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Land of the Dragon BI

Visiting: Nepal , Bhutan
Tour Duration 12 Days
  • A friendly local boy with prayer flags
  • The Tiger's Nest (Paro Taktsang)
  • Shrines at Dochu La
  • Paro festival
  • Punakha Dzong
  • Tour Style: Classic
  • Tour Type: Small Groups
  • Tour Pace: Full On
  • Tour Comfort: Standard

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Cultural Tour of Bhutan and Nepal

Peaceful monasteries, jagged Himalayan mountains and deep valleys are all part of this fascinating journey through the Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan. We meet the welcoming locals for whom tradition and ritual are still a way of life. After discovering this unique country's rich cultural heritage we return to Kathmandu to sample bustling Nepalese city life. This departure spends a full day at the annual Black Neck Crane Festival in the Phobjika Valley.

Tour Highlights

  • Punakha - The ancient capital of Bhutan. Visit Punakha Dzong and hike in the Punakha Valley
  • Phobjika Valley - Celebrate at the Black Neck Crane Festival
  • Paro - Climb up to the 'Tiger's Nest' Monastery, perched high on the cliff side
  • Thimpu - Walk through the most relaxed capital in the world
  • Kathmandu - Explore the old city on foot before visiting the Pashupatinath temple complex


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour Kathmandu

  • 2
    Fly to Bhutan

  • 3
    Drive to Punakha via Chimmi Lhakhang monastery

  • 4
    Visit the Punakha Dzong; walk to Khamsum Yuley Chorten including a local family visit.

  • 5
    Drive to Phobjika; visit the Gangtey Monastery

  • 6
    Full day at the Black Neck Crane Festival

  • 7
    Drive to Thimpu

  • 8
    Free day to explore Thimpu

  • 9
    Drive to Paro. Hike to Taktsang Monastery

  • 10
    Fly to Kathmandu.

  • 11
    Free day to explore Kathmandu

  • 12
    Tour ends in Kathmandu

Tour notes

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Included meals 11 8 8
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Flight
3 nights Comfortable Hotel
8 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Explore Representative
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16