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Introduction to Bhutan – 8 days

Introduction to Bhutan

8

Days

CULTURE

Introduction to Bhutan – 8 days Trip Map, Route Map

This tour is the curtain raiser to the places of interest in western and central Bhutan. This seemingly leisure paced odyssey take you to the road of discovery of  well preserved tradition and culture, medieval Dzongs, pristine environments, monasteries and ever friendly people.This introductory tour start from capital city Thimphu, which stole the limelight for being only capital in the world without traffic lights. After visiting sights and attraction in Thimphu valley, we then drive east across spectacular Dochula, offering grand vista of eastern Himalayan peaks on a clear day to the glacial valley of Phobjika, where electricity is still a novelty, an initiative undertaken in conversation programme of sacred Black Neck Crane. On the way back, we stop at semi tropical agrarian valley of Punakha & Wangdi, that houses one of most beautiful Dzong (Punakha Dzong) in the country on the confluence of Po and Mo Chhu river, after visiting these attraction, crossing again Docula pass, take you to verdant valley of Paro,  culminating into hike  to the famous Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) monastery, a quintessential Bhutan travel experience.

For those short on time and those who wish to avoid long drives in Bhutan, this 8 days/7 nights introduction tour of Bhutan is the perfect choice.

This itinerary can be manoeuvred in any order, to incorporate local events, festivals or celebrations.

Outline Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrive in Paro – Thimphu
Upon arrival in Paro, you are met by Wind Horse Tours staff and transferred to Thimphu in a private vehicle (1hr). Along the way, you can stop in several places according to your interest. After lunch, visit different sights and attractions of Thimphu.
Overnight in hotel of your choice.

Day 2: Thimphu Sightseeing
Full day tour of Thimphu’s cultural sites and monuments including Tashicho Dzong, Traditional Art School, Markets, Indigenous Hospital, Nunnery, Takin Sanctuary. Our guide can also change the tour to incorporate your interest and you may visit as much or as little.
Overnight in hotel of your choice.

Day 3: Thimphu – Gangtey, Phobjikha Valley
Drive across the spectacular Dochu La Pass to Gangtey, Phobjikha Valley (5 hr). The scenery is stunning and ever-changing, as the road climbs and descends. Along the way, you can stop at several places. Upon arrival, visit ancient Gangtey Gompa Monastery and take a short walk to visit local homes. Overnight at Dewachen Resort (standard) or at Aman Resort (for luxury)
Overnight in hotel of your choice.

Day 4: Gangtey – Wangdue – Punakha
In the morning, take a short easy walk in the valley and also visit the Nature information centre. One of the main attractions of the valley is the endangered black-necked crane, which reside in Phobjikha from late October till March. Later drive back and descend into sub-tropical valley of Punakha – Wangdue (2-3hrs). Visit the township of Wangdue and its massive fortress. In the evening, take a short easy walk to see Chimi Lhakhang temple, which is through a small village.
Overnight in hotel of your choice.

Day 5: Punakha -Thimphu- Paro
In the morning, visit the impressive Punakha Dzong at the confluence of Pho and Mochu rivers. If you wish, you can also take a short (40 minute each way) walk to visit Khamsum Yuelley Chorten. On the return drive to Thimphu, we spend some time below Dochula pass to explore the botanical park and nearby surrounding for birds for diverse flora. Lunch could be planned at Dochula pass. After descending into Thimphu, continue short drive to Paro.
Overnight in hotel of your choice.

Day 6: Paro Valley Tour
If you are interested more in the walks and to visit off-the-beaten sights, your guide can take you for drive up to Chele pass and hike to Kila Gompa nunnery. Along the way, you will also pass through wonderful forests. Also short distance from Paro in Bondey village, you can take a short walk to visit Dzongdrakha Gompa. The popular attractions within Paro include visiting Rinphung Dzong, National Museum, temples of Kichu and Dungtse, visiting local home and the stroll around the township.
Overnight in hotel of your choice.

Day 7: Paro Valley (Takstang)
Before the hike, you can visit the ruins of Drugyal Dzong. Then follow it by day excursion to famous Taktsang or Tiger’s nest monastery. We can arrange pony ride for the uphill part but you must be able to walk down hill. This is expected to take all day.If for some reason, you wish skip Taktsang, our Guide and driver can arrange other interesting alternatives based on your interest. Return to Paro for farewell dinner.
Overnight in hotel of your choice.

