Nepal is a South Asian country bordered by China to the North and India to the south, east and West. Nepal is only country in the world that is dominated by Hindus. From the tourist point of view, Nepal is strategically located near the Central Himalayas and the land-locked country is famous for mountaineering and snow-skiing. Nepal, located in the Himalayas houses some of the world’s tallest mountains. The highest pinnacle point on Earth is the Mt Everest, located in Nepal. Here we provide you with a virtual glimpse of the Nepal-Bhutan holiday package.
Some of the must-see tourist destinations of Nepal are as follows
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. You have the Durbar Square, which is one of the world’s largest palaces and is also an UNESCO world heritage site. You can discover temples, monuments and museums of varying shapes, sizes and faith.
Pokhara stands at the foothills of the Himalayas. This particular tourist destination stands 200 meters west of Kathmandu and is surrounded by some of the highest mountains in the world. These are Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Annapurna. For Trekkers and the mountaineering enthusiasts, Pokhara is the starting point in the Himalayas. For those of you not fond of hiking or mountain climbing, the scenic attraction of the place is par excellence. Lake Pehowa surrounds the Pokhara valley situated in Nepal. For most of you, the Nepal-Bhutan holiday trip is a dream cum true experience.
If you are fond of trekking, Annapurna Circuit hill is one of the best in Nepal. It would take 21 days for you to complete the Apple circuit hill of Annapurna. You can take lovely walks during the sunset if adventure isn’t your cup of tea.
You find attractive tea houses, apple trees and scenic beauty to flaunt with, while you are at the place.
Chitwan National Park
The wildlife at the Chitwan National park is mostly meant for viewing only and it is a safari kind of an outing. You can view animals like rhinos, Bengal tigers, leopards, sloths, buffalo, deer and crocodiles. Fresh water dolphins can also be seen near the Gangetic River. The wildlife sanctuary is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites.
For most of you, climbing the Mount Everest is a life-time dream, isn’t it? Mount Everest is the highest pinnacle point of Earth and can be viewed from NASA or Space. It stands at a height of 8,848 m or 29,028 feet high. Trekking at the Everest sets your adrenaline levels, on a very high note. The main hiking seasons start of from March and ends in May. Followed by the monsoons, you can resume your hiking from September and it goes on until December.
You can never skip Lumbini off your travel itinerary once you arrive at Nepal. Lumbini is the birth place of Siddhartha Gautama Buddha. The temple of Lord Buddha is located at a distance of 250 km from Kathmandu. This pilgrimage town is UNESCO’s world heritage site, as there is a unique feeling of tranquility, the moment you enter the pilgrimage site. You also have a stupa which is named Maya Devi, mother of Lord Buddha.
A gist about Bhutan
Bhutan is a land-locked country in the Eastern Himalayas. It is surrounded by China to the North and is bordered by India to the South, East and West. Bhutan enjoys strong cultural ties with Tibet and is located on the Silk Road between China and the Indian sub-continent. You find three types of varying climates within Bhutan. At the plains it is a sub-tropical climate. It is a temperate climate at the highlands and a polar weather as you go higher, up the altitude. Take your camera to make the best use of the Nepal-Bhutan holiday package. Some of the world-famous tourist attractions surrounding Bhutan are as follows:
Tiger’s Nest Monastery
The tiger’s nest monastery hangs on a cliff amid an enchanting range of forests comprising of pines and rhododendrons. This is a very attractive monastery but you must be ready to climb the hill. The tourist spot is perched at a height of 900 m above the land. You can arrange for a pony drive, to take you all the way to the mountain. Then you need to tuck in, through a narrow fleet of stairs leading to the monastery. You have butter lamps lighted near the monastery and the whiff of incense sticks can simply take your breath away. You find waterfalls and a lovely glimpse of the Paro valley surrounding the place. This is one of the hand-picked locales that highlight the Nepal-Bhutan holiday tour.
Dzong in Bhutan means the ‘Palace of Happiness’. Punakha Dzong is the second largest dzong, in the whole of Bhutan. It is a three hour drive from Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. The dzong is surrounded by two rivers namely the Pho Chu- Male Mo Chu female. You can have a breathtaking view of the mountains surrounding the lake.
Zuri Dzong is a perfect spot to have a bird’s eye view of the entire Paro valley. There is a cave, where Lord Buddha used to meditate during the 8th Century. You can enjoy the tranquility nature has to offer. And this is an extraordinary view that can leave you awe-inspired and you can stare at the mountains for hours together. You have wooden benches where you can sit, relax and enjoy the lovely view of the mountain and the surrounding peaks.
Gangtey valley is popularly known as the last Shangri-La on Earth. And this particular locale is a magical destination on your road-trip to Bhutan. This is a flat valley without closely augmented dense trees. You can find a lavish space of meadows and fields accompanied with forests of magnolia, juniper and rhododendrons, which will be in full bloom in April. Experience the Last Shangri-La on Earth, with the world’s happiest town namely Bhutan by taking up the Nepal-Bhutan holiday tour.
