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8 of the Best Brewery Tours in the U.S.

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Few beer-drinking experiences are as fun as getting fresh brews straight from the source. So, if you’ve never been to one of the over 9,000 breweries operating in the United States, you’re missing out. Of course, choosing a brewery tour can be a challenge; each brewer has its own unique history, location and, most importantly, selection of beers. Here, we’ve rounded up a few of the best brewery tours in the U.S., all of which allow you to learn a bit more about the beer-making process up close. 

8 of the Best Brewery Tours in the United States

1. budweiser | st. louis, missouri.

Say what you will about drinking a Bud, but the Anheuser-Busch Budweiser brewery in St. Louis, Missouri is well worth a visit. At Budweiser , the company doesn’t just offer tours; they offer brewery experiences . You can explore beer and food pairings or get a VIP up-close look at the famed Clydesdales . And those are just two of the options. 

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Budweiser has been a mainstay in the beer world for about 150 years, so the brewery’s tours offer a lot in the way of beer-making history. Plus, you’ll have the chance to explore a wide range of the company’s brews, from classic Budweiser to the honey-malt flavors or Budweiser Supreme to the smooth Budweiser Chelada with Clamato.

2. Goose Island | Chicago, Illinois

The Goose Island brewery tour isn’t just special because of the souvenir glass and three samples you get along the way. Most enticingly, it’s a chance to get a near-complete look at the entire brewing process. For our money, the bourbon barrel aging room is a standout moment as it showcases the place where a range of delectable brews are aged to perfection. 

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Not familiar with Goose Island’s offerings? Start with the Lemonade Shandy for a light and bright option. The Lost Palate Hazy IPA is another excellent choice, and features flavors like mango and cinnamon. Needless to say, Goose Island brewery is a must-see spot on any beer lover’s trip to Chicago, Illinois. 

3. SweetWater | Atlanta, Georgia

If you want a tour with a ton of samples, look no further than SweetWater in Atlanta, Georgia. Along with a chance to try six fantastic brews, you’ll get a souvenir glass — but that’s not all. Tour-wise, you can choose between a condensed 30-minute tour or a 1.5-hour in-depth behind-the-scenes look at the brewing process.

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Sweetwater’s motto is, “We’re not here for a long time; we’re here for a good time,” and you can taste that passion in its brews. For a classic beer, try the 420 Extra Pale Ale, which is similar to an IPA. For something a bit darker, give the Hop Hash Double IPA or the seasonal Happy Ending Imperial Stout a go. 

4. Sierra Nevada | Chico, California

The Sierra Nevada brewery in Chico, California is the original of the company’s two locations, and that makes it an excellent option for beer lovers looking to go on tours. You can explore how the various brews are made firsthand, and then end your day at the on-site Brewhouse Bar.

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One unique feature of the tour? Learning more about Sierra Nevada’s commitment to sustainability. Plus, you’ll learn more about the company’s quirky founder, Ken Grossman, which is a real treat; he built Sierra Nevada’s first brewhouse pretty much by hand using, primarily, recycled dairy equipment. 

When it comes to the tasting part, you can’t go wrong with the Torpedo. But if you’re looking for something a bit different, give Strainge Beast, a hard kombucha, or the Tropical Torpedo beer a whirl.

5. New Belgium | Fort Collins, Colorado

A self-described “human-powered” brewery, New Belgium genuinely appreciates its employees, community and any out-of-town guests who come in for a tour. The company is also environmentally and socially conscious, setting high standards with its brews and values. 

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When it comes to what to try at this Fort Collins, Colorado-based brewery, you can always fall back on a classic: the Fat Tire. But the Voodoo Ranger IPA line is also worth checking out, especially if you visit in the fall, when the Voodoo Ranger Atomic Pumpkin brew is the seasonal treat on tap. If you’re not a big beer drinker, or want to try something a bit different, New Belgium’s Fruit Smash Hard Seltzer is a solid option. 

6. Pabst | Milwaukee, Wisconsin

With more than 175 years of history under its blue ribbon, Pabst offers tours that get you up close and personal with a classic American beer. Seriously — the tour is incredibly comprehensive, covering everything from a historic hall and Pabst’s former corporate offices to an old infirmary.

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As for the all-important samples, trying a classic Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) is a must. But if you want something fuller-bodied, go with Pabst Blue Ribbon Extra. For a lighter brew, there’s also Pabst Blue Ribbon Easy.

7. Maui Brewing Co. | Kihei, Hawai’i

A trip to Maui Brewing Co . is pretty much guaranteed to delight beer fans. Beer on tap, right from the source, on Hawai’i? It doesn’t get much better. If you visit the brewery, you’ll get a look in at the beer-making process as well as the company’s cellar and packaging line. Not to mention, there are sample brews to taste and complimentary souvenir glasses to take home. 

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While any brew here is worth trying, a few feel classically Hawai’ian in that they harness the flavors of local fruits. The Pineapple Mana and Coconut Hiwa are musts, for example, but you also can’t go wrong with more classic (and less fruit-forward) beers, like the Bikini Blonde, Double Overhead or Pueo. And for visitors who aren’t of drinking age or who don’t drink alcoholic beverages, Maui Brewing Co. makes a line of sodas, too.

8. Tröegs | Hershey, Pennsylvania

At Tröegs in Hershey, Pennsylvania, you can choose between guided and self-guided tours, making for an incredibly flexible visit and one of the best brewery tours in the U.S. If you go with the self-guided option, the entire experience is also free — great news for travelers on a budget, right? On the other hand, guided tours are just $5, and include a souvenir glass and some samples, so it’s definitely worth the price. During either tour, though, you’ll learn about this newer brewery’s history and process.

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A family-owned company that focuses on local ingredients, Tröegs is committed to exploring new, interesting flavors — and that makes the sampling portion of any visit pretty excellent. Not sure where to start tasting-wise? Try bestsellers like the Perpetual IPA or Tröegenator. Along with the company’s great beer, you can enjoy some made-from-scratch food, including bread baked fresh on site. If you’re not feeling hungry, you can wrap up your tour at the Art of Tröegs gallery instead. 


