Nepal Bhutan Tour - 12 Days

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Overview

  • Duration 12 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Trip Start and End Kathmandu-Bhutan-Kathmandu
  • Trip Area Nepal and Bhutan
  • Best Season Spring and Autumn

Highlights

  • Get to see the city of temples, the city of lakes, and the country of dragons
  • Chance to spot the exotic animals in Chitwan National Park along with Bengal Tigers
  • Explore 7 different UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley
  • Visit the most visited tourist destinations i.e. Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan in Nepal
  • Take a look at 14th-century Temples and Monasteries in Bhutan
  • A short hike to Tiger's Nest in Bhutan 

The Nepal Bhutan Tour is one of the unique travel plans people must make to find peace. This multi-country tour covers two of the Himalayan Nations; Nepal and Bhutan. Travelers can explore the land of Buddha and the Land of Dragon within 12 Days. 

Travelers who seek the Himalayas and do not have an interest in hiking can opt for this package to please themselves. Traveling through the country of Mount Everest at first and then flying to the Druk Land will guarantee you Shangri La in a short time and reasonable cost.

What to Expect?

On the 12 days Nepal Bhutan tour, you can for sure expect the Shangri-La. 

Kathmandu

Bouddhanath
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At first, you will land in Kathmandu, a city full of temples. You can explore this place for a while and explore the serenity within yourself. Moreover, you will later fly to the city of Lakes, Pokhara. The best benefit of flying to Pokhara is the mountain views of the Annapurna range. In addition to this, if you choose to see Mount Everest, you can also opt for the Everest Helicopter Flight or the Mountain Flight.

Pokhara

In Pokhara, there are several places you can discover. Places like; Lake Fewa, Davi’s Falls, World Peace Pagoda, International Mountain Museum, and many more places can give peace to your mind.

Pokhara Lakeside

Chitwan

After Pokhara, you head to Chitwan for the Jungle Safari. Chitwan is famous for One-horned Rhinos, Elephants, Bengal Tiger, Alligators, and 544 species of Birds. More than this, you will also explore the ethnic Tharu Community and their deep ancient culture in Chitwan.

Bhutan (Paro-Thimpu-Punakha)

After Chitwan, the next destination is Paro (Bhutan) via Kathmandu. The day you fly to Paro, you will be picked up, and your tour starts. For 5 days you will be traveling through Thimpu and Punakha. The major sights in this place include The Tiger’s Nest, Ugyen Perli Palace, a 17th-century fortress, Chuzom, the Local Crafts Bazaar, and many more.

Best Time to visit Nepal and Bhutan

To visit Nepal and Bhutan at once, we suggest Spring (March-June) and Autumn (September-November). During this time, the weather is clear and the skies are blue. Also, you can see the best Himalayan views during your trip to Nepal and Bhutan in Spring and Autumn. However, both these countries give the best experience for you even if you choose other periods.

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Big Buddha, Bhutan

Is the Nepal-Bhutan Tour suitable for me?

The difficulty level of the Nepal-Bhutan tour comes under the easy category. Most of the time you will be traveling via transport. Also, as Bhutan is a Sustainable tourism-promoting country, you need to be aware that their taxes are a bit higher than other countries. You don’t have to worry about Nepal as you will be getting an on-arrival Visa. But for Bhutan, you need to be applying for a visa from Nepal. Additionally, to go to Bhutan you will be required to pay $200 (minimum) per day. This cost will cover the Guide, Transportation, Food, Hotel, and Entry Fees at different places.

Thus, if you are considering an easy trip, then the Nepal-Bhutan journey is a must.

Nepal Bhutan Tour Cost Breakdown

The cost for 12 days of holidays to Nepal and Bhutan will range from $2200 to $2800 per person. It is broken down based on number of people. Please find it out below:

No. of TravelersPrices
1-traveler$2800/-
2-5 travelers$2400/- per person
6 and above travelers$2200/- per person

This price includes your Nepal Trip with hotels, transportation, and a guide. While, in Bhutan, it will cover your Visa Fee, KTM-Paro-KTM flight, and Bhutan Tax which covers your hotel, food, transport, guide, and entry fees.

