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Bhutan & Nepal: Heart of the Himalaya (2018)

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

Limited to 16 guests
Days: 11  |  From: $7,395

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

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

Customize This Journey | If you would like to customize this itinerary and create a Tailor Made Journey just for you and your companions, click here to inquire, or speak to your travel professional.

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