SHORT NEPAL & BHUTAN TOUR

  • DURATION8 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELEasy
  • GROUP SIZE1-12

Highlights

  • Visit different UNESCO World heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Visit Kathmandu durbar squire and Bouddhanath stupa
  • Visit Monkey temple and Bhaktapur durbar squire
  • Great sunrise and sunset view from Nagarkot
  • Scenic flight to and from Paro, Bhutan
  • Explore Thimphu and Paro
  • Hike to Taktsang Monastery also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery

Trip Overview

Short Nepal Bhutan tour is an adventurous journey that lets you explore the land of dragons, Bhutan, and the land of the world's highest mountain, Nepal. You get to know more in detail about the cultural heritage of these two Himalayan nations on this short tour of Nepal and Bhutan.

A short tour of Nepal and Bhutan is the best way to explore two landlocked Himalayan nations Nepal and Bhutan. We have designed our Nepal Bhutan Short tour itinerary to let you explore the best of these two countries in a limited timeframe. You get to know more in-depth about these beautiful countries when you go on this short tour of Bhutan and Nepal. You get to discover the stunning mountain ranges, spiritual people, and pristine landscapes in this Nepal Bhutan short tour of 8 days that is once in a lifetime journey that will stay with you forever.

Nepal Bhutan's short tour begins with guided sightseeing of Kathmandu. From here, you take a scenic flight to Paro. Upon landing at Paro, you meet with the tour guide and drive to Thimphu. You explore Thimphu and Paro over the next few days and fly back to Kathmandu enjoying aerial views of snow-capped mountains.

During the Nepal Bhutan short tour, you get to explore the city of temples in Nepal called Kathmandu. Here, you visit numerous monuments that introduce you to Nepali culture and practices. You visit several monuments like Boudhnath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu. You get to see rich culture, precise architecture, and daily life of locals during the tour in a short Nepal-Bhutan tour. You also stroll on the lively streets of Thamel filled with people from all around the globe.

Likewise, in Bhutan, you get to know more about Bhutanese cultural heritage. You visit towns like Paro and Thimphu. Thimphu presents a unique fusion of modern development and ancient traditions. You visit incredible sites including Takin Sanctuary, home to the national animal of Bhutan, the Takin goat. Likewise, you witness the splendor behind Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) in Paro, one of the most famous Bhutanese monasteries. It sits peacefully perched on the edge of a cliff, floating 900 meters above Paro Valley.

You also visit places like memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Textile Museum, and Heritage Museum, Traditional School of arts & crafts, and Tashichho Dzong in Thimpu. Whereas, in Paro, you visit places like Tiger’s Nest Monastery, National Museum, Farm House, and explore the local market.

At the end of this short Nepal and Bhutan tour, you fly back to Kathmandu and head to Nagarkot. This is a very famous short gateway destination in Nepal near Kathmandu. You get to see excellent views of snow-capped mountains on the clear days from Nagarkot. You then return to Kathmandu by visiting Bhaktapur durbar squire on the way.

We also have a longer Nepal-Bhutan tour if this short Nepal-Bhutan tour is too short for you.

Itinerary

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After landing at the Kathmandu airport, you find our airport representative waiting for you at the terminal gate to welcome you.

He will move you to the hotel. You have enough time to relax and refresh. Later, in the evening, you meet other team members and stroll on the colorful and lively streets of Thamel.

  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu

Today, you go on a guided sightseeing tour for UNESCO World heritage sites in Kathmandu. The tour will be fascinating as you will be visiting various palaces, temples, shrines, and courtyards. The tour will showcase you so much about Nepalese culture, art, and architecture.

You visit mainly Monkey temple, Kathmandu durbar squire and Bouddhanath stupa. Our guide will drop you back to Hotel. You have free evening.

  • Hotel
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  • Kathmandu

We transfer you to Kathmandu airport to fly to Bhutan. You get to see marvelous views of the Tibetan landscape and mountains during flight.

Upon landing at the Bhutan airport, you meet with guide and driver outside the terminal building. You then drive to Thimphu enjoying beautiful views. Later, you will explore the city and your nearby areas that includes Buddha statue, takin sanctuary etc if time permits.

  • Hotel
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  • Thimpu

After having breakfast, you go on a guided sightseeing tour of Thimphu. You visit places like National Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, an Indigenous Hospital, a Textile Museum, a Heritage Museum, a Traditional School of Arts & Crafts, and Tashichho Dzong.

Later in the day after lunch, you drive back to Paro and overnight stay at Paro.

  • Hotel
  • B, L, D
  • Paro

Wake up early and have a delicious breakfast at hotel. You go on a short hike to visit Tiger Nest Monastery also known as Taktsang.

