The Ancient Nepal Tour

Destination Covered : Varanasi– Gorakhpur – Lumbini- Sonauli – Pokhara– Manakamana – Kathmandu - Sonauli – Varanasi

Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days


Tour Highlights

♦  Attend Ganga Aarti ceremony with boat ride at Main Ghat.

♦  Visit famous Gorakhnath Temple at Gorakhpur.

♦  Visit Gautam Buddha birth place  at Lumbini.

♦  Excursion to Sarangkot for view beautiful peaks of Himalyas range.

♦  Ride to Kathmandu & on the way visit Manakamana Devi Temple.

♦  Visit Boudhanath Stupa – World biggest Stupa at Kathmandu.


Details Itinerary

Day 1  Arrive Varanasi

Upon your arrival at airport/ railway station, meet with our driver and get transferred to hotel. Later start city tour of Varanasi and visiting various Temples like as New Vishwanath Temple (B.H.U.), Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Tridev Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Durga Kund Temple & Ganesh Temple. In evening attend Ganga Aarti ceremony with boat ride at Main Ghat. You can explore local famous Varanasi Silk & Carpet product. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

 

Day 2  Varanasi- (225 Kms/ 6:30 Hrs Approx.) Gorakhpur

Early morning proceed to Gangaji for holy dips and by walk visit Main ancient Kashi Vishwanath Temple also called the Golden Temple because of the gold plating on its roof, Maa Annapurna Devi Temple & Vishalakshi Temple. Return back to hotel for breakfast (Breakfast serve in hotel till 10:00 A.M.)

After breakfast check out from hotel then ride to Gorakhpur. On arrival check in to hotel & overnight stay.

 

Day 3  Gorakhpur- (130 Kms/ 3:30 Hrs Approx.) Lumbini- (27 Kms/ 45 Mns Approx.) Sonauli

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel then visit Gorakhnath Temple, Vishnu Temple and Geeta Vatika.

After that proceed drive to Sonauli (India- Nepal border). Enroute stop at Lumbini. It is a pilgrimage site for Buddhists. In 1997, UNESCO declared  Lumbini as a World Heritage site. It is a place where Queen Mahamayadevi gave birth to Siddharta Gautama in around 563BC. Visit Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, World Peace Pagoda, Myanmar Golden Temple and China Temple.

Then ride to Sonauli border. On arrival check in to hotel & overnight stay.

 

Day 4  Sonauli- (185 Kms/ 6:00 Hrs Approx.) Pokhara

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and ride to Pokhara. Pokhara offers the best mountain scenery in Nepal without undertaking a trek. On arrival check in to hotel. Later visit Devi's fall, Guptepswor Mahadev cave, Bindabasini Temple and Seti River Gorge. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

 

Day 5  Pokhara- (105 Kms / 3:15 Hrs Approx.) Manakamana- (140 Kms/ 4:30 Hrs Approx.) Kathmandu

Early Morning proceed drive to Sarangkot for sunrise view over Himalayas including Mt. Fishtail, the panoramic ranges of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and beautiful Pokhara Valley. Return back to hotel for breakfast. 

After that check out from hotel and ride to Kathmandu. On the way visit Manakamana Devi Temple. On arrival check in to hotel & overnight stay.

 

Day 6  Kathmandu

Morning after breakfast visiting Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa- one of the biggest stupa of the world. Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar Square- most prominent place to see is Krishna Mandir which was built in the seventeenth century. Golden Temple and Durbar Square  are some important places to see. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 7  Kathmandu - (270 Kms / 8:00 Hrs Approx.) Sonauli

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and ride to Sonauli (India Nepal border). On arrival check in at the hotel & overnight stay.

 

Day 8  Sonauli – (310 Kms / 9:00 Hrs Approx.) Varanasi

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Varanasi. On arrival check in at the hotel & overnight stay.

 

Day 9  Varanasi – Departure

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and departure transfer to the airport/ railway station to connect your flight/ train for onward destination.

 

PACKAGE INCLUDES :

a) 08 Nights accommodation in Hotel.
b) 08 Days breakfast in Hotel. 
c) 01 Boat ride tour on river Ganges.
d) All transfers & sightseeing tours by using AC Vehicle.
e) All applicable vehicle taxes, toll, parking fees, fuel charges etc.
 f) All applicable taxes. 

 

PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDES :

a) Expenses of personal nature such as tele calls, alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages, extra services at the hotel etc.
b) Airfares, Airport Taxes & Railways fare. 
c) Any insurance surcharge.
d) Still / video cameras fees.
e) Monuments entry fees.
f) Guide services.
g) Any other expenses that aren’t included in above mention services.



Journey Ends With Sweet Memories