|Talk on Gross National Happiness||All year||Guest speakers from Gross National Happiness Centre.
USD 100 for 2 hours.
Contact: Mr. Phuntsho Wangyal +975 17113131
|Visit Animal Shelter||All year||Visit the animals and campus beautification
Contact: Tashi Payden
Donation – Any Amount
|Traditional Buddhism flag making||All year||Eutok Goenpa
Material cost for the printing – Work/Art – USD 120
Contact: Lam Tshewang Penjor +97517619557 except one week during the Tshechu in March/April
|Traditional Thankha Painting and sculpting||All year||
1-5 Pax – USD 100
5-10 Pax USD 150
10 pax above USD 200
|Traditional stitching classing||All year||We will need to keep this activity on hold till SABAH gets additional facilities. They do not have the capacity at the moment to teach since most of their workers are home based.
If client decide to visit home based. Direct contribution can be made to the host
|Teaching English in a monastery||All year||
Teach monks at Eutok Goenpa, Shaba, Paro. There are around 50 monks from ages 6 to 20. Except during the festival time one week in March/April.
Can donate teaching materials etc and can spend time with Student. No charges from the company
|Transplanting rice||Mid May – First week of June||
We can try out the experience in Shaba Village, Paro.
Contact : Mrs. Thinley +975 17644198 / Mrs. Tashi Pem +975 17494022
This activities can be experience live when and where it is possible during their trip. ( Paro , Thimphu, Punakha and Wangdue) Tourist can contribute some money direct to the host or can buy juice or snacks.
|Harvesting asparagus||April- July||
Need to find out farmers growing this. Haven’t found suitable contact.
There is no farmer growing asparagus for commercial sell. Contractors buy and collect directly from the farmers.
|Picking Apples||August – September||
Can carry it out in Paro. Contact: : Mrs. Thinley +975 17644198 / Mrs. Tashi Pem +975 17494022
Possible – In Thimphu and Paro-USD 80.00
|Picking Persimmon||October – December||
There is no farm as such. But can arrange by Guide with local farmers for the picking Persimmon .
Can make direct Contribution to the farmers.
|Picking Chillies||Third week of September||
Shaba Village, Paro.
Contact: Mrs. Thinley +975 17644198 / Mrs. Tashi Pem +975 17494022
Cost: USD – 50
|Harvesting rice||Second week of October – November first week||
Shaba Village, Paro. Contact: : Mrs. Thinley +975 17644198 / Mrs. Tashi Pem +975 17494022
When we book -USD- 50
Also can experience in Punaka/Wangdue during the trip when and where it is possible. Guide should be informed in advance.
|Making of chilli powder and fried rice||December – April||
Shaba Village, Paro.
Contact: Mrs. Tashi Pem +975 17494022
1-5 Pax USD – 50 for the Fried Rice
|Making flattened rice||End of September – first week of October||
Shaba Village Paro. Contact: Mrs. Thinley +975 17644198
Cost: USD -80
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