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 and takeaways back home 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
Yak Holidays International came into existence in Aug 2003 after several attempts of trial and error and was finally registered as a Tour Operator with the Tourism Council of Bhutan, a government body. We started as a small but a dedicated group of enthusiastic guides and staff who are still the core members of the company.
Over the years, our experience in the Bhutanese tourism sector has indeed grown manifold and we have always maintained that we take all the positives forward to build onto our reputation and serve our clients better every single time and make your Bhutan Ttravel to this wonderful country a memorable experience. Flexibility and compatibility in the hospitality sector is something that we have recognized in the process, for the simple reason so that we can serve our clients better and better. e the satisfaction of our clients is the sole target that we must strive to achieve every time. We promise to always deliver the best.
We believe “YAK is an Extraordinary Bhutan Travel operator”, because its owned by a social entrepreneur, a giant of a man whose ambition and persistence fuels and catalyzes the YAK. Sithar Tamang relishes the unblemished satisfaction of all his guests. For him, tourism is a part of his life, it’s all about uniting communities, natural conservation with sustainability and benefiting the natives on travel without leaving any unnecessarily footprints behind that can hinder the local environment.
…So Travel To Bhutan And Make your Bhutan Travel The Experience Of A Lifetime
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 travelled 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.