Bhutan Quest


The Land of Gross National Happiness

Bhutan is the only country that values Gross National Happiness over Gross Domestic Product. Each year the King and the government contemplate how they can improve the happiness and wellbeing of their people, and how to protect their pristine natural landscapes.

During our first visit to Bhutan, I can remember our group feeling exhilarated as we flew over Mount Everest to land on an airport strip surrounded by lush green forests. The second you walk off the plane and breathe in the fresh mountain air you know you are ready to transform in every area of your life.

What makes Bhutan special - beyond the natural beauty - is the generosity and kindness you see in the eyes of the locals combined with the powerful spiritual energy that is cultivated by the monks and monasteries located throughout this tiny nation. 

On your Abroad Quest you will be guided by local wisdom keepers on how to experience the best Bhutan has to offer, and experience places few tourists will ever visit.

Executive Education

What’s different about our ExecEd is our focus on developing the whole human. By the end of your Quest, it is our promise that you will learn skills to connect deeply to yourself, experience inner peace, and expand your vision to unlock your greatest impact in the world.

What’s Included

  • 8-nights stay in beautiful accommodations

  • Round-trip flights Bangkok (entry point to Bhutan) to Paro

  • ExecEd for self awareness, leadership and mindset development

  • Bhutanese environmental, spiritual, and government leaders sharing their knowledge and wisdom of Bhutan

  • Mind-expanding cultural immersion and selfless service experiences

  • Sessions with senior executive coaches

  • $250 daily Bhutan visa fee

  • All meals and non-alcoholic drinks

  • Dedicated event producer

  • Put simply, once the group arrives in Bangkok, we take care of the rest

Dates & Pricing

November 17-24, 2020

  • $10K USD Double Occupancy

  • $15K USD Single Occupancy

Payment Schedule
  • Full Payment Required to Reserve Limited Spots

  • 75% refund if cancelled 60+ days prior to arrival;

  • 50% refund if cancelled 30+ days prior to arrival.

  • No refunds within 30 days

  • Scholarships are available for non-profit and emerging leaders.

  • Contact to apply.

Curriculum Highlights & Faculty

Cultural Immersion:

Authentic Bhutan


Cultural Liaison

Engineer, Filmmaker & Journalist

Dorji Wangchuk is our leading expert in exploring the spirit and ancient wisdom of Bhutan. From 2009 to 2013 he served as the Director of Communications and Spokesperson for His Majesty the King and the Royal Family of Bhutan. Dorji will be provide an authentic Bhutanese experiences that most never experience.

Vision & Inner Peace


Abroad Founder & CEO,

Executive Coach 

Justin Milano is a serial entrepreneur, executive coach and the CEO of Abroad. For over a decade he has been a trusted advisor to top executives and entrepreneurs globally. Working with Justin unlocks new mindsets, creativity, and innovation in a time where our world is rapidly changing. 

Authenticity & Freedom


Founder East West Bridge,

Former Boston Consulting Group

Mina Lee is a facilitator, strategist and East West culture bridge. She works with leaders and organizations in the U.S., China, and Southeast Asia. Mina cares deeply about bridging Eastern and Western philosophy and building the conscious business movement through the integration of business, spirituality, and technology.


Frequently Asked Questions

What happens after I apply?

We will review your application to ensure you are a good fit for this particular experience. If so, we then progress to a required 30-minute interview.

What will we discuss during my 30-minute interview?

During the required 30-minute interview, we will learn a bit more about your personal goals, challenges and opportunities. The call is designed to determine if this is the right experience for you, or if another coaching or educational opportunity is better suited.

Is the curriculum customized?

Our curriculum and coaching is designed to be adaptable. Each day during the Quest our faculty will meet to discuss the unique needs of our group, and if any adjustments need to be made to the sessions we offer. Expect impromptu breakout sessions and experiences to guide the unique needs of the group

What will I be learning?

We focus on developing the whole human, so expect a combination of practical business training, mindset development, cultural immersion, and practices like mindfulness to promote greater self understanding.

How do you choose your locations?

We carefully select the destinations for Abroad Quests based on the extraordinary outdoor activities, scenery, suitable accommodations, and the opportunity to experience enlightening local cultures. Through immersive education, our group learns how to unlock happiness and potential from some of the most content cultures in the world.

What is the size of the cohort?

We limit cohort sizes to 15-20 participants. This ensure everyone experiences focused personal and professional transformation, and makes it easier to form meaningful relationships with other participants. By the end of the Quest, it is our hope that you form friendships and professional collaborations that last a lifetime.

Who will be on the trip with me?

Our groups include senior leaders and influencers from top organizations throughout the world. Expect high-net worth individuals, C-Suite execs, partners at major financial institutions, and emerging entrepreneurs.

Are my flights included?

We include your round-trip flights from Bangkok to Paro. You are responsible for getting to Bangkok.

Do I have to stay at the chosen hotels?

Yes, we require all participants to stay in the same hotel since many meaningful relationships are formed during the peaceful hours before bed on property.

Who will be my executive coach?

We pair you with the appropriate executive coach based on the needs identified in your application or those that arise during the Quest

What does the dedicated event producer do?

Our event producer is responsible for making sure you don’t have to think about anything other than your personal and professional growth. Your Abroad Quest is a high-touch seamless travel experience made possible by our event producers and all the wonderful locals we work with.

Can I bring my spouse and kids?

Yes, we encourage this for the executive quests. Given our focus on developing the whole human, we have found family members attend all the sessions. We also provide babysitting for those who bring young children.

Social Impact

On every Abroad quest, we donate to social, environmental, and indigenous causes as part of our commitment to selfless service. To learn more about the incredible impact we have generated in the destinations we visit click here

Ready to journey to the land of gross national happiness?

“As an executive for 30 years, I have experienced every possible form of leadership development. I’ve never experienced anything like this.”

Ken Wilcox 
Former CIO & SVP Genentech

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