1. Bhutan
  2. Kathmandu
  3. Tiger’s Nest

Kathmandu: 3-Day Bhutan Experience

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Enjoy a 2-night package from Kathmandu to discover the Kingdom of Bhutan. Enjoy an amazing Himalayan flight, before exploring the highlights of Bhutan over the duration of 3 days.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk around Tashicho Dzong, a beautiful fortress and monastery
  • Encounter Ta Dzong, which was once a watchtower built to defend Rinpung Dzong during the inter-valley wars of the 17th century
  • View the Fortress of the Glorious Religion
Full description
Day 1: Kathamandu to Paro

Begin by transferring to the airport, from where you fly to Paro. A spectacular descent through mountainous valleys brings you into the Kingdom of Bhutan. Once having landed in Paro, be received by your Bhutanese guide. Following customs and visa control you are transferred to your hotel, following which a short picturesque drive of about 2 hours brings you to the capital of Bhutan, Thimpu.

After lunch at a local restaurant, begin your sightseeing by visiting the textile museum, a traditional paper-making factory, and the post office. Alternatively, you can do some less-formal sightseeing and walk around the town with your guide. That evening, head back to your hotel where you spend the night.

Day 2: Thimpu, Taktsang, Paro

Begin with a drive to Satsam Chorten, before hiking to the Takstang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery. This monastery is built around a cave in which Guru Rimpoche (also known as Guru Padmasambhava) meditated. Legend has it that Guru Rimpoche is said to have flown to the site of the monastery on the back of a tigress from Tibet, and meditated in the cave there for three months.

The monastery has been rebuilt after a disastrous fire destroyed it in April 1998, and it can only be viewed from afar as it is not open to the public. Following lunch, visit Kyichu Lhakhang - one of the oldest temple in Bhutan. That evening, overnight once more at your hotel.

Day 3: Paro to Kathmandu

Following breakfast, your Bhutanese agent escorts you to the airport, before bidding you farewell for your flight.
Includes
  • Airport transfers and other transportation as per itinerary in private vehicles
  • A-grade hotels in Bhutan
  • All meals, including welcome and farewell dinners
  • Government taxes, permits, and sightseeing entrance fees
  • Bhutan visa fees
  • English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Airport departure tax
  • Bar bills and laundry
  • Travel insurance (including evacuation)
  • Gratuities for your guides
  • Round-trip airfares from Kathmandu to Paro

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Meeting point

The Alpine Club of Himalaya, Chaksibari Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal.

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From US$ 990 per person