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  • Above the cloud at summit.
    Darjeeling Sandakphu Trek (India)

    Rebekah Bell

    Melbourne, Australia Trip Date:
    Nov 06 - 18, 2015
    Rating:
    Darjeeling Sandakphu Trek (India) ( Darjeeling Sandakphu Trek (India))
    5 "Rebekah Bell" Following the touring we completed the six day Sandakphu trek along the border of Nepal and Darjeeling, India. Unlike the treks in Bhutan, which are wilderness treks where you have to camp each night, the Sandakphu trek was a cultural tea house based trek. While the terrain for the Sandakphu

    Following the touring we completed the six day Sandakphu trek along the border of Nepal and Darjeeling, India. Unlike the treks in Bhutan, which are wilderness treks where you have to camp each night, the Sandakphu trek was a cultural tea house based trek. While the terrain for the Sandakphu trek was much easier than the trekking terrain in Bhutan, the Sandakphu trek was really enjoyable because of all the interaction with the local people along the way. Our very experienced guide, Dawa, seemed to know someone in every village and we were welcomed into people’s houses wherever we went,


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  • I would like to thank everyone for their help in such a splendid trip.

    Avril

    Mill Valley, CA, USA Trip Date:
    April 05 - 16, 2015
    Rating:
    I would like to thank everyone for their help in such a splendid trip. ( I would like to thank everyone for their help in such a splendid trip.)
    4 "Avril" Dear Anand - Thank you so much for your email. I was planning on writing and giving my thoughts, but you prompted me to get started. Firstly,  I would like to thank everyone for their help in such  a splendid trip.  We thoroughly enjoyed every moment.For the sake of simplicity and time,

    Dear Anand - Thank you so much for your email. I was planning on writing and giving my thoughts, but you prompted me to get started. Firstly,  I would like to thank everyone for their help in such  a splendid trip.  We thoroughly enjoyed every moment.For the sake of simplicity and time, I will condense my comments instead of in a paragraph form.  ORGANIZATION Excellent. Over the course of the past year, my questions were always answered promptly and professionally. GUIDES. Excellent. Very attentive and wanting to please. DRIVERS Excellent. I still admire the way they navigated the mountain turns! ACCOMMODATION. Excellent. One exception being Hotel Y.T. Punakha.  Not


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  • Sandakhphu trek
    We have had the chance that everyone had a good experience of mountaineering treks and kept smiling all over these holidays.

    Micheal Blondel & Group

    Paul Huvelin Sainte Foy les Lyon, France Trip Date:
    Oct 31-Nov 15, 2014
    Rating:
    We have had the chance that everyone had a good experience of mountaineering treks and kept smiling all over these holidays. ( We have had the chance that everyone had a good experience of mountaineering treks and kept smiling all over these holidays.)
    5 "Micheal Blondel & Group" TID 8529 (31 Oct to Nov 15) 2014 - Blondel Group -Sandakphu trek (Guide Anthony) After a former trip in the Annapurnas in Nepal, our group of 6 friends wanted to spend some time in discovering the Indian Himalaya. We have been travelling for a little more than a fortnight with

    TID 8529 (31 Oct to Nov 15) 2014 - Blondel Group -Sandakphu trek (Guide Anthony) After a former trip in the Annapurnas in Nepal, our group of 6 friends wanted to spend some time in discovering the Indian Himalaya. We have been travelling for a little more than a fortnight with your company, and we have achieved a nice trip at the nepalese boarder, nearby the majestuous Kanchenjunga. Two parts had been pointed in the program we had dealt with you: one as trekking on Singalila range, the other as visiting the old buddhist temples of the former Sikkim kingdom. Actually we


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  • I am so pleased that we chose a tour group that is not only run by Bhutanese but also has a strong track record and an office presence in the United States

    Peter Wright

    Santa Barbara ,California USA Trip Date:
    Oct 03 - 19, 2014
    Rating:
    I am so pleased that we chose a tour group that is not only run by Bhutanese but also has a strong track record and an office presence in the United States ( I am so pleased that we chose a tour group that is not only run by Bhutanese but also has a strong track record and an office presence in the United States)
    5 "Peter Wright" TID 781 (Oct 03 - 19, 2014) My partner and I recently participated in the Windhorse Tour to Bhutan, Sikkim and Darjeeling. We had a marvelous time. We were both extremely impressed with the knowledge and enthusiasm of our Bhutanese Guide, Sonam. And our bus driver, Arun, did an amazing job

