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