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Holiday review by Dr Richard Bennett

Date of trip: 04/03/2013
Number of people: 2
Country: Bhutan

Overall level of Satisfaction

Tribes Overall: "Tribes were very professional, sorted out issues that arose during the trip. A country well worth visiting. Need to be fairly active to get the best out of it."
Tribes Service: "Excellent"
Guides: "Good"
Social & Environmental Responsibility: "Good"


Uma Paro
Hotel well located, wonderful view, dining room cold, need to watch your positions especially at check out, I was distracted and had some money taken by the staff.
Amankora Gangtey
Very good hotel, service excellent, best we stayed at but very expensive.
Uma Punakha
Hotel well located, rooms good, staff friendly.
Taj Tashi
Hotel well located in the middle of the town. Staff very friendly and helpful. Meals excellent. Room excellent.

Our Memories

"Various walks around Gangtey and Tigers Nest, Paro are world class. No noise pollution and wonderful views of the Black mountains and Himalayas."

customer rating

5/5 from 4 reviews

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facts and information

Time: GMT +6 hours

Flight time: National carrier Druk Air flies from several locations but commonly you'll connect from Delhi (2hrs), Koltata or Kathmandu (both just over an hour). You will need to come via one of these destinations which in turn are about 12 to 15 hours from the UK depending on the routing.

Language: Dzongkha is Bhutan's national language. English is widely spoken and is used in all schools.

Visas: Visas are required and are issued from Bhutan. Tribes will arrange your visa for you through our partners in Bhutan.

Health: There are no compulsory vaccinations.



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