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A radiant tour in Bhutan

We suggest under mentioned itinerary for this package.

Day 01: Arrival in Nepal
If this is your first time travelling to Nepal, your flight will be a brilliantly charming into Kathmandu on a clear day as the panoramic view of snow-capped mountain peaks wide-ranging down below you are chocolate-box to capture in your camera through the window of the airliner keeps you over the moon and really thrilled beginning the unforgettable experiences of the Himalayan country, Nepal. We will meet you at the exit gate of Kathmandu airport upon arrival and escort you to Manang Hotel*** in downtown, Thamel, reserved for you. It is suggested to our guests to take rest on this day to adapt the local environment.

Day 02: Kathmandu
We organize guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley, which is historically and culturally the heart of Nepal. Kathmandu Valley, the capital city of Nepal, has been a popular destination for tourists either for adventure journey or tours or culture exchange or study or religious activities. The valley presents a wonderful blend of Hinduism and Buddhism with lively cultural and religious heritage; however one can see Nepalese youths influenced by Western Lifestyle. Mainly, we take you on a tour of past imperial palaces, Buddhist and Hindu holy sites; monasteries, temples, shrines, and so on those reflect ancient local traditions of Nepal. Such places are:

  • Pashupatinath (Shiva's temple; Hindu's respected and sacred sites),
  • Bouddhanath (the largest stupa in Nepal; Buddhists' sacred place with many monasteries, pagodas, tsorten and Tibetan refugee camps),
  • Swoyambhunath (the oldest stupa in Nepal, Buddhists' sacred place with monasteries, gompas, tsorten and Hindu temples. Swoyambhunath is the best point to view over whole Kathmandu city), and
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square (one of very interesting, historical and religious places, old imperial palace, temple of living goddess, Kumari, etc.). After tour, you get back to the hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu - Paro (Bhutan) flight by Druk Air
The flight to Paro offers you an amazing charisma of Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjungha, Mt. Chomolhari, Tsrim Gang, Jichu Drake, etc. together with beautiful terrain, rivers and forests flourishing on the majestic landscape of Nepal, India and Bhutan. Our colleague in Bhutan will be waiting for you at the Paro airport holding a signboard with your name. After welcome reception in the airport of Paro, they escort you to the hotel designated for you. You may take rest for couples of hours there in the hotel. On this day we will organize a visit to Drugyel Dzong, a ruined fortress against the Tibetan attack, Satsam Chorten Monastery built in the memory of late Dilgo Khentshe Rimpoche, Kyichyu Lhakang, Rinpung Dzong, National Museum, etc. and before sunset you will get back to hotel. If time will not be enough to visit all of these sites, we can visit some of these places the next day.

Day 04: Drive to Thimpu
Just after breakfast we drive to Thimpu. On the way to Thimpu we visit Simthoka Dzong built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1629. Heading to Thimpu you will have lunch in a restaurant, and then our guide escorts you to a hotel in Thimpu. After a while of refreshment in the hotel, the guide takes you to Ta Dzong.

Day 05: Sightseeing Tour
We organize guided sightseeing tour of Nunnery Gompas, Memorial Chortens and Tashichho. After the tour, we will visit of local markets; especially handicrafts centres.

Day 06: Soon after breakfast you will drive to Paro airport to depart Bhutan for Nepal. We will welcome you back Nepal and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 07: Kathmandu
We will organize an excursion of neighbouring cities; Bhaktpaur and Patan (Lalitpur), which were independent countries until 240 years back. Our guide will lead you on a tour of past imperial palaces, villages, local industrial areas (handicrafts centres, pottering centres, Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines.

Day 08: Drive to the airport to depart Nepal for home country.

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