Bhutan Nepal tour with world heritage sites, natural scenery, amazing views of mountain, excellent monasteries and jungle safari
- View of Himalayan range from the aircraft between Nepal & Bhutan and from Pokhara valley.
- Experience of Buddhist culture and peaceful village in Bhutan.
- Amazing Monasteries & dzong worth to view.
- Walk at steep valleys and a short hike to Taktsang Monastery.
- Local & traditional market with unique items.
- View of ancient art, history and culture in Kathmandu.
- Elephant Safari at the dense forest in Chitwan.
- Scenic drive and amazing hill view from Kathmandu to Chitwan to Pokhara.
- Bhutan: 4 nights in Bhutan with Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), Capital City Thimphu, Punakha with Chimi Lhakhang Hike, Bhutanese lifestyle.
- Nepal: 6 nights in Nepal with Boudha Stupa, Pashupatinath, Monkey Temple, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Chitwan national park with jungle safari and lake city Pokhara.
Witness an epic adventure as this journey of a lifetime takes you along with the burst of cultural aroma and scenic charm by your side throughout the quest of Bhutan and Nepal. A weave of culture, history as well as nature are among a few factors that make these destinations worth your time.
Far from the western culture lies the country where the richness of smile is equally important as this nations substantial culture. Brimming with their own way of living and wholehearted Buddhist religion Bhutan is overwhelming with hospitality. A province with numerous beautiful monasteries highlights Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) to us. Furthermore, there are high passes with astonishing trails to achieve those statures. Buckle up for a pleasant village walk providing you an instant connection to the civilization. Muster the memories in the beautiful valley of Paro in the light of graceful Punakha Dzong.
Encounter the place dignitary to be on a traveler’s bucket list as you explore the pearl of Southern Asia, Nepal. Lying in the foundations of the Mt. Everest is the country with immense cultural and geographical diversity. All in all, it’s a nation with almost mythical quality with beautiful stupas studding its lively streets. Introduce yourself to the world heritage sites and religious monuments all over the nation. Escape from the busy cities to the wildlife and immense safari to experience the rare one-horned rhino in Chitwan. Get yourself up and moving for the marvelous sunrise from the hills of Pokhara. On the whole, Live your life as a new adventure in this nation of felicity.
Tips for Bhutan Nepal Tour
- You will have experienced travel guides for this tour. Follow their lead and never miss any action.
- Follow the norms of the destinations you visit.
- Plan some month before the visit for full experience without regrets.
- Try blending with the people and culture here.
YOUR JOURNEY DAY BY DAY
After arriving at Paro Airport, our representative/guide will receive you there. You will drive to Thimphu from Paro. Along the way, the guide will provide you with the necessary information about the trip ad more. Rest for a while after reaching your hotel in Thimphu. Head out for a self-exploratory walk in the local markets in the evening. These are lively and gets to the first close glance at the Bhutanese lifestyle. Overnight at Thimphu.
We start our trip to Punakha today from Thimphu. The drive (2 hrs 30 mins) will start after breakfast to Punakha. Along the way is the beautiful Dochu La pass. In this brief break here visit the Druk Wangyal Chortens The views of the Himalayas with the majestic Gangkhar Puensum is fantastic from the pass. Other mountains include Masagang, Tsendagang, Terigang Jejegangphugang, Kangphugang, and Zongphugang Spending some quality time here we will take a side-tour to visit Wangdue Dzong. It is located as the top of a ridge overlooking the Dang Chu and Puna Tsang Chu rivers. We will continue to drive to Punakha after a quick tour here.
After arriving at Punakha prest for a while at your hotel. You will visit the Chimi Lhakhang or 'Temple of the divine madman' on the way or after a short break in Punakha. This temple is unique and historical and your local guide will make you familiar with some of its legends. Overnight at Punakha.
We will resume our Punakha tour visiting the sublime Punakha Dzong in the banks of Pho Chu and Mo Chhu rivers. Historically significant and an architectural masterpiece, Punakha Dzong is a wonderful destination not to miss in Bhutan. After the tour, we will head towards Thimphu and continue our exploration there. The local paper and handicrafts factories, and the National Museum of Bhutan are our main destinations in this stop. We will carry on with the scenic drive leading us to Paro in the evening. Overnight at Paro.
The Hike to Taktsang Monastery is a proven delight for travelers to experience nature and spirituality as a whole in Bhutan. The hike might be challenging for some but it truly is worth a couple of hours hike from Paro. You can have a slow and gradual walk with breaks in the midway shops.
Once there witness the majestic view of the pristine Taktsang monastery carved in a giant cliff. Know the legends of great Guru Padmasambhava and explore the beautiful monastery. Also, visit the caves inside the monastery interacting with the monks here. Return from the hike and rest for a while in your hotel. Visit some more local monasteries and the beautiful Drukgyel Dzong to end your Paro tour. Overnight in Paro.
