12 days Nepal - Bhutan Tour,
8 days Bhutan trek, stunning views of Himalaya,
3 days in Kathmandu valley (sightseeing of world heritage sites), Nepal
A cultural journey of Nepal and Bhutan - a greatest Natural and cultural adventure of a lifetime!!
A cultural tour to Bhutan serves as an introduction to our heritage by visiting festivals, and sacred pilgrimage sites, rural villages, and temples of Bhutan, in the tour there will be many stops for panoramic views of the valleys and mountain peaks chances to enjoy the country's unspoiled nature.
Bhutan is cradled in the deep folds of the Himalayas. Very little has been heard of Bhutan and to most people it is a hidden kingdom shrouded in mystery. It is classed as one of the most exotic destinations in the world today!!
Come explore and unravel the untouched wonders of Bhutan for yourself. Snow-capped mountains, emerald green landscapes, fascinating wildlife, impressive Dzongs and gentle Buddhist people all await you. Experience the hospitality of the Bhutan with Earthbound Expeditions.
Picture above is landscape at Punakha Valley Bhutan. Photo by: Rajan Simkhada
Our odyssey across this emerald jewel of a kingdom begins in the west of Bhutan, through towns of Paro and Thimphu, journeying through to the cultural heartland of Bumthang. Savor the distinctiveness of each corner of the country as you slowly travel further and further back in time. The one, that provides an unbelievably delightful mixture of enjoyment and experience. In just over two weeks this trip takes us to the Western and Central Valleys where the wilderness of Bhutan's un-spoilt forests and the lush tangle of its tropical jungles reign supreme and from there to the eastern quarter of the country and then across the border into India. The diversity of the vegetation of Bhutan's tropical forests will surprise and many consider it a botanist's heaven. The only aspects of the journey, which never change, are the friendliness of the people and the awe-inspiring views, which delight at every twist, and turn of the road. Work your way to the eastern-most outpost of the Kingdom, including the remote village of Trashiyangtse. Exit into the beautiful and rarely visited area of India, Assam.
This kind of cultural tours to Bhutan will insights to the people, the culture, the traditions, religion and ecology of the country. Our Bhutan east to west tours will take you through some of the most picturesque landscapes of spectacular mountain ranges to the lush green valleys. You will see the unique architectural splendors of the Dzongs, monasteries and the traditional Bhutanese houses and witness some intriguing religious festivals. You will also get the opportunity to taste the exotic Bhutanese cuisine and meet the friendly people.
Best way to enjoy two beautiful Himalayan kingdoms ( Nepal - Bhutan) at one visit.
The trip also can be combined with Rajesthan of India ( Taj Mahal, Jaipur, Delhi) or with Tibet ( Lhasa) Darjeeling, Sikkim or the Buddhist circuit tour like Lumbini, Boudhgaya, Kushinagar and Sarnath. Please ask us for the details.
Bhutan tour targeting some festivals also available, you can join the Bumthang Festival at middle of Nov each year
In Bumthang festival at mid-night we take a walk to the Jambay Lhakhang and witness the festival where the dancers dance around the fire in naked and is said to be the most scared dance and the event of the beginning of the festival Evening witness "Jambay Lhakhang Drup" among the local people where there will be dances consisting of mask dances and folk songs by the local people. The festivals gives the opportunity to interact with the local people and you can immerse yourself with the locality of Bhutan.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu, Nepal, we will come to receive you at the airport. Check into a 3 star Hotel and rest. .
Day 02 - 03: Full day sightseeing in Katmandu Valley, the world heritage sights and Nagarkot excursions
Day 04: Fly to Paro Bhutan, to start Bhutan tour Sightseeing of paro, overnight at Hotel. From this day starts the Bhutan tour
Day 05: Excursion to Taktsang, Drive to Thimpu Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06: Drive to Punakha & Wangdi Photang, Phubjikha (Gangtey), overnight in Hotel.
Day 07: Drive to Bumthang (Jakar) via Tongsa Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08: Drive to Mongar Sightseeing, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09: Drive to Tashiyangtse, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10: Excursions Tashigang Sightseeing, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11: Drive to Samdrup Jongkhar Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12: Exit Bhutan - end of the tour & drive to Guwahati (Indian town) from there either we can continue to Sikkim and Darjeeling tour then to Kathmandu or fly out the Indian other city like Delhi or Culcutta.
Nepal and Bhutan tour: Visit two most beautiful Himalayan kingdoms Nepal and Bhutan at one go. The cultural tours to Bhutan will insights to the people, the culture, the traditions, religion and ecology of the country. This Bhutan west to east tour will take you through some of the most picturesque landscapes of spectacular mountain ranges to the lush green valleys.
Single Suppliment USD 297
Greetings from Australia! After arriving home last Tuesday and then our son arriving from London on Friday, we are now starting to settle down after our fantastic tour of Nepal and Bhutan.
I would like on behalf of Peter and Robyn and Brian and myself to offer you our sincere appreciation for the arrangements you made for our trip to Bhutan and Nepal.
You can choose any departure dates for our Bhutan east to west tour and Nepal tour adventure, just have to match with Bhutan flight schedule write us for details. The tour also can combined with India Taj Mahal or Sikkim Darjeeling or Tibet Tour. Please ask us for the extension options.
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Availability: Every week from Feb to Dec. (weather permitted), however July- Aug is not recommended
Style: Guided trip
Grade: Easy drives
Maximum elevation: 3340 mtr - pass
Accommodation: 3 star accommodations, resort
Transport: Jeep / Bus / Flight, included
Meals included: 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners