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Nepal and Bhutan Tour

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    Nepal and Bhutan is a Culture, sightseeing, and Wildlife tour so there isn’t any long hour of walking, as we travel by fully air-conditioned transport to most places. A basic level of fitness is recommended for this tour. This is classed as an easy deluxe tour.

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Nepal and Bhutan Tour

Nepal Bhutan tour is the combined tour of two countries. First You arrived in Kathmandu, the panoramic view of Kathmandu before landing is incredible, you can see the Himalaya on the northern site of the city.

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  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • Finish At: Pro
  • Countries: Nepal
  • Destination: Kathmandu, Pokhara , Chitwan, Thimphu, Taktsang Monastery, Punakha
  • Max. Altitude:3050 meters.
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  • Group size: Minimum 2.
  • Activities : Cultural Tours, Sightseeing, Wildlife Safari


Nepal Bhutan tour is the combined tour of two countries. First landing view of Kathmandu is incredible, because of panoramic views of smiling mountains on the northern site of the city.  Kathmandu is the richest city in terms of historic heritages, delicate temples, and royal palaces. An early morning drives to Pokhara beautifully setting by Mahhapurchhre and Phewa Lake.Gupteshwor cave, Devi’s fall, Gurkha Museum are the attraction of Pokhara. The continuing journey goes to Chitawan to discover the wildlife. Jungle safari on elephant back and canoe always mesmerize to you. Once when you visit Chitwan then back to Kathmandu and prepare to Bhutan.

The excellent tourist infrastructures, bizarre sights, and outstanding festivals always hypnotize the visitors. A quieter, dreamier collection of alpine valleys is the attraction of the trip. Bhutan is sheltering some mammals such as Takin (National Animal of Bhutan), Golden Langur (monkeys’ family) Royal Bengal Tiger, leopard and red pandas, and in the birds family: the black eagle, owl, tiny black-throated parrots.



Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01
    Arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m)

    Our airport representative greets you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfers to the hotel in the private tourist vehicle.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 02
    Day 02 & Day 03 Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley

    After breakfast, we arrange a short introductory meeting at the hotel lobby. On the meeting please kindly bring the two copies of passport size photos and travel insurance copy. Where our representative introduces the trek and tour guide, and also clear the payments, at meeting you can ask the question to your guides, representative in regarding your trips.   After the introduction, your tour leader takes you in the cities for different places for sightseeing.

    The places we visit will include:
    DAY 02
    Swoyambhunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)

    Swoyambhunath Stupa is one of the most important holy places of Hindus and Buddhist, the main dome stupa is stand in the center of the hill which is referring for Buddhism and other small pagoda temples are for Hinduism.  Not only for the religious people it is also the viewpoint of Kantipur valley, the open opera house of Monkeys.

    Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)

    Kathmandu Durbar Square is a Royal Palace built in Malla dynasty and most of the architectures are designed and built the regime of  King Pratap Malla. In 1769 AD king Prithvi Narayan Shah announced his own royal palace for Kathmandu Durbar.  The Durbar is decorated by exotic architectural wood carving, and the living goddess Kumari is the main attraction of durbar square.

    Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)

    Patan Durbar Square and Stone Temple of Lord Krishna is the main noticeable of Durbar Square. The museum, handicraft center are the very interesting in Patan. Overnight at a hotel

    Day 03
    Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site)
    Pashupatinath is the most visited temple in the world, one of four Dham of Hindus. Opulently decorated pagoda of Pashupati has four doors and a big bull statue just in front of the main temple. Pashupatinath is a temple of Lord Shiva and his Linga (Phallic Symbol of Lord). According to the history, its existence dates back to 400 BC. Pashupatinath temple is located on the bank of holy river Bagmati and it is also the place of dead body cremation. We reach Jungle just crossing the river where monkeys, deer, and other wildlife can be seen.

    Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Bhadgaon)
    Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located on the northern bank river of Hanumate River, which has a collection Shikhara, and Pagoda style temples and 55-windows palace of brick and wood. The main fascination of Bhaktapur is Lions Gate, Golden Gate, Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, and art galleries.

    Bouddhanath Stupa (World Heritage Site)
    Buddhanath stupa is located in eastern part of Kathmandu city sacred pilgrim destination of Buddhist. The loom of Stupa is 36 meters height and presents captivating specimens of Stupa design.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 04
    Drive to Pokhara on a tourist bus, van or car

    After breakfast, your guide will pick you up and drive to Pokhara, along with the highway road you will see terrain field and vegetation. With crossing many bridges finally, you will reach a beautiful city Pokhara.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 05
    Day 05 & Day 06 Guided sightseeing tour in and around Pokhara

    The trip will start at 9 AM; your guide will pick you up and take you to tour. The visiting places are:

    Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple
    Phewa Lake and Barahi temple are the ornaments of Pokhara city. Barahi temple lies in the middle of Phewa Lake, which is two storied pagoda style temple of Goddess. To get to Barahi temple you need to boat in the traditional boat with the paddle. Mt. Machhapuchhre (fishtail) and Annapurna can reflect on the lake.

