Cultural tour of Kathmandu & Bhutan

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$1543

Trip Descriptions

Cultural tour of Kathmandu & Bhutan

Trip Factors

Trip Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Trip Style:  Sightseeing City tour/Cultural tour
Accommodations: Twin Sharing Basis
Transportation: Private Transfer
Activities: 3N KTM / 1N NGK / 2N Thimpu / 1N Paro 
Starts & Ends: Kathmandu

Day 1 :Arrive Kathmandu at TIA

Day 2 :Sightseeing of Kathmandu / Bhaktapur and transfer to Nagarkot

Day 3 :Sunrise view from Nagarkot – Kathmandu via Patan Durbar square

Day 4 :Fly to Paro Transfer to Thimpu

Day 5 :Sightseeing of Thimpu

Day 6 :Drive from Thimpu to Paro

Day 7 :Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to Bouddha &Kapan Monastery

Day 8 :Final departure

DAY 01: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU 

Arrive at Kathmandu international airport. Transfer to Hotel.
If time is free and time permits then can go to Explore Thamel Market.
After dinner, transfer back to hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

DAY 02: FULL DAY EXCURSION IN KATHMANDU & BHAKTAPUR & DRIVE TO NAGARKOT

Breakfast at hotel, Visit to the heritage sites of Hanuman Dhoka (Kathmandu) DurbarSquare (the house of living goddess KUMARI and the medieval royal palace of the Malla kings – 15TH century AD) &Swayambhunath Stupa (the oldest Buddhist Shrine much older than 2650 years from the present time, also colloquially known as Monkey Temple). 

Lunch on the way and transfer to Bhaktapur.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square (the medieval palace with 55 similar windows and the famous golden gate, the sunken royal bath tank, the tallest pagoda style “Nyatapola” temple of Nepal etc – 14th century AD).  
At around 04:00 PM, after the excursion be transferred to the Nagarkot Hill Station (35 km/ 50 minutes) away from kathmandu City. 
Arrive Nagarkot and check in hotel. 
After dinner, transfer back to hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Nagarkot

DAY 03: SUNRISE VIEW OVER THE MOUNTAINS & DRIVE TO KATHMANDU VIA PATAN

Early wakeup call & prepare yourself for one of the best sun rise view of the world, over the eastern Himalayan Mountains of the Nagarkot hill. 

After breakfast drive back to Katmandu via Patan Durbar Square (the medieval palace, the famous shikhara style Krishna temple with 21 golden pinnacles, the Hiranya Varna golden temple, the Shikhara Style Mahabouddha temple- 13th century AD). 
Lunch on the local restaurant in Patan
After dinner, transfer back to hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu

DAY 04: KATHMANDU – PARO - THIMPU

Transfer to airport and fly to Paro with Druk air. Upon arrival at Paro airport, our representative will receive the group then drive to Thimphu .

DAY 05: SIGHTSEEING OF THIMPU

In the morning, you will visit the hospital for traditional medicine, Memorial Chorten and national Library. 
After lunch visit the Handicrafts centers and the School of Thangka Painting.
After dinner, transfer back to hotel.
Overnight in Thimpu.

DAY 06: DRIVE FROM THIMPU TO PARO 

You will visit the fortified tower of Ta Dog, now a natural history Museum, ruins of DrugyalDzong that once guarded the invading Tibetan forces, and Kyichu Temple of 7th century.
After dinner, transfer back to hotel.
Overnight in Paro

DAY 07:  FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU & TRANSFER TO BOUDDHANATH & KAPAN MONASTERY 

After breakfast, transfer to airport for Kathmandu flight.  Arrive Kathmandu and our representative will receive the group, Check in at Hotel.Then drive to Bouddhanath (It is the largest stupa in the Kathmandu Valley and is the center of Tibetan Buddhism.) for sightseeing. 

After lunch in Bouddha then transfer to Kapan monastery. (Just north of the ancient Buddhist town of Boudhanath is the Kapan hill, rising up out of the terraced fields of the Kathmandu valley and visible for miles. Dominated by a magnificent Bodhi tree, it was once the home of the astrologer to then King of Nepal) 
After dinner, transfer back to hotel.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

DAY 08: FINAL DEPARTURE

After breakfast at hotel transfer to international airport for final departure

Cost Includes: 

  • Accommodation – Twin sharing in BB Plan                
  • All applicable transfers & sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary                 
  • All Sightseeing entry fee, permit charges & royalties as per the itinerary
  • VISA fee OF Bhutan            
  • All meals as per itinerary at Local restaurants. 
  • Transportation as per itinerary
  • 35% Govt. Royalty at Bhutan             
  • English speaking guide                
  • Flight ticket:  KTM-PARO-KTM 

 

Cost does not include:

  • Drinks and bar menu
  • Telephone & laundry
  • Personal expenses
  • Nepal Visa Fee ($25 upon arrival at TIA)
  • Any accidental and emergency support (if any)
  • Driver and guide tips
  • Emergency evacuation 
  • Extra activities other than above itinerary

Suggest to get Visa at own country to avoid long queue at the airport
One Nepal local sim card will be provided as a Complimentary to group leader for communication during your stay
Set of warm clothes
Last minute change in the program - charges applies accordingly.
The sequence of itinerary is subject to change due to local condition.
Airfare is subject to change unless the booking is confirmed.