Bhutan & Nepal Quick Trip

Bhutan & Nepal Quick Trip 07 Days

Trip Code: HAT131

Trip Type:
Schedule Depature

Maximum Altitude:
2300M

Durations:
07 days

Trip Starts:
Paro (Bhutan)

Trip Ends:
Kathmandu (Nepal)

Accomodation:
Hotels and resorts

Best Time For Travel:
Throughout the Year

Trip Over View

A perfect taste to the two Himalaan kingdoms of Bhutan and Nepal is one memorable single trip! A spectacular flight bring you to the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan where time has stood still! Bhutan is a true bastion of tradition in a modern and uncertain world. Here, there will be ample opportunity to explore the beautiful pastoral back roads of Bhutan and marvel at the independent people who have refused to reject their ancient spiritual heritage for modern ways. During the trip you will be taken to the infamous Shangri-la setting of the Paro valley, the central Bhutanese town Punakha-with its huge spectacular monastery set by the river and the capital city of Thimpu.
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We will then fly you to Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu, an unforgettable melting pot of Hindu and Buddhist cultures. In the local markets and bazaars, you will rub shoulders with some of Nepal’s most diverse people. here you can explore the complex maze of Hindu and Buddhist sites sandwiched within the narrow streets of everyday life.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Paro and drive to Thimpu-1 hrs drive.

Day 02: Explore Thimpu (B)

Day 03: Explore Paro (B)

Day 04: Paro-Kathmandu-Nagarkot (B)

Day 05: Explore Kathmandu (B)

Day 06: Explore Kathmandu (B)

Day 07: Departure (B)

Day 01: Arrival in Paro and drive to Thimpu (1 hrs drive) (L/D)

Up on arrival at Paro International airport meet guide and drive to the capital city. En-route stop over Chunzom and enjoy the breath taking views of landscape, rivers and look out for three different styles of building stupas here in the Bhutan. After reaching Wang simu, take a short walk down the rice fields where you will be able to visit one of the oldest Bhutanese home probably about 900 yrs old, which stand still after the massive recent earthquake. Check in hotel at Thimpu and take Rest. Overnight in Thimpu at Khang Residency.

Day 02: Explore Thimpu (B/L/D)

Begin your day visiting the thirteen arts and craft school, Bhutan National library to witness the world's largest book. Folk heritage museum, textile museum & National memorial stupa, National textile museum and National Institute of Traditional Medicine. Evening take a leisure walk for more interacting with the locals and visiting local store for souvenirs. Afternoon retrace drive to Paro. Overnight in Paro at hotel Drukchen.

Day 03: Explore Paro (B/L/D)

Hike up about 3-4hrs to the legendary "Tiger’s Nest". Afternoon visit a farm house, Ta-Dzong (National Museum) which is considered to be the one of the best natural and historical museum and walk down hill for a view of Paro Dzong with its traditional cantilever bridge over the Pa-chu (Paro River). Overnight in Paro at hotel Drukchen.

Day 04: Paro-Kathmandu-Nagarkot (B)

Our guide transfer to airport and we flyover the sea of snow capped mountains. Meet Nepal guide at the airport and drive to Nagarkot 1.5 hrs. En route visit Bhaktapur - the best-preserved medieval Malla Principality. Bhaktapur served as the capital of United Nepal before it split in to three (Kathmandu,Patan and Bhaktapur) in the mid 14 th century. Overnight in Nagarkot at Club Himalaya resort.

Day 05: Nagarkot-Kathmandu (B).

Drive ot visit Patan - the city of arts and crafts! We visit Patan Durbar Square with former Royal Palace and several temples we will visit Golden Temple, Kumbheshwara Temple, Mahaboudha Temple etc. We will drive to the traditional Newari Village of Bungamati where we feel that time has stood still! We walk through the cobbled street, poke into the private houses and visit the main temple of the village. Afternoon, we will visit Swayambhunath Stupa-the 2000 year old Buddhist shrine situated on a hillock overlooking the valley. We will also visit Kathmandu Durbar Square with former Royal Palace complex. Overnight in Kathmandu at hotel Yak and Yeti.

Day 06: Explore Kathmandu (B)

Morning visit Pashupatinath Temple- the holiest Hindu Temple on the bank of holy Bagmati River, one of the principal tributaries of Ganges. Admission to temple courtyard is reserved for Hindus only but you would have a very good close up from the other side of the river. The temple is vibrant with the activities of the devotees. You will also get to see the Hindu Cremation Services on the bank of the River.
The giant Boudhanath stupa lies in 10 minutes distance. This has the fame as the largest Stupa in the world and one of the “must visit” site for Tibetan Buddhists in their lifetime and the area is inhabited by Tibetan refugees. Pilgrims circumambulate the stupa with spinning prayer wheels or counting beads and uttering sacred mantra Om Mani Padme Hum. Surrounded around the stupa are monasteries associated with different schools of Tibetan Buddhism.  Free afternoon to pursue your own interest. Overnight in Kathmandu at hotel Yak and Yeti.

Day 07: Departure (B)

After breakfast in the hotel transfer to the airport for flight to home or next destination. Service ends.

  • Includes

    • Accommodations as listed or similar.
    • All meals in Bhutan (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner) breakfast only in kathmandu.
    • All transfers and sightseeing by Private Car.
    • Sightseeing with entrance fees.
    • Local English speaking Guides.
    • Bhutan visa. 

    Excludes

    • International Flights to Kathmandu and out from Kathmandu.
    • Expenses of Personal Nature.
    • Expense due to natural calamities.