Later, you visit the National Museum, Farm House and explore the local market in Paro.

  • Hotel
  • B, L, D
  • Paro

You are transferred to Bhutan airport to fly to Kathmandu. You enjoy aerial views of Tibetan snow-capped peaks.

Upon landing at the airport, there will be our guide to welcome you and you drive to Nagarkot, you have great sunset view in the evening and overnight stay at Nagarkot.

  • Hotel
  • B
  • Nagarkot

You wake up early in the morning to witness a glorious sunrise over the Himalayas. Later, you have a delightful breakfast and drive back to Kathmandu.

You will stop by Bhaktapur Durbar Square to explore palaces, shrines and courtyards. After exploring the durbar square, you drive to Kathmandu. Your evening is free to explore yourself and you can go for some shopping as this is your last day of your short Nepal Bhutan tour.

We also offer you farewell dinner as this is your last night stay in Nepal.

  • Hotel
  • B
  • Kathmandu

This is the end of your adventurous trip. Our airport representative will move you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight back home.

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What's Included

  • All ground transportation by comfortable private vehicles.
  • All the Accommodation – 7 nights (4 nights in Nepal and 3 nights in Bhutan).
  • Sightseeing in Nepal and Bhutan by an experienced English speaking local tour guides.
  • Government taxes, permits, entrance for museums and monuments.
  • Meals (Daily breakfast, 3 lunches and 4 dinners).
  • Bhutanese visa fee.
  • 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 and dinner) in while you are in Nepal.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section.

Check Available Dates

  • We have set date to departure the Short Nepal Bhutan Tour, So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If preferred date is not listed then contact us for the further process to book the trek on your own date as the trek 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 further process to book the trek.
  • 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 Date03 Nov, 2020End Date10 Nov, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$1500
Start Date10 Nov, 2020End Date17 Nov, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$1500
Start Date24 Nov, 2020End Date01 Dec, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$1500

FAQs

Short Nepal Bhutan tour is an easy tour. You do need to have any prior trekking/hiking experience to go on this tour as this tours goes mostly in cities. Short Nepal Bhutan tour is family and children friendly tour as well.

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

We provide good 3 star hotels in this short Nepal-Bhutan tour as you stay overnight in the hotel. You get all kinds of modern facilities and services in the hotels. You can book an either single or double room as per your choice. The rooms will be spacious, well-furnished, and clean with a private washroom.

7 nights of hotel is included in the price which is 4 nights in Nepal and 3 nights in Bhutan and mostly we provide these hotels on our short tour of Nepal-Bhutan.

  • Hotel in Kathmandu – Hotel Jampa: 3 nights
  • Hotel in Nagarkot – Hotel Himalayan villa – 1 night
  • Hotel in Thimpu – Hotel Amodhara – 1 night
  • Hotel Paro – Hotel Mandala Resort – 2 nights

We provide similar category of hotels if incase these hotels are not available and there are luxury 4-5 star hotels available in all places of the tour. So, hotel upgrade facility is available if you want. Let us know if you want to upgrade your hotels for this tour.

Total of 14 meals (7 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners) are provided in short Nepal-Bhutan tour. These meals will be served as per the menu of the hotel. You will get a wide range of cuisines to choose from.

Nepal visa: Nepal visa are not included in the price and you can easily apply and get Nepal visa on your arrival at Nepal airport or alternatively you can apply and get Nepal visa before you enter Nepal from Nepal embassy or consulate office in your home country or region. Get more info about Nepal visa on our page.

Bhutan visa: Bhutan visa included in our price and we (Escape Nepal) apply and get Bhutan visa as you need to travel only through travel agency and only guided tour is available for Bhutan travel.

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

Yes, the international flight to Bhutan from Nepal and to return Nepal are included in the itinerary and price of a short Nepal Bhutan tour. We book these flights once you book the tour from us. There are only 2 airlines Druk Air and Bhutan airlines that operate flight to Bhutan from Nepal and return.

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

Yes, there are some tours that you can add to this short Nepal Bhutan tour. As such, you can do the Everest mountain flight tour on the morning of day 2 before the tour starts on this day and this tour does not require any extra day.

Furthermore, if you have more days then you can do some tours in Nepal such as the Pokhara tourChitwan tour, or Bardia Tour.

Yes, however the tip for all services provided short Nepal Bhutan tour is always a matter of personal discretion, however, please be aware that tipping is considered to be a part of their normal remuneration and they may approach you for payment and there is no need to be intimidated by the request.
As a suggestion US $5.00 for a tour guide and the US $3.00 for a driver per day from each member of the tour group reasonable.