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Pem Tshering

258 Credits Price: USD/hr
  • Location:
  • Bhutan - Thimphu
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  • Male
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    French
    Chinese
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Wind of Fortune Tours & Travel is a tour company approved by the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) and is a member of the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO). As one of Bhutan's leading... See more

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GLACIAL VALLEY OF PHOBJIKHA: Gangtey or Phobjikha at an average altitude of 3,000m is a wide and beautiful valley, designated as conservation zone within the Jigme Singye Wangchuk National Park (formerly known as Black Mountains National Park) is a natural habitat for wildlife, including nesting grounds for endangered black-necked cranes that migrate from Central Asia in the winter (late October and stay till March). The lodges here provides hot water in the bucket and rooms are heated with wood stoves. Gangtey is the name for hilltop village and its monastery. The valley is known as Phobjikha and falls under Wangdue Dzongkhag. Phobjikha is a wide glacial valley with a central stream meandering through the open grassland and thickets of dwarf bamboo. Farmlands occupy the peripheral slopes where potatoes and turnips are grown. The forests beyond the farms are mostly coniferous. The general vegetation is composed of mainly blue pine, birch, maple and several species of...See more

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BHUTAN CYCLING TOUR: This feature Bhutan ‘Bicycle Tour’ offers a fascinating adventure for cycling enthusiasts. Bhutan offers a great diversity of landscapes to ride through, including wide valleys, forests and challenging high mountain passes. This tour also visits significant historical and sacred sites throughout the western valleys of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and the central areas of Trongsa and Bumthang. • Cycle through mixed forests, pasturelands and valleys dotted with villages rich in culture. • Ride down mountains with exhilarating drops of thousands of metres. • Challenge yourself with surmounting high passes of over 3000 metres. • Spend 3 days trekking the area around the beautiful Phobjikha Valley, • Explore Bhutan’s central valleys, rich with ancient historical and sacred Buddhist sites. • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya. • Experience Bhutan’s unique culture up-close...See more

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BHUTANESE DRESS. One of the most distinctive features of the Bhutanese is their traditional dress. Men wear the Gho, a knee-length robe somewhat resembling a kimono that is tied at the waist by a traditional belt known as Kera. The pouch t which forms at the front traditionally was used for carrying food bowls and a small dagger. Today however it is more accustomed to carrying small articles such as wallets, mobile phones and Doma (beetle nut). Women wear the Kira, a long, ankle-length dress accompanied by a light outer jacket known as a Tego with an inner layer known as a Wonju. However, tribal and semi-nomadic people like the Bramis and Brokpas of eastern Bhutan generally wear clothing that differs from the rest of the Bhutanese population. The Brokpas and the Bramis both wear dresses woven either out of Yak or Sheep hair. Bhutanese are a very proud people. While they are opening up the country to the outside world, they are also holding on to their traditions including...See more

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Pem Tshering

258 Credits Price: USD/hr
  • Location:
  • Bhutan - Thimphu
  • Gender:
  • Male
  • Languages:
  • English
    French
    Chinese
  • Transports:
  • Bus
    Car
    Motorcycle
    Bicycle
  • Availability:
  • Day
    Weekday
    Weekend
  • Interest:
  • Finding Friends
    Travel
    Business
    In English
    Education
    Health
    Lifestyle
About me:

Wind of Fortune Tours & Travel is a tour company approved by the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) and is a member of the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO). As one of Bhutan's leading... See more

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