Hot stone bath

Hot stone bath
Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Place: Paro, Haa, Punakha, Bumthang
Cost: From 15 to 30 USD

Herbal hot stone bath is one of the very great experiences Bhutan can provide. It's mostly provided in local farmhouses or in hotel spas. While in the hotel hot stone bath is usually more posh, in local farmhouse, it's quite authentic and we definitely recommend it there.

The bath takes place in wooden washtub. You submerge into temperate water while attendant will put more and more very hot stones into the water. The section with hot stones is separated by wooden bar so there is no danger of getting burned by stones. Water will get gradually more and more hot as you will be virtually boiling. It's also common to put aromatic herbs into the water to increase healing and relaxing effect.