Nepal and Bhutan Tour Package - 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days   |   Based on 2 Reviews
  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Style: Tour
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel
  • Group Size: 1 to 20
  • Max Altitude: 3000 m.

Nepal and Bhutan Tour: Overview

If you're looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, Nepal and Bhutan Tour is just the perfect package for you. These two Himalayan countries are relatively untouched by the outside world and offer a truly unique experience.

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One of the highlights of a trip to Bhutan is the Tiger’s Nest Monastery. Perched high on a cliff, this stunning monastery is only accessible by foot or horseback. But the effort is well worth it, as the views from the monastery are simply breathtaking.

In Nepal, be sure to stroll through Durbar Square in Kathmandu. The historical square is home to several temples and palaces and a great place to watch people and experience the local culture. And for a truly unique experience, try visiting a local Nepali family for a meal. You’ll be treated to some of the best food you’ve ever had and get a firsthand look at Nepali families' lives.

So if you’re looking for a destination that’s off the beaten path, be sure to add Nepal and Bhutan tours to your bucket list. You won’t be disappointed.

What to Expect on your Way to Nepal and Bhutan Tour Package

Nepal, and Bhutan are two of the most beautiful countries in the world. And, during your tour to Nepal & Bhutan, you’ll visit both of these amazing places. In Nepal, you’ll see Gautam Buddha's birthplace (Lumbini). You’ll also get to trek through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. And, in Bhutan, you’ll get to see the Land of Thunder. You’ll also get to visit some of the most amazing fortresses and monasteries in the world.

The best way to experience both countries is on a Nepal and Bhutan tour. This type of tour typically includes a visit to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, as well as a stop in Bhutan's capital, Thimphu. Other popular destinations in Nepal include Pokhara, Chitwan National Park, and Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha.

This unforgettable Nepal and Bhutan Tour will let you experience unique customs and traditions that have remained untouched by modernity. Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites and step inside sacred temples and monasteries. Trek through some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes. And get a chance to see the amazing wildlife that both countries have to offer.

Aside from this, you can experience Bhutan's unique culture and lifestyle. Visit the lovely towns of Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha. Explore the ancient fortresses and monasteries of the region, including the famous Taktsang monastery (Tiger's Nest), a sacred temple atop a rocky cliff. Observe the magnificent Bhutanese landscape while exploring the King's Memorial Chorten, nunnery temple, folk heritage museum, and much more.

Whether you’re looking for an adventure-filled trip or a more relaxed vacation, a Nepal and Bhutan tour is the perfect way to experience all these two countries offer.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore two of the world’s most fascinating and remote countries. So book your Nepal and Bhutan Tour today and prepare for an adventure of a lifetime!

Best Time To Visit Nepal and Bhutan Tour

Nepal and Bhutan are two Himalayan kingdoms with similar climates. Both countries have distinct wet and dry seasons that occur at roughly the same time. This means that Nepal and Bhutan can be visited during the spring and autumn months, from March to May and September to November. However, it is also possible to travel to either of these countries at any time of the year.

During the winter months, it can get quite cold and snowy in the mountainous regions of Nepal and Bhutan. While high-altitude treks are often out of bounds at this time, there are plenty of places to visit and treks to do in the lower areas of the countries, where the winter is mild, and the weather is still warm. The summer months are the monsoon season when most of the rain falls across the country. However, there are areas in both Nepal and Bhutan where there is little to no rain, even in the middle of the monsoon, and it is still possible to trek or travel in these areas.

The two Himalayan kingdoms of Nepal and Bhutan may seem quite similar at first glance, but there are actually a few key differences between them. For one, Nepal is a landlocked country, while Bhutan is not. This means that Bhutan has a much more direct connection to the rest of the world, and its economy is more reliant on international trade. Nepal is also significantly more populous than Bhutan, with a population of over 27 million people compared to Bhutan, with less than 750,000. This means that Nepal is a much more diverse country, with a wider range of things to see and do.

Despite these differences, Nepal and Bhutan share a similar culture and history. Both countries are home to a number of ethnic groups, and both have Tibetan Buddhism as the dominant religion. Nepal and Bhutan also share a border, and the two countries have a strong sense of shared identity. Nepal and Bhutan are great destinations if you're planning a trip to the Himalayas. Both countries offer a unique experience, and you will have an unforgettable time, whichever you choose.

