Epic Nepal & Bhutan odyssey escape with excursions

Kathmandu, Chitwan, Pokhara, Thimphu & more

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Tiger's Nest Monastery, Paro, Bhutan

Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal

Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal

Ghangri Boutique Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal

Ghangri Boutique Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal

Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

Machan Country Villa, Chitwan, Nepal

Machan Country Villa, Chitwan, Nepal

Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Machan Country Villa, Chitwan, Nepal

Machan Country Villa, Chitwan, Nepal

Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Bandipur village, Pokhara, Nepal

Phewa Lake, Pokhara, Nepal

Hotel Lake Paradise, Pokhara, Nepal

Hotel Lake Paradise, Pokhara, Nepal

Hotel Lake Paradise, Pokhara, Nepal

Phewa Lake, Pokhara, Nepal

Devi Waterfall, Pokhara, Nepal

Himalayan Mountains

Nagarkot, Nepal

Hotel Himalayan Villa, Nagarkot, Nepal

Hotel Himalayan Villa, Nagarkot, Nepal

Nagarkot, Nepal

Thimphu Valley, Bhutan

Kurjey Lhakhang, Thimphu, Bhutan

Hotel Norbuling, Thimphu, Bhutan

Hotel Norbuling, Thimphu, Bhutan

Hotel Norbuling, Thimphu, Bhutan

Dochula Pass, Bhutan

Buddha Dordenma, Thimphu, Bhutan

Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

Drubchhu Resort, Punakha, Bhutan

Drubchhu Resort, Punakha, Bhutan

Drubchhu Resort, Punakha, Bhutan

Paro Dzong, Paro, Bhutan

Metta Resort, Paro, Bhutan

Metta Resort, Paro, Bhutan

Metta Resort, Paro, Bhutan

Taktsang Monastery, Paro, Bhutan

Ancient temples, wildlife and the Himalayas in Nepal and Bhutan

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Up to -39% supplier's online rate ?
You'll start your holiday with three nights in a Deluxe room at Ghangri Boutique Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal, including breakfast.

Next, you'll spend two nights in a Twin room at Machan Country Villa, Chitwan, Nepal, including breakfast.

Then, you'll spend two nights in a Deluxe Double room at Hotel Lake Paradise, Pokhara, Nepal, including breakfast.

Next, you'll spend one night in a Deluxe room at Ghangri Boutique Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal, including breakfast.

Then, you'll spend two nights in a Standard Double room at Hotel Himalayan Villa, Nagarkot, Nepal, including breakfast.

Next, you'll spend one night in a Deluxe room at Ghangri Boutique Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal, including breakfast.

Then, you'll spend two nights in a Deluxe room at Hotel Norbuling, Thimpu, Bhutan, on a full-board basis.

Next, you'll spend one night in a Deluxe room at Drubchhu Resort, Punakha, Bhutan, on a full-board basis.

Then, you'll spend two nights in a Standard room at Metta Resort & Spa, Paro, Bhutan, on a full-board basis.

Finally, you'll spend one night in a Deluxe room at the Ghangri Boutique Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal, including breakfast.

Please note the hotels in Bhutan are subject to availability and may be swapped with ones of similar standards.

This offer also includes a range of tours and excursions with an English-speaking guide as per the itinerary: visit "the city of the devotees" in Bhaktapur; a visit to Durbar Square; visit the Temple of Kumari ; visit the villages of Tharu; an excursion to the Chitwan National Park; visit Bandipur Village; guided walks through the hills surrounding

Nagarkot; a guided visit to Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath; a city tour of Thimphu; visit Changgangkha Monastery; visit Dzong Punakha; a visit to the Buddhist temple dedicated to the Chimi Lhakhang; visit Wangdue Dzong and Semthoka Dzong; visit the Drukgyel Dzong; discover the temples of Kichu Lhakhang; visit the Taktsang Monastery; visit Ta Dzong national museum.

To add optional excursions and travel insurance, or upgrade to a half-board basis in Nepal for additional costs, please contact our supplier, Exoticca, after booking. Please be aware that in adverse weather conditions and for safety reasons, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may undergo changes and even cancellations without prior notice.

Return flights are included from your selected departure airport to Kathmandu, Nepal. One piece of hand luggage and one piece of hold luggage per person are included, as per the airline's terms and conditions.

Shared air conditioned transfers and internal flights (Kathmandu - Paro - Kathmandu) are included.

If your flight arrives in Kathmandu early in the morning and you require your room before 2pm, you can purchase early check-in at the next stage of the booking process.

