• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

Travel through enchanting Nepal & Bhutan

  • Round trip
  • 14, 15, 21 or 22 nights
  • Bhutan, Nepal
price from £ 2,749.00
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons

Inc. hotels with meals, private excursions, transfers and flights. Be surprised by Nepal and Bhutan!

This tour takes you through big cities and small villages, mysterious temples and dzongs, deep valleys and mighty mountain peaks. Home to the world's highest mountain, the imposing Mount Everest, and also the birthplace of the one and only Gautama Buddha, this is Nepal in a nutshell. Then, venture off the beaten track and explore the remote kingdom of Bhutan that has preserved its authenticity to this day. The vistas here will make your jaw drop in amazement, from the beautiful Lake Phewa in Pokhara, to the Tiger Nest Monastery against a steep rock face in the breathtaking Paro Valley. Immerse yourself in the rhythm of Nepal and Bhutan, discover the peacefulness of Buddhism and Hinduism and discover the unique cultures and fascinating societies on this tour. Are you ready to discover these two Asian pearls in the Himalayas?

Included
  • Round trip through Nepal and Bhutan: 13 or 20 nights
  • Breakfast
  • Full board excl. drinks on days 4-7 or 4-12 (in Bhutan)
  • Private tours for sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan and Pokhara
  • Private trek to Taktsang Monastery 'Tiger Nest'
  • Private tour of the National Museum of Paro
  • Private visit to Kuensel Phodrang, Changankha Lhakhang temple and Punakha Dzong (inc. on 13 night trip)
  • Private sunrise excursion in Sarangkot and World Peace Pagoda (inc. on 13 night trip)
  • Private visit to Chandrigiri and Kirtipur (on the 13 nights trip)
  • Private sightseeing tours of Thimhpu, Trongsa, Bumthang and Lumbini (on the 20 nights trip)
  • Punakha Dzong and Chimi Lhakhang private tour to the fertility temple (on the 20 night trip)
  • Private visit to Gangtey (on the 20 night trip)
  • Jungle safari and tour in Chitwan (on the 20 night trip)
  • English speaking guide during the excursions
  • All transportation during the trip
  • International return flights from Kathmandu, Nepal to Paro, Bhutan
  • Return flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester to Kathmandu
  • Please note that there may be an extra day of travel on the plane or on the way

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Day 1: Welcome to Nepal!

When you arrive at the airport of the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, your driver will be waiting for you. You'll be brought to your hotel and spend the next night in the bustling district of Thamel. Drop off your luggage in your room and go exploring in Thamel, or relax after the long flight so… Read more

Aloft by Marriott Thamel Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu and Nagarkot

On day 2 you'll be immersed in Nepalese culture. Today, you'll be visiting the main sights of the city. After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel. Your first stop is at Durbar Square, where you'll see the carved temples and buildings that characterize the old city… Read more

Hotel Mystic Mountain  or similar

Day 3: Bhaktapur and Patan

More unforgettable experiences await you on day 3. If you get up early today you'll experience a breathtaking sunrise at the viewpoint of Nagarkot. Here you can see the sunrise over the mountains of the Himalayas. After breakfast you'll be taken to visit the historical cities of Bhaktapu… Read more

Aloft by Marriott Thamel Kathmandu  or similar

Day 4: Onwards to Bhutan!

Today you'll continue your tour to fascinating Bhutan. In the morning after breakfast, you'll have a transfer to the airport in Kathmandu. From here, you'll fly to Paro in Bhutan.

The first thing you'll probably notice here is the effect of the altitude, that can take a … Read more

Hotel Druk Thimphu Bhutan  or similar

Day 5: Thimphu and Punakha

Today you'll be picked up after breakfast to drive to the Memorial Chorten temple. It was built in 1974 to commemorate the third king of Bhutan. A chorten is a stupa or semicircular structure, which is used as a place of meditation. The whitewashed building with a golden finial on top is a p… Read more

Zhingkham Resort  or similar

Day 6-7: Paro

On day 6 you'll head to Paro. The beautiful valley of Paro is surrounded by breathtaking nature and is the birthplace of countless myths and legends. Here, you'll find many of Bhutan's oldest temples and monasteries.

