Enticing Bhutan is a locally owned Australian company which aims to provide the ultimate travel experiences to our selected destinations. With over 35 years of touring experience, we understand your needs as a traveller and strive to fill your journey with many special moments. Our small-group and private tours are perfectly tailored to fulfil your desires of exploring this unique Himalayan nation.
Whatever your ideal tour may be – a trekking adventure in the high Himalayas, staying at luxurious 5-star resorts, a yoga experience in the mountains, a photography expedition or even just a simple exploration-style holiday – we have a tour that is tailored just right for you. Our expert guides are rated among the best in Bhutan and fully accredited by the Bhutan Tourism Authority.
Our Nepalese guides are dedicated to showing you the best of their amazing country, each with a deep passion for their national identity. Additionally, our partner in India has a lifetime of touring knowledge and expertise to provide you with an in-depth cultural experience of India.
We can also plan team-building and business conferences with our many participating resorts with facilities that are second-to-none – from 3 to 5-star with state-of-the-art technology for any size corporate event.
Intimate & detailed is the order of the day for small tour groups, and we offer superior service to the destination of your choice from start to finish.
Excellent value, broad travel insurance coverage for all your expeditions.
Please Note: This offer is valid only for Australian residents.
For millennia the legendary Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan remained impenetrable. Today a fortunate few discover a country with a national policy of happiness, whose culture and traditions are intact, and whose landscape of mountain peaks, snow fed rivers and alpine valleys has been preserved.
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NOTE: HIGH SEASON is from March to May and September to November. LOW SEASON is from June to August and December to February.
"The Royal Highlander Festival" is held in the mountain town of Laya, one of the most beautiful regions in Bhutan. The festival was initiated to encourage and revive the age-old tradition of Yak-rearing tradition by the highlanders of Bhutan.
While Bhutan is one of the smallest countries in the world, its cultural diversity and richness are profound. You'll visit temples, dzongs (fortresses) like that of the Punakha fort. Attend the museums or a textile festival that brings to life the rich culture of Bhutanese weaving.
Experience the beauty of the Eastern Himalayas while absorbing the benefits of some of the purest air in the world. Gaze upon the misty mountains as you engage in the sacred mantras of Yoga in the mountains.
Central Bhutan includes some of the most significant historical and religious sites in the country. The district of Trongsa has always been of great political importance to the leaders of Bhutan due to its commanding location in the centre of the nation while Bumthang district has some of the most ancient and important temples and monasteries in Bhutan.
The Lost Horizon is found again – or was it ever lost? The book made famous by James Hilton depicted an idyllic settlement high in the mountains of Tibet. When Bhutan opened to the world for tourism in 1975, many thought that Bhutan was that very place and it has been referred to as such many times. Our tour takes you to the paradise that could very well have been the fabled kingdom.
Steeped in tradition and immensely bold of spirit, India is one truly great and enlightening country to visit. Enticing India Tours and Treks seek to expose the exotic aspects of India and strive to achieve a focus on personal wellness.
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India Forever, is a tour that creates memories that will do as the name suggests, 'Stay with you forever.'
New Delhi is a hive of activity 24 hours a day, but not far from the main city is old Delhi, where you will find a vast panorama of fascinating images.
India, Yoga and Ayurveda – the original art of massage is a marriage of three of the fundamentally divine experiences you will have on our 9 day wellness tour in Rajasthan.
The Hindu Festival of Lights is celebrated every autumn. In the Hindu faith it spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness and for many, hope over despair.
South India is the area encompassing the Indian states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. Surrounded by the Bay of Bengal to the East, the Arabian Sea to the West then the Indian Ocean to the South, the region is also closest to Sri Lanka.
Varanasi is an historical city in Northern India and one of the oldest in Hinduism. It lies South of the Himalayas. Pilgrims come to the ghats (cremation steps) lining the Ganges to wash away sins in the sacred waters or to cremate their loved ones.
India's Golden Triangle has long held a fascination for travellers to the ancient land, as it provides a classic and unforgettable introduction to the country and its charms.
The legendary and truly amazing ountry of Nepal is nestled into the southern edge of the grand Himalaya mountain range and home of the highest elevation in the world, Mount Everest. * Terms and conditions apply.
Begins November 16, 2020. Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley and more.
The ultimate, an intimate tour of Nepal in a nutshell. Sightseeing with a breathtaking backdrop of the Himalayas.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is one of the most popular trekking packages in Nepal. When tourists visit Annapurna Base Camp Trek they will see some of the most spectacular scenery that the mountains offer.
Begins December 1, 2018. Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley and trekking in the Annapurna region
Tengboche is a short and easy trip in the Everest Region. There famous monastery Tengboche has been the heart of Sherpa culture since 1916.
