Nepal Bhutan Tours

Nepal and Bhutan occupy the most remote landmass in the the Himalayas. The invincible Himalayan landscape however safeguarded diverse cultures and practices unstained until now. The vertically raising slope of Nepal - Bhutan nourished diverse flora, fauna and ethnicity. Nepal was safe hideout for immigrants and political renegades from both India and Tibet from the ancient time. This flourished several distinct cultures in the manifold Himalayan valleys.

Nepal Bhutan Tours
  • Duration11 Night 12 Days
  • Height555
  • Latitude86° 55' 31.08
  • Longitude28° 23' 41.4852'' N
  • Routekathmandu-test
  • Flightkathmandu-pokhara
  • Caravan Routelukla-test

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu:

Arrive Kathmandu. Meet/assist at Kathmandu airport by us and transfer to Hotel. PM: Rest.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu

It's an experience not to be missed - wake up in the early morning to witness the beautiful sunrise outlook from the hotel before breakfast serving. The next, we head for Kathmandu and keep half day valley sightseeing's with Kathmandu Durbar Square, the place of the Malla and then the Shah Kings of Nepal, visiting Kumari Temple, house of the virgin goddess, visiting Swoyambhunath, a stupa on the top of hill - from here you can overlook the scenery of Kathmandu Valley and another half day Visit to Patan city, famous city features of arts and crafts - the highlight of trip is the Shikara (Krishna Temple), Patan Durbar with Royal bath, Hiranya Varna Mahavir (Buddhist Monastery).

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast

Day 03: Kathmandu

After breakfast, start the trip to visit Kathmandu Valley with its various important religious centers; Pashupatinath (Hindu Temple), nearby along the banks of the Bagmati River, where is the cremation area for the dead, Boudhanath is possibly the largest Stupa in the world and the center for Tibetan school of Buddhism. Followed by driving onto Bhaktapur, the medical city of devotes and the best preserved of all the ancients cities of Kathmandu Valley.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast

Day 04: Kathmandu - Paro, Arrival Paro International airport / transfer to Thimpu (2300m) - 2 hrs. Drive

During the flight, on a clear day, you can see breathtaking views of the Himalaya Mountains, including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake Peaks in Bhutan. On arrival you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. If time permit in the afternoon you can visit the following places: - Kyichu Lhakhang - Paro Dzong In the evening you can drive to the capital town of Thimphu.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05: Thimpu sightseeing / Late afternoon transfer to Punakha (1250m.) - 3/4 hrs. drive

There are a good many things to see in the capital which has a very relaxed, laid-back feel about it. Thimphu is relatively small having a population of approximately 45,000 people and the streets are wide and tree lined. You will almost certainly visit the Late King's Memorial Chorten, the National Library, Drubthob Nunnery, Folk Heritage Museum, the handmade paper factory, the school of arts and crafts where young students learn the traditional arts and crafts (Zo Rig Chusum – the thirteen crafts), Gold and the Silver Smiths workshop, Zangtopelri Lhakhang, and the Handicraft Emporium and the local handicraft centers to see the weavers at work and also varieties of textiles, thangkha paintings, masks, jewellery etc Late afternoon you will drive to Punakha (the former capital of Bhutan), with a stop en route for tea at Dochu La (3,100 meters), where on a clear day you can get spectacular views of the Himalayas.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06: Excursion to Gangtey (2890m.) - Wangdiphodrang (1460m.) - 6/7 hrs. drive

After breakfast visit Punakha Dzhong, which is noteworthy both for being one of the most beautiful dzongs in Bhutan and also for having been built by the first Shabdrung in 1636. After visit Punakha drive to Gangety (Phobjikha) Is one of the few flacial valleys in Bhutan and chosen home for Black Neck Cranes Which migrate from the central Asiatic Plateau to escape its harsh winters. Explore Phobjikha valley and also visit to Gangtey Monastery the only Nyingmapa monastery in Bhutan. Evening you will return to Wangdiphodrang for overnight stay at Hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 07: Wangdiphodrang - Paro (2260m.) - 3/4 hrs. drive

Today we drive along the winding mountain road to Paro. Afternoon, visit Bhutan's national museum, a fascinating place housed in an old watchtower above the huge Paro Dzong (monastery/fortress). The museum holds a fantastic collection of Bhutanese national treasures ranging from ancient armour to textiles and thangkha paintings. Then, we drive to the head of the valley and visit Drukgyel Dzong built in a location that was chosen for its control over the route to Tibet. A spectacular view of Mount Jumolhari (23,996ft /7314m) can be seen from here. Also visit Rinpung Dzong and a typical Bhutanese farm house.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 08:  Paro - hike to Taksang (Tiger’s Nest Monastery)

After breakfast hike to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan’s most famous monastery. It is perched on the edge of a steep cliff, about 900 meters above Paro Valley. The hike to reach the viewpoint to the monstery makes for a nice half-day excursion. After lunch you can visit other important site which you could not complete previous days. Overnight at Hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 09: Paro - Kathmandu

After Breakfast at Hotel, transfer to airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport meet by us and drive to your Hotel. PM: Free for Shopping etc.

Accommodation: Hotel, Meals: Breakfast

Day 10:  Departure

Free till departure. Departure Transfer to airport to connect onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off using private vehicle
  • Twin share hotel accommodation at respective hotels on BB (Bed & Breakfast) basis
  • Lunch & Dinner in Bhutan
  • All sightseeing tour with local English speaking guide
  • All transfer by private vehicle; it is depend on group size
  • Necessary entrance fee as per itinerary

Cost Excludes

  • International flight ticket to/from Bhutan and Nepal.
  • Nepal visa fee USD 25.00 per person for 15 days multiple entry (visa is upon arrival at airport or border)
  • Bhutan visa fees USD 50.00 per person (We travel agent will arrange)
  • Beverage and expenses of personal nature.
  • Any Optional Sightseeing Tours and extension of tours, hotel accommodation etc.
  • Tips to guide, porters, drivers etc.
  • Personal Insurance.

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