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Bhutan Acorn Tours & Travel

Bhutan Acorn Tours & Travel

Really excellent introduction to this truly amazing and unique country. Hike to Tigers Nest was highlight but there was so much more. Our guide Tashi was superb, very informative but did not overload us. I would recommend this tour highly for anyone with limited time. Very well organized, no hiccups whatsoever.
I recommend Bhutan Acorn Tours Travel to visit Bhutan. Everything was perfect and very well planned by them. Our guide Tashi was always polite and super friendly, nothing went side ways. Many thanks for your services !!!

Adventure Himalayan Travels

Adventure Himalayan Travels

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Very well run by the local tour company (Gakyil) . My guide and driver were excellent.(Dev and Tashi) Both had really good knowledge. Tashi my guide gave me a great insight into Budhisim. We also had a lot of fun and many laughs. I highly recommend this tour. Bhutan is a real eye opener. There should be more places like this in this world. Glenn Burnside New Zealand
Adventure Himalaya was not the tour operator as stated, We discovered on arrival that it was Bhutan Aries Tours and Treks. They did a very good job but we like to know who we are dealing with early on and have contact information in case unforeseen events occur. Our major disappointment involves the accommodations we received in Phodrang . In e-mails, websites, and in the itineraries, we were told we would be in 3 star hotels. In fact, the Bhutan Government Route Permit provided to us by Adventure Himalayan stated we we staying at the Dewachen Hotel with 3 stars. We were taken to the Thegchen Phodrang Guest House which is not rated as a hotel. We had to walk several minutes down a muddy road, then on arrival the electricity in the house was off and we were led to our room up a dangerously dark stairway. The electricity was later turned on. The room had no telephone, no WiFi, no television, was not properly heated, and in the morning there was no hot water. We checked booking websites and discovered the current rate for this guest house is $28 US per night. We would very much like to understand how and why this whole situation occurred.

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Luxury Holidays Nepal Pvt. Ltd

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My husband and I just returned from a 7-day tour of Bhutan, organized by Luxury Holidays Nepal, and we were blown away by the beauty of this country. It seemed like an Asian version of Switzerland to us, with its gorgeous snow-capped mountains, and foothills terraced with rice fields. It also has a Swiss-like attention to detail and quality in its architecture and handicrafts. The hotels are not up to the same standards unfortunately, unless you want to pay a fortune for 5-star hotels, but the 3-star ones selected for us were adequate. Everything else done by Luxury Holidays Nepal was top-notch. All communication and visa application before the trip was efficient, the pick-up at the airport went totally smoothly, and it was upon this pick-up that we met Sangay and Chimi, our guide and driver for the week, and the nicest people you could possibly imagine. The two of them fully demonstrate the warmth and hospitality that is typical of the Bhutanese people, but we got an added bonus in them, because they are hilarious! They had us laughing all over this beautiful country. In general, it seems that Bhutanese guides really love their jobs, and we enjoyed watching them laugh together as they met up at various tour sites. It's a small country and a small tourism industry, so not only do the guides meet up, but you often see the same tourists at different venues! It made for a very intimate experience, and we feel very lucky to be among the few who have experienced this wonderful country. If you can afford it (it is expensive!), I highly recommend a visit to Bhutan, and if you do go there, I highly recommend that you turn to Luxury Holidays Nepal to organize your adventure. With their team behind you, you will have happy travels in the country known for its Gross National Happiness!
Very good tour handled by Amen Tours Nepal. Things worked good

World Tour Plan

World Tour Plan

Everything about the tour was excellent. The itinerary was very interesting and the selected hotels were convenient and comfortable and the staff and and and food were very good. But what made the tour most enjoyable was my guide, Tenzin, and my driver. Their English was excellent and they were fun, flexible and knowledgeable. I can not recommend them highly enough.
I have wanted to go to Bhutan for some time and my first visit planned by World Tour Plan exceeded all of my expectations. They were able to accommodate changing the itinerary of the Drum Trek path to 4 days instead of 5 days due to our travel schedules. When visiting the towns of Paro and Thimphu, our guide (Chencho) was highly knowledgeable and shared Bhutan’s history, Buddhism, and current events, and he and our driver (Singye) took us around to key attractions (museums, palace, monasteries, etc). The hiking trek was incredible, where we hiked through the mountains and saw once in a lifetime views. The trek itself was moderate and we had an entire team of our guide, a chef, and a mule “driver” who brought all the camping gear. Our trip to Bhutan was life changing, and I highly recommend World Tour Plan if you plan on going.

MTA Destination Experts

MTA Destination Experts

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Thanks for wonderful tour guide and driver, our 5 day-stay in Bhutan became unforgettable memories. The total 5 days tour was well structured which included various sight visits and cultural experiences and particularly, all foods were delicious. The guide was very informative and approachable tour guide and his knowledge was not limited to simple explanation of cultural sights - it's way beyond so that we could learn the spirits of Bhutanese. Their unstoppable hospitality made us decide to definitely come back again Bhutan. The coordinator of tourradar also supported us for whole the process. As the travel to Bhutan requires many complecated process, their timely and ressonsive services helped us a lot.
We had an amazing time in both countries. Hotels are great, guides are knowledgeable and friendly, food is phenomenal. Gentrification is worldwide, and Nepal and Bhutan are changing rapidly. But they still retain their traditional culture - something you probably won't see 20 years from now. Go NOW! You will have experiences that you won't find on any other country left on earth.

Intrepid Travel

Intrepid Travel

Intrepid offer a high quality package and they deliver exactly what you pay for.
I have undertaken intrepid/geckos trips before and am always impressed by the product given and the style of travel

Himalayan Adventure Treks & Tours

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Few days before we completed our Bhutan package Tour 6 days organise my Himalayan Adventure treks and tours. Mr. Bhagwat is a very helpful and great senses of humour person. he knows how to deal with guests. Bhutan was incredible and its great to see the Bhutanese culture and living style. We had a great time in Bhutan all the services and activities done as on itinerary. Guide Norbu was excellent and very knowledgeable guide explain many things about his country. Tiger nest is the most attraction part in Bhutan but bit hard to climb. So far it was good experience. Thanks all.
My clients had great time at Nepal. I personally appreciate the efforts of Bhagawat in making their stay wonderful. He goes out all the way to keep his customers happy. Am glad to chose him as my partner for all my future Nepal Tours.. Sridhar Sharma

OneSeed Expeditions

OneSeed Expeditions

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Superlative in every way. Far exceeded all expectations. We thank everyone at One Seed and Bhutan Wilderness Adventures, especially Tshering, our expert guide, and his team in the trek. I could write a book here - instead, go and experience for yourself!
The trip was very exotic.

