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Himalayan Kingdoms - Encounters Travel
12 days

Himalayan Kingdoms

From Kathmandu to Kathmandu
Tour Operator:
Encounters Travel
Max group size:
12
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
128613
From
$2,950
-7%
US $2,750
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Itinerary

Start and end in Kathmandu! With the in-depth cultural tour Himalayan Kingdoms, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal and 7 other destinations in Asia. Himalayan Kingdoms includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel
  2. Day 2: Kathmandu tour to Durbar Square & Swayambunath
  3. Day 3: Fly to Bhutan, Paro tour
  4. Day 4: Cross the Dochu La Pass to the Punakha Valley
  5. Day 5: Valley walk, Punakha Dzong, drive to Gangtey
  6. Day 6: Phobjikha Valley walk, Gangtey
  7. Day 7: Drive to Thimphu via Wangdue Phodrang
  8. Day 8: Thimphu tours and weekend market
  9. Day 9: Taktshang (Tiger's Nest) walk, Drukgyel Dzong
  10. Day 10: Fly to Nepal, visit Bhaktapur ancient centre
  11. Day 11: Sunrise mountain views and villages, temples & stupas
  12. Day 12: Kathmandu, tour ends with airport transfer
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Reviews About This Operator

  • Jodie
    January 06, 2020
    Great tour, some little niggles that could be improved to make this better, but overall, really glad we did this tour.
  • Graylin
    December 30, 2019
    Although the itinerary was outdated, the tour overall was great!
    Review collected by Encounters Travel
  • Patrick
    December 30, 2019
    For such a large country rich with things to see, I felt the tour was very well done and organised. The accommodations were stellar.
    Review collected by Encounters Travel

Availability

12 days
Himalayan Kingdoms
From Kathmandu to Kathmandu
No credit card fees
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  • Sunday
    Jan 26, 2020
    Thursday
    Feb 6, 2020
    $2,897
  • Sunday
    Feb 16, 2020
    Thursday
    Feb 27, 2020
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    $2,950
    $2,750
  • Sunday
    Mar 1, 2020
    Thursday
    Mar 12, 2020
    $3,329
  • Sunday
    Mar 29, 2020
    Thursday
    Apr 9, 2020
    $3,329
  • Sunday
    Apr 12, 2020
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    Apr 23, 2020
    $3,329
  • Sunday
    May 3, 2020
    Thursday
    May 14, 2020
    $3,329
  • Sunday
    Jun 21, 2020
    Thursday
    Jul 2, 2020
    $2,971
  • Sunday
    Jul 19, 2020
    Thursday
    Jul 30, 2020
    $2,897
  • Sunday
    Aug 16, 2020
    Thursday
    Aug 27, 2020
    $2,971
  • Sunday
    Sep 20, 2020
    Thursday
    Oct 1, 2020
    $3,403

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Good to Know

  • About the countries

    Currencies

    Rupee
    Nepal
    Nu.
    Ngultrum
    Bhutan

    Plugs & Adapters

    Nepal and BhutanNepal and BhutanBhutan

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 1 week before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Nepal. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Bhutan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Nepal and Bhutan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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