India - Nepal tour

India - Nepal tour

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1

Delhi

Arrive Delhi International/ Domestic Airport , Railway / Bus Station Meet Company Representative Welcome Then Transfer to Hotel  Relax at Hotel .

2

Delhi – Varanasi (By Air)

After Morning Breakfast then transfer to Airport for Varanasi on Arrive Visit Sarnath Stupa then take Lunch Near Sarnath Stupa then Sightseeing of Sarnath  Ruins & Stupa , Sarnath  Museum , Sarnath Mahabodhi Society Temple, Chokhandi Stupa , Then  Check-in Hotel later Visit Ganges for Evening Arti Puja (Operation you Use cycle Rikshaw for Ganges ) Back to Hotel Dinner & over Night at hotel.

Highlights Of The Day

Sarnath : Sarnath is famous as the site of deer park where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence. It is one of the four main Buddhist pilgrimage destinations. After the enlightenment Gautama Buddha travelling to Sarnath, Buddha had no money with which to pay the ferryman to cross the Ganges, so he crossed it through the air.

Sarnath  Museum : According to Archeological Survey of India, Sarnath Museum is the oldest museum in the country. The museum houses more than 6000 artifacts and ancient sculptures. The museum proudly houses the Lion Capital of Ashoka, the famous exhibit of this museum. Besides, it also depicts the richest collection of edifices and sculptures which comprise of Buddhist remains.

Chokhandi Stupa : Chuakhandi Stupa is an important Buddhist Stupa. Stupa had evolved from burial mounds and serve as a shrine for relic of the Buddha. The Chaukhandi Stupa is thought originally to have been built as a terraced temple during the Gupta period between 4th and 6th century to mark the site of Lord Buddha.

Ganges for Evening Arti Puja : The river Ganges rise in an Ice Cave, 4140 m high in the Himalayas, the Ganges, also known as Ganga, is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh

3

Varanasi – Bodhgaya

Morning Breakfast then visit Ganges to see the sunrise with boat ride then back to hotel breakfast then check-out hotel & drive to Bodh Gaya on the way lunch then or on Arrive lunch then sightseeing of the most highlight of tour MAHABODHI TEMPLE & TREE the go for sightseeing Sujata Stupa then Back to hotel Dinner & over Night at hotel.

Highlights Of The Day

Mahabodhi Temple : The Maha Bodhi temple literally means “Great awakening Temple”. More than 2500 years ago, Prince Siddhartha meditated on the cause of Human suffering, found the answer he was seeking under the Bodhi tree, and became the Buddha- the Enlightened One.

Mahabodhi Tree : Behind the Mahabodhi Temple, there is a Bodhi tree planted since early 19th century. Several Bodhi trees might have been replanted using the saplings from earlier Bodhi tree. During Mauryan Emperor King Ashoka's period, his daughter, Sanghamitta, took a branch from the Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya to Sri Lanka, and planted in a place near the city of Anuradhapura.

Sujata Stupa : The village of Bakraur is believed to be the home of Sujata, who is said to have fed Gautama Buddha milk and rice shortly before he attained illumination. A stupa dedicated to Sujata has been erected in Bakraur.

4

Bodhgaya

Early Morning visit Mahabodhi temple  for morning pray then back to hotel breakfast then small Yoga Class then rest or free time then after lunch  visit  Niranjana River then back to hotel  dinner & over night at hotel.

Highlights Of The Day

Niranjana River or Phalgu : The Phalgu or Falgu, a river that flows past Gaya, is a sacred river for Hindus and Buddhists. In ancient scriptures, it is called the Nairanjana in Sanskrit. Phalgu in the Ramayana in which, it says that Sita had cursed the Phalgu River.

5

Bodhgaya - Nalanda - Rajgir

Morning Breakfast  then drive to Rajgir on Arrive sightseeing of Gridha kutta then go for lunch then sightseeing of Nalanda University  visit  Venuvana & Bimbisara Jail then back to hotel dinner & over night at hotel.

Highlights Of The Day

Griddhakuta Hill : Griddhakuta hill literally means “Vulture’s Peak”.  At the top of the foot of which are hot sulfur springs, crowded with the people seeking a medicinal dip.

Bimbisara Jail : This place once was a jail where Bimbisar was jailed by his son Ajatsatru, and starved him to death. It is believed Bimbisar was spending all his wealth for propagation of Budhhist faith. If you see from outside, its only barren land,surrounded by hills.

Venuvan : One of most sacred sites of Rajgir, this used to be favorite resort of Buddha during his stay at Rajgir.

Nalanda University : Nalanda University was founded in the 5th century CE. It was already destroyed two times before the last time it was ransacked and destroyed by an army of the Mamluk dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate under tha Bakhtiyar Khilji in 1200 CE. The remains of the Nalanda University revived again 19th century when the site was surveyed.

6

Rajgir - Vaishali - Keseriya - Kushinagar

Morning Breakfast then drive to Kushinagra via sightseeing of Vaishali & Kushinagra on the way lunch at local restaurant at Kesariya on Arrive Kushinagra Sightseeing of Kushinagra Stupa then go to hotel dinner & over night at hotel.