On The Go Tours

On The Go Tours

Brilliant tour - Bhutan is truly magical and this tour exceeded my expectations

Female Guide Holiday

Female Guide Holiday

My husband and I just returned from our Bhutan trip and we had to tell you how absolutely wonderful it was organized by Serene Himalaya. Thx team
Amazing bhutan trip. People there is very nice. Its quite pricey but it's worth the journey. Love the culture and the view is superb.thx serene for organizing my short gateway to Bhutan

Agate Travel

Agate Travel

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Bamba Travel

Bamba Travel

This tour was through Bamba Experience and I have to say Bamba was excellent. Because I was on the road for 94 days in total, with sometimes limited web access, I missed the email with my Bhutan Visa. You cannot board a plane to Bhutan from India without a visa. But a call to Bamba Experience resolved the problem in minutes and I was able to make my flight. My guide and driver in Bhutan were excellent. We hit every temple at the perfect time to hear the chanting and music, they included things that I wanted to see that were not listed in the itinerary, they were open, friendly and informative and I really got a feel for the country given I only had 4 days including travel time. If I had more time, I would add Jakar and Punakha. Bhutan was a serene oasis after the hustle and bustle of India and Nepal.
We just finished a trip in Bhutan with Bamba Experience - you guys rock! Our guide and driver were amazing! They were very professional, knowledgeable and entertaining too. We didn't want to come home! We were a little short on time for this trip, so we chose to do the 5D/4N Bhutan Tibetan Kingdom tour. This trip covered all the main sights such as Tiger's Nest Monastery, Tashichho Dzong in Thimphu and lots of beautiful scenery, which is what drew us to Bhutan initially. The hotels and food on this trip were wonderful too, definitely exceeded my expectations. Bamba Experience allowed us the freedom of independent travel in Bhutan, with the skills and knowledge of our awesome guides who made us feel so welcome in their country. It was hard to say goodbye. Highly recommended! We'll be back to book our next trip with you guys :)

Bhutan Best Inbound Tour

Bhutan Best Inbound Tour

The trip was very well organised and both our driver and guide were polite and attentive to our needs. All the hotels were 3 star with plenty of local character. There were enough activities everyday to keep us busy. Where there was a "rest break" our guide was happy to replace it with a hike. The local people were very friendly and the scenery was always so beautiful and green.
We had a fantastic tour provided by our knowledgeable and flexible tour guide, Phurba and driver Jimi. They anticipated our interests and made adjustments to the trip as we got to know each other. They helped us understand a country and culture so different than our own. We loved the home stays and monastery stay as well as beautiful hikes and a visit to a school. We had a wonderful week.

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Bhutan Travel Agency & Tour Operator based in Bhutan - Yak Holidays

We are the best Bhutan Travel Agency / Agent & Tour Operator licensed by the Department of Tourism under Ministry of Economic Affairs, Thimphu Bhutan. And, an active member of Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO).

Yak Holidays International has a very good track record of excellence in the tourism industry. We work hard with diligence, value and honor our guests and their sensibilities, and assure total reliability at all times. Yak Holidays International strictly adheres to all the tenets of responsible tourism. We ensure that there is adequate economic benefit for local people from your visit to our beautiful country. We arrange trips in ways that enhance the well being of the host communities. And also make positive contributions to conservation of natural and cultural heritages.

“YAK is owned by a social entrepreneur whose ambition and persistence fuels and catalyzes the YAK. Sithar Tamang & Phuntsho Wangmo relish the unblemished satisfaction of all their guests. For them, tourism is all about uniting conservation, communities and sustainable travel without leaving any footprints behind.

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  • Year of Establishment: 2012.
  • License by the Department of Tourism, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Thimphu Bhutan .
  • We are a Member of Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO).
  • Trading License No. 1027 941

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  • Bhutan Travel Agency Awards & Nominations: The only Bhutan Travel Agency to be nominated for Ashoka Change Makers’ award in 2013.

Motto:  To harmoniously unite communities through conservation & sustainable and responsible travel in Bhutan.

We Promote Responsible Tourism In Bhutan.

Yak Holidays International promotes responsible travel in Bhutan. Respecting the ecology and environment as enshrined in the constitution of our country. Our Government policy mandates that 70 % the country’s land needs to be under green cover. We believe that the visitors to Bhutan experience the surreal beauty and green wilderness without trying to plunder it. Avoiding wastes that we usually tend to create along the trekking trails, littering all along which is not proper. At Yak Holidays keep these issues on top of everything. We even clean the trekking and hiking trails in Bhutan twice a year. The Yaks and horses that we hire during the treks will keep the sustainability of the locals. We also try to explain and educate the travelers the local nomadic tradition of the high Himalayas . The travelers are informed of the prevalent local laws and culture, to respect nature and the local environment.

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Milan tamang, kinga tshering, faqs - tour operator in bhutan:, 1. can i book just a car and guide with travel agent in bhutan.

Yes, you can book just a car and guide with most of the Travel Agents in Bhutan. However, we do not provide such services.

2. Which is the best Bhutan Tour Operator in Bhutan?

All Bhutan Tour Operators listed in the website of Department of Tourism, Ministry of Economic Affairs are validated, certified and approved  for handling tour operations in Bhutan. As such, all these Tour Operators in Bhutan are equally good.

3. What is the Bhutan Tour cancellation policy?

The Bhutan trip cancellation Policy approved by the Department of Tourism, Royal Government of Bhutan is below:

(1) No charge if cancelled within 45 days of the start of the tour programme;

(2) Charge 20% of the tour payment if cancelled within 30 days of the start of the tour programme;

(3) Charge 30% of the tour payment if cancelled within 21 days of the start of the tour program;

(4) Charge 50% of the tour payment if cancelled within 14 days of the start of the tour programme and

(5) Charge 100% of the tour payment charge if cancelled within 7 days or after the arrival in Bhutan.

4. Is Yak Holidays International a registered Bhutan Tour Operator and Bhutan Travel agency ?

A big YES.., we are a licensed Bhutan Tour Operator and a Bhutan travel agency approved by the Department of Tourism, Bhutan. Please check the website of Department of Tourism, Bhutan to confirm this.

