Nepal Bhutan Tour 10 Days - 10 Days

Beautiful Bhutanese Palace

Trip Info

Trip Duration

10 Days

Max Altitude

3120 m



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Nepal Bhutan Tour 10 Days Overview

Explore Nepal Bhutan Tour is a magical 10 days journey, a perfect combination of natural and cultural attractions of the two spiritually rich Himalayan nations.

Nepal boasts of some of the wonders of history, also coined by the UNESCO World Heritage sites, high mountains, and diversified geographical terrain, and not to forget the lovely people. Similarly, Bhutan, the Land of Thunder Dragon is renowned for the preservation of its natural and cultural heritage including Dzong, chortens, palaces, forests, and wildlife.

On you 9 nights and 10 days, 7 days are allocated to Bhutan and 3 good days in Kathmandu. The trip begins with sightseeing of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu Valley. 

The first destination in Kathmandu is the Bouddhanath Stupa, the largest stupa in South Asia, and also a sacred pilgrimage site reflecting Buddhism. Similarly, the Pashupatinath Temple on the banks of the holy Bagmati River, a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is our next location of interest.

Likewise, the Swoyambhunath temple (monkey temple) on the hilltop of Kathmandu is our next touring destination. The stupa has Buddha's eyes painted on them in all four directions symbolically meaning wisdom and compassion. Also, Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan are famous for carvings done in metal, wood, and stone. These beautiful architecturally rich historical landmarks make our day tour in Nepal wonderful. 

After spending a couple of days in Nepal, you will board a flight to Paro, Bhutan. During your week-long stay, you will explore the cities and valleys like Paro, Thimpu, Punakha, and Gangtey. Kuensal Phodrang is the most prominent tourist destination in Thimphu City, sitting at an altitude of 2655 meters. Surrounded by the Alpine forest, the road leading to Kuensal Phodrang is recognized to be one of Thimphu’s most scenic routes.

Take a look at the itinerary of this amazing journey and do not hesitate to contact us for any kind of information or query.

Highlights of Nepal Bhutan 10 days Trip

  • Discover fascinating indigenous civilizations while learning about Hindu and Buddhist spiritual traditions.
  • Hike to Bhutan's stunning Taktsang Monastery, also known as Tiger's Nest, which is situated on an overhanging cliff. 
  • Drives through the Bhutanese cities of Paro, Punakha, and Thimphu are delightful. 
  • Exploring traditional Bhutanese fortifications (dzongs), palaces, and Buddhist monasteries immerses you in Bhutanese culture.

Best Time to do Nepal Bhutan Tour in 10 Days

Nepal and Bhutan are neighbors in more ways than one, lying side by side in the formidable Himalayas.

The best time to visit Nepal and Bhutan combined is usually in the spring and fall seasons, which span from March to June and late September to the end of November, respectively. The weather in both areas is ideal for all types of activities, from trekking and climbing to sightseeing and relaxing, and the temperatures are pleasant and comfortable at this time.

Spring and fall in Nepal and Bhutan have clear air, the skies are bright and are cloudless for most of the days, and rain is unlikely. 

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US$ 3,090 P/P

US$ 3,090.00

US$ 139.05


Note: This expense includes bank charge of 4.5%

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Itinerary Details

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
30 Min Drive to Hotel
Max Altitude: 1350 M

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), our Himalayan Trekkers representative will be there to welcome and transfer you to the designated hotel. After completing the check-in process, you can rest for a while in your hotel room and in the evening you can stroll around the surrounding area. Explore the Thamel and enjoy the best food, live music, and the perfect night vibe of the tourist hub in Kathmandu. 

And if your arrival is scheduled before noon, we will visit the Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple. But, if time does not permit us to visit these places today, we surely will cover them the next day. 

Meals: Welcome Dinner
Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM
Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Full Day
Max Altitude: 1350 M

After having the morning breakfast, we will do the city tour, visiting and exploring some of the world heritage sites, and cultural, historical, and religious sites as well. 
Firstly, we will be visiting the Pashupatinath Temple, which is known as the holiest temple of the Hindu people. Every year lots of people from all around the world come here to get a blessing from Lord Shiva. You can see so many other small temples and the most devoted people known as Sadhus wearing the tika of Ash and wearing the Rudharakhsya Mala. 

After getting the blessing we will head towards the Bouddhanath Stupa. This stupa is known as one of the biggest Stupa in Asia to Tibetan and Buddhists at the same time. You can do Kora (Circle) around the stupa, light the Diya and feel the peace in the atmosphere. There you can even try some of the Tibetan and Buddhist Delicacy. 

