Best of Nepal Bhutan Tour

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  • Duration: 14 days
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Tour Type: Privated Guided tour
  • Max altitude: 3400 m.
  • Transportation: Land & Air
  • Best Time: Feb - May. & Sep - Dec

2 weeks awe-inspiring Best of Nepal and Bhutan tour is a combination tour of culture and nature. The trip begins with the rich cultural sites visit of Kathmandu valley. The historical world heritage Durbar squares form 14th centuries (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan), dazzling temples, holy Hindu temple of Lord Shiva (Pashupatinath), iconic Buddhist shrines (Swayambhunath & Boudhanath stupas) are the major highlights of the trip in Kathmandu valley. Wildlife safari tour in Chitwan National Park gives you the Nepali jungle safari experience and Himalayan panoramas from Pokhara impress you with its heavenly nature. The first half Best of Nepal Bhutan tour, you will spend in Nepal to explore cultural heritage, natural beauty and enjoy wildlife safari as well as taste local food, observe Sadhus in temple & monks in the stupas and overland journey to glimpse mountain side of country with local people and their lifestyle.

After Nepal side trip, a short Himalayan panoramic flight (1 hour and 20 minutes) takes you to the Paro valley of Bhutan from Kathmandu. The serene country known as “Dragon Kingdom” is more beautiful than you watched, listen or read. Various Dzongs, monasteries, stupas and temples tell you it’s peaceful nature and rich cultural heritage. The cultural journey to Bhutan goes through Paro, Thimphu, Trongsa, Bumthang, Punakha and ends at Paro. Beside the touristic sites visit in Bhutan, this tour gives you an off-the-beaten path experiences too. The remote Trongsa and Bumthang hardly have more tourists than Paro, Thimphu and Punakha but the local people, unique mountain, high passes, pristine nature and preserved culture makes worth visit these destinations. The Bumthang valley is the spiritual heartland of the nation and home to some of the ancient Buddhist temples and monasteries. The valley is famous for the production of honey, cheese, apples, and handicraft materials. Buddhist culture, religious places, splendid Mountain View, serene nature, lovely people and easy hike to Tiger’s Nest monastery add fragile in the 2nd half of the tour. Best of Nepal Bhutan tour can be done in any dates as it’s the private guided tour but February to May and September to Mid-December are the best time to enjoy the culture and natural beauty of Nepal and Bhutan. This 2 weeks long itinerary takes in the classic sights of Nepal as well happiness journey to Bhutan.

2 weeks Nepal Bhutan tour highlights

  • Visit UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley
  • Embrace beauty of Durbar Squares of Kathmandu valley
  • Experience wildlife safari tour in Chitwan National Park
  • Fascinate with Himalayan Panorama and Lake Visit in Pokhara
  • Enjoy Himalayan flight from Kathmandu to Paro
  • Experience Bhutanese Buddhist culture
  • Enjoy the spectacular Himalayan scenery.
  • Visit regular sites around Thimphu, Paro and Punakha
  • Explore remote Trongsa & Bumthang valley visit ancient Monasteries& Dzongs
  • Enjoy a day hike to the Tiger's Nest Monastery in Paro
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Trip Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal

Up on arrival at Kathmandu airport meet our tour official representative, complete the custom and immigration formalities and drive to hotel and evening free time on you own.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: None Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu city

Full day guided sightseeing around Kathmandu city, you will visit Swayambhunath Stupa “Monkey Temple”, Patan Durbar Square & Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which will take you to visit Nepal’s most popular cultural attractions.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 03: Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage tour

Full day guided sightseeing around historical Kathamndu Durbar Square, Pasupatinath Temple &  Boudhanath Stupa. Kathmandu Durbar square, also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar, used to be the residence of the Nepali royal family and administrators. Kumari Ghar, Kastamandap, Taleju Temple, Basantapur square are the major attraction there. One of the most sacred Hindu temples of Nepal – Pashupatinath Temple is located on both banks of Bagmati River on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. Boudhanath Stupa, with its colossal white Mandala set against the beautiful landscape of the Himalayas, is the most important Buddhist stupa in Nepal.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 04: Drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park (170 KM, 4-5 hours)

After breakfast drive to Chitwan National to expereince the wildlife safari in Nepal. Up on arrival have a welcome drink for refreshment, briefing about afternoon program; have a lunch join for the safari activities – elephant back safari or Jeep safari, village tour or birding and evening Tharu cultural dance show and dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Chitwan Maximum Altitude: 150m.

