This 5 night (6 day) stay is the basic introduction to to Bhutan. Visit Paro and the national museum on the 1st day. Then on to Dochula Pass and Punakha, Wangduephodrang, Sightseeing in Thimphu our capital city. You will see temples, archery matches, visit the national zoo to see a Tarkin the national animal found only in Bhutan. On the next to last day you can hike to the world famous Taktsang temple, perched on the side of a cliff, where the Guru Rinpoche brought Buddhism to Bhutan by flying on the back of a tigress.
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Our site Bhutan Travel has been on the internet since 1996 as Bootan.com and is owned by Sonam Dolma, a Bhutanese citizen living in Seattle, Washington with her family since 1994. Under the internet domain name of Bootan.com Sonam has been arranging travel for guests from around the world to “Drukyul”, the Thunder Dragon Kingdom ever since.
Over the years, Sonam has built a reputation for being the bridge between Bhutan and the rest of the world. She is your first point of contact and conducts all the preliminary arrangements for our guests. Once you arrive in Bhutan, our family takes over and the transition is seamless. This has been a distinct advantage for us to have Sonam who has lived in both East and West as she understands what is important to western travelers and conveys those wishes to us her family. The result is a well crafted tour, exemplary service and attention to detail including personal touches which distinguishes our tours from the rest. This makes for happy clients and a deep sense of gratification for a job well done for us the providers!
Sonam and her relatives in Bhutan were among the 1st authorized private tour agents and guides in the Kingdom. www.Bootan.com was the very 1st Bhutanese website on the internet owned by a Bhutanese citizen, and was the 1st website dedicated to travel to the Kingdom. Having been educated in Bhutan and abroad, as well as her family and our tour guides, you can not get more sympathetic hosts and guides. All of our family, business partners, & guides speak excellent english and many have spent quite a bit of time in the USA, UK, and other countries, so we understand your expectations and concerns.
Bhutan Travel is the epitome of hospitality in Bhutan. As our guest you won’t find yourself herded around in a of crowd of fifty other tourist, while your agent puts you in cut-rate hotels. Our agents are our family members and our focus is on the personal touch smaller select groups deserve. Each of our guests get to see Bhutan as honored visitors. You set the tone for the interactions you wish to have while on a tour in Bhutan, but we make sure you have the best experience with our famous Bhutanese hospitality, by having your own guides, a custom itinerary, private transportation.