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To book the Nepal Bhutan Tour Package, you can directly click here. Or, you can talk to our experts; Ramkrishna (+977-9851083619 | Call or WhatsApp) or Naresh (+977-9869489596 | Call or WhatsApp). We guarantee that your travel to Nepal and Bhutan will be worth value in these 12 days.

Itinerary

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On Day 1 of your adventure, upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will greet you at the airport. They will assist with your airport pick-up and ensure a comfortable transfer to your designated 3-star hotel. You can relax and unwind after your journey, knowing that your accommodation is taken care of. Enjoy the beginning of your journey in the vibrant city of Kathmandu.

On Day 2, embark on a Kathmandu day tour accompanied by your tour guide. After breakfast, around 9 AM, your comfortable vehicle awaits to take you to iconic landmarks. Explore Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey Temple, Bouddhanath, and Pashupatinath. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of these sites, each offering unique insights into Nepal's history and spirituality. With your knowledgeable guide leading the way, enjoy a day filled with exploration and discovery in the heart of Kathmandu.

Day 3 begins with a flight to Pokhara, followed by a captivating city tour. Explore Davi's Falls, Mahendra Cave, and the International Mountain Museum. Stroll along the tranquil Seti River and visit the iconic World Peace Pagoda. Conclude the day with a serene boating experience on Lake Fewa in the evening. With its natural beauty and cultural gems, Pokhara promises a day filled with wonder and adventure for all.

On Day 4, start your morning with a breathtaking sunrise view over the Annapurna Mountain Range from Sarangkot. Afterward, embark on a scenic drive to Chitwan. In the evening, immerse yourself in the rich culture of the region with a Tharu Village Tour. Experience a captivating Tharu Cultural Performance, offering insights into the traditional dances and customs of the local community. This day promises a perfect blend of natural beauty and cultural exploration in the heart of Nepal.

Day 5 is packed with excitement as you delve into sightseeing and embark on a thrilling jungle safari in Chitwan. Explore the lush wilderness and diverse wildlife of Chitwan National Park. Keep your eyes peeled for exotic animals like elephants, rhinos, and tigers as you traverse through the jungle. Engage in immersive wildlife encounters and create unforgettable memories amidst the natural beauty of Chitwan.

Day 6 begins with an enchanting early morning bird-watching session in Chitwan, where you'll witness the vibrant avian life in their natural habitat. Later in the day, catch a flight back to Kathmandu. Reflect on the mesmerizing experiences in Chitwan as you soar above Nepal's picturesque landscapes. This day offers a perfect blend of serenity and adventure, allowing you to reconnect with nature before returning to the bustling capital city.

On Day 7, embark on an unforgettable journey as you fly to Paro and then drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Along the way, marvel at the scenic beauty of Chuzom, where the rivers Paro and Thimphu meet. Visit the historic Tschogang Lhakhang and immerse yourself in Bhutanese culture at the Local Crafts Bazaar, where you can explore traditional crafts and interact with local artisans. This day promises a blend of natural wonders and cultural discoveries in the heart of Bhutan.

Start your day with a scenic drive to Punakha, a journey filled with wonders. On Day 8, explore the majestic 17th-century fortress, marveling at its intricate architecture. Discover the unique technique of growing rice in the region, adding to the charm of the landscape. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Punakha, where history and nature intertwine seamlessly, promising an enriching experience for all.

Embark on a scenic journey to Paro, a town steeped in Bhutanese history and culture. Known as the home to 155 temples, Paro boasts ancient 14th-century temples and monasteries that showcase the country's rich heritage. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the magnificent Ugyen Perli Palace, a testament to Bhutan's royal legacy. As you drive through the picturesque landscapes, immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquility of Paro, the gateway to Bhutan's cultural treasures.

Experience the thrill of Day 10 with a sightseeing hike to the renowned Tiger's Nest monastery. Hike through picturesque landscapes and ascend to this majestic Bhutanese landmark nestled on a cliff. After exploring the monastery and absorbing the awe-inspiring views, journey back to Paro for an overnight stay. Reflect on the spiritual journey and natural beauty encountered during the hike, cherishing the profound memories of this extraordinary excursion in Bhutan.