Day 05: Drive from Chitwan to Pokhara (145KM, 3-4 hours)

Early morning jungle activities, you will enjoy dugout Canoe ride, visit elephant breeding center, jungle walk. Then drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is a most beautiful city because of Lakes and Himalayas. Evening, visit World peace pagoda to enjoy the Pokhara city, mountain and Lake View.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Pokhara Maximum Altitude: 820m.

Day 06: Pokhara sightseeing

Early morning drive to Sarangkot (1600m) to view the sunrise over the Himalayan peaks. After sunrise view back to Pokhara for breakfast. After breakfast visit Davi’s fall and Gupteshwor cave, Tibetan refugee camp, boating in Phewa Lake for one hour & visit Tal Barahi temple. Evening stroll time around Lakeside.
(Optional: you can enjoy paragliding in Pokhara)

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Pokhara Maximum Altitude: 820m.

Day 07: Drive from Pokhara to Kathamndu (220 KM, 6 hours)

After breakfast take an overland journey to Kathmandu. Evening free time in Kathmandu for relax or shopping and be ready for Bhutan tour next day.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 08: Fly from Kathmandu to Paro and drive to Thimphu (Bhutan)

After breakfast transfer to Kathmandu airport and fly to Paro airport of Bhutan, up on arrival there meet our official tour operation representative and drive to Thimphu (65km-2 hrs) capital city of Bhutan, transfer to hotel, be refresh, brief about tour program and visit Changangkha Lhakhang & Buddha Dordenma.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Thimphu Maximum Altitude: 2334m.

Day 09: Thimphu sightseeing & drive to Trongsa

After breakfast meet the tour guide at hotel and join full day guided sightseeing tour. Morning first visit the Zeleukha Nunnery, National Library and Memorial Chorten of the Late King Jigme Dorjee Wangchuk in the heart of Thimpu town, Ludrong Memorial Garden and The Tashichhodzong, 'The fortress of the auspicious Religion'. Afternoon lunch break and drive to Trongsa (200 KM) and visit Trongsa Dzong.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Trongsa Maximum Altitude: 2108m.

Day 10: Drive from Trongsa to Bumthang

After breakfast visit Ta Dzong & drive to Bumthang (68 KM, 3 hours). You will drive through Yutong-La pass (3,400m).In Bumthang visit Jambay Lhakhang, Kurjey Lhakhang & Tamzhing Monastery.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Bumthang Maximum Altitude: 3400m.

Day 11: Drive from Bumthang to Punakha

Morning visit Jakar Dzong and drive to Punakha (205KM, 7 hours). Evening relaxing time in Punakha.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Punakha Maximum Altitude: 3400m.

Day 12: Punakha Sightseeing & drive to Paro

In the morning time, visit Punakha Dzong, Wangdi Dzong, Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, Suspension bridge. Then drive to Paro, on the way visit Simtokha Dzong . In Paro, visit National Museum & Paro Dzong. Paro Dzong also known as Rinpung Dzong which is built in 1644. It is the symbol of Bhutanese architecture.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Paro Maximum Altitude: 3100m.

Day 13: Paro to Taktsang Lhakang (Tiger Nest Monastery) excursion tour.

After breakfast meet the guide drive to Kyichu Lhakhang, which is considered the spiritual heart of the Kingdom of Bhutan and its people. Then drive to Sartsham Chorten and 4 hours uphill hiking (optional: 2 hour of horseback riding) will take you to the Taktsang cafeteria. After refreshment, commence a short trek to the viewpoint to witness a fascinating eye-level view of the famous Taktsang Lhakhang also known as the tiger's nest. PM: After lunch a slow downhill trek to Sartsham Chorten and then drive to hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Paro Maximum Altitude: 3120m.

Day 14: Final Departure

After breakfast, transfer to the Paro airport for final departure. You may fly to Kathmandu and catch the connecting flight to your country or fly to other destinations as you wish.

Accommodation: None Meals: Breakfast Place: - Maximum Altitude: 2200m.

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Inclusion in the Package

Included

In Nepal

  • Admission fees to sightseeing spots & activities specified
  • Tour guide-excellent English-speaking guide
  • Hotel accommodation wtih breakfast
  • Transportation by private vehicle, Car, van or mini bus as per group size

In Bhutan

  • Twin sharing accommodation in the hotel
  • Full board service during the tour (3 meals per day)
  • Transportation for airport pick up-drop and tour destination transfer
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking Guide
  • All entrance fees and permits as per tour program

Excluded

  • All flight costs for specified destination
  • Bhutan Visa fee
  • Nepal entry and re-entry visa fee,
  • Meals- Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Costs extra-in case of flight cancellation, bad weather forecast, road blockage and extra days stay except package 
  • Travel Insurance and expenses of personal nature
  • Tips & gratuity for guide, driver and staffs

Availability

This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

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