If you’ve been wanting to visit Nepal but were hesitant of booking a tour, this update may have you covered. IRCTC has launched a Nepal package, which includes flight tickets and a five nights/six days stay in the stunning Himalayan country. Here’s all that you need to know. By Anushka Goel
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is back with yet another travel package – this time, an international trip. The corporation has planned a five nights/six days air package to Nepal, which starts at just INR 38,400.
IRCTC Nepal Package: All you need to know
Witness the natural scenic beauty & magnificence of religion in Nepal with the IRCTC Air tour package starts at ₹38,400/- pp* onwards for 6D/5N. For bookings, visit https://t.co/b8KOa97ufy @AmritMahotsav #AzadiKiRail
— IRCTC (@IRCTCofficial) July 13, 2022
According to the IRCTC website, the tour, called Natural Nepal, begins on August 8, and includes all transport, hotel accommodation, breakfast and dinner, and sightseeing. The package starts at INR 38,400 and goes up to INR 46,900, including the stay at a three-star or equivalent hotel in the country.
The tour will begin in Bhopal, with a 7:45 am flight taking passengers to Nepal’s Kathmandu, via the Delhi International Airport, by 3:45 pm. Day 1 is relatively free, as guests can check in and settle into the hotel.
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Day 2 of the IRCTC Nepal tour will have guests explore the stunning architecture of the Pashupatinath Temple, before moving on to see Patan, Durbar Square, Tibetan Refugee Centre and the Swayambhunath Stupa. Day 3 will begin with breakfast and a drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, where guests will be taken to see the beautiful Manokamana Temple. An overnight stay in Pokhara is included in the package.
Day 4 of the Nepal tour by IRCTC will begin with an excursion to Surangkot to see the mighty Himalayas. After breakfast, the tour will proceed to the Binhyabasini Mandir, followed by Devil’s fall and Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave. On Day 5, you’ll drive back to Kathmandu, where you will have time off for leisure activities – shopping trips, personal excursions and more. Day 6 will mark your return to India.
Check out the complete details on IRCTC’s website here.
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