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Three Himalayan Kingdoms - 15 Days Tour the highlights of Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan in one trip

Highlights of Tibet Nepal & Bhutan

An enriching cultural tour that introduces the Three Himalayan Kingdoms: Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan, in one single trip. Starting with a spectacular flight from Beijing, fly into incomparable Tibet. In Lhasa-Tibet’s long forbidden Capital City at 12,000 feet, we will tour the major monuments and power places, including the legendary gold-roofed, thousand-room Potala Palace. Travel to Gyantse and Shigatse in central Tibet. Then a breathtaking flight over the trans- Himalayas whisks you to Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu, an unforgettable melting pot of Hindu and Buddhist cultures.

In the local markets and bazaars, we will rub shoulders with some of Nepal’s very diverse people. Another spectacular and short flight east steers you into Bhutan, where we explore the pastoral back roads of Bhutan. We’ll visit the Shangri-La setting of Paro Valley, the central Bhutanese town of Punakha, with its huge spectacular monastery set by the river, followed by a visit to the capital city of Thimphu. Your trip ends with a flight to Bangkok or other preferred destinations.


Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Beijing.Arrive with your own arrangements in Beijing. You may use hotels’ free shuttle or take a short taxi ride. Your Tibet permit will be handed over at the hotel.
Overnight at Beijing, Citic Airport hotel or similar (included).

Day 2: Fly to Lhasa, Tibet  Take a shuttle or a short taxi ride to the airport in time for your flight (departs around 9AM). A spectacular mountain flight brings you to Lhasa. Upon arrival in Gongkhar airport, you are met by our Guide & Driver and driven to Lhasa city, which takes little over one hour. Free afternoon for a complete rest, to acclimatize to the altitude (Appox 3500m/11450ft) Overnight and dinner at your hotel.
Overnight in the hotel.

Day 3: Lhasa Tour  Visit the giant Potala Palace in the morning. In the afternoon visit Sera Monastery, one of the largest monasteries of Tibet, noted for their debate. Later visit ancient Jorkhang temple, considered by most Tibetan as the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. Located in Barkhor square, close to your hotel, it was founded in 7th century.Stroll through the Barkhor square. Dinner with a cultural performance at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 4: Lhasa Tour  Visit Drepung Monastery, the largest monastery of Tibet. At the height of its glory, Drepung is said to have housed over 10,000 monks. In the afternoon, visit Norbulingka, a park and palace built in 1755 by 7th Dalai Lama, which served as the traditional summer residence of the successive Dalai Lamas. Free evening.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 5: Yamdrok Tsho – Gyantse After breakfast, embark on the ride of a lifetime along the Lhasa-Gyanste highway. After half an hour from Lhasa, you will drive across the Yarlung Tsangpo river, and gradually the road snakes up to Kamba La pass (4800m) ) from where you will have the first view of brilliant turquoise blue Yamdrok Tso Lake below and views of several massif peaks surrounding it. The road follows the shores of this holy lake for many miles, passing few villages, yaks and sheep pastures, then climbing to Kharola pass (5010). From the pass, we get a great view of the glaciers, as they seem to stop just above the road. After a long descend, we arrive in the historical town of Gyantse, which still retains the charm of ancient Tibet. This afternoon, we plan on visiting Kumbum Chorten and Pelkhor monastery and stroll around the town. Around 260km/5-6hr drive.
Overnight in hotel (Altitude 3900m)

Day 6: Gyantse – Shigatse – Lhasa Two hour drive to Shigatse passes through fertile plains where wheat and barley are grown. Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet. Here we visit the giant Buddha statues inside Tashilhunpo monastery and time permitting, join pilgrims in circumambulation path around the monastery. In the afternoon, drive to along the Yarlung valley north for about 4-5hrs to Lhasa. In the evening, you can stroll around Barkhor.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 7: Fly – Kathmandu After breakfast, transfer to Gongkhar airport in time for your flight to Kathmandu. The flight is even more spectacular than the last one, crossing the Himalayan peaks, with view of Everest and several of the world’s highest seen from your plane. Upon arrival, meet Nepalese Guide and transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. This afternoon, visit Kathmandu Durbur Square and walk through Asan and Indrachok market. Dinner with cultural performance at a typical Nepalese restaurant.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 8: In Kathmandu Drive and visit Pashupatinath temple, followed by a visit of Boudanath Stupa. Drive to Bhaktapur city, to see the medieval buildings and homes. Visit temples, town squares, Palace squares, local market, etc. Return to your hotel.

Day 9: Fly to Bhutan Fly into Paro, Bhutan, yet again another spectacular flight as you fly parallel to the Himalayas. Upon arrival at Paro airport, meet your Bhutanese Guide and driver and transfer to the hotel. This afternoon, we plan on visiting the National Museum. Later visit Rinphung Dzong and walk down to the small and charming township of Paro.
Overnight in Paro (2200m)

Day 10: Paro – Punakha After breakfast, drive for about 2hrs till Dochula pass (3,050m). Along the way, we will get the glimpse of capital Thimphu as well. At Dochula pass, we take a short break for tea and to enjoy the views of the eastern himayan peaks. Continue our drive descending about 1500m in two hours through ever changing vegetation into semi-tropical Punakha and Wangdue valley. After lunch, visit 17th century Punakha Dzong, straddling at the confluence of Pho and Mo Chu river. Then drive short distance through idyllic countryside to Khamsum Yuley temple on Nyinzergang hill, that provides good vista of the valley and paddy fields (optional).
Return to Punakha for overnight (1450m)

Day 11: Drive to Thimphu In Wangduephodrang, visit Richengang village, unique for cluster of houses connected with each other, followed by short walk to visit Chimi Lhakhang temple, dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kunley (1455 – 1529), popularly known as ‘the divine madman, a folk hero and a cultural icon around whom countless yarns of facts and fiction, stories and legends have been spun. Drive back over spectacular Dochula Pass to capital Thimphu, which takes about 3hrs. Late afternoon, visit great Tashicho Dzong and the giant Buddha statue on Kuenselphodrang ridge.
Overnight in Thimphu (2400m)

