After the recent upgrade of trekking gears and equipment, it’s now turn for the interior revamp and upgrade for our fleet of transport (Surface). Albeit, it’s a ritual to review every quarterly every quarter of our structural and operational infrastructures.
Rampant online subjective opinions depicts the Bhutan’s transports safety measures and road conditions in poor light, which to a larger extent vindicate guests trepidation and anxiety for their forth coming tours in Bhutan.
One aspects that is most common in all the related inquiries that we received is “Does the vehicle have seat belts”? And the best was if yes, does it work?
Bhutan being a mountainous country and the easily available video at You Tube of narrow roads, with frightening turns and twists at every bend, in fact aggravates the guests’ apprehension and anxiety. And it brings forth the credibility of standard of vehicle and driver assigned to manoeuvre these roads conditions.
As far as road conditions are concern, it largely depends on the mercy of nature, as Bhutan is in direct line of fire of southeast monsoon that originate at Indian oceans, which play havoc with the roads more often than not. After having said this government road maintenance and clearance crews are at standby 24 X 7 for any kind of natural setbacks like land slide and road blocks.
In light of these, and Wind Horse Tours commitments to keep alive the traditions of progressive changes, upgrades add a deeper meaning to most importantly aspects of all “GUESTS’ SAFETY AND COMFORT”.