Travel Documents, Permits & Fees for Nepal Bhutan Tour

Unlike Bhutan, Nepal has no tourism requirements; all travelers need is a valid passport and a visa to travel there. Visas can be applied for in advance, or you can wait until you get to the airport and apply for Visa on Arrival. Once you have paid your visa fee and handed your documents to the immigration desk, your visa should be issued within an hour of handing them in.

In Bhutan, arranging the whole trip is quite simple. Once you have booked the tour and have decided where you want to go, the tour operator almost handles everything else for you, including obtaining the visa. Upon providing a scanned copy of your passport, they will prepare an application on your behalf and arrange all permits you require. Once you have received your visa approval letter, you can book your flight to Bhutan, and your visa and permits will be issued once you reach Paro International Airport. 

You'll be met by your tour guide and driver at the airport, and they'll drive you where your itinerary says. The first thing you'll notice upon arriving in Bhutan is the amazing scenery. The country is filled with towering mountains, lush forests, and beautiful rivers. Bhutan is also home to some of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in the world. As you travel around the country, you'll have the opportunity to visit these ancient temples and learn about the history and culture of Bhutan.

Your tour will also take you to some of Bhutan's most popular tourist attractions, such as the Tiger's Nest Monastery, the Paro Taktsang, and the Punakha Dzong. You'll also get to experience the Bhutanese way of life by staying in a traditional Bhutanese farmhouse, and participating in a puja, or religious ceremony.

At the end of your Nepal and Bhutan tour package, you'll have a better understanding of the Nepelease and Bhutanese culture, and the history of this fascinating country.

Whether you're looking to explore the country's stunning natural beauty, experience its rich culture and history, or simply relax and rejuvenate, Both Nepal and Bhutan have something to offer everyone.

Highlights

  • Amazing visit to Tiger nest (Taksang monastery).
  • Visit of Land of happiness and Thunder dragon.

  • Explore two hidden remote Himalayan destinations.

  • Take in the Himalayan panorama while flying into these countries.

  • Explore unique indigenous cultures and learn about Hindu and Buddhist spiritual traditions.

  • Discover places that have remained unchanged for centuries in Nepal and Bhutan.

  • Discover Nepal’s iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Bhutan’s cultural hotspots.

  • Visit the amazing Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest) perched on a cliffside.

  • Explore ancient medieval kingdoms in the Kathmandu Valley.

  • Highlights tour of Nepal and Bhutan.

  • Nepal's cultural and Historical visits.

  • Visit of Land of happiness and Thunder dragon.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 Welcome to Kathmandu.

    In Kathmandu, you will arrive at an airport and start your tour. Upon your arrival, we will greet you with a traditional garland (floral wreath worn around your neck). This is a way we greet you when you arrive here for the first time. Once you have settled into your hotel, you will be transferred by private car to the hotel. Then we will arrange for you to attend a welcome dinner at a traditional Nepalese restaurant later in the evening.

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 02 Cultural tour of Kathmandu Valley; Pashupatinath, Bodhnath, Patan and Nagarkot.

    After breakfast, your guide will take you by private vehicle to Pashupatinath temple, one of the most sacred sites for Hindus in Nepal. Our next stop will be Boudhnath, one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world. This is your chance to see some of the thousands of pilgrims who gather to walk around the dome each day. We'll then climb up to one of the many rooftop cafes for lunch and be rewarded with a bird’s-eye view of the entire square. After lunch, explore Patan's medieval town and head up to Nagarkotfor sunset. This town has become famous as one of the best spots to view Mount Everest and other snow-topped peaks in the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal.

    • Max. Altitude: 2195m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Nagarkot
  • Day 03 Sunrise, Bhaktapur, Garden of Dreams, Monkey temple.

