Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Bhutan Far Fung Travel April 24th - May 5th

Jump to last reply

My wife and I had the pleasure of touring Bhutan this spring with Far Fung Travel. This was our first organized tour and as nervous as we were signing up for one, it couldn't have turned out nicer. As luck would have it, our group ended up consisting of one other couple and they were the perfect travel companions. Thank you D&L for everything.
We flew into Paro on a modern Air Bus and were met at the airport by our Far Fung Guide; Mr. Karchung and Driver; Mr. Cencho.
Cencho was an attentive and skilled driver and believe me, when traversing this winding Himalayan lane and a half wide blacktop highway, one wants a very good driver. Likewise, our guide Karchung was friendly, unbelievably knowledgable and flexible to the groups desire for lots of free time to hike and explore on our own. Both of these guys took good care of us and totally deserve an A.
In truth, the hotels were a little rough but that's ok. We accepted this as part of the charm. The friendly staff always did their best.
There were many highlights but some of my favorites were; a visit and tea at Karchungs home, a local festival and the hike to the cliff hugging temple called the Tigers Nest.
The people of Bhutan were wonderful and I recommend a visit soon before this last of it's kind destination is changed forever.

Sorry that round one posted before I was done.

1 Reply |

Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Mad Dash Across Too Much - Sri Lanka Not Bangladesh
  2. 2 Bali - January 2015
  3. 3 Any new BKK hotels or with new mgt. worth checking on?
  4. 4 New Thailand Visa Rules Effective Aug/29/2014
  5. 5 Two questions about Thailand
  6. 6 Where to eat a traditional Korean banquet in Seoul?
  7. 7 Custom made women's wool slacks in Seoul
  8. 8 Trip Report Cooking in Chiang Mai & Driving Around Northern Thailand
  9. 9 Guide cum Driver in Kolkata
  10. 10 Reading Suggestion for Burma
  11. 11 Bali in begging of July
  12. 12 Bali and Java - 24 September to 23 October 2014
  13. 13 Travelling in China at Christmas
  14. 14 Sapphire princess cruise from Singapore
  15. 15 Which itinerary Vietnam ?
  16. 16 fun travel buddy wanted - se asia nov/dec
  17. 17 Travel to Thailand - Open to suggestions
  18. 18 JR PASS AND ITINERARY
  19. 19 Places to visit in India in October
  20. 20 50+ travelling solo in Vietnam - where to stay in Hanoi
  21. 21 Six hours in Seoul, Korea
  22. 22 china
  23. 23 Sri Lanka trip Sept 2014
  24. 24 Please critique my Thailand itinerary
  25. 25 Souvenirs/shopping in Thailand
View next 25 » Back to the top