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Himalayan Kingdoms

Nov. 10–24, 2020

Tour Operator: Odysseys Unlimited


Activity Level: Active

On this exhilarating journey, we discover two distant and devout lands, different in fact yet similar in spirit. Hinduism in Nepal and Buddhism in Bhutan suffuse all aspects of life; in both, tradition and belief abide – and surrounding Himalayan scenery casts a truly awe-inspiring spell.

Highlights

  • Opportunity to visit two Himalayan countries
  • Kathmandu touring
  • Kathmandu Valley excursion
  • Visit to Buddhist monastery
  • Lunch with a Nepalese family in their home
  • Patan’s traditional arts and handcrafts
  • Hindu shrine at Pashupatinath Temple
  • Thimphu touring
  • Dinner with a Bhutanese family
  • Raising prayer flags at Dochula Pass
  • Punakha river rafting trip
  • Beautiful Punakha Dzong
  • Historic Paro
  • Tiger’s Nest Monastery excursion

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart U.S. for Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2: Arrive Kathmandu

Day 3 & 4: Kathmandu

Day 5: Kathmandu/Nagarkot

Day 6: Nagarkot

Day 7: Nagarkot/Kathmandu/Thimphu, Bhutan

Day 8: Thimphu

Day 9: Thimphu/Punakha

Day 10: Punakha

Day 11: Punakha/Thimphu/Paro

Day 12: Paro

Day 13: Paro/Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Day 14: Paro/Kathmandu, Nepal/Depart for U.S.

Day 15: Arrive U.S.

Program Itinerary is subject to change. See final brochure for complete details.

Cost Details

Land Only: TBA
With Group Air from Seattle: TBA
Single Supplement: TBA

 

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