- A wonderful opportunity to spend time in this unusual country, with its smiling people, against the backdrop of the Himalayas. Highlights were the flight from Kathmandu along the Himalayan range past Everest, seeing beautiful costumes at the festival, climbing to the Tiger's Nest Monastery - and tackling the mountain passes in snow! The tour guide, Tashi and his assistant Kuenzang were superb - attentive, informative and great fun. The driver was experienced and made us feel really safe. Hotel rooms were enormous in Bhutan, some even with wood burning stoves and hot water bottles or electric blankets. Food was ok, although we were glad of more variety at the end in Kathmandu.
Tips: be ready for extremes of temperature - Kathmandu was upper 20s in March. The tour there could have been spread over two days as we were exhausted after an early flight.
Published on: 25 March 2017