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Nepal And Bhutan Tour

from $2,200.00$2,000.00

Relish the beauty of two nations Nepal and Bhutan popular for their mighty Himalayas, spectacular natural vistas, fascinating culture, generous hospitality, unique art and architecture, and many more in one tour! Both Nepal and Bhutan are a great example of the traditional way of living in these modern days.

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All about the Nepal And Bhutan Tour.

Overview

Relish the beauty of two nations Nepal and Bhutan popular for their mighty Himalayas, spectacular natural vistas, fascinating culture, generous hospitality, unique art and architecture, and many more in one tour! Both Nepal and Bhutan are a great example of the traditional way of living in these modern days. For centuries, Nepal and Bhutan visit was forbidden for tourists. In the late 1960s and mid-1970s, Nepal and Bhutan were opened for outsiders. This 12 day tour is designed for those who wish to have a spiritual yet luxurious journey. This tour takes you to the awe-inspiring landscapes and the most popular, historical, and cultural attractions of Nepal and Bhuta. Embark on an unforgettable journey via Nepal and Bhutan tour with the team of Real Sherpa Adventures in our private vehicle.

About Nepal and Bhutan

Nepal is a country with full ofgeographical, cultural, biological, and religious diversities. With the existence of high mountains including Mt. Everest (8,848m); the highest peak in the world, beautiful rivers and lakes, glacier valleys, dense forests decorated with rhododendron flowers, unique culture, and traditions, ancient temples and monasteries, Nepal has been dramatically increasing its number of voyagers in these recent years. Rafting, wildlife safari, mountaineering, paragliding, and bungee jumping are the favorite adventurous activities that Nepal offer.

Bhutan, the land of the thunder dragon is famous for its traditional architecture, magnificent scenery, colorful cultural heritage, dramatic Buddhist monasteries, and fabulous biological diversity. Rich in Himalayan flora and fauna, white peaks, and lush valleys, Bhutan is home to red pandas, tigers, blue sheep, snow leopard, etcetera. Nestled between Tibet, Nepal, and China, Bhutan welcomes travelers who want to explore the breathtaking Himalayans and deep valleys and experience the traditional lifestyle. This tour introduces you with the centuries-old magnificent arts, crafts, and architecture. The temples (Lhakhangs), monasteries (Gompas), monuments (chortens/stupas), and fortresses (Dzongs) reflects the history and architecture of the nation.

Major Attractions of Nepal and Bhutan Tour!

The significant attractions of Nepal and Bhutan tour are Kathmandu, Pokhara, Bhaktapur, Nagarkot, Paro, and Thimpu. Kathmandu; capital of Nepal is home to many world heritage sites including ancient palaces, temples, Buddhist monasteries. Bhaktapur is an ancient city which represents the nomadic lifestyle of origin people of Nepal. The major highlights of these places are Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nagarkot, Sarangkot, World Peace Stupa, Fewa Lake, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Bindabasini temple, International Mountain Museum, Devi’s Fall, Mahendra cave, Tiger’s Nest Monastery, and so on. The Boudhanath Stupa festooned with colorful prayer flags is the largest Buddhist stupa in the world and an important center of Tibetan Buddhism. Pashupatinath temple, an ancient and worldwide famous Hindu shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It lies on the bank of the Bagmati River. Patan Durbar Square listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site is filled with temples, Buddhist shrines, and a pagoda-roofed palace.

Paro valley rich with ancient sacred buildings and monasteries displays the ancient Bhutanese arts and wooden crafts in its street areas too. Thimpu; capital of Bhutan offers you the spectacular mountain views, Buddhist monuments, and stupas as well as colorful shopping stalls. Hiking up to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s nest) provides a memorable and adventurous journey in a peaceful and traditional environment. Moreover, the hospitality of both Nepalese and Bhutanese have attracted travelers to visit these sacred Himalayan lands again and again.

Best Time to Visit Nepal and Bhutan!

Spring, Autumn, and early Winter are the best seasons to visit Nepal and Bhutan.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu International Airport and Transfer to the Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu

Day 04: Pokhara Sightseeing

Day 05: Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara

Day 06: Fly to Paro International Airport (Bhutan)

Flight Time: 50 minutes

Day 07: Drive to Thimpu from Paro

Day 08: Thimpu Sightseeing

Day 09: Drive to Paro and Hike to Taktsang (Tiger Nest Monastery)

Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu International Airport and Bhaktapur Sightseeing

Day 11: Drive to Nagarkot and Back to Hotel

Day 12: Final Departure

Note: This is the standard day to day itinerary which can be changed according to your time availability and budget.