    TID 781 (Oct 03 - 19, 2014) My partner and I recently participated in the Windhorse Tour to Bhutan, Sikkim and Darjeeling. We had a marvelous time. We were both extremely impressed with the knowledge and enthusiasm of our Bhutanese Guide, Sonam. And our bus driver, Arun, did an amazing job keeping us all safe amidst the traffic on the curving mountain roads. Our guide in Sikkim and Darjeeling was excellent as well. Plus, the Windhorse office staff was efficient and did all they could to make the appropriate arrangements for the trip in a timely fashion. I am so pleased


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  • Bhutan is a beautiful country made more so by the art, architecture and customs of its people

    Lindsay Holgrem & John Anderson

    USA Trip Date:
    Rating:
    Bhutan is a beautiful country made more so by the art, architecture and customs of its people ( Bhutan is a beautiful country made more so by the art, architecture and customs of its people)
    5 "Lindsay Holgrem & John Anderson" Bhutan, India, Sikkim Tour Dear Amit, We were very happy with the Complete Bhutan tour.  A good guide can make such a difference in one’s enjoyment of a tour and Sonam was wonderful.  He’s very open and friendly and we learned a lot about Bhutan from him, not only about the places

    Bhutan, India, Sikkim Tour Dear Amit, We were very happy with the Complete Bhutan tour.  A good guide can make such a difference in one’s enjoyment of a tour and Sonam was wonderful.  He’s very open and friendly and we learned a lot about Bhutan from him, not only about the places we visited, but also the food and customs and religion.  Gudu was an excellent driver and also a pleasant traveling companion.  We were very fortunate to have good weather almost the whole time.  We found the Bhutanese to be friendly, particularly the children.  We were happy with the accommodations; we


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  • My wife and I would like to thank Wind Horse for organizing an awesome trip through Nepal, Bhutan, n Sikkim and Darjeeling

    Isabella & Bernard J

    24th road, Bandra, (W) Mumbai. Trip Date:
    Oct 27 -Nov 12, 2014
    Rating:
    My wife and I would like to thank Wind Horse for organizing an awesome trip through Nepal, Bhutan, n Sikkim and Darjeeling ( My wife and I would like to thank Wind Horse for organizing an awesome trip through Nepal, Bhutan, n Sikkim and Darjeeling)
    5 "Isabella & Bernard J" Bhutan Festival & Sikkim -Extension tour in Nepal (27th Oct- 12th Nov 2014)  TID My wife and I would like to thank Wind Horse for organizing an awesome trip through Nepal, Bhutan, n Sikkim and Darjeeling. (Bhutan Festival – 24.10 – 11.11). We found this tour operator through internet and Wind

    Bhutan Festival & Sikkim -Extension tour in Nepal (27th Oct- 12th Nov 2014)  TID My wife and I would like to thank Wind Horse for organizing an awesome trip through Nepal, Bhutan, n Sikkim and Darjeeling. (Bhutan Festival – 24.10 – 11.11). We found this tour operator through internet and Wind horse reacted immediately to our enquires and provided excellent service from the first contact till the end of the trip We spent two days in Kathmandu, with a very professional guide and driver, before entering Bhutan. Here we met Nim, our guide, and Tashi, our driver and three fabulous ladies


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  • We had an excellent experience not only in Bhutan, but also in Sikkim and Darjeeling.

