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Signature Series

Signature Bhutan & Nepal 2017


11 Days from $6,495 was $6,995

Private Journey

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Save $500 per person on Nov 3.

Immerse yourself in the cultures of Bhutan and Nepal on this intrepid independent journey, hiking up to the Tiger's Nest Monastery and visiting a local farmhouse. Ride a rickshaw to Durbar Square and Teleju Temple, and attend a Nepalese cooking class in a local home.

A&K Advantages

Discover the rich artistic and spiritual traditions of the Himalaya on an inspiring private journey that reveals Bhutan and Nepal at their most authentic

Hike to the pilgrimage site of Tiger's Nest

Take a rickshaw ride through Durbar Square in Kathmandu

Learn about ancient scroll painting from a Nepalese artisan

Visit a local farmhouse in Bhutan for an insider's perspective of daily life

Participate in a Nepalese cooking lesson in a local home

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1
Arrive Bangkok, Thailand
DAY 2-4
Paro, Bhutan/Thimphu | Welcome to Bhutan
DAY 5-6
Paro | Monasteries, Rivers and Relics
DAY 7-9
Kathmandu, Nepal | World’s Oldest Shrine
DAYS 10–11:
Depart Bangkok

Custom Dates | Name the date, and subject to availability, we'll confirm it at the same price as the published departures that month.

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.

DAY 1
Arrive Bangkok, Thailand

Arrive in Bangkok, where you are met and transferred to your airport hotel.

Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel
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DAY 2-4
Paro, Bhutan/Thimphu | Welcome to Bhutan

Fly to Paro and receive a tashi khadda (traditional welcome). In Thimphu, visit the National Memorial Chorten and Tashichho Dzong. The next day, visit the Folk Heritage Museum, National Textile Museum and National Library. The following day, travel by land over the Dochula Pass at an altitude of 10,500 feet. See colorful prayer flags en route to Punakha and stop at Punakha Dzong. Continue to the Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of the Divine Madman). Return to Thimphu.

Taj Tashi
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 5-6
Paro | Monasteries, Rivers and Relics

Drive to Paro. Later, see the religious thankga (scroll) paintings and the natural history collection at the National Museum. Continue to Rinpung Dzong and visit a traditional farmhouse. The next day, hike to Taktsang Monastery (“Tiger’s Nest”).

Zhiwa Ling Hotel
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Meals: Breakfast
DAY 7-9
Kathmandu, Nepal | World’s Oldest Shrine

Fly to Kathmandu. Ride by rickshaw to Durbar Square and Taleju Temple; see the House of the Living Goddess (Kumari); explore the bazaar and old city; and visit Swayambhunath. The next day, visit Kirtipur, the temple of Adinath and Chilancho Stupa. Attend a Nepalese cooking class in a local home. See Patan Durbar Square, the Golden Temple, Krishna Mandir and the Patan Museum. The next day, learn about scroll paintings in Boudhanath and visit the Temple of Pashupatinath, Bhaktapur and Kopan Nunnery.

Dwarika's Hotel, Kathmandu
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Meals: Breakfast
DAYS 10–11:
Depart Bangkok

On Day 10, fly to Bangkok. Enjoy the use of your executive room, available for 24 hours, until you depart on your international flight home.

Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel
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Meals: Breakfast


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

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Journey Details

Internal Airfare: Economy class from $1,325

(Bangkok/Paro/Kathmandu/Bangkok)

This journey contains some active elements.

No minimum age.

Solo traveller prices are available upon request.


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

This offer can be combined with Signature Series promotion when 4 or more guests are booked on the same journey. Offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.


Destination Information

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