12 Day Magic of Nepal & Bhutan Tour

$2,499
Per Person

Typically $4,499
Nepal is a country of mysteries and Bhutan the Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon, both together offer a travel experience of a lifetime.  

the tour

Our Nepal and Bhutan tour is truly magic. Nepal is a country of mysteries and Bhutan the Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon, together this is a travel experience of a lifetime. During our 12 day package, you will explore the temples and religious sites of Durbur Square in Kathmandu.  Step out of the city as you head towards stunning Pokhara the city of lakes – stand in awe at the imposing Himalayas reflecting back in the crystal water of the lakes.  Continue onwards to Chitwan National Park to spot local wildlife, trek through lush jungle and visit local villages.

Take an included international flight from Kathmandu to Paro in Bhutan. The Bhutanese call their country Druk Yul or the Land of the Thunder Dragon. It is the smallest country located in the Himalayan mountain range. It has a strong Buddhist culture and is governed by a development philosophy known as Gross National Happiness. The concept is endemic to Bhutan and was enshrined in the country’s constitution in 2008, stating that “The State shall strive to promote those conditions that will enable the pursuit of Gross National Happiness”.

On our tour of Bhutan you will get a chance to see everything that the country has to offer, including remote and dramatic monasteries that rule in the pristine and intact Bhutanese landscape. You will interact with the local people and witness the way of life in Bhutan and Nepal, leaving you humbled and full of memories to last a lifetime. Secure your trip with just a 10% deposit today.

INCLUDES:

12 Day fully guided tour, most meals, experienced local English speaking guides and international flight Kathmandu to Bhutan to Kathmandu. See our terms for more details.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrive Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal! Your holiday to Nepal & Bhutan begins with a airport pick up. You will be met by our airport representative and transferred to hotel. The remainder of the day is at your own leisure.

MEALS: None

OVERNIGHT: Hotel Samsara Resort, Kathmandu

DAY 2: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley

After having breakfast at the hotel we will take you for a full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley, In the morning, we visit the Syambhunath Stupa ( monkey temple) ; A holy Buddhist Stupa and Monastery, then you will visit the Patan Durbar Square is situated at the centre of the city of Lalitpur in Nepal and is one of the three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. One of its attraction is the ancient royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided and return to hotel and overnight at hotel. There is the option to take a scenic flight this morning over the Everest range, Weather permitting. Everest Experience Mountain flights are very popular and common tours for those tourists who want to explore the Himalayas of Nepal. The mountain flight offers panoramic views and exciting experience as if you encountered breathtaking masses of rock and ice. Mountain Flights will make you see even the remotest of the corners of Himalayas. The experience of flying over the snow-capped mountains is breathtaking. Wherever the eyes turn, you will find the vast stretches of white heaven. The sheer chill that runs through your spine will leave the real chill far behind. The the Flight tour is operated in the morning at 6:30 am and before the tour starts at 9:30am, we will take you to the airport at:5:30 am and you take the flight tour and return to hotel and have breakfast then we start the tour.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: Hotel Samsara Resort, Kathmandu

OPTIONAL: Scenic Everest Flight USD$220 – payment on arrival

DAY 3: Kathmandu – Pokhara

This morning we take the tourist bus along the scenic Trisuli and Marsyangdi Rivers towards Pokhara (approx 6 hours). Take in the breathtaking views of Ganesh Himal and the Manaslu peak in the distance. Pokhara is a tourist’s paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, & temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with stunning mountains. On arrival into Pokhara, the city of lakes, we will transfer to the hotel and you can relax for the rest of the day and enjoy this beautiful town of serene lakes.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: Hotel View Point, Pokhara

DAY 4: Pokhara Tour

You will enjoy an early start this morning and drive to Sarangkot, a beautiful hill famous for its sunrise over the Himalaya. Get a close-up view of Annapurna, Fishtail and many other peaks. We have breakfast at a hotel in Sarangkot before visiting Bindhyabasini Temple, taking a boat trip on Phewa lake and visiting Devi’s Falls, Cave. The evening is free at your own leisure.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: Hotel View Point, Pokhara

DAY 5: Pokhara to Chitwan

After an early morning breakfast we will drive to Chitwan – check into our jungle lodge and embark on a wildlife Tharu village tour, overnight at our Lodge/Resort.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Rhino Land, Chitwan

DAY 6: Chitwan Full day

Enjoy breakfast amidst the sweet chirping of birds, we set out for a Full day of jungle activities that include Jungle Walking, watching Elephants bathing in the river and visit the elephant Breeding center. During supper, you will be treated to a traditional Tharu cultural stick dance and enjoy another night at the lodge.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Rhino Land, Chitwan

DAY 7: Chitwan to Kathmandu

After breakfast we take you for an interesting Bird watching tour in the morning and then drive back to Kathmandu. Evening in Kathmandu is at your own leisure.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: Hotel Samsara Resort, Kathmandu

DAY 8: Kathmandu ~ Thimphu, Bhutan

After having breakfast at hotel, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Bhutan! Upon arrival in Paro, clear customs and immigration. Keep your copy of the visa clearance letter handy and your visa has been paid. Meet your Guide and driver outside the terminal building and transfer to Thimphu and Sightseeing around the city in the evening and overnight at hotel.

MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Amothara Hotel, Thimphu

DAY 9: Thimphu ~ Paro

Have breakfast at hotel and proceed for full day sightseeing in Thimphu, Visit Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin Sanctuary, Indigenous Hospital, Textile Museum, and Heritage Museum, Traditional School of arts & crafts and Tashicho Dzong and then drive to Paro and over night at hotel.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Mandala Resort, Paro

DAY 10: Hike Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang)

The highlight of the day is the hike to the famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang), perched precariously on the edge of a mountain and Bhutan’s most iconic temples. After we visit the National Museum, a Farm House, and Local Market. Evening at leisure.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Mandala Resort, Paro

DAY 11: Paro ~ Kathmandu

Back to Nepal today. You will be transferred to the airport for your short flight. On your arrival, transfer to hotel and enjoy your last night in Kathmandu.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: Hotel Samsara Resort, Kathmandu

DAY 12: End of Tour

We are confident that you’ve enjoyed one of the best holidays ever & will go back home with lasting memories of these two amazing countries. Our escorts & vehicles will be on standby at your hotel to take you to the airport for your final departure home to Australia.

MEALS: Breakfast

Description

Our Nepal and Bhutan tour is truly magic. Nepal is a country of mysteries and Bhutan the Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon, together this is a travel experience of a lifetime. During our 12 day package, you will explore the temples and religious sites of Durbur Square in Kathmandu.  Step out of the city as you head towards stunning Pokhara the city of lakes – stand in awe at the imposing Himalayas reflecting back in the crystal water of the lakes.  Continue onwards to Chitwan National Park to spot local wildlife, trek through lush jungle and visit local villages.

Take an included international flight from Kathmandu to Paro in Bhutan. The Bhutanese call their country Druk Yul or the Land of the Thunder Dragon. It is the smallest country located in the Himalayan mountain range. It has a strong Buddhist culture and is governed by a development philosophy known as Gross National Happiness. The concept is endemic to Bhutan and was enshrined in the country’s constitution in 2008, stating that “The State shall strive to promote those conditions that will enable the pursuit of Gross National Happiness”.

On our tour of Bhutan you will get a chance to see everything that the country has to offer, including remote and dramatic monasteries that rule in the pristine and intact Bhutanese landscape. You will interact with the local people and witness the way of life in Bhutan and Nepal, leaving you humbled and full of memories to last a lifetime. Secure your trip with just a 10% deposit today.

INCLUDES:

12 Day fully guided tour, most meals, experienced local English speaking guides and international flight Kathmandu to Bhutan to Kathmandu. See our terms for more details.

DEPARTURE DATES

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2021:

January: 10, 24

February: 10, 24

March: 10, 24

April: 10, 15, 24

May: 10, 24

June: 10, 24

July: 10, 24

August: 10, 24

September: 10, 24

October: 10, 24

November: 10, 24

December: 10, 24

INCLUSIONS

 

11 Nights accommodation

11x Breakfasts, 4x Lunches, 5x Dinners

Bhutanese visa fee.

International flight from Kathmandu- Bhutan-Kathmandu.

Services of experienced English speaking local tour guides.

All Government taxes & permits

All sightseeing entrance fees for museums and monuments.

Boat trip on Phewa lake

All Jungle actives in Chitwan

All airport transfers

All transportation by tourist buses & private vehicles

EXCLUSIONS

 

International airfare from Australia to Kathmandu

Nepal visa fee

Travel insurance

Tips for guides and drivers

Personal expenses

Other meals not stated in itinerary

Beverages for all meals

HOTELS USED

 

3 STAR  HOTELS:

Kathmandu: Hotel Samsara Resort

Pokhara: Hotel View Point

Chitwan: Hotel Rhino Land

Thimpu: Amothara

Paro: Mandala resort

 

4 STAR HOTELS:

Kathmandu: Nepali Ghar

Pokhara: Atithi Resort or similar

Chitwan: Green Park Hotel

Thimpu: Namghy Heritage

Paro: Tashi Namgy Resort

 

In the unlikely event that the listed hotels are fully booked, alternative hotels of the same standard will be used

Triple share rooms are available

UPGRADES & OPTIONS

 

UPGRADES:

Upgrade to 4 Star Hotels for $500 per person

 

OPTIONAL TOURS:

DAY 2: Scenic Everest Mountain Flight – USD $220 per person. Payable on arrival

 

EXTRA NIGHTS:

Extend your stay and give yourself more time in Nepal PRE or POST tour

3 Star Hotel Kathmandu – $90

4 Star Hotel Kathmandu – $150

 

Prices are based per room per night and include breakfast and airport transfer

TOUR INFORMATION

 

VALIDITY:

Voucher valid until 8 December 2021

Voucher valid for 1 person, based on twin/double share

Bookings must be made at least 60 days prior to travel

 

RATES:

12 Day Magic of Nepal & Bhutan 3 Star Package  – $2499 per person

12 Day Magic of Nepal & Bhutan 4 Star Package  – $2999 per person

 

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT:

A single traveller surcharge applies for solo travellers

3 Star Hotels – $650 per person

4 Star Hotels – $850 per person

 

GROUP SIZE:

Minimum of 2 people

Maximum 12 people

 

CHILD POLICY:

Not suitable for children under 10 years old

Children age 10 and over require an adult voucher

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Travel insurance is recommended. MyHoliday2 takes no responsibility for any travel issues that may arise

Day tours included in itinerary may join a larger group than specified

It is the customers responsibility to obtain the correct visa for their destination and cover all fees associated

It is the customers responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport for travel and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of intended stay.

We offer a 21 Day Money Back Guarantee. See Refund policy for details

After 21 days from purchase, travel vouchers/tour packages are non refundable

Travel vouchers are non-redeemable for cash

Travel vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer/promotion

Travel vouchers must be redeemed within the validity period or will be deemed void

MyHoliday2 pricing reflects current market rates, so package prices may fluctuate from day to day. This is the nature of the tourism industry, and MyHoliday2 is not obliged to refund you to match any subsequent price reductions after purchase

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