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Rainbow Photo Tours of Bhutan

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Travel in cars, not a bus, and go where others don't. Fifteen days in country--we traverse the entire country and then fly back to Paro via the new Yongphula airport. We host two private festivals and we have access to temples and dressing rooms...more
Thimphu 1704, Bhutan
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All reviews small group professional photographer cultural immersion far exceeded my expectations unique culture local communities each couple had their own photographic opportunities fewer tourists cultural exchange personalized tour rice beautiful scenery tiger's nest an adventure robin freedom
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

My father an I recently returned from the fall 2018 tour, and as several of my tour companions have already stated, the way Robin and Rainbow Photo Tours of Bhutan organize the trip is absolutely, positively outstanding. Truly, there aren't enough positive adjectives to describe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank skylandchinooks
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Recently, my wife Virginia and I joined Robin Smile's Rainbow Photo Tours of Bhutan. With a doubt, this tour adopts a unique approach that allowed us to explore the special culture of Bhutan and embrace the very special people of Bhutan. The up to 16...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SterlingTie
Reviewed November 14, 2018

There are two bold statements in that one sentence so let me break it down. First, it's quite an assertion to say that "everyone" should visit this place or that place. One can easily and casually assume that because one likes a given destination everyone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

The people of Bhutan are interesting & very welcoming & Robin arranged for us to have delightful & education interactions at every turn. We learned so much about Buddhism & how this country is trying to hold tight to its culture while still welcoming some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sara Jo L
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is absolutely the best tour of Bhutan that you will ever see!! This is our second time going with Robin Smilie. He not only organizes the best guides and drivers and hotels but he creates experiences through his interaction with the locals. Two private...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank purcellstravel
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Rainbow Photo Tours was THE BEST in every way. The tour is very well organized throughout. The personalized relationships with all the drivers and guides who took care of us on a rotating basis enabled each couple a private tour, stopping to take photographs wherever...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephanie M
RainbowPhotoTours, Owner at Rainbow Photo Tours of Bhutan, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thanks so much for the kind words, I have sent a copy to the guides and drivers because in the end, they are the ones that made your tour memorable. You and Mark were delightful people to share Bhutan with, throughout the tour I could...More

Reviewed October 23, 2018

My wife and I and 3 friends have been waiting a couple of years to join Robin on the Rainbow Photography tour of Bhutan. We travel all over the world on small group tours - mainly looking for cultural exchange with the local people. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gerry H
RainbowPhotoTours, Owner at Rainbow Photo Tours of Bhutan, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thanks, Gerry, for the kind words. You guys were fun to have along and I hope our paths someday cross again. I will copy and send your comments to the guys, they will appreciate your words, they enjoy meeting folks like you and sharing their...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were fortunate to see Bhutan with Robin’s tour in April, 2018. We are still learning with respect to photography but what we were looking for was the opportunity to have experiences to see the country by really experiencing the culture and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 774PatA
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Complete Immersion: Bhutan experience 585340683 Rainbow Photo Tours offer very unique program for Photographers (although non Photographers will enjoy it and will fit in well too) . The places w visited, the activities we did and and opportunity we had to interact with the Natives...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

My wife and I joined Robin's April adventures in Bhutan this year. We have traveled all over the world and joined many tours. None can match Rainbow in sharing a unique culture and lifestyle, providing the connections between place, lifestyle, and people. I am a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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