Bhutan nestles in the lap of the eastern Himalayas, the remote and rugged mountains which have since time immemorial, been a place that philosophers and pilgrims have been irresistibly drawn to in their personal search for wisdom, solitude, happiness and inspiration. The Himalayas have been referred to as the abode of the gods and home to the immortals in many eastern classics and books of wisdom.
This truly spiritual land only cautiously opened its doors to visitors in 1974 and since then, its closely guarded culture and traditions have mesmerised those lucky enough to experience one of the most pristine natural and cultural destinations in the world. Bhutan’s 600,000 hospitable inhabitants consist of Drukpa people of Mongoloid descent and Nepalese farmers.
COMO’s second Bhutan hotel - which guests pair with Uma by COMO, Paro in a two-centre stay exploring the Kingdom - is situated on a bend in the Mo Chu river, shrouded in the alpine stillness of the Punakha Valley. Providing luxury accommodation in this...read more
Uma by COMO, Paro is located in Bhutan, a Himalayan kingdom steeped in fable. The all-Buddhist “Land of the Thunder Dragon” is culturally unique. Like the mystical Shangri-la, it features flower-filled valleys, jungle, terraced hills and dramatic ranges...read more
Set in the heart of the Thimphu Valley, the Taj Tashi, is a gateway to a land steeped in mythology and magic. The mountain kingdom of Bhutan remains one of the old world’s last few strongholds, as yet unspoilt by civilization. In the charmed isolation of...read more
Imagine a kingdom where happiness is paramount, where culture and tradition remain intact, where Buddhism has predominated since the 7th century, forging an harmonious union with the natural environment. This kingdom is Bhutan, the “Land of the Thunder...read more