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Nepal and Bhutan Tour

13 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Visit two remote Himalayan destinations hidden between towering mountains
  • Enjoy the Himalayan view of world’s highest peaks while flying Paro
  • Experience unique indigenous cultures, and gain insight into Hindu and Buddhist spiritual traditions
  • Discover Nepal’s iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Bhutan’s cultural hotspots
  • Wander the streets of ancient medieval kingdoms in the Kathmandu Valley
  • Explore the natural and cultural splendor of Pokhara and Chitwan

Nepal and Bhutan: Visit these two neighboring Himalayan nations, Nepal and Bhutan – famous for their dramatic landscapes, magnificent mountain views, generous hospitality and fascinating culture. Discover the cultural heritage of these two Himalayan destinations. This unforgettable Nepal and Bhutan tour will let you experience unique customs and traditions untouched by modernity with Chitwan Jungle Safari. Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites and step inside sacred temples and monasteries. Gain insight into living spiritual traditions.

Tourism in Bhutan only started in the mid-1970s. Following a strict policy of sustainable tourism to protect its environment and culture, Bhutan allows only a handful of tourists to visit the country each year. Embark on an unforgettable journey and explore Bhutan and Nepal. Your Nepal and Bhutan tour starts from Kathmandu. Wander the winding streets of Patan Durbar Square – a medieval palace lined with ancient temples and pagoda-roofed palaces. Witness the religious fervor and mysticism of the devotees at three major pilgrimage sites in Nepal: Boudhnath, Swyambunath and Pashupatinath temples.

Bhutan; Be mesmerized by the endless expanse of snow-capped Himalayan peaks as you fly over Paro, Bhutan. Explore the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’. Walk through its centuries-old dzongs (forts) and monasteries. Visit ancient Lakhang (Buddhist temples) and palaces. Interact with friendly locals and seek blessings from learned monks. However your Bhutan tour ends with an epic hike to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery.

Before finally heading home, you sample the cultural and natural delights of Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan Jungle Safari. Discover medieval Bhaktapur. Start your Nepal and Bhutan tour with an unforgettable trek through the Nagarkot Jungle Trail from Pokhara to Changu Narayan, one of the oldest Hindu temples in the world. Shanti Stupa, Pokhara, Tibetan Refugee Camp, International Mountain Museum are the major tourist spots of Pokhara. Likewise, a 2 night 3 day program that lets you explore the last remaining primeval forests for a Chitwan Jungle Safari in the 932 square kilometers of Chitwan National Park that once covered the Indian subcontinent in the Terai (flat) belt of Nepal. UNESCO World Heritage Site). Chitwan Highlights Tour 2 Nights will let you discover the wildlife and local culture through elephant safari, canoeing, jungle trekking, Tharu village visit and cultural program, bird watching with a trained naturalist and a visit to the elephant breeding center. End your Nepal and Bhutan tour with an unforgettable tour through jungle safari.

Best time to visit Nepal and Bhutan Tour

The best time to start this tour is year-round. This means you can join this trip at any time and season of the year. We will be happy to arrange this holiday on any date that is convenient for you. This trip will be your private trip. However; You can make it more exciting by joining extra activities/side trips. As people’s interests differ from each other, we have included these additional activities as optional tours. At your request, we offer you.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 2: Visit Kathmandu – UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Day 3: Fly to Paro (Bhutan) – proceed to Thimphu
Day 4: Drive to Punakha via Do Chula Pass
Day 5: Drive to Paro and explore
Day 6: Trek to Paro Taktsang Monastery, Tiger’s Nest
Day 7: Fly to Kathmandu then visit Bhaktapur and Nagarkot.
Day 8: Enjoy sunrise view from Nagarkot and visit Changu Narayan Temple – Return to Kathmandu
Day 9: Fly to Pokhara and spend the day exploring Pokhara
Day 10: After breakfast, you will visit World Shanti Stupa and you will have a panoramic view of Manaslu to Dhaulagiri range of Machhapuchhre and high Himalayan range including Annapurna massif as well as scenic Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake. And drive to Chitwan Jungle Safari.
Day 11: Full day jungle activities in Chitwan
Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu and rest
Day 13: International Departure
[After this tour, if you are interested in other tours, send us a message, we will arrange the itinerary according to your wishes. If you decide to leave Bhutan we will transfer you to the airport for your onward destination]

Special Note:
If this itinerary does not suit your requirement or if you would like to customize it, please do not hesitate to contact us. This itinerary can be customized according to your required time frame and budget limit.

Cost Inclusion

  • All arrivals and departure at Kathmandu/Paro, Bhutan Airport
  • Nepal tour including standard accommodation except Chitwan
  • Chitwan Jungle Safari with full board meals and activities
  • All Bhutan government and local tourism tax
  • Bhutan Sustainable Development Fee USD 200 per person per night
  • All meals tea and coffee are included in the Bhutan tour
  • All ground transportation as per itinerary
  • All standard accommodation in Bhutan's deluxe hotels
  • A local tour guide throughout the trip
  • Staffing, insurance, accommodation and allowances
  • Entrance fee to all mentioned attractions
  • Bhutan Visa Fees and Special Permits
  • All applicable local taxes
  • Domestic flight (Kathmandu - Pokhara

Cost Exclusion

  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Kathmandu - Paro and Kathmandu airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance (recommended)
  • Bhutan visa fee. (USD 50 per person)
  • Tips for guide and driver (tipping is expected)
  • Services not mentioned above

Equipment packing list:

It is better to wash and use instead of bringing a lot of clothes. While choosing clothes to pack, pack clothes made of cotton/poly bend. Keep in mind to pack t-shirt, half pant, pant to stay in the summer and you will often be walking on unpaved roads during the tour, remember to pack shoes and slippers.

— Rain jacket/ Umbrella
— Water bottle
— Day sack
— Hand sanitizer
— Flash light
— Pocket Knife
— First aid supplies and medicine
— Camera
— Sunglasses
— Sunscreen cream
— Insect repellent
— Passport photocopy
— 4 copies of passport size photo (It will be better if — you have)
— Laptop/Ipad
— USB drive
— Books
— Ear plugs
— Pair of flip flops
— Toiletries

Booking Note

Please note that Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu international flights are not included in the package cost. If you have decided to book this trip, we urge you to first check the availability of flights to/from Paro-Kathmandu on the dates you are traveling. It will be a hassle for you if you book your travel and later find out that there are no seats available on the day of your flight. Book this trip only after your flight ticket is confirmed. Alternatively, you can send us a request to book your flight ticket. Let us know when you will be traveling and we will book your tickets in advance.

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Nepal and Bhutan Tour

Trip Facts

  • 13 Days
  • Moderate
  • Spring & Autumn
  • Kathmandu - Paro
  • Paro - Kathmandu
  • Standard Hotel
  • 2 Person

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