Nepal & Bhutan – 2024 Small Group Tour


SMALL GROUP Tour: October 16 – 26, 2024          Limited to 10 Travelers

Bhutan & Nepal | Starts/Ends: Kathmandu, Nepal

Accompanied by a Lakani Tour Manager, discover the fascinating and colorful cultures and beauty of the Himalayan region.


Discover stunning panoramas and encounter unforgettable cultures as you step back in time to tour the Himalayan kingdoms of Nepal and Bhutan. See the glory of Mount Everest on a flightseeing adventure. Visit Nepalese temples and stupas to learn about the traditions, then travel to Bhutan to experience their colorful cultural heritage. Hike to see the incredible view from the famed Tiger’s Nest.   Accompanied by an expert Lakani Tour Manager, this adventure promises to be life changing and unforgettable.


  • Marvel at Boudhanath, the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist Temple outside Tibet.
  • Enjoy a mountain flight over Mt Everest, Earth’s highest mountain above sea level.
  • Have an interaction with an Everest Summitteer
  • Visit Tashichho Dzong, the beautiful medieval fortress which houses the King’s throne room.
  • Explore the Taktsang Monastery, an outstanding cliff-side temple complex also known as the “Tiger’s Nest”.

Pricing & Inclusions


Cost Per Person


Single Room Supplement


Intra Tour Air - Business Class

  • Deluxe accommodations
  • All meals
  • VIP service on arrival and departure
  • Transportation by deluxe vehicles
  • Gratuities for lodging, meals, local guides and drivers
  • Internet access at all hotels
  • Lakani’s “Luggage-One-Touch”
  • Services of the Lakani Tour Manager from start to finish

Oct. 16, 17 & 18, 2024  •  Kathmandu, Nepal -- Dwarika's Hotel

Arrive in Kathmandu where you will be met and transferred to your luxury hotel, and begin your tour in the unique and fascinating capital of the Royal Kingdom of Nepal.  It is a deeply spiritual land isolated by the Himalayas.  Embark on a full day tour of Kathmandu to include Bhaktapur City -“the city of Devotees and Culture”, Swayambhunath Stupa, which is said to be 2000 years old, and Kathmandu Durbar Square with its array of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka and the ancient place of the Nepalese Royalty.

One of the must-see landmarks of Nepal is of course the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest.  One owe-stricken silence can come close to matching the experience of going on a mountain flight to encounter the tallest mountain on earth.

Oct. 19 & 20  •  Thimphu, Bhutan -- Pemako Hotel

This morning board your flight to the magical Kingdom of Bhutan.  Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in Thimphu, the capital and largest city in Bhutan.  The culture of Bhutan is fully reflected in Thimphu’s literature, religion, customs and national dress code, the monastic practices of the monasteries.

Visit the National Memorial Chorten, built in 1974 in the memory of the third king Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, who was regarded as Father of Modern Bhutan.  It serves as an important place of worship for Thimphu residents.  Continue to Tashichho Dzong, a medieval fortress, and the Institute of Zorig Chusum, known as School of arts and crafts, and the textile museum.

Oct. 21 & 22  •  Punakha, Bhutan -- &Beyond Punakha River Lodge

Drive to Punakha enroute stopping at Dochu LaPass to visit the 108 stupas built to hoor the fallen Bhutanese soldiers.  After a lunch stop, visit Punakha Dzong, constructed in 1637 for a view of the Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Temple.

Next morning visit the Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Chorten which was recently built by her Majesty the Queen Ashi Tshering Yangdon for the protection of the country and the king.  In the afternoon drive to visit the Lhakhang Nunnery.

Oct. 23 & 24  •  Paro, Bhutan -- COMO Uma Paro

Drive through the high mountain countryside to Paro, enroute visit the incredible cultural collections at the National Museum.  Also visit the Bhutanese farmhouse which are very colorful, decorative and traditionally built without the use of a single nail.

The next day drive to Ramthankha, hike to the sacred and awe-inspiring Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) a jewel overlooking the Paro Valley.  Enjoy a lesson in archery, the national sport, and experience a blessing by the Chief Monk at Kyichu Lhakhang Temple.  Delight in a colorful Bhutanese Folk Dance performance.

Oct. 25 & 26  •  Kathmandu, Nepal & Depart Home -- Dwarika's Hotel

Return to Kathmandu today for an afternoon at leisure and some personal pursuits.  Bid farewell to your newfound friends before your return back home the next day.

Dwarika's Hotel  •  Kathmandu, Nepal

Beautifully decorated with traditional woodwork.

Pemako Hotel  •  Thimphu, Bhutan

Nestled in the heart of Thimphu Valley.

&Beyond Punakha River Lodge  •  Punakha, Bhutan

Tucked deep in the lush green Punakha Valley and draped on the banks of the Mo Chu River.

Como Uma  •  Paro, Bhutan

The most exclusive private villas in Bhutan.

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