If you have some time to spare you can visit the local handicraft shops and buy some souvenirs at Paro. We will fly to Kathmandu leaving Bhutan today. The flight is short but the scenic views of the Himalayas are one to enjoy during it. Once landed in Kathmandu, your guide will pick you and transfer you to your hotel. Rest for a while and we'll begin the Kathmandu tour after lunch.
We will visit two UNESCO heritage sites today starting from the Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. Learn more about the Hindu rites and rituals with a brief tour of this beautiful temple complex beside Bagmati River. Next, we will take a short drive to the Majestic Boudhanath stupa. The biggest Stupa of Nepal, Boudhanath showcases a glimpse of Tibetan culture and Buddhism at the heart of Kathmandu Valley. Return to the hotel and rest for the day. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Our heritage tour continues today as we will visit three more UNESCO heritage sites. Following Breakfast, we will have a drive of an hour to reach the iconic Bhaktapur city. Entering the Medival era like streets and settlements we will get o know the Newari culture from close here. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is our first destination alongside many. This iconic palace square hosts the art, monuments, and piece of History itself at Kathmandu valley. The pottery square and Nyatapola temple complex are two other destinations in Bhaktapur that we will explore. We will also try the local Newari cuisine highlighted by the famous King Curd 'JuJu Dhau' of Bhaktapur.
Next, we will drive back to Kathmandu and visit the well known Swyambhunath or 'the monkey temple'. In a high hill overlooking the Kathmandu valley, Swyambhunath Temple is a spiritual center for both Hindu and Buddhist devotees. Towards the evening we will visit the Kathmandu/Basantapur Durbar Square which is near your hotel. The Kumari Temple, Taleju Temple, and other fantastic monuments await you at the square. In the evening explore around Ason and Thamel markets to get a slice of local commerce. Overnight at Kathmandu.
You have options to fly or drive to Chitwan from Kathmandu Valley. The drive winds down a hill highway beside Trishuli River and is about 6 hours long. We will stop in one of the midway towns for lunch. You can also try some local snacks and fruits in the brief stops throughout the drive. The short flight (30 mins) takes you to Bharatpur Airport in Chitwan.
You will head straight to your hotel here for some rest and refreshments. In the evening, visit some of the Tharu villages nearby. You can have a glance at the lifestyle in Terai plains of Nepal with this tour. We will also attend the Tharu cultural program organized by local villagers before dinner. Overnight at Chitwan.
Our day close to nature with different activities planned throughout the day. We will take a canoe ride in the Rapti River heading to the entrance of Chitwan National park. Throughout the ride, you can spot crocodiles and Gharials on the banks with different beautiful birds as well.
We will begin the elephant safari in the National Park next. One-horned Rhinoceros and Royal Bengal Tigers are some of the rare animals with many other mammals, reptiles, and birds species to spot during the safari. You can visit the elephant breeding center and crocodile hatchery after the safari on the premises of Chitwan NP as well. Rest for the day after a lively day here. Overnight at Chitwan.
Our next destination is Pokhara, the adventure capital of Nepal from Chitwan. You can drive (6 hrs) or fly (20 mins) to Pokhara after breakfast today. After arriving here, rest for a while at your hotel and head out to explore Pokhara.
You can go solo walking or visit some city attractions with your guide next. Spend the evening boating in the Phewa Lake enjoying a beautiful sunset over the Annapurna Ranges. Overnight at Pokhara.
We will spend the day exploring the major attractions in Pokhara before driving back to Kathmandu today. You have an option to go on an early morning hike to Sarangkot hill for a sunrise view.
The Tal Barahi and Bindabasini Temples are the religious centers you can visit early today. The caves of Pokhara namely Gupteshor, Mahendra, and Bat caves are next for your visit. You can also visit the International Mountaineering Museum before completing the Pokhara tour.
We will return to Kathmandu by a flight or drive in the afternoon from Pokhara. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Spend some time for a Souvenir shopping session in the vibrant markets of Thamel in your spare time. The Handicrafts, organic products, and ornaments are few to choose from this Himalayan nation.
We will drive you to the airport a few hours before your departure. With some beautiful memories and stories to treasure, you will complete the Bhutan Nepal Tour with Asia Experiences.
Cost & Inclusion
The tour cost for each package might different with the hotel category, tour duration, number of travelers, travel season, routes and activities being the major factors. You can customize these find your ideal package which might not be same with cheaper deals elsewhere. Rest assured, make your visit worth every bit with Asia Experiences.
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- Full meals in Bhutan.
- Processing Travel Permit and Entry Visa.
- Breakfast in Nepal.
- Full meals in Chitwan
- Airport pickups and drops service.
- Private ground transportation with A/C.
- Twin-sharing hotel accommodation.
- Local cultural tour guide with English speaking.
- Sightseeing entrance fees for museums and monuments.
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