 

Tour Highlights

  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan
  • Scenic Mountainous flight to and from Paro (Bhutan)
  • Hike to Taktsang Monastery, Changunarayan temple, Sarangkot
  • Explore the city of lakes; Pokhara
  • Excellent vistas of sunrise, sunset, and snow-clad Mountains from Sarangkot (Pokhara)
  • Visit centuries-old Buddhist monasteries
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • An experienced English-speaking guide and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter)
  • An assistant guide depending on the groups size, (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • 2 times Hot shower anytime during the trek
  • 10 Gb Everest link wifi card for internet access
  • All government and local taxes
  • 2 times Battery charging anytime during the trek
  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu
  • Domestic flights and airport departure taxes (you are allowed to carry a maximum of 15 kg
  • luggage altogether in the duffel bag)
  • 3 nights accommodation (2 before/ 1 after) in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, Real Sherpa Adventures duffel bag and T-shirt
  • All accommodation in good lodges during the trek
  • Medical Kit carried by the guide
  • All necessary paperwork and permits
  • All meals during the trek
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Nepal Visa fee (please bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Any Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, drinking water, shower, bar bills etc)

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  1. Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to the Hotel

    A warm welcome by one of our representatives on behalf of the entire team! On your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will meet our staff at the exit gate who will transfer you to the hotel. We will start our touring days from tomorrow. After hotel check-in, take some rest. In the evening, we will conduct a short meeting that will cover the introduction part with your tour guide and our team. Enjoy welcome dinner that offers typical Nepali cuisine in a classic Nepali restaurant.

    Overnight in the Hotel. Dinner Included.

  2. Day 02 Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

    The first day of the tour in the Himalayan land. Your day starts with healthy morning breakfast. We will then head towards the popular historical and cultural sites of Kathmandu valley with our professional and friendly tour guide. Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square are the major highlights of today’s travel. Capture the moments in your camera! Visiting these UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you will get the insight of Nepal traditional culture and architecture. Your tour guide will provide information about the sites. After visiting these places in a private vehicle, we will return to the respective hotel.

    Overnight in the hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  3. Day 03 Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu

    After having breakfast and hotel check out, we will drive along the scenic Trishuli and Marsyangdi River to reach the city of lakes; Pokhara. Reaching this wonderful place which is also renowned as the second home to tourist offers you the vistas of many high mountains such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchchhre. After checking-in at the hotel, take rest for a while and explore the delightful lake side street in Pokhara.

    Overnight in the lakeside hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  4. Day 04 Pokhara Sightseeing

    Sarangkot, World Peace Stupa, Fewa Lake, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Bindabasini temple, International Mountain Museum, Devi’s Fall, and Mahendra cave are the major highlights of Pokhara sightseeing. After having breakfast, we will move on to visit these places. Hiking up to Sarangkot offers the wonderful sunrise views as well as glamorous vistas of Annapurna, Machhapuchchhre, and Dhaulagiri ranges. The food, colorful street, shopping centers, clubs, and restaurants will make your tour to Pokhara one of the most enjoyable and memorable ones.

    Overnight in the lakeside hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  5. Day 05 Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara

    After early morning breakfast and hotel check out, we will drive back to Kathmandu. If you wish or according to your budget, we will also visit Lumbini. This is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha. Many different style Buddhist monasteries and stupas are built by different Buddhist communities of the world. After reaching the Kathmandu Domestic airport and checking-in in at the hotel, you can take rest for a while. We will visit Patan Durbar Square during evening time.

    Overnight in the hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  6. Day 06 Fly to Paro International Airport (Bhutan)

    Flight Time: 50 minutes

    After having morning breakfast, we will head up to the Kathmandu International airport. The scenic mountain flight to Bhutan offers you a breathtaking view of Mt. Everest (8,848m). After reaching the airport, you will be transferred to the hotel and checked-in. Take rest for a few minutes and get fresh for Paro sightseeing! Today, we will visit Paro RinpungDzong, the Ta Dzong Museum, Kyichu Lhakhang, and the National Museum. At evening, roam around the street of Paro to observe Bhutanese arts and crafts! Also  experience the warm hospitality of locals!

    Overnight in the hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  7. Day 07 Drive to Thimpu from Paro

    Within two hours of driving from Paro via Pachu river, you will reach the capital of Bhutan; Thimpu; a fascinating combination of the ancient and the modern era. Reaching Thimpu, we will visit National Memorial Chorten (51.5 meters high Buddha Dordenma Statue), and the National Textile Museum. Observe the unique culture and traditions as well as Bhutan’s traditional architectural at Thimpu! Later, you can visit the main town and visit some shopping malls.

