Nepal Bhutan Tour takes you to major places in these two countries. This tour lets you explore the best of two Himalayan countries, including their famous natural and cultural heritage sites. The best thing about this tour is that you will be awe-struck by the natural beauty in each place. Nepal and Bhutan 8 Nights 9 Days Tour is designed such that you get to visit famous and brilliant sites built by utilizing the best craftsmanship and architecture. You not only get to be amazed by natural beauty, but also how these beautiful sites create a unique combination with the landscape which soothes the soul.
Starting with sightseeing in Kathmandu, you will gain a deeper insight into the culturally diverse country of Nepal while visiting several UNESCO World Heritage Sites related to Hinduism and Buddhism, which exist harmoniously together. The mountain flight on this package lets you see the legendary peak of Mount Everest in all its glory. The mountainous region of Nepal amazes people with the glorious views of several peaks higher than 8000 meters and there’s nothing more rewarding than enjoying bird’s eye view of the Everest region without strenuous trekking.
Bhutan is an equally beautiful Himalayan kingdom quite isolated from the rest of the world. So, the culture and tradition in this place remain authentic and unique. Bhutanese architecture is unique as well, you get to see beautiful Chhortens, monasteries, and temples. Dzong is the most prevalent and popular form ofarchitecture in Bhutan. Dzongs were built as fortresses but today they are used for monastic, administrative and educational purposes. Each place has historic and cultural value and showcases arts and crafts resembling their Buddhist philosophy. Built among awesome landscapes, one can also find themselves around awe-inspiring beauty surrounded by mountains, forests, rivers, etc.
Both Bhutan and Nepal are known for their warm hospitality and unique traditions. Staying around local people lets you know more about their lifestyle, their dress, food, language, and culture. This type of tour lets you live a different life, even if it's just for a few days and changes your perspective of life making you more wise and flexible. This holiday, book Nepal and Bhutan 8 Nights 9 Days Tour and enjoy everything these countries have to offer.
Your Nepal and Bhutan Tour starts from Kathmandu. The capital city of Nepal is a culturally and historically rich city that has much to offer. Your tour in Kathmandu covers the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Pashupatinath Temple, Basantapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Stupa and Bouddhanath Stupa. You will learn in-depth about the history, religions and diverse culture of Nepal The architecture of the temples, palaces and stupas are brilliant and fascinating to observe. Apart from UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you can visit many other places of historical and cultural importance, stroll around the streets and buy artifacts, try local dishes, etc.
Nagarkot is one of the most scenic viewpoints around the Kathmandu Valley. It is famous for the sunrise and sunset views over the mountains. On clear days, the view of Shivapuri National Park, nearby landscapes and snow-capped mountains are a sight to behold. You can observe the Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Jugal, and Rolwaling ranges from Nagarkot. Nepal Bhutan 8 Days 9 Nights Tour includes the hiking from Changunarayan temple to Nagarkot. Changunarayan Temple is yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site and the hiking offers a plethora of scenic views.
Thimpu is the capital city of Bhutan and the home to many prominent monuments that define and represent Bhutan. One of the major places to visit in Thimpu is Motithang Takin Preserve where different species of animals including Takin are preserved. And you can visit many Buddhist sites such as dzongs and gompas. Buddha's viewpoint built on the ruins of Kuensel Phodrang is one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Thimphu valley. National Memorial Chorten is another prominent place to visit which was built in the memory of Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. It has several life-size statues of Buddha and many paintings to explore. Simtokha Dzong is one of the oldest fortresses in Bhutan where you can learn about Buddhism practised in Bhutan and explore paintings and artefacts. Tashichho Dzong is also one of the beautiful sites to visit which is also the administration and office of the King of Bhutan. Apart from that, you can visit local markets, national museums, paper factories, etc. which are all great ways to explore the lifestyle, history, and tradition of Bhutan.
