Nepal - Bhutan - India

Dive into a journey that transcends borders and immerses you in a tapestry of cultures, landscapes, and tales as old as time. Welcome to the Multiple Countries Tour, an expedition meticulously curated by Luxury Holidays Nepal, that beckons travelers to three of Asia's most enchanting destinations: Nepal, Bhutan, and India. Each country offers its own unique symphony of experiences. From the snow-capped serenity of Nepal's Himalayan peaks, the mystical monasteries of Bhutan's hidden valleys, to the vibrant mosaic of India's heritage and traditions, this tour promises an odyssey of discovery. Whether you're a seasoned traveler seeking a fresh perspective or an explorer setting out for the first time, embark with us on a journey that promises not just sights and sounds, but soulful encounters and memories that will linger long after the journey ends.

Nepal: The Land of Himalayan Majesty

Nestled amidst the mighty peaks of the Himalayas, Nepal stands as a testament to nature's grandeur and human perseverance. A land where mountains touch the skies, rivers carve valleys, and ancient temples dot the landscapes, Nepal beckons travelers with promises of adventure, spirituality, and cultural enlightenment.

The Himalayan Tapestry: The nation is synonymous with the Himalayas, the world's tallest mountain range. Mount Everest, or 'Sagarmatha' as locals call it, crowns Nepal and has lured mountaineers and adventure enthusiasts for decades. But it's not just about Everest; peaks like Annapurna, Manaslu, and Lhotse offer equally enthralling trekking experiences. Each trail winds through picturesque villages, verdant forests, and past glacial lakes, providing travelers with both challenges and panoramas that are nothing short of poetic.

Spiritual Odyssey: The cacophony of temple bells, the serenity of monasteries, and the aura of age-old stupas make Nepal a spiritual haven. Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, draws pilgrims and peace seekers from around the globe. Kathmandu Valley, with its myriad temples and shrines, tells tales of gods, kings, and epochs gone by. Whether you're attending a traditional Nepali ceremony or meditating under the Bodhi tree, Nepal offers a soulful retreat.

Culture & Traditions: Beyond the mountains and temples, it's the Nepali people and their traditions that add vibrancy to this nation. The diverse tapestry of ethnicities ensures a festival in almost every season. From the colorful dances of Tihar to the vibrancy of Dashain, every festival is a celebration of life, nature, and gods. The artistry is evident in the wood-carved windows of Newari homes, the intricate Thangka paintings, and the melodic folk songs that echo in the hills.

Culinary Delights: Nepali cuisine is a delightful blend of flavors influenced by its topography and cultural diversity. From the flavorful 'Dal Bhat', a staple rice and lentil dish, to the mouth-watering 'momos' or dumplings, every dish is a gastronomic journey. Pair it with traditional drinks like 'chiya' (tea) or 'raksi' (local liquor), and you have a feast fit for the gods.

Nepal, the Land of Himalayan Majesty, is more than just its peaks. It's where stories of yore come alive, where nature and culture entwine, and where every journey, whether of the body or soul, finds a destination. At Luxury Holidays Nepal, we invite you to experience this magic, to weave your own tale amidst the Himalayan grandeur.

Bhutan: The Last Shangri-La

Hidden amidst the formidable eastern Himalayas, Bhutan emerges as a realm of mysticism, untouched nature, and profound cultural riches. Often referred to as the 'Last Shangri-La', this kingdom, with its majestic monasteries perched on cliff-tops and traditions deeply rooted in Buddhism, is a beacon for those seeking serenity and a journey back to authenticity.

Land of the Thunder Dragon: The local name 'Druk Yul', meaning 'Land of the Thunder Dragon', encapsulates Bhutan's formidable and enchanting landscape. Rugged mountains, deep valleys, and dense forests dominate this topographical wonderland. The nation is also a hotspot for biodiversity, housing rare species like the snow leopard and the Takin in its pristine national parks.

Monastic Retreats and Festivals: Monasteries, or 'Dzongs', are the heart and soul of Bhutanese spirituality. The iconic Paro Taktsang, or Tiger’s Nest Monastery, clings to a cliff, challenging and rewarding visitors with unparalleled vistas and spiritual solace. Bhutan's festivals, or 'Tshechus', are vibrant affairs. Masked dances, traditional music, and colorful attire make festivals like Paro and Thimphu Tshechu unforgettable experiences.

