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Samlha Tours and Travels is a well-established travel company in Bhutan specializing in personalized trips for guests looking for ‘the real Bhutan experience.’ Our approach to travel is authentic and personalized. We offer tourism services promoting the principle of “value, responsible and sustainable tourism” through reliable, personalized and professional services to all its esteemed clientele. We want to... »continue reading

Bhutan Travel FAQ

Where Is Bhutan? Bhutan is tucked away in the folds of the mighty Eastern Himalayas. It is a land locked...

Best Season to visit Bhutan

October to December is the ideal time to visit Bhutan as the air is clear and fresh with sunny skies....

Accommodations in Bhutan

Accommodations for all tariff paying tourists are arranged by respective tour operators in 3 stars rated, government approved hotels and...

Bhutan Postal Museum

  Did you know? There’s a Bhutan Postal Museum in Thimphu that not only displays rare and limited edition stamps, but also tells the story...

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Visit to Bhutan

Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is a land of monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic topography ranging from subtropical plains to...

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London Royal Visit to Bhutan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had an action-packed week on their royal tour to India and Bhutan , but now it is home to...

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Bhutan Festivals

Intact culture and livelier traditions of Bhutan plays an important role in attracting tourists from all over the world. The magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan...

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Welcome to Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan

Bhutan (Drukyul) the land of Thunder Dragon lies along the rolling ridges of eastern Himalayas. It is a landlocked country bordering with China in the north and North West and India in the East, West and South. Although it just measures 110 miles from North to South and 200 miles from East to West, Bhutan is home to remarkable variety of climate and ecosystem. The Country has plain areas in the sub tropical south, temperate Zone with fertile cultivated valleys, the central and cold alpine zone with peaks and Mountains in the north. Bhutan blessed with rolling hills, high peaks,...

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Top destinations in Bhutan

I have to admit, I am the last person to sign on for a guided tour. I prefer wandering around new places, and discovering what is available. As an introvert, I really don’t like being jammed in vehicles for hours with others – or having to make small talk. However, the only way into Bhutan is on a tour. So, I found Samlha Tours and Travels online, and began to plan. I cannot say enough about this company. From the first contact I had with them, to the farewell at the airport, every step of the way they were professional, prompt, and helpful. The office staff offer great support, and the staff in the field knocked it out of the park. Of course there was a glitch – there always is – my money transfer to Samlha Tours and Travels was short by a significant amount of money when I tried to pay my bill (international exchanges and charges which I had not factored in). The mark of a good tour company is how they handle the glitches. They handled this one brilliantly, and together we resolved the issue smoothly. Also, my travel companion got very sick (from food on her inbound flight). The guide offered appropriate support, and began to make contingency plans, including a possible hospital visit if needed, in case she did not recover quickly – which she did, thank goodness! If you have any hesitations about Windhorse, set them aside. This is a top drawer travel company, which supports a beautiful nation (Bhutan), with excellence. You will have an awesome trip!


I wanted to send you a big Thank you (Kadrin chhey) for organizing this incredible trip to Bhutan - a real highlight in my travel diary. The Jomolhari Trek was spectacular and breath-taking.

-Florian Goette

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