Highlights Of The Day

Kushinagar : Kushinagar is a place where Ramabhar stupa is situated and is believed that Lord Buddha attained salvation and was cremated. It is situated on the banks of the Gandak River in Uttar Pradesh. The Buddhists from around the world consider it as a holy place and visit it before, they leave their last breaths.

Kesariya Stupa : Kesariya, situated in Bihar serves as the largest place of Buddhist stupa of the world. It possesses a rich heritage of Buddhist architecture of ancient times highlighting the stupa. The initial height of the stupa was almost 1400 ft. and due to several earthquakes, it got shrunk and stands at 104 ft. now.

7

Kushinagar-Lumbini

Early Morning Breakfast then drive to India & Nepal Border do immigration formalities of both country then lunch at hotel then goes for sightseeing of Lumbini Mayadevi Temple. Dinner & over night at hotel.

Highlights Of The Day

Lumbini : Lumbini is a Buddhist pilgrimage Located in Nepal where Lord Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama, birth name) was born. World heritage listed Lumbini as one of the huge religious significance which attracts Buddhist pilgrims from around the world. The garden around the tree has Maya Devi temple, pillars, and stupas built by Asoka which are worth a visit.

Maya Devi Temple : The Maya Devi temple, the main temple at Lumbini is where Lord Buddha’s birth took place exactly. It is said that before giving birth to Gautama Buddha Maya Devi bathed in a pond called pushkarini and sat under the tree beside the temple. The archeology department is working with the renovation of the temple.

8

Lumbini - Pokhara

After morning breakfast drive to Pokhara , arrive pokhara checkin hotel take lunch then visit Phewa lake , Annapurna Mountain Range , Sarangkot then back to hotel for dinner and overnight at hotel.

Highlights of the day

Phewa lake - This pristine lake is the second largest lake in Nepal and an imperative tourist spot. The southern west shore has a thick forest cover that supports a variety of exotic birds. The lush Queen's forest bestows emerald hue to the lake. Tourists aboard colorful doongas (boats) and gets mesmerized by the blissful views.

Annapurna Mountain Range -The mountain range is situated in the Himalayas. It consists of several grandiose peaks with the tallest peak reaching a height of 8,000 m. It is a popular area of trekking that is characterized by stunning views of the majestic Himalayas, alluring rhododendron forests, minuscule hamlets and curative hot springs.

Sarangkot - Sarangkot is the most popular tourist destination that offers magnificent views of the Pokhara Valley and the splendid mountains. Lying at an altitude of 1,592m, it is the highest view point for beholding the delightful sunrise, sunset, and magnificent view of city lights of Pokhara at night. It is also a favorite spot for paragliding.

9

Pokhara - Kathmandu (By Air)

After Morning breakfast drive to chitwan national park then transfer to airport for Kathmandu , on arrive check in hotel and take lunch then visit Pashupatinath Temple , Boudhanath Stupa , Kathmandu Durbar Square Swayambhunath Temple then back to hotel take dinner and overnight at hotel.

Highlights of the day

Chitwan national park - Chitwan National Park is a beautiful park and a preserved area in Terai. The region is known for its biodiversity and is home to rare mammals like one-horned rhino and Bengal tigers. It also protects bird species like giant hornbill. There is main pilgrimage site of Hindus inside the temple known as Balmiki Ashram.

Pashupati Nath - The temple is a prominent Hindu temple in Nepal. The ruling deity of the temple is Lord Shiva, here he is worshiped as Pashupati or ‘Lord of Beasts'. It is surrounded by a bustling pious market selling rudraksha beads, prasad, idols of Hindu deities and many other pious things. Many devotees come here to pay obeisance to the deity. 

Kathmandu Durbar Square - The place attracts its visitors with intricate wood carvings and its rich history. The place is a blend of eastern and western culture having 50 astounding temples. Coronation ceremonies of royal families were held here. The Durbar is divided into two courtyards and some floors have Tea to museums dedicated to three generations of Shah Kings.

Boudhanath Stupa - It is a Buddhist Stupa located in Kathmandu and one of the most popular tourist destinations of the abode. It is considered to be the most sacred stupa by the Tibetans and Buddhists that was constructed after the demise of Buddha. This massive structure is adorned with gold and comprises of over 50 monasteries to house the monks and Tibetan refugees.

Swayambhunath Temple - It is one of the oldest and most sacred religious places that is situated on a hilltop to the west of Kathmandu city. It is a Buddhist stupa with numerous sacred shrines and smaller temples. One has to climb 365 steps to reach the complex. The stupa has a spectacular architecture with a plethora of sacred artifacts. 

10

Kathmandu - Delhi - Out

After Morning breakfast transfer to airport for delhi, on arrive take lunch at local restaurant then transfer to airport for next destination / back to home.

Tour End & Thanks to visit a memorable trip 

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Delhi – Varanasi (By Air)

Bodhgaya

Nalanda

Rajgir

Vaishali - Keseriya - Kushinagar

Lumbini

Pokhara

Pokhara - Kathmandu (By Air)

Kathmandu - Delhi - Out

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