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Bhutan & Nepal: Heart of the Himalaya (2017)

Luxury Small Group Journeys: The finest small-group travel experience

Limited to 16 guests
Days: 11  |  From: $7,295

Discover Bhutan and Nepal, two Himalayan countries little touched by the passage of time, and view stunning Tiger's Nest Monastery, stroll through Kathmandu's bazaar and attend a spirited debate between Buddhist nuns.

A&K Advantages

  • Discover the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Bhutan and Nepal on this journey through the heart of the Himalaya
  • Feel the spirit of Bhutan on a pilgrimage hike to the revered Tiger's Nest Monastery, perched high on a sheer rock face
  • Learn about the traditions and age-old methods of local farmers on a visit to a farmhouse
  • Enjoy a lesson in Nepalese cuisine during a Chef's Table event in the home of a local resident
  • Witness a debate among nuns at the Kopan Nunnery, an unforgettable, age-old tradition
  • Ride Like a Local when you travel by rickshaw to visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and Teleju Temple

Itinerary at a Glance

Bhutan & Nepal: Heart of the Himalaya

Day 1: Arrive Bangkok, Thailand

Day 2: Paro, Bhutan/Thimphu | Welcome to Bhutan

Day 3: Thimphu | Fine Weavers at Work

Day 4: Punakha | The Divine Madman

Day 5: Paro | Monasteries, Rivers & Relics

Day 6: Paro | Ascent to the Tiger’s Nest

Day 7: Kathmandu, Nepal | Historic Durbar Square

Day 8: Kathmandu | Lesson in Nepalese Cuisine

Day 9: Kathmandu | Hindu Temples & Buddhist Stupas

Days 10-11: Depart Bangkok

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2018 Dates Available | Reserve your 2018 preferred date now with a fully refundable deposit. You will have seven days after the final 2018 itinerary and pricing is published to confirm your reservation. Itinerary is subject to change.

Nepal Information | A&K's local experts have visited Nepal since the 2015 earthquake to personally assess the services and sites. We are confident you will have an outstanding experience on this journey.

Extend Your Journey | Enhance your journey with a post-tour extension to Lhasa (4 days, 2017 departures from $1,895 | 2018 departures from $1,995).

Take This Journey Private | This itinerary is also available as an independent journey, Signature Bhutan & Nepal, with A&K local guides.

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