    Seti River Gorges
    Seti River is literally meaning White River. The wonderful gorge can be seen from K.I Singh Bridge, at Bagar, Mahendrapool and Prithvi Highway bridges. The gorge is made by the turbulent flow of the river.

    Devis fall
    Davis fall also known as Patale Chhango, which is tremendously popular in either domestic or International tourist. Its a really amazing scene of the rainbow with sunlight when a volume of water falls in the deep rocky gorge.

    Gupteswor Cave
    Gupteshwor cave is not only caved it is also the way to Gupteshwor Mahadev Temple, Hindu people worship Lord Mahadev inside the cave. The cave is almost 300m long, and under cave, you need to also crawl by four.

    Mahendra Cave
    Mahendra Cave lies in Northern Pokhara, it is a large limestone cave.

    On the way to tour you will visit two more different museums, a museum is dedicated to Gurkha Warriors who fought in the fierce war: World War and other many numerous operations around 1815s. And another one displays the lifestyle and history of Thakalis, Tharu, and Gurungs families.

    Begnas and Rupa Lakes
    These lakes are located in the northern east of Pokhara valley. It is 13 KM far from the main city of Pokhara.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 07
    Drive to Sarangkot for sunrise and mountain views, and then continue onto the Chitwan National Park

    Early get up and trip to Sarangkot by tourist vehicle and hike up to Sarangkot Hill from where you can see the closest view of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Dhaulagiri and other peaks as well as the best scene of Pokhara and Phewa Lake. Afterward, the views from the hill, back to the hotel, have breakfast and drive to Chitwan National Park.

    Overnight at a resort
  • Day 08
    Activities in the Chitwan National Park

    Early morning you will have tea/coffee and take you to Elephant safari, Bird watching, Jungle walk and back to the resort. After having breakfast you will heads up to observe the crocodiles along the banks of Narayani River then back to resort/hotel to have lunch. Take rest for an hour and again guide will take you to Jungle walk and observations tower, nature walk and boat ride then back to camp, have dinner.

    Overnight at a resort/ hotel
  • Day 09
    More activities in Chitwan, and drive back to Kathmandu

    Morning has breakfast and drive back to Kathmandu, it takes about 6hrs. In evening you will have leisure time if you like to walk around in the city.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 10
    Fly from Kathmandu to Paro with a scenic 90-minute drive to Thimphu

    The Druk Air, the national airline of Bhutan takes you in Paro. Cool, clean and fresh air is the first present of Bhutan when you step out from the plane. Afterward clearing the VISA control and customs you will be welcomed by our Bhutan airport representative and travel to Thimpu, the capital city of Bhutan.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 11
    Sightseeing in and around Thimphu

    After having the breakfast in the hotel you leave for the day tour around Thimpu. First, you will stop at Bhutans National Bank to exchange currency, and then you visit the National Memorial Chorten which was built in 1974 on the memory of 3rd King. Next to visit is National Museum, National Library, where you can see the ancient manuscripts, Textile Museum, art, and crafts school.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 12
    Drive from Thimphu to Punakha for a day’s sightseeing and return to Thimphu

    Today you travel to Punakha, a beautiful destination of Bhutan. On way to Punakha you cross the Dochu La Pass (3050 m); the pass gives the panoramic views Himalaya. The road under the forest of pine and cedar festooned with hanging lichen high up near the Dochu La Pass. After crossing the pass you drive to Lobusa and take the short hike to Chimi Lhakhang Temple. It is believed that the Goddess blesses to the women for fertility. The next is Punakha Dzong, which was built in 1637A D between two rivers Phochu and Mochu. After finishing the tour you will drive back to Thimpu.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 13
    Leaving Thimphu we drive towards Paro with sightseeing along the way

    After the breakfast in the hotel, you will travel back to Paro. You visit Rimpung Dzong, on the way to down you cross the cantilever bridge that was made on 16th Century. And also you will visit Drgyel Dzong victory fortress, built in 1647 A D. In the clear day you see also Mt. Jomlahari. In the late afternoon of the day, you will visit the farmhouses and lifestyle of the traditional Bhutanese.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 14
    Excursion to the Taktsang Monastery (Tigers Nest)

    Today you will hike up to the Taktsang Monastery a dramatic Tiger Nest built in 1600; incredible monastery grips to the edge of a sheer rock cliff that plunges 900m. According to the history, a Guru called Padma Sambhava landed here on the back of flying tiger to meditate. He had meditated there for three months and established Buddhism.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 15
    Transfer to international airport for your final departure

    This is the day for leaving Bhutan; our airport representative will drop off to the international airport.