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You can customize a special tour package for Bhutan. Eventhough you like day hikes, Bhutan village tours, village homestays, upgradtion of hotels, witnessing festivals of Bhutan, white river rafting and so on we can customize your tours.  It is a complete Bhutan tour package that includes all meals, accommodations, entry fees to attractions, etc.

Any Bhutan Tour Agency or Tour operator from Bhutan will look into each and every aspect of Bhutan Tours including you all package included. Even your tour companies from your country have to contact the Agency in Bhutan for processing all kinds of Permits and even your Visa for Bhutan .

Bhutan Travel Agency and all Tour Operators should follow set of rules to operate Tourism in Bhutan. Tourism Council of Bhutan play vital role to coordinate any kind of tourism activites even for processing your Bhutan visa.

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Year of Establishment of Bhutan Travel agency(Bhutan Himalayan Holidays): 2008. Licensed By: Tourism Council of Bhutan. License No. 1033699 Member of: Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO)

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To maintain Bhutan Carbon Negative by applying and following Royal Government of Bhutan protocols. We follow the norms of Responsible Tourism in Bhutan . We also uphold local laws governing culture and environmental preservation practices which are enshrined in our constitution of Bhutan.


  • We are one of Travel agency in Bhutan who care for responsible tourism. Our constitution mandates that 70% of forest reserve should be alwways. We assure that our visitors should experience pure nature trails
  • We care for waste after your Tours and Trekking. During Trekking and Tour, our team will assure to keep clean at the camping site, trekking trails, and we keep dustbin in every car you travel.
  • We always use and eat all necessary commodities, and local village produce, vegetables, rice, and cheese, etc. directly from the local farms.
  • We always promote local village economy.
  • We use Yaks and horses on hire and even local porter to carry goods.
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Why travel to Bhutan with Bhutan Himalayan Holidays ?.

Government licensed and certified tour agency..

Bhutan Himalayan Holidays is registerd tour operator under Tourism Council of Bhutan since 2008 under license number 1033699 under Department of Trade & Industries,Ministry of Econmic Affairs. When you book your tour packages with us we provide best services to your end. There is no chance of letting you down. Many tour operatores who are online and not lincensed under TCB. Who finally land up in problem with higher price.

High Quality Services to client

We provide high quality services to our client. Since 2008 we have been operational and providing quality services to the customers traveling from different countries. We have set of team who can handle in each components of the Tourism Industry. We have good testimonials from our clients.

Transparent and fair Pricing

We provide tarnsparent and fair pricing to our clients. We are regulated by Tourism Council of Bhutan for fair pricing US$225 per person per night. You can check pricing with the monitoring agency TCB for further reference. Before the finalization of tour we look into many issue before booking your Bhutan tour and trekking with us.

Payement is secured with us

We are secured Bhutan Tour agency who can rely on. Since we are registerd and licensed holder under Tourism Council of Bhutan we are monitored by Royal Government of Bhutan. The payment which is transfered are routed through Tourism Council of Bhutan. We provide quality services to our client and we get payment from Tourism Council of Bhutan the day when you exit from Bhutan.

Best Tour Packages for Bhutan

Bhutan itinerary provided by your Bhutan Tour Agency with the complete tour package. Bhutan Itinerary can be classified into many tour categories. One can have Bhutan Itinerary depending upon the choice of the client.

Bhutan Tour itinerary for 3 Nights 4 Days

Shortes Bhutan Tour itinerary (can be done within 3 Nights 4 days). This will be in Paro and Thimphu. Hike to Taksang will be the main sightseeing in Paro . Bhutan Budha in Thimphu.

5 Nights 6 Days Tour to Bhutan

A glimpse of Bhutan for 5 Nights 6 Days Tour to Bhutan will provide you all core areas of Bhutan with limited time. 5 nights 6 Days Tour to Bhutan will provide sightseeing places in Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha. Traditional Punakha Dzong will be an important fortress with Bhutanese Architecture. Bhutan got the true story of Punakha with all kings crowned in the same fortress. It lies between two rivers.

Bhutan Luxury Tour Package will provide you with Bhutanese Hospitality taking you to central Bhutan. There are many international Luxury hotels coming up providing complete package tours. 7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan Luxury Tour will show you the main core places of Bhutan.

Bhutan Luxury Tour Package can be customized with the best luxury hotels in Bhutan. Services provided will be complete Bhutan Luxury Tour package. The Shortest Bhutan Luxury Tour Package will be 3 Nights 4 Days Bhutan Luxury Tour .

  • Paro valley
  • Thimphu, the capital city
  • Punakha Valley
  • Wangdue Phodrang Valley
  • Trongsa Valley
  • Bumthang Valley
  • Lhuentse/Mongar/Trashigang (Eastern Bhutan)
  • Phuentsholing, the Gateway to Bhutan
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  • Druk Wangyel Tshechu Festival (13th Dec, 2023)
  • Punakha Tshechu Festival (19th – 21st February 2024)
  • Paro Tshechu Festival (21st – 25th March 2024)
  • Rhododendron Festival (13th – 14th April 2024)
  • Ura Yakchoe Festival (20th – 24th April 2024)
  • Nimalung kurjey Festival (14th – 16th June, 2024)
  • Haa Summer Festival (12th – 14th July, 2024)
  • Thimphu Tshechu Festival (13th – 15th Sept, 2024)
  • Gangtey Festival (16th – 18th Sept, 2024)
  • Jambay Lhakhang Festival (18th – 21st Sept, 2024)
  • Jakar Tshechu Festival (10th – 13th Oct, 2024)
  • Chhukha Tshechu Festival (9th – 11th Nov, 2024)
  • Black Necked Crane Festival (11th Nov, 2024)
  • Nalakhar Tshechu Festival (15th – 17th Nov, 2024)
  • Bumdra Trek ( 2 Days )
  • Tshaluna Trek ( 4 Days )
  • Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek ( 5 days )
  • Druk Path Trek ( 5 Days )
  • Jomolhari Base Camp Trek (7 Days )
  • Jomolhari Round Trek ( 8 Days )
  • Laya Gasa Trek ( 12 Days )
  • Snowman Trek ( 24 Days )
  • Booking Bhutan tour/Cancellation Policy
  • The Best Time to Visit Bhutan 2023 / 2024
  • Flights to Bhutan | Fares & Schedules.
  • Bhutan Travel Cost 2023 / 2024
  • Tourist Visa for Bhutan
  • Luxury Hotels in Bhutan (5 Star Hotels & Resorts).
  • FAQs for Bhutan Trip:

Bhutan Tour Operator - Tailor-Made & Private Tour Specialist.