Gross National Happiness: Bhutan is renowned for its unique development philosophy of Gross National Happiness (GNH). Prioritizing the well-being of its citizens over mere economic growth, the country emphasizes spiritual, physical, and environmental wellness. This philosophy is evident in every facet of Bhutanese life, from sustainable development to the preservation of cultural heritage.

A Tapestry of Traditions: Every stone, prayer flag, and smiling face in Bhutan narrates tales of traditions. The vibrant textiles, intricate 'Thangka' paintings, and the mesmerizing sounds of traditional instruments like 'Dramnyen' showcase the nation's rich heritage. Archery, the national sport, not only offers a spectacle but also binds communities in joyous competition.

Culinary Adventures: Bhutanese cuisine is a fiery affair! 'Ema Datshi', a spicy mix of chilies and cheese, is a beloved staple. Red rice, buckwheat pancakes, and butter tea are other delights that tantalize the palate. Each meal is a testament to Bhutan's agrarian roots and the richness of its land.

Bhutan, The Last Shangri-La, stands as a testament to a world where modernity and tradition harmoniously coexist, where every mountain echoes ancient chants, and where happiness is a collective pursuit. Luxury Holidays Nepal invites you to this secluded paradise, where every moment is a step closer to discovering one's inner peace and the world's hidden wonders.

India: A Melange of Timeless Traditions

India, a sprawling subcontinent, is a mosaic of colors, sounds, and stories. With its millennia-old history, diverse cultural tapestry, and an array of landscapes that range from the snowy Himalayas to the golden sands of the Thar, India is not just a destination; it's an experience, a revelation, and a journey into the depths of traditions and modernity.

Land of Contrasts and Wonders: From the serenity of the backwaters in Kerala to the bustling streets of Mumbai; from the ancient temples of Khajuraho to the modern architectural wonders of New Delhi; India showcases contrasts that coexist harmoniously. Natural wonders like the Sundarbans mangrove forests, the white salt desert of the Rann of Kutch, and the tea gardens of Darjeeling accentuate its geographic diversity.

Historical Chronicles and Architectural Marvels: India's history is etched in its palaces, forts, and monuments. The eternal love story of the Taj Mahal, the regal splendor of Rajasthan's palaces, and the ancient wisdom of Nalanda's ruins transport travelers through epochs. Every stone and spire narrates tales of empires, sages, and revolutions.

Festivals: A Symphony of Celebrations: India's calendar is a riot of festivals. From the colors of Holi to the lights of Diwali, from the rhythms of Durga Puja to the dances of Onam - every festival is a celebration of life, deities, seasons, and relationships. These festivals, rooted in myths and astronomical patterns, reflect the country's deep spiritual underpinnings and communal bonds.

Culinary Routes: Indian cuisine is a gastronomic odyssey. The rich gravies of North Indian dishes, the coconut-infused flavors of the South, the spicy tanginess of the West, and the subtle sweetness of the East – the country offers a dish for every palate. Paired with traditional beverages, be it the aromatic 'chai' or the spirited 'lassi', dining in India is a celebration in itself.

Arts, Crafts, and Textiles: The diversity of India is mirrored in its arts and crafts. The intricate 'Madhubani' paintings, the detailed 'Kalamkari' art, the timeless 'Kathak' dance, and the melodic strains of the 'sitar' are just a few glimpses into the country's artistic soul. The textiles, with their vibrant hues and patterns, from Bandhani to Kanjeevaram, tell tales of regions and dynasties.

India, with its medley of timeless traditions, is a land that both overwhelms and captivates. Every corner is a revelation, every sound a symphony, and every scent a memory etched forever. Luxury Holidays Nepal welcomes you to this vibrant land, ensuring a journey that transcends the ordinary, delving deep into the heart of a nation that has mesmerized generations.

