Nepal to Bhutan Tours
Tour Details:Day 01:
Arrive Kathmandu, welcome garland and transfer to the Hotel.
Rest of the time free.
Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel.
AM: Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu City and Swayambhunath
Kathmandu Durbar Square, with its old temples and palaces,
epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. Here, the
kings of Nepal are crowned and solemnized. Interesting things for
visitors to see are Taleju temple, gigantic figure of Kalbhairav
(the god of destruction), Basantapur Durbar or Nautale (nine story)
palace and temple of Kumari or the residence of living goddess.
The worldÆs most glorious Buddhist Chaityas built 2000 years ago
situated on a hillock about 77 meter above the level of the
Kathmandu Valley. You will also have a grand view of the valley from
PM: Sightseeing tour of Patan City
The ancient city is situated on the southern bank of the river
Bagmati and is about five kms southeast of Kathmandu. The city is
full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples with fine bronze
gateways, guardian deities and wonder Carvings. Noted for its
craftsmen and metal workers, it is known as the city of artists.
Lalitpur, 'the city of beauty,' is another name for Patan.
Overnight at the hotel.
Kathmandu û Paro
The flight into the Himalayas reveals breathtaking views of the
great peaks, taking you right into the Dragon KingdomÆs cloud
scraping airstrip at Paro (Altitude 7000 ft.)
Your Bhutanese escort from Bhutan Travel Service will greet you on
arrival and drive to the Hotel. After refreshments take a stroll
around the little town at Paro.
Dinner and overnight at Paro.
Day 04 :
Paro - Thimphu
After breakfast a 2- hour drive through the Paro and Thimphu valleys
to the capital of Bhutan (Altitude 7000 ft.). En-route visit the
Simtokha Dzong, The oldest fortress of its kind, which once guarded
the Thimphu valley, built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1627. It
is now a religious university.
Drive to Hotel River View for lunch, then visit the National
Library, which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist
manuscripts, the school of Thangka Painting and the Traditional
Medicine Institute, where centuries old healing arts are still
practiced. Visit the Memorial Chorten to His Late Majesty, King
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck and take 15 minutes ride to Dechenchholing, to
witness the Gold and Silversmiths at work. Then, the
Tashichhodzong(ôFortress of the Glorious Religion'), built in 1641
by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and reconstructed in 1961 by the Late
King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck using traditional methods, without the
use of any nails or plans on paper.
Dinner & overnight at Hotel.
Thimphu - Paro
If this day is Saturday, visit the weekly market , where you can
mingle in the hustle and bustle of the crowds of shoppers and
villagers . Then visit the Handicrafts Emporium for a little
souvenir shopping. Lunch at the Hotel the afternoon can be spent at
leisure to peep into the shops of Thimphu town.
Evening drive back to Paro.
Paro - Sightseeing
The day begins with a visit to the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong. This
Dzong is of historical Importance, from its ramparts the Bhutanese
repelled Tibetan invaders. On a clear day, the 24,000 ft. white
domed peak of scared Chomolhari ( Mountain of the Goddess ) looms
overhead. After lunch at the Hotel, visit Taa Dzong, the National
Museum housed in an ancient watchtower, it has a fine collection of
ancient Thangka paintings, textiles, weapons and artifacts.
Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.
Paro - Kathmandu
Early breakfast at the hotel and then drive to the airport to board
the departure flight. Your escort will assist you with exit
formalities and bid you farewell.
Day 08 :
Transfer to airport for final departure.
Minimun 2 people sharing
The above cost includes: -
1. All tours and sightseeing as per the itinerary with private
car/coach with English
4. Accommodation: 3nights hotel Everest in Kathmandu on BB and 4
nights in Bhutan on full board.
5. Kathmandu û Paro û Kathmandu airfare.
6. All entrance fees