    Overnight in the hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  8. Day 08 Thimpu Sightseeing

    Today, we will visit Traditional Paper factory, the Folk Heritage Museum, King’s administrative building; TashichhoeDzong, National Library, and the School of Traditional paintings of Arts and Crafts. TashichhoeDzong is the seat of the Royal Government and Central Monastic Body. Similarly, the Folk Heritage Museum and the School of Traditional paintings of Arts and Crafts offers a fantastic insight into Bhutanese culture. Visiting the National Library, you will see the rare collection of Buddhist scriptures. Stroll around the lively market at Thimpu and buy gifts for your loved ones!

    Overnight in the hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  9. Day 09 Drive to Paro and Hike to Taktsang (Tiger Nest Monastery)

    After having morning breakfast and checking out from the hotel, we will drive back to Paro valley where we can visitTaktsang Monastery. Taktsang Monastery is the most iconic pilgrimage site of Buddhists in Bhutan. Once we reach the trailhead, we begin our hike to the monastery. An uphill walk through the dense forest filled with pine trees will offer you mesmerizing and close up views of the monastery perched on the side of the rocky cliff. The view from the top is breathtaking! Meditate with Buddhist monks at this beautiful and peaceful monastery for sometime. After exploring and capturing beautiful sceneries, we will move down to Paro and back to the hotel. Take rest and get ready for tomorrow morning flight to Kathmandu!

    Overnight in the hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  10. Day 10 Fly to Kathmandu International Airport and Bhaktapur Sightseeing Flight Time: 50 minutes

    After morning breakfast and hotel check out, your guide will drop you to the airport. Once again, enjoy the views of verdant landscapes, breathtakingsnowcapped mountains, and green hills from the top. On your arrival, your tour guide will pick you up and drive you to the ancient city of Nepal; Bhaktapur for sightseeing. Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Palace of 55 Windows, Nyatapol Temple, Golden Gate, Bhairavnath temple are some of the architectural wonders that we will visit today. These beautiful sites will display the traditional art, architecture, and lifestyle of ancient Nepal. We will stay at the same hotel after returning from historical and cultural sightseeing.

    Overnight in the hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  11. Day 11 Drive to Nagarkot and Back to Hotel

    Wake up early in the morning for witnessing the beautiful morning sight in Nagarkot. Nagarkot is one of the peaceful and beautiful places in Nepal which is famous for incredible sunrise, sunset, and snow-clad mountains views. Driving to Nagarkot offers you a pleasant and picturesque traveling experience through the dense forest areas. After exploring and spending some unforgettable moments here, we will drive to Telkot. From Telkot, we will hike down via forest area to the ancient shrine of Changunarayan temple.  It is one of the oldest and UNESCO World heritage religious sites of Nepal. Later on, we will get back to the hotel in Kathmandu valley. At evening, explore around the Thamel area!

    Overnight in the hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

  12. Day 12 Final Departure

    Your twelve days Nepal and Bhutan heritage tour ends here. You will be transferred to the International airport three hours ahead of your flight time. Have a pleasant journey ahead!

Hotels, Tea Houses and Lodges

Accommodation in Kathmandu will be in a 3 or 4-star hotel.

Accommodation during the trek will be in tea house or lodges. Some accommodations at lower altitudes offer fully equipped rooms with electricity, western toilet facility, wi-fi, and hot showers. Whereas some tea houses, especially at the higher altitude offer very basic kind of services.

You will be accommodated on a twin-basis during the trek. Most single rooms have twin beds with some basic furniture like a small table or a chair. If you want a single room for yourself, let us know in advance before the trek.

Normally, beds contain pillow and sheets. Almost all tea houses provide blankets but it is advisable to use your sleeping bag which will be provided by us in case it becomes too cold.

Some tea houses especially those at lower altitudes have proper western toilets. As you move higher some tea houses use squat toilet facilities. Also, it is important to know that some tea houses do not provide toilet paper in the toilets.

In higher altitudes, you will usually have to pay extra for charting electronic devices or taking a hot shower. Laundry services are also available in some lodges at an extra price. Wifi cards can also be bought at these lodges. There are multiple options available depending on the data limit and speed.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
What is included in this tour Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • An experienced English-speaking guide and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter)
  • An assistant guide depending on the groups size, (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • 2 times Hot shower anytime during the trek
  • 10 Gb Everest link wifi card for internet access
  • All government and local taxes
  • 2 times Battery charging anytime during the trek
  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu
  • Domestic flights and airport departure taxes (you are allowed to carry a maximum of 15 kg
  • luggage altogether in the duffel bag)
  • 3 nights accommodation (2 before/ 1 after) in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, Real Sherpa Adventures duffel bag, and T-shirt
  • All accommodation in good lodges during the trek
  • Medical Kit carried by the guide
  • All necessary paperwork and permits
  • All meals during the trek
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Nepal Visa fee (please bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Any Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, bar bills etc)