Duration of the Combined Tour of Multiple Countries (Nepal - Bhutan and India)

A comprehensive and satisfying tour of multiple countries, including Nepal, Bhutan, and India, would ideally require a significant amount of time to truly soak in the essence of each nation. Here's a proposed duration and breakdown for a combined tour:

Nepal (7-10 days):

  • Kathmandu (3-4 days): Explore the city's World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and the Patan & Bhaktapur Durbar Squares.
  • Pokhara (2 days): Enjoy the serene Phewa Lake, visit the World Peace Pagoda, and perhaps a short trek or paragliding.
  • Chitwan (2 days): Experience the Chitwan National Park with its wildlife safaris.
  • Lumbini (1 day): Visit the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

Bhutan (5-7 days):

  • Paro (2 days): Hike to the Tiger's Nest Monastery and visit the Paro Dzong.
  • Thimphu (2 days): Explore the capital with sights like Tashichho Dzong, the National Memorial Chorten, and local markets.
  • Punakha (1-2 days): Visit the Punakha Dzong and enjoy the valley's serene landscapes.
  • Wangdue Phodrang (1 day): Experience its natural beauty and traditional crafts.

India (14-21 days):

  • Golden Triangle (6 days): Delhi (2 days), Agra - visit the Taj Mahal (2 days), Jaipur (2 days).
  • Varanasi (2 days): Experience the spiritual Ganga Aarti and explore ancient temples.
  • Kerala (4 days): Enjoy the backwaters, beaches, and hill stations.
  • Rajasthan (5 days): Explore the royal cities like Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Jaisalmer.
  • Goa/Mumbai (2-3 days): Relax on the beaches of Goa or explore the bustling metropolis of Mumbai.

Total Duration: Ideally, a duration of 26-38 days would be required for a comprehensive tour of Nepal, Bhutan, and India. However, based on preferences, time constraints, and specific interests, this can be modified.

Visas for Multiple Countries (Nepal - Bhutan and India)

Embarking on a tour across Nepal, Bhutan, and India requires travelers to understand and secure the appropriate visas. Below is a general guide to visa requirements for these countries as of the last update in 2021. Always consult the respective embassies or official websites for the most up-to-date information:


  • Visa on Arrival: Many nationalities can obtain a visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and at certain land entry points.
  • Duration and Fees: Tourist visas are typically available for 15, 30, or 90 days. Fees vary based on the duration and nationality.
  • Online Application: Travelers can fill out the visa application online to expedite the process on arrival.


  • Mandatory Tour: Independent travel in Bhutan is not permitted. Travelers must book their trip through a registered Bhutanese tour operator, like Luxury Holidays Nepal.
  • Visa Approval: After booking, the tour operator will apply for the visa on your behalf. You'll receive a visa clearance letter which you must present upon arrival.
  • Entry: The visa will be stamped in your passport upon arrival, either at Paro Airport or a land entry point.


  • e-Visa: India offers an e-Visa for many nationalities, which can be applied for online. It's available for tourism, business, and medical visits.
  • Duration: The e-Visa typically allows stays of 30 or 60 days, depending on the type, but certain long-term e-Visas can be valid for up to 365 days with multiple entries.
  • Regular Visa: For longer stays or other purposes, one must apply for a regular visa at an Indian embassy or consulate.
  • Ports of Entry: The e-Visa is valid for entry through specific airports and seaports but allows exit through any authorized immigration check post.

Best time of year to take the Nepal, Bhutan and India Tour

The best time to tour Nepal, Bhutan, and India largely depends on the kind of experience you seek and the specific regions you plan to visit within each country. However, the most popular and recommended period for traveling across all three countries, considering pleasant weather and cultural events is during the post-monsoon autumn and the pre-summer spring.


  • Autumn (September to November): Clear skies provide spectacular views of the Himalayas. It's the most popular trekking season and is ideal for most outdoor activities.
  • Spring (March to May): This is the second-most popular trekking season with rhododendrons in full bloom, especially in higher altitudes, making the landscapes colorful and vibrant.


  • Autumn (September to November): Just like Nepal, autumn is clear and crisp, offering unobstructed mountain views. It's also the time for some of Bhutan's famous festivals like Thimphu Tshechu.

  • Spring (March to May): The valleys come alive with flowers in bloom. The temperature is warmer and festivals like Paro Tshechu occur during this time.


