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WT-SA08:11 Days Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu - Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Paro
  • Day
    1
    Arrival in Kathmandu

    After meeting our guide and driver at the customs of Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to the hotel for check-in. Later, we will visit the Buddhist Swayambhunath Stupa, aka Monkey Temple, to have a panoramic view of the charming Kathmandu Valley. Afterwards, we will go to Durbar Square to admire the forest-like heritage buildings of royal palaces and sacred temples.

    Meals: No meals, advice freely available
    Accommodation: Hotel Himalaya (4 stars)

  • Day
    2
    Kathmandu - Bhaktapur - Patan - Kathmandu

    This morning we will proceed to the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most important Hindu temples in Nepal, and the world's largest round pagoda - Boudhanath Stupa to have a look. After that, we will drive you to the city of Bhaktapur, where you can capture the old palaces and temples at the Durbar Square and the distinctive Dattatreya Temple. Later, we continue to visit Patan Durbar Square which is an open air museum of archaic buildings and then the glorious Golden Temple. At the end of the day, you will be driven back to Kathmandu.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel Himalaya (4 stars)

  • Day
    3
    Kathmandu - Chandragiri Hill - Kathmandu

    Today's Nepal Bhutan tour will extend to the Chandragiri Hill. Upon your arrival, you will take the round trip cable car to admire the 2,551 meters (8370 feet) high Chandragiri with enchanting natural landscape involved verdant forests, continuous hills as well as scenic valleys. After we drive back to Kathmandu, you will be free to explore the city for the rest of the day. At night, an excellent dance show with Nepalese dinner will be arranged for you.

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Accommodation: Hotel Himalaya (4 stars)

  • Day
    4
    Kathmandu - Pokhara

    In the morning, you will be transferred to the airport and fly to Pokhara. After landing, our guide will pick you up and escort you to the hotel. Later, a relaxing boat trip will be scheduled for you on the picturesque Phewa Lake, which is considered as the most attractive holiday resort in Pokhara. Afterwards, you will visit the peaceful Barahi Temple on a small island.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pokhara Grande or Shangrila Village (4 stars)

  • Day
    5
    Pokhara

    Watching the spectacular sunrise at Sarangkot will be a nice start of this Pokhara day trip. Later, we will head for the Bindabasini Temple and the World Peace Pagoda. Next, you will be guided to have a nice glance at the roaring waves of Devi's Fall and the mysterious Mahadev Cave. After that, we will take you to watch the Pokhara Mountain Museum and the pretty Lake Beganas.

    Friendly tips: If you wish to add an easy hiking experience, we can arrange a 1-2 hour hike down from the World Peace Stupa to the Phewa Lake. You can decide in advance or discuss this with your guide at the time based on your physical condition. There is no additional cost for this activity.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Pokhara Grande or Shangrila Village (4 stars)

  • Day
    6
    Pokhara - Kathmandu

    After breakfast, we will go to visit the furious rapids of Seti River in downtown Pokhara. After a leisurely walk at the Kalika Suspension Bridge, you will be transferred to the airport and take a flight back to Kathmandu. After landing, our guide will drive you to the hotel for a good rest.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel Himalaya (4 stars)

  • Day
    7
    Kathmandu - Paro - Thimphu

    Today you will take a flight to Paro. Upon arrival at Paro airport, you will be transferred to Thimphu by a one-hour drive. En route, you can observe the renowned Tamchog Lhakhang Iron Bridge onboard. After reaching Thimphu, you will tour the landmark National Memorial Chorten and the Buddha Dordenma Statue in succession. Later, a visit to the Motithang Takin Preserve will allow you watch the national treasure of the country, Takin. Afterwards, let the castle-like administration center - Thimphu Dzong conclude the day.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Hotel Osel or similar (4 stars)

  • Day
    8
    Thimphu - Punakha

    This morning, we will take you to the must-see General Post Office and a Hand Made Paper Factory. Next, during the 3 hours driving to Punakha, you will watch the rolling peaks of the magnificent Himalaya by a stopover at Dochula Pass. After viewing the magnificent and grand Punakha Dzong (Fortress), we will pay a visit to the Wooden Suspension Bridge.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Green Resort or similar (4 stars)

  • Day
    9
    Punakha - Paro

    After breakfast, take a morning excursion to the idyllic Rinchengang village and Punakha Nunnery. Later, a hike to Fertility Temple with captivating surroundings will be arranged. After getting out from this Buddhist temple, we will drive you to Paro to visit the imposing Paro Dzong and the National Museum. After that, you will be led to explore the Kichu Lhakhang (Temple) and a local farm house.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Haven Resort or similar (4 stars)

  • Day
    10
    Paro

    This morning the unique Tiger's Nest (Paro Taktsang) will await you in a sheer cliff with about an elevation of 900 meters (2,950 feet), and you will have a special experience of trekking to this Bhutan's shrine. Afterwards, a comfortable vehicle will take you to the ruins of the Drukgyel Dzong, which is encircled by beautiful terraced fields. Later, we will round off today's Nepal and Bhutan tour with the bustling Paro Town.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Haven Resort or similar (4 stars)

  • Day
    11
    Departure from Paro

    Your private Nepal Bhutan tour itinerary will end today. After breakfast, our guide and driver will escort you to Paro Airport and see you off. Bon voyage!

    Meals: Breakfast