Category Archives: Bhutan

Top 4 Festivals in Bhutan (Tshechu)

Bhutan’s festivals are extremely lively and vibrant. With traditional mask dances, dramas and delicacies, they attract thousands of tourists every year. We recommend at least an 8-day Bhutan Cultural Tour to include a festival. Tshechus, held on the tenth day … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP! 13 Day Active Bhutan with Day Hikes

AWR announces a new trip to Bhutan designed for people who want a more active tour with day hikes almost every day — 13-Day Active Bhutan with Day Hikes! Just $2995/person! In this tour, you arrive in Paro, the main … Continue reading

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A Trek For Every Month: Top Hikes Around The World

Read below to learn about our top trekking destinations for March, April and May. We’ve picked some of our best options in Tanzania, Chile, Nepal, France, Switzerland, Peru and Bhutan! Not everyone can take off on an epic international trip … Continue reading

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Photos from Around the World on Flickr

AWR has joined Flickr in a big way!  Enjoy our photos from Tanzania Safari — Serengeti Tanzania Safari — Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania Safari — Lake Manyara Tanzania — Climbing Kilimanjaro Tibet — The Friendship Highway Tibet — Advanced Base Camp … Continue reading

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When To Go Where

Not sure where to go when? Prime season is when the weather is typically the best. Low season is when the weather is the worst (rainy or cold), but also is typically cheaper and has fewer people. Shoulder season typically … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of Adventure or Giving Back

Adventure all wrapped up! Is there someone on your Christmas list that likes adventure?  How about someone who is impossible to buy for?  Or maybe someone who cannot fit even one more thing into their tiny apartment? If you know … Continue reading

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Travel Calendar

Here is a great calendar for planning your trip at just the right time! JANUARY Tanzania: Peak migration in southern Serengeti Galapagos: Green sea turtles begin egg laying FEBRUARY Tanzania: Sauti za Busara Swahili Music and Cultural Festival in Zanzibar … Continue reading

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Adventure Trips Under $1000

Adventure travel doesn’t have to break the bank! These trips are all under $1000/person land-only with camping or 3-star hotels based on the group size listed below. Peru 7 Days Machu Picchu, Cusco, and Sacred Valley $765 (4 people minimum) … Continue reading

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Bhutan Trip Report: Cultural Tours

Part of the excitement of traveling to a foreign country is visiting local places of history, museums, churches and temples, markets, schools, and theatres. This gives the traveler a sense of what makes the people who they are and helps … Continue reading

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Bhutan Trip Report: Trekking

Where’s Bhutan? “Uhh…Bhutan…where’s that?” This was a common reaction of people when we said we were going trekking in Bhutan. Many people have not heard of it and have no idea of its location in the Himalayas (north of India, … Continue reading

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