Day 8: Departure
Transfer to Paro Airport in time for your departure flight. Most flights out of Bhutan depart in the morning.

  • Group Size Private trip with your own group.

  • MealsAll meals

  • Trip AccommodationHotels can be provided according to your choice.

  • RouteThimphu-Phobjikha-Punakha-Paro

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour

  • Trip SeasonsBest from Feb till May and from Sept till December. This tour can be done anytime - throughout the year.

  • Best MonthsJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Prices & Dates

Cost Information

From $1700 In Peak season.Cost is based on group size, dates of travel and types of accommodation chosen.
From $ 1440 .If travels are within 1st Dec till 25 Feb and from 1st June till 25 August, following discounted rates apply.
Single room supplement $250
Single traveller cost includes single supplement.
Please request cost after deciding on the choice of hotels.

Trip Dates:

Private Journeys for independent travel with your own dates.

Included

  • Bhutan Royalties, tourists fees, Visa fees.
  • Accommodations in listed or similar hotels.
  • All meals in Bhutan.
  • All private transfers and sightseeing with entrance fees.
  • Local English Speaking Tour leader/Guide.
  • All permits for Bhutan

Not included

  • Flights into and out of Bhutan.
  • Medical / Travel Insurance.
  • All personal expenses such as bars, beverages, laundry, telephone, tips etc.

Accommodations


Hotels in Thimphu

Hotels in Paro

Hotels in Punakha

Hotels in Phobjikha

Trip Guide/Leader


  • Tashi Gyeltshen

    Tashi Gyeltshen

  • Kinley Tenzin

    Kinley Tenzin

  • Yeshi Penjor

    Yeshi Penjor

  • Sonam Loday

    Sonam Loday

Reviews / Testimonials

  • Evi Julia Schmuttner
    Germany
    Jan 1970
    Introduction of Bhutan Tour – April, 2018 ( Introduction of Bhutan Tour – April, 2018)
    5 " " Bhutan: Our guide Subash was for sure one of the most funniest persons we have ever met. He really went out of his way and made everything possible - we even met the King of Bhutan on our day of arrival! We had so many questions and he had an answer

    Introduction of Bhutan Tour – April, 2018 Bhutan: Our guide Subash was for sure one of the most funniest persons we have ever met. He really went out

  • Annella M Wheatly
    Kingsgrove, New Zealand
    Jan 1970
    Introduction to Bhutan For Annella & John ( Introduction to Bhutan For Annella & John)
    5 " " Hi Anand, We're finally home after an amazing 2 months travelling so I thought I'd give you some feedback. I'm also happy to put a review on TripAdvisor but I can't find Windhorse. If you're on there, please send me the link and I'll post something. Well, I can't think of a

    Introduction to Bhutan For Annella & John Hi Anand, We're finally home after an amazing 2 months travelling so I thought I'd give you some feedback. I'm also

  • Anupama
    Jan 1970
    Recommended ( Recommended)
    1 " " A year of planning to the Land of happiness and the Dragon led to a life time of memories. We as a girls Whatsapp group of Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam embarked on the idea of a reunion in Bhutan. Based on the web reviews chose Wind Horse Tours and they

    Recommended A year of planning to the Land of happiness and the Dragon led to a life time of memories. We

  • Brian & Kate
    Nov 2018
    A wonderful trip organised by a superb company ( A wonderful trip organised by a superb company)
    5 " " We have recently returned from an amazing 7 day visit to Bhutan.  We started the research into Bhutan about a year ago and discovered that we would need to book through a Bhutanese travel company.  I initially contacted six companies for information and then worked with three to prepare an

    A wonderful trip organised by a superb company We have recently returned from an amazing 7 day visit to Bhutan.  We started the research into Bhutan about a

  • Beth M
    USA
    Jan 1970
    Beautiful Bhutan! ( Beautiful Bhutan!)
    5 " " My husband and I absolutely LOVED our 8-day "Introduction to Bhutan" tour.  We have both done lots of traveling, both before we met and together, and this trip was the BEST!  Our guide (Kinley) and driver (Sonam) made everything so easy and relaxing for us.  We are especially grateful to

