This ancient town is home to many of the country’s most decorous temples and monasteries, the National Gallery, and of course the airport. Surrounded by the scenic Paro Valley, the city is watched over by the impassive Mount Chomolhari, from which the enriching waters of the Paro River flow. If you see an archery tournament, be sure to ask your guide to stop, as the archers are incredibly skillful.
Accommodation in Paro
This is one of five luxury Aman lodges that are linked by dramatic nature trails that uncover the diversity and beauty of this hidden kingdom. This is the largest of the five lodges, with 24 suites. Paro’s special touches are a library, spa with sauna, yoga area and hot stone baths, and each of the […]
The 29 room Uma Paro is surrounded by orchards, valleys and terraced mountains. Built by traditionally trained Bhutanese artisans the hotel is infused with clean lined modernism whilst maintaining the feel of a Bhutanese village melding into the Blue Pine forest on the cliffs above. All 20 rooms and 9 villas are built to maximize […]
A Bhutanese guesthouse is the aesthetic for this striking property, which mixes hand-carved wooden cornices with intricate stone work for an impressive façade. 45 rooms spread across ten acres of landscaped gardens, which include a meditation room and the hotel’s own tea house. There’s also an onsite Buddhist temple, giving the surroundings a spiritual feel.