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Nepal & Bhutan Adventure

  • Duration
    14 days
  • Tour Type
    Private Tour
  • Tour Style
    Go Beyond
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A voyage through the magical lands of Nepal and Bhutan, this tour is a journey of spirituality, ancient tradition and spectacular nature. Get under the skin of these fascinating countries by meeting the hospitable local people in Himalaya-surrounded villages. You will also take some moderate walks, including up to the famous Tiger's Nest monastery. Facilities and accommodation can be basic in some remote areas.

  • Physical Rating 4Learn More
    X A good level of fitness is required as you can expect to be walking, or taking part in a physical activity like cycling, for longer periods of time on several days throughout the tour, and may be required to tackle some more challenging terrain. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Extended walking. Physical activities on challenging terrain.
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Tour Highlights

Our Nepal & Bhutan Adventure tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Authentic Experiences

Our Nepal & Bhutan Adventure Tour has been thoughtfully designed and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    FLY TO KATHMANDU
    DAY 1: FLY TO KATHMANDU

    Fly to Kathmandu, Nepal's lively capital city. Upon arrival transfer to the hillstation of Nagarkot where the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

  • Day 2
    Village Walk and Cooking Class
    Day 2: Village Walk and Cooking Class

    Wake early to watch the sun rise over spectacular Himalayan landscapes as you stroll around Nagarkot. The village boasts many walking trails with spectacular views and is also home to flights of butterflies. Later travel to the neighbouring village of Bastola to meet the local people and take a traditional cooking class.

  • Day 3
    Explore Bhaktapur
    Day 3: Explore Bhaktapur

    Return to Kathmandu, stopping en route at Bhaktapur, a wonderfully preserved and atmospheric medieval city. Visit the home of a Newari family before wandering to Durbur Square to admire the beautiful architecture. Finally, head to Potters' Square to visit a ceramics workshop and learn traditional pottery skills from a master potter.

  • Day 4
    Explore Kathmandu
    Day 4: Explore Kathmandu

    As well as being the capital, Kathmandu is Nepal's hub of culture and artistic heritage and a monument to the medieval era. Visit Swayambhunath Temple before driving out to Patan to explore its grand Royal Palace.

  • Day 5
    Boudhanath Stupa
    Day 5: Boudhanath Stupa

    Head to the iconic Boudhanath this morning. This huge stupa has dominated Kathmandu's skyline for centuries, its great Buddha eyes surveying the city below. Whilst here, experience a special Lama blessing from the local Tibetan Buddhist monks. Finish the day at Pashupatinath Temple.

  • Day 6
    Into Bhutan
    Day 6: Into Bhutan

    Transfer to the airport this morning and fly into the fascinating kingdom of Bhutan. On arrival in Paro, transfer to Thimphu, Bhutan's capital.

  • Day 7
    Discover Thimphu
    Day 7: Discover Thimphu

    The centre of government, religion and commerce in Bhutan, Thimphu is located in a valley with the Wang Chhu River running through the centre of town. Despite being the busiest town in Bhutan it remains the only capital in the world without traffic lights! Explore the city today with time at the National Library, Institute for Zorig Chusum, the Handicrafts Emporium and Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum and Trashi Chhoe Dzong.

  • Day 8
    Rural Bhutan
    Day 8: Rural Bhutan

    Depart Thimphu and travel into the countryside. On arrival at the village of Punakha visit Punakha Dzong before hiking through the paddy fields and local villages to Chimi Lhakhang, a temple of fertility.

  • Day 9
    Explore Punakha
    Day 9: Explore Punakha

    This morning visit the magnificent temple complex at Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery, before appreciating the incredible views from Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, said to have been built to promote peace, stability and harmony in the changing world.

  • Day 10
    Travel to Paro
    Day 10: Travel to Paro

    Drive to Paro, stopping en route at the Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the kingdom. Paro is surrounded by some of Bhutan's oldest temples and monasteries and today you'll visit Ta Dzong and Rinpung Dzong.

  • Day 11
    Tiger's Nest Monastery
    Day 11: Tiger's Nest Monastery

    Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) is Bhutan's most famous monastery, perched on the side of a cliff 900 metres above the Paro Valley. It can only be reached by a moderately challenging hike along a woodland trails - the views along the way are a perfect distraction! Returning to Paro, visit Kyichu Lhakhang.

  • Day 12
    Fly to Kathmandu
    Day 12: Fly to Kathmandu

    Fly back to Kathmandu. Take a rickshaw ride through the bustling streets around Thamel's market before sitting down to a delicious farewell meal of traditional food and a Nepalese folk music and dance performance.

  • Days 13-14
    Fly Kathmandu to Australia
    Days 13-14: Fly Kathmandu to Australia

    Fly to Australia, arriving home later the same or the following day.

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 11°c
  • 14mm
  • Thimphu
  • 5°c
  • 25mm
  • Paro
  • 0°c
  • 9mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 13°c
  • 19mm
  • Thimphu
  • 8°c
  • 33mm
  • Paro
  • 2°c
  • 10mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 17°c
  • 34mm
  • Thimphu
  • 10°c
  • 31mm
  • Paro
  • 6°c
  • 34mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 20°c
  • 61mm
  • Thimphu
  • 14°c
  • 58mm
  • Paro
  • 10°c
  • 81mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 22°c
  • 124mm
  • Thimphu
  • 18°c
  • 122mm
  • Paro
  • 12°c
  • 180mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 24°c
  • 236mm
  • Thimphu
  • 20°c
  • 246mm
  • Paro
  • 14°c
  • 416mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 24°c
  • 363mm
  • Thimphu
  • 20°c
  • 373mm
  • Paro
  • 14°c
  • 549mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 24°c
  • 331mm
  • Thimphu
  • 20°c
  • 345mm
  • Paro
  • 14°c
  • 406mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 23°c
  • 200mm
  • Thimphu
  • 19°c
  • 155mm
  • Paro
  • 13°c
  • 259mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 20°c
  • 51mm
  • Thimphu
  • 16°c
  • 38mm
  • Paro
  • 10°c
  • 84mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 16°c
  • 8mm
  • Thimphu
  • 11°c
  • 8mm
  • Paro
  • 6°c
  • 11mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kathmandu
  • 12°c
  • 13mm
  • Thimphu
  • 7°c
  • 13mm
  • Paro
  • 2°c
  • 5mm

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