Today you will visit the National Museum of Bhutan, locate… Read more

Tashi Namgay Resort  or similar

Day 8: Kathmandu

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel in Paro, a driver will pick you up to take you back to the airport. Don't worry, it's not time to fly home just yet! You still have a lot to discover in Nepal, so today, you'll fly back to Kathmandu. Once you land at Kathmandu airport, a driver … Read more

Aloft by Marriott Thamel Kathmandu  or similar

Day 9-11: Pokhara

On day 9, after breakfast, a 7 to 8 hour drive awaits you as you go to Pokhara, your next destination. When you arrive here, you'll have all afternoon and evening to explore the city and recharge your batteries. Enjoy the spectacular views with snowy mountain peaks, walk along the shore of t… Read more

Atithi Resort & SPA Pvt. Ltd.  or similar

Day 12-13: Kathmandu and Chandragiri

On day 12 you'll have a scenic drive back to Kathmandu for about 7 to 8 hours. Along the way, you'll pass the hill village of Bandipur, where you can take a lunch break. Once you have arrived in Kathmandu, check in at your hotel, and have a rest before taking an evening stroll through th… Read more

Aloft by Marriott Thamel Kathmandu

Day 1: Welcome to Nepal!

When you arrive at the airport of the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, your driver will be waiting for you. You'll be brought to your hotel and spend the next night in the bustling district of Thamel. Drop off your luggage in your room and go exploring in Thamel, or relax after the long flight so… Read more

Aloft by Marriott Thamel Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu and Nagarkot

On day 2 you'll be immersed in Nepalese culture. Today, you'll be visiting the main sights of the city. After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel. Your first stop is at Durbar Square, where you'll see the carved temples and buildings that characterize the old city… Read more

Hotel Mystic Mountain  or similar

Day 3: Bhaktapur and Patan

More unforgettable experiences await you on day 3. If you get up early today you'll experience a breathtaking sunrise at the viewpoint of Nagarkot. Here you can see the sunrise over the mountains of the Himalayas. After breakfast you'll be taken to visit the historical cities of Bhaktapu… Read more

Aloft by Marriott Thamel Kathmandu  or similar

Day 4: Onwards to Bhutan!

Today you'll continue your tour to fascinating Bhutan. In the morning after breakfast, you'll have a transfer to the airport in Kathmandu. From here, you'll fly to Paro in Bhutan.

The first thing you'll probably notice here is the effect of the altitude, that can take a … Read more

Hotel Druk Thimphu Bhutan  or similar

Day 5: Thimpu

Today, you'll be picked up for a tour of Thimphu. First you'll drive about 15 minutes from the city to the hill where the Bhutan Broadcasting Service tower is located. From here you have a magnificent view of the entire city. On your way up or down, you'll encounter takins or wildebe… Read more

Hotel Druk Thimphu Bhutan  or similar

Day 6: Punakha

This morning, your driver will take you to Punakha via the Dochula pass, where you'll stop for a hot drink and enjoy the views of the Eastern Himalayas. After this, you can take a walk of around 3 hours, to the Lungchotse monastery. You can then continue to Punakha, where you will visit one … Read more

Zhingkham Resort

Day 7-8: Bumthang

On day 7 you will be transferred from Punakha to Bumthang via Trongsa, the gateway to central Bhutan. You can stop to admire the impressive Trongsa Dzong - Bhutan's largest dzong - which captures your attention from afar. Here, you can visit the watchtower museum dedicated to the Wangchuk Dy… Read more

Yu-Gharling Resort & Spa  or similar

Day 9-10: Gangtey

After breakfast, you'll drive to Gangtey. Before you get there, you'll first pay a visit to the city of Trongsa to visit the Trongsa Dzong. This is Bhutan's most impressive dzong and was built in 1644. Trongsa Dzong is the ancestral home of the current royal family and the first two … Read more

Dewachen Hotel & Spa  or similar

Day 11-12: Paro

Today you'll be taken to Paro, making a short stop en route in Wangdi. When you reach Paro, you can browse the local handicraft shops to pick up some lovely souvenirs.

On day 12 you'll enjoy one of the best highlights of Bhutan. After breakfast you'll trek to the famous Takt… Read more

Tashi Namgay Resort  or similar

Day 13: Kathmandu

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel in Paro, a driver will pick you up to take you back to the airport. Don't worry, it's not time to fly home just yet! You still have a lot to discover in Nepal, so today, you'll fly back to Kathmandu. Once you land at Kathmandu airport, a driver … Read more

Aloft by Marriott Thamel Kathmandu

Day 14-16: Pokhara

On day 14, after breakfast you'll take a 7 to 8 hour drive to Pokhara, your next destination. After you arrive here, you'll have all afternoon and evening to explore the city and recharge your batteries. Enjoy the spectacular views with snowy mountain peaks, walk along the shore of the … Read more

