Discover the best of Bhutan with us..
Travel to Bhutan, arguably the last “Shangri La”, a Himalayan Utopia on earth and mesmerize yourself in its enchanting environment, do blend yourself with this historical and mystical land perched up in the eastern Himalayas and its more than friendly people. Your Bhutan Travel Experience will be all those wonderful memories of a lifetime..The stunning mountainous landscapes, 70% of the land is under green cover, the more than unusual flora and fauna, the fascinating festivals and unique Buddhist culture and much more. This is a place where Gross National Happiness (GNH) is considered much ahead than Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The Perfect Friend And Guide In Bhutan
Travel to Bhutan with Yak Holidays Int’l and we will reveal you in your Bhutan Travel all the secrets of this mystical hidden kingdom of the eastern Himalayas.
Bhutan beckons the spirited traveler in you, and is so often described as “The Last Shangri-La”, which it really is, where time has gone by at its own pace for centuries. Bhutan is a country known for its unrivaled Buddhist culture, tradition, art and artifacts and colorful festivals. Along with the majestic fortresses are Dzongs (ancient fortresses), ancient Buddhist monuments, high snow peaked mountains and magnificent valleys, its peaceful and more than friendly natives, abundant Himalayan flora and fauna, (70% of the land is under green vegetation!), and colorful Buddhist prayer flags that fly and dot the countryside, Bhutan has been rated among the top 10 global hotspots for environmental conservation and tops the list as of now as one of the must visit travel destinations in the entire world. Here Gross National Happiness (GNH) is rated on a higher level than Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the happiness of all Bhutanese citizens is given the highest attention. All Bhutan Travel tour packages are made easy and can be customized and prioritized to the option of your choice when you book any tour or trek with us. The choice is entirely yours.
We have been the industry leaders since 2003 in organizing Bhutan travel packages, trekking in Bhutan, cultural and festival tours, Bhutan Visa, specializing in biking or kayaking/rafting and customizing tailor-made Bhutan travel packages to suit the needs of our clients. With a proven track record, Yak Holidays Int’l provides timely and accurate Bhutan travel information and always make it a point to ensure that your travel to Bhutan is exciting and memorable, whether you are alone or in a group on your Bhutan vacation.
You could find yourself white-water rafting in Punakha, trekking close to the snow-capped peaks and pass by as the endangered blue sheep graze in Jumolhari, close to the Tibetan border, or learn the hidden secrets of our culture and tradition as you sit cross legged on the floor for a meal with a typical Bhutanese family at a traditional farmhouse in a remote hamlet in Bumthang in central Bhutan. The takeaway experience can actually be much much more…
At Yak Holidays Int’l, the passion for travel and first-hand knowledge has, over the years, actually catalyzed us to bring together a group of like-minded and driven travel professionals on the same exact page who are truly passionate and knowledgeable about your Bhutan Travel with us and you will not just be traveling around this mysterious Himalayan kingdom but will touch its real pulse and feel its heart.
We believe Yak Holidays International is an Extraordinary Bhutan Travel operator simply because the entrepreneur who oversees it has an insatiable passion for travel. A giant of a man, literally, Sithar Tamang’s ambition and persistence fuels the YAK constantly. Such is his steadfastness that he relishes in the unblemished satisfaction of all his guests. For him, tourism is a way of life, it’s all about uniting communities, about natural conservation, about sustainability and about benefiting and giving back to the communities that the company operates in.
At YAK Holidays Int’l, travel is not just a business. It is an experience of a lifetime. Suffice to say that we at Yak Holidays have dedicated our lives to provide you with the ultimate travel experience. So, come, experience it!
Year of Establishment: 2003.
Licensed By: Tourism Council of Bhutan.
Member of: Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators
Awards & Nominations:Nominated for Ashoka Change Makers’ award organised by National Geographic Society in 2007 & 2008.
Motto and Mantra:To harmoniously unite conservation, communities and sustainable travel.
Has a bachelor’s Degree in Science (B.Sc). Having traveled to Europe and other countries in Asia, he brings with him immense experience in travel business. He started his career in travel business since 1999 and he founded Yak Holidays International in 2003.
Ms. Zangmo Sherpa with M.COM (I.G.N.O.U) has been working in Yak Holidays Int’l as a Reservation Manager since August 2013. Her experience with Holiday Milestone as a Tour Consultant for a year is an added advantage for the company. Her responsibility entails reservations of hotel according to the needs of the clients.
Ms. Josna Rana is B.Com (CA) graduate from Dr. SNS RajaLakshmi College of Arts & Science; Coimbatore, India has been working in Yak Holidays Int’l since August 2013 as a Finance Manager. As a head of the Finance, her work includes preparation of final accounts, bank statement reconciliations, monthly payroll and maintenance of up to date accounts of the company.
AIR FLIGHTS MANAGER
Mr. SanRaj Subba with pre-university degree from Kelki Higher Secondary School is a ticketing and visa manager. He has been working in Yak Holidays Int’l since December 2010. He takes care of air flights manager for the Yak Holidays international clients besides looking after the visa permit.
TOUR & TREKKING GUIDE
Mr. Bhakta Gurung is a licensed tour and trekking guide who is fit and healthy with lots of energy and confidence, and possesses a calm customer focused manner, and have excellent interpersonal skills. He ensures that the tour is as safe as possible for the entire group.
Mr. Kinga Tshering is a licensed cultural guide. He has been in this profession for the last 6 years. He provides in-depth knowledge about destinations frequented by tourists and vacationers. He has facts and statistics of history of Bhutan and relay that information to visitors in an entertaining and informative way.
LAL B RAI
Lal B Rai is a licensed senior guide at Yak Holidays Int’l . He has led many International groups of both culture and trekking for Yak Holidays Int’l . His vast knowledge in the history, tradition and culture of Bhutan has made him a reliable guide.
VETERAN CULTURAL, TREKKING & CYCLING GUIDE
Mr. Jamyang Dorji is a veteran cultural and trek guide. He is also a Mountain biking tour guide. He has covered all the trek trails including one of the tenth toughest Snowman treks in the world. He has been in the tourism industry for the last 17 years and possesses the energy, passion and knowledge to be an enthusiastic and responsible tour guide, and enjoys the opportunity to meet people of all ages and cultures. He is an adventurous person who thrives on developing new trips and making environmental education interesting and accessible. He has a flair for leadership, communication and organisation, and can confidently lead trips for all age groups. He has his Bachelor’s Degree (B.A) from St. Anthony’s College, North East hill University, Shillong and his Software engineering course from APTEC.
He is the senior most member along with Sithar and Marylyn and he has been providing excellent driving service. He is also the head of transport division of the company.
He is a licensed trekking cook and a veteran cook as well and has been with Yak Holidays International since 2009. He has served the clients faithfully and he has done almost all the treks in Bhutan.