Named after the protecting deity of Bhutan GOMO, Gomo Adventures was first established in 2008 and is licensed by Tourism Council of Bhutan. Our office is located in first floor Dasho Tobgay S Dorji’s building, Wogzin Lam, below main traffic Thimphu Bhutan.
The very reason behind opening such an establishment goes to the founder’s experience in guiding tours in Bhutan. Mr. Punap Ugyen Wangchuk started as a cultural tour guide in 2002 and after six long years, he reaped his values into Gomo Adventures.
Ugyen Wangchuk, is a keen environmentalist and a firm believer of responsible tourism. He has extensive experience in guiding and tourism, besides photography. Ha has published several books on Bhutan: Authentic Bhutanese cookbook, Bhutan Portrait & Landscape, and calendar & postcards.
He is currently working and compiling another coffee table book. He actively dedicates himself in promoting the entire Himalayan region of Bhutan in the international tourism arena. His zeal and enthusiasm has led the company to touch new heights. He personally escorts his guest to the right place in right time.
He is a graduate of Dodedrak Buddhist Institute and Tango Buddhist college, after which he studied English in Hawaii, U.S.A. He is well grounded in Buddhist studies, the liturgy, and other religious observations.
He built Wangdue Eco-lodge (www.bhutanecolodge.com) on his ancestral land over looking the beautiful Wangdue valley. This was a step towards sustainable consumption and production of the country.
EXPLORE BHUTAN WITH GOMO ADVENTURES
Run by a team of passionate and well-informed staffs, Gomo Adventures leads exclusively crafted tours. The company has been arranging various adventure package tours/ trekking and expeditions in various parts of this Himalayan kingdom.
Our broad range of tour is flexible and customized to our guests exact needs and provides an intimate insight into Bhutan’s unique culture and beautiful environment. We have options of itineraries which covers both photography and cultural aspect of the country.
Ugyen’s idea of Photography tours, and Ecotourism besides normal culture tours started with the growing numbers of tourist seeking for different packages in Bhutan. He have developed these unique tours according to the customer’s feedback he received over the years.
WHY TRAVEL WITH GOMO ADVENTURES?
He takes his guest to his own village, and giving them glimpses authentic village experience, visit monastery and have tea with monks, lean meditation technics from the master, help improve your photography skill, walk thought beautiful landscape, watch sunrise and set over the mountains and monasteries.
He aims to provide and offer best tours services from Bhutan for the lifetime experience & memory.
Why pick gomo adventures’ tour package?
Bhutan the “Land of the Thunder Dragon” is as magical as it can get. A country where cigarettes are illegal, chilies are a staple, rice is red and protective erotic art is painted on most houses, schools and temples. A Himalayan paradise with ancient monasteries, unique timeless architecture, untouched glacial mountain, colorful customs, rich traditions and enchanting festivals call for a photographic attention. Even with just the population of 7500000 people, the country is diverse and has a lot to offer.
Our various tours are designed by mentors who have extensive experience in guiding and tourism and knows the country inside out, Punap Ugyen Wangchuk is a professional photography guide and has dedicated himself for the past decade to portray his country and its people through his lens.
Our tour packages are designed to guide you to the most photogenic locations carefully hand picked. We will not only spend time learning the nuances of photography in these exotic locations, we take enough time in all the places to let the experiences sink in.
Our aim is to raise your awareness and spark your creativity so that you not only go home with images to be proud of, but use your new found skills to improve and expand your photographic technique in general. And we cannot think of a better location to express your creativity than the exotic Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.
COME AND EXPLORE THE HIDDEN KINGDOM WITH PUNAB UGYEN WANGCHUK!
From food and wine tastings to traditional meals at local restaurants, we help you experience the culture of Bhutan through its cuisine.
You’ll start each day the right way – with a hearty included breakfast. In the afternoon, we sometimes include special lunches to sample local specialties. Otherwise you’ll have free time to sample the local fare on your own. And at night, we include dinner at local restaurants so you can take advantage of the best each POIs has to offer.
We’ve selected hotels/lodges based on: comfort, cleanliness, cuisine, amenities, location and services. We believe that where you stay is ultimately as important as your journey.
We always try to put you in the outskirts governed only by peace and silence, as we know that relaxing at the end of the day is essential when you’re on holidays.
Guides are a crucial part of tours and they have been carefully selected for their experience, knowledge, resourcefulness and courtesy. Most are local to where you are going to spend most of your time, so that they can help you to understand the culture and customs. Right place with the right people at the right time!
We offer meticulously planned itineraries to suit each and every tourist with diverse range of tastes, budget and schedule with an objective of having you with us on our trips. But if you have your own itinerary, please let us know. We will be more than happy to personalize your tour the way you want.
When it comes to sightseeing with Gomo, we take you to right inside the must-see attractions. By using the relationships we’ve forged over a decade plus we provide access to the best sightseeing on offer, you will also experience true cultural immersion to ensure that you really discover the customs and traditions of Bhutan. Hands-on participation in local activities, farmhouse experiences, visits to temples and monasteries that will all contribute to your in-depth and exclusive experience of Bhutan’s.
What our guests say:
Gomo Adventures is a trusted and hospitable, Himalayan travel host. The warm and peaceful appearance of the Bhutanese people and untouched clean nature are an unforgettable experience.
– Yong-Choon, Kim. M.D. Suwon, Korea
Perhaps our most memorable days were spent at Punap’s village visiting his family, neighbors and students and teachers at a local school.
– Coral Sutherland WA, USA
“Ugyen was very helpful in showing Yukiko how to take advantage of various features of her new digital camera. He also added in depth coverage of many of the cultural aspects and explanations of aspects of the Goembas, Dzongs, and Mahayana Buddhism.”
– Bob Gottschall& Yukiko Tani, Washington DC, USA
Adventure, culture and excitement! There is plenty of all three. I can’t extol this trip enough. Even after a year I remember something about Bhutan every day.
– Dan Brandel, Washington, USA
Meet the GOMO team
We are a team of travel specialist working together, with you, to turn your trip into an adventure. We start by figuring out the best way to give you the most exciting experience in Bhutan.