Day 12: In Thimphu We have a full day to tour the capital of Bhutan, where there are lots to see and do. Visit memorial Chorten, a landmark of Thimphu. Tour Takin Preserve, Zilukha nunnery, a Viewpoint, followed by visit to traditional Art school (also called painting school) and visit Indigenous Hospital. In between, we can stop at the Post Office to send beautiful postcard home or buy the stamps. See the textile academy and museum, stroll through the Farmer’s market, peek at Changlimithang ground, where you may see the archery (national game) in progress. Stroll in the core city area, and shop for souvenirs.
Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 13: Thimphu – Paro  An hour drive takes us back to Paro. Along the way we may stop to see a nunnery in Sitsina village. Paro is serene and one of the loveliest in Bhutan. Visit the Dzongdrakha cave temples with local homes. In the afternoon, tour the ruins of Drugyal Dzong located north of Paro. On the way back, stop to visit the 7th century Kichu temple, said to have been built one the same day as Jorkhang in Lhasa. Visit local village home and if time permits, we can also visit Dungtse Lhakhang temple, which contains some ancient murals. Stroll around the charming township of Paro.
Overnight in Paro.

Day 14: Paro (Takstang Hike)  Your journey in the Kingdom culminates in a hike to famous Taktsang (tiger’s nest) monastery (3120m/10,200ft). Visible from afar, this magical monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff 1,000 feet above the valley floor. It is one of the most amazing and important pieces of architecture in Bhutan. If for some reason, some of the members wish to skip hike to Taktsang, our Guide and driver can arrange other interesting alternatives. You can also hire pony for the uphill part, till the first view point & cafeteria but you must be able to walk back downhill. While some will probably not make it all the way to the monastery, however it is worth even to try getting till the first view point. Return to Paro, where we may have more time for stroll around the town. Farewell dinner in the evening.
Overnight in the hotel in Paro valley.

Day 15: Departure While this journey is planned to fly you to Bangkok, you can also choose or destination such as Kathmandu, Delhi, Kolkata or other destination that the airlines operate. If you are planning a connection flight from those cities, it is best to connect next day as the flight from Paro are subject to delays.

Based on the dates of travel, itineraries are slightly revised to incorporate festival and local events.


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Trip highlights

Visiting Lhasa, Kathmandu and Western Bhutan, starting from Beijing.


Trip Overview

Trip Price From US$ 2750 | See Details

Trip Accommodation3-4 star hotels in Beijing and Tibet, 4-5 Star in Nepal, Best available A Class Hotels in Bhutan, which are 3-4 star types.

Group SizeMaximum 9

MealsDaily breakfast and dinner in Tibet & Nepal. All meals, while in Bhutan.

RouteBeijing - Tibet - Nepal - Bhutan

Trip Type Cultural Tour

Best MonthsSeptember, October

Good MonthsApril, May, June, July, August, November

Lean MonthsJanuary, February, March, December

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Beijing.Arrive with your own arrangements in Beijing. You may use hotels’ free shuttle or take a short taxi ride. Your Tibet permit will be handed over at the hotel.
Overnight at Beijing, Citic Airport hotel or similar (included).

Day 2: Fly to Lhasa, Tibet  Take a shuttle or a short taxi ride to the airport in time for your flight (departs around 9AM). A spectacular mountain flight brings you to Lhasa. Upon arrival in Gongkhar airport, you are met by our Guide & Driver and driven to Lhasa city, which takes little over one hour. Free afternoon for a complete rest, to acclimatize to the altitude (Appox 3500m/11450ft) Overnight and dinner at your hotel.
Overnight in the hotel.

Day 3: Lhasa Tour  Visit the giant Potala Palace in the morning. In the afternoon visit Sera Monastery, one of the largest monasteries of Tibet, noted for their debate. Later visit ancient Jorkhang temple, considered by most Tibetan as the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. Located in Barkhor square, close to your hotel, it was founded in 7th century.Stroll through the Barkhor square. Dinner with a cultural performance at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 4: Lhasa Tour  Visit Drepung Monastery, the largest monastery of Tibet. At the height of its glory, Drepung is said to have housed over 10,000 monks. In the afternoon, visit Norbulingka, a park and palace built in 1755 by 7th Dalai Lama, which served as the traditional summer residence of the successive Dalai Lamas. Free evening.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 5: Yamdrok Tsho – Gyantse After breakfast, embark on the ride of a lifetime along the Lhasa-Gyanste highway. After half an hour from Lhasa, you will drive across the Yarlung Tsangpo river, and gradually the road snakes up to Kamba La pass (4800m) ) from where you will have the first view of brilliant turquoise blue Yamdrok Tso Lake below and views of several massif peaks surrounding it. The road follows the shores of this holy lake for many miles, passing few villages, yaks and sheep pastures, then climbing to Kharola pass (5010). From the pass, we get a great view of the glaciers, as they seem to stop just above the road. After a long descend, we arrive in the historical town of Gyantse, which still retains the charm of ancient Tibet. This afternoon, we plan on visiting Kumbum Chorten and Pelkhor monastery and stroll around the town. Around 260km/5-6hr drive.
Overnight in hotel (Altitude 3900m)

Day 6: Gyantse – Shigatse – Lhasa Two hour drive to Shigatse passes through fertile plains where wheat and barley are grown. Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet. Here we visit the giant Buddha statues inside Tashilhunpo monastery and time permitting, join pilgrims in circumambulation path around the monastery. In the afternoon, drive to along the Yarlung valley north for about 4-5hrs to Lhasa. In the evening, you can stroll around Barkhor.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 7: Fly – Kathmandu After breakfast, transfer to Gongkhar airport in time for your flight to Kathmandu. The flight is even more spectacular than the last one, crossing the Himalayan peaks, with view of Everest and several of the world’s highest seen from your plane. Upon arrival, meet Nepalese Guide and transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. This afternoon, visit Kathmandu Durbur Square and walk through Asan and Indrachok market. Dinner with cultural performance at a typical Nepalese restaurant.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 8: In Kathmandu Drive and visit Pashupatinath temple, followed by a visit of Boudanath Stupa. Drive to Bhaktapur city, to see the medieval buildings and homes. Visit temples, town squares, Palace squares, local market, etc. Return to your hotel.

