NEPAL & BHUTAN TOUR

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  • DURATION15 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELEasy
  • GROUP SIZE1-12

Highlights

  • Visit Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Squire in Kathmandu
  • Visit Davi's fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Sarangkot View Point, hike to Naudada, Bindhyabasini temple, and World Peace Pagoda in Pokhara
  • Jungle safari in Chitwan National park in Nepal
  • Get to see impressive aerial views of the Tibetan landscape and mountains during a flight to Bhutan
  • Visit memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin Sanctuary, Textile Museum, and Heritage Museum in Bhutan
  • Visit Punakha Dzong and Chhimi Lakahng in Punakha, Bhutan
  • Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Trip Overview

Nepal Bhutan tour is designed to let you explore the cultural heritage and unspoiled nature of two beautiful south Asian countries Nepal and Bhutan. The Nepal Bhutan tour explores the land of the World's highest mountain, Nepal, and the land of thunder dragons, Bhutan.

Nepal and Bhutan both are located in South Asia, and both of these countries are exotic locations to traverse. The tour presents to you the rich culture, mysterious beliefs, and ancient art & architecture, unlike any other place. The easy access to travel to Bhutan from Nepal makes Nepal Bhutan Tour 15 Days tour a pleasant and memorable trip. You get to know more in-depth about these beautiful countries during the Tour.

You visit the three biggest and famous cities in Nepal, which are Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan. Kathmandu allows you to have a deep insight into the novel history of Nepal, whereas Pokhara calms your soul with its tranquil environment. Likewise, Chitwan takes you into its wilderness.

Nepal Bhutan tour begins with a touring of Kathmandu, the city of temples. You visit several monuments like Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square. You get to see rich culture, precise architecture, and daily life of locals and stroll on the lively streets of Thamel filled with people from all around the globe.

You then take a scenic drive to the city of lakes, Pokhara. Here, you visit different tourist sites in Pokhara. Pokhara is the city of Lakes with stunning views of mountains and glistening lakes. You visit sites like Davi's fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Sarangkot View Point, hike to Naudada, visit Bindhyabasini temple, and hike to World Peace Pagoda in Pokhara.

Phewa Lake is beautiful, and In the middle of the lake is situated a temple called Tal Barahi Temple. It is an important religious place in Pokhara, and you see stunning views of Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m) and other peaks around the lake, and you do boat on this lake. You then travel towards Chitwan to enjoy the wildlife. You can do so many activities in Chitwan, from jeep safari to go on a deep jungle walk.

Chitwan National Park is one of the very famous among both national and international tourists for a wild getaway. You do jeep safari, deep jungle walk, bird watching, canoe ride, and elephant bathing. In the park, you get to see a range of wildlife and flora. A total of 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, and 126 species of fish have been recorded in the Chitwan national park. You also visit an indigenous village of Tharus, where you can see their cultural dance, dress, and assortments. You get to know a lot about these people and their daily life. It is a thrilling visit.

After a wilderness day at Chitwan, you head back to Kathmandu and visit Bhaktapur city and take a scenic flight to Paro. For the next few days, you will be exploring Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha in Bhutan. You visit Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest), one of the most famous Bhutanese monasteries. You also visit landmarks like Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin Sanctuary, Textile Museum and Heritage Museum, Traditional School of arts & crafts, Tashichho Dzong, Punakha Dzong, and Chhimi Lhakhang in Bhutan.

We at Escape Nepal offers a comprehensive Nepal Bhutan tour package. Nepal Bhutan Tour is arranged in fixed group departure. However, Private departure is available on any day of the year. Therefore get in touch with us to know more about the trip.

Itinerary

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After landing at Kathmandu airport, you will be met and greeted by our airport representative, and he transfers you to the hotel.

Then, the rest of the days is free to rest and explore and stroll on the colorful and lively streets of Thamel.

  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu

Today, you go on a guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, and that includes a visit to UNESCO world heritage sites. The Tour is fascinating as you are visiting various palaces, temples, shrines, and courtyards.

The day tour showcases you so much about Nepalese culture, art, and architecture. The Tour today includes a Tour of Swoyambhunath stupa and Patan Durbar Squire.

Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the great Buddhist Chaityas in Nepal, and it is said to be 2000 years of age. Swayambhunath stupa is painted on the four sides of the spire bases are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.