    Beautiful Bhutan! My husband and I absolutely LOVED our 8-day "Introduction to Bhutan" tour.  We have both done lots of traveling, both

  • Robert J.K
    El Paso, USA
    Jan 1970
    Introduction to Bhutan for Robert & Family ( Introduction to Bhutan for Robert & Family)
    5 " " Dear Anand Thanks for writing. We had a wonderful time on our trip to Bhutan. The itinerary and the guides were fine. We enjoyed the trip very much. We do look forward to coming back and getting into eastern Bhutan, and also to do some trekking. The only thing I found odd on

    Introduction to Bhutan for Robert & Family Dear Anand Thanks for writing. We had a wonderful time on our trip to Bhutan. The itinerary and the guides were fine.

  • Maria H
    Vacaville, California, USA
    Jan 1970
    Bhutan Tour for Maria ( Bhutan Tour for Maria)
    3 " " Anand, In regard to the guide and driver, they both were kind and accommodating , particularly with my mother. As for the tour, I would have liked more information about Bhutan, especially about its history, geography, economics, government, and sites. Most of the information was about religion, yet I still don;t know

    Bhutan Tour for Maria Anand, In regard to the guide and driver, they both were kind and accommodating , particularly with my mother. As for the


  • Apr 2018
    Bhutan Tour for Sharon ( Bhutan Tour for Sharon)
    5 " " Dear Anand, We enjoyed our trip immensely. And couldn't have been happier with our guide Pema and driver.  They were very helpful, and did everything we wanted. We thought all the places we visited fitted with just what we wanted to see and it was a good mix of cultural and natural. 

    Bhutan Tour for Sharon Dear Anand, We enjoyed our trip immensely. And couldn't have been happier with our guide Pema and driver.  They were very

  • Yoon Jung K.D
    USA
    Feb 2018
    Introduction to Bhutan for Andrew & Family ( Introduction to Bhutan for Andrew & Family)
    5 " " Dear Anand, Please excuse this belated note. My husband Andrew has been quite busy with work, so I decided to respond on my family's behalf. All in all, our 7 days in Bhutan were truly remarkable. The pastoral and rugged beauty of the country will stay with us for a long time. 

    Introduction to Bhutan for Andrew & Family Dear Anand, Please excuse this belated note. My husband Andrew has been quite busy with work, so I decided to respond

  • Hsin Tu Tsai
    Wenhua, Guishan District, Taoyuan City,Republic of China
    Mar 2018
    A wonderful experience in Bhutan ( A wonderful experience in Bhutan)
    5 " " Dear Anand - We had a wonderful experience in Bhutan.  The guide and driver were friendly and helpful, giving us a glimpse at Bhutanese culture. We were satisfied with the arrangement of accommodation and food. However, the food was a little bit too salty and invariable for us. We would expect

    A wonderful experience in Bhutan Dear Anand - We had a wonderful experience in Bhutan.  The guide and driver were friendly and helpful, giving us a

  • Dr. Darla Shaw
    Barrack Hill Rd., Ridgefield, Ct.
    Dec 2018
    Our days were filled with wonderful activities and no question went unanswered. ( Our days were filled with wonderful activities and no question went unanswered.)
    5 " " Just wanted to commend your company and our guide, Yeshi and driver, Dawa, on the well planned program that you developed for your guests. Our days were filled with wonderful activities and no question went unanswered. We truly both saw and understood the culture and would highly recommend your company

    Our days were filled with wonderful activities and no question went unanswered. Just wanted to commend your company and our guide, Yeshi and driver, Dawa, on the well planned program that you

  • Peggy S.
    Washburn, Wisconsin,USA
    Jan 1970
    Want to be sure to let you know how pleased we were with everything about our trip from start to finish. ( Want to be sure to let you know how pleased we were with everything about our trip from start to finish.)
    5 " " TID 582-Introduction to Bhutan Tour for Peggy and Family ( 26 Dec. 2012- 02, Jan. 2013) Dear Ugen and company, I have finally posted on Trip Advisor (Sammy10dog) and want to be sure to let you know how pleased we were with everything about our trip from start to finish.  Your office

