Category: Tour In Bhutan
Duration: 7 days
Starting price: US$ - only
Itinerary : 06 Nights / 07 Days: "Explore 7 Days Nepal with Bhutan Tour"
Highlights: 03 Night Kathmandu, 03 Nights Bhutan.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu:
Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu,
Our company representative will be on standby with our vehicle & a sign-board plaque displaying our your name & company's name at the Airport to pick you up and transfer you to your Hotel. After you've freshen up, a senior executive from the office will give you a short briefing about your whole program. Get familiar with your surroundings, rest or take a short stroll down the road. Your first overnight at your hotel in the valley of the gods.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu .
After breakfast in hotel,Sightseeing:
A. Boudhanath Stupa
Boudhanath Stupa (or Bodnath Stupa) is the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. The stupa consists of a dome at the base, above which is a cubical structure painted with eyes of Buddha looking in all four directions with the word "unity" in the main Nepali dialect between them. There are pentagonal Toran present above each of the four sides with statues engraved in them. Behind and above the torana there are thirteen tiers. Above all the tiers there is a small space above which the Gajur is present. The stupa has many artifacts inside it.
B. Syambhunath Temple:/ Monkey Temple
Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in the north-west parts of the temple.Swayambhunath occupies a central position, it is probably the most sacred among Buddhist pilgrimage sites. The Swayambhunath complex consists of a stupa, a variety of shrines and temples, some dating back to the Licchavi period. Although the site is considered Buddhist, the place is revered by both Buddhists and Hindus. Numerous king Hindu followers are known to have paid their homage to the temple, including Pratap Malla, the powerful king of Kathmandu.
C. Patan Durbar Square/ Krishna Mandhir Temple
Patan Durbar Square is situated at the centre of Lalitpur city. It 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 Malla kings of Lalitpur resided.The Durbar Square is a marvel of Newa architecture.The Square floor is tiled with red bricks. There are many temples and idols in the area. The main temples are aligned opposite of the western face of the palace.The entrance of the temples faces east, towards the palace. There is also a bell situated in the alignment beside the main temples The Square also holds old Newari residential houses. There are various other temples and structures in and around Patan Durbar Square build by the Newa People.
D. Hanumandhoka Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar Square or Hanumandhoka Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the old royal palace of the Kathmandu Kingdom. It is one of three Durbar (royal palace) Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites . Hanuman Dhoka (Hanuman Gate), with several complexes spread over an area of about five acres, is the social, religious and urban focal point of Kathmandu. The square is the complex of palaces, courtyards and temples that were built between the 12th and the 18th centuries by the ancient Malla Kings of Nepal. The Durbar is divided into two courtyards, the outer comprising Kasthamandap, Kumari Ghar, and Shiva-Parvati Temple, and the inner consisting of Hanuman Dhoka and the main palace. It also houses two museums. Important ceremonies, including the coronation of the Nepali monarch, are held in the Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Paro, Bhutan .
Arrival in Paro Bhutan.
The tranquil kingdom of Bhutan is one of the world's most enthralling travel destinations. The trip offers an intimate view of the Bhutan's cultural and religious life.Arrive at the Paro International Airport, you will be met by our representative.
A. After lunch, Half day sightseeing:
Drukgyal Dzong (it was built in 1649 to commemorate the victory of Bhutanese over the allied Tibetan - Mongolian forces. The Dzong as a defense fortress is said to have housed the finest armory in the country),Ta Dzong (built as a watch tower the Ta Dzong has since been turned into the national museum), Kyichu Lhakhang (the monastery dates back to the 7th century and is one of the most oldest and sacred).
B. Overnight stay at Paro.
Day 04: Paro -Thimpu .
A. After breakfast, drive for 2hrs to Thimphu. Sightseeing to Memorial Chorten (this stupa was built in 1974 by the mother of third king in the memory of her son His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuk), Tashichhoedzong (the "fortress of the glorious religion" houses the throne room of His Majesty the king, the main secretariat building and the central monk body), Semtokha Dzong (five miles from Thimphu, on a lofty ridge, stands Semtokha Dzong the oldest fortress in the kingdom), Buddha Point (one of the biggest Buddha in the world. It was constructed through donations from devotees all around the world), National Library (it contains Bhutan's history in the form of religious and historical literature), the institute of Zorig Chusum (the institute of 13 traditional Arts and Crafts), Royal palace, mothithang zoo.
B. Overnight stay at Thimphu
Day 05 - Punakha Visit .
A. Drive for 3hrs to Punakha via Douchula pass (the most known pass in Bhutan. It is mostely covered with white clouds, were on clear day you can see spectacular view of the mighty Himalayas mountain ranges. The 108 Chortens at the Docuhala pass gives the passer the beauty of the fresh and high altitude vegetation around, Bhutan being the Buddhist country the construction of 108 Druk Wangyal Khangzang Chortens beings multi foldmerit to all sentient beings. Within and around the Dochula pass you can see lot of prayers flags and Main walls). Punakha Dzong (it was built by Zhabdrung in 1637; it stands majestically at the junction of two rivers- Pho Chu and Mo Chu. It is arguably the most beautiful Dzong in a country).
B. After lunch drive back to Thimphu. Evening is free for leisure and shopping.
C. Overnight stay at Thimphu.
Day 06: Depart From Paro
After breakfast our Driver will drop you to the Paro International Airport for your journey to Kathmandu.
A. Transfer to the airport to connect flight to Kathmandu.
B. Receive, assist and transfer to the hotel.
C. Shopping Time:
You can indulge yourself with personal activities like shop for locally produced, unique, Nepali products.
D. Farewell Dinner
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 07: Kathmandu - Departure .
After breakfast, transfer to airport for final departure.
Passport, Visa and Permits
Passport should be valid for 6 months more at the time of travel.
Bhutan visa is pre-process by us we need to have your valid passport copy by scan and one photo graphs by scan on our e-mail.We will send you electronic visa on your mail. you need to print and carry to fly to Bhutan at immigration authorities will stamp on your passport.
Nepal visa is available at the airport.