Your Himalayan journey begins with Nepal. You will discover the stupas and shrines of the Kathmandu Valley, the wilderness of the Chitwan National Park, once the hunting ground of Nepalese kings, and not to forget the sublime region of Pokhara.
Then you will fly to the mysterious kingdom of Bhutan, where modernity rubs shoulders with tradition thanks to the excellent preservation of its customs and local heritage.
This itinerary combines the discovery of lavish landscapes and sacred sites of Buddhism and Hinduism. This magical trip to Nepal and Bhutan takes you from the famous Kathmandu valley to the ‘Tiger Refuge’, the name given to the beautiful monastery of Tahshang .
A perfect holiday for...
Reception at the airport in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel. Depending upon your time of arrival, you may get some free time to explore the tourist district of Thamel. Overnight at hotel.
Day dedicated to visiting Kathmandu and its surroundings. Visit Boudhanath, the stupa and the surrounding monasteries of Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath. Finally, explore the historical center of Kathmandu: the vast pavement called Durbar Square where many pagoda temples, including the famous Kasthmandap built in the 16th century from the wood of a single tree, and the temple of Kumari honoring goddess Taleju, a symbol of power. Overnight at hotel.
Early start to Patan, the ancient capital of the kingdom of Lalitpur. In the afternoon, visit the small town of Bhaktapur and the Newari Nyatapola temple. Walk along the streets of the city, the cradle of craftsmen and potters. Back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
200 km - 3/4 hour drive
Drive to the Chitwan reserve. Free afternoon. Overnight in lodge in the heart of the jungle.
Early departure on an elephant back or jeep for a journey through the jungle, where you can discover the flora and fauna of the Chitwan reserve. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, go for a small walk around the lodge. Possibility of canoeing. Overnight at the lodge.
4 h - 200 km
Departure to Pokhara, the nearest town to the Annapurna Massif and the famous Machhapuchre city. Discover exceptional views of the mountains. Arrive in the Lakeside district of Pokhara and transfer to the hotel. Possibility of a boat ride on Lake Phewa, with superb views of the entire Annapurna range . Overnight at hotel.
4/ 5 h Optional walk
Early departure for a day excursion to Sarankot where you will enjoy a panoramic view of the Himalayan range. Overnight at hotel.
4/ 5 h - 200 km
Fly to Kathmandu. Along the way, you will find many small villages like Bandipur and Gorkha, sumptuous landscapes, lush valleys and peasants working like the Middle Ages. Transfer and overnight at the hotel.
1 h flight + 1h30 drive
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Kathmandu and Paro. Enjoy beautiful views from your window. Reception at the airport and drive to Thimphu. Walk around in the city center. Overnight at hotel .
In the morning, visit the Memorial Chorten built in 1974 in honor of the third King of Bhutan. We will also visit the Folk Heritage Museum and the painting school ( Zorig Chusum), which are fascinating testimonies to the lifestyle and traditions of Bhutan. Opportunity to ride in the mini zoo to see the takin, the animal emblem. Free time in the city center. Overnight at hotel .
3 h - 80 km
Route to Wangdue. You will cross Dochu La ( 3050 m), which offers a magnificent view of the Himalayas in Bhutan and the highest peak in Bhutan, Gangar Punsum which rises to 7,520 m. Transfer to the hotel which is located at the junction between Punakha and Wangdue . In the afternoon, visit the magnificent Punakha Dzong, a huge structure at the junction of two rivers. The dzong has suffered several fires, earthquakes and floods. Overnight at hotel.
5 h - 120 km
Drive to Paro. Visit Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower, transformed into a national museum. Continue to the Paro Dzong . Free time in the city center. Overnight at hotel.
Excursion to the picturesque valley of Paro. Visit the monastery and the ruins of Takshang dzong Drukgyel, a vestige of victory against the Tibetan army. Overnight at hotel .
1 h 30
Transfer to Paro airport and take your flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel. Free afternoon. Overnight at hotel.
Transfer to the International Airport. End of our services.
Travel terms and conditions
Price does not include
Why travel with our travel agency?