    Want to be sure to let you know how pleased we were with everything about our trip from start to finish. TID 582-Introduction to Bhutan Tour for Peggy and Family ( 26 Dec. 2012- 02, Jan. 2013) Dear Ugen and company, I have

  • Leong Hui Chyi
    no.66, jalan PJU1A/1G,Ara Damansara 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Makaysia.
    Jun 2012
    Bhutan have a very beautiful scenery country.. there”s a lot of antique temples, mountains, rivers,,,, ( Bhutan have a very beautiful scenery country.. there”s a lot of antique temples, mountains, rivers,,,,)
    5 " " Our family trip to bhutan was great and interesting. our tour guide " sonam" and the driver " kamalraj" was very responsible for taking care all of us and they're very funny:) bhutan have a very beautiful scenery country.. there"s a lot of antique temples, mountains, rivers,,,, we're going in

    Bhutan have a very beautiful scenery country.. there”s a lot of antique temples, mountains, rivers,,,, Our family trip to bhutan was great and interesting. our tour guide " sonam" and the driver " kamalraj" was

  • Helen & Hugh P
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Jan 1970
    Helen and I felt privileged to make her acquaintance. ( Helen and I felt privileged to make her acquaintance.)
    5 " " TID 8549 (Oct 30 - Nov 09, 2014) Private Tour  Hello Anand, As I mentioned previously Galen was an excellent guide. I had a small nature tour business in Belize for 14 years so I know what makes a good tour and what makes an excellent guide. She was friendly, adaptable, knowledgeable

    Helen and I felt privileged to make her acquaintance. TID 8549 (Oct 30 - Nov 09, 2014) Private Tour  Hello Anand, As I mentioned previously Galen was an excellent guide. I

  • Clare D.B.P
    16 York Avenue,Liverpool, UK
    May 2018
    I am pleased we managed to get a couple of long walks in, as they were very enjoyable. ( I am pleased we managed to get a couple of long walks in, as they were very enjoyable.)
    5 " " Introduction to Bhutan for Martina & Clare TID: 8531 May. 11-18, 2014 I had a fantastic holiday. The pace was relaxed. I am pleased we managed to get a couple of long walks in, as they were very enjoyable. Everything went smoothly and our guide and driver were both excellent, flexible

    I am pleased we managed to get a couple of long walks in, as they were very enjoyable. Introduction to Bhutan for Martina & Clare TID: 8531 May. 11-18, 2014 I had a fantastic holiday. The pace was relaxed.

  • Heather, Tim & Family
    Repulse Bay, USA
    Apr 2018
    The trip and itinerary were amazing! Leky and Chimi were excellent. ( The trip and itinerary were amazing! Leky and Chimi were excellent.)
    5 " " TID 737, April 12 -19,2014 Dear Anand, It’s very nice to hear from you, and, yes, the Queen was the icing on the cake! You are most welcome to use pictures from the album, though I’m not sure they can be downloaded at decent quality from the site. Tim can send

    The trip and itinerary were amazing! Leky and Chimi were excellent. TID 737, April 12 -19,2014 Dear Anand, It’s very nice to hear from you, and, yes, the Queen was the icing

  • Marlous & Family
    Netherland
    Jan 1970
    We changed our plan for the last evening to have diner somewhere else. ( We changed our plan for the last evening to have diner somewhere else.)
    5 " " Dear Jambay, Namgyal, Djimmy and the others off the team of Windhorse, Thank you so much for a great and memorable holiday in beautiful Bhutan. Our trip was above expectations regarding Windhorse. From the moment we were picked up from the airport we felt special. Namgyal (Guide) and Djimny (Driver) gave

    We changed our plan for the last evening to have diner somewhere else. Dear Jambay, Namgyal, Djimmy and the others off the team of Windhorse, Thank you so much for a great and memorable

  • James & Rita
    Edina, Minnesota, USA
    Jan 1970
    We enjoyed our time in Bhutan greatly ( We enjoyed our time in Bhutan greatly)
    5 " " Bhutan Intro & Myanmar Intro Oct 17 - Nov 3, 2013 We enjoyed our time in Bhutan greatly. The roads obviously need a lot of fixing. Unless you are sure that the center in Punakha is open, I would revise plans. The drive was spectacular, but we simply turned around to