Patan Durbar square is a widely known place, and this is brimming with antiquated spots, sanctuaries, and shrine noted for their perfect carvings. The former Royal Palace is the focal point of Patan's religious and public activity and houses an exhibition hall containing a variety of bronze statues and religious articles.

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  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at the hotel, you start to drive towards Pokhara. You get to see beautiful views of lush green hills, terraced fields, waterfalls, rivers, and small settlements on travel.

Upon reaching Pokhara, you move to the hotel and check in to the hotel. You explore the vibrant Lakeside Market in the evening.

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  • Pokhara

You start the tour early morning today by driving to Sarangkot's viewpoint. The Sarangkot is a beautiful hill that is famous for sunrise views over the Himalayas. You enjoy a close-up look at the Annapurna, Fishtail, and many others with sunrise and have breakfast at a hotel in Sarangkot.

After breakfast, you start the hike to Naudada that takes about 3 - 4 hours on plat level path, and you have great Himalayan views on the hiking. You have lunch in Naudada and drive back to Pokhara. You also visit the Bindhyabasini temple on the way back to the hotel. The evening is free to explore yourself.

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  • Pokhara

After having breakfast at the hotel, you start the tour for today. You take a boat ride across the Phewa Lake and visit the Barahi temple. You then hike to the World Peace Stupa that may take an hour. You can see fantastic views of the Lake, Himalayas and the Pokhara valley.

You then hike down to Davis falls, visit it and take a tour of the ancient and longest cave in South Asia and drive back to Pokhara. The evening is free to explore yourself.

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  • Pokhara

After having breakfast at the hotel, you drive to Chitwan national park with enjoying beautiful lush green hills, rivers, waterfalls, and small settlement areas.

Upon reaching Chitwan national park, you check in to the lodge, freshen up and have lunch. Later, in the evening, you visit Tharu village.

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  • Chitwan National park

Today, you go for full-day jungle activities, the day begins with a thrilling canoe ride and goes on jungle walking, you do Jeep Safari and visit the Elephant Breeding Center also. In the park, you get to see the range of wild animals like one-horned rhino, wild elephants, leopard, etc. Likewise, you also see different types of flora and vegetation.

Later in the evening, you go to see the Tharu village cultural program and overnight at the lodge.

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  • Chitwan National park

Have breakfast at the lodge and return to Kathmandu today by taking a scenic drive that takes about 6-7 hours. Upon reaching Kathmandu, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax and explore around.

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  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast at the hotel, you go for a day tour of Bhaktapur. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is highly known for its immense & tragic historical features that include heritage monuments that still echo the vibrant histories of these once-upon-a-time ancient kingdoms.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a piece of the ancient Newari city of Bhaktapur (Bhadgaon or Khwopa - Newar ख्वप लायकू) best known for its attractions. The square contains a regal royal residence that became the overwhelming focus as one of three imperial capitals during the fifteenth century in the Kathmandu valley.

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  • Kathmandu

We transfer you to Kathmandu airport to fly to Bhutan. You see stunning views of the Tibetan landscape and mountains during the flight, and the flight is about an hour.

Upon landing at Bhutan airport, you meet with our guide and driver outside the terminal building. You then drive to Thimphu enjoying beautiful views.

You visit Buddha point Memorable Chorten, Traditional School of arts & crafts, and Tashicho Dzong and stroll around the city in the evening if time permits.

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  • Thimpu

After having breakfast at the hotel, you start to drive to Punakha by passing through Dhochu la pass. You check in to the hotel in Punakha and go to visit Punakha Dzong. Punakha Dzong is the second oldest in Bhutan that built-in 1637 AD.

Punakha Dzong is located in the middle of the Male and Female River. Then you go to visit Chime Lhakhang temple and some other places around, return to the hotel and overnight at hotel.

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  • Punakha

After having breakfast at the hotel, you start to drive back to Thimphu, where you stop to have lunch. You then continue driving to Paro. Check in to the hotel, and the evening is free and overnight at the hotel.

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  • Paro

Wake up early morning and have a delicious breakfast. You then go on a short hike to visit Tiger Nest Monastery, which is also known as Taktsang monastery that takes about 3-4 hours to go and return.

Taktsang Monastery is a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and the temple complex located in the Cliffside of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan.

You then go to visit the National Museum, Farm House and explore the local market, then return to the hotel.

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  • Paro

We transfer you to the airport in Paro to take a flight back to Kathmandu enjoying aerial views of Tibetan snow-capped peaks. Upon landing at the airport, you move to the hotel.

