotic bird species, including the colorful satyr tragopan and beautiful nuthatch. The park's fragile soil has left it almost completely unspoiled by development.

Spring is one of the best seasons to take in and trek the summits of northern Bhutan’s mountains. The average lows are back up to a manageable minus 4 and the highs an acceptable 10 °C.

The climate in southern Bhutan is hot and humid ranging from 15 to 35 degree Celsius throughout the year.  Virtually any time of the years is good to visit. Bhutan’s southern circuit, including the districts of Samtse, Chuka, Dagana, Tsitang, Sarpang, Zhemgang and Pemagatshe form something of an ecological hub and the rich biodiversity make the region an ecological hub, ideal for trekking in tropical forests.

Suggested Itineraries

Classic Bhutan

Take a classic tour of Bhutan’s five main cities and beautiful countryside on this 12-day journey from Paro to Bumthang. You’ll visit such time-honored spots as Tiger’s Nest Monastery and Gangtey Monastery, have scenic picnics riverside and hilltop, and explore the lush Tang Valley - all while staying in luxurious lodges dotted across the country.

Interest Heritage
12 days / 11 nights
Price Per Person
From $15,300

Bhutan Luxury Road Trip

Take a ride on the open road through Bhutan’s stunning countryside, as you’re chauffeured from Paro to Thimpu in your luxury vehicle. You’ll marvel at religious sites like Rimpung Dzong and Drukgyel Dzong, interact with local families at their farms, and enjoy luxury stays at luxurious Amankora hotels.

14 days / 13 nights
Price Per Person
From $12,600

Druk Path Trek

Experience a whirlwind 6-day adventure through Bhutan’s rugged terrain. You’ll take in the natural beauty of Paro Valley and Simkota Lake, while you marvel at the ancient Tiger’s Nest Monastery, see the takin at an animal preserve, and sleep at the luxe Amankora, on this incredible journey.

Interest Trekking
6 days / 5 nights
Price Per Person
From $3,500

Riding the Dragon: A Cycling Adventure in Bhutan

Traverse the Himalayan nation of Bhutan by bike on this week-long endurance challenge, which combines immersion in Bhutan’s undulating landscapes with experiences focused on Bhutanese heritage and culture.

Interests Responsible, Bicycling, Amazing Landscapes
7 days / 6 nights
Price Per Person
From $11,400

The Grandest Tour – Aman Jet Expeditions - March 20 - April 10, 2022

Nine countries, 9 beautiful Amans, 21 nights: Take to the skies for the private jet expedition of a lifetime to Japan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Bhutan, India, Turkey, Greece and Italy.

March 20 - April 10, 2022
Price Per Person
From $147,888

An Intimate Himalayan Adventure: Through China, Nepal, Bhutan and India

Explore the world’s most majestic peaks on this 22-day Himalayan adventure. You’ll trek through China, Nepal, Bhutan and India, staying at luxury hotels and lodges like the Amankora or Uma by COMO. You’ll walk along the Great Wall of China, visit the ancient Potala Palace, and search for Bengal Tigers in Chitwan.

Interests Amazing Landscapes, Sports, Post-covid Wellness
22 days / 21 nights
Price Per Person
From $21,500

Beautiful Bhutan by Bike

Take in Bhutan’s lush landscape on this 16-day luxury bicycle adventure, pedalling past ancient Buddhist temples like the Taktsang Monastery, climbing Bhutan’s highest road pass, Thrumsing La, and gaining insight into local religion at a Buddhist festival in Jakar, while staying in luxe hotels like Uma by COMO.

Interest Bicycling
16 days / 15 nights
Price Per Person
From $9,400

Chomolhari Base Camp Trek

Reap the rewards of challenging yourself to this incredible 13-day trek through Bhutan’s majestic mountains. You’ll hike and camp in breathtaking spots like the base camp of Mount Chomolhari, visit historic landmarks in Paro like the Kyichu Lhakhang Temple, and stay in luxury at the Amankora or Uma by COMO.

Interests Trekking, Glamping
13 days / 12 nights
Price Per Person
From $7,200

Lhuntsi Trek

Experience the natural beauty of Bhutan on this exciting 12-day trek through some of the country’s most picturesque scenery. You’ll step into the past at the ancient Kyichu Lhakhang Temple, explore the Kuri Chhu river on foot, and make a pilgrimage to Singye Dzong, while staying at luxury hotels like the Amankora.

Interest Trekking
12 days / 11 nights
Price Per Person
From $7,400

Nepal and Bhutan Mountaintop Explorer

Move across mountains as you spend 19 days trekking through some of the highest peaks in Nepal and Bhutan. You’ll visit unforgettable sites like the Monkey Temple and Gangtey Monastery, ride an elephant through Chitwan National Park, see Mt Everest up-close on a helicopter tour, and stay in luxury Amankora hotels.

Interests Amazing Landscapes, Sports
19 days / 18 nights
Price Per Person
From $20,500


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