Namaste and welcome to Nepal. You’ll be met and assisted at the airport and helped with your transfer and check in to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner at a restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu, before turning in for a good night’s rest at the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu
After breakfast today take time to enjoy a day of relaxed sightseeing on a guided tour of some of the highlights of Kathmandu and the surrounding Valley. Visit Swoyambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, with its fine views over Kathmandu and many interesting features as well as the great stupa itself. Join the devotees, pilgrims and wandering saddhus (holy men) at Pashupatinath. Pashupatinath is the most important Hindu temple in Nepal as well as being one of the most important Shiva temples on the subcontinent, situated on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Take time to walk around Bodhnath (Boudha) stupa, the largest in Nepal and one of the largest in the world. Boudha is also the centre of Tibetan culture in Nepal and a wonderfully vibrant, interesting community. Explore the streets, temples and courtyards of Patan, the second largest town in the Kathmandu Valley and also known as the City of Fine Arts. Returning to Kathmandu, this evening you will be given your ticket, visa and tour briefing about your visit to Bhutan the following day. Overnight in hotel.
Fly to Paro
You will be helped with your transfer to international airport in Kathmandu. The flight offers you beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. On arrival and after visa formalities you will be received by our agent and transfer to Hotel. Evening stroll around the market. Bhutan is famous for its stamps and you can visit a collection of rare stamp, which is the perfect place to send post card and get very old and rare stamp of Bhutan. Overnight in Hotel.
Paro Sightseeing and drive to Thimpu
Today you will visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort. The fort defended the Paro valley from the Tibetan invasion from the north in the early 17th century. On clear weather Mount Chomolhari 7320 meters can be seen towering over the dzong. Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. It was housed into the National museum in the 1960s by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The seven floors museum highlights various aspects of Bhutanese culture and history dating back to the 7th century. A short walk downhill to the Rinpung Dzong which serves as the administrative center and school for monks. Late after noon drive 1 & 1/2 hours to Thimphu (54 Kms) which is the capital of Bhutan. Evening free time. Overnight at Hotel River view or similar.
Thimpu Sightseeing and drive back to Paro
AM Thimphu sightseeing - visit the Memorial chorten built in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century Changangkha monastery and the new Drupthob nunnery temple. PM drive back to Paro via visiting the first building built in Bhutan the Simtokha Dzong. It now houses the Buddhist university. Arrive Paro. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Fly to Kathmandu
Today you will be helped with your transfer to airport in Paro for your flight to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu, you will be received by tour officer who will assist you in transferring you to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to rest and relax. Overnight in Hotel.
As per your international flight departure time, you will be picked up 3 hours before the flight.
USD per person based on 1 pax
USD 2018 per person based on 2 pax
USD 1972 per person based on 3-6 pax pax
- 3 nights twin/double share accommodation in 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu
- Full day guided tour in private vehicle inclusive of your site entrance fees as per itinerary
- International flight Kathmandu to Paro to Kathmandu
- 3 nights twin/double share accommodation in standard hotel in Bhutan
- 3 meals a day while in Bhutan
- English speaking Bhutanse tour guide and private vehicle in Bhutan
- Monastery entrance fees in Bhutan
- Permit and TDF in Bhutan
- Bhutan visa fee
- Airport pick up and drop in Kathamndu and Paro
- Government Tax
- Company Service Fee
- International flight to and from Kathmandu
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Insurance of any kinds
- Expenses of personal nature eg bar and beverage bills, laundry bills, phone bills etc in Nepal and Bhutan
- Tips to the crews
- Expenses incurred due to any reason eg flight delays/cancellation, road bloackage, political turmoil, natural disaster etc which are beyond company's control
- Anything not included in Service Includes section
Enter the Dragon, sojourn in Bhutan
This short trip to Nepal and Bhutan gives you a lot of insight into the life of Nepalese and Bhutanese people. Enjoy the world heritage sites in Kathmandu with a knowledgable Nepalese tour guide. While in Bhutan, you will get plenty of time to explore the two main cities of Bhutan ie Paro and Thimpu.