Nature Guide Course for Tourist Guides

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment, Lamai Goempa, Bumthang is pleased to announce the first ever Nature Guide Training Course. The course will be for 2 months (May and June 2015) and will comprise of both theoretical and practical learning.

Interested participants holding a valid license to work as a trekking and cultural guide are invited to apply for the course. Preference will be given based on the number of years of having worked as a tour guide.

Prospective candidates may apply for the course along with the following documents:

  • Application form
  • Citizenship identity card
  • A copy of valid license (Trek and/or Cultural Guide)
  • Curriculum Vitae along with passport size photograph
  • No objection/ recommendation letter from the concerned agency
  • Medical fitness certificate

Upon selection, participants shall pay the Institute Nu. 3000 to meet the cost of food. All other costs, i.e. lodging, vehicles, tuition fees and honorarium for guest lecturers will be met by the Institute.

For further information, please contact Liaison & Coordination at 17253783 or 02-333198 during office hour. You may also email at

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