We kindly invite guests to explore the varied collection of books and magazines on well-being, meditation, yoga, mindfulness and travelling in our elegant library, which is decorated by wall covering tapestries of the former Bhutanese kings.
The tea bar in the restaurant offers over 20 herbal infused teas, each focusing on a different aspect of balance between the body-mind-spirit. The restaurant team gladly informs guests about the benefits of each tea.
The lounge area is the perfect place for informal gatherings, small events or a freshly brewed tea and home-made cookies to see the sun disappear behind the mountains, while relaxing in comfortable sofas and cushions. The Sanctuary is situated in an unique setting, surrounded by majestic mountains and ancient woods with views into the Neyphu valley from every angle or the property.
We offer cooking classes with one of the Bhutanese Chefs in the restaurants’ kitchen or on the open terrace. In the art studio guests can enjoy a pottery class and take home their hand-made ceramics. Upon interest we also arrange traditional Bhutanese sports such as darts and archery in the apple orchard. All activities are included in the room rate.
Home to the Sanctuary, we have short and long hikes available, also beyond the Neyphu valley. Guests can also visit the Eutok Goenpa Monastery, right across the Sanctuary. Guests will always be accompanied by professional and licenced guides, and can take a delicious picnic with them.
We organize a trek to the world-famous Tiger’s Nest, a Buddhist monastery high up in the mountains, and only a 45-minute car ride from the Sanctuary. During the whole trek guests are accompanied by licensed and English-speaking guides. After this intense hike, we recommend a herbal hot stone bath in the Sanctuary to allow guests to recover. This activity will incur extra costs.
We arrange day trips to a wide variety of places and cities in Bhutan, such as Paro and Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, and only a one-hour car ride from the Sanctuary. Besides the traditional tourist locations, we also organize visits to places and meetings with people of particular interests, such as Bhutanese writers, artists, and monks. The day trips incur extra costs.