    Enjoy a breathtaking sunrise from your hotel, or a 45 min walk will lead to a viewing tower, where 360º views of the surroundings High Himalayan Ranges can be seen. After Breakfast, we drive down to the medieval town of Bhaktapur before heading back to our hotel in Kathmandu. After lunch, we escape the urban bustle with a trip to the tranquil garden of dreams, a beautiful garden oasis in the heart of the city. Your last stop for the day is the Buddhist temple Swayambhunath, mobbed by monkeys and soaring above the city on a hilltop, the ‘Monkey Temple is a fascinating, chaotic jumble of Buddhist and Hindu iconography. This is a great place to end your day, so enjoy the view and maybe catch a sunset before heading back to your hotel for dinner.

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 04 Kathmandu to Paro to Thimphu by Car approx. 1.5 hours, Sightseeing Thimphu.

    After breakfast, your guide will brief you on your trip to Bhutan. Your flight will be with Bhutan’s national airline Druk Air, the only airline in Bhutan. If the weather is clear, you will have wonderful views of the Himalayas. It’s a breathtaking journey, culminating in an exciting descent past forested hills into the kingdom of Bhutan. Upon arrival, be greeted by your local guide and escorted to the capital Thimphu, passing by Tamchog Lhakang Iron Bridge en route. Hotel check-in then heads for the Buddha Dordenma Statue and the Takin Sanctuary, where you’ll see Bhutan’s unique national animal, the Takin. Continue to meet the nuns at Zilukha Nunnery before going to Bhutan Post Office Headquarters, where you can make stamps with your own photos (USD $4 for 12 stamps, at your expense). Later visit Thimphu Dzong (Trashichho Dzong), the largest religious building in Thimphu, and the central administrative center (open after 5 pm, Monday to Friday).

    • Max. Altitude: 2335m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Thimpu
  • Day 05 Thimphu to Punakha, Punakha Sightseeing & Trekking.

    After breakfast, we head towards Punakha. On our way, we stop at Dochula Pass to have a coffee break and admire the grand 108 stupas. If the weather is clear, take in the enchanting views of Mt. Himalaya. Then we proceed to Chimmi Lhakhang, a temple dedicated to the Devine Madman, a sacred place where people pray for children. Next, embrace the highlight – Punakha Dzong, a very grand building of Bhutanese architecture, armed by the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers. You will also visit the Suspension Bridge nearby (the longest bridge in Bhutan).

    • Max. Altitude: 1245m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Punakha
  • Day 06 Punakha to Paro by car 3 hours, Paro Sightseeing.

    The next day, we drive back to Paro and start today’s tour with Paro Dzong, which is perhaps the finest example of Bhutanese architecture, as well as a local religious and administrative center. Later we visit to Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower housing the National Museum, with abundant cultural relics. Next, go to Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. This ends at a local farmhouse, where you can chat with local people, see how they live, and may taste some homemade wine.

    • Max. Altitude: 1400m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Paro
  • Day 07 Paro Hiking – Tigers Nest Monastery

    This morning, hike to visit Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest), a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex, be amazed by the view of this sacred temple hanging on the rocky cliff, and take in the beauty of Paro valley. After that, they move to the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, built to commemorate Bhutan’s victory over the Tibetan invaders. If the weather is clear, you’ll see a great distant view of Mt.Chomolhari.

    • Max. Altitude: 1400m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Paro
  • Day 08 Fly from Paro to Kathmandu.

    After breakfast, it’s time to say goodbye to the land of the Thunder Dragon. You will be escorted to the airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be warmly welcomed back to Nepal and taken to your hotel. The remaining day is free. Rest or let our guide show you more hidden sights around Kathmandu.

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Kathmandu
  • Day 09 Farewell from Nepal as you fly back home.

    Our agency’s representative will greet you at your hotel with a private car and offer you a Khada (scarf). Wearing Khada means good luck and protection. Afterward, they will drop you at the airport where we'll greet you farewell from Nepal

    Inclusion

    • All accommodation where available
    • Airport Pickup/Drop off
    • International return flight to Bhutan
    • All ground transportation
    • Private guide with insurance
    • Entrance fees to all sights
    • First Aid Kit
    • All government and local taxes
    • Meals as per the Itinerary
    • International flights except those included above
    • Entry Visa fees – at present $30 for 15 day, US$ 50 for 30 day, and US$ 120 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
    • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
    • Personal gear and expenses
    • Alcoholic and soda drinks.
    • Tips and gratitude for guide/porter
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