  • Winter (October to March): This is the best time for most of the country. Northern India can be quite cold in December and January, but it's also the time to experience the desert festivals in Rajasthan or explore the plains. The southern parts and coastal regions remain warm and pleasant.

  • Note on North India: If you're planning to visit the northern regions like Leh-Ladakh, the travel window is limited to summer (May to September) due to heavy snowfall in winter.

  • Note on South India: South India, especially coastal regions like Kerala and Goa, remain warm throughout the year. However, monsoon (June to September) brings heavy rainfall, which might not be ideal for all tourists but offers a unique beauty.

General Tips:

  • Avoiding Monsoon: Both Nepal and parts of India experience heavy monsoons between June and September. This is not the ideal time for sightseeing, trekking, or wildlife safaris due to rain, mud, and potential landslides. However, Bhutan's monsoon is lighter and less disruptive.

  • Festival Seasons: Both Nepal and Bhutan have numerous festivals that are worth experiencing. Check the festival calendar when planning.

  • Peak Seasons: Keep in mind that autumn and spring are peak tourist seasons in Nepal and Bhutan. If you're looking for solitude or prefer off-peak travel, consider other months but be prepared for potential weather inconveniences.

With careful planning, the Nepal, Bhutan, and India tours can offer a diverse range of experiences in terms of culture, nature, and spirituality.

Accommodations can be expected on the Nepal, Bhutan and India Tour

Accommodations play a pivotal role in shaping the travel experience. Given that the tour is organized by Luxury Holidays Nepal, travelers can expect a range of accommodations, from traditional to modern, but all offering a comfortable stay. Let’s delve into what each country typically offers:


  • Kathmandu & Major Cities: Kathmandu, Pokhara, and other major cities boast a range of accommodations, from luxury hotels and boutique residences to budget guesthouses. Expect amenities like Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms, and multi-cuisine restaurants in mid-range and luxury establishments.

  • Trekking Routes: In popular trekking areas like the Annapurna and Everest regions, 'teahouses' or 'lodges' are common. They offer basic rooms, usually with shared bathrooms. While amenities are simpler, they provide a warm, authentic mountain experience.

  • Rural Areas: Homestays might be available, offering a genuine insight into Nepali village life. Accommodations are basic, but the hospitality is unparalleled.


  • Major Towns: In places like Thimphu, Paro, and Punakha, travelers can expect a mix of luxury hotels, often showcasing traditional Bhutanese architecture and more budget-friendly options.

  • Rural Areas: Accommodations tend to be simpler. Farm stays and traditional guesthouses offer a genuine Bhutanese experience. They might lack some modern amenities, but the ambiance is rich in local charm.

  • Trekking Routes: For trekkers, tented camps are the norm. The tour operators usually manage these, ensuring a comfortable camping experience with meals cooked by a support team.


  • Major Cities & Tourist Hubs: Places like Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, and most touristy parts of India offer a vast range of accommodations. From internationally renowned luxury hotel chains and palatial heritage hotels to boutique inns and budget stays, there's something for every traveler.

  • Rural & Offbeat Areas: Rural areas, especially in regions like Rajasthan, offer heritage stays or 'havelis' where travelers can experience royal luxury. In other regions, homestays and guesthouses provide an intimate look into local life.

  • Wildlife Sanctuaries: National parks and wildlife sanctuaries often have eco-lodges, forest rest houses, and luxury tented accommodations, offering a blend of adventure and comfort.

Luxury Holidays Nepal, with its emphasis on luxury travel experiences, ensures that accommodations are carefully chosen for comfort, location, and local flavor, ensuring travelers have both a comfortable and authentic experience.

Nepal, Bhutan and India Tour - Safety


  • Trekking Safety: If trekking is part of your itinerary, ensure that you're adequately acclimatized to prevent altitude sickness. Always heed the advice of guides, and don't push beyond your physical limits.

  • Urban Safety: Petty theft, especially in crowded areas like Thamel in Kathmandu, can be an issue. Always keep your belongings secure and avoid flashing expensive items.

  • Transport: Road conditions in Nepal can be challenging, especially in hilly and mountainous areas. Ensure that your transport provider is reputable, and vehicles are well-maintained.


  • Trekking Safety: Much like in Nepal, altitude sickness can be a concern on treks. Always travel with a knowledgeable guide and keep hydrated.

