13 day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights

Nepal and Bhutan tour including return international flights, accommodation, in-depth sightseeing, professional guides, meals and more

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  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
  • 13 Day Nepal and Bhutan tour with flights
 

Highlights

 

Bhutan seamlessly combines ancient and modern customs, where traditional Buddhism mirrors the breath-taking Himalayan landscape and distinctive architecture with its cultural preservation. It’s an eye-opening destination that will pull at your heart strings and relentlessly inspire you.

Nepal‘s beauty is obvious, but if you love adventure, deep jungles, medieval cities or insane palaces, then this place needs to be high on your must-see list.

Experience magic for yourself with a 13 day Nepal and Bhutan tour and let us take the stress out of planning for you. Wander sacred Kathmandu, see the famous Taktshang Monastery (Tigers Nest), be awed by the Himalayas and so much more.

Your package includes return international airfares, in-depth sightseeing, accommodation, breakfast daily, professional tour guides and more.

See Inclusions for more.

 
 

Day 1: Australia –airplane-takeoff– Kathmandu

Today, depart Australia for Kathmandu, Nepal!

Upon arrival at the airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. 

Day 2: Kathmandu (B)

After breakfast we start our tour in Kathmandu’s famous Durbar square and continue onto Swayambunath (Monkey temple) in the afternoon. Kathmandu is a wonderful mix of the ancient & the new including western influences. This sometimes makes visiting the capital an interesting place to spend time in as the old stubbornly jostles for its place with rising attractions from Europe & the west.

Day 3: Kathmandu – Pokhara (B)

This morning we drive along the scenic Trisuli and Marsyangdi Rivers towards Pokhara (approx. 6 hours). Take in the breathtaking views of Ganesh Himal and the Manaslu peak in the distance. Pokhara is a tourist’s paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, & temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with stunning mountains. On arrival into Pokhara, the city of lakes, we will transfer to the hotel and you can relax for the rest of the day and enjoy this beautiful town of serene lakes.

Day 4: Pokhara (B)

An early start today for the drive to Sarangkot, a beautiful hill famous for its sunrise over the Himalaya. Get a close-up view of Annapurna, Fishtail and many other peaks. We have breakfast at a hotel in Sarangkot before visiting Bindhyabasini Temple, taking a boat trip on Phewa Lake and visiting Devi’s Falls, Cave.

Day 5: Pokhara – Chitwan (B,L,D)

After an early morning breakfast, we drive to Chitwan (approx. 6 hours). In the afternoon embark on a wildlife Tharu village tour.

Day 6: Chitwan (B,L,D)

Today, set out for a full day of fun jungle activities including jungle walking and an elephant back riding safari across streams and through jungles. You can also watch the elephants bathing and visit the elephant breeding centre. During dinner, enjoy a traditional Tharu cultural stick dance and show.

Day 7: Chitwan – Kathmandu (B)

This morning we go for an interesting bird watching tour to find the local species, before driving back to Kathmandu. Approx. 5 hour dive.

Day 8: Kathmandu –airplane-takeoff– Thimpu, Bhutan (B,D)

After having breakfast at hotel, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Bhutan! Upon arrival in Paro, clear customs and immigration. Keep your copy of the visa clearance letter handy and your visa has been paid. Meet your Guide and driver outside the terminal building and transfer to Thimphu for sightseeing around the city in the evening.

 Day 9: Thimpu – Paro, Bhutan (B,L,D)

Today enjoy a full day sightseeing in Thimphu. Visit Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin Sanctuary, Indigenous Hospital, Textile Museum, and Heritage Museum, Traditional School of arts & crafts and Tashicho Dzong. We then drive to Paro.

Day 10: Hike Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang) (B,L,D)

The highlight of the day is the hike to the famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang), perched precariously on the edge of a mountain and Bhutan’s most iconic temples. After the hike, we visit the National Museum, a Farm House, and Local Market.

Day 11: Paro –airplane-takeoff– Kathmandu (B)

Back to Nepal today. You will be transferred to the airport for your short flight to Kathmandu. On arrival, transfer to hotel and enjoy your last night in Kathmandu.

Day 12: Kathmandu –airplane-takeoff– Australia (B)

Today you will be transferred back to Kathmandu airport for your return flight to Australia.

Day 13: Australia    

Arrive home today.

