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Bhutan exceeded all expectations

The only thing I would change is to spend more time in Bhutan. Was a perfect trip, the organisation... read more

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Word Class Service .....Catered to Every Need

3 day private Bhutan tour with Dolay as guide and Sunjee as driver. Saw key sites, learned a lot... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2020
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Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I did a 10 day tour with BTB and could not have been happier with our choice! Every aspect of the tour was superb. The itinerary was well-planned, interesting, and thorough. Our guide Thinley was fantastic. He was very friendly, spoke perfect English, explained things in a clear and thorough way, and answered our myriad of questions with patience. He was incredibly knowledgeable and tailored the activities to our interests (i.e. added a few extra hikes and went to some sights not on the original itinerary that we expressed interest in). Suman, our driver, was very helpful and drove exceptionally carefully and smoothly around the curvy mountain roads. The marketing team responded to our emails quickly and thoroughly (check your spam folder if you email them and don't hear back promptly, as they are very expedient in their replies). Everything about this tour was truly exceptional! Highly recommend BTB to anyone looking to travel to Bhutan!!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ChristinaD2519
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BhutanTravelBureau, Manager at Bhutan Travel Bureau, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2019

Dear Christina,

Thank you for your wonderful words. It gives us much joy and satisfaction to hear that you had a great time in Bhutan and that Thinley and Suman were able to modify the itinerary to match your interests. We hope you choose to visit Bhutan again sometime.

Thank you again for taking the time to write such a wonderful review.

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Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

Our ten day tour with Bhutan Travel Bureau was fantastic. Thinley was an excellent guide who spoke perfect English and was very knowledgeable and friendly. He was very kind and helpful but also allowed us time on our own when needed. Suman was a great driver. He drove smoothly, safely, and was also very helpful. The car (a new Toyota) was very comfortable and had lots of space for luggage and pillows for the passengers. The bureau was very helpful in tailoring a tour to our preferences and always went above and beyond when we had extra requests. Cannot recommend highly enough!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank stephenbW2380DP
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BhutanTravelBureau, Manager at Bhutan Travel Bureau, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2019

Dear Stephen,

Thank you for your wonderful review. We at BTB always strive for excellence and are glad that you found our services up to the mark. We hope you choose to visit Bhutan again and look forward to serving you again.

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Reviewed July 4, 2019

I spent 3 weeks of seamless travel with Bhutan Travel Bureau. They were exceptional. My guide and driver were incredibly knowledgable, attentive and determined to make my trip as enjoyable and extensive as possible. In addition to all the main attractions, they took me to places and set up experiences that not many travelers get to experience. Traveling alone, I wanted a tour company that had been around long enough to have an established track record and was large enough to have the sway get me into the better hotels/restaurants, but at the same time flexible enough to handle the whims of a solo traveler. BTB fit the bill. I cannot recommend them highly enough. Start to finish I was in good hands. All aspects off the trip--hotels, food, car, driver--were excellent. The director of BTB even met with me and explained he personally matches the guide to the tour/traveler based on the type of experience they are looking for. I was thrilled I chose them as my tour company.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Frank B
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BhutanTravelBureau, General Manager at Bhutan Travel Bureau, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words and we are so glad that you had a great time. Its indeed our pleasure and satisfaction hearing this and we have been and will always strive to make sure all of our valued guests have the most memorable and pleasant holiday in Bhutan

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Reviewed June 9, 2019

Was very easy to communicate via email, they were able to customize our trip to exactly what we wanted. Upon arrival the meet up was easy and on time. the accommodations were great, they food was great and our guide/driver even better. Great knowledge of the area, personable. They went above and beyond.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeremy B
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BhutanTravelBureau, General Manager at Bhutan Travel Bureau, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave your wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your Bhutan visit and hope you plan to visit Bhutan again with us

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Reviewed May 23, 2019

My wife and I (ages 71 and 76) are experienced independent travelers who were interested in exploring Bhutan. Although initially turned off by all of the rules and regulations (contracting with a government approved travel agent, with a fee of $250 per person per day that included most everything, etc.), we finally decided to go ahead with background reading and compiled a list of our Bhutan preferences to email to vendors. Responses varied, but Bhutan Travel Bureau (BTB) was our favorite. Our BTB contact, Thinley, was patient, prompt and incredibly competent in helping us arrive at our final private 18 day “tour”, encompassing western, central, and eastern Bhutan, starting 9 April 2019. What a fortunate decision!
BTB provided us with a wonderful guide (Ugyen), great driver (Sherab), a very comfortable car, and nice accommodations, four key ingredients for a spectacular adventure. Ugyen was full of interesting information that he lovingly communicated; we felt like we had enrolled in a college course about all aspects of Bhutan. In addition, Ugyen always kept a careful eye on us, with both safety and enjoyment in mind – a real and reassuring delight. Sherab was an excellent complement; he made some difficult driving/riding (especially in the East) a lot of fun (and safe!). We cannot imagine a better dynamic duo to direct our adventure.
In the West, our favorite experience was a 3 day walking trek from the Haa to Paro valleys via the Sagala pass, accompanied by a team consisting of our guide, three locals, six horses, with tents, food, etc. It was very demanding but the rewards were spectacular. Of course, exploring sights (dzongs, temples, parks, etc.) and other mountain passes were memorable. In the Center, we loved the Bumthang festival, a local celebration featuring colorful dances and great people watching. The broad valleys were also exciting to explore. The East was a particular joy to experience – a very different atmosphere, less developed than the rest of the country...like stepping back one hundred years.
We found Bhutan with its message of happiness, spectacular scenery, friendly people, and a peaceful Buddhist culture to be a truly unique and wonderful place to spend 18 memorable days. We recommend it highly, especially under the professional and competent direction of BTB. Enjoy!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alfred42
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BhutanTravelBureau, Manager at Bhutan Travel Bureau, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2019

Dear Alfred42,
Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Congratulations also for taking in the entire breadth of the country in one trip with a Sagala trek to cap the experience. We are extremely glad that you found our staff and infrastructure up to the mark. It makes our day to hear that you had such a memorable time in our country. Your guide and driver (Ugyen and Sherab) and BTB are delighted you recommend us so highly.
Warmest regards from Bhutan and thank you again for your superb review.

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