    We enjoyed our time in Bhutan greatly Bhutan Intro & Myanmar Intro Oct 17 - Nov 3, 2013 We enjoyed our time in Bhutan greatly. The roads obviously

  • Dr. Rupinder S
    Maryland, USA
    Jan 1970
    Overall, the trip was well organized, except for a few minor glitches ( Overall, the trip was well organized, except for a few minor glitches)
    5 " " TID 680 Dr Rupinder Bhutan Tour (29.10.13 – 06.11.13) Dear Anand, We are finally getting settled after the amazing time we had at Bhutan. KT and Baliman were great for taking us to all the wonderful places and getting us back safely. Overall, the trip was well organized, except for a

    Overall, the trip was well organized, except for a few minor glitches TID 680 Dr Rupinder Bhutan Tour (29.10.13 – 06.11.13) Dear Anand, We are finally getting settled after the amazing time we

  • Nithya S
    Lynnwood, USA
    Oct 2018
    The tour was well organized and our guides and drivers were all great ( The tour was well organized and our guides and drivers were all great)
    5 " " TID 720 Nithya & group tour to Bhutan and Nepal (6.10.13-21.10.13) Thank you for your email. We had a great time in both locations (although all of us felt that 8 days in Bhutan was beyond what was necessary- perhaps 4 or 5 days was closer to what we needed). The

    The tour was well organized and our guides and drivers were all great TID 720 Nithya & group tour to Bhutan and Nepal (6.10.13-21.10.13) Thank you for your email. We had a great time

  • PIERRE H.
    Paris, France
    Jan 1970
    All was good and we have enjoyed your country ( All was good and we have enjoyed your country)
    5 " " TID 695:Introduction to Bhutan Tour from 4-11 Sept 2013 Dear Jambay,We arrived back in Paris there was two days ago.The weather is not so good, but that is the weather of Paris.We will to thank you, for the management of our tour in Bhutan,All was good and we have enjoyed your

    All was good and we have enjoyed your country TID 695:Introduction to Bhutan Tour from 4-11 Sept 2013 Dear Jambay,We arrived back in Paris there was two days ago.The weather

  • William G Godley Jr
    United States Of America
    Jun 2018
    We’re enjoying our time in your beautiful country. ( We’re enjoying our time in your beautiful country.)
    5 " " Introduction to Bhutan Tour TID 690(Jun.22-30,2013) Dear Ugen:Andrew and I are in Punakha with Yeshi and Dorgi. Right now, Yeshi and I are in the open-air lobby of the Hotel Meriphuensum. Everybody else seems to have gone to bed early so he and I are sharing our thoughts about life.We're having

    We’re enjoying our time in your beautiful country. Introduction to Bhutan Tour TID 690(Jun.22-30,2013) Dear Ugen:Andrew and I are in Punakha with Yeshi and Dorgi. Right now, Yeshi and

  • James U. Down
    Iowa City, IA, USA. 52240 USA
    Oct 2012
    Although the mountain roads we travelled were narrow and winding, we felt safe with our driver and the van we rode in. ( Although the mountain roads we travelled were narrow and winding, we felt safe with our driver and the van we rode in.)
    5 " " My wife, daughter and I visited for nine days in Bhutan in October, 2012 with Wind Horse Tours and had an absolutely wonderful time. Our guide, Kinley Tenzin, was great. His knowledge of the culture and customs of the Bhutanese people was suburb. He constantly went out of his way

    Although the mountain roads we travelled were narrow and winding, we felt safe with our driver and the van we rode in. My wife, daughter and I visited for nine days in Bhutan in October, 2012 with Wind Horse Tours and had

  • Marisa & Emiliano
    Buenos Aires , Argentina
    Jan 1970
    We had a very nice experience in Bhutan and hope to come back soon. ( We had a very nice experience in Bhutan and hope to come back soon.)
    5 " " Introduction to Bhutan Marisa X2 (Jan,24-Jan,31,2012) Dear Jambay, We would like to thank you for the tour you organized us. Everything was perfect! Leki is an excellent guide and Dawa a very good driver. We have nothing to complain. We had a very nice experience in Bhutan and hope to come back soon. Kind regards.

    We had a very nice experience in Bhutan and hope to come back soon. Introduction to Bhutan Marisa X2 (Jan,24-Jan,31,2012) Dear Jambay, We would like to thank you for the tour you organized us. Everything was

  • james MC.
    Albuquerque, USA
    Jan 1970
    This the 1st time I have ever submitted write up like this for any trip. ( This the 1st time I have ever submitted write up like this for any trip.)
    5 " " Bhutan Tour for James X2 (17th – 25th December 2011) To Whom it May Concern, My wife and I have just returned from 8 fantastic days in Bhutan "the land of the Thunder Dragon." We were fortunate to have chosen to work with "WIND HORSE TOURS, TREKS & EXPEDTIONS" @ www.windhorsetours.com for

    This the 1st time I have ever submitted write up like this for any trip. Bhutan Tour for James X2 (17th – 25th December 2011) To Whom it May Concern, My wife and I have just returned

  • Sandra S
    Toronto, Canada
    Jan 1970
    We had a great time and were looked after very well in India and Bhutan ( We had a great time and were looked after very well in India and Bhutan)
    5 " " Stein & Mason Introduction to Bhutan & India Tour (Nov. 17- Dec. 03 2011) Dear Ugen ,Jambay and team, I'm not a big fan of public forums but did want to give you some feedback re our trip. We had a great time and were looked after very well in India and

    We had a great time and were looked after very well in India and Bhutan Stein & Mason Introduction to Bhutan & India Tour (Nov. 17- Dec. 03 2011) Dear Ugen ,Jambay and team, I'm not a

  • Nancy F
    Atlantic Beach
    Apr 2018
    The itinerary is filled with fascinating and magnificent sights and adventures ( The itinerary is filled with fascinating and magnificent sights and adventures)
    5 " " Nancy & Richard Bhutan Introduction Tour 19 Apr-26 April 2011. Dear Jambay and Ugan, My husband and I are having the most amazing journey. I cannot even wait to get home to tell you how wonderful this trip is and how lucky we feel to have chosen Windhorse for our tour. The

    The itinerary is filled with fascinating and magnificent sights and adventures Nancy & Richard Bhutan Introduction Tour 19 Apr-26 April 2011. Dear Jambay and Ugan, My husband and I are having the most

  • Dr. Parnjai J
    Onalaska, Wisconsin
    Aug 2010
    We had a GREAT time in Bhutan. We love places, people and definitely our guide and driver. ( We had a GREAT time in Bhutan. We love places, people and definitely our guide and driver.)
    5 " " Bhutan was GREAT, Trip 7-14 August, 2010 We had a GREAT time in Bhutan. We love places, people and definitely our guide and driver. I have been to 44 countries and I can definitely say that this is one of my favorites. We would definitely go back again and will like

    We had a GREAT time in Bhutan. We love places, people and definitely our guide and driver. Bhutan was GREAT, Trip 7-14 August, 2010 We had a GREAT time in Bhutan. We love places, people and definitely our

  • Steven McCullagh
    U.S.A
    Nov 2010
    A journey is not completed when one arrives home, but rather, when one uses the experience as best one can. ( A journey is not completed when one arrives home, but rather, when one uses the experience as best one can.)
    5 " " Hi Kinga, It's been almost six weeks since I returned from Bhutan. I want to thank you again for making that brief visit so special! A journey is not completed when one arrives home, but rather, when one uses the experience as best one can. Not one day has passed during

    A journey is not completed when one arrives home, but rather, when one uses the experience as best one can. Hi Kinga, It's been almost six weeks since I returned from Bhutan. I want to thank you again for making that

  • Pascaline SS
    New York, USA
    Jul 2009
    We are all absolutely delighted with our trip, and with the quality of your services. ( We are all absolutely delighted with our trip, and with the quality of your services.)
    5 " " Wind Horse Dear Kinga, thank you for being such a wonderful guide. We are all absolutely delighted with our trip, and with the quality of your services. We appreciated your knowledge, your boundless energy, patience and unwavering smile. You went out of your way to make this trip as smooth,

    We are all absolutely delighted with our trip, and with the quality of your services. Wind Horse Dear Kinga, thank you for being such a wonderful guide. We are all absolutely delighted with our trip,


