Nepal Bhutan Tour
Arrival at international airport. Meets by our representative, Transfer to hotel, Check in rest and overnight stay at hotel.
Morning breakfast at hotel then transfer to airport fly to Paro is an experience like no other. During the journey, you will get inspiringly beautiful glimpses of some of the world's most famous Himalayan peaks. At the airport, welcome you and 1 hour picturesque drive (68 km) along the course of the Paro Chhu (Paro River) and the Wang Chhu (Thimphu River) will bring you to the capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu. Check into your hotel and begin the sightseeing with a visit to the Memorial Chorten and the Changangkha temple. Evening dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Morning visit to Bhutan Animal Protection Park, Park Bhutan's most representative animals - Tarkin the TAKIN also known as neither fish nor fowl. Then drove to Punakha. To a hilltop look out around the Greater Himalayas over seven thousand meters high peaks magnificent scenery, and views of the 108 stupas, enjoy a leisurely tea. The afternoon arrival was built in 1637 the ancient capital of Bhutan - Punakha, is one of the most beautiful cities in Bhutan. Tour to Punakha cases. Dinner at hotel & O/N stay at hotel.
Morning after breakfast, then drive back to Paro check in hotel, after lunch then sightseeing with Ta-Dzong, the National Museum (closed on Sundays and Mondays), which was originally the watch tower of the Paro Dzong and stands imposingly on a hillock overlooking the Paro valley. A short visit here will give you an idea of the cultural and ecological richness of Bhutan. Ramble down to visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong, the ‘fortress of the heap of jewels’ and on to Dungtse Lhakhang by crossing Namai zampa (a traditional cantilever bridge). This Lhakhang is conceived as a ‘mandala’ with the different storey’s corresponding to different levels of initiation and has a remarkable collection of some of Bhutan’s most interesting paintings and overnight stay at hotel.
The main highlight of the day is one of Bhutan’s most venerated pilgrimage sites, the Taktsang Goemba, commonly referred to as the ‘Tiger’s Nest’. According to legend, Guru Rinpoche miraculously flew here on the back of a tigress, meditated in a cave here for three months and converted the whole of Paro valley to Buddhism. Resting at an altitude of 900 m above the valley, Taktsang is an architectural wonder and the spectacular four hour walk will be your most overwhelming experience ever. Drive on to visit Drukgyel Dzong (the ruined fortress -17 km from the town), built in 1647 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to commemorate his victory over the Tibetans in 1644. Drukgyel means ‘fortress of the victorious Drukpas’. The Dzong, with a delightful village nestling at its foot, and the Mount of Jumolhari (Alt 24,000 feet) appearing as a back drop on a fine weather is an awe-inspiring sight. On the way back to hotel, visit the Kichu Monastery. Built sometime in early 7th century by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gempo, it is one of the oldest temple in Bhutan.O/n Paro.
Morning after breakfast, transfer to Airport fly to Kathmandu, Arrival then drive to city for Lunch, after lunch Sightseeing tour to Bhaktapur Durbar Square including (pottery square, durbar square, Dattatreye square, fifty five window place), then drive to beautiful Greenhill station Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a village located about 25 miles east of Kathmandu, Nepal. It is located on the northeastern rim of the Kathmandu Valley at an elevation close to 6,800 feet above sea level. It is one of the most scenic spots in the region, renowned for its sunrise and sunset views of the Himalayas. You can pick Mount Everest out with its snow-topped peaks on a clear day as there is an observation tower at the very top of the village’s hills. Nagarkot, historically, used to serve as the summer retreat for the royal family and many other aristocrats from Kathmandu. While the town offers great views of the mountains, there are few monasteries or temples. Evening sunset view, dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
Early morning Sunrise and Mountain View from your hotel, then after breakfast drive back to Kathmandu on the way visit Patan Durbar square, Krishna Mandir Mahabihar Golden Gate temple, and Sowyambhunath Temple is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in the north-west parts of the temple. The Swayambhunath complex consists of a stupa, a variety of shrines and temples, some dating back to the Licchavi period. Noon after Lunch visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu’s Durbar Square is the site of the Hanuman Dhoka Palace Complex, which was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century and where important ceremonies, such as the coronation of the Nepalese monarch, still take place today. Time and again the temples and the palaces in the square have gone through reconstruction after being damaged by natural causes or neglect. Presently there are less than ten quadrangles in the square. The temples are being preserved as national heritage sites and the palace is being used as a museum. Only a few parts of the palace are open for visitors and the Taleju temples are only open for people of Hindu and Buddhist faiths. At the southern end of Durbar Square is one of the most curious attractions in Nepal, the Kumari Chowk. This gilded cage contains the Raj Kumari, a girl chosen through an ancient and mystical selection process to become the human incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess, Durga. Evening dinner at Chinese restaurant and overnight stay at hotel.
Morning after breakfast check out from hotel then drive to visit Bouddhanath Stupa, Boudhanath was founded by the Nepalese Licchavi king Śivadeva (c. 590-604 CE); though other Nepalese chronicles date it to the reign of King Mānadeva (464-505 CE).Tibetan sources claim a mound on the site was excavated in the late 15th or early 16th century and the bones of king Amshuvarma 605-621 were discovered there. Noon after Lunch visit Pashupatinath Temple (The world famous Hindu God’s Shiva Temple), then free time for Shopping in Ason (The Local Market) and Thamel Area, Evening dinner at Typical Nepali Restaurant with live folk music and Dance, then transfer to International Airport for your final Departure to your Home destination.
IncludesYou will be happily served and facilitated by SEA & SKY TOURS & TRAVELS TREKKING & EXPEDITION with:
- All Hotel Accommodations under twin sharing on full board in Nepal & Bhutan,
- 3 Star Deluxe Category Hotel,
- Tour Guide in Nepal and Bhutan,
- All transportation as per itinerary according to group size,
- All Monument Entrance Fees in Nepal & Bhutan as per itinerary,
- Bhutan Visa & TDF Fees,
- A bottle of Mineral Water (per person per day in Nepal & Bhutan),
- Cultural Show in Bhutan & Kathmandu.
ExcludesYou will not be facilitated by SEA & SKY TOURS & TRAVELS TREKKING & EXPEDITION for :
- Expenses of personal nature like tips, drinks etc.,
- Insurance of any kind,
- Any extra expenses due to natural / political cause,
- Nepal Visa Fee,
- Air Fare Extra.
The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.