  • Urban Safety: Bhutan is generally safe, with low crime rates. However, always exercise general caution, especially at night.

  • Cultural Sensitivity: Bhutan has strong cultural norms. Dress modestly, especially when visiting monasteries or religious sites, and always follow local customs to ensure respectful interactions.


  • Urban Safety: Petty thefts, scams, and pickpocketing can be a concern in crowded areas or tourist hotspots. It's essential to be vigilant and aware of your surroundings.

  • Women Travelers: Unfortunately, there have been concerns about the safety of solo women travelers in some parts of India. It's advisable for women to dress modestly, avoid isolated areas especially after dark, and always inform someone trustworthy about their whereabouts.

  • Transport: Road traffic can be chaotic, especially in busy cities. If hiring taxis or rickshaws, prefer those from reputable companies or those pre-booked from hotels. On trains, keep your luggage locked and secured.

  • Food & Water: Stick to bottled water, avoid street food or ensure it's from a clean and reputable vendor, and always ensure that meat or seafood is thoroughly cooked to avoid foodborne illnesses.

General Tips for All Three Countries:

  • Travel Insurance: Always travel with comprehensive travel insurance that covers medical emergencies, trip cancellations, theft, and other potential risks.

  • Local Guidance: Heed the advice of local guides, hotel staff, and tour operators about safety in specific areas or activities.

  • Health Precautions: Ensure you're up-to-date with vaccinations. Carry a personal medical kit with essentials, especially if heading to remote areas.

  • Stay Connected: Keep local emergency numbers saved in your phone. Inform family or friends about your itinerary and check in regularly.

  • Respect Local Laws and Customs: This ensures not only cultural sensitivity but also reduces potential conflicts or misunderstandings.

Foods on Nepal, Bhutan and India Tour

Experiencing the culinary delights of a region is a pivotal aspect of travel, allowing you to savor the flavors of its culture and heritage. Nepal, Bhutan, and India each offer distinct and tantalizing cuisines, with diversity in flavors, ingredients, and cooking methods. Here's a gastronomic journey through these countries, as presented by Luxury Holidays Nepal:


  • Dal Bhat: A staple meal consisting of lentil soup (dal) served with rice (bhat) and accompanied by vegetable curries, chutney, and might also include meat curries or fried fish.

  • Momos: Nepali-style dumplings that are filled with either meat or vegetables.

  • Thukpa: A noodle soup that originates from Tibet but is very popular in Nepal, especially in the mountainous regions.

  • Sel Roti: A traditional homemade, sweet, ring-shaped rice bread.

  • Newari Cuisine: If you're in Kathmandu, don't miss out on the local Newari dishes like Chatamari and Bara.


  • Ema Datshi: The national dish made with chilies and cheese. It's spicy and is often accompanied by red rice.

  • Phaksha Paa: Pork cooked with spicy red chilies.

  • Jasha Maru: A spicy chicken stew.

  • Red Rice: A staple in Bhutanese meals, it is often served with various side dishes.

  • Butter Tea: A blend of tea leaves, water, salt, and yak butter. It's a rich, warming beverage especially loved in the colder regions.


India's culinary diversity is vast, with each region offering its own unique dishes. Here's a brief overview:

  • North India: Relish dishes like Butter Chicken, Rogan Josh, Chole Bhature, and Biryanis. Don't forget the variety of bread like Naan, Roti, and Parathas.

  • South India: Savor the flavors of Dosa, Idli, Sambar, and seafood curries. Coconut is a significant ingredient in many dishes.

  • West India: From the state of Gujarat, you have vegetarian delicacies like Dhokla and Khakhra. Maharashtra offers Poha and Vada Pav.

  • East India: Taste the fish preparations of West Bengal, like Hilsa in mustard sauce, and sweets like Rasgulla and Sandesh.

  • Street Food: Across India, street food is popular. From Pani Puri and Bhel Puri to Samosas and Kebabs, there's much to explore.

  • Sweets: Indian desserts are diverse and delightful. Gulab Jamun, Jalebi, Laddu, and countless regional sweets await your palate.

General Tips:

  • Water: Always drink bottled water. Avoid tap water and ice in your drinks, especially in street food stalls.

