Buddha Trail Tour
Destination Covered : Delhi - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Sravasti - Lucknow - Delhi
Duration : 10 Night / 12 Days
DAY 01 : Arrive in Delhi
Welcome on arrival at IGI airport by Magadh Tours Representative. Meet & assist, transfer to Hotel. O/N at a hotel in Delhi.
DAY 02 : Delhi - Agra – Delhi
Early morning, transfer to railway station to board the air conditioned superfast Gatiman Express train for Agra, Breakfast in the train, and Arrive Agra in approx. 2 Hours, Meet assist at railway station and visit the world famous Taj Mahal,( Closed on every Friday) one of the Seven Wonders of the World surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men labored for over 17 years to build this memorial for Shah Jahan's beloved wife. After lunch visit The Magnificent Agra Fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. After visit, transfer to railway station to catch the train for Delhi. Dinner in a city restaurant. O/N at a hotel in Delhi.
DAY 03 : Delhi – Varanasi (By Flight)
Breakfast at hotel, Transfer to airport to catch the flight for Varanasi. On arrival, Meet & assist Transfer to hotel. After lunch, Excursion to Sarnath, Visit Dhamekha stupa, Deer Park & Museum (Closed on Friday) After visit back to Hotel. Dinner & O/N at a hotel In Varanasi.
DAY 04 : Varanasi – Bodhgaya
Early morning boat ride on Holy river the Ganges, Back to Hotel for breakfast. After then drive to Bodhgaya. Bodhgaya – One of the most important and scared Buddhist Pilgrimage center in the world. It was here under a banyan tree, the Maha Bodhi tree/ temple. Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha, Enlightened one. Bodhgaya situated near the river Niranjana, is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage center since it was here that Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. Visit Mahabodhi Temple, Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Bodhgaya.
DAY 05 : At Bodhgaya.
Full day at Bodhgaya, Proceed to Visit Sujata Village, Niranjana river & various international monasteries. All meals & O/N at a hotel in Bodhgaya.
DAY 06 : Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda – Vaishali
Breakfast at Hotel. Drive to Rajgir, visit Gridhkutta, Venuvanaram & Bimbisar Prison. After lunch, drive to Nalanda, visit the ruins of ancient university & museum. Drive continue, on arrival Vaishali, transfer to hotel. O/N at a hotel in Vaishali.
DAY 07 : Vaishali – Kushinagar
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed to visit the Vaishali – Lord Buddha visited the Vaishali preached his last sermon, Vaishali hosted the second great Buddhist council. Visit Ashokan Pillar, Relic stupa. After lunch drive to Kushinagar. Enroute visit Kesariya Stupa. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Kushinagar.
DAY 08 : Kushinagar- Lumbini
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to visit Mahaparinirvana Temple, where Lord Buddha breathed his last. Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha). After lunch, drive to Lumbini. Lumbini is in Nepal, kindly obtain double entry visa for Indian & single entry visa for Nepal. On arrival, Transfer to Hotel. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Lumbini.
DAY 09 : Lumbini – Sravasti via Kapilvastu
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to visit the Holy Birth Place of Lord Buddha, The Maya Devi Temple & international monasteries. After lunch drive Sravasti, Enroute visit Kapilvastu. On arrival, Sravasti, Transfer to Hotel. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Sravasti.
DAY 10 : Sravasti - Lucknow (by surface) Lucknow - Delhi By afternoon Train
Breakfast at hotel Proceed to visit Jetvanaram & Angulimal cave. After then drive to Lucknow. On arrival, transfer to Railway station to catch the Train for Delhi. Dinner on board Train. On arrