Brief about the tour
Delhi - Lucknow - Saravasti – Lumbini - Kushinagar –
Vaishali – Patna - Nalanda - Rajgir – Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Delhi
If you are looking to plan a perfect holiday trip to India, visiting the Buddhist pilgrimage site would be the great experience you have ever enjoyed. You will get a chance to see the culture of Nawabs (kings) of medieval period along with holy birth place of Lord Buddha.
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Upon arrival at New Delhi International airport, get received and warm welcomed by our representative who will transfer you to your pre booked hotel. Check in to the hotel, enjoy the leisurely ambience and stay overnight.
Get ready to transfer to New Delhi railway station in early morning to board the Shatabdi train for Lucknow. Leave New Delhi at 0615 hrs. During your onboard journey to Lucknow, you will be offered breakfast and lunch. Arrival at Lucknow is scheduled at 1230 hrs. On arrival, our representative will receive you and take you to your booked hotel. Check-in to the hotel and retire for the day. In evening, get a chance to visit the wonderful Lucknow city which originally belongs to Nawabs (kings) of medieval period. Most of the ancient monuments, structured in Lucknow, are great example of amazing architecture and Nawabi culture. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Post breakfast in morning, check out the hotel and leave by road to Sravasti (180 Kms far away). Upon arrival at Sravasti, transfer to booked hotel. In afternoon, get ready for exciting excursion and visit Jetvanaram and Angulimal Caves. Overnight stay in hotel.
Post breakfast in morning, checkout from the hotel and drive to Lumbini, the main Buddhist pilgrimage site and the holy place in Nepal (190 kms away from here) where Load Budhdha was born. Upon arrival at Lumbini, transfer to hotel, check-in and retire for the day. Stay overnight in hotel.
Post breakfast in morning, start the day sightseeing with the visit to Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, has various temples including the Mayadevi temple and the Ashokan Pillar. In afternoon, drive to Kushinagar (130 kms, 4 hrs journey). Upon arrival at Kushinagar, head straight to Mahaparinirvana temple and Ramabha Stupa (Cremation centre). After sightseeing, Check-in to your booked hotel and retire for the day. Stay overnight in Hotel.
Post breakfast, leave by road to Patna and halt at enroute Vaishali, a holy place where Lord Buddha delivered his last sermon. Here you will have glimpse of Ananda Stupa and Asokan pillar at Kolhua. Later resume the journey and drive to Patna. Upon arrival at Patna, check in at the hotel and stay overnight.
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and leave by road for Bodhgaya. Halt at enroute Nalanda to visit Mauryan Empire. You will be offered complimentary lunch at tourist cafeteria of Nalanda. Resume the journey and go for Rajgir pilgrimage, an important Buddhist site where Lord Buddha spent 12 years and preached two of his sermons. Get a chance to visit Gridhkuta Peak (Lord Buddha spent many years meditating and preaching), Venuvanaram and Bimbisara Jail. Continue your drive to Bodhgaya. Up on arrival at Bodhgaya, check in to your booked hotel and retire for the day. Stay overnight in a hotel.
After breakfast in morning, embark on a full day sightseeing excursion of Bodhgaya and get a chance of visiting places like Mahabodhi Vihar temple (UNESCO declared world heritage pilgrimage sites related to the life of Gautama Buddha), Sujata Village, Niranajana River. Later come back to hotel and stay overnight.
After breakfast in morning, get ready and drive to Varanasi (250 kms), is one of the most sacred and oldest city in the world located at off shore the holy River Ganga. On arriving at Varanasi, get received and drive to your booked hotel. Spend some leisurely time in hotel and get ready to visit Bharat Mata Temple, a tranquil place constructed in 1936 by one of India’s freedom fighter. Thereafter, head straight to Dashashwamedha Ghat to view Vishwanath Temple and witness of the awesome Gange aarti, performed by group of priests in evening. Overnight stay at hotel.
Start your Varanasi excursion with Breathtaking Sunrise View at "Pancha Ganga Ghat" which is one of the most sacred sites, and believed to be the meeting point of five streams, viz the Ganga, the Yamuna, the Sarswati, the Kirana and the Dhutpapa, thereafter take a head straight toward Badhoi, hub of local industry, world famous for silk manufacturing and carpet weaving hub in Asia. Explore Badhoi and Rohtas to see silk manufacturing process. Later come back to hotel and stay overnight.
Post breakfast in morning; get ready to return for Delhi, Our representatives will transfer you to the Varanasi railway station to board the train for Delhi. Up on arrival at Delhi, You will be transferred to Delhi International airport to board the flight for your onward journey.