  • Street Food: While street food is a must-try, ensure the stall is clean and preferably patronized by locals, which is often a good sign of its quality and safety.

  • Spiciness: Both Indian and Bhutanese food can be quite spicy. If you're not accustomed to it, always ask for a milder version when ordering.

  • Try Local Delicacies: Each region, or even a city, might have its own local delicacy. Research or ask locals for suggestions.

Tasting your way through Nepal, Bhutan, and India with Luxury Holidays Nepal provides not just a feast for your taste buds but also a deeper understanding of the cultural nuances of each nation. Enjoy the gastronomic journey!

Currency on Nepal, Bhutan and India Tour


  • Currency: The official currency is the Nepalese Rupee, abbreviated as NPR or symbolized as रू.

  • Notes: NPR banknotes come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, and 1000 rupees.

  • Coins: Available in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25, and 50 paisa, and 1, 2, 5, and 10 rupees.

  • Exchange: Tourists can exchange money at banks, authorized money changers, or at the airport. It's recommended to keep the exchange receipts for future reference.


  • Currency: The official currency is the Bhutanese Ngultrum, abbreviated as BTN.

  • Notes: BTN banknotes come in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, and 1000 ngultrum.

  • Coins: Denominations of 5, 10, 20, 25, and 50 chhertum, and 1 ngultrum.

  • Exchange: The Ngultrum is pegged to the Indian Rupee, which is also accepted throughout Bhutan. However, Indian notes of INR 2000 and INR 500 denominations may not be widely accepted. Currency can be exchanged at banks, major hotels, and authorized money changers.


  • Currency: The official currency is the Indian Rupee, abbreviated as INR or symbolized as ₹.

  • Notes: INR banknotes come in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 2000 rupees.

  • Coins: Available in denominations of 1, 2, 5, and 10 rupees.

  • Exchange: Money can be exchanged at banks, authorized currency exchange centers, and at international airports. It's always wise to get a receipt for your transaction, especially for larger amounts.

Best Places to Visit on the Nepal, Bhutan and India Tour


  • Kathmandu Valley: Home to historical sites like Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, and Patan Durbar Square.

  • Pokhara: A serene city by the Phewa Lake, with stunning views of the Annapurna mountain range. Don't miss the Peace Pagoda and Devi’s Fall.

  • Chitwan National Park: A UNESCO World Heritage site, it's ideal for jungle safaris and witnessing the Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinos, and various bird species.

  • Lumbini: The birthplace of Lord Buddha.

  • Everest Region: For trekking enthusiasts, the Everest Base Camp trek is a must-do.


  • Paro: Home to the iconic Tiger's Nest Monastery (Taktsang Lhakhang), perched high up on a cliff. Also, visit the Paro Dzong and the National Museum.

  • Thimphu: The capital city with attractions like the Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Dordenma statue, and the Folk Heritage Museum.

  • Punakha: Famous for the beautiful Punakha Dzong located at the confluence of two rivers.

  • Bumthang: Known as Bhutan's spiritual heartland, it's home to some of the oldest temples and monasteries.

  • Phobjikha Valley: A picturesque glacial valley and winter home to the endangered black-necked cranes.


  • Delhi: India's capital, with historical sites like the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, and India Gate. Experience the bustling markets of Chandni Chowk.

  • Agra: Home to the world-famous Taj Mahal and the grand Agra Fort.

  • Jaipur: Known as the Pink City, explore the Amber Fort, City Palace, and Hawa Mahal.

  • Varanasi: The spiritual heart of India, witness the Ganga Aarti on the ghats of the Ganges.

  • Kerala: Experience the serene backwaters, houseboats, and rich culture of this southern state.

  • Goa: Famed for its beaches and vibrant nightlife.

  • Rajasthan: Cities like Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Jaisalmer offer grand palaces, forts, and a peek into the royal legacy.

  • Himalayan Region: Places like Ladakh, Shimla, and Manali are renowned for their breathtaking landscapes.

Visiting these places with Luxury Holidays Nepal ensures not just a well-curated travel experience, but also the assurance of diving deep into the culture, history, and beauty of each location.