Day 9: Fly to Bhutan Fly into Paro, Bhutan, yet again another spectacular flight as you fly parallel to the Himalayas. Upon arrival at Paro airport, meet your Bhutanese Guide and driver and transfer to the hotel. This afternoon, we plan on visiting the National Museum. Later visit Rinphung Dzong and walk down to the small and charming township of Paro.
Overnight in Paro (2200m)

Day 10: Paro – Punakha After breakfast, drive for about 2hrs till Dochula pass (3,050m). Along the way, we will get the glimpse of capital Thimphu as well. At Dochula pass, we take a short break for tea and to enjoy the views of the eastern himayan peaks. Continue our drive descending about 1500m in two hours through ever changing vegetation into semi-tropical Punakha and Wangdue valley. After lunch, visit 17th century Punakha Dzong, straddling at the confluence of Pho and Mo Chu river. Then drive short distance through idyllic countryside to Khamsum Yuley temple on Nyinzergang hill, that provides good vista of the valley and paddy fields (optional).
Return to Punakha for overnight (1450m)

Day 11: Drive to Thimphu In Wangduephodrang, visit Richengang village, unique for cluster of houses connected with each other, followed by short walk to visit Chimi Lhakhang temple, dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kunley (1455 – 1529), popularly known as ‘the divine madman, a folk hero and a cultural icon around whom countless yarns of facts and fiction, stories and legends have been spun. Drive back over spectacular Dochula Pass to capital Thimphu, which takes about 3hrs. Late afternoon, visit great Tashicho Dzong and the giant Buddha statue on Kuenselphodrang ridge.
Overnight in Thimphu (2400m)

Day 12: In Thimphu We have a full day to tour the capital of Bhutan, where there are lots to see and do. Visit memorial Chorten, a landmark of Thimphu. Tour Takin Preserve, Zilukha nunnery, a Viewpoint, followed by visit to traditional Art school (also called painting school) and visit Indigenous Hospital. In between, we can stop at the Post Office to send beautiful postcard home or buy the stamps. See the textile academy and museum, stroll through the Farmer’s market, peek at Changlimithang ground, where you may see the archery (national game) in progress. Stroll in the core city area, and shop for souvenirs.
Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 13: Thimphu – Paro  An hour drive takes us back to Paro. Along the way we may stop to see a nunnery in Sitsina village. Paro is serene and one of the loveliest in Bhutan. Visit the Dzongdrakha cave temples with local homes. In the afternoon, tour the ruins of Drugyal Dzong located north of Paro. On the way back, stop to visit the 7th century Kichu temple, said to have been built one the same day as Jorkhang in Lhasa. Visit local village home and if time permits, we can also visit Dungtse Lhakhang temple, which contains some ancient murals. Stroll around the charming township of Paro.
Overnight in Paro.

Day 14: Paro (Takstang Hike)  Your journey in the Kingdom culminates in a hike to famous Taktsang (tiger’s nest) monastery (3120m/10,200ft). Visible from afar, this magical monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff 1,000 feet above the valley floor. It is one of the most amazing and important pieces of architecture in Bhutan. If for some reason, some of the members wish to skip hike to Taktsang, our Guide and driver can arrange other interesting alternatives. You can also hire pony for the uphill part, till the first view point & cafeteria but you must be able to walk back downhill. While some will probably not make it all the way to the monastery, however it is worth even to try getting till the first view point. Return to Paro, where we may have more time for stroll around the town. Farewell dinner in the evening.
Overnight in the hotel in Paro valley.

Day 15: Departure While this journey is planned to fly you to Bangkok, you can also choose or destination such as Kathmandu, Delhi, Kolkata or other destination that the airlines operate. If you are planning a connection flight from those cities, it is best to connect next day as the flight from Paro are subject to delays.

Based on the dates of travel, itineraries are slightly revised to incorporate festival and local events.


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Dates & Prices

Cost Information

  • Tier Pricing cost based on the total sign-ups. At the time of sign-up, the cost will be taken on the basis of 2 passengers and the final invoice will be raised based on total number of sign-ups.
  • Prices from $2750 -$3700 Per person.
  • Estimated airfare $1500 Per Person for Beijing-Lhasa-Kathmandu-Paro-Bangkok.

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Accommodations


Hotels in Thimphu

  • Hotel Druk

    The Druk hotel is a part of Druk group of hotels with hotel in Thimphu, Phuntsholing and few more coming up in Bhutan. Druk Hotels are among the pioneers of hotels industry in Bhutan. Thimphu Druk Hotel is located at the center of town, overlooking ...

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Hotels in Punakha

Hotels in Kathmandu

  • Hotel Yak & Yeti

    It is a premier five-star deluxe oasis in the heart of Kathmandu, Nepal. Modern day sophistication greets cultural heritage in the ample grounds of the 100-year-old palace and newly designed structure of the hotel. Find refuge among antique fountains...

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Hotels in Lhasa

  • Kyichu Hotel

    Kyichu is one of the oldest private, family run hotels in Lhasa, catering to foreigners and its staffs speak good English. It has 52-room (heated/and non) spacious traditional Tibetan decor rooms ranging from standard to deluxe. It is a prefered base...