On Day 11, bid farewell to Bhutan as you board a flight back to Kathmandu. In the evening, savor a memorable Farewell Dinner accompanied by a captivating cultural performance. Reflect on the unforgettable experiences and cherished memories of your journey through Bhutan. Share stories and laughter with fellow travelers, celebrating the cultural richness and camaraderie forged along the way. This evening marks the perfect conclusion to your remarkable adventure in the Himalayan region.

As the sun rises on Day 12, it's time to say goodbye to the beauty of Nepal and head home. Reflect on the incredible experiences, friendships made, and memories created during your time in this beautiful country. As you head to the airport, carry with you the warmth of Nepali hospitality and the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas. Depart with a heart full of gratitude and a promise to return, knowing that Nepal will always hold a special place in your heart.

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Cost Details

Included

  • Airport pick-up and Drop by private vehicle (both domestic and international)
  • Accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara with Breakfast, and Chitwan with Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Accommodation in 3-star hotel in Bhutan with Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Internal Flights in Nepal (Kathmandu-Pokhara and Chitwan-Kathmandu)
  • Luxury Vehicle during sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Luxury Vehicle during sightseeing in Pokhara
  • Luxury Vehicle during sightseeing in Bhutan
  • Entrance Permit, and guide cost in Chitwan 
  • Tour guide in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu International Flight
  • Bhutan Visa Fee
  • Tour Guide and Private vehicle in Bhutan tour
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Entrance Fees as per itinerary in Bhutan
  • GST and Office Service Charge

Excluded

  • Your Personal Expenses
  • Lunch and Dinner while in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • International Airfare except for the Bhutan Airfare
  • Entrance Fees at Heritages in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Tips and Gratuities for team members

Departure Dates

We have a few fixed departures for this trip package. However, you can also travel in your feasible time. Please let us know the dates you need and we are always ready to host your trip to Bhutan and Nepal.

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Start: WednesdayMay 22, 2024
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Start: SaturdayMay 25, 2024
End: WednesdayJun 05, 2024
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Start: TuesdayMay 28, 2024
End: SaturdayJun 08, 2024
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Start: FridayMay 31, 2024
End: TuesdayJun 11, 2024
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Useful Info

Food and Accommodation 

Before embarking on your Nepal-Bhutan tour, it’s essential to note that both countries offer a range of accommodation options. In Nepal there are hotels where you can get an average facility fulfilling all the requirements of travelers, and also some luxurious hotels that will provide you with extra facilities. In Bhutan, every hotel provides luxurious hospitality to travelers with every required facility. These hotels are three-star rated or above providing a fitness center, business services, an on-site restaurant, conference rooms, valet services, and room services.

Foods in Nepal and Bhutan are more spicy than any western country, anyone with a strong stomach can give it a try. However, there are Western restaurants available in both countries, Nepal and Bhutan, specially designed for foreigners and travelers.

Currency and Languages

In Nepal and Bhutan, most of the tourist places facilitate travelers with currency exchange services, according to the current exchange rate. However, places far from the tourist destination will not provide you with the same facility hence, you can claim some specific amount to avoid any further trouble. 

There are 125 ethnic groups and 123 languages that are spoken, however, Nepali is the most preferred language in Nepal. Most people are comfortable with the English language, so travelers do not have to worry about the language in Nepal. In Bhutan Dzongkha is the official language, with English widely spoken in tourist areas, making communication relatively easy for tourists.

Visa requirements

Visa requirements vary in both countries as Nepal offers an on-arrival visa for most nationalities while Bhutan requires travelers to apply in advance through a tour operator. For people traveling to Nepal, applying for Bhutan’s visa is comparatively easy.

Visa requirements vary; Nepal offers an on-arrival visa for most nationalities, while Bhutan requires travelers to apply in advance through a tour operator, with a daily fee that covers accommodation, food, and services, ensuring a planned and hassle-free visit. Being prepared with these insights will smooth your journey, allowing you to immerse fully in the rich cultures and breathtaking landscapes of Nepal and Bhutan.

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