Varanasi also known as Banaras or Kashi is a city on the banks of the river Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, India. A major religious hub in India, it is the holiest of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri) in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism and Ravidassia.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in Vishwanath Gali of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Temple stands on the western bank of the holy river Ganga, and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, or Jyotirlingams, the holiest of Shiva Temples.
The name “Nepal” is first recorded in texts from the Vedic period of the Indian subcontinent, the era in ancient India when Hinduism was founded and the predominant religion of the country. In the middle of the first millennium BCE, Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born in Lumbini in southern Nepal. The centrally located Kathmandu Valley is intertwined with the culture of Indo-Aryans, and was the seat of the prosperous newer confederacy known as Nepal Mandala. Muktinath is a Vishnu temple, sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists. It is located in Muktinath Valley at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass in Mustang, Nepal. It is one of the world’s highest temples. The site is close to the village of Ranipauwa, which is sometimes mistakenly called Muktinath.
Upon arrival at Varanasi Airport/Railway Station, our representatives will meet and greet you. Later Transfer to your pre booked hotel and check-in after freshen up. In the evening, experience the Hindu ritual Aarti. Aartis also refer to the songs sung in praise of the deity, when offering of lamps is being offered. Hindus in India worship the river Ganges as goddess. Every evening in Varanasi, Aarti is performed at the Dashashwamedh Ghat. We can watch it from the Ghat or from the waterside in a boat. It is a beautiful, resonant, and majestic spectacle with a very precise choreography involving rituals performed by several priests with the sound of bells, drums, cymbals, and Sanskrit mantras & Boating (Direct Payment) on River Ganga, Back to Hotel. Overnight Stay at Varanasi.
Morning 05 AM Visit Old Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Annapurna Temple & Vishalashi Temple, Kal Bhairav Temple then back to Hotel, Have Breakfast drive out for the City Temple Tour visiting New Kashi Vishwanath Temple (BHU) also known as Birla Temple, Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple , Durga Temple, Shri Satynarayan Tulsi Manas Mandir drive to Sarnath – the city of Lord Buddha where he came to preach his first Sermon after he achieved Enlightenment at Bodhgaya, It contains the most impressive remains, as well as a Modern Temple visit the Mulagandhakuti Vihara (Main Temple), Archeological Museum, Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa and various Monasteries. visit Varanasi Silk Market in the heart of the city which is actually famous for Banarasi Weaving style . Then back to Hotel & Overnight Stay at Varanasi.
After Breakfast Check out From Hotel .Then Proceed to Lumbini. Upon arrival check in to Hotel .Overnight Stay at Lumbini.
After breakfast visit the birthplace of Lord Buddha and a place of holy pilgrimage. Then we go walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden. This remarkable place is the Buddha’s birthplace and converges on the Ashoka pillar. Here we will visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture. Then drive to Pokhara upon arrival at Pokhara we transfer you to the hotel, check-in and. We will stay here overnight at Pokhara.
In morning transfer to Pokhara airport to take flight to Jomsom. On arrival visit to Muktinath shaligram by Jeep, conduct pooja, darshan and back to Jomsom. overnight in Jomsom.
In morning take flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. On arrival visit attractions of Pokhara like Shree Bindhyabasini Temple , Seti Gandaki River , Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave , Devi’s Falls, Phewa Lake and Tal Barahi Temple . Overnight in Pokhara.
After Breakfast checkout from Hotel drive towards Kathmandu On the way you have an option of doing river rafting or visit the Manakamana Temple “Goddess of Fulfilling Wishes” The Manakamana Temple situated in the Gorkha district of Nepal is the sacred place of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati, an incarnation of Parvati. The name Manakamana originates from two words, “mana” meaning heart and “kamana” meaning wish where you are taken by a cable ride of 9 mins. Overnight stay at Kathmandu .
Today, after breakfast, you begin a tour of Kathmandu’s most historical and spiritual attractions. You will get a private vehicle you will visit including World Heritage sites like below
The Hindu Sacred Temple of Pashupati Nath: Pasupatinath Temple is one of the sacred temples of Lord Shiva, which is a famous and holy Hindu temple located on the banks of the Baghmati River. It is about 5 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu. The temple is the seat of the Nepalese national deity, Lord Pasupatinath.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: The architecture of Kathmandu’s Durbar Square is typical of the Malla dynasty that ruled Nepal from the 12th to the 18th century. It consists of temples, idols, open courtyards, water fountains, and more.
Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) Swayambhunath stupa is popular with foreigners as the Temple of Monkeys because of the large population of monkeys residing in the area. It is an ancient sacred architecture on top of a hill in the west of the city of Kathmandu
The Boudhanath Stupa(Buddha Nath) The Stupa Boudhanath is one of the largest stupas in South Asia located about 11 km from the center and the northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the vast mandala of the stupa makes it one of the largest spherical stupas. After visiting these places, you will back to the hotel for night stay.
After Breakfast checkout from Hotel drive towards Chitwan after reach their check into Hotel visit jungle where you have chance to see different wild animals. Jungle safari can be done by jeep and elephant(Optional). Overnight stay at Chitwan .
After breakfast check out from Hotel then proceed to Gorakhpur /Lucknow /Varanasi drop at Airport /Railway Station for Your Return/Onward Journey.
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