We are a Bhutan tour operator approved and licensed by the Department of Tourism, Bhutan and based in Thimphu Bhutan. An active member of Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators since 2012. We arrange a variety of Bhutan tours like cultural tours, trekking , festival tours etc. The other popular theme based tours are birding, honeymoon trips , photography tour and many more. For adventurers, we have treks ranging from low to high altitude like Laya Gasa Trek .

Yak Holidays International specializes in catering to small private groups rather than big groups. This allows our guest the freedom to choose from our list of Bhutan tour packages or to customize their trips as they wish. Small group also allow us to tend to minute details and so preserve our reputation for providing the exemplary service that is the hallmark of Yak Holidays International. Our guides and support staff are certified, knowledgeable and resourceful people who will take special care to ensure your safety and comfort. We like to believe our service is just like our country “Special”. Travel to Bhutan with us and let us help you to make sense of Bhutan.

Yak Holidays International is owned and managed by Sithar Tamang and Phuntsho Wangmo, local residents of Thimphu , Bhutan. They have a vast knowledge on operating tours, trekking and other activities in the country. Sithar has more than 20 years of work experience and is supported by a team of well trained and dedicated staff.

Our Company Profile:

Trade License No: 1027 942,

Year of Establishment: 2012,

Member of Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO),

Licensed by the Department of Tourism, Bhutan (DoT).

Meet Our Team.

Sithar tamang, suk maya rai, sonam wangmo.

Cultural tour Guide

Kinga Tshering

Trekking Guide

Milan Tamang

Cultural Tour Guide

Jigme Tshering

Tour Operation-head

Kishore Bujel

Reservation Manager

Phuntsho Wangmo

Managing Director

Bhutan Tour Operators - FAQs

1. is it necessary to use tour operator in bhutan to obtain the bhutan visa.

Yes, it is necessary to use tour operator in Bhutan to obtain Bhutan visa if you wish to visit Bhutan as a tourist. 

2. Which is the Best Bhutan Tour Operator?

There is no such thing as the best Bhutan tour operator. All the tour operators in Bhutan are validated, certified and licensed by the Department of Tourism, Bhutan and all follow the same guidelines. So the bottom line is that all are good.

3. What is the Bhutan Tour cancellation Policy?

Bhutan tour cancellation policy:

Our Bhutan tour cancellation policy is below. However, it may be different with other Bhutan Tour Operators.

(1) No charge if cancelled within 45 days of the start of the tour programme;

(2) Charge 20% of the tour payment if cancelled within 30 days of the start of the tour programme;

(3) Charge 30% of the tour payment if cancelled within 21 days of the start of the tour programme;

(4) Charge 50% of the tour payment if cancelled within 14 days of the start of the tour programme; and

(5) Charge 100% of the tour payment charge if cancelled within 7 days or after the arrival tourist in Bhutan.

4. Is Yak Holidays International a registered and licensed Tour Operators in Bhutan ?

Yes, Yak Holidays International is a licensed tour operator in Bhutan established in 2012.

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Book Bhutan Tour with Local Travel Agents

“Book Bhutan Tour, is a locally based in Bhutan, offering distinct advantages over foreign travel companies. Our deep-rooted knowledge of Bhutan enables us to provide unparalleled insights into the best places to visit and the must-attend events. As a local tour company of Bhutan, we diligently survey all points of interest and meticulously inspect the quality of facilities, including flights ticket, hotels, restaurants, and transportation throughout Bhutan”  

Bhutan Cultural Tours

“Despite being among the smallest countries countries, Bhutan is rich in its cultural diversity. Special importance is given to the promotion and preservation of its unique culture the famous theory that Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product. The belief is that by safeguarding and nurturing Bhutan’s living culture, it will contribute to preserving the sovereignty of the nation.”

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Bhutan short trip

03 Nights / 04 Days from USD: 1,760/ Bhutan's is filled with great and excellence principal examples of its extraordinary beliefs and strongly bond by the cultural and traditional heritage prevision as well as good governance policies in the nation.

Thimphu Dzong

Glimpses of Bhutan

05 Nights / 06 Days: from USD: 2,640/ The Kingdom of Bhutan lies hidden in the folds of the eastern Himalayas sandwiched between the two giant countries of India in the south and China in the north. With a total area of 38,398 sq kilometers.

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Bhutan best tour package

08 Nights / 09 Days from USD:3,960/ Central part of Bhutan's is mostly evergreen mountains and neatly cultivated valleys comprise the country's cultural heartland, accented by several of Bhutan's oldest significant temples and monasteries.

Memorial Chorten

Bhutan best travel package

10 Nights / 11 Days from USD: 4,840/ All the Government offices, Embassies, and International NGOs are in Capital Thimphu. The west is the region of Bhutan that most tourists see and for good reason. It's the heartland of the Drukpa people and is home to the major airport, the capital, the most popular festivals, and the most spectacular dzongs (fort-monasteries) in the kingdom.

Central Bhutan Tour

Bhutan best adventure package

11 Nights / 12 Days from USD:5,280/ The central part of Bhutan's is mostly evergreen mountains and neatly cultivated valleys comprise the country's cultural heartland, accented by several of Bhutan's oldest and most significant temples and monasteries. Spectacular views, festivals celebrate with tradition, cultures and also there are dozens of great day hikes throughout the region.

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Eastern Bhutan Tour package

13 Nights / 14 Days from USD:6,160/ The east part of Bhutan sees far fewer tourists than the western regions, which is reason enough to go. Intrepid travelers venturing east will be rewarded with group-free Dzongs and temples, beautiful silks and embroidery, and lush, bird-filled forests. Food and accommodation options can be modest and simple, attesting to the region's remoteness

Best Trekking in Bhutan

Set amidst the majestic Himalayas, Bhutan is an ideal destination for a variety of thrilling activities such as Hiking and Trekking. Journeying through lush and untouched forests of Bhutan, provides a unique experience for travelers seeking adventure in an unspoiled and unexplored environment.

Druk Path Trek

Druk Path Trek

09 Nights / 10 Days The Druk Path Trek is also a fairly easy hike to undertake as the distances between rest camps is fairly short.

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Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek

08 Nights / 09 Days During the trek an entire day will be dedicated to visiting some of the more picturesque lakes, fishing and resting.

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Laya Gasa Trek

16 Nights / 17 Days Laya-Gasa Trek is considered one of the most scenic treks in Bhutan, offering amazing views of the most pristine landscapes in Bhutan.

Bumdra Campsite

Bumdra Trek

11 Nights/ 12 Days Bumdra Trek, trekkers will spend two traversing the area around the Bumdra, offers wide range of landscape Paro valley.

Jumolhari Trek

Jumolhari Trek

12 Nights / 13 Days Jomolhari Trek is one of the most beautiful and popular high altitude treks in Bhutan which give you the wonderful view.

Snowman Trek

Snowman Trek

28 Nights / 29 Days The Snowman Trek is an extension of the beautiful Laya Gasa Trek, and leads from Laya into high altitudes of the Bhutan.

Bhutan Festival Tours and Travel

The Tshechu is a significant Buddhist festival that venerates the revered Buddhist Saint Padmasambhava, known as ‘Guru Rimpoche. Guru Rimpoche played a pivotal role in introducing and establishing Buddhism in Bhutan. The festival holds immense culturel and religious importance in Bhutan, commemorating Guru Rinpoche’s influence and contribution to the country’s spiritual heritage. 

Paro Festival Tour

Paro Festival Tour

11 Nights / 12 Days from USD: 5,280/ The Paro Festival is held every spring and is one of the most colorful and significant events in Paro Dzongkhag (district). It is a large social gathering of local communities, as well as an international tour to Bhutan.

Punakha Festival Tour

Punakha Festival Tour

10 Nights / 11 Days from USD: 4,840/ Punakha Tshechu was introduced by the 70th Je Khenpo Trulku Jigme Choedra and EX-PM His Excellency Jigme Yoedzer Thinley. The festival celebrates the victory drive the Tibetan army out of the country.

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Thimphu Festival Tour

10 Nights / 11 Days from USD: 4,840/ The Thimphu Tshechu underwent a change in the 1950s, when the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, introduced numerous Boed chhams (mask dances performed by lay monks).

Jambay Lakhang Drup

Jambay Lakhang Drup/ Nacked dance

12 Nights / 13 days from USD: 5,720/ One of the most spectacular festivals in the country, called Jambay Lhakhang Drup is hosted in Jambay Lakhang. The Tercham or the Bhutanese naked dance is a famous event in Bumthang.

Dochula Festival

Druk Wangyel Festival

12 Nights / 13 Days from USD: 5,720/ Druk Wangyel Festival is an annual festival held on December 13th at the Druk Wangyal Lhakhang Festival Ground located at Dochula Pass around 22km from the capital city Thimphu.

Black-necked Crane Festival

Black-Necked Crane Festival

12 Nights / 13 Days from USD: 5,720/ The festival is an occasion for the locals to rejoice and celebrate the arrival of this endangered and majestic bird which becomes an inseparable part of their daily lives during the winter months.

Bhutan Agro-Tourism Packages

The majority of people in Bhutan live in rural areas and depend on farming as their main source of livelihood. Our agritourism tours offer travellers the opportunity to stay with farming families, visit local manufactories and explore rural villages off the beaten track. Authentic encounters with local residents are combined with short hikes and Bhutan’s main cultural highlights.


Rural livelihoods: Central and East

15 Nights / 16 Days This tour takes the traveler to remote and rural villages of Central and Eastern Bhutan. Farm stays and encounters with local manufacturers provide a unique insight into rural life and provide farm stay with local communities.

Agro Tourism

Bhutan Organic Farmers and young entrepreneurs

14 Nights/ 15 Days This tour to Central and West Bhutan provides the traveler the opportunity to visit local projects and meet young entrepreneurs. Farm stays and encounters with organic farmers are combined with short hikes.

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Bhutanese Sustainable Tourism

Provide periodic guidance, training and/or information to all staff members, about their roles and responsibilities with respect to internal environmental practices; Mr. Ram Dorji Tamang from Book Bhutan Tour for their active and invaluable participation during the tour operators training on Travelife conducted from 9th -11th May 2022 at Hotel DusitD2 Yarkay, Thimphu, Bhutan.

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Ecotourism Destination in Bhutan

The tourism in Bhutan and considers the predictions for the development of ecotourism. The common of tourists and travel agency are in support of ecotourism activities that strength benefit local countryside populations. Ecotourism is all about using tourism to safeguard the biological environment, empower local societies and edify travelers.

Bhutan Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) 50% discount

Bhutan has announced a new travel incentive on Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) which is designed to encourage longer stays with terms and condition applied…

Bhutan tour packages discounts

The Royal Government of Bhutan special provision offered Bhutan Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) Fifty percent (50%) discounts for tourists visiting Bhutan starting will come into effect from 1 September 2023 and shall remain effective for four years till 31 August 2027. 

Most Appreciated Bhutan Tour Company by embassy of Switzerland

Appreciation extended for professional Bhutan Tour Service provided by Book Bhutan Tour to the Embassy of Switzerland. Our valuable clients were happy and fully satisfied with the quality of service provided during their Tour to Bhutan. Most importantly, our clients were totally satisfied with the type of hotels and the quality of services provided during their stay in Bhutan.

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Bhutan Luxurious Tour

Bhutan Luxurious tour is all about getting the best of Bhutan without compromising on comfort. With so many options, from locations to itineraries,  Bhutan Luxurious Tour has so much to offer . Our Luxury Tour Package is crafted in a way that the magic of Bhutan is revealed in all its scenic, spiritual and artistic glory while you experience the ultimate luxury Bhutan has to offer.

Explore Book Bhutan Tour's Small Group or FIT Tour Packages

19th - 21st February 2024 18 Reviews Sacred and most famous festival mask dances and folk dances are performed by the Central Monastic Body, as well as the public of Punakha district.

Drukpath Trek

05th - 10th September 2024 20 Reviews Druk Path Trek is among the easiest treks in Bhutan, it passes through a gorgeous natural landscape of blue pine forests and pristine lakes.

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Central Bhutan Tour

17th - 26th December 2023 12 Reviews Explore Bhutan’s central valleys, rich with ancient historical and sacred Buddhist sites. Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples.

