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Bhutan and Nepal Tour
20 Days / 19 Nights
Delhi - Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Wangdiphodrang - Trongsa - Bumthang - Ura - Bumthang - Punakha - Paro - Kathmandu - Delhi


Day 01: Delhi (Arrival)
Around midnight arrival in Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 02: Delhi - Paro (by air)

In the morning drive to the airport for the flight to Paro. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Paro. In the afternoon you will visit the Rinpung Dzong. It was built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngwang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan. Then you will visit the National Museum. After the visit of the National museum you will go for an excursion to Takstang monastery.

Day 03: Paro

In the morning you will visit the Ta Dzong. The Ta Dzong was built in 1651 as a watch tower. In the afternoon you will visit the Drugyal Dzong. It means the victorious fortress which was built in 1647 by Shabdrung to celebrate his victory over the Tibetan invaders. Evening free for leisure.

Day 04: Paro - Thimphu (about 65 kms.)

After breakfast drive to Thimphu. Thimphu is the modern capital of Bhutan. It lies at an elevation of 2300 m in a valley traversed by the Wang Chu river. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Thimphu. In the afternoon set out on sightseeing tour of Thimphu. First of all you will visit the Tashichho Dzong on the bank of the river. It is the main Secretariat building which houses the throne room of His Majesty, the King of Bhutan and is also the summer residence of the central monk body. After visiting the Secretariat building you will visit the national library to see the rare and precious collection of Buddhism. In the evening you will visit the Memorial Chorten. Memorial Chorten is a stupa and was built in the year 1974 in the memory of the late third king Jigme Dorji Wangchuk.

Day 05: Thimphu

In the morning you will visit the 17th century Simtokha Dzong. It is the oldest Dzong in the country which stands on a lofty ridge at the end of the valley. Today you will also visit a painting school. In this painting school the young children learn the ancient art of paintings. After visiting the painting school you will visit the centre of traditional medicines.

Day 06: Thimphu - Punakha (about 75 kms.)

In the morning you will drive to Punakha. Punakha was built between two rivers in the 17th century by Shabdrung and served as the winter residence of the central monk body. Punakha's climate and warmer temperatures make its valley one of the most fertile in Bhutan. Punakha served as the capital of Bhutan until 1955. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Punakha. In the evening visit the Punakha town.

Day 07: Punakha - Wangdiphodrang - Trongsa (about 147 kms.)
In the morning you will drive to Wangdiphodrang. It is the last town on the central highway before entering central Bhutan. Wangdiphodrang Dzong is the town's most visible feature built during the 17th century. After visiting the Wangdiphodrang Dzong and having lunch there you will drive to Trongsa. Trongsa is situated at an altitude of 2200 m. and forms the central hub of the nation. In the evening arrive in Trongsa.

Day 08: Trongsa - Bumthang (about 68 kms.)

After breakfast visit the Trongsa Dzong. Trongsa Dzong was built in 1648 as an impregnable fortress. Above the Trongsa Dzong is the Ta Dzong (Watchtower). It was built to watch out for invaders and travellers. After lunch drive to Bumthang valley. To the east of Trongsa lies the Bumthang valley at an altitude of 2600 m. In the evening arrive in Bumthang valley.

Day 09: Bumthang - Ura – Bumthang (about 138 kms.)

In the morning you will drive to Ura Valley. This valley lies in the east of Bumthang and has a small village. A small but old dzong gives the village a medieval feel. There visit the Ura Lhakhang and after lunch drive through the picturesque valley of Bumthang to view Kurje Lhakhang.

Day 10: Bumthang – Punakha (about 205 kms.)

After breakfast drive to Punakha. After having lunch at Punakha you will visit the local town and Bazaar. Overnight in Punakha.

Day 11: Punakha – Paro (about 144 kms.)

After breakfast drive to Paro. Overnight stay in Paro.

Day 12: Paro – Kathmandu (by air)

In the morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Kathmandu. Arrival in Kathamndu in the morning itself. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your Hotel. In the afternoon you can enjoy the first impression of Kathmandu.

Day 13: Kathmandu Excursion: Swayambunath, Bodhanilkanta

In the morning you will start your sightseeing by visiting Durbar Square. Durbar Square is the spiritual heart of Kathmandu. The old royal palace at the centre of the city was surrounded by temples and other important buildings. After the visit of Durbar Square you will proceed to visit Swayambhunath. Swayambhunath Stupa is famous for the eyes of Buddha which seem to observing the world from all 4 directions. After visiting Swayambhunath you will visit Bodhanikantha. Bodhanikantha is one of the most photographed sights. Here you will see a Vishnu statue of 5th century reclining on his bed of serpents in the pool.

Day 14: Kathmandu Excursion: Patan, Bhaktapur

Today you will drive to Patan. Patan was the second largest town in the valley but it has been absorbed into Kathmandu. Patan was previously known as Lalitpur (the beautiful city). After visiting Patan you will proceed to Bhaktapur, the third biggest city of the valley. Here, you will visit the golden Door, the Palace of 55 windows (15th century) and Pagoda Nyatapola (18th century).

Day 15: Kathmandu Excursion: Pashupatinath, Bodnath

Today you will visit the temple city of Pashupatinath which is Nepal's most important Hindu pilgrim site on the banks of the Bagmati river. The temple of Pashupatinath is dedicated to god Shiva. Pashupatinath is one of the seven most important holy cities to Hindus. After the visit of Pashupatinath you will visit Bodnath. Bodnath is the largest Stupa of Nepal.

Day 16: Kathmandu Excursion: Dakshinkali

Today you will drive to Dakshinkali. On the way you will pass through the villages and small localities. On the way to Dakshinkali you can see the rural area where most of the people make their living by cultivating their fields. The temple of Dakshinkali is a place of pilgrimage for Hindus where still animals sacrifices for the goddess Kali are performed. Afternoon is at leisure.

Day 17: Kathmandu Excursion: Changu Narayan, Nagarkot
Today you will drive to the Changu Narayan Temple. This temple is 125 m above the Kathmandu valley and dates from 4th century AD. This temple is famous for its sculptures of god Vishnu showing him in different reincarnation. In the afternoon you will drive to Nagarkot. Nagarkot has the best vantage point for a view of the Himalayas from the Kathmandu valley. On clear weather you can enjoy the view from Annapurna range upto Mount Everest.

Day 18: Kathmandu Excursion: Dulikhel
You will have the day at leisure till afternoon. In the afternoon you will drive to Dulikhel. Dulikhel lies at an altitude of 1650 m and offers a beautiful view of Himalayas on clear days. Later return back to Kathmandu.

Day 19: Kathmandu - Delhi (by air)
Flight back to Delhi. Transfer to the Hotel and the whole day is at leisure.

Day 20: Delhi (Departure)

Flight to Home Destination.

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