Top Things to Do on the Nepal, Bhutan and India Tour

Exploring Nepal, Bhutan, and India offers a rich tapestry of experiences, from cultural immersions to adrenaline-fueled adventures. Luxury Holidays Nepal has curated the following list of top things to do that will ensure your journey through these countries is unforgettable:


  • Trekking in the Himalayas: From the iconic Everest Base Camp trek to the picturesque Annapurna Circuit, Nepal is a trekker's paradise.

  • Cultural Tour in Kathmandu Valley: Explore ancient temples, palaces, and bustling markets.

  • Paragliding in Pokhara: Soar like a bird and enjoy panoramic views of the mountains and Phewa Lake.

  • Jungle Safari in Chitwan: Traverse the dense jungles on an elephant or jeep safari, spotting diverse wildlife.

  • Boating in Fewa Lake: Relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of Pokhara.


  • Hike to Tiger's Nest: This steep hike to the cliffside monastery provides both spiritual and scenic rewards.

  • Attend a Tsechu (Festival): Experience Bhutanese culture, dances, and traditions firsthand.

  • Explore Dzongs: Visit ancient fortresses like Punakha Dzong and Trongsa Dzong, represent Bhutanese architecture and spirituality.

  • Archery Competitions: Witness or participate in Bhutan's national sport.

  • Hot Stone Bath: Indulge in a traditional Bhutanese hot stone bath, believed to have therapeutic properties.


  • Witness the Taj Mahal at Sunrise: The marble mausoleum is a sight to behold, especially during the early hours.

  • Camel Safari in Jaisalmer: Explore the Thar desert on a camel and camp under the stars.

  • Backwaters of Kerala: Take a houseboat cruise, enjoying the tranquil waters and lush greenery.

  • Attend Varanasi's Ganga Aarti: Experience the spiritual fervor at the ghats of the Ganges during the evening ritual.

  • Explore Rajasthani Forts and Palaces: From Amber Fort in Jaipur to Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, delve into India's royal past.

  • Yoga in Rishikesh: Engage in spiritual and physical rejuvenation in the world's yoga capital.

  • Culinary Tour: Savor the diverse flavors of Indian cuisine, from street food to fine dining.

  • Visit the Temples of Khajuraho: Admire the intricate carvings and architecture of these UNESCO World Heritage sites.

General Tips:

  • Engage with Locals: One of the best ways to understand a culture is to engage with its people. Participate in local traditions, workshops, or even homestays.

  • Respect Traditions: Each country has its customs and traditions. It's crucial to be aware and respectful, especially in religious places.

  • Adventure Activities: If you're into adventure, consider white-water rafting in Nepal's Trishuli River, or motorbike tours in India's Ladakh.

  • Shop Local: From Bhutan's hand-woven textiles to India's handicrafts and Nepal's pashmina shawls, there's a plethora of unique souvenirs to bring home.

With Luxury Holidays Nepal guiding your journey, you're ensured an authentic, safe, and enriching experience, immersing you deeply into the heart and soul of each destination.

Luxury Nepal, Bhutan and India Tour

The allure of Nepal, Bhutan, and India magnifies manifold when explored in luxury. For discerning travelers who desire to experience the cultural riches and natural beauty of these countries without compromising on comfort, Luxury Holidays Nepal presents a curated Luxury Nepal, Bhutan, and India Tour. Here’s an overview of what to expect:

Luxury Nepal:

  • Stay: Opt for 5-star accommodations like the Dwarika’s in Kathmandu, a heritage hotel that echoes Nepal’s ancient architecture and traditions.

  • Experience: Enjoy a private helicopter ride to the Everest Base Camp, followed by a champagne breakfast with a panoramic view of the world's highest peak.

  • Dining: Savor gourmet Nepalese cuisine in some of the best restaurants in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

  • Wellness: Indulge in spa treatments inspired by traditional Himalayan therapies.

Luxury Bhutan:

  • Stay: Check into luxury lodges like Amankora or Six Senses, which combine Bhutanese design with modern luxury.

  • Experience: Explore Bhutan with your private guide and driver, visiting iconic sites at your pace.

  • Dining: Enjoy fine dining experiences, with Bhutanese dishes prepared using organic local ingredients.