  • Miami Shores, Florida
    Jan 1970

    Chris Master & family of 3 from 1st – 8 June Ugen, we arrived back safely from our trip this week. We loved Bhutan! We had beautiful weather every day. Our

  • Cristina Cirla
    Padova Italy
    Apr 2018
    Everything was perfect and I loved your country. I hope to come back again! ( Everything was perfect and I loved your country. I hope to come back again!)
    5 " " Introduction to Bhutan With Trongsa TID: (627 22 -29 April 2012) Dear Jambay and Ugen Thank you for helping us to organize our trip to Bhutan. Everything was perfect and I loved your country. I hope to come back again! Cristina and Maurizio (Italy)

    Everything was perfect and I loved your country. I hope to come back again! Introduction to Bhutan With Trongsa TID: (627 22 -29 April 2012) Dear Jambay and Ugen Thank you for helping us to organize

  • Bas Naus
    SNP Reizen, The Netherland
    Apr 2009
    Did you ever eat in Broadway? For me as a foreigner it is the best Indian food I ever tasted ( Did you ever eat in Broadway? For me as a foreigner it is the best Indian food I ever tasted)
    5 " " Hello Santosh, The group had a great holiday in Bhutan. What a special destination! The services by Windhorse were excellent in the opinion of the group. And I fully agree with them. In Delhi I was happy to be received by Mr Gayul (???) who picked us up from the airport.

    Did you ever eat in Broadway? For me as a foreigner it is the best Indian food I ever tasted Hello Santosh, The group had a great holiday in Bhutan. What a special destination! The services by Windhorse were excellent

  • Dr. James H
    New Jersey Medical School
    Oct 2008
    Bhutan is an amazing country. I don’t think that any photographs that I have seen of the country can do justice to the physical beauty ( Bhutan is an amazing country. I don’t think that any photographs that I have seen of the country can do justice to the physical beauty)
    5 " " Bhutan Private Trip Oct 2008 Ugen & Rinzin, I returned to NYC on Sunday and have been a bit busy catching up on things here, but I wanted to let you both know what a wonderful time we had in Bhutan and to thank the Windhorse team for making this such

    Bhutan is an amazing country. I don’t think that any photographs that I have seen of the country can do justice to the physical beauty Bhutan Private Trip Oct 2008 Ugen & Rinzin, I returned to NYC on Sunday and have been a bit busy catching

  • Susie Berelsman
    Altamont Springs, Florida, USA
    Jan 1970
    He taught me so much about his country and spoke with such pride about the culture and people that inhabit this small, but serene Land of the Thunder Dragon ( He taught me so much about his country and spoke with such pride about the culture and people that inhabit this small, but serene Land of the Thunder Dragon)
    5 " " Dear Anand/Suraj: My trip planning started with meeting Anand who was wonderful in helping to plan my 8 day trip to Bhutan. He was very accomodating and completely organized everything for me. All I had to do is show up. Once I got to the Paro Airport, I was greeted

    He taught me so much about his country and spoke with such pride about the culture and people that inhabit this small, but serene Land of the Thunder Dragon Dear Anand/Suraj: My trip planning started with meeting Anand who was wonderful in helping to plan my 8 day trip

  • Ricky Lowes
    Plymouth, Devon. UK
    Jan 1970
    I was very happy with the trip, saw some wonderful things and stayed in great places. Thank you! ( I was very happy with the trip, saw some wonderful things and stayed in great places. Thank you!)
    5 " " Windhorse arranged my individual trip at an affordable price, at very short notice, when no other company was able to, which was fantastic. I was very happy with the trip, saw some wonderful things and stayed in great places. Thank you!