 

Inclusions

 

Your package includes return international airfares, expert guides, breakfast daily, sightseeing and more…

  • Return international airfares with a full service airline
  • All transfers
  • 11 nights’ accommodation on a twin share basis
  • Breakfast daily plus 4 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Bhutan visa fee
  • Return flight from Kathmandu to Bhutan
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Expert English speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary

Highlights:

  • Visit Kathmandu a city with a rich history, spanning nearly 2000 years
  • Enjoy picturesque Pokhara with its stunning scenery and mirror lake
  • Experience an exhilarating wildlife safari in Chitwan National Park
  • Hike to the famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Bhutan’s most iconic temple
  • Interact with the local people and witness the way of life in Bhutan and Nepal
 

Fine Print

 

How to book:

To book your Tour:

  • Bookings essential
  • Travel dates are subject to availability. If your preferred travel date cannot be confirmed after submitting your booking form, you will receive a refund of the deposit paid.
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Must book minimum 65 days prior to departure
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Deposit Information: 

  • A deposit of $999 per person are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date.
  • All peak season surcharges, interstate surcharges (if applicable) and single supplements (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final Payment is due 120 days prior to travel. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment.
  • Up to 12 Months Interest Free available: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/up-to-12-months-interest-free/
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable. 
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Triple Share: Not available 

Single Supplement: $550 per person in addition to your twin share voucher. You can purchase your single supplement by clicking here 

Group Size: 2 – 12 people 

Accommodation: 

Kathmandu: Hotel Samsara Resort or similar
Pokhara: Hotel View Point or similar 
Chitwan: Rhino Land or similar 
Thimpu: Amothara Hotel or similar 
Paro: Mandala Resort or similar 

Tour Excludes: 

Nepal visa fee (easily available after arriving at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu)
Personal expenses
Tipping
Travel insurance
Meals not stated in itinerary

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with great value Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

For Visa assistance, please visit Webjet’s Travel Visa Service page

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

 

 

Travel Dates

 

2018

24 April 2018
10 May 2018
24 September 2018*
10 October 2018
24 October 2018
10 November 2018
24 November 2018
10 December 2018*

2019

10 January 2019*
24 January 2019*
10 February 2019*
24 February 2019
10 March 2019
24 March 2019
10 April 2019
24 April 2019

* A $300 per person surcharge applies 

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Surcharges may apply to some dates, please see the availability calendar for more details

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. Live availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BUY NOW button

 

Flight Information

 

Airline: 

  • Return economy airfares with China Southern (Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air or Thai Airways if unavailable.) 
  • Including minimum 20kg of checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to airline).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. 
  • Flights cannot be used one-way only 

Flights:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve up to 2 transits. These changes are beyond our control and are subject to availability and airline schedule changes.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing. Passport Details are also required at time of booking in order to confirm your flights. 
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable.
  • Flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure, along with final documentation.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.

Schedule Changes: 

  • Airline schedule changes or cancellations can happen from time to time and are beyond our control. The customer is responsible for reviewing their flight schedule prior to their departure. Webjet Exclusives endeavours to assist customers where possible, however should any change or cancellation occur, please contact your Travel Insurance provider to check whether you are covered by your policy.

Flight Variations:

Option 1: Arrive early and/or extend your stay post tour with the promotional airline

  • A flat fee of $250.00 per person is applied per person should you wish to arrive early and/or extend your stay. Fee is non-negotiable and must be paid before your flight variation can be confirmed.
  • Please select how many days you want to arrive early and/or extend your stay by on your Booking Form. 
  • Flights will arrive into the city as per the tour itinerary and depart from the city as per tour itinerary. Customers cannot choose another airport or city for their arrival and/or departure.
  • All flights will be booked with the promotional airfare available at the time of booking – for your choice of preferred airline or cabin class, please see below.
  • Your fight request is subject to availability and if the promotional airfare is not available, you will be quoted the fare difference in addition to the flat fee.
  • You will be sent an invoice for the additional fee after your booking form has been received. Once this invoice has been paid, your flights will be ticketed based on the days you have requested. Your varied flight itinerary will not be provided in advance of ticketing and once your flights have been ticketed, no further changes can be made.
  • If the invoice is not paid by the expiry date, you will be automatically booked on the promotional airfare for the standard dates of the package.
  • If you are wishing to arrange internal flights, this must be arranged at your own expense. Webjet Exclusives cannot assist with the purchase of additional flights outside of the itinerary.
  • Webjet Exclusives are unable to provide any additional accommodation outside of the tour itinerary and this will need to be arranged at your own expense. By extending your departure date, you will also forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and will need to make your own way to the airport at your own expense.

 Option 2: Upgrade to Premium Economy or Business Class (where available)

  • A flat fee of $250.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class.
  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase.
  • If you have a preferred airline for your upgrade quote, please mention this in the Special Request field of your Booking Form. If no specific airline is requested, the best available fare will be quoted to you.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after the 2nd Instalment has been paid.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book the promotional airfare included in your packages.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your cabin upgrade, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

Option 3: Choose an alternative airline

  • A flat fee of $250.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to travel with a premium airline for your tour.
  • Please specify your preferred airline in the Special Request field of your booking form.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after the 2nd Instalment has been paid.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to confirm your flights as per the tour itinerary.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your airline preference, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

 

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