Next, we will head towards one of the historical palaces Patan Durbar Square. In the area of the square, you can uncover a huge cache of stone, wood, and metal art. The Patan Palace Museum, Golden Temple, and Krishna Temple are a few of the medieval city's ancient treasures. Visitors can get the knowledge about the Newar community and their culture & tradition and Patan is very popular for having the best Newari food. 

After the exploring, we will n back to the Hotel or meet in the office for some last min preparation and discussion with the team. Overnight stay in the hotel

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM
Day 3: Fly to Paro Bhutan & City Tour
1:15 Hours Flight & Transfer to Hotel
Max Altitude: 2200 M

You will be taken to the airport for your flight to Paro after breakfast. The flight to Paro is one of the most incredible journeys you will ever take. During this flight, you will be able to see beautiful vistas of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Jomolhari, Jichu Drake, and other mountains.

Taking so rest and having the lunch, we will begin the half-day sightseeing tour in Paro heading towards the National Museum (Ta-Dzong) of Bhutan. The museum is built like a sphere, and it contains a large collection of old literature and relics. In addition, there are over 3000 pieces of Bhutanese art on display. 

From there, we'll proceed to Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the Himalayan region's oldest temples, which is rich in religious importance. Aside from its charm and elegance, the temple and its grounds are immaculately maintained. In addition, there is an orange tree within the temple that, surprisingly, bears fruit throughout the year. 

We'll also visit Paro Rinpung Dzong later. It was created to safeguard Paro Valley in the 17th century. The Dzong's courtyard is open to the public for daily mass. Visitors can engage in cycling or walking activities in the courtyard. The three spiritual statuses of Guru Rinpoche, Buddha, and Zhabdrang are the main draws of this site.
After the tour, we will return to the hotel and stay overnight there. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Standard Hotel in Paro
Day 4: Hike to Taktsang Monastery & Drive to Thimpu
4 Hours Walk & 2 Hours Drive
Max Altitude: 2350 M

After breakfast, we will begin our hike to the Taktsang Monastery, located at the elevation of 3120 M, also known as Tiger's Nest Monastery. It is said to be Bhutan's holiest temple, and it appears to be perched on the edge of a cliff. According to legend, the 8th century Guru Rinpoche flew here on the back of a tigress and meditated for three months in a cave. The monastery has a gigantic tiger statue carved into the rock in the hall of thousand Buddhas, making it a historically significant cultural icon. The Tiger's Nest is the most popular of the thirteen 'Taktsang' or 'tiger lair' caves, built in honor of Guru Padmasambhava, who introduced Vajrayana Buddhism to Bhutan. From here you can even witness the amazing view of the Paro valley.

We'll return down after sightseeing and stop halfway for lunch at the cafĂ©. We'll drive to Thimpu, Bhutan's capital after we arrive in the city. In Thimpu, you can explore the surrounding areas and visit the market by yourself. Overnight stay in Thimpu. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Standard Hotel in Thimpu
Day 5: Full Day Tour in Thimpu
Full Day
Max Altitude: 2350 M

The tour starts with a visit to Kuenselohodrang, also known as Big Buddha Point, on today's schedule. It is home to Bhutan's largest statue of Lord Buddha, which is situated on a hillside overlooking the Thimpu Valley. Before lunch, we'll go to Memorial Stupa, a massive Tibetan-style Chorten. 

You'll be able to make a wish to the wish-granting statue of Buddha after walking the perimeter of the Chorten temple three times with the Bhutanese. In the Bhutan Preservation Center, you may witness Takin, the country's national animal. This rare creature has somehow a similar head to a goat and the body of a cow; it's something you won't want to miss.
We visit the National Textile Museum in the afternoon, where the art of traditional weaving is preserved. Here you'll find a lovely array of vintage textiles in a variety of colors and patterns. Then we move toward the Bhutanese Traditional Paper Factory. Overnight stay in the capital city of Bhutan. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Standard Hotel in Thimpu
Day 6: Drive to Punakha (1,250m) via Dochu La Pass (3,100m)
3/4 Hours Drive and Sightseeing
Max Altitude: 1250 M

After breakfast, we depart Thimpu and drive to Punakha, Bhutan's former capital. On the way, we'll stop at Dochu La Pass, located at an elevation of 3100 meters above sea level, where there are 108 memorial chortens. You'll also visit the Druk Wangyal Lhakhang and continue driving.