10th - 27th April 2024 9 Reviews Popular trekking routes in Bhutan, with altitude ranging from 2,500m to nearly 5,000m, offering a wide range of landscapes, fauna, and flora. Witness the spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari from Jomolhari Base camp, which will be an unforgettable lifetime experience to this Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.

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Glimpses of Bhutan Tour

04th - 10th February 2024 10 Reviews An ideal introduction to the Dragon Kingdom of Bhutan, exploring Western Bhutan. Experience Bhutanese hospitality and well preserve the traditions and cultures and the “country isn’t just carbon neutral — it’s carbon negative” which is forest cover more than 65%, admire the ever-changing landscape.

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Jambay Lakhang Drup

1 8th - 21st September 2024 38 Reviews During this 5 days festival program, Terchham (Naked Dance) is performed by the local villagers from Bumthang district, Central Bhutan. The 7th century Tibetan king Songsten Gampo is said to have built 108 temples in one day and Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang is believed to be one of them.

Specialized Bhutan Adventure Trip

Customized adventure trip packages to Bhutan you can choose from. With our capability,  proficiency, and resources, we possess the ability to offer extremely customized services for guest to Bhutan.

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Bhutan Bird Watching

Bhutan is aparadise for bird lovers ans safe home for the many kinds of birds that are in danger of extinction, including the Imperial Heron, which is one of the fifty rarest birds in the world and the rare Black-Necked Crane, which breeds in Tibet and then migrates over the Himalayas to Bhutan during the winter months.

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Bhutan Biking Trip

Bhutan Motorbiking trips go through well paved roads while others trail on to dirt roads and trails. Traffic is still relatively very light and the experience very intimate, biking is now becoming a very unique and exclusive way of seeing and networking with the country, people and the Bhutanese atmosphere.

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Bhutan Cycling Trip

Cycling trip to Bhutan is mountainous scenery of Bhutan gives itself well to both on-road or off-road mountain biking and the sport is seeing increasing and admiration among both visitors and Bhutanese equally. There is a diversity routes accessible ranging from smooth trips on paved roads to challenging off-road.

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Markus group

Buthan Tour hat für unsere kleine Reisegruppe (4 Personen) im Juni 2018 eine wunderbare Reise in Buthan organisiert. Wir haben neben Thimphu auch Punakha im Osten und Ha im Westen besucht. Der Bus war bequem und alle Hotels sehr angenehm. Die Begleitung durch Ram, Tensing und den Fahrer war sehr angenehm. Es war eine sehr interessante Reise durch ein wunderbares Land.

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Dr. Andreas Group

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Petra Group

Every minute of this 14 day trip from the east to the center of Bhutan was a delight! We had a unique experience and the opportunity to get an unforgettable insight into this marvelous country due to Ram, our skilled and warm-hearted guide, which had worked in the past in different Swiss cooperation programs knowing interesting people.

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Mr. Benson Group

I cannot recommend this company highly enough. The communication is outstanding from the start. The owner -Ram- deals with you directly and will call you to talk about your trip in detail and what he can offer if you prefer rather than exchanging tons of emails. He follows up with lots of links and offerings before setting the itinerary. His English, knowledge, and enthusiasm will be evident when you talk to him.

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Kellsmart family

Before visiting Bhutan, we did research and found the Book Bhutan Tour website, we visited a website and we found that they have served mostly Swiss Diplomats guests, for that reason we immediately reserve through Book Bhutan Tour. Ten days tour to Bhutan is an amazing experience. We are fortunate to have Nawang Drakpa (our guide) who is knowledgeable, kind, and understanding. He ensures our safety and attentive to our needs.

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Caroline Müller family

We traveled as a Swiss couple for 8 days with Mr. Ram, the owner, and Mr. Migma, our guide. We had a great experience with them and learned a lot about the country, the people, and Buddhism. Many interesting temples and monasteries, beautiful scenery with mountain ranges, rice fields, villages where time stood still, hikes off the beaten track, great hotels, good food, nice farm stay with boiling hot stone bath, We recommend Mr. Ram, a very knowledgeable, helpful, and well-organized tour operator.

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Mr. Chandan Family

If you want to see the real Bhutan then look no further than Mr Ram Dorji. Not only he would go out of the way to make the best of your tour but will make sure when you leave Bhutan you take great memories with you! I have traveled across the world and many tour agencies help you build REEL memories but Ram would make sure you have REAL memories. He is an asset to Bhutan and Bhutan tourism. Read Review on TripAdvisor

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Stephanie & Randel

We have visited a lot of countries but Bhutan is very special and with Ram and Book Bhutan Tours it was even more special. From the time they picked me and my wife up from the airport to the 10 days later they dropped us off again, they never stopped smiling. We had so much fun with them and the knowledge they shared about the country was amazing. Read Review on TripAdvisor

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Esther group

Bhutan, the land of the thunder dragon and happiness! We were 4 women with the dream to travel in this small, hidden, not of many known countries to understand Bhutan, the land of the thunder dragon and happiness! We were 4 women who had the dream to travel to this small, unknown country to understand a little bit of the culture, the secrets, and the mystic behind it.

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Lisa Milnor

I’ve just got back from my second tour in this totally captivating country, this time leading a 12 night yoga and meditation tour. Our theme was Joy and oh my did we have the most joyous time ever! Every day was an adventure and our small group of six (including our guide Sajan and driver Raj) soon became great friends sharing unforgettable memories.

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Mr. David Tolson group

What an amazing time we had with Book Bhutan Tours! Our guide Sajan and drivers Raj and LB were knowledgeable, thoughtful, and good company. The owner Ram takes great interest in how your tour is going, keeping in touch and meeting up where possible. Read Review on TripAdvisor

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Klaus Uta Group

Great country, great people, great scenery, great weather, great guidance. We visited Bhutan for 7 days as a mix of hiking and culture- organized by Mr. Ram- the owner of Book Bhutan Tours. The tour was guided by Mr. Ngawang and Mr. Dorji. We can highly recommend those two guys. Read Review on TripAdvisor

Bhutan Travel Bureau

Discover the Last Himalayan Kingdom

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Travel to Bhutan, the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ and immerse yourself in a truly breathtaking experience of awe-inspiring landscapes, a timeless Buddhist culture, stunning ancient fortresses, colourful festivals and a welcoming, friendly people.


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Bhutan Travel Bureau are the experts in tailor-made Bhutan tours and treks.

