Taj Tashi Bhutan
Post Box No 524, Samten Lam Chubachu, 11001 Thimphu, Bhutan

Cradled in the folds of the picturesque Thimphu Valley, and overlooking the Wang Chu river, is the Taj Tashi – a splendid five star hotel that is a blend of Dzong architecture and modern design. Adorned with classical hand-drawn Buddhist murals this really is a one off in our ‘Best Hotels in the World’ category. Experience the unique and vibrant culture of the locals, ancient monasteries, scenic Himalayan mountain passes and pristine wilderness whilst you immerse yourself in the rich history of the Mahayana Buddhists. The nearby Kingdom of Bhutan, secluded high in the Himalayas, will unlock its doors to reveal intriguing mythology and magic!

The Rooms

This luxury hotel boasts 57 elegant rooms and 9 suites with décor reflecting the region’s beautiful art and colour. All have breathtaking views of the majestic Himalayan mountains. Included are free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, marble bathrooms, complimentary newspapers, coffee-machines, walk-in closets, and pull-out sofas. Upgraded rooms have balconies and some come with living rooms and free-standing tubs. Room service is available 24/7.


Taj Tashi has an elegant music-themed bar, a tea lounge and two polished eateries where guests can experience delightful Bhutanese cuisine as well as exotic Tibetan and European dishes. The CHIG JA GYE offers Bhutanese cuisine in an exclusive setting of gold-leaf paintings and traditional horn instruments.

At the THONGSEL you can gaze at fountains, tapestries, prayer wheels and lush mountains while enjoying excellent European fare. The Ara Bar, named after Bhutan’s local homemade liquor, is renowned for its unique dramneyn decorations. Here you can sit back and enjoy exotic drinks such as the Red Hot Tini and Thunder Dragon.


You can relax with a special Bhutanese Hot Stone Bath at the Jiva Spa - Taj’s award-winning and all-natural spa. It offers ancient Indian healing, wellness and beauty treatments. There is also a heated indoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness centre with state-of-the-art equipment, 24-hour on-call doctor & nurse, facilities for the disabled, and much more.