Visas are required for Nepal and Bhutan and are not included in the cost of this offer. Please check visa requirements with their embassies before travel.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Please be aware that our supplier, Exoticca, will require a copy of the valid passports in order to process the reservation.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 42% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate. An example of our top discount is:

On 01/09/2019, leaving from London Heathrow, two people may book a 17-night holiday (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £2,699 per person, per stay, compared to the supplier's online rate of £4,649 per person, per stay. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 42%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 02/07/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Exoticca and is ATOL protected (11248).

An unforgettable journey through Nepal and Bhutan with city, jungle and mountain stays, including all travel, breakfast, some full-board stays and excursions

Day 1: UK - Kathmandu

You'll spend the night on board as you fly from the UK to Nepal today.

Day 2: Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu. Spend the entire day at leisure - we suggest exploring the historic Old Town and the Garden of Dreams. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 3: Kathmandu

Today you'll visit 'the city of the devotees', Bhaktapur. See Durbar Square, the Royal Palace and Nyatapola Temple. Continue on to the oldest temple in the Kathmandu Valley, Changu Narayan Temple in Changu, and take in the beautiful view. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 4: Kathmandu


Take a guided tour around the city, then visit the Kumari Temple and Swayambhunath Stupa. There’s also an optional Mount Everest flight-seeing excursion in the morning (£199 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Kathmandu - Chitwan

It's time to head to Chitwan and settle into your hotel. In the afternoon, visit the villages of the Tharu indigenous people in the foothills of the Himalayas, learning about their culture and customs, such as the intriguing Tharu Stick Dance. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Chitwan

You’ll delve into Chitwan National Park today, one of the richest parks in Asia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover prehistoric trees, twisting vines and a host of local wildlife including rhinos, elephants, crocodiles and pythons. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Chitwan - Pokhara

Journey to Pokhara and pay a visit to Bandipur Village to learn the practices of the Newari culture. Arrive in Pokhara, with its views of Annapurna. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Pokhara

Climb up to the Sarangkot viewpoint to enjoy a stunning sunrise over the glorious mountain peaks. See Devi Waterfall and enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Phewa Lake, then dive into the hubbub of Pokhara's Old Bazaar. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 9: Pokhura - Kathmandu


Drive back to Kathmandu, enjoying the dramatic landscapes and scenery along your six-hour drive. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 10: Kathmandu - Nagarkot


Today, journey Nagarkot, a village nestled in the mountains boasting views of the Himalayas. Check into Himalayan Villa and watch a spectacular sunset. Overnight in Nagarkot. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 11: Nagarkot

Spend your day hiking, and bask in the simplicity of the natural landscapes, terraced farmland and Himalayan views. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 12: Nagarkot - Kathmandu


Wake up early to watch another sunset over the mountains. Visit the Pashupatinath Temple and the Boudhanath Stupa.(Meals: breakfast)

Day 13: Kathmandu - Paro - Thimphu

Transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Paro in Bhutan. Transfer to Thimphu. (Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 14: Thimphu

Tour Thimphu in the morning. In the afternoon, visit Changgangkha Monastery, the National Institute of Tree Medicines, the Paper Factory and the Tashicho Dzong and Simtokha Dzong. (Meals: full board)

Day 15: Thimphu - Dochula Pass - Punakha

Set off towards Punakha, walking along the stunning Dochula Pass. Visit Dzong Punakha and the Chimi Lhakhang temple. (Meals: full board)

Day 16: Punakha - Paro

Head towards Paro, visiting Wangdue Dzong and Semthoka Dzong en route. Visit the Drukgyel Dzong and discover the temples of Kichu Lhakhang. (Meals: full board)

Day 17: Paro


Visit the famous Taktsang Monastery, known as the Tiger's Nest. In the afternoon, visit Ta Dzong. (Meals: full board)

Day 18: Paro - Kathmandu

Transfer to the airport to take a flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 19: Kathmandu - UK

Transfer to the airport to catch your flight home.
Ghangri Boutique Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal (three nights, then one night, then one night, then a final night)

This TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2019 winner is located five minutes from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Boudhanath Stupa, blending modern and traditional Tibetan furnishings for a relaxing stay.

Amenities: spa, art gallery, coffee shop, restaurant, air conditioning, Wi-Fi

Machan Country Villa, Chitwan, Nepal (two nights)

This jungle-themed hotel sits in perfect harmony with its lush neighbour, Chitwan National Park. Savour barbecue spreads, plus Nepali, Pan-Asian and continental cuisine at the restaurant. The in-house bakery makes breakfast a particularly moreish affair too. Individual huts hold air-conditioned Twin rooms apiece.