Nepal offers myriads of cultural, historical, religious and natural attractions so what better place to experience yoga than in a country where spiritual masters reside.
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Sri Lanka has been heralded as nature's treasure-chest and is the home to one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Sri Lanka's written history exceeds 2550 years.
Rest and Relax in traditional style - presenting a selection of our preferred accommodation providers in Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
With COMO Uma Bhutan, you can explore this mysterious kingdom by foot, bike, kayak, car or helicopter, from either of our two resorts; COMO Uma Paro and COMO Uma Punakha.
Combining 'aman' - the Sanskrit derived word for peace - with 'kora' or 'circular pilgrimage' portrays the exquisite series of lodges that are Amankora of Bhutan.
Place of Peace. The first Bhutanese-owned hotel in its class is a tribute to the ornate architectural arts of Bhutan. Every piece of the hotel is handmade from the masterful stonework to the wooden columns cornices and beams.
Right in the heart of Thimphu city is your ultimate stay within walking distance to the local street market and many of the restaurants and cafés that reside outside your resort hotel.
Located right at the entrance to the capital city of Bhutan: Thimphu. Proudly sitting on a curved bank of the Wangchhu (Thimpu River) the resort showcases local architecture and Bhutanese charm.
Bhutan is a Buddhist nation. A majority of Bhutanese people follow the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism.
In the summer months, the weather in Bhutan can become quite unpredictable due to the monsoon of South Asia. The rainfall in September can be extremely heavy, thus quite hazardous.
Bhutanese delicacies are rich with spicy chillies and cheese but are often tempered to the palate of visitors. All of our selected hotels and lodges offer Indian, Chinese, Continental and Bhutanese cuisines to cater for everyone's tastes. Hotels tend to serve a mixture of vegetarian and non-vegetarian items buffet-style. Vegetarian meals can also be served upon request, please let your agent know so they can inform the accommodation provider ahead of time.
Bhutan is a relatively safe country with one of the lowest crime rates in the world. You'll discover that Bhutanese people are very welcoming, hospitable and helpful. As a foreign visitor though, we strongly advise that you exercise due caution at all times.
Official photography restrictions are uncommon in Bhutan, so you can take photos almost everywhere. However, often the Bhutanese can be camera-shy, so use your discretion and when in doubt either ask verbally first,or by means of gesturing. The photographing of Dzongs, monasteries and temples is sometimes frowned upon so please check with your guide first.
Shops usually operate 7-days between 9am and 8pm. Markets are a regular attraction for shoppers looking for great samples of local clothing and jewellery.
With exceptions to Indian, Bangladeshis and Maldivian nationals, all other tourists must secure and carry a valid visa at all times. We recommend you treat it like your passport and keep both documents together in case you're requested by officials to show your visa and prove your identity.
Foreigners travelling beyond Dochula pass to central and western Bhutan require a valid Route Permit.
The Bhutanese authorities strictly monitor all exports. The export of any kind of religious antiques from the kingdom is strictly prohibited. Travellers are permitted to bring in only personal electronic devices, and also a reasonable quanitity of cigarettes and alcohol for personal consumption. The following amounts of restricted products may be imported into Bhutan per person: 200 cigarettes / 50 cigars / 250 grams of tobacco, 1 litre bottle of spirits, 250ml of perfume/cologne (eau de toilette). Bhutan is a non-smoking country - visitors may smoke at designated places only - please ask your guide.
Telecommunications infrastructure is highly developed and efficient in Bhutan. The international dial code is +975. If you wish to bring your own mobile phone and/or internet-connected smart device, please consult the device manufacturer and roaming network supplier for up-to-date information about compatibility.
220 volts 50Hz AC. Standard Indian round pin sockets are most common. If you are bringing any electrical devices with you, be sure to also bring a suitable adapter for this socket type. Adapters are commonly available at electrical retailers.
Throughout the spring and summer, from May to September, cotton clothes are perfectly suitable. Though it is still wise to bring a wool sweater or a light jacket to shield from cool breezes.
The Bhutanese currency is called Ngultrum [Nu] and is kept at par with the Indian Rupee.
It's important to note that INR (lndian Rupees) denominations of 500 and 1000 are not accepted in Bhutan.
ATMs are located within all main towns throughout Bhutan. ATMs allow money to be withdrawn using a Visa card or MasterCard. In addition, POS (Point of Sale) electronic transaction services are available in selected establishments.
If you wish to exchange US or Australia dollars, please ask your Guide, or go to a currency conversion service in your home country prior to departure. When making foreign cash exchanges, it may be necessary to show your passport.
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