    Peter W

    Sonora Drive, Santa Barbara, California Trip Date:
    Oct. 03 - 19, 2014.
    Rating:
    We had an excellent experience not only in Bhutan, but also in Sikkim and Darjeeling. ( We had an excellent experience not only in Bhutan, but also in Sikkim and Darjeeling.)
    5 "Peter W" Bhutan Festival Sikkim Tour TID 781 Oct. 03 - 19, 2014. My partner and I recently participated in the Wind horse Tour to Bhutan, Sikkim and Darjeeling. We had a marvelous time. We were both extremely impressed with the knowledge and enthusiasm of our Bhutanese Guide, Sonam. And our bus driver,

    Bhutan Festival Sikkim Tour TID 781 Oct. 03 - 19, 2014. My partner and I recently participated in the Wind horse Tour to Bhutan, Sikkim and Darjeeling. We had a marvelous time. We were both extremely impressed with the knowledge and enthusiasm of our Bhutanese Guide, Sonam. And our bus driver, Arun, did an amazing job keeping us all safe amidst the traffic on the curving mountain roads. Our guide in Sikkim and Darjeeling was excellent as well. Plus, the Wind horse office staff was efficient and did all they could to make the appropriate arrangements for the trip in a


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  • On the way to Goechela from Lamuney with Guide Karma Lama
    Throughout the trip, he gave us the history and background of every place we visited

    David R & Carol

    Portland, USA Trip Date:
    Oct 12-25,2014
    Rating:
    Throughout the trip, he gave us the history and background of every place we visited ( Throughout the trip, he gave us the history and background of every place we visited)
    5 "David R & Carol" TID -8559 (Oct 12-25,2014) Guide Karma Lama Thank you. My wife Carol wrote a "review" of the trip and I am sending that. Our Goecha La trek was the trip of a lifetime. My husband, David Robinson and I had a fabulous time. Since you requested feedback, I will offer some

    TID -8559 (Oct 12-25,2014) Guide Karma Lama Thank you. My wife Carol wrote a "review" of the trip and I am sending that. Our Goecha La trek was the trip of a lifetime. My husband, David Robinson and I had a fabulous time. Since you requested feedback, I will offer some below. Karma, our leader, was an excellent guide. From the moment he met us at the Bagdogra airport, he was polite, personable and professional. Throughout the trip, he gave us the history and background of every place we visited. His knowledge added color and context. Our driver (Lokpa) was very


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  • I was provided with an abundance of information from the company

    Michele H

    Sonoma. Ft. Myers Florida 33908 USA Trip Date:
    3 to 14 Oct, 2014
    Rating:
    I was provided with an abundance of information from the company ( I was provided with an abundance of information from the company)
    5 "Michele H" Bhutan Festival & Sikkim Tour ( 3 to 14 Oct, 2014) TID 781 Dear Wind Horse and future Wind Horse travelers, I would like to start off by saying thank you for providing such an amazing trip! Touring Bhutan and India with Wind Horse was actually my first experience out of the country.

    Bhutan Festival & Sikkim Tour ( 3 to 14 Oct, 2014) TID 781 Dear Wind Horse and future Wind Horse travelers, I would like to start off by saying thank you for providing such an amazing trip! Touring Bhutan and India with Wind Horse was actually my first experience out of the country. I was provided with an abundance of information from the company, from helpful packing tips to how to obtain our Indian and Bhutan visas. Any questions that my travel partner or I had were answered in a very quick manner, which was greatly appreciated.


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  • I had great confidence in Arun’s ability to get us safely through any potential dangerous situations.

    Rosemary J

    crescent Vernon,CANADA Trip Date:
    3 to 14 Oct,2014
    Rating:
    I had great confidence in Arun’s ability to get us safely through any potential dangerous situations. ( I had great confidence in Arun’s ability to get us safely through any potential dangerous situations.)
    5 "Rosemary J" TID 781 Bhutan Festival & Sikkim Tour (3 to 14 Oct,2014) Dear Anand: Thanks for your email looking for comments about my trip recently to Bhutan. It was a thoroughly enjoyable trip and made doubly so by Sonam's (Pelden) professional ability to guide us. He paid attention to all members and I was

    TID 781 Bhutan Festival & Sikkim Tour (3 to 14 Oct,2014) Dear Anand: Thanks for your email looking for comments about my trip recently to Bhutan. It was a thoroughly enjoyable trip and made doubly so by Sonam's (Pelden) professional ability to guide us. He paid attention to all members and I was amazed at his knowledge of Buddhism and the life of the Bhutanese. Despite the road conditions as well I had great confidence in Arun's ability to get us safely through any potential dangerous situations. Some feedback: At some point in the tour I, and the other members, felt overwhelmed with visiting monasteries


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