We continue our journey after lunch at Wangduephodrang. We'll pay a quick visit to the Chimi Lhakhang (Fertility Temple), which was constructed in the 15th century by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, the Divine Madman. The world-famous Punakha Dzong will captivate us during our tour. Puntang Dechen Photrang Dzong, which translates to "Great Happiness Palace," is another name for it. Overnight stay in Punakha.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Standard Hotel in Punakha
Day 7: Drive to Gangtey (2,890m) & drive back to Punakha
5/6 Hours Driving Day Tours
Max Altitude: 1250 M

We'll depart Punakha and drive to Wangdue. Our journey to Gangtey Valley is filled with breathtaking mountain and hill scenery. Gangtey with an altitude of 2890 meters is known for its diverse flora and wildlife, as well as traditional ways of life. We'll hike to Phobjikha Valley, explore the Gangtey Monastery, and then return to Punakha for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Standard Hotel in Punakha
Day 8: Drive Back to Paro & Sightseeing in the Evening
6 Hours Drive & Sightseeing
Max Altitude: 2200 M

Leaving the Punakha, we will head towards Paro city. After reaching there, we will rest for some time and have lunch then begin the half-day tour to Paro. 

We will visit the school of Traditional Painting of Arts and the Drukgyal Dzong, which is once a fortification and Buddhist monastery, which is now in ruins and considered one of Bhutan's most stunning ancient monuments. Drukgyal Dzong, located on a ridge in the upper Paro Valley, was built in 1649 by Tenzin Drukdra at the request of Ngawang Namgyel to celebrate the victory over the Tibetan-Mongol armies. Drukgyal Dzong, which was destroyed by fire in the early 1950s, is now one of Paro's most prominent tourist sites. Overnight stay in Paro. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Standard Hotel in Paro
Day 9: Fly to Kathmandu/Onward Your Destinations
1:15 Hours Flight to KTM
Max Altitude: 1350 M

After checking out of the hotel, drive to the airport to catch a flight to your next destination or Kathmandu. We can organize a half-day city trip for you if you flew back to Kathmandu. The Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath Temple, and the historic markets of Ason and Indrachowk are also worth seeing.
Dinner with the Himalayan Trekkers team as a farewell.

Note: We may customize this itinerary and trip plan as per your flight schedule and plan if you are flying back to other destinations rather than Kathmandu.

Meals: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner
Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM
Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu
30 Min Drive to Airport

Today we will say our goodbyes, and a representative from our firm will pick you up from your hotel and transport you to Tribhuvan International Airport. We shall reach there before the flying time of 3 hours. We wish you a safe journey and look forward to seeing you on another adventure trip with us soon.

Meals: Breakfast

What is included / not included


  • All arrival and departure transfers on a private vehicle as per itinerary
  • Twin/Double Sharing 3* standard category accommodations in Kathmandu 
  • Twin/Double Sharing 3* standard category accommodations in Bhutan 
  • Daily Breakfast at Hotel in Kathmandu
  • All required ground transfers on a private vehicle entered  the tours as given
  • Bhutan Visa Fees
  • Airfare Kathmandu - Paro - Kathmandu
  • An English Speaking Local Guide as per Itinerary
  • Meals- (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) in Bhutan with Tea/coffee
  • Bottled Water in Car
  • Daily Bhutan Royalty/Fees: USD 200.00 P/P
  • All Heritage/Monuments Entrance/sightseeing entrance fees
  • Welcome/farewell Dinner
  • All applicable government taxes


  • International airfares & airport taxes
  • Nepal Visa Fees 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) in Kathmandu
  • All personal nature expenses such as tips, donations, bar bills (alcoholic or non-alcoholic), shopping, etc.
  • Any extra cost occurring from unfavorable circumstances such as weather, road blockade, flight cancellation, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in the includes section 


Nepal: We provide 3-star standard category hotel/resort accommodations in Kathmandu. The hotel will be centrally placed, adjacent to Thamel with comfortable and tidy rooms. The rooms will be on a twin/double sharing basis. However, if you prefer to upgrade the services or prefer to have a single supplement, we can provide those for you at additional cost and prior information. 

Bhutan: In Bhutan, all Bhutanese hotels are categorized as categories A, B, or C by the government. The government-approved hotels are comparable to 3-4 star hotels in other parts of the country. Our company serves ‘A’ grade hotels in Paro & Thimphu, as well as B grade hotels in Punakha, depending on availability at the time of our booking. And all hotels will provide a very comfy and clean room with all the facilities. 

Meals During Nepal Bhutan 10 Days Tour

Your accommodations in Kathmandu will provide you with fresh and delicious breakfasts. However, we have not included the lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu city because there are multiple choices to dine in the city as it houses thousands of eateries where menus from every corner of the world are available. We can make a few recommendations to meet your taste and menu preference.

In Bhutan, every meal will be provided. Breakfast is provided by your lodging, while you can eat your lunch and dinner at one of the best restaurants available there. Most restaurants provide a diverse selection of cuisines, including Indian, Chinese, Nepalese, Bhutanese, Tibetan, and continental cuisines. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes are available in every restaurant and hotel.


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