Bhutan Visa Rules:
All nationalities except Indians require a visa for Nepal, which could be, obtain from Embassies abroad or on arrival at Tribhuwan international airport in Kathmandu. To avoid the long queue you could apply on line visa form.
You need to have one passport photo and following fees in US dollars to obtain the visa on arrival.
USD 25 for Tourist visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days
USD 40 for Tourist visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days
USD 100 for Tourist visa with Multiple Entries for 90 days
USD 2 per day for visa extensions.
The visa regulations and fees for visa changes frequently so its is advisable to check the current rules with your nearest Nepalese Embassy or Consulate.
Climate and Best time to go
Except for Indian, Bangladeshi and Maldivian nationals, all visitors to Bhutan require a visa. We will arrange the visa for you to travel to Bhutan and are issued from Thimpu. To enable us to process your visa on time, your passport copy and visa application must reach us at least 60 days before the date of travel. We apply for visa on your behalf and get the visa clearance for you, which take minimum 10 days and need to be present it upon arrival in paro and actual visa will be issued and stamped in your passport when you arrive at paro airport.
Highlight of the trips
Nepal and Bhutan both has unpredictable weather condition and varies a lot from altitude ranges.The best season to travel to Nepal and Bhutan is in Autumn (Mid- September to November) and in Spring (March to Mid May). In autumn the air is clean after monsoon and spring -the time for flowers. Spring temperatures are warmer in days (25 to 30degree Celsius) and in autumn (15-20 degree C) in days but at night the temperature could drops down to (10-15 degree C) in spring and 5 to 0 degrees in autumn. The tour could be done in winter as well (Dec-Feb). The days are pleasant with 10-20 degree C but as soon as the sun dusk the temperature falls down up to -2 to -5 at night.
Trip Grade: Easy to fairly moderate
Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Hindu and Buddhist temples
Visit to Buddhist country- Bhutan
Hiking to Tiger Nest
Group Size: Private or Small group size (2-10 Pax)
The tour includes hiking to Tiger nest in Bhutan, which are an active activities and kind of challenging. Good health condition with some physical fitness is needed.
To give our clients a memorable and insightful travel experience with lots of time to interact with each other or with the locals we do run the group as private or in small size groups only. You could either choose to travel private or join with others in Group. Our group size consists of minimum two to ten people unless you chose to make your own private trip with more than ten people.
Comfortable hotels are provided through out the trip.
Breakfasts are included through out your journey. Lunch and Dinner are not included in the trip (except in Bhutan) as there are lots of eating options and we would love to give you maximum flexibility to decide about your meal items. In Bhutan we will provide you delicious Bhutanese and western cuisine.
Necessary flight to Bhutan and private ground transportations are provided through out the trip with enough space to seat back and relax.
Weather in Nepal and Bhutan are unpredictable and can change rapidly. Travellers need to be prepared for all weather conditions.
What to take?
The information and details in this trip has been compiled with care and in good faith. It is our intension to cling to the program as mentions. However you should be flexible, as, this is an adventure trip and you are heading into remote region, where unforeseen events may contribute to change in itinerary. The trip details is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destination is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited and travel times mentions are approx. and subject to vary due to circumstances.
We suggest light travelling which makes you easier to move around. A day bag for your valuable and rucksack or duffle bag with wheels or medium size suitcases for your clothing’s is recommended to bring with you.
Please select depending on the time of year you wish to travel
Long Sleeved shirts
Pants- Lightweight long trousers
A Jacket or a fleece pullover
Upper and lower thermal layer (for winter)
Water proof- Jackets and trousers (Travel period from June- August)
Sun hat and sun glasses
Fleece hat (for winter)
Scarf (for winter)
Gloves- Normal / Thermal for winter (For winter)
Socks: normal cotton, woolen (for winter)
Shoes: Running and sandals
Sun cream; lip balm, insect repellent, Hand sanitizer lotion
Personal first aid kits
Camera and Batteries
You should consult with your doctor about vaccination and other medical travel information before departure. We recommend you to carry your personal first aid kids together with you personal medical requirement. Please be aware that there are places where immediate medical facilities are not available so when selection your trip please assure your ability to cope with the tour and consult with your doctor if you have any health issue which could affect your trip.
Please make sure to get your travel insurance before travelling. Travelling insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. Our entire participants should obtain their own personal insurance, which covers medical and emergency evacuation at a minimum. You, of Couse, would also like to have insurance coverage for loss or damage of baggage, flight and trip cancellation.
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as it’s an adventure in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee. Weather condition, road conditions, flight cancellation, landslides, avalanches, strikes and many any other reasons could contribute to changes on the itinerary. We will try to ensure the trip runs according to plan but an easy going nature will be an asset.
Beauty is to save not to destroy! At the very start of our company we made a proper guideline for travelling responsible in Nepal, so that our future generation would be able to wander around the beauty of Nepal and could live with it. At Hawks Eye, we are extremely conscious about the environment and aim to minimize the detrimental impact on the environment as far as possible. At Hawks eye, we practice how business can minimize the impact on environment, maximize employment and generate opportunities for local communities. We are working together with non-profit organization dedicating some of our time to make positive difference in the lives of Nepalese people. Since the time of our establishment we have been involve in schools building, run health camp in remote villages, scholarship program for genuine poor students, first aid training in schools, family planning project and helping children homes. Certain amounts from the tour you participate help us to give back to the people to make the life better. We are heading on the right track; still long way to go and it would not be possible for long run with out your support.