Nepal Bhutan tour package - 13 Nights 14 Days - Travel Itinerary
Destinations Covered - Mumbai Airport- Nepal- Bhutan- Mumbai Return
Mode of travel - By Air
Cost of the package - Rs 49,990 per person
Day 1: Fly from Mumbai airport to Kathmandu
You will be flying from Mumbai airport to Kathmandu. The approximate flying time would be 3 hours. And you will reach the hotel. Lunch will be provided. And overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 2: Sight seeing in Kathmandu
Breakfast is served the moment you get into our luxurious coach. We will be arranging for a local city based sight-seeing trip at Kathmandu. We will cover Durbar Square, Dakshinkali temple, National Museum of Nepal and Pashupatinath temple. The nearest tourist spots will be covered first and places that are slightly farther from the city center will be covered mid-afternoon and evening. Lunch will be served on the way. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 3: Sightseeing at Pokhara
You visit Pokhara on our luxurious Nepal- Bhutan holidaying coach. It is a 5 hour drive to reach a distance of 204 km.
You can spend the entire day gazing at the world famous Pokhara. You can view Lake Pehowa. You can view the surrounding peaks like Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Annapurna. You can indulge in some trekking activities. Lunch will be served. You can have a view of the evening sunset while you are about to unwind. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 4, Day 5, and Day 6: Taking you through a complete glimpse of the Annapurna
If you want to complete the entire Apple Circuit hike around the mighty peak Annapurna, it usually takes 21 days. We cannot accommodate the entire journey as a part of our travel itinerary. However you can take three days to have a complete glimpse of the trekking paradise Annapurna. You can view the starting point of this fabulous peak. You can have a look at apple orchards and take long walks across the scenic spot. You can have a look at tea-houses, as well. We are giving you three full days to view this enchanting valley. Breakfast or lunch will be provided from time to time. We arrange a stay near a 3 star hotel near Annapurna valley. We will just show you a bird’s eye view of the Mount Everest via the Nagarkot near Kathmandu. You can bring your friends and family to enthrall in the Nepal-Bhutan holidaying package.
Day 7: Sightseeing at Chitwan National park
This is day 7 of the travel itinerary. Breakfast will be served the moment you get into the travel coach. And you can visit the park and have a safari of the animals. You can view black bears, pandas, rhinos, etc. Lunch is served. And we head towards Lumbini. This is a 250 km drive from Kathmandu. We will arrange a train to get you dropped at the site.
Day 8: Sight-seeing of the Buddhist monastery in Lumbini
This is the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama Buddha. You can spend two hours at the peaceful meditation hall. Lunch is served. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 9: Travel from Nepal to Bhutan
It is a 630 km drive from the city of Kathmandu for you to reach Thimphu, capital city of Bhutan. Lunch will be served on the way. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 10: Trip to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
It is a 7 hour drive for you to reach the Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Bhutan. You cover a distance of 245 km. Breakfast or lunch is served on the way. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 11: Sight-seeing at the Tiger’s Monastery
Breakfast will be served the moment you get into the luxurious Nepal-Bhutan travel coach. You can have a lovely view of the misty Paro valley and can climb into the steep stairs of the tiger’s nest monastery.
We will travel 125 kms to reach Punakha Dzong. Lunch will be served on the way. Overnight stay will be near a hotel situated in Wangdue, Phodrang. Punakha Dzong is situated near this particular place.
Day 12: Sightseeing at Punakha dzong
Breakfast will be served the moment you get into the luxurious travel coach. You can view the beautiful dzong. And have a lovely view of the rivers Po Chu and Mo-Chu. You can also get a beautiful view of the mountain and peaks, surrounding the dzong. You can also view the complete Paro valley in style. Zuri Dzong is another scenic spot which gives you a beautiful view of the valleys and lakes surrounding the same. Lunch will be served on its way. Overnight stay will be at the hotel. Uninhabited spots of nature makes the Nepal-Bhutan holiday trip a mesmerizing one.
Day 13: Sightseeing at the Gangtey valley
Gangtey valley is a two hour drive from Bhutan. You can view the trees and the lovely scenic view. It is in fact a flat surface. And Gangtey valley is filled with blooming flowers during spring.
You can view the picturesque spot, before you head towards the Bhutan airport.
Day 14: Drop from the Bhutan airport off to Nagpur Airport
You will be dropped at Bhutan airport, first. You take a connecting flight to Nagpur before you reach Mumbai airport. The awesomely pretty Nepal Bhutan tour package comes to an end.
• 3 Star Hotel
• Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
• All adults are requested to carry 2 photo copy of any Photo ID proof (Except Pan Card) along with them.
• Medical support will be provided to the guests all through the trip whenever needed.
Cherries on the Top!
• Tea/coffee at every stop on the way while travelling.
• Frooti and snacks on arrival to hotels.
• Refreshments after adventure sports.
• Softy/ Cold drink during leisurely walks.
• Occasional Chips and candies to kids.
• 1 Litre Packaged drinking water per day per guest.