  • Wellness: Experience holistic wellness sessions that incorporate traditional Bhutanese medicinal practices.

Luxury India:

  • Stay: India offers an array of luxury hotels, from world-renowned chains like The Oberoi and Taj to heritage palaces turned into luxury resorts.

  • Experience: Opt for private curated tours of historical sites, avoiding the regular tourist rush. For instance, a private viewing of the Taj Mahal during sunset or a curated walk through the bylanes of old Delhi.

  • Dining: Relish the diverse and rich Indian cuisine in some of the country's most opulent restaurants. Experience royal dining in former palaces or private curated meals.

  • Wellness: Rejuvenate at luxury Ayurveda and spa resorts like Ananda in the Himalayas or indulge in yoga retreats designed for holistic well-being.

  • Travel: Consider traveling between destinations aboard the luxurious Maharajas' Express or the Palace on Wheels, offering a royal rail journey experience.

With Luxury Holidays Nepal orchestrating your journey, the Nepal, Bhutan, and India tour transforms into an exquisite blend of cultural immersion, breathtaking landscapes, and unparalleled luxury. Embrace the enchantment of these lands while cocooned in the finest indulgences they offer.

Suitable for children and elderly travelers - Multiple Countries Tour

When planning a multi-country tour that includes Nepal, Bhutan, and India, the needs of children and elderly travelers come into sharp focus. These groups typically have unique requirements in terms of pace, comfort, accessibility, and activities. With expert input from Luxury Holidays Nepal, let's delve into how this tour can be tailored to be suitable for both children and elderly travelers:

Itinerary Planning:

  • Pace: Ensure the itinerary is leisurely, allocating ample time for rest and acclimatization, especially in destinations like Bhutan with varying altitudes.

  • Activities: Opt for shorter excursions and cultural experiences like puppet shows, folk dances, or hands-on workshops that engage children and are accessible for the elderly.


  • Trekking: Instead of intensive treks, opt for shorter nature walks, e.g., in the terraced landscapes of Nagarkot or around the Phewa Lake in Pokhara.

  • Sightseeing: Explore the heritage sites of Kathmandu valley by car or rickshaw, minimizing walking.

  • Wildlife: In Chitwan, jeep safaris are more comfortable for both groups compared to walking or canoeing.


  • Hikes: While the hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery might be challenging, consider shorter hikes or scenic drives to appreciate Bhutan's landscapes.

  • Dzongs and Monasteries: Most of these are built atop hills or have steps. If it's challenging for any member, they can enjoy the surroundings and local life while others visit.

  • Festivals: Bhutan's vibrant festivals are a treat for all age groups, with colorful dances, music, and attire.


  • Sightseeing: Use comfortable air-conditioned vehicles for city tours. In places like Jaipur, opt for elephant rides up to the Amber Fort or boat rides in Udaipur for a relaxed exploration.

  • Accommodation: Choose heritage hotels or resorts that offer cultural performances, allowing travelers to experience the culture without venturing far.

  • Activities: Engage in interactive sessions like pottery-making, traditional Indian games, or cooking classes.

The Multiple Countries Tour encompassing Nepal, Bhutan, and India is not just a journey across landscapes, but a deep dive into a confluence of cultures, traditions, and natural wonders. Each country, with its unique allure, offers travelers an opportunity to engage, reflect, and be mesmerized.

Nepal greets you with the majestic Himalayas, tales of ancient dynasties, and a mosaic of cultures. Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon, lets you step into a world where Gross National Happiness is more than just a phrase; it's a way of life. And India, with its vast expanse, tempts you with a potpourri of experiences - from the serenity of the backwaters to the bustling bazaars, from the sacred chants of Varanasi to the royal palaces of Rajasthan.

For families, this tour becomes a memorable tapestry of shared experiences. For solo travelers, it offers moments of introspection. And for everyone, it presents countless moments of awe, inspiration, and enlightenment.

Embarking on such a diverse tour requires expert planning and seamless execution. This is where Luxury Holidays Nepal stands out, ensuring that travelers can soak in the essence of each destination, unfettered by logistical concerns. With thoughtful itineraries, attention to personal preferences, and a commitment to ensuring unparalleled comfort, they transform this journey into a lifetime experience.

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