Nepal and India Tour focus to provide very unique experience and exploration about culture, tradition and religions related between Hinduism and Buddhism.
These two countries neighborhood and mostly parts of countries are interlink by borders. Most of the borders are open. You find almost similarity in culture, tradition, customs and religions of India and Nepal.
Nepal has many places to visit for traveler inside Kathmandu valley and outside of Kathmandu Capital city.
But in this trip you will really experience about pure culture, tradition and world heritage sites. Also Lumbini is birth place of Lord Buddha where more than 30 countries have built monasteries and Lumbini has its own old history about Buddha and Buddhism of the world. Maya Devi Temple is very popular, mother of Lord Buddha and Ashokan Pillar.
Even India is big country and it has some places very important and popular to visit for traveler like as Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Kushi Nagar, Patna, Bodhgaya, Varanasi, Mumbai, Aurangabad and many more.
In this trip you will explore almost important travel spots of India which are mentioned above and also you can read in itinerary more detail about India.,
Our representative will pick you at airport and transfer to Hotel. This day, you will take rest or if time permits, you can visit Kathmandu Durbar Square own.
Full day Kathmandu city tour – Pashpatinath Temple, Boudhanath Monastery, Swayambhunath Monastery and Patan Durbar Square.
Full Day Tour – Bhaktapur Durbar Square and City, Nagarkot Hill station and great Himalayan views with sunset.
Morning Fly to Bhairawa, - visit Lumbini and visit International Monasteries, World Peace Pagoda, Mayadevi Temple, Ashoka’s Pillar. Stay Lumbini.
Meet on arrival at Sunauli border with our India representative and and drive to Kushinagar. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning visit temples and stupas at Kushinagar. Later continue drive to Patna, en route visit Vaishali -located 55 kms from Patna and holds special significance for Buddhist devotees. It was here that the Buddha announced the approaching of his Mahaparinirvana. Visit Ashokan Pillar - the magnificent Ashokan pillar with a lion adorning its top is a definite crowd-puller. This 18.3 m high pillar is made of a single piece of red sandstone and is a major attraction to the tourists.
On arrival Patna transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning leave Patna for Bodhgaya, en route visit Nalanda and Rajgir. Lord Buddha
spent many months of retreat during the rainy season here, and use to meditate and preach on Groddhkuta, the "Hill of the Vultures". Lord Mahavir spent 14 years of his life at Rajgir and nalanda. It was in Rajgrih that Lord Buddha delivered some of his famous sermons and converted king Bimbisarth a of the Magadh Kingdom and countless others to his creed. Rajgir is located a verdant valley surrounded by rocky hills. Later continue drive to Bodhgaya. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning visit temples in Bodhgaya - Mahabodhi Temple, Animesh Locan Chaiyata,
Mohanta's Monastery, Thai Temple and The Burmese Temple. Later visit Monuments such as - Tibetan Monastery, International Buddhist House, Buddhist Monastery of Bhutan, The Chinese Temple & Monastery and Bodhi Tree. Also visit Archaeological Museum. Evening transfer to hotel.Overnight stay at hotel.
Bodhgaya is one of the most important and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage center in the world. It was here under a banyan tree, the Bodhi Tree, Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha. Overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning leave Bodhgaya to Varanasi. On arrival check-in at hotel. Evening free for
visit ghats and temples. Overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning boat rides you will enjoy a boat ride at the holy River Ganges to view the
sunrise and where the Hindus perform their morning prayers. Afternoon excursion of
Sarnath -the place where Lord Buddha preached his first Sermon in 590 BC. Later
transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Mumbai. Upon arrival check meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. After fresh-n-up half day city sightseeing tour of Mumbai. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning at 0845 hrs transfer from the Hotel to Gateway of India to take the catamaran
for Elephanta Caves with an accompanied English Speaking Guide. Boat leaves at 0900
hrs. Enjoy a one-hour boat ride across Mumbai Harbour brings you to the lovely, green
Elephanta Island. Here you visit some of the huge and intricately carved Cave Temples
dating back to the 7th century and dedicated to the Sun God - Shiva. Large panels depict
episodes in his life. The central sculpture represents Shiva's three aspects as creator,
preserver and destroyer. Return back to the airport. Upon arrival transfer to the airport to board the flight for Aurangabad. Meet on arrival at Aurngabad Airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning after breakfast proceed for an excursion to Ellora caves. The caves are over 2000 years old and consist of temples and monasteries hewn from rocks by Buddhist, Hindu and Jains monks and craftsmen, Later in the afternoon enjoy a half day city tour of Aurangabad, visiting the Mini Taj, built by Azam Shah in 1678, the Bibi Ka Maqbaran is a son’s loving tribute to the memory of his mother, Begum Rabia Durrani, the queen of the Mugal emperor Aurangzeb.
Later return to the hotel for fresh-n-up. Rest of the day is kept free for own activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Morning after early breakfast proceed to visit Ajanta Caves – they are cut from the volcanic lavas of the Deccan trap in a steep crescent – shaped hillside in a forested ravine of the sahyadri hills, These caves are older than those at Ellora consisting of 24 monasteries and temples hewn out of solid rack. The walll paintings and frescoes of these caves are a wealth of colors, Proceed to Civic – cum – Cultural Complex, a gallery of local art and crafts and shopping complex. (Ajanta caves is closed on Monday).
Later back to aurangabad airport to board flight for Delhi.
Meet on arrival at Delhi airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Agra, en route stopover at Sikandra for photography. Arrive Agra check in at the hotel.Later visit the Agra Fort which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Stay overnight at the hotel.
In the morning visit the famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to get constructed. Take breakfast and then drive to Jaipur; en route stop at Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was built between 1571 and 1585. It is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour. Though the city is in ruins, it is a must visit place for those who visit Agra. Fatehpur Sikri is a place where one should spend some time. The sunset over the ruins of this fort is a sight to be cherished.
On your arrival at Jaipur. Stay overnight at the hotel.
In the morning visit the Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the capital of this state long time ago. Visit the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of victory) which is a hall glittering with mirrors. Ascend the fort on an Elephant back. In the afternoon, go for a sightseeing tour of Jaipur.
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. It was painted in pink colour a century ago in honour of a visiting prince. Ever since, Jaipur has retained this pink colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, a notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. While in Jaipur, visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory and Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past the Hawa Mahal. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Leave Jaipur for Delhi. En route, halt for lunch. On arriving Delhi. Stay overnight at hotel.
After breakfast full day city sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit some of the interesting sites of Delhi such as, Qutub Minar, Humanyun’s Tomb, Drive past President’s House, India Gate, and Red fort (Visit from outside only). Later also visit Jamma Masjid visit Raj Ghat - crimination site of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Nation. Rest of the day is kept free for own activities.
Afternoon assist & transfer two persons to international airport to board flight for onwards destination.
Overnight stay at hotel.
In the morning stay in the hotel and relax. In late evening, head for the Delhi airport for
onward destination or We transfer you to Airort according to your flight schedule.
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