Punakha is another amazing city of Bhutan with amazing cultural sites and picturesque places. One of the major places to visit in Punakha is Punakha Dzong located on the confluence of two rivers. It showcases the brilliant architecture and holds the religious and administrative and religious activities of Punakha district. You can then visit Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten which is decorated by prayer flags and provides you with the amazing view of the Punakha city. The suspension bridge on the way is yet another amazing viewpoint of Punakha. On the way to Punakha, you can visit Druk Wangyal Chortens built by Queen Mother of Bhutan in the memory of the Bhutanese soldiers who died fighting for the country.
Paro is the only place in Bhutan where international airport lies and a beautiful city to visit in Bhutan. Paro Dzong and Rinpung Dzong are historical sites in Paro where you can explore the unique architecture of the buildings, paintings, and artefacts. The National Museum also lets you know in-depth about Bhutan which is also known as Ta dzong. The view of Chomolhari mountain is amazing which can be seen from different viewpoints of Paro. You can also visit Taktsang Monastery or Paro Taktsang which is one of the Buddhist monuments representing the amazing and unique art and culture of Bhutan. It is also known as Tiger’s Nest monastery where it is believed that Guru Rinpoche came there on the back of the tigress to meditate. It is also a spectacular viewpoint only accessible by foot. You can see the Paro valley, snow-capped mountains, and the lush forest from here. And another place you should visit is Kyichu Lhakhang, a temple built by King Sontsen Gambo.
People and Culture
As Nepal and Bhutan both are culturally rich and diverse countries, Nepal and Bhutan tour is a great opportunity to explore the beautiful culture, lifestyle, and traditions of the people who reside in these countries. While in Nepal, there are people who worship different deities and different religions with their own set of traditions and culture. Sightseeing in Kathmandu briefly introduces you to the ancient history, culture, traditions and the architecture of Nepal. You can find Hindu and Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. Bhutan is the country known as the land of the Thunder Dragon and is dominated by the people who practice Tantric Buddhism. You can expect to see people in their traditional attires and you will learn about their traditions and culture while visiting dzongs and monasteries. Visiting Bhutan feels like visiting a mythical land because of the rich and vibrant streets and people who are isolated from the modern way of life. Visiting these amazing countries will certainly be an amazing and refreshing experience.
Amazing views of the Himalayas and landscapes
As Nepal and Bhutan both are Himalayan countries, they offer you some breathtaking view of the mountains. During the Nepal Bhutan 8 Days 9 Nights Tour, you will get plenty of time to behold the amazing landscapes and snow-capped mountains. You will first witness the wilderness of the Everest region during the Everest sightseeing helicopter tour which will provide you with the thrilling view of the mountains of the Khumbu region and take you close to the highest peak on earth. Apart from that, mountain flight to Bhutan and the time you spend in Bhutan will also offer you the mesmerizing view of the mountains. You will visit different viewpoints and encounter mountain passes along the way in Bhutan. From these viewpoints, you can expect to see mountains such as Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ), Gangkhar Puensum (7,570 m), etc.
Nepal and Bhutan Tour 8 Nights 9 Days Highlights
- Experience two peaceful Himalayan countries in one visit
- Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
- Enjoy the scenic Everest Sightseeing tour
- Drive to Changunarayan Temple and Hike to Nagarkot to view the sunset
- A scenic mountain flight towards the Paro airport
- Reach Kunselcholing ViewPoint with a large statue of Buddha to get amazing views of Thimphu valley
- Visit Tashichho Dzong, and Memorial Chorten built in the memory of King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
- Reach Dochula pass at 3,080 meters and enjoy the majestic views mountains like Masagang, Tsendagang, Gangkar plenum (the highest peak in Bhutan), etc.
- Visit Punakha Dzong and explore the beauty of Khamsum Yuley Temple
- See Paro Dzong, the government center of Paro, and explore Ta Dzong, a watchtower serving as a National Museum of Bhutan holding several artifacts and art pieces
- Hike up to Taktshang Monastery also known as Tiger’s Nest
- Get to Kyichu Lhakhang Temple, the oldest temple in Bhutan
- Enjoy amazing natural beauty and picturesque landscapes throughout the tour