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Yak Holidays Int'l - Travel to Bhutan

Address: Ladroe Lam, Changangkha 0000 Thimphu , Bhutan

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According to legend an old woman sitting outside her house was visited by a lama asking for a drink of water. When she came out with the water, the lama had vanished leaving behind only a sack. Out of...
Thimphu May 7, 2017, 8:00 am
The Lhakhang was co-founded by Dasho Gonpo Dorji and Doring Trulku Jamyang Kunzang, the third mind-aspect reincarnation of Terton Jigme Lingpa in 1935. The main relic of the two-storied temple is a m...
Thimphu July 1, 2017, 8:00 am
The history of the temples at Kurjey is associated with Sindhu Raja and Guru Rimpoche. Sindhu Raja invited Guru Rimpoche from Nepal to Bhutan to subdue some evil spirits that had been plaguing the lan...
Thimphu July 3, 2017, 8:00 am
It provides unparalleled insight into the lives and traditions of Bhutan’s nomadic herders. Immerse yourself in this one of a kind experience by playing the local sports, sampling the delicious ...
Thimphu July 5, 2017, 8:00 am
This is to notify all tour operators that the Department of Forests and Park Services in collaboration with the National Mushroom Center, Department of Agriculture with the financial support from the ...
Thimphu August 15, 2017, 8:00 am
Tharpaling Thongdrol festival is held annually at Tharpaling Monastery. Tharpaling festival is mainly a display of the giant thongdrol (appliqué silk work with Buddhist images), preceded by pra...
Thimphu March 12, 2017, 8:00 am
The Gasa festival (tshechu) is the biggest festival in the small district of Gasa in northwest Bhutan. Gasa is home to highlander communities. While many mask dances are performed, the local folk danc...
Thimphu April 3, 2017, 9:00 am
Gomphu means “Meditation Cave” and Kora means “Circumambulation”. The name is derived from a cave formed out of a rock-face next to a temple that has been built as a tribute to...
Thimphu April 4, 2017, 8:00 am
Zhemgang is one of the remote districts in the country and the annual tshechu is the biggest festival in the district. Different mask dances are performed during the festival. The highlight of the fes...
Thimphu April 4, 2017, 9:00 am
The three-day Talo Tshechu is well known for its maskdances and the atsara dances. An equally popular attraction, which has a deep religious and historical significance, is the Zhungdra (classical dan...
Thimphu April 6, 2017, 8:00 am
The Chhukha region is religiously significant as it has been blessed by many renowned Buddhist masters including the venerable Lama Drakpa Jamtsho in the 17th century. He established the Jabar Goemba ...
Thimphu April 9, 2017, 9:00 am
Dakpa Kora is held on the 15th day of the 3rd month corresponding to 28th February and Drukpa Kora (circumbulation by the Bhutanese) is held on the 30th day corresponding to 15th March every year (Che...
Thimphu April 11, 2017, 8:00 am
The three-day Rhododendron festival at the Royal Botanical Park in Lamperi, about 35 kms from the capital Thimphu, is a truly an experience for nature lovers to engage in the beauty of wild rhododendr...
Thimphu April 14, 2017, 11:00 am
Chorten Kora is located in Trashiyangtse, the easternmost district of Bhutan. One can reach Trashiyangtse after two hours drive fromTrashigang following the banks of Dangmechu and Kholungchurivers.The...
Thimphu April 26, 2017, 8:00 am
It takes place at Domkhar Lhundrup Choling temple in the village of Domkhar. The three- day festival starts on the 10th day of the third Bhutanese month (April or May), coinciding with the anniversary...
Thimphu May 5, 2017, 11:00 am

About Yak Holidays Int'l - Travel to Bhutan

Yak holidays Int’l established in 2003, we are a travel company licensed by the Tourism Council of Bhutan, an autonomous body which oversees the tourism industry. The company is a member of the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators.

We have a track record of excellence in the industry because we work hard, value our guests and their sensibilities, and assure hundred percent reliability at all times. We at YAK Holidays Int’l strictly adhere to the tenets of responsible tourism and ensure that there is adequate economic benefit for local people from your visit to our beautiful country. We arrange tours and treks in ways that enhance the well being of host communities. We make positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage.

YAK is Extraordinary, because it is owned by a social entrepreneur, a giant of a man whose ambition and persistence fuels the YAK. Sithar Tamang relishes the unblemished satisfaction of his guests. For him, tourism is about uniting conservation, communities and sustainable travel.

COMPANY PROFILE:
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:To harmoniously unite conservation, communities and sustainable travel
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