Five-star luxury will welcome you at Taj Tashi Bhutan, set in the heart of Bhutan’s Thimphu Valley. Featuring beautiful Bhutanese architecture. Taj Tashi hotel is located in the Himalayan Thimphu valley, is 1km away from the Motithang Takin Preserve and 2 km from Tashichho Dzong, it is a a rebuilt Buddhist temple.

Filled with beautiful decor, in all of its 66 rooms and other interiors, including the restaurants, cafe and bar, are decorated with stunning hand-painted motifs, Buddhist murals, mystical art and modern interpretations of traditional Bhutanese symbols. They also have stunning views of adjacent hills with coloured prayer flags flying in the wind, and towering mountains covered in clouds.

The place is ideally situated for you to enjoy the kingdom’s peaceful monasteries, street festivals, beautiful mountain passes and the wilderness.

The international airport is situated at an hour distance from Thimphu. It has 24 hours business centres, four meeting rooms, high speed Wi-Fi and also secretarial assistance. They have a 24 hour fitness centre and doctor on call facility. And what more do you need when they have a heated indoor swimming pool?



Rooms and service: The hotel has 57 rooms and 9 suites. They give you the pleasant mountain views. Each room is a non smoking one. They offer you different types of rooms according to your needs and budget.

They provide you with the option of deluxe rooms, deluxe rooms with balcony, luxury rooms, deluxe suites, duplex suites and luxury suites. All of them have luxurious marble bathrooms with luxury bath amenities and mountain views.

Indulge in luxurious spa treatments toggle you the unique Bhutanese experience for all the senses, the Taj Tashi Thimphu also offers indulgent face and body treatments at its award-winning, all-natural Jiva Spa. Couples will love the heavenly signature treatments, said to be originally provided to Bhutanese and Indian royalty, and healing therapies to help you achieve and maintain the kind of physical, mental as well as spiritual equilibrium the citizens seem to possess naturally.


Food:  The hotel has two restaurants, a bar and a tea lounge. Chig Ja Gye serves Bhutanese cuisine, The Thonsel is a multi cuisine restaurant. 

The restaurants have vegetarian options. The Chef tries to make sure you get what you want, even if it’s not there on the menu. The Thongsel offers you you a special buffet on Sundays with live music and a variety of drinks. You will love that. The three course Bhutanese menu at Chig Ja Gye has the taste you are looking for in Bhutan. You must try the Bhutanese wheat porridge, something you won’t find anywhere in the country.

The show in the evening is very special, so that is not to be missed. You get to wear their traditional dress for the festival. Even the prayer ceremony on arrival is unique. For better views you should go for the top floor rooms.  The evening fire is also a welcome experience.

You can explore the area local to the hotel, a few minutes away is  Thimpu Road, Bhutan’s Orchard Road.

Here, a long line of shops housed in both traditional Bhutanese buildings and modern building which sell everything from traditional crafts to groceries and the latest fashions from India. There is also a wide variety of restaurants offering authentic Bhutanese and Western menus.

Value for money: The hotel is cheaper as compared to the other five star, Taj hotels. So you get the best service and a memorable stay at a relatively cheaper price. Rooms start from £300 to £900 per night depending on when you visit. The lovely staff will ensure that you return home happy and with a lot of memories to share.



Showing 17 comments
  • Sushmita

    Lovely post dear, as always. Love the awesome pictures you have shared and must say that food looks delicious….. 😀

  • Harish udupa s

    I shall visit that hotel once

  • Ambuj

    Bhutan has always fascinated not just cos it has been India’s trusted neighbour but because of happiness index. This post by Elizabeth is a delightful read and makes Bhutan a tempting proposition.

  • Chiara

    Great post girl 🙂 Also loved the photos. I’ve never been to Bhutan but it looks very interesting!

  • Priya

    I have been wishing to visit Bhutan since quite some time. Your photos make me wish even more. And the dumplings (momos) you’ve photographed is one of my favourites. We get them here in India – variants, of course, but they’re still really yummy. 🙂

  • Sandy N Vyjay

    Bhutan is an absolutely fascinating place. The peace is felt in it’s air. The monasteries and the Buddha sculpture radiate an aura that can calm any wrecked nerve. But, Bhutan is just beautiful beyond words.

  • Sheena

    Wow this place looks so luxurious & the meals look delicious, food is one of the main reasons why I want to visit Bhutan!

  • riely

    Beautiful photos of Bhutan. The monasteries and the Buddha sculpture are so fascinating to look at in your photos. How amazing to be able to see them up close. It seems Bhutan is so rich with culture.

  • Woody World Packer

    I keep staring at your photo’s ! Especially the first one is out of this world! Bhutan was always on my bucket list, and will definitely refer to this article when we make our travel plans! Oh and that bathtub!!! 🙂

  • Lauren

    Wow these photos are awesome! I do not know a lot about Bhutan but it’s so great to see the melting pot of cultures in the country!

  • neha

    I didn’t know about taj tashi hotel. When I started reading your post, it looked nothing less than a wonderful architectural heritage 🙂 The rooms look amazing and so does the food. Will love to stay here

  • Iftekhar Idris Asif

    Bhutan is one of the clean & awesome countries to visit in South Asia. Thanks for focusing this place.

  • Olivr

    really love temples and structures with intricate details. 🙂

  • Mike

    Bhutan is still on my bucket list – very high up there. My parents traveled there last year and absolutely loved it – they also spent some time in some amazing hotels. Hopefully by next year I can plan a trip there

  • Heraa

    Never imagined Bhutan would be so beautiful. I would love to travel Bhutan some day.

  • Reply

    Bhutan is a must visit country. It is one of the cleanest and greenest countries in the world. Your post reflects the beauty and serenity of the place. The Buddha sculpture itself is amazing.

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