Amenities: restaurant, bar, garden, air conditioning

Hotel Lake Paradise, Pokhara, Nepal (three nights)

Hotel Lake Paradise is a beautifully designed luxury hotel located a five-minute walk from the magnificent Phewa Lake. The hotel offers well-appointed guest rooms offering private balconies and views of the majestic Himalayas.

Amenities: café, rooftop bar, air conditioning, Wi-Fi


Hotel Himalayan Villa, Nagarkot, Nepal (two nights)

This comfortable hotel is set some 7,200 feet above sea level, offering panoramic views over the Himalayas.

Amenities: lobby terrace, bar, open terrace, massage services, bike hire, yoga and meditation, Wi-Fi

Hotel Norbuling, Thimphu, Bhutan (two nights)

With a blend of modern and traditional Bhutanese influences, this hotel is nestled in the centre of Thimphu and boasts a restaurant and a spa on top of its TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Amenities: restaurant, bar, spa, Wi-Fi, laundry service, room service

Drubchhu Resort, Punakha, Bhutan (one night)

This family-owned hotel overlooks paddy fields and farmhouses, and is surrounded by stunning, mountainous views. It is built on the sit of a centuries-old granary and has a natural spring believed to spout healing waters, plus a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Amenities: restaurant, cafe, bar, room service, Wi-Fi

Metta Resort & Spa, Paro, Bhutan (two nights)

This grand, traditional Bhutanese-style resort is Paro is all teak walls, colourful soft furnishings, inspired wall art and lovely gardens. The plant-filled restaurant serves Bhutanese, Chinese, Indian and continental cuisine, and massages are available to soother those hike-weary muscles.

Amenities: restaurant, spa and massages, room service, lounge, Wi-Fi 

Good to know

Please note that your inbound and outbound flights are overnight, so be sure to take this into account when planning the time you'll be away.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters. 
Ghangri Boutique Hotel, Boudha, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal (your first, fourth, sixth and last destination)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Return flights are included from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Belfast, Bristol, Newcastle, Dublin, Glasgow, and Manchester with Oman Air, Qatar Air, KLM, Air France, Emirates, and Jet Airways (airlines subject to change).

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email from the tour operator, Exoticca. This includes departure times, as well as flight numbers. 

Please note that your outbound and inbound flight may be indirect and include a stopover. Your flights may also be overnight, so please bare this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for. 
 
If you need any further information about flights before booking, please call Exoticca on 0203 695 9677 or contact via sales@exoticca.com. 

Please check the luggage rules in the booking confirmation. More information can be found on the airline's website. Please note that the prices of the tour operator are daily adjusted according to the exchange rate and may vary from the stated price. 

At the time of booking, Exoticca will book the best available airfare for the selected date. 

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters. 

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Exoticca, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation. 

Please be advised it is your responsibility to check any passport, visa, health and immigration requirements, including any countries you have a connection in. For flights via the US or Canada, you must apply for an ESTA or eTA visa before travel.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Exoticca with ATOL number 11248 and your contract is with that company. Exoticca booking conditions are available from http://www.exoticca.com

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

We source flights from all major scheduled and low cost airlines to offer you a full choice of airlines, departure airports and flight times.

You can choose to add a flight to this hotel. Just select the dates you want to book your stay from the calendar and choose ‘Hotel + Flights’

On the next page you can choose the departure airport, time and airline and price that is convenient to you

When you buy a hotel with a flight with us you are financially protected under the ATOL scheme.

If you need any support booking this holiday, please contact 0207 887 2772 (Mon - Sun 8am to 8pm)

If you wish to make a flight only booking, or add a flight to an existing hotel booking with us, call our reservations team on 0343 227 0007 (Mon-Fri 9-6, Saturday 10-5, Sun closed)

Highlights

  • Glimpsing the wildlife of UNESCO-listed Chitwan National Park on a guided excursion 
  • Taking a boat ride across Lake Phewa to see the beautiful Devi Waterfall and the Sacred Cave of Gupteshwor 
  • Shopping at the Craft Bazaar and the Centenary Farmers' Market in Thimpu 
  • Hiking to the Taktsang Monastery, which seemingly clings to the cliffside 

Second opinion

  • To find out more about Ghangri Boutique Hotel, visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Machan Country Villa, visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Hotel Lake Paradise, visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Hotel Himalayan Villa, visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Hotel Norbuling, visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Drubchhu Resort, visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Metta Resort & Spa, visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
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