Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 10 Days
Day 01:-Arrival Varanasi
Buddhist pilgrimage tour start with varanasi, Arrival at Varanasi Airport / Railway Station, Our Representative wills Meet & Greet you. Check in to Hotel. Visiting New Kashi Vishwanath Temple (BHU) also known as Birla Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir. In the evening, experience the Hindu ritual Aarti. Aarti 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, Visit Old Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Annapurna Temple& Kal Bhairav Temple then back to Hotel Overnight Stay at Varanasi.
Day 02:-Varanasi-Lumbini-Buddhist Pilgrimage
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 to Hotel & Overnight Stay at Pokhara.
Early Morning by Road Proceed to Jomsom then drive to Muktinath after reach Check in to Hotel.Overnight stay at Jomsom.
After Breakfast Visit Shree Muktinath Temple then back to Hotel Check out from there & drive to Pokhara and Overnight stay at Pokhara.
Day 06:-Pokhara Local
Early in the morning, you will head to Sarangkot to enjoy a spectacular sunrise over the Annapurna range. You will arrive in Sarangkot after about half an hour by car to enjoy a close up the panoramic view of the mountain peaks of the Annapurna mountain range. When the sun rises and pours its rays into the mountains, they look overwhelming. Half day Pokhara City tour including Seti Gandaki River, Davi’s fall, Mahindra Cave and Barahi temple with boating at Phewa Lake. After completing sightseeing back to Hotel. Overnight stay at Pokhara.
After Breakfast Checkout from Hotel & Drive towards Kathmandu On the way you have an option of doing river rafting or visit the Manakamna Temple “Goddess of Fulfilling Wishes” The Manakamna Temple situated in the Gorkha district of Nepal is the sacred place of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati, an incarnation of Parvati. The name Manakamna 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.
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, Kathmandu Durbar Square , Swayambhunath Stupa, Bauddhanath Stupa(Buddha Nath) & Jal Narayana Temple (Budhanilkantha) After visiting these places, back to the hotel Overnight Stay in Kathmandu.
After breakfast check out from Hotel &drive to Chitwan. Upon arrival check in to Hotel at Evening Cultural Tour (To Visit Tharu Village), Riverside Sunset view, Tharu stick dance (at your own cost) back to Hotel .Overnight stay at Chitwan.
Day 10:-Chitwan-Gorakhpur/Varanasi Departure
After Early Morning breakfast drive to enjoy Canoeing Ride and Elephant Breeding Centre Visit Elephant safari getting on the back of an elephant, you will go on a Jungle safari. Then, you will see the elephants bathe with their trunks full of water. When you arrive at the elephant breeding centre, you will have the chance to witness the love between the baby and the mother elephant. Inside the park, you have the opportunity to see animals such as the one-horned rhino, the Bengal tigers, the galleries etc. After this then proceed to Gorakhpur/Varanasi,after reach Drop at Airport/Railway Station for Your Return/Onward Journey.