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Trip Includes

  1. Airport- Hotel-Airport pick up & drop by tourist private vehicle
  2. Three/Four star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitawan and in Bhutan (15 nights twin sharing rooms including breakfast and hot drinks).
  3. All Sightseeing by a professional tour guide with driver and private vehicle
  4. Chitwan activities including full board meals.
  5. All Meals with tea/ coffee while you are in Bhutan Tour
  6. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all tour staffs and driver.
  7. All entry permits and monument, temples, museum fees during the tour in both country Nepal and Bhutan
  8. Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  9. Bhutan Visa and Permits.
  10. Down Jacket and Slepping bag (which needs to be returned after the tour.)
  11. All our government taxes.
  12. Official expense.

Trip Exclude

  1. Lunch and Dinners while in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  2. Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  3. International airfare
  4. Nepal entry visa , you can obtain easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (A multiple-entry 30-day tourist visa can be obtained for USD 40 or equivalent. Similarly, a multiple-entry 90-day tourist visa costs USD 100. Please have 2 passport size photos and the amount in cash USD/Euro handy.)
  5. Your personal expenses
  6. Personal clothing and equipments.
  7. Tips of the staffs. (Tipping is expected).
  8. Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section

Equipment List

This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Nepal and Bhutan Tour. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.

Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.

  1. Day Pack
  2. Duffel Bag
  3. Down jacket and sleeping bag
  4. Upper Body - Head / Ears / Eyes
  5. Baseball cap can protect your ear and neck from the sunlights.
  6. Balaclava - lightweight, thinner variety
  7. UV protection glacier glasses with side shields and a hard-sided storage case. In high altitude automatically the atmosphere is thinner than low altitude so, the sunlights are quite strong in mountain, which affect our eyes. For those people who are wearing the prescription glasses, please requesting you to speaks with your doctor about the prescription glacier glasses.
  8. Headlamp: Headlamp is a one of the basic for you during the trek because treks are in mountain where not plenty of electricity is. Make sure to bring extra lithium batteries.


  1. A pair of liner synthetic/ woolen gloves for the mild days.
  2. A pair shell gloves or mitts Gore-Tex is preferred for keeping hands dry.

Core Body

  1. Two cotton t-shirts.
  2. A synthetic t-shirt.
  3. Two long sleeve polyesters, light colored shirts for sunny days. V-neck zipper provides additional venting options which are good for changing temperatures.
  4. For women two synthetic sports bras, no cotton!

Lower Body – Legs

  1. Two pairs nylon-hiking shorts, not cotton!
  2. Underwear, stay away from cotton
  3. Two pair lightweight long underwear
  4. A pair soft shell pants - synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable
  5. A pair cotton pants
  6. Especially for the women a full length skirt.


  1. At least two pair of liner socks, synthetic.
  2. A pair light trekking shoes or sneakers
  3. Sandals are optional for the trek.

Medicine and First Aid

  1. Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches
  2. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
  3. Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea


Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.

Miscellaneous, but Important

  1. Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
  2. Airline ticket(s)
  3. Visa (if required and acquired in advance)
  4. Immunization record
  5. Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money and passport
  6. Two water bottles one liter wide-mouth Nalgene and one insulator
  7. Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  8. Sunscreen. SPF 40 is recommended and should be relatively new since it loses its effectiveness over time
  9. Toiletry kit. Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc


  1. A pair of adjustable trekking poles, this is great for downhill trek, and even it is listed in optional.
  2. Favorite snack foods, two pounds for maximum limits.
  3. Books and other devices for relax during the trek and rest time.
  4. For your records, camera, a DSLR, Go-Pro Cameras.
  5. Hydration bladder with drinking tube and tube insulator
  6. A urination bottle for men and a pee funnel for woman, as you might want to void that chilly late night trip
  7. A small stainless steel thermos

The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.

Please Note:
The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the ancient cities of Kathmandu
  • Panoramic sunrise with mountain views from Sarankot
  • Discover the secrets of Lake Side Pokhara with the ancient city tour
  • Guided wildlife tour of Chitwan National Park
  • Taktsang Monastery (Tigers Nest) 
  • Drugyel Dzong victory fortress
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Kathmandu Valley Bindhabasini Temple Boat at Phewa Lake Elephant Bathing Rhino Drinking Water Monastery at Bhutan Tiger Nest Monastery
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult Linda Nguyen
Victoria Australia
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