Travel to the “top of the world” in Nepal and Bhutan and meet the people of these distant lands, home to Buddhist monks and Hindu deities. 

Starting at: $4,695 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 The final pathway up to Taktsang Monastery, or Tiger's Nest, in Bhutan   Duchula Pass Prayer Flags  View of the Himalayas from Nagarkot, Nepal  Durbur Square, Kathmandu, Nepal  Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal  The center of Kathmandu, Nepal  The Buddha's eyes, stupa in Nepal  Sculpture at the temple in Bhaktapur, Nepal  Frieze at the Golden Temple, Patan  Prayer Wheels in Patan, Nepal  Monk with prayer wheel  View of the Himalayas from Nagarkot, Nepal  Cliff-side Taktsang Monastery with prayer flags, Bhutan  Taktsang Monastery Prayer Wheel  Punakha Dzong, Bhutan  Punakha Monastery Buddhist Painting  Chorten Stupa, Bhutan  Punakha, Bhutan  Punakha Dzong  Buddhist Monastery Dzong, Thimphu

Himalayan Kingdoms

A Journey to Nepal & Bhutan

15 days from $4,695 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Travel to the “top of the world” in Nepal and Bhutan and meet the people of these distant lands, home to Buddhist monks and Hindu deities. 

or Call 855-330-1542

Sep 5 - 19, 2017 Departure; Oct 24 - Nov 7, 2017 Departure
Preston Scott

Preston Scott

Preston Scott was the Curator of the Bhutan Program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 2008, which was then the largest presentation of Bhutanese life and culture ever hosted outside of the remote Himalayan Kingdom. He also has served as an advisor to the Royal Government of Bhutan on several environmental and cultural projects and is a frequent traveler to the eastern Himalayas.  Throughout his professional career, Preston has worked in more than thirty countries around the world.  He also was the Curator of the Kenya Program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 2014, and is preparing for a new program relating to Circus Arts for the Festival’s 50th Anniversary in 2017. 

Oct 17 - 31, 2017 Departure
Barry Till

Barry Till

Barry Till is a curator of Asian art at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria in Canada. With a wide-ranging knowledge of Asia's history, archaeology, and cultures, Barry has travelled extensively and lectured on numerous expeditions—including trips to China, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar—for more than thirty years. He has published more than 100 exhibition catalogues (including The Buddhist Arts of Asia), books, and articles on various Asian art topics, and is an enthusiastic and engaging speaker. In 2008, Barry received the Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Museums Association. He speaks Chinese, holds degrees in Far Eastern Studies, and studied at Oxford and at Nanjing University in China.