Combined multi-countries

Nepal and Bhutan Tour

Exclusive tour: Nepal & Bhutan combined packages | Flexibility in duration | Accommodation for personalized experience.

The Nepal Bhutan Tour is a delightful travel package that combines two highly fulfilling destinations in Asia, making it a perfect choice for enthusiasts of culture and nature worldwide. Over a week, you will immerse yourself in the unparalleled heritage, diversity, history, and tradition of these regions, which are unlike any other in the world. Each day of this tour is a delightful experience, and you’ll be welcomed with open arms. By venturing away from modernization and towards nature, Bhutan and Nepal provide a refreshing escape from the daily grind. Travelers can gain a better understanding of these Himalayan kingdoms by visiting major cities and settlements.

clients with Bhutanese guide

The Nepal Bhutan Tour starts in the lively city of Kathmandu. The Nepalese capital is no stranger to travelers. Once known as the prime destination for hippies in the 60’s it has transformed into a backpackers paradise. With Patan and Bhaktapur included, travelers can explore seven UNESCO world heritage sites here. Nepal tour is recognized around the world for its fantastic value for money. From here you could add Pokhara for adventure, Chitwan for a wildlife safari, Lumbini for a pilgrimage, and many more. Nepal is a nation that has surprises on hold every time you are here. It couldn’t be a better start for your wonderful multi-country tour of Nepal and Bhutan.

Bhutan composes the second half of this tour and is known as the destination for travelers in Asia. Landing straight in Paro you can’t miss the beauty and uniqueness of this nation. Welcoming you with traditional dress and hospitality, prepare for a sublime time here. From the monuments of Thimphu to the landmarks of Punakha, every place and the road between them is a sublime experience. To cap it all lies the iconic monasteries and Dzongs that define Bhutan. Natural views and landscapes complete your Bhutan tour with happiness in your heart.

Major Attractions:

  • Complete tour of two stunning kingdoms in the Himalayas.
  • Immersion in local culture, hospitality, and culture exploration in a short time frame.
  • Access to refreshing trails and sub-tours that lead to majestic destinations.
  • Promise unique and memorable experiences for diverse types of travelers.
  • Availability of adventure options and easy customization of activities.
  • Authentic experiences of underrated travel destinations in South Asia.
  • Professionally planned itinerary featuring picturesque and sublime sites in a single tour of Bhutan and Nepal.
  • Kathmandu cultural tour, Chitwan national park, Pokhara tour, Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, Paro Valley, Thimphu and Dochu La Pass, Punakha Tour, Bumthang valley tour etc.

Why do you love these Nations for a Vacation?

New Flight Schedule from Kathmandu to Bhutan(Paro)

Updated: 26 June, 2024

Flight schedule from Druk Air:

Flight Time: KTM-PBH = 9:10am– 10:20am | PBH-KTM = 7:00am– 08:00am

  • July to August, 2024: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu daily flight except Wed and Sun (5 flights per week)
  • September to November, 2024: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu daily flight (7 flights per week)
  • December, 2024: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu daily flight except Tuesday & Thursday (5 flights per week)
  • January, 2025: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu daily flight except Thursday (6 flights per week)
  • February, 2025: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu daily flight except Thursday (6 flights per week)
  • March, 2025: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu daily flight (7 flights per week)

Flight schedule from Bhutan (Tashi) airlines:

  • 21 Jun – 14 Nov 2024: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu(Mon, Wed, Sat, Sun (4 flights per week))
  • 15 Nov 2024 – 14 Feb 2025: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu(Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun (4 flights per week))
  • 15 Feb – 15 Apr 2025: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu(Daily flights (7 flights per week))
  • 16 Apr – 15 May 2025: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu(Daily flights except Wednesday (6 flights per week))
  • 16 May – 20 Sep 2025: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu(Daily flights except Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (4 flights per week))

