Punaka Monastery in BhutanTiger Nest in Bhutan
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  • Trip Duration: 14 days

2 weeks Nepal & Bhutan Cross Country Tour

Discover and enjoy culturally and naturally rich countries of Nepal and Bhutan, which are landlocked countries, surrounded by China in the north and east and by India in the east and south. Both countries are enriched with their unique culture and tradition; and you will see and learn their daily livelihood through this tour. You will be overwhelmed with beauties of nature, sunrise, Himalaya views, and lovely helpful local people. 

Highlights

  • Visit 2 landlocked countries of Nepal and Bhutan
  • Nepal and Bhutan are culturally, and naturally enriched.
  • A hiking to Tiger Next is a wonderful experience
  • Traveling to Pokhara and view of sunrise, Annapurna Himalaya massifs from Sarangkot are another highlight of the trip

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu

Your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, and transfer to hotel.

Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Day 02: Kathmandu City tour, evening drive to Nagarkot Tour (distance 32 k.m).

Overnight at hotel inclusive of breakfast.

Highlights: Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Shyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Nagarkot itself.

Day 03: Nagarkot - Bhaktapur - Balthali Village Tour (distance: 40 k.m)
Get up early in the morning to see sunrise as well as panoramic mountains views of Annapurna, Langtang and Gaurishanker Himalaya ranges. After breakfast  we drive to Bhaktapur for Bhaktapur city tour. Then we drive to Khopasi  and take easy walking to Balthali (40 minutes). 

Overnight at hotel inclusive of breakfast.

Highlights: Sun rise view, mountain vista, breathtaking scenery, local culture, Bhaktapur Durbar square, Balthali village etc.

Day 04: Hiking to Namo Buddha (3 hours hiking)
After breakfast we go for hiking tour to Namo Buddha, join an hour Yoga and Meditation program; then drive back to Kathmandu.

Overnight at hotel inclusive of breakfast.

Highlights: 

Namo Buddha: It is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal and one of the holiest in the world. It is known as the place where the Buddha, in a previous life as a prince, gave his body to a starving tigress and her cubs.

Day 05: Fly to Paro, Bhutan by Druk Air; and transfer to hotel in Paro. Afternoon sightseeing in Paro.

Overnight at hotel with full board meal.

Day 06: Hiking to Taktsang Monastery in the morning; and afternoon drive to Wangdi Phodrang.

Overnight at hotel with full board meal.

Day 07: Sightseeing of Punakha & Wangdi valleys.

Overnight at hotel with full board meal.

Day 08: Excursion to Phobjikha valley. Return to Wangdi for overnight.

Overnight at hotel with full board meal.

Day 09: Early morning drive to Thimphu. Thimphu valley sightseeing. Cultural programme of mask dances in the evening.

Overnight at hotel with full board meal.

Day 10: Morning sightseeing of Dechencholing valley. Afternoon time for shopping and leisure. Evening drive to Paro. 

Overnight at hotel with full board meal.

Day 11: Drive to Paro airport to board the flight to Kathmandu. 

Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Day 12: Drive to Pokhara (distance: 75 k.m)
Afternoon sightseeing tour of David's fall, Mahendra Cave, Old Bazar, Vindebasini temple, Seti River Gorge, Museum and boating at Fewa lake.

Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Highlights:

Sightseeing, boating, close up mountain sight, and sunrise view.

Day 13: Sarangkot Tour - drive to Kathmandu (distance: 200 k.m)
Early morning drive to Sarangkot to enjoy sunrise and mountain views of Annapurna Himalayas range, and drive back to hotel. After breakfast, we continue our drive back to Kathmandu.

Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Day 14: Departure
Drive to Airport to board your flight to onward destination. Tour ends.

Includes
  • Accommodation at standard hotel on twin sharing basis.
  • Only bed and breakfast in Nepal; but full board meal in Bhutan.
  • Surface transfer by private car or van
  • English speaking guide and all entrance fees of monuments
  • Bhutan visa and travel permits
Excludes
  • Nepal visa (please obtain on arrival in Kathmandu Airport)
  • Lunch and dinner expenses in Nepal
  • Tips for guides and driver
  • Round trip flight to Paro
  • Your international flight to and from Nepal
  • Your travel insurance

Map of 2 weeks Nepal & Bhutan Cross Country Tour

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