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Hotels in Paro

Hotels in Beijing

Testimonials

  • Tour of Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan Florida, USA Trip Date:
    Oct 4-18,2016
    Rating:
    Tour of Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan ( Tour of Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan)
    5 "Dr Bradford Davey" We recently had the pleasure of traveling through Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan with Wind Horse Tours. They offer a number of different options and have expert guides in each country. They worked very hard to develop an itinerary that worked for everyone in the group (6 of us total) and

    We recently had the pleasure of traveling through Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan with Wind Horse Tours. They offer a number of different options and have expert guides in each country. They worked very hard to develop an itinerary that worked for everyone in the group (6 of us total) and made adjustments on the fly as necessary. This is a fairly difficult part of the world to navigate and they really did do a nice job. The accommodations throughout the trip were good to excellent and our guides did a nice job of calling in advance to see that things were


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  • Three Himalayan Kingdom Trip USA Trip Date:
    Oct 04 -18,2016
    Rating:
    Three Himalayan Kingdom Trip ( Three Himalayan Kingdom Trip)
    5 "Nisantha M.B." Hi Ugen and Jambay, We reached home yesterday , with no problems. The trip was very memorable. Except for the minor mishaps which gave us a scare of our lives everything worked out fine in the end. Tibet , and Bhutan were both fantastic. The guides , drivers were very good. The

    Hi Ugen and Jambay, We reached home yesterday , with no problems. The trip was very memorable. Except for the minor mishaps which gave us a scare of our lives everything worked out fine in the end. Tibet , and Bhutan were both fantastic. The guides , drivers were very good. The sight seeing that were organized were very good. Thank you very much for making the arrangements. Can you please send me Brad and Hillary's e mail. I have misplaced them. We all got on famously. We were all compatible and enjoyed the trip like one family. All the best.


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  • Review of Bhutan Trip
    Review of Bhutan Trip. handler, Arizona, USA Trip Date:
    Sept 17-30, 2015
    Rating:
    Review of Bhutan Trip. ( Review of Bhutan Trip.)
    5 "Sean" Review of Bhutan Trip Hey Everyone, I recently returned from a 6 day tour in Bhutan with Windhorse Tours. This was actually part of a larger itinerary that included Nepal, Beijing, and Tibet as well, but since this is the Bhutan forum I guess I'm only supposed to write about Bhutan. To

    [caption id="attachment_12140" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Paro Weekend Market[/caption] Review of Bhutan Trip Hey Everyone, I recently returned from a 6 day tour in Bhutan with Windhorse Tours. This was actually part of a larger itinerary that included Nepal, Beijing, and Tibet as well, but since this is the Bhutan forum I guess I'm only supposed to write about Bhutan. To start, I found it hard to choose a tour company since there are so many reviews here, but decided to make an inquiry with Windhorse as I've seen their name mentioned on here multiple times with positive experiences. Nobody asked me to write this


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  • Three Himalayan Kingdom review (August, 2015) USA Trip Date:
    August 13 - 26, 2015
    Rating:
    Three Himalayan Kingdom review (August, 2015) ( Three Himalayan Kingdom review (August, 2015))
    4 "Pamela J" Three Himalayan Kingdom - Aug 13 - 26, 2015  Anand -We have been very,  very busy catching up and have been unable to respond. We enjoyed the trip very much,  including Nepal.    The quality of the guides and drivers was very high.   In particular,  we liked the Yak & Yedi

    Three Himalayan Kingdom - Aug 13 - 26, 2015  Anand -We have been very,  very busy catching up and have been unable to respond. We enjoyed the trip very much,  including Nepal.    The quality of the guides and drivers was very high.   In particular,  we liked the Yak & Yedi and Osel Hotel/Resorts.   The food was also was particularly good at those two locations. Dawa in Tibet is particularly experienced as guide.    All guides were informed and competent, as mentioned.    The driver and guide in Bhutan took good care of Ed when he could not walk to Tiger's


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  • Unfortunate that there was so much damage to the historical sights, but there was still a lot to see. Weatherwood, California.USA Trip Date:
    Aug 13 - 26,2015
    Rating:
    Unfortunate that there was so much damage to the historical sights, but there was still a lot to see. ( Unfortunate that there was so much damage to the historical sights, but there was still a lot to see.)
    5 "Laurie S. J" Three Himalayan Kingdom (Aug 13 -26,2015) Namgay (Bhutan Portion) Dawa (Tibet Portion) Lhasa (Tibet) Dawa was an outstanding tour guide.  He encouraged questions and was always happy to answer.  Liked that we stayed at a Tibetan owned and operated hotel near the center of old Lhasa.  We found Lhasa fascinating.  Loved Yamdrok

    Three Himalayan Kingdom (Aug 13 -26,2015) Namgay (Bhutan Portion) Dawa (Tibet Portion) Lhasa (Tibet) Dawa was an outstanding tour guide.  He encouraged questions and was always happy to answer.  Liked that we stayed at a Tibetan owned and operated hotel near the center of old Lhasa.  We found Lhasa fascinating.  Loved Yamdrok Lake and the drive to and from. Nepal Great hotel, Yak n Yeti, great tour guide.  Enjoyed seeing the sights in Katmandu...unfortunate that there was so much damage to the historical sights, but there was still a lot to see. Went to the 1st night of the reopening of the dinner/cultural show venue.....several


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  • We were very grateful for the treatment we received and how Neyma went out of his way to help us. Australia Trip Date:
    Sept 18 - Oct 05, 2014
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    We were very grateful for the treatment we received and how Neyma went out of his way to help us. ( We were very grateful for the treatment we received and how Neyma went out of his way to help us.)
    5 "Eve & Alan Lowson" Three Himalayan  Kingdom Tracy Cooke & Group. TID 8523 Dear Anand, Thank you for your request of a review for our tour with Wind horse that Tracy put together with you for us.First up the tour leaders were wonderful.  Special thanks to Neyma in who took care of us in Tibet. He

