why us


Mr. Sonam Chophyel

Tour Leader and Founder of Bhutan Journeys.

Sonam Chophyel

Mr. Chophyel founded Bhutan Journeys in 2005. He is a native of Bumthang, an area well-known for its wealth of history and as the winter home of the black-necked cranes. Mr. Chophyel’s knowledge of Bhutan and his vast experience in the field, make him one of the most experienced tour leaders in Bhutan. He is highly respected by colleagues and clients alike. Mr Chophyel likes to meet his clients personally to ensure that all their needs are being met and that Bhutan Journeys is fulfilling its mission statement “To Strive to give the Best”.


Mr. Kencho Tenzin

Specialized Cultural and Trekking Guide

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Mr. Tenzin started guiding in 2008. He cherishes meeting people from all over the world and is deeply passionate about his work. He is currently in Tokyo, Where he is studying a Japanese language course. As soon as he has completed his studies he is expected to be back as part of the team.


Mr. Gasey Lhendup

Specialized Cultural and Trekking Guide

Gasey Lhendup

Mr. Lhendup joined Bhutan Journeys having worked at the luxury Aman Resort for six years. He leads the cultural and trekking teams and is highly regarded for his specialist knowledge and for providing services of the highest quality to his clients.


Mr. Karma Dhendup

Specialized Cultural and Trekking Guide

Karma Dhendup

Since starting guiding in 2006, Mr. Dhendup has amassed a wide and varied knowledge of the history and heritage of Bhutan.He leads treks throughout the country


Mr. Bap Tashi

Specialized cultural and trekking guide

Bap Tashi

Mr. Tashi is one of the most senior guides in the Tourism Industry. He has completed all the trekking routes and leads cultural, photographic and trekking groups across Bhutan. He has a natural gift as a story teller and uses it to communicate his passion for Bhutan and its people.


Mr. Gembo Wangdi

Specialized cultural and trekking guide

Gembo Wangdi

Mr. Wangdi started guiding in 2009 and undertook further training in Conservation and the Environment at the Ugyen Wanchuk Institute. He enjoys meeting people from all over the world and sharing his insights about his country. He is particularly interested in tailoring his tours to the specific interests of his group.


Ms. Phuntsho Wangmo

Finance Manager

Ms. Wangmo joined the Finance Department of Bhutan Journeys in 2016. With expertise in financial planning she leads the financial operations and provides support for the day to day running of the company.


Dema Yangchen

Operations Manager

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Ms. Yangchen joined Bhutan Journeys in 2010 as an operation executive. She ensures that all the travel arrangements go smoothly for our customers. She is also responsible for liaising between the hospitality and transport sectors.


Tshering Dorji A.K. Janiman

Specialized Trekking Chief

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A senior trekking member in the company, Mr. Dorji has worked with Bhutan Journeys ever since its inception.  As well as being a chef, certified by the Tourism Council of Bhutan, he has been associated with trekking in Bhutan since 1985 and has completed all the trekking routes.  His passion for trekking and his culinary skills are an added advantage for any group he leads


Mr. Hark

Senior Chauffeur


All our clients at Bhutan Journeys have a designated driver for the duration of their stay. Mr Hark is our senior Chauffeur. His driving skills and cheerful personality always ensure an enjoyable tour.



Silvia Vizzoni

Sales and Business Development

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Ms.Vizzoni is our UK – based travel associate. She became enchanted with Bhutan during a visit in 2015 and has been promoting the country ever since.

For all information on Bhutan Journeys and its tours please contact Ms. Vizzoni at:

Email: info@bigbluecollection.com

Phone: 0044 7506012835

Website: www.bigbluecollection.com