Bhutan overland tour

Bhutan overland tour

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14 Days kathmandu to Kathmandu

  • Max. Altitude: 2500 meters
  • Group Size: Min. 1 / Max. 20
  • Best Time: Jan to Dec.
  • Trip type: Culture & Nature
  • Accommodation: Hotel

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Leisurely Level

Leisurely level trekking involves 3 – 4 hours a day walking at a steady pace below 2500 meters for around 5 to 7 days trekking trip.

Bhutan overland tour will lead you to the three amazing Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan. After admiring the graceful pagodas, temples and stupas of the Kathmandu valley in Nepal, fly east to Bhadarpur then cross the Border Darjeeling and then on to the monasteries and market of Sikkim. From sikkim drive to Bhutan. In the 'Land of the Thunder Dragon,' Bhutan, your visit includes the valleys of Paro and Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan, and the picturesque Punahka and Wangdu valleys. A wonderful kaleidoscope of Himalayan cultures, religions, peoples amongst scenic grandeur.

Bhutan overland tour starts with sightseeing in Kathmandu then fly to Bhadarpur, Kathmandu- Badrapur (45 minute flight), drive a short distance of 30 minutes to the Nepal-Indian border of Kanbarbita to meet your guide and transport begin tour of Sikkim; drive (4-5 hrs) to Gangtok, hotel. Sightseeing in Sikim, Drive (5 hrs) to Bhutan. Sightseeing, cultural walking around the villages, visit to the great monasteries and historical places in different cities in Bhutan and fly back to Kathmandu or other destination.

Bhutan overland tour – itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu airport, warm reception and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2-3: Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley. Including Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur.

Day 4: Fly Kathmandu- Badrapur (45 minute flight), drive a short distance of 30 minutes to the Nepal-Indian border of Kanbarbita to meet your guide and transport begin tour of Sikkim; drive (4-5 hrs) to Gangtok, hotel.

Day 5-6: Sightseeing and highlights of Sikkim

Day 7: Drive (5 hrs) to Bhutan via Phuntsholing; Bhutan visa will be stamped on to passports to make ready for next day's journey to Paro valley.

Day 8: Drive (6 hrs) to Paro valley- a most scenic drive on the historic road that opened Bhutan to the modern world in the early 1960s; you can witness far flung villages, waterfalls etc, steady climb from the foothills at 500m to about 3000 meters before descending gradually into lush Paro valley.

Day 9: Sightseeing of Paro: including hike to Tiger Nest monastery, visit Kichu Lhakhang, Rinpung dzong, Tadzong Natural History Museum, Drugyal dzong.

Day 10-11: Visit and sightseeing of Thimphu- capital city and seat of government.

Day 12-13: visit Punakha, Gantey and Wangdi valleys; return to Paro.

Day 14: Return flight on Druk Air to Kathmandu. Meet Alpine Eco Trek's representative and transfer to hotel. 

Note: If above itinerary couldn't meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made program to suit your equipments. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as trekking in Nepal and cultural tour in Nepal, overland tour in Tibet, etc...

Trip cost: The trip cost will vary depending on the number of person in your group, trip duration and standard of services required. Please contact us or send us a quick inquiry with your details to obtain a quote.

Service Includes

  • 13/14 day's full board package in Tourist standard Hotel in Kathmandu, Sikkim and Bhutan
  • All land transportation by luxury vehicle, depending upon group size
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the tour.
  • Accommodation of Hotel during the tour
  • All kind of Permit, National Park entry fee, and movement charge
  • Guide and Private Vehicles will be available for sightseeing as per above Itinerary
  • Escorted English speaking tour guide during the tour period as per Itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees to museum and monuments.
  • Bottle of mineral water during long road drive.
  • Evening tea with snacks
  • All hotel taxes/ service charges
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.
  • Alpine Eco Trek's service charges
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes

Service Excludes

  • International and domestic Flight Ticket
  • Alcoholic beverages, Bhutan visa fee & Personal nature expenses
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, Visa issuance is easy at the arrival
  • Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.

Trip Information

Before joining a tour, we recommend you to take a travel insurance which should cover cancellation, medical expenses and emergency repatriation.

Further Information
Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have any questions regarding trip, please feel free to contact us. We answer all enquiries within 24 hours. If you want to book a trip, you can send us an email or contact us directly by phone: 0977 98510 36844 (Ram Kumar Adhikari).

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