Atithi Resort & SPA Pvt. Ltd.  or similar

Day 17: Lumbini

Today you will continue your tour, by driving to Lumbini, the birthplace of the one and only Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. During this 6 hour drive you will see the mountain landscape and the lifestyle of the population gradually change. The further south you travel, the more plains a… Read more

Tiger Palace Resort

Day 18-19: Chitwan

After breakfast, you'll be taken to some of the holy places in Lumbini. You will visit the Maya Devi temple, built in the exact place where the Buddha was born, the Ashoka pillar, with the oldest inscriptions of Nepal, the Pushkarini pond, and the different monasteries of the sacred temple g… Read more

Green Park Chitwan  or similar

Day 20: Kathmandu

Today you will be transferred to Bharatpur airport after breakfast and fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, a driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Thamel. Here you can spend the rest of the day in the bustling city and shop for some special souvenirs to take h… Read more

Aloft by Marriott Thamel Kathmandu
Optional excursions

If you want to make your trip even more memorable, you can book the following optional excursions. All excursions can be booked and paid for during the booking process. Please note that the excursions may be shared with other travellers.

• Traditional Tibetan momo cooking workshop (day 2, 3 hours) •
You will learn how to prepare a traditional Tibetan momo (dumplings) and, of course, you’ll enjoy your own creation afterwards.

• Traditional Nepalese cooking class (day 2, 3 hours) •
During this workshop you will learn how to prepare delicious Nepalese dishes, and enjoy them afterwards.

• Paragliding (day 8, 2.5 hours) •
Are you a thrill seeker? On day 8, you have the chance to participate in the optional paragliding activity. You will be picked up in Pokhara and taken to Sarangkot (20 minutes from Pokhara). Sarangkot is a village with a view of Lake Fewa on one side and the Annapurna Mountains on the other. Take a tandem flight from Sarangkot over Lake Fewa to the runway in Pokhara. During the flight, the pilot will take photos and videos that you can subsequently download on a USB stick or laptop.
Duration: approx. 30 min in the air.
Includes transfers.

• Himalaya Mountain Flight (Day 2, 3, 13 or 14, 3 hours) •
During this mountain flight, you’ll get to see Mount Everest up close. After all, a trip to Nepal and Bhutan would be incomplete without really understanding what makes these countries so beautiful: the Himalayas. During this optional excursion, you will fly so close to the highest mountain in the world that you can almost touch it.
Duration: approx. 1 hour in the air.
Includes airport transfers.

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Excluded
  • Visa costs (approx. $50, payable in cash at the airport or before departure from the embassy)
  • Gratuities for drivers and guides. It is recommended to give $5- $7 per day per group to the driver and $10- $15 to the guide.
Payment

If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

Additional Information
Conditions

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.© Secret Escapes 2020

Price changes

Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.

COVID-19 info

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination, which are subject to change at short notice. Please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before departure via your government's foreign advice service.

Occupancy

Max. 2 people per room

Single supplement

The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Travelling with children

Unfortunately this trip is not suitable for children under the age of 18.

Pets

Unfortunately it is not possible to bring pets on this trip.

Flight times

Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.

Travel documents

You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.

Baggage for flights Nepal - Bhutan

Please note that on flights between Nepal and Bhutan you are allowed to take max. 20 kg of checked baggage. The rules related to cabin baggage may vary by airline. Failure to comply with the requirements may incur additional costs.

Airport transfers

Your driver will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign with our logo and / or your name (s). You will receive additional transfer information along with your travel documents.

Passport

Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after departure from Nepal and Bhutan. For current information regarding travel documents, we advise you to visit the Gov.UK website or the embassy.

Visa requirements

A visa is required when traveling with a British passport to Nepal and Bhutan. For up-to-date visa information, we recommend that you visit the Gov.UK and embassy websites.

Vaccinations

When traveling to Nepal and Bhutan, vaccinations against DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio), Typhoid fever and Hepatitis A are recommended. Consult your doctor or the NHS website for current and personal health advice.

Currency

The national currency of Nepal is the Nepalese rupee (NPR).
In Bhutan, the national currency is the Bhutanese Ngultrum (BTN).

Group travel

This tour is individual, but you may travel with others along the way.

The transfers are shared with other travellers.

The excursions are private but may be shared if other TravelBird or Secret Escapes travellers have booked their trip on the same date as you.

Route changes

In the event of any unforeseen circumstances, the described itinerary may be changed.

Quality standards

Keep in mind that the quality standards of hotels, facilities, transport and roads may vary from what you may be used to in the UK.

Similar accommodation

In case the above mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest.