Nepal Bhutan tours is suitable for all kind of travelers. It covers Nature, Nature, adventure, religion, Architecture and more. Bhutan is known as kingdom of gross happiness. People are living in remote areas but always looks very happy and smiling. over 90% people practice Buddhism. Diverse ethnic groups live in different parts of Himalayas . They have their own traditional way of life.
Nepal is very rich in diversity. If you change few kilometers, can feel the difference in culture, society, geography and language. there are 130 different dialects and ethnics groups in Nepal.
Nepal Bhutan tours can be started either from Kathmandu or Paro Bhutan . we can fly Bangkok to Paro or Kathmandu. there are only two airports (Bangkok and Kathmandu) from where we have direct flights to Paro Bhutan daily.
In Paro we will visit monastery, hike to Tiger Nest. During Thimpu tour we will explore memorial stupa, temple, monasteries, markets. Punakha and Pobjikha visit will be also in old monasteries and enjoy the view of mountains, farming lands. we will have a lot of opportunities to get closure contact with local people and learn they way of living.
Kathmandu valley is famous ancient city. it is very rich in culture and diversity.
Day 1- Fly from Bangkok or kathmandu to Paro Bhutan
Drive to Thimphu then Transfer to Thimphu by car. One can wander on your own to stroll Thimphu streets or relax in your hotel in the evening.Overnight: Thimphu
Day 2- Thimphu Sightseeing tour
Morning visit the weekend market (Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday), Hand made paper Mill, School of Arts and crafts where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan, Lunch in town. Drive pass by Memorial Chorten (temple) built in memory of the late 3rd King. Visit Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley, Enclosure where national animal, Takin are kept and Zilukha Nunnery. Overnight: Thimphu
Day 3- Thimphu – Punakha
Drive through Dochula pass, the second highest road pass in your trip at 3010m. When the weather permits one can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a sight that stretches almost 180 degrees. After a short tea break continue to sub tropical Punakha. Afternoon visit the Souvenir Making Center and the Punakha Dzong (fortress) which houses the most elaborated temple in the country.
Day 4- Punakha – Phobjikha
Check out of the hotel & visit Chimi Lhakhang on foot, the temple of fertility associated with religious art of phallus. En route visit Wangdi town and continue to Phobjikha over the highest road pass on your trip.Visit Gangtey Gompa, the largest and the only monastery of the Nyingmapa sect in western Bhutan.Evening relax in your hotel or take a stroll.Overnight: Phobjikha.
Day 5- Phobjikha – Paro
Start early retracing the drive to Paro. In Paro visit the National Museum, the first of its kind which has a collection from natural history to religious paintings. Visit 17 century Paro Dzong (Fortress) on foot and continue walking through the oldest wooden bridge still in use. Evening stroll old Paro town and peep into some local handicrafts stores. One can also venture to try local restaurant for dinner.Overnight: Paro
Day 6- Paro Sightseeing tour
Visit Kichu Lhakhang, one from the 2 oldest temple in the country, historic Drukgyal Dzong (Fortress) and hike to Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang Monastery), the most revered temple in the country that literally hangs on a granite cliff over looking the Paro Valley.Evening at leisure Overnight: Paro.
Day 7-Flight paro to Kathmandu
Transfer to airport for flight to Kathmandu, guide will welcome and transfer to hotel.
Day 8- Tours in Kathmandu
Explore UNESCO world sites in Kathmandu from 5 th century BC , 4th century AD, local market and many more.
Day 9- Kathmandu tour
You will explore the Kathmandu valley Including pashupatinath temple the holistic Hindu temple, Boudhanath Stupa The Gaint Stupa in the world And Bhaktapur city a city of wood carving today you will visit the painting school of Kathmandu.
Day 10- Drive to Chitwan National Park
After breakfast, take 4/5 hrs to Chitwan National Park, about 160 km south-west in Terai belt. We check in our resort and after lunch, we visit the village of Tharu tribal people whose lifestyle remains unchanged over 100 years. We also visit the Park Information Center and in the evening, enjoy Sunset View from the riverside. Possibly, there will be slideshow presentation on wildlife or cultural performance by Tharu tribes.
Day 11- Jungle Safari Rides in Chitwan National Park
After an early breakfast we will go for river tour on a traditional dug out canoe. We will get chance to spot the various aquatic life including Gharial crocodiles. The canoe trip lasts half an hour to 40 minutes and you will be picked up by jeep or experience the primitive transport-the oxen cart ride back to the resort. After lunch, we will take elephant back safari and explore the dense forest of the National Park. The commonly sighted animals are one horned Asian Rhino, sloth Beer, Wild boar, Leopard, deer etc. Although the national park is home to more than 100 Royal Bengal Tigers, tiger sighting is very rare as its nocturnal animal.
Day 12- Drive to Kathmandu
Today we drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.