Possible flight routes for Nepal and Bhutan combined tour

  • Kathmandu, Nepal (KTM) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – Weekly 5-7 flights (daily flights)
  • Bangkok, Thailand (BKK) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – Weekly 6-7 flights (daily flights)
  • New Delhi, India (DEL) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – Weekly 5-7 flights (daily flights)
  • Kolkata/Calcutta (CCU) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – Weekly 3 flights
  • Gaya, India (GAY) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – Weekly 0-1 flight
  • Bagdogra, India (IXB) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – Weekly 2/2 flights
  • Guwahati, India (GAU) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – Weekly 2-3 flight
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh (DAC) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – Weekly 2-3 flights
  • Singapore (SIN) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – Weekly 1-2 flights
  • Mumbai, India (BOM) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – flight starting soon
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – flight starting soon
  • Yangon, Myanmar (RGN) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – flight starting soon
  • Doha, Qatar (DIA) to Paro, Bhutan (PBH) – flight starting soon

Choose your ideal destination in Nepal from the top-recommended places by travelers

Well, Nepal has too many destinations that we could suggest you not to miss during your visit. It is safe to say that this fantastic nation can nurture your every travel need may it be nature, culture, adventure, or peace. If we had to put it simply, the Kathmandu Valley is the heritage and cultural core, Pokhara city is the adventure capital, Lumbini is the spiritual getaway, and for wildlife and nature look no further than Chitwan. That’s just to name a few. Below we have prepared a list alongside local guides, research team, and professional planners for the best destinations to choose from during your Nepal visit.

Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake), Pokhara
Poon Hill(Trek), Annapurna Region Peace Pagoda Temple, Pokhara
Chandragiri Hill, Kathmandu Mount Everest by Helicopter/Flight from Kathmandu
Patan Museum, Patan (Kathmandu Valley) International Mountain Museum, Pokhara
Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu Nagarkot Hill
Garden of Dreams, Kathmandu Namo Buddha (Stupa), Panauti
Trisuli River Rafting, between Kathmandu to Pokhara/Chitwan Maya Devi Temple, Lumbini (Birthplace of Lord Buddha)
Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur Devi’s Fall, Pokhara
Sarangkot, Pokhara Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu
Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar (Central) Square, Kathmandu
Begnas Lake, Pokhara Golden Temple, Patan
Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Narayani River, Chitwan
National Park, Bardiya Patan Durbar Square, Patan
National Park, Chitwan Gupteswar Gupha, Pokhara
Bandipur, between Kathmandu & Pokhara Nyatapola Temple, Bhaktapur
Panauti village Asan, Kathmandu

Choose your ideal destination in Bhutan from the top-recommended trip by travelers

We all know by now that Bhutan is one of the most underrated destinations in the world. With so much to offer in this small country, you can select some of the best places for your preferences and travel needs. Most roads in Bhutan link back to Thimphu so it is easier to travel and add destinations to your itinerary as well. Here, we have listed some of the popular as well as hidden destinations for you to select from in your Bhutan holiday.

Paro Taktsang, Paro Punakha Punakha Dzong, Punakha
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, Punakha Phobjikha Valley, Phobjikha
Tango Buddhist Institute, Thimphu Rinpung Dzong, Paro
Suspension Bridge, Punakha Simtokha Dzong, Thimphu
Bhutan Post Office Headquarters, Thimphu Changangkha Lhakhang, Thimphu
Chimi Lhakhang Temple, Punakha Paro River, Paro
Haa Valley, Haa National Museum, Paro
Wind Horse Ranch &Riding Club, Bumthang National Folk Heritage Museum, Thimphu
Buddha Dordenma, Thimphu Dochula Pass, Thimphu
Chele La Pass, between the Haa and Paro valleys Tashichho Dzong (Thimphu Dzong), Thimphu
Trongsa Dzong, Trongsa Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery, Punakha
Kyichu Lhakhang, Paro Gangtey Monastery, Punakha (Wangdue Phodrang)
Memorial Chorten, Thimphu Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge, Paro
Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, Thimphu Simply Bhutan Museum, Thimphu
Kurje Lhakhang, Bumthang Paro Airport Bird’s Eye View Point
Jambay Lhakhang Temple, Bumthang Jakar Dzong, Jakar, Bumthang

Festival Tour Nepal and Bhutan

Festivals are lively and one that you shouldn’t miss in both these countries. The sight of the community coming together to celebrate an occasion in their unique way is always one to experience. You will most definitely be invited to celebrate with them as well. With vibrant ornaments and clothing, dancing and singing, festive foods, and vibes, festivals here will amaze you for sure.