For over 25 years, our experienced and knowledgable staff have provided travellers from all over the world with an exceptional and personalised experience of our remarkable Kingdom.

A Bhutan tour is one of the few opportunities left that will expose you to an undiscovered destination that even the most seasoned traveller considers a privilege to visit. It is a destination like no other. Identified as one of the 10 bio-diversity hot spots in the world, the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ first cautiously opened its doors to tourism in 1974. Ever since, visitors on our Bhutan Tours and Treks have been mesmerised by this ancient kingdom’s natural beauty and rich Buddhist heritage of unique customs and deeply held beliefs.

Founded in 1991, Bhutan Travel Bureau is one of the most experienced Bhutan tour operators specialising in tailor-made, independent and group Bhutan tours and trekking packages. Our broad range of specialised Bhutan tours and trekking programs provide an intimate insight into Bhutan’s unique culture and beautiful environment. We can also customise Bhutan trips to suit specific interests such as cycling, village walks, photography, Buddhist pilgrimages, bird watching, boutique tours and rafting.

Whether it is a journey for an individual or a large group of 30, we have the experience, resources and knowledge to take care of all required travel arrangements for your journey, including booking flights and organising visas.

Make your Bhutan tour a once in a lifetime experience.

Tailor Made

We are the experts in personalised, tailor-made travel and your  journey will be customised to suit you.

Founded in 1991, Bhutan Travel Bureau is one of Bhutan’s founding, and most experienced tour operators.


Our tour costs include accommodation (*except luxury hotels), meals, sightseeing, guide and driver.

Travel Services

We arrange all aspects of your holiday including flights, transfers, accommodation and touring.

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What our guests say.

We were very impressed with the services provided by Bhutan Travel Bureau. From our initial contact where we were provided with useful information to aid in planning our trip, to the quick replies and efficient rebooking of our flights and hotels when events outside of our control caused a change in schedule, they were always on top of everything. Once we started our tour, both our driver and guide were very professional, knowledgeable and capable.

We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Bhutan. It is a beautiful country with lovely people and an interesting culture. We were happy with our itinerary and the amount of time we spent in each city. Our guide, Carma, was excellent! We could not have asked for a better guide. He was friendly, polite, personable, patient, and accommodating to our wishes. He was extremely knowledgeable about Buddhism and Bhutanese culture. We learned a lot.

A wonderful 8 day exploration in September of Western Bhutan which exceeded all our expectations. There were four of us aged between 27 and 72, of varying fitness levels. The care that was taken of us by our guide Thinlay and driver Karma was fantastic, we were in very capable hands. They were patient, friendly and keen to make our trip memorable and interesting. The climb to the Tiger’s Nest on the last day was the climax of an unforgettable holiday. We’ll definitely be going back for another trip!

I was on a solo trip to Bhutan in Sept. 2019. I was a “difficult” customer in the sense that I had lots of special requirements. BTB´s guide dealt with them in a very efficient and friendly manner and I had a truly unique experience. I also appreciated the driver´s calm and solid ways, as the road conditions in Bhutan are sometimes bad. Before the trip, communications with BTB were smooth and fast. I can sincerely recommend BTB.

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. The car (a new Toyota) was very comfortable and had lots of space for luggage and pillows for the passengers. BTB 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!

Europe Sales Office

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Glimpses of “Me-Wang” the fire blessing ceremony at Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang. During the festival , in the evening, the crowds poured into the Jambay Lhakhang to witness the fire ceremony. The fires are lit to exorcise evil, and then the festival began with a dance of the black hats. This ancient ritual is said to purify all those who enter the structure. Bhutanese from around the region flocked to brave the flaming archway, hoping to bring prosperity to the coming year. For more information Contact us https://www.bhutantravelbureau.com ... See More See Less

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Sightseeing at Gangtey & Phobjikha : the home to our endangered Black Necked Crane. Our guest were thrilled to spot a couple and juvenile crane. ... See More See Less

We saved the best for last day excursion. Our youngest guests in country posing at iconic Tigers Nest after Bumdra Trek. ... See More See Less

Our group of students at Bumdrak trek at an elevation of 3800 masl to experience one of the most popular glamping destinations in country. ... See More See Less

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Top Tour Operators and Travel Agencies in Bhutan. Below you will find 22 of the best tour operators and travel agencies in Bhutan offering in total 67 tours and holidays through-out Bhutan. Combined they have received 107 customer reviews and an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars. The top tour activities offered in Bhutan are: Sightseeing, attractions, culture and history, Adventure and sport & Wildlife, landscapes and nature.

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22 Tour Operators in Bhutan with 107 Reviews

Buddha Treks and Expedition

Buddha Treks and Expedition

  • Address Thamel Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Response Rate 98%
  • Response Time 2 hours

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Breakfree Adventures Pvt Ltd

Breakfree Adventures Pvt Ltd

  • Address Maharajgung, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Response Rate 93%

Adventure Thirdpole (P) Ltd

Adventure Thirdpole (P) Ltd

  • Address Kathmandu Metropolitan City, ward no. 3, Ranibari, Tilingatar Marga, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Response Time 1 hour

Unique Adventure International Pvt Ltd

Unique Adventure International Pvt Ltd

  • Address Bhagawati Bahal, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Response Rate 100%

Alpine Club of Himalaya

Alpine Club of Himalaya

  • Address Thamel, Kathmandu , Kathmandu , Nepal

Encounters Travel

Encounters Travel

  • Address Leigh House, Varley Street, Leeds, England
  • Response Rate 94%

World Expeditions

World Expeditions

  • Address 1B Osiers Road, Wandsworth, London, England
  • Response Rate 82%

Bhutan Best Inbound Tour

Bhutan Best Inbound Tour

  • Address RTC Road, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Response Rate 74%


  • Address Soi Pridi Banomyong 26, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Response Rate 58%

Intrepid Travel

Intrepid Travel

  • Address 380 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Australia
  • Response Rate 90%


  • Address 2461 FM 778, Mineola, USA
  • Response Rate 95%
  • Response Time 3 hours

Bhutan Travelers

Bhutan Travelers

  • Address Clock Tower, Thimphu, Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Response Rate 78%

Outshine Adventure Pvt Ltd

Outshine Adventure Pvt Ltd

  • Address Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Response Rate 97%

World Tour Plan

World Tour Plan

  • Address World Tour Plan, Thimphu, Bhutan

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