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Kathmandu to Varanasi
Kathmandu is Nepal's capital and is placed in a valley, which is full of historic sites, very old temples and holy places, golden pagodas and attractive villages. This city is considered as one of the most beautiful urban locations in the world. The city placed at an altitude of about 1400 m in valley enclosed by four main mountains, Shivapuri, Nagarjun, Phulchowki, and Chandragiri. Hotels, Hotels with casino, bars and restaurants are available to all budgets. Many shops offer handicrafts, carpets and Nepali paper prints to tourists. Buses, taxis and bicycles are frequently available in the city. Lots of people trek to see the valley's oldest and most blessed Monkey Temple.
Like Kathmandu in Nepal, Varanasi in India is one of the popular tourist spot.
Varanasi is one of the oldest populated cilies in world. The sacred city Varanasi is the religious hub for the Hindus. This city is famous for Hindu temples, Buddhism, education and for ghats of holy river Ganga where one can see dead and live collectively. Varanasi's importance in Hindu myths is virtually unmatched. For the devoted Hindu the city has always had a unique place and pilgrimage centre. This city is particularly auspicious to die here, which make sure a direct way to heaven.
Most of the tourist wants to visit Kathmandu and Varanasi both. Overland trip from Kathmandu to Varanasi is one of the options. It's an excellent experience in itself. First have to go Sunauli from Kathmandu. Sunauli is situated near to Indian border and from sunauli you easily get many shared jeeps for Gorakhpur. Varanasi also has direct buses to Sunauli (Rs 150, 10 hours). But generally tourists prefer via Gorakhpur. From Gorakhpur there are some trains directly to Varanasi and also buses are available. From bus its overnight journey and there are many private buses run between Gorakhpur to Varanasi. From train also its around 10 hours journey. Direct trains between Gorakhpur and Varanasi are VARANASI GKP PASS, CHAURICHAURAEXP, MUV LJN EXPRESS, GORAKHPUR EXP, GORAKHPUR VARANASI INTERCITY, and MANDUADIH AMH PASS. Indian Airlines offer flight from Kathmandu to Varanasi. It is shortest possible way to reach Varanasi from Kathmandu.