Mountains & Dragons - Overland Trip
1 ½ weeks: to (IMT-PTMD)
IntroWe begin our travels in the hustle and bustle of colourful Kathmandu before taking a spectacular flight alongside the Himalayan range to the lakeside town of Pokhara. After exploring the area and taking a trip to Sarangkot to view the sunrise over the Annapurna mountains, we continue with an exciting safari at Royal Chitwan National Park in southern Nepal, where we ride on elephant back in search of rhino and tiger. The second leg of our family adventure takes us to the remote Kingdom of Bhutan. Here, in the Land of the Peaceful Dragon, we experience the unique Bhutanese culture and enjoy sightseeing in the Paro Valley and visit the capital, Thimphu, and Taktsang Monastery - the famous Tiger\'s Nest.
IncludedLocal tour leader in each country, local guides, airport transfers, transport, visa for Bhutan, sightseeing and entrance fees.
(Sat) Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.Day 2
Explore Pashupatinath Temple and Bodhnath Stupa. Afternoon free.Day 3
Morning flight to Pokhara. Afternoon free to visit the lakeside area of Phewa Tal.Day 4
Sunrise over the Annapurna Himal from Sarangkot. Full day to explore or relax.Day 5-6
Drive to Royal Chitwan National Park. Enjoy elephant, jeep and canoe safaris.Day 7-8
Return to Kathmandu. Fly to Paro, Bhutan.Day 9-11
Sightseeing of Thimphu and Paro Valleys, including Tiger's Nest Monastery.Day 12
Trip ends in Paro this morning (Wed).