In Bhutan, Tshechu is by far the most significant and widely participated festival. It is celebrated at the community level as the religious festival of the Drukpa Lineage, Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism. The Cham dances are the major highlight of the festival with costumed masked dances performing major incidents following the great Guru Padmasambhava and other major Buddhist saints. Similarly, the Black Hat Dance and unfurling of the Thongdrel (Thangka) are other major activities. The whole country is lively with smiles all around celebrating Tshechu. Following the lunar calendar, the Tshechus dates are not constant. However, you can attend the Tshechus after the dates are set for the year. Paro and Thimphu host the most participated Tshechus in Bhutan. For more Bhutanese festival name and date, click here

Holi Festival in Basantpur, Kathmandu

Festival in Nepal falls all year long with some of the major ones being Dashain and Tihar. Similarly, Holi, Shivaratri, Janai Purnima, Buddha Jayanti, Lhosar, Chhath, Maghe Sankranti, and Teej are some other major festivals here. Like Bhutan these festival dates are set with the lunar calendar hence can vary from year to year. You can change the date of your visit to overlap some of these festivals to know the Nepalese culture, religion, and lifestyle better. Most of these festivals are celebrated with families and friends with great foods and drinks as well. So, plan accordingly to be in Nepal during these amazing festivals. For Nepalese festival names are here.

​Inside view of Nepal and Bhutan for Travelers

Knowing what you can expect from any destination is important for travelers. With some Dos and Don’ts, you can decide better on the packages and period of your visit here. Here we will take you on a core tour of Bhutan and Nepal from a traveler’s perspective.

  • Hospitality in these countries is second to none but be sure to enjoy responsibly during your visit. Religious nations with some traditional beliefs try minimizing the display of affection (kissing and more) to private.
  • Most places might be open for tourists, some might need permits/passes, and some might even be restricted for visitors. As a traveler, it is always best to know about these beforehand.
  • While the highways are particularly comfortable prepare for some bumpy stretches in the hilly destinations. Keep in mind that the drivers here are amazingly skilled and experienced so loosen up a bit.
  • Assure your visas on time. It is best to have them at least a few days earlier than in a tight schedule. Bhutan in particular might be somewhat strict in paperwork. So be sure and double-check everything.
  • You will have a large selection to choose from when it comes to food accommodation and transportation. Choose wisely as you will get what you paid for here.
  • Always choose a local guide to miss nothing. Both Nepal and Bhutan have some of the best-hidden destinations and a local guide will be worth your price for the best experiences.
  • It is best to try local foods towards the end of your visit. Follow the instructions in safaris or other adventure activities for your aid.
  • Preparation is the key to best experiencing these countries. Always spend as much time in discussion with your team or guides who will accompany you.
  • The weather might be your friend or foe here so prepare accordingly.
  • For family vacations always consult with the team for tips to get great deals on accommodation and transportation.
  • Be gentle and patient if things don’t work out, Bhutanese and Nepalese are some of the most helpful people so don’t be shy to ask for some help.
  • Keep your documents with you all the time. It’s better to make some copies in case you lose yours.
  • Just allow us to help you with anything as our professional team is ready for your assistance at Everest Vacation.

Which is best Nepal or Bhutan?

FAQs (Frequently Ask Questions) – Nepal & Bhutan

Situated in similar climatic regions, one can visit both countries in the same period as well. Accessible throughout the year, both countries have different experiences to offer throughout the year. However, we suggest the periods of spring and autumn for ease of travel and the best travel experience of Nepal and Bhutan. March to May (spring) and September to November (autumn) showcases clear skies and perfect traveling weather in these Himalayan nations.

Your visa, passport, and permits (if required) are necessary to travel in these countries. Nepal implements VOA (visa on arrival) so you can apply for the documents after landing at the airport easily. However, for Bhutan, you have to apply for a group visa which you must have to enter the country as a part of the tour. Hence, apply beforehand for the Bhutanese visa and keep your passport and permits with you throughout the travel.

