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 the 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 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 by 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 visit to Nepal and Bhutan. 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 the towns of Paro and Thimphu, and the 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, and this is a very famous gateway destination in Nepal near Kathmandu. You get to see excellent views of snow-capped mountains on 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 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 today, and the guide drops you back at Hotel. You have a free evening.

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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 the 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 include the Buddha statue, takin sanctuary, etc... if time permits.

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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
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  • Paro

Wake up early and have a delicious breakfast at the 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
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  • 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, and you have a great sunset view in the evening and overnight stay at Nagarkot.

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  • 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 the last day of your short Nepal Bhutan tour.

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

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  • Kathmandu

Today 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

  • Airport transfers
  • All ground transportation by private vehicles
  • All the Accommodation – 7 nights (4 nights in Nepal and 3 nights in Bhutan)
  • Sightseeing in Nepal and Bhutan by 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
  • All personal expenses (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc.)
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) 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 a date to depart the Short Nepal Bhutan Tour. So, select your date and book.
  • If the preferred date is not listed, then contact us for the further process to book 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 the trek.
  • 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 Date11 Nov, 2021End Date18 Nov, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$1500
Start Date24 Nov, 2021End Date01 Dec, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$1500

FAQs

Short Nepal Bhutan tour is an easy tour. You do need to have any prior trekking/hiking experience, and the tour goes mostly in cities. Short Nepal Bhutan tour is a family and children friendly tour.

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 3-star hotels in the short Nepal-Bhutan tour, and You get all kinds of 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.

The seven nights hotel is included in the price. The four nights are in Nepal, and three nights are in Bhutan. We provide these hotels on the 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 a similar category of hotels in the case of unavailability. There are also luxury 4-5 star hotels available in all places. So, a hotel upgrade is available. Let us know if you want to upgrade your hotels.

A total of 14 meals (7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 4 dinners) are provided in a short Nepal-Bhutan tour as the itinerary. The meals are served as per the menu of the hotel.

Nepal Tourist Visa:

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

Bhutan Tourist Visa:

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

No, the international flight to arrive in Nepal and to return from Nepal are not included in the 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 to Nepal are included. We book the flights once you book the short Nepal-Bhutan tour from us. Only two airlines are operating flights to Bhutan and return, That is Druk and Bhutan Airlines.

The mode of transportation on the Nepal Bhutan short tour is by private tourist vehicles from airport to airport, and 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 two before the tour starts, and this tour does not require any extra day.

Furthermore, if you have extra days pre or post the tour, then you can do the Pokhara tourChitwan Jungle Safari tour, or Bardia wildlife Tour.

Yes, However, the tip for all services provided for the short 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.

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