Nepal Bhutan Tour - 10 Days

Nepal and Bhutan are landlocked countries and spiritual kingdoms blessed with the amazing Himalayas, rich culture and traditions.Nepal is a multi-ethnic country with diverse geography and Bhutan is a kingdom of the thunder dragon with economic freedom and peace.Both countries are located in South-Asia and are the members of SAARC (South Asian Association Regional Cooperation).The countries are very close to one another since; both the lands are separated by the borders of India and the People’s Republic of China. Nepal and Bhutan have played a very important role to enhance the beauty of nature and religious harmony present in the current world. Nepal Bhutan tour is the best way to explore the beauty of nature and cultural experiences. The tour starts as you land to Nepal, a country full of wonders serenely complimenting the state of solitude and natural wonders with the grandeur of the snowy Himalayan peaks.One can witness the greenery of forests, sparking flow of rivers and an amazing view of the Himalayas overlooking deep valleys.

The tour package provides you the opportunity to explore the World Heritage Sites like Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. One can visit different museums, historic heritages, temples and the national park along with the major tourist attractions places like Pokhara, a metropolitan city in Nepal with spectacular scenery, adventurous activities and food choices galore.Chitwan, the fourth largest city of Nepal that offers you species diversity much higher than any other places in Nepal. Lastly, Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha and the most famous Buddhist pilgrimage site.

After your cheerful trip to Nepal, you will take a flight to Bhutan.You will explore the major tourism sites of Bhutan that includes a tour of remote and dramatic monasteries like Tiger nest monastery, here, you will also get the opportunity to know about the history and the story behind the monasteries by the local itself, a tour of Paro famous for many sacred sites. Moreover, the capital city,Thimpu with ancient tradition and modernity.Nepal Bhutan Tour is the epic travelling destination for a nature lover and an adventurous person.The best thing about this tour package is that you do not need to have any past experiences and the tour is suitable for any age group of people from a kid to an old age.

Experience the holy trinity of freedom- crisp air, Himalayan backdrop, and wide-open roads

Meander through the medley of traditional and modern architecture in streets of Thimphu

Unleash your inner photo-artist at the Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Catch a glimpse of thousand Buddhas at the Buddha Point in Thimphu

Brave the hike up to Druk Wangyal Lakhang in Punakha

Take a leisurely stroll through the pristine valleys of the unspoiled gem

Day 1
Day 1:Paro/Thimphu (1D)

Today you arrive in the beautiful city of Paro via the only national carrier, the Druk Air. In clear weather, the flight over the Himalayas offers magnificent views of the world’s highest peaks as they give way to the lush green Paro valley. The first gift from Bhutan will be the cool, clean fresh air as you step off the plane. After clearing customs and visa control, an arrival transfer will take you to Thimphu, where we’ll be met by our local CEO who will conduct a welcome meeting and orientation.

Accommodation: Namgay Heritage Hotel

Transport:-Private Vehicle: Paro Airport to Paro, Private Vehicle: Paro to Thimphu 01:30 – 02:00 Hr(s)

Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Additional Notes: Approx. Altitude: Paro 2,300m

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2
Day 2:Thimphu/Punākha (1B, 1L, 1D)

After breakfast, drive through dense forests of blue pine, oak, and rhododendrons and enjoy views of the Himalayan range and the valley beyond. After a lunch stop, the road climbs steeply through a forest of pine and cedar, festooned with hanging lichen high up near Dochula pass at 3,050m (10,007 ft). After stopping here for tea and panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range, we descend along a series of hairpin bends to the fertile valley of Punakha.

Accommodation: Hotel Lobesa (or similar).

Transport: Private Vehicle 06:00 – 07:00 Hr(s)

Included Activities:Meet a Buddhist Monk,Chime Lhakhang Visit

Additional Notes: Approx. Altitude: Punakha Valley 1,300m

Meals Included:Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 3
Day 3:Punākha (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Punakha Dzong, winter seat of the Je Khenpo and the Monk Body, located between the rivers of the Mo (female) Chu and Pho (male) Chu. Hike to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Nunnery and observe this complex of mediation and traditional arts training center for nuns.

Walk back to the road and then drive a short distance to Wangdue for a visit to the Wangdue Phodrang. We’ll continue on to the suspension bridge and hike through rice terraces, fields, and deep pine forest to Khamsum Yueley Chorten, where the view is superb. Descend until we reach the suspension bridge and the return to the hotel.

Accommodation:Hotel Lobesa (or similar).

Transport:Private Vehicle: Punākha 06:00 Hr(s)

Included Activities:Punakha Dzong Visit,Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Nunnery, Wangdue Phodrang Visit

Hike and Visit Khamsum Yueley Chorten

Additional Notes: Wangdue Phodrang is currently under reconstruction, depending on the status, we may or may not be able to visit.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner

Day 4
Day 4:Punākha/Gangtey Gonpa (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit the Crane Information Center and learn about the Gangtey/Phobjikha valley which is one of the most ecologically sensitive areas in Bhutan and is known as the winter habitat for the endangered black necked cranes. Explore the Crane information Center which is managed by the RSPN (Royal Society for the Protection of Nature), an NGO striving to protect Bhutan’s environment, flora, and fauna. These magnificent cranes migrate from Tibet in early November and return at the end of February.

Accommodation:Hotel Dewachen (or similar).