The rest of the days is free to explore yourself and shopping as this is your last day stay in Nepal after a 2-week Nepal Bhutan tour.

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  • Kathmandu

Today is the end of the 15day Nepal Bhutan tour. Our airport representative transfers you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight back home.

Have a safe flight back home.

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What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • All ground transfers by private vehicle.
  • All the Accommodation – 14 nights including breakfast (10 nights in Nepal and 4 nights in Bhutan).
  • Meals as per the itinerary.
  • Sightseeing in Nepal and Bhutan by an experienced English speaking local tour guide.
  • All permits fees & sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Bhutanese visa fee & travel permit.
  • Flight from Kathmandu- Bhutan - Kathmandu.

What's Excluded

  • International flights to and from Nepal.
  • Nepalese visa fee (easily available after arriving at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All personal expenses (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry etc.).
  • Meals (lunch & dinner) not specified in the itinerary.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Check Available Dates

  • We have set a date to depart the Nepal Bhutan Tour. So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If the preferred date is not listed, then contact us for the further process to book the trek on your date as it is available on any date of the year.
  • We have listed the price for up to 12 people only so, if you are more than 12 people, then please contact us for the group price and process to book it.
  • The private trek is available on any date of the year, contact us for the booking.
  • The departure dates are your arrival dates in Nepal.
Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityPrice 
Start Date24 Jan, 2021End Date07 Feb, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$2500

Client Reviews

FAQs

Nepal Bhutan's 15 days tour does not involve any difficulty whatsoever. There are no hectic walks and altitude gain, which means there is no risk of high-altitude sickness.

However, You need to have sound health with normal physical fitness as you have to walk 3-4 hours a day to visit different sites.

You can go on the Nepal Bhutan tour throughout the year. However, March to June and September to December is the most preferred time of the year to go on Nepal-Bhutan tour because of mild pleasant weather.

We provide 14 nights’ accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Nepal-Bhutan tour, and There are all the modern facilities and services in these hotels. You can book either a single or double room as per your choice. The rooms are spacious, well-furnished, and clean with a private washroom.

We offer these hotels for this tour

  • Hotel in Kathmandu: Hotel Jampa
  • Hotel in Pokhara: Hotel Splendid view
  • Hotel in Chitwan: Hotel Rhino land lodge
  • Hotel in Thimpu: Hotel Amodhara
  • Hotel in Punakha: Hotel Pema Karpo
  • Hotel in Paro: Hotel Mandala Resort

We provide similar categories of the hotel if these hotels are not available, and there is also an option to upgrade hotels for this tour as there are 4-5 star luxury hotels available in these cities. Let us know if you want to upgrade.

A total of 29 meals (14 breakfasts, 7 lunches, and 8 dinners) are provided in the Nepal-Bhutan tour, and these meals are served as per the menu of the hotel.

Nepal tourist visa

Nepal tourist visa is not included in the price, and you can easily apply and get a Nepal visa on your arrival at Nepal airport. Alternatively, you can apply and get a Nepal visa before you enter Nepal from the Nepal embassy or consulate office in your home country or region.

Bhutan tourist visa

Bhutan visa is included, and we (Escape Nepal) apply and get it for you as you need to travel to Bhutan only through a travel agency. Only a guided tour is available for Bhutan travel.

No, the international flight to arrive in Nepal and to return from Nepal is not included in the itinerary and price of the Nepal Bhutan tour. You need to book these flights yourself as there are plenty of airlines operate flights to Nepal.

Yes, the international flight to Bhutan from Nepal and to return to Nepal is included in the itinerary and price of the Nepal Bhutan tour. We book these flights once you book the Nepal-Bhutan tour from us. There are only two airlines (Druk and Bhutan Airlines) operate flight to Bhutan from Nepal and return.

We provide private tourist vehicles throughout the Nepal - Bhutan tour from airport to airport from your arrival to departure.

Yes, However, the tip for all services provided on the Nepal Bhutan tour is always a matter of personal discretion. However, the tip is considered as a part of their remuneration, and they may approach you for payment.  There is no need to be intimidated by request.

As a suggestion, US $5.00 for a tour guide and $3.00 for a driver per day from each member of the group reasonable tip.

Yes, there are some tours that you can add to the Nepal Bhutan tour. As such, you can do the Everest mountain flight tour on the morning of day two before the tour starts, and this tour does not require any extra day.