    Three Himalayan  Kingdom Tracy Cooke & Group. TID 8523 Dear Anand, Thank you for your request of a review for our tour with Wind horse that Tracy put together with you for us.First up the tour leaders were wonderful.  Special thanks to Neyma in who took care of us in Tibet. He took me and another friend to Lhasa hospital the day after we arrived and organized a consultation with a Doctor as we were so ill.  My husband came too and helped us, we were so grateful to Neyma for this.  (We had bad flu and altitude sickness). We were very


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  • I especially appreciated the opportunity to have a meal with a Bhutanese family Orinda,California, 94563 USA Trip Date:
    Sept 25 - Oct 08, 2014
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    I especially appreciated the opportunity to have a meal with a Bhutanese family ( I especially appreciated the opportunity to have a meal with a Bhutanese family)
    5 "Ms Dianne S" Three Himalayas Kingdom, TID 780, Sept 25 – Oct 08, 2014 We had wonderful guides who went out of their way to see to our every need.One thing that I would really have appreciated would have been the Festival information that we discovered on your website when we returned.  This

    Three Himalayas Kingdom, TID 780, Sept 25 – Oct 08, 2014 We had wonderful guides who went out of their way to see to our every need.One thing that I would really have appreciated would have been the Festival information that we discovered on your website when we returned.  This information listed all of the dances included in the Festival and explained their meaning. It would have been so helpful to our understanding of the beautiful spectacle, if we had had a printout available to us when we were in attendance. I especially appreciated the opportunity to have a meal with


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  • Bhutan in particular is a beautiful country to which I would like to return in the future. Elk Grove, California 95624 USA Trip Date:
    Sept 25 - Oct 08, 2014
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    Bhutan in particular is a beautiful country to which I would like to return in the future. ( Bhutan in particular is a beautiful country to which I would like to return in the future.)
    5 "Ellen V" Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 780 Sept 25 – Oct08, 2014 Thanks to Wind Horse for arranging such an incredible trip!  We had a great group of people and wonderful guides and drivers who went out of their way to accommodate our needs.  I enjoyed everything...the hotels, the food, the people,

    Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 780 Sept 25 – Oct08, 2014 Thanks to Wind Horse for arranging such an incredible trip!  We had a great group of people and wonderful guides and drivers who went out of their way to accommodate our needs.  I enjoyed everything...the hotels, the food, the people, and the unique character of each country we visited.  We were very lucky to have had beautiful weather.  As Dianne mentioned, it would have been nice to have had a copy of your Thimphu Festival Description paper as we were a bit lost at the event.  I appreciated the school


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  • Thank you for such an amazing journey Australia Trip Date:
    Sept 18 - Oct 05, 2014
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    Thank you for such an amazing journey ( Thank you for such an amazing journey)
    5 "Tracy C" TID 8523 (Three Himalayas Kingdom) - 18 Sept - 05 Oct, 2014 Good morning! Sorry to take so long to write a review for you. I am just starting to get well again and back to normal.I hope some of the others in the group have written also.Well what a journey

    TID 8523 (Three Himalayas Kingdom) - 18 Sept - 05 Oct, 2014 Good morning! Sorry to take so long to write a review for you. I am just starting to get well again and back to normal.I hope some of the others in the group have written also.Well what a journey we had with Wind horse tours and their amazing tour guides in Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan.Throughout the trip different members came down with illness but with the help, v Guide and support of each other and our beautiful guides we soldiered on J.In Tibet with Neymah we were well taken


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  • Bhutan in particular is a beautiful country to which I would like to return in the future. Elk Grove, California,USA Trip Date:
    Sept 25-Oct 08, 2014
    Rating:
    Bhutan in particular is a beautiful country to which I would like to return in the future. ( Bhutan in particular is a beautiful country to which I would like to return in the future.)
    5 "Ellen V" Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 780 Sept 25 – Oct08, 2014 Thanks to Wind Horse for arranging such an incredible trip! We had a great group of people and wonderful guides and drivers who went out of their way to accommodate our needs. I enjoyed everything...the hotels, the food, the people, and

    Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 780 Sept 25 – Oct08, 2014 Thanks to Wind Horse for arranging such an incredible trip! We had a great group of people and wonderful guides and drivers who went out of their way to accommodate our needs. I enjoyed everything...the hotels, the food, the people, and the unique character of each country we visited. We were very lucky to have had beautiful weather. As Dianne mentioned, it would have been nice to have had a copy of your Thimphu Festival Description paper as we were a bit lost at the event. I appreciated the school visit


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  • I especially appreciated the opportunity to have a meal with a Bhutanese family. Orinda,California,USA Trip Date:
    Sept 25 – Oct 08, 2014
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    I especially appreciated the opportunity to have a meal with a Bhutanese family. ( I especially appreciated the opportunity to have a meal with a Bhutanese family.)
    5 "Ms Dianne S" Three Himalayas Kingdom, TID 780, Sept 25 – Oct 08, 2014 We had wonderful guides who went out of their way to see to our every need.One thing that I would really have appreciated would have been the Festival information that we discovered on your website when we returned. This information

    Three Himalayas Kingdom, TID 780, Sept 25 – Oct 08, 2014 We had wonderful guides who went out of their way to see to our every need.One thing that I would really have appreciated would have been the Festival information that we discovered on your website when we returned. This information listed all of the dances included in the Festival and explained their meaning. It would have been so helpful to our understanding of the beautiful spectacle, if we had had a printout available to us when we were in attendance. I especially appreciated the opportunity to have a meal with a


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  • I cannot properly express in words how much I enjoyed my introduction to Bhutan California,95624, USA Trip Date:
    Sept 25 to Oct 08,2014
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    I cannot properly express in words how much I enjoyed my introduction to Bhutan ( I cannot properly express in words how much I enjoyed my introduction to Bhutan)
    5 "Ms Jennifer M V" Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 780, (Sept 25 to Oct 08,2014) Dear Anand, - It was a pleasure to provide initial comments on our tour by phone and I am happy to expand upon them in writing. I found the Three Himalayan Kingdom tour to be a truly fascinating experience. Visiting Tibet,

    Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 780, (Sept 25 to Oct 08,2014) Dear Anand, - It was a pleasure to provide initial comments on our tour by phone and I am happy to expand upon them in writing. I found the Three Himalayan Kingdom tour to be a truly fascinating experience. Visiting Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan on the same trip highlighted the cultural and religious similarities as well as the distinct differences between these regional neighbors. For me the real highlight of the trip was Bhutan and I quickly realized after we arrived from Nepal that the Bhutan portion of the trip was


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  • The archery caught everyone’s attention! Australia Trip Date:
    Sept 18-Oct 05,2014
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    The archery caught everyone’s attention! ( The archery caught everyone’s attention!)
    5 "Eve & Alan Lowson" Dear Anand, Thank you for your request of a review for our tour with Wind horse that Tracy put together with you for us.First up the tour leaders were wonderful. Special thanks to Neyma in who took care of us in Tibet. He took me and another friend to Lhasa hospital

    Dear Anand, Thank you for your request of a review for our tour with Wind horse that Tracy put together with you for us.First up the tour leaders were wonderful. Special thanks to Neyma in who took care of us in Tibet. He took me and another friend to Lhasa hospital the day after we arrived and organized a consultation with a Doctor as we were so ill. My husband came too and helped us, we were so grateful to Neyma for this. (We had bad flu and altitude sickness). We were very grateful for the treatment we received and how


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  • The culture of both counties was amazing. Encanto, La Quinta CA, USA Trip Date:
    June 12-25,2014
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    The culture of both counties was amazing. ( The culture of both counties was amazing.)
    5 "Sandy L" Three Himalayan Kingdoms, TID 8513 ( 12.0614 to 25.06.14) Trip was wonderful. All hotels had shampoo and soap so it would be better weight wise not to advise people to take their own. Food at Thimphu hotel was not good. Moldy bread etc. The hotel it's self was nice. All

    Three Himalayan Kingdoms, TID 8513 ( 12.0614 to 25.06.14) Trip was wonderful. All hotels had shampoo and soap so it would be better weight wise not to advise people to take their own. Food at Thimphu hotel was not good. Moldy bread etc. The hotel it's self was nice. All of our guides and drivers were very good. Only one day in Bhutan at the furtherest city we had nothing to do from 1:30 in the afternoon. So that was too much down time. The culture of both counties was amazing. We are hoping many of our friends will travel with


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  • All in the entire trip was a pleasant, memorable experience that we really enjoyed. Toronto,Canada,Ontario. Trip Date:
    Oct 07-20 2013.
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    All in the entire trip was a pleasant, memorable experience that we really enjoyed. ( All in the entire trip was a pleasant, memorable experience that we really enjoyed.)
    5 "Ngai So Chu" Three Himalayan Kingdom TID:663 (Oct 07-20 2013) Hi Anand, We would like to make a few comments. The room we stayed at Kyichu Hotel in Lhasa, China was the worst in the trip. Maybe we were just unlucky. The bathroom was dirty with molds. The water temperature of the shower

    Three Himalayan Kingdom TID:663 (Oct 07-20 2013) Hi Anand, We would like to make a few comments. The room we stayed at Kyichu Hotel in Lhasa, China was the worst in the trip. Maybe we were just unlucky. The bathroom was dirty with molds. The water temperature of the shower was hard to control and unstable that one could easily get scalded. The room had no AC. When we complained the room was cold, the hotel staff put a portable heater with humidifier in the room, which was good and much appreciated. Still it was hard to get the right


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  • IT WAS A MARVELOUS ADVENTURE. United States,New Jersey. Trip Date:
    Oct 7-20, 2013
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    IT WAS A MARVELOUS ADVENTURE. ( IT WAS A MARVELOUS ADVENTURE.)
    5 "Nancy R" Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 663:Oct. 07-20,2013 I RECENTLY RETURNED HOME FROM A TRIP I TOOK WITH YOUR COMPANY TO TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN WHICH LEFT ON OCTOBER 5, 2013. IT WAS A MARVELOUS ADVENTURE. OUR GROUP OF 8 WERE TRAVELERS FROM CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES - 5 AND 3

    Three Himalayan Kingdom TID 663:Oct. 07-20,2013 I RECENTLY RETURNED HOME FROM A TRIP I TOOK WITH YOUR COMPANY TO TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN WHICH LEFT ON OCTOBER 5, 2013. IT WAS A MARVELOUS ADVENTURE. OUR GROUP OF 8 WERE TRAVELERS FROM CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES - 5 AND 3 RESPECTIVELY. WE WERE VERY COMPATIBLE AND HAD SUCH FUN TOGETHER ON OUR JOURNEY. AT THIS TIME,I WOULD LIKE TO COMPLIMENT YOU UPON YOUR SELECTION OF OUR GUIDES. OUR GUIDE FROM TIBET, NIMA, WAS EXCELLENT. HE WAS VERY INFORMATIVE AND KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT HIS COUNTRY, CULTURE, AND CUSTOMS AND SHARED MANY INTERESTING


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  • And all our requests were promptly addressed and answered. Canada Trip Date:
    Oct 7 - 20,2013
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    And all our requests were promptly addressed and answered. ( And all our requests were promptly addressed and answered.)
    5 "Olga k & Mikhail P" TID 663 Three Himalayan Kingdom Our general view is that our trip was great and exceeded our expectations in terms of sightseeing and accommodation. The trip was also flexible enough, and the guides were trying to do their best in showing us their respective countries and organizing our daily activities.

