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Enter the serene and spiritual lands of Nepal and Bhutan, and experience the countries’ rich histories and unique cultural heritages. From the brightly colored fluttering prayer flags of Nepal to the elaborate traditional dress of the Bhutanese, these fascinating countries will delight your inner explorer. While the natural sights of this incredible region are hard to surpass, this tour does not neglect the local culture and traditions. Learn the ancient arts of traditional healing, meditate with monks in centuries-old monasteries, and shop at markets crowded with local artisans. And you’ll do all this while staying in a premium selection of the region’s finest hotels as Brand g vacations hosts ensure your comfort throughout. In Nepal, you’ll wander Kathmandu’s old narrow alleys, carved temples and bustling markets, visit Durbar Square, the 5th-century Swayambhunath stupa, explore the medieval city of Bhaktapur and catch a birds-eye-view of Everest with an optional 1-hour mountain flight. In Bhutan, you’ll discover the impressive 12th-century Changangkha Lhakhang temple, visit the Folk Heritage Museum, the 108 memorial stupas(Druk Wangyal Chortens) and climb to the cliff-side Taktsang monastery (Tiger’s Nest) perched 3,000 ft. above the lush valley

This departure may be easily combined with Brand g’s 2024 India & The Ganges River Cruise. Inquire in the pricing tab of this trip.

Luxury Level: ***** Five Star       
Activity Level: Moderate  to High     
Guest Count: 38

Highlights

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Explore Boudhanath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Asia
  • Visits to Bhaktapur and Patan, the oldest settlements in the valley
  • See Swayambhunath the “Monkey Temple”
  • Take an optional 1-hour mountain flight, focus on Mt. Everest (additional cost)
  • Experience Thimphu, the capital of the Kingdom of Bhutan and the nation’s largest city
  • Tour the Motithang Takin Preserve, a wildlife reserve area for
  • Takin, the national animal of Bhutan
  • Visit the fortresses Punakha Dzong and Rinpung Dzong
  • Hike to the striking monastic retreat of Paro Taktsang, the “Tiger’s Nest”

Accommodations

Optional Add-Ons

Inclusions

  • Brand g and local hosts throughout your trip
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Assistance with visa on arrival in Kathmandu (visa fee of $30 not included)
  • Welcome reception and dinner on arrival in Kathmandu
  • Three nights hotel accommodation at the Hyatta Kathmandu
  • Internal flight from Kathmandu to Paro
  • Bhutan Sustainable development fee of US$ 200 Per person per night is included in the program fare
  • Bhutan Visa fee of US$ 40 per person is included in the program fare
  • Two nights hotel accommodation at the Le Méridien, Thimphu
  • Two nights hotel accommodation at the Dhensa Resort in Punakha
  • Two nights hotel accommodation at the Le Meridien Hotel in Paro
  • 10 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 9 Dinners
  • 2 Drinks of Soda, Wine or Beer with every included meal

Bookings for the 2024 Nepal and Bhutan Exploration tour ranges from $8,599 (double occupancy) to $11,599 (single occupancy). Please contact us directly at alan@conciergetravel.cc or +17132530041 for real-time availability of staterooms and for reservations. You can now book directly for any Brand g trip via this link.

Travel the Globe We can’t say enough great things about Concierge Travel. We’ve traveled the globe with you every year (sometimes 2x a year) for the past 10 years. Your attention to detail from the 1st phone call to gather trip info all the way to debarkation is superb. The Boyz of Concierge Travel are always friendly and accommodating in every situation. We look forward to booking our next trip with you.

Mike Annis and John Hall

Mike Annis and John Hall