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: $5,697 * 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 $5,697 | 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

Dates & Prices

To see departure pricing, please click on a date below.

SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.


Tour cost including airfare from Boston, New York, Washington, D.C.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,697 - - Double
$6,492 - - Single
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Tour cost including airfare from Baltimore, Dallas, Orlando, Philadelphia
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,997 - - Double
$6,792 - - Single
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Tour cost including airfare from Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Miami, Minneapolis, Seattle, Tampa
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,097 - - Double
$6,892 - - Single
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Tour cost including airfare from Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland (OR), San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,197 - - Double
$6,992 - - Single
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Land only (tour cost not including airfare)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,595 - - Double
$5,390 - - Single
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SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.


Tour cost including airfare from Boston, New York, Washington D.C.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,797 - - Double
$6,592 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare from Baltimore, Dallas, Orlando, Philadelphia
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,097 - - Double
$6,892 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare from Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Miami, Minneapolis, Seattle, Tampa
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,197 - - Double
$6,992 - - Single
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Tour cost including airfare from Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland (OR), San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,297 - - Double
$7,092 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Land only (tour cost not including airfare)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,695 - - Double
$5,490 - - Single
Make a Reservation

SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.


Tour cost including airfare from Boston, New York, Washington D.C.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,797 - - Double
$6,592 - - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare from Baltimore, Dallas, Orlando, Philadelphia
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,097 - - Double
$6,892 - - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare from Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Miami, Minneapolis, Seattle, Tampa
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,197 - - Double
$6,992 - - Single
Ask us a Question
Tour cost including airfare from Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland (OR), San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,297 - - Double
$7,092 - - Single
Ask us a Question
Land only (tour cost not including airfare)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,695 - - Double
$5,490 - - Single
Ask us a Question

A NOTE ABOUT PRICING: Reservation requests are being accepted for all tour departures, however, pricing is not yet final for this 2018 departure. You may still secure a reservation by making a deposit of $500 per traveler. Our customer service staff will contact pre-registered travelers no later than June 2017 or as soon as final tour details are available, including final pricing and any itinerary changes. At that time, you will have two weeks to decide if you would like to convert your preliminary registration to a confirmed booking or to cancel and receive a full refund. Once confirmed, the cancellation penalties as outlined on our website will apply. You will then receive a confirmation packet plus information regarding the purchase of optional trip insurance and travel protection. Please note that the Estimated Tour Cost per Traveler is based on select Gateway Airports and includes airline taxes and fees. Please contact our customer service team for more details.​


Estimated Starting Price
$5997
Ask us a Question

A NOTE ABOUT PRICING: Reservation requests are being accepted for all tour departures, however, pricing is not yet final for this 2018 departure. You may still secure a reservation by making a deposit of $500 per traveler. Our customer service staff will contact pre-registered travelers no later than June 2017 or as soon as final tour details are available, including final pricing and any itinerary changes. At that time, you will have two weeks to decide if you would like to convert your preliminary registration to a confirmed booking or to cancel and receive a full refund. Once confirmed, the cancellation penalties as outlined on our website will apply. You will then receive a confirmation packet plus information regarding the purchase of optional trip insurance and travel protection. Please note that the Estimated Tour Cost per Traveler is based on select Gateway Airports and includes airline taxes and fees. Please contact our customer service team for more details.​


Estimated Starting Price
$6197
Ask us a Question

A NOTE ABOUT PRICING: Reservation requests are being accepted for all tour departures, however, pricing is not yet final for this 2018 departure. You may still secure a reservation by making a deposit of $500 per traveler. Our customer service staff will contact pre-registered travelers no later than June 2017 or as soon as final tour details are available, including final pricing and any itinerary changes. At that time, you will have two weeks to decide if you would like to convert your preliminary registration to a confirmed booking or to cancel and receive a full refund. Once confirmed, the cancellation penalties as outlined on our website will apply. You will then receive a confirmation packet plus information regarding the purchase of optional trip insurance and travel protection. Please note that the Estimated Tour Cost per Traveler is based on select Gateway Airports and includes airline taxes and fees. Please contact our customer service team for more details.​


Estimated Starting Price
$6297
Ask us a Question

A NOTE ABOUT PRICING: Reservation requests are being accepted for all tour departures, however, pricing is not yet final for this 2018 departure. You may still secure a reservation by making a deposit of $500 per traveler. Our customer service staff will contact pre-registered travelers no later than June 2017 or as soon as final tour details are available, including final pricing and any itinerary changes. At that time, you will have two weeks to decide if you would like to convert your preliminary registration to a confirmed booking or to cancel and receive a full refund. Once confirmed, the cancellation penalties as outlined on our website will apply. You will then receive a confirmation packet plus information regarding the purchase of optional trip insurance and travel protection. Please note that the Estimated Tour Cost per Traveler is based on select Gateway Airports and includes airline taxes and fees. Please contact our customer service team for more details.​


Estimated Starting Price
$6197
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Price Notes

Price includes airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees, which are subject to change until final payment is made. Please call if your city is not listed. Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Business Class upgrade on round-trip transpacific flight: $5,995 per person (Business Class upgrade is on request and pricing is subject to change). Air inclusive prices include airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees of $602, which are subject to change until final payment is made. 

Please note: This trip involves considerable walking uphill and on uneven terrain. You should be in good physical condition to enjoy the tour to the fullest. While elevations are not severe, the relatively high altitude of Nagarkot (7,000 feet) and Thimphu and Paro (both 7,500 feet) could pose problems for travelers with certain health conditions. You should consult your physician if you have concerns.

Prices are based on rates of exchange, airfare & fuel (where applicable), tariffs, taxes and other costs as of the tour publication date. We reserve the right to correct errors and to increase program prices to cover increased costs, tariffs, and taxes received after prices are published and to reflect currency fluctuations.