Bhutan is a Niche MICE destination. The level of infrastructure in the country is able to support small MICE events only. Thimphu and Paro offers major accommodation infrastructure to cater to close to 100 – 150 people. More people would entail using combination of hotels.
The easiest way to get to Bhutan is via Bangkok, Kathmandu, Singapore, Delhi, Kolkota, Guhawati. The Airbus A319 handles approximately 150 passenger whilst coming to Bhutan and approximately 60 passenger or more due to wind restriction in Paro. Both Drukair and Bhutan Airlines offers there fleet for exclusive charters to meet the MICE requirement.
The destination is very apt for small MICE groups. Some of the key events suitable to Bhutan are small destination wedding, Anniversary celebration, Birthdays celebration, Team building events, conferences for top managements, and events for top partners or dealers amongst others.
Ideally a 4 to 5 night’s itinerary is most suitable for MICE events in Bhutan. A wide range of activities can be organized to delight the clients. Some of the suggestion is underlined below:
Picnic by the riverside.
Rafting in Punakha.
Cycling from Dochula pass to Punakha.
Game of Archery.
Gala meal events at Bespoke outdoor locations.
Football match at night in Chamlingthang Stadium.
City’s nightlife at local hangouts ( Friday and Saturday open till 1.00 am).
Indoor party (Most of the hotel allows parties till 11.00 pm as per law).
Nature walks and day hikes.
Arrival and departure experiences with Monks.
Lightening of Butter lamps in monastery.
Session with Spiritual Gurus and Talk on Gross National Happiness.
Organization of meeting with government agencies of particular interest.
Charity events for local NGOs.
Sightseeing highlighting points of Interest.
While such events are always challenging and requires constant handholding, Trophel Tours offers end to end solution for all MICE events.
Trophel Tours & Treks is accredited by Tourism Council of Bhutan (License No: 1030972) and member of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Global Sustainable Tourism Council.