    TID 663 Three Himalayan Kingdom Our general view is that our trip was great and exceeded our expectations in terms of sightseeing and accommodation. The trip was also flexible enough, and the guides were trying to do their best in showing us their respective countries and organizing our daily activities. There was also a lot of personal attention from local tour operators, and all our requests were promptly addressed and answered. Thank you very much!These are the weak spots which need improvement:Tibet - the local guide's (first name Nima) command of English needs to be improved. He had a good


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  • Bhutan was amazing and our guide (Ugyen) was also wonderful…very fun and full of knowledge Kelowna, Canada Trip Date:
    Nov 16 –30, 2011
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    Bhutan was amazing and our guide (Ugyen) was also wonderful…very fun and full of knowledge ( Bhutan was amazing and our guide (Ugyen) was also wonderful…very fun and full of knowledge)
    5 "Eve W." Three Himalayan Kingdom for Eve & Tooby Nov 16 – Nov 30 2011 Hello Ugen! Sorry I haven't had a chance to write a review yet of our experience with Wind Horse, but we had a wonderful time. Bhutan was amazing and our guide (Ugyen) was also wonderful...very fun and full of

    Three Himalayan Kingdom for Eve & Tooby Nov 16 – Nov 30 2011 Hello Ugen! Sorry I haven't had a chance to write a review yet of our experience with Wind Horse, but we had a wonderful time. Bhutan was amazing and our guide (Ugyen) was also wonderful...very fun and full of knowledge. Since we were not with a group it was all the more wonderful that we had a great guide and driver. I am still traveling so will submit my comment when I have a moment of quite. Thank you again,


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  • I want to thank you for all the fine arrangements you made for us at every step of the way Vancouver, Canada Trip Date:
    April 17 - May 10, 2011.
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    I want to thank you for all the fine arrangements you made for us at every step of the way ( I want to thank you for all the fine arrangements you made for us at every step of the way)
    5 "Pamela P" Kuzuzangpo Ugen, Your message of April 24th was waiting when we returned home to Vancouver; I did not have my computer with me so did not get your email en route. I want to thank you for all the fine arrangements you made for us at every step of the way.

    Kuzuzangpo Ugen, Your message of April 24th was waiting when we returned home to Vancouver; I did not have my computer with me so did not get your email en route. I want to thank you for all the fine arrangements you made for us at every step of the way. All went smoothly, and as you had advised us about "bare minimum" hotels after Shigatse, we were prepared with sleeping bags, etc. Thought you might enjoy seeing a few images of the adventure, including some faces that might be familiar to you. Again, thank you so much for a job


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  • Thank you for organizing a most interesting and enjoyable experience. New Jersy, USA Trip Date:
    Oct 04-18,2010
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    Thank you for organizing a most interesting and enjoyable experience. ( Thank you for organizing a most interesting and enjoyable experience.)
    5 "Jutta Levin" Himalayan Kingdoms for Desmond & Levin Private : Oct 04 2010 to Oct 18 2010 Dear Ugen, We just got back from our wonderful trip. Your organization was perfect - everything went well, as we expected. Our guides were all very good; knowledgeable, helpful, and responsive to our wishes. Our favorite

    Himalayan Kingdoms for Desmond & Levin Private : Oct 04 2010 to Oct 18 2010 Dear Ugen, We just got back from our wonderful trip. Your organization was perfect - everything went well, as we expected. Our guides were all very good; knowledgeable, helpful, and responsive to our wishes. Our favorite by far was Dawa in Tibet; he was just outstanding in his desire to educate us about his country and to make our stay there as pleasant and interesting as possible. Above all, he is a wonderful human being whom we were proud to call our friend after just a


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  • I had an amazing time and we shall remember throughout our life!! London, UK Trip Date:
    Sept 22, 2010
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    I had an amazing time and we shall remember throughout our life!! ( I had an amazing time and we shall remember throughout our life!!)
    5 "Michele A" Ugen, This is just a quick email to thank you one more time for the great support and wonderful itinerary you had put together for us. Maximo and I had an amazing time and we shall remember throughout our life!! Best Regards, Michele - Tibet, Nepal & Bhutan Private trip Sept

    Ugen, This is just a quick email to thank you one more time for the great support and wonderful itinerary you had put together for us. Maximo and I had an amazing time and we shall remember throughout our life!! Best Regards, Michele - Tibet, Nepal & Bhutan Private trip Sept 2010.


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  • My trip through Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan was exactly what I had hoped for. Palo Alto, California Trip Date:
    Aug 15 - Sept -1, 2010
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    My trip through Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan was exactly what I had hoped for. ( My trip through Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan was exactly what I had hoped for.)
    5 "Sid Esp" Thank you, Wind Horse Tours ! My trip through Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan was exactly what I had hoped for. The guides were top-notch and I was thrilled that, since I was traveling alone, they tailored the entire trip in light of my priorities, like photography. We spent hours chatting

    Thank you, Wind Horse Tours ! My trip through Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan was exactly what I had hoped for. The guides were top-notch and I was thrilled that, since I was traveling alone, they tailored the entire trip in light of my priorities, like photography. We spent hours chatting with monks and locals, ate incredible food, traveled through spectacular landscapes, stayed away from the tourist traps, and frankly, really experienced all three cultures. Feel free to use this email as a testimonial. I would recommend Wind Horse without hesitation. Keep up the good work." Sid ( TID 344; Tibet Everest


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  • All and all we enjoyed the trip very much and would certainly recommend Windhorse Tours to our friends. All of the guides and drivers were excellent Reno, NV Trip Date:
    Oct 25, 2007
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    All and all we enjoyed the trip very much and would certainly recommend Windhorse Tours to our friends. All of the guides and drivers were excellent ( All and all we enjoyed the trip very much and would certainly recommend Windhorse Tours to our friends. All of the guides and drivers were excellent)
    5 "Barbara D and Bobby A" Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan Oct 2007 Hi Postak We were very pleased at your agents' prompt response to our plight -- especially being picked up and taken care of for our overnight in Chengdu. Actually had a wonderful dinner at the Thai restaurant next to the Traffic Hotel. All and all we enjoyed

    Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan Oct 2007 Hi Postak We were very pleased at your agents' prompt response to our plight -- especially being picked up and taken care of for our overnight in Chengdu. Actually had a wonderful dinner at the Thai restaurant next to the Traffic Hotel. All and all we enjoyed the trip very much and would certainly recommend Windhorse Tours to our friends. All of the guides and drivers were excellent. Only disappointments were a few of the hotels. The Capital Hotel first night in Beijing was a little sparse (although understandable to be close to flight) and the last


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  • The food was great, the guides were superb – i loved them! – and the hotels, for the most part were fine LA, California, USA Trip Date:
    Sept 10-23,2007
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    The food was great, the guides were superb – i loved them! – and the hotels, for the most part were fine ( The food was great, the guides were superb – i loved them! – and the hotels, for the most part were fine)
    5 "Beverly L" Three Himalayan Kingdoms (Sep 10-23, 2007) Dear Postak and Ugen: i want to thank you both for a wonderful trip. It was awesome for both my husband and i, and i could see all your hard work in arranging such a complicated venture! The food was great, the guides were

    Three Himalayan Kingdoms (Sep 10-23, 2007) Dear Postak and Ugen: i want to thank you both for a wonderful trip. It was awesome for both my husband and i, and i could see all your hard work in arranging such a complicated venture! The food was great, the guides were superb - i loved them! - and the hotels, for the most part were fine. My only complaint about this is the hotel we stayed in at the beijing airport was not very nice. my recommendation to you is, in the future, if people such as myself are not really


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  • I am so glad to have the opportunity to tell you how much Ann and I enjoyed our trip. Universal City, TX Trip Date:
    Sept 25,2006
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    I am so glad to have the opportunity to tell you how much Ann and I enjoyed our trip. ( I am so glad to have the opportunity to tell you how much Ann and I enjoyed our trip.)
    5 "Ramelle Glasscock" Bhutan & Tibet Sept & Oct 2006 I am so glad to have the opportunity to tell you how much Ann and I enjoyed our trip. Tibet: It was Nobu and the first was Dente (spellings all wrong probably). Norbu was particularly interesting and so smart. He has a farm outside

    Bhutan & Tibet Sept & Oct 2006 I am so glad to have the opportunity to tell you how much Ann and I enjoyed our trip. Tibet: It was Nobu and the first was Dente (spellings all wrong probably). Norbu was particularly interesting and so smart. He has a farm outside the city, but lives in the city with his family. He goes to school during the winter. Our cute female guide in Chengdu also, went to school to learn more about the tourist industry. Peldon, in Bhutan, was ideal. He was considerate and thoughtful of all of us and fun to


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  • As a global statement we can say the trip was a success and provided us a rich and enjoyable experience, full of highlights. Belgium Trip Date:
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    As a global statement we can say the trip was a success and provided us a rich and enjoyable experience, full of highlights. ( As a global statement we can say the trip was a success and provided us a rich and enjoyable experience, full of highlights.)
    5 "Marc J" Dear Postak Shrestha, Here with the feedback you requested about our trip. It reflects of course my personal opinion, but most probably it also translates to a large extent evaluation of the whole group of participants as we had sufficient opportunities to exchange opinions during the trip. As a global statement we

    Dear Postak Shrestha, Here with the feedback you requested about our trip. It reflects of course my personal opinion, but most probably it also translates to a large extent evaluation of the whole group of participants as we had sufficient opportunities to exchange opinions during the trip. As a global statement we can say the trip was a success and provided us a rich and enjoyable experience, full of highlights. The organization was OK and the program captivating, up to breathtaking. More in detail: Bhutan Bhutanese nature is quite particular, mountains, forests, wild, and…still very virgin. Access is laborious, even main roads are narrow


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  • Choki in Bhutan was excellent and Dawa in Tibet a really nice guy. New York Trip Date:
    Sept, 06,2005
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    Choki in Bhutan was excellent and Dawa in Tibet a really nice guy. ( Choki in Bhutan was excellent and Dawa in Tibet a really nice guy.)
    5 "Stuart Parkin " Ugen, 09/06/2005 We had a great trip and I wanted to thank you for your part in making it so!! Choki in Bhutan was excellent and Dawa in Tibet a really nice guy. My only comment however is that Dawa's English speaking ability was limited and this effected the quality of our

    Ugen, 09/06/2005 We had a great trip and I wanted to thank you for your part in making it so!! Choki in Bhutan was excellent and Dawa in Tibet a really nice guy. My only comment however is that Dawa's English speaking ability was limited and this effected the quality of our experience. Choki and Dawa were keen for us to provide comments - I don't have the forms any more but will happily complete them if you can email copies. Thanks once again. Sincerely,


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  • Bhutan was wonderful!! My guide was very knowledgeable and attentive. San Francisco , CA Trip Date:
    July,09,2004
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    Bhutan was wonderful!! My guide was very knowledgeable and attentive. ( Bhutan was wonderful!! My guide was very knowledgeable and attentive.)
    5 "Chien Hwa Chao" Three Himalayan Kingdoms Bhutan was wonderful!! My guide was very knowledgeable and attentive. Plus, Bhutan was so much more beautiful and pleasant than Tibet and Nepal . In fact, I have been raving about Bhutan to all my friends as THE Buddhist country to visit. Nepal was okay and bit polluted.

    Three Himalayan Kingdoms Bhutan was wonderful!! My guide was very knowledgeable and attentive. Plus, Bhutan was so much more beautiful and pleasant than Tibet and Nepal . In fact, I have been raving about Bhutan to all my friends as THE Buddhist country to visit. Nepal was okay and bit polluted. Our guide was very Knowledgeable. Thailand was wonderful as well, especially Bangkok !! I am so thankful that you recommended the extension there!! I only got to spend a day with my guide/handler in Bangkok , but she made a lasting impression


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