Himalayan Kingdoms: Nepal & Bhutan

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SEP. 25 - OCT. 9, 2018 $4,595
Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro
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Himalayan Kingdoms: Nepal & Bhutan

SEP. 25 - OCT. 9, 2018
Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro

Your exhilarating 15-day Himalayan journey, limited to just 18 guests, begins in Kathmandu.  Visit iconic Swayambhunath Temple, an ancient Buddhist complex.  Continue to culturally rich Patan and enjoy a walk through Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Share lunch with a Nepalese family and visit renowned 15th-century Boudhanath, Nepal’s largest and most important Buddhist stupa.  See Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal’s holiest Hindu shrine, and proceed to Nepal’s former capital, Bhaktapur, another UNESCO World Heritage site.  Take a scenic drive to hilltop Nagarkot village, commanding a spectacular Himalayan vista.  Fly to Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu, and experience Bhutanese culture first-hand as you dine with a Bhutanese family.  Raise prayer flags at Dochula Pass en route to Punakha.  Embark on a thrilling river rafting trip, and reaching historic Paro, tour Ta-Dzong, the national museum.  Conclude with a highlight:  a visit to the Tiger’s Nest monastery hanging from a cliff some 3,000 feet high.

Cost: $4,595
Odysseys Unlimited
Activity Level: Active
Vigorous pace, frequent movement, extensive walking over uneven walking surfaces, hiking, embarking and disembarking Zodiac watercraft and lack of handicap facilities

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $500 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to Odysseys Unlimited. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.