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About Trophel Tours and Treks
Trophel Tours & Treks is essentially a family run business managed by Chencho, Sonam and Pem (Father, daughter, and son). Wondering about ‘MOTHER’ Well! Lalita’s hands are full managing the local joint Sonam Trophel restaurant. We are based out of Paro Bhutan and welcomed our first guest in 2007. Our team are extremely passionate about BHUTAN and aspire to create meaningful local experiences with focus on authenticity and sustainability. Our trips are an opportunity to meet and connect with local people and to forge lifelong friendships. We simply want our clients to experience Bhutan, as we LOCALs do #NOFILTER. Every itinerary is thoroughly vetted from our personal local experience on the ground and it encourages you to become an engaged traveler through interactions with the local communities. Our philosophy is a simple one; to offer you the best possible local experience and contribute to the development of local communities. We understand the only way to achieve this is to have
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Car Rental

Bhutan's remote location and mountainous terrain place some considerable constraints on travel and transportation, as does the country's strict tourism policy aimed at regulating tourist arrivals. Therefore it is essential for a safe and reliable transport arrangements.
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1 to 9 hours
from $106.67

Bhutanese Cooking Class

Bhutanese cuisines are undeniably one of the easiest food to cook and its simplicity is what makes it delicious. And what other better way to immerse in the local culture, than learning to cook like a Bhutanese. Hallmark of Bhutanese food is a generous use of Cheese and Chilies. Basic Staple food includes Red rice and Curry: of curries, the most popular one is Emma Datsi (Literal Translation would be Chilies and Cheese Curry) Chili in Bhutan is predominantly a vegetable versus a condiment.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $615.39


The Chele- La pass ( 3810m) is the highest motor-able pass in Bhutan. The road meanders through pristine blue pine forest for about 37 kilometers and on a clear day one can witness Bhutan highest mountain Jhomolhari ( 7314 meters).

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Duration: 5- 6 hours and 2-3 hours of driving
Distance – 26 km oneway, 15 km gradual ascent ( Paro Cheila), 15 km gradual descent( Cheila Paro)
Trail condition: 100 percent road and valley riding
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Bike: TREK
Guide with support Vehicle
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5 hours
from $307.70
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Chris W wrote a review Mar 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates31 contributions8 helpful votes
Thanks to Sonam and Vishal for organizing a fantastic trip. Not to forget my guides Gems and Yuri who made my trip an unforgettable experience. Accommodation, sightseeing, history and food was perfect. I can only recommend Trophel Tours. Many thanks
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Date of experience: February 2020
Ian G wrote a review Feb 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand10 contributions2 helpful votes
Review of: Car Rental
Amazing, we had a car, driver and guide. Perfect, attentive and supportive guys the whole time. Travelling with a wheelchair and yet still wanting to explore can be a challenge but these guys adapted immediately, rolled with our timings and were fun, knowledgeable and
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Date of experience: January 2020
raytirth wrote a review Dec 2019
6 contributions2 helpful votes
We, family of three from Kolkata, just concluded a 6D/7N pleasure trip in Bhutan organized through Trophel. I got reference of Vishal from neighbor, who visited in 2018. We were a mid section category traveller as against budget or premier ones. Planning is a major part, where I
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Date of experience: December 2019
Joseph Mathias wrote a review Dec 2019
4 contributions10 helpful votes
We found Trophel Tours contact through Trip Advisor when we thought of visiting Bhutan at the Last moment. We contacted them through mail and Mr. Vishal & Mrs. Sonam were very prompt in answering all our requirements and doubts. Tour was nicely arranged as per our requirement
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Date of experience: December 2019
688karinf wrote a review Dec 2019
Lawrence, Kansas13 contributions5 helpful votes
This was by far the smoothest tour I have ever been on. Everything was taken care of for us, and we had a wonderful time. The hotels were comfortable and clean, and the food was delicious. Please know that if you are vegan, it is a bit of a challenge to eat there, since most of
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Date of experience: November 2019