Traveling independently is common in Nepal. If you are not heading towards difficult destinations you can roam around solo here without any problem. However, due to severe restrictions with the Bhutanese policy of environmental tourism, you are not allowed to travel individually. i.e., you must have to pre-book a tour with a recognized tour provider and travel with their guide and team throughout the tour. So the answer is ‘Yes’ in Nepal but ‘No’ in Bhutan.

Travel expense depends usually upon the way you travel. With Nepal and Bhutan, you will get the highest value of your money. Nepal is budget-friendly but you can spend more money if you want to as well. Bhutan might seem much expensive with USD 350 to USD 2000 per night rates. But remember it includes all your expenses on food, accommodation, private transportation, guides, permits and more. Having said that, the only real expense is the souvenirs you can buy while leaving this country.


Nepal is directly connected to Bhutan through a 75 to 90 minutes flight and the tentative flight cost is about USD 480 per person (round trip) and you must request to pre-book all your Bhutan flights. If you want to visit Bhutan first then you can get flights to Paro easily via Delhi, Bangkok, or other routes. You can also reach Bhutan by bus if you fancy that but it might be hectic and unnecessarily long through India.

Well, it might come as a surprise for you but for the most part of your journey, you can select from a large menu of Continental, Chinese, Indian, or any other cuisine. However, if you are here for the traditional Nepalese or Bhutanese cuisine, you are in for a treat. Nepal, in General, introduces its own blend inspired by Chinese and Indian Cuisine. With more delicacies of subcultural foods from Newari and Thakali Cuisine, your palate is sure to be blessed. Dal Bhat, Thakali Thali, Newari Khaja, Bara, Dhindo, and Momos are some of the popular local foods in Nepal.

Bhutan on the other hand has unique food with spices mostly arriving from Chinese Cuisine. If you love spicy then prepare yourself for a foodgasm here. Ema Datshi, Phaksha Paa, Jasha maru, Red rice, and Sura are some of the popular local Bhutanese foods for you to try.

Nepal provides you a selection like no other countries in Asia for accommodation. You can spend any way from 10$ to 1000$ (USD) per night and get exactly what you paid for here. You can select from guesthouses to Hostels, lodges to star hotels for your stay. For Bhutan, the government has required the visitors to stay in at least 3-star hotels. You can also upgrade to four or five-star hotels costing anywhere between 200$ to 2000$ per night.

Well, South Asia is full of unique and touristic areas for your visit after completion of your Bhutan Nepal tour. Tibet, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam are our top suggests.

It is easy and cheap as well to purchase a SIM card in both these countries. You must have a copy of your passport and a few photos for this purpose. After filling a form and submitting documents you can pay the fee which might be around a dollar or two. They will then handle you a short term valid SIM cards for the tour.

Small changes that don’t affect the overall itinerary are flexible and you can do it discussing with your guide. For big changes like adding a day or destination, it is best to tell us beforehand so our team can customize your itinerary accordingly. We also provide tailor-made tours hence just enlist your destinations and we will make a tour just for you.

We will provide you with a private vehicle which fits your group size comfortably. Our vehicles are tuned up and regularly maintained for comfort and smoothness. Similarly, our experienced drivers are well knowledgeable about the routes you will take and its latest condition for your assurance.

Tipping is not mandatory but there will be no problem if you want to do so as a way of showing your appreciation.

It is best to exchange your currencies into local ones at the airport. The exchange rates might quite fluctuate quite a bit outside here. US dollars are the easiest and cheapest to exchange here. ATMs are available in the major cities and you’ll not have to go far to find one. You can ask your guide to mention the days in the rural areas so you can take enough cash with you. The rates might vary from banks but most will accept your international card anyways.


Yes, both Nepal and Bhutan are amongst the safest countries for travelers to be. Solo or female travelers have nothing to worry about while traveling here. There are enough help posts for your assistance and the people, in general, are much friendlier and helpful. As both these nations are religious and traditional, you can feel welcomed and safe as long as you travel responsibly.

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