    I was very happy with the trip, saw some wonderful things and stayed in great places. Thank you! Windhorse arranged my individual trip at an affordable price, at very short notice, when no other company was able to,

  • Scott Kirkham & Wes Beard
    Iowa City, IOWA
    Jan 1970
    I do really appreciate what you did do to make things work out for a very memorable trip to a very magical country……amazing to say the least! ( I do really appreciate what you did do to make things work out for a very memorable trip to a very magical country……amazing to say the least!)
    5 " " Bhutan & India Tour, Sept & Oct 2006 The trip was really great......there were two mess ups that occurred that were related to the Druk Air tickets........otherwise things were awesome....and our guide, Sonam, was especially awesome......Wes and I made our flight connections into Bangkok without any problems, however, it was not

    I do really appreciate what you did do to make things work out for a very memorable trip to a very magical country……amazing to say the least! Bhutan & India Tour, Sept & Oct 2006 The trip was really great......there were two mess ups that occurred that were

  • Rita K
    Guttenberg, New Jersey, USA
    Jan 1970
    So many wonderful memories! so many wonderful people! ( So many wonderful memories! so many wonderful people!)
    5 " " Bhutan & Myanmar with party of 6 This was the most excellent trip in many years. So many wonderful memories! so many wonderful people! Thank you very much.

    So many wonderful memories! so many wonderful people! Bhutan & Myanmar with party of 6 This was the most excellent trip in many years. So many wonderful memories! so

  • Susan S.
    Greensboro, North Corolina, USA
    Jan 1970
    We had a lovely trip. All arrangements went smoothly. ( We had a lovely trip. All arrangements went smoothly.)
    5 " " Bhutan, Spring 2007. Hi, we had a lovely trip. All arrangements went smoothly including our need to get on a plane one day early. I regretted that need to leave early because despite our guide's efforts to get us back from the hike to Tiger's Lair monastery in time to see

    We had a lovely trip. All arrangements went smoothly. Bhutan, Spring 2007. Hi, we had a lovely trip. All arrangements went smoothly including our need to get on a plane

  • Glenda R
    Bulverde, TX, USA
    Jan 1970
    You have a wonderful, beautiful country and I enjoyed being there ( You have a wonderful, beautiful country and I enjoyed being there)
    4 " " Bhutan – April 2006 (Guide was not so great ) Ugen, sorry we did not get a chance to meet you in Bhutan. The trip met expectations as we saw much about Buddhism. Our driver was very proficient at his job and got us where we needed to go safely. He

    You have a wonderful, beautiful country and I enjoyed being there Bhutan – April 2006 (Guide was not so great ) Ugen, sorry we did not get a chance to meet you

  • Kay F
    Los Angeles, California
    Jan 1970
    I loved the trip to Bhutan and the extension to Ladakh that we experienced this past June/July 2006. ( I loved the trip to Bhutan and the extension to Ladakh that we experienced this past June/July 2006.)
    5 " " Ladakh & Bhutan Dear Ugen and Postak, I loved the trip to Bhutan and the extension to Ladakh that we experienced this past June/July 2006. I believe that the trip wouldn’t\'t have been as enjoyable had it not been for the excellent guide in Bhutan, Choki Dorji, and the excellent driver, Rapten.(I

    I loved the trip to Bhutan and the extension to Ladakh that we experienced this past June/July 2006. Ladakh & Bhutan Dear Ugen and Postak, I loved the trip to Bhutan and the extension to Ladakh that we experienced this

  • Miles Berry
    Gloucestershire, UK
    Jan 1970
    The factor that made my stay so special however was the warm, friendly and welcoming nature of the people I met. ( The factor that made my stay so special however was the warm, friendly and welcoming nature of the people I met.)
    5 " " I loved my time in Bhutan. You live in an amazing country. Your culture buildings and natural environment make you positively unique. The factor that made my stay so special however was the warm, friendly and welcoming nature of the people I met. Thank you once again for organising such a

    The factor that made my stay so special however was the warm, friendly and welcoming nature of the people I met. I loved my time in Bhutan. You live in an amazing country. Your culture buildings and natural environment make you

  • Peter Baxter
    Ludlow Harrow, Middlx, United Kingdom
    Jul 2018
    I had a fabulous time”. Thank you Wind Horse for a wonderful time. ( I had a fabulous time”. Thank you Wind Horse for a wonderful time.)
    5 " " "I was met on arrival in Paro by representatives of the Wind Horse Tours, who immediately made me feel at home. Throughout my stay in Bhutan nothing was too much trouble for them. Things did not always go to plan, eg the car broke down and the itinerary had to

    I had a fabulous time”. Thank you Wind Horse for a wonderful time. "I was met on arrival in Paro by representatives of the Wind Horse Tours, who immediately made me feel at