Hidden deep within the Himalayas in the ancient Kingdom of Bhutan lies Taj Tashi Hotel Thimphu. This luxury boutique hotel is situated in the heart of the capital, Thimphu, 7,500 feet above sea level, and offers awe-inspiring views of the mountains and the unspoiled Wang Chu river valley. The international airport at Paro is 65 km away.
This magnificent hotel, the first luxury hotel in Bhutan, is steeped in tradition and combines Dzong architecture with modern design and comforts.
Offering impeccable service and refined hospitality, Taj Tashi will appeal to travellers seeking a unique and unforgettable escape in one of the last few strongholds of the ancient world. Facilities include two restaurants, a bar, a tea lounge, a spa, a pool and a fitness centre. Children are welcome but there are no specific facilities for them.
Taj Tashi provides 66 lavishly appointed and spacious rooms and suites, each with sweeping views of the mountains. All rooms feature delightful hand-painted murals on the walls, luxurious bathrooms and the finest amenities. Some also come with balconies. For those wishing to indulge, the Luxury Suites are stunning and include canopy beds and expansive bathrooms with freestanding bathtubs.
The hotel is home to four superb restaurants that serve up mouthwatering Bhutanese, Tibetan and European cuisine. Sample local delights in a dramatic setting at Chig-Ja-Gye; sip Suja, Bhutan’s salted butter tea, at Rimps; or enjoy an array of gourmet dishes at The Thongsel as you watch traditional dancers perform in the courtyard.
Taj Tashi makes an ideal base from which to explore the mystical Kingdom of Bhutan and its unique customs and people and is ideally located for exploring the capital city. Browse the Weekend Market, see monasteries, visit the National Textile Museum, experience street festivals, or go trekking into the wilderness. After a tiring day seeing the sights, enjoy a Bhutanese Hot Stone Bath at the serene spa.
Taj Tashi is part of Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Thimpu into a greater Bhutan holiday. Take a look at Hiking and Glamping in Bhutan as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Taj Tashi Hotel Thimphu Information
- Location & Getting There
Nestled in the heart of Thimphu Valley, hidden deep within the Himalayas, Taj Tashi is a 70-minute drive from Paro Airport.
The hotel provides 66 lavishly appointed and spacious rooms and suites. Deluxe Rooms offer tantalizing views of the pine-topped mountains, some even come with private sit-outs that open out to the green mountains. Luxury Rooms feature commanding views of the valley with its private location at the corners of each floor, providing more expansive living spaces as well. Deluxe Suites boast a separate sitting room and walk-in closet, with jaw-dropping valley views from the upper floors of the hotel. Duplex Suites have a spiral staircase that lead from the private sitting room to a bedroom and elaborate bathroom with its own dressing area. Finally, the Luxury Suites include a large living room, bedroom with a walk-in closet, canopy bed, home theatre system and sweeping views of the valley and mountain ranges.
- Swimming pool
- Fitness centre
- Dining: 2 restaurants, 1 bar, 1 tea lounge
Taj Tashi is ideally located for exploring the capital city of Bhutan. Activities include browsing the weekend market, visit monasteries, the National Textile Museum, experience street festivals, or go trekking into the wilderness.
Children are welcome but no specific facilities are available.