Bhutan – Nepal Tour
8 Days / 7 Nights
Discover the mystical and magical lands of two beautiful South Asian countries in our Bhutan and Nepal Tour package. On our 8-day journey you will explore the tiny kingdom known as last Shangri-la (Bhutan) along with Nepal. Your tour begins in Bhutan, the dreamland to global travelers for its untouched scenery, deep-rooted belief in Buddhism, and the purest happiness from a carefully-preserved traditional lifestyle. Where the philosophy of Gross National Happiness sprout and is the only known carbon negative country in the world. Alongside, we take you on a journey to Nepal, a land of eternal beauty and attraction, filled with colourful cultures, ancient history, picturesque scenery and some of the best walking treks on earth and where several UNESCO World Heritage Sites are found.
Day 1 : Arrive To Bhutan – Thimphu
Enjoy the spectacular flight of the Himalayan range and land in Paro, Bhutan. Upon arrival, be greeted by your local guide and drive to the capital city, Thimphu. Explore the fortress and tallest Buddha statue. Overnight in hotel.
Day 2 : Drive to Punakha valley
On your way to Phunakha, stop at the famous Dochula Pass for a coffee break and admire the grand 108 stupas. Take in the enchanting views of Mt. Himalaya. Punakha is a warm and beautiful valley with imposing Punakha Dzong, which is armed by the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers and houses rich Buddhist collections. Overnight in hotel.
Day 3 : Drive to Paro and Paro Valley exploration
Drive to Paro and explore the local villages and countryside. Then visit the National Museum that houses abundant culture relics and proceed to Paro Dzong, perhaps the finest example of Bhutanese architecture, used as the administrative centre and school for monks.
Overnight in hotel.
Day 4 : Excursion to Haa
Drive to Nomad Valley in Haa to explore the life of rural Bhutan. Overnight in hotel.
Day 5 : Hike to Tiger nest
Hike to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest), the most sacred monastery in Bhutan which is built on a steep cliff. This hike will offer you enchanting views of the Paro valley. Overnight in hotel.
Day 6 : Depart to Nepal
Welcome to Nepal! Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be greeted by SmileBhutan’s representative. Today, we take you on a sight-seeing tour to Patan and Bhaktapur. Overnight in hotel.
Day 7 : Kathmandu Exploration
After breakfast, we will take you to Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, the Monkey Temple of Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square. Enjoy sunset views from Nagarkot. Overnight in hotel.
Day 8 : Depart to onward destination