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Yak Holidays
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We specialize in tailor made private trips and group Travel to Bhutan. We are licensed by the Tourism Council of Bhutan & is a member of Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators.

Our Nominations:

The only Bhutan Travel Company to be nominated for the Ashoka Change Makers' Award organized by the National Geographic Society in the year 2007 & 2008 for educating and creating awareness amongst the travelers of the unique nomadic lifestyle prevalent in the mountains, and for upholding local laws governing culture and environmental preservation practices.

Our Motto: To harmoniously unite conservation, communities and sustainable travel
Note: Our Clients will be presented a copy of the Bhutan Travel Documentary titled "Bhutan - Where Happiness breaths"

Why travel to Bhutan with Yak Holidays?

Mask dance Dear Travelers,

Kuzuzanpola! Thank you very much for visiting our website.

YAK is extraordinary, both as an animal of the formidable Himalayan ranges and as the symbol of Bhutan's leading travel and tour company. That's us: Yak Holidays International. Established in 2003, we are a travel company licensed by the Tourism Council of Bhutan, an autonomous body which oversees the tourism industry. Our company is also a member of the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators.

"We were honoured to host His Excellency Ex-President of UKRAINE Mr. Victor Yeschenko and his family members in August,2014"[Photo Above]. Mr. Sithar, Managing Director of Yak Holidays International on the extreme right

YAK has 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 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 does so by encouraging travelers to purchase and utilize materials available locally, thereby creating an outlet for local products instead of exacerbating demand for imported commodities. YAK Holidays is extraordinary, because we provide more enjoyable experiences for tourists through meaningful connections with local people and a greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues. We minimize negative economic, environmental and social impacts.

What makes YAK distinct from other travel companies is that the owner and managers of the company are well experienced and know about the country extremely well. We are uniquely positioned to provide unrivalled services in the industry. We have experience, discipline and passion. And we have wisdom. All this goes on to enrich your visit to Bhutan, be it a cultural tour or a tough trek through the rugged terrains of the country.

At YAK, we do not design tour itineraries for you. We provide the details of places and things that could be of interest to you, so your itinerary is developed in consultation with you.

YAK specializes in tour packages that enable its guests to experience real Bhutan, those untouched, pure and untainted corners of the country where life is what it exactly was many years ago. YAK is extraordinary because it is owned by a social entrepreneur, a man whose ambition and passion for the business fuels YAK. Sithar Tamang relishes the satisfaction of his guests. For him, tourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel.

It may be fair to say that at YAK Holidays International, tourism is not just a business. It is a way of life.

Sithar Tamang

And Yes!

YAK Walks the Talk. See it for yourself!

Sithar Tamang

Managing Director

For travel to Bhutan, you have to book the pre-paid package tour. Some of our sample tour itineraries are given below.

Besides the above mentioned cultural and festival tours, we also organize special interest tours like mountain biking, alpine flower tour, motorcycle tour, white water rafting and kayaking. Please contact us for the itinerary.

Clients' Video Testimonial

Clients' Testimonials

"I have had an amazing week, and the beauty and peacefulness I have experienced in this amazing Kingdom has created so many memories that I hope will be with me for the rest of my life [...]"

Gael McNally,New Zealand

"The information and the itinerary were perfect. It would be difficult to explain everything as Bhutan is unique. We were greeted with great love and respect as we stepped out of the airport [...]"

Ms. Carole/Dr. Paul Jokiel, Marine Scientists, Hawaii

"Thank you for a wonderful adventure in Bhutan! My son and I thoroughly enjoyed it. we are still talking about it and recommending it to everyone [...]"

Dick Rappleye, USA

"Back in Holland I think of Bhutan all of the time. What a wonderful country you have, and what a nice people. We had a great time and hope to visit you again [...]"

Mariatte Bossers, Netherlands

"Traveling to Bhutan was a dream come true for me. Before leaving I was apprehensive that I might have been in for a disappointment after so much dreaming, however it turned out to be even better than I expected [...]"

Rosalia Coll, Mallorca (Spain)

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