Transport:Private Vehicle 03:00 – 04:00 Hr(s)

Included Activities:Black-Necked Crane Centre Visit

Additional Notes: Approx. Altitude: Gangtey Valley 2,900m

Day 5
Day 5: Gangtey Gonpa (1B, 1L, 1D)

The valley is also a centre for crane observation run by the RSPN (Royal Society for the Protection of Nature), an NGO striving to protect Bhutan’s environment, flora, and fauna. At certain times of the year, it is possible to spot these magnificent birds.

Accommodation:Hotel Dewachen (or similar).

Transport:Private Vehicle: Gangtey Gonpa

Included Activities:Gangtey Goempa Monastery Visit,Phobjikha and Khewa Valley Hike

Khewa Village Visit,Family Farm Meal

Meals Included:Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 6
Day 6:Gangtey Gonpa/Thimphu (1B, 1L, 1D)

Please note that on occasion the Institute for Zorig Chusum art school is closed due to school breaks and holidays.If it is not open on the day of your visit, another activity will be arranged.

Accommodation: Namgay Heritage Hotel (or similar).

Transport:Private Vehicle 03:00 – 04:00 Hr(s)

Included Activities: Buddha Point Visit, Institute for Zorig Chusum Visit,Lecture on Gross National Happiness

Additional Notes: Approx. Altitude: Thimpu 2,300m

Day 7
Day 7: Thimphu/Haa Dzongkhag (1B, 1L, 1D)

The morning, visit Memorial Chorten.Drive to the valley and visit Lhakhang Karpo (White Temple). In the afternoon, spend time exploring Haa town.

Accommodation:Rigsum Resort (or similar).

Transport:Private Vehicle 06:00 – 08:00 Hr(s

Included Activities:Haa Valley Temples and shrines,Memorial Chorten Visit

Additional Notes: Approx. Altitude: Haa Valley 2,600m

Day 8
Day 8:Haa Dzongkhag/Paro (1B, 1L, 1D)

Drive to the Haa Valley, one of the most remote and sacred valleys in Bhutan via the Cheela Mountain Pass, at 3,810m (12,500 ft). Hike to Kila Goempa Nunnery which clings to a rocky cliff. Later, visit Kyichu Lhakhang Temple and the local archery grounds.

Accommodation:Hotel Olathang (or similar).

Transport: Private Vehicle 02:00 – 03:00 Hr(s)

Included Activities:Kila Goempa Nunnery Hike,Kyichu Lhakhang Temple Visit

Local Archery Grounds Visit

Additional Notes: Approx. Altitude: Paro 701m (2,300 ft)

Day 9
Day 9: Paro (1B, 1L, 1D)

Embark on a vigorous hike up to the Taktsang monastery (Tiger’s Nest), the most venerated pilgrim site of the Himalayan world. The view is absolutely stunning, with the monastery clinging to a cliff face towering 2,953m (9,688 ft) above the valley. Return to Paro and visit the ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong fortress.

Accommodation: Hotel Olathang (or similar).

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Transport: Private Vehicle: Paro

Included Activities:Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery Hike,Drukgyal Dzong Visit

Additional Notes: Due to the altitude this climb can be tough. Be prepared to spend about 5 1/2 hours to get up and down with stops, including lunch. Remember to stay hydrated and take your time.

The hike is gradual and uphill and takes about 2 hrs to reach the first stop at the cafeteria where you can enjoy views of the monastery. If you choose, you can stop here and wait for the group who choose to continue up to the Monastery.

Day 10
Day 10: Paro (1B)

Depart at any time. Airport transfer included. After exploring the beauty of Bhutan, it is finally time to bid goodbye to this wonderful nation, with a promise to return for more.

Transport: Private Vehicle: Paro to Paro Airport 00:30 Hr(s)

Included in the Cost

  • All airport pick-ups and drops
  • All ground transportation by comfortable private vehicles
  • Breakfast in Nepal
  • All Meals in Bhutan
  • Twin-shared hotel accommodation in Nepal and Bhutan
  • Sightseeing in Nepal and Bhutan by an experienced English speaking local tour guide
  • Permits and sightseeing entrance fees for museums and monuments as per the itinerary
  • Company services and all required government taxes
  • Bhutanese visa fee

Included in the Cost

  • All international flights
  • Nepalese visa fee (easily available after arriving at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu)
  • Lunch and Dinner (except welcome dinner)
  • All personal expenses (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry etc.)
  • Other services not mentioned in the 'What Is Included' section
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guides and drivers

Day pack (25–35 liters) Pack cover

Sleeping bag comfortable to -10 to -20 Degree(dependent upon season, weather forecast and personal preference) optional

Waterproof and comfortable hiking boots

Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes)

Head light with extra batteries,Trekking poles

Trekking Clothing(3 pair t-shirt,2 pairs trousers or trekking pants,

Wicking, quick-dry boxers or briefs (3)

Wicking, quick-dry sports bra (for women)

Heavyweight long underwear bottoms

Mid weight long underwear bottoms

Mid weight long underwear top

Wool or synthetic T-shirts (2)

Mid weight fleece or soft-shell jacket (2)

Convertible hiking pants

Fleece pants or insulated pants

waterproof/windproof jackets

Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain pants

Mid weight fleece gloves or wool gloves

Liner gloves,Mid weight fleece/wool winter hat

Sun hat ,Mid weight wool or synthetic socks (3 pairs)

Liner socks (optional),Sunglasses

Sun lotion 35 to 50 ,Water Bottle

Water filte ,Slippers,Towels ,Rain coat

Personal medicine kits

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Price From USD 2,830 USD $ 2,800/person
2800
Total $ 2,800 USD

Trip Facts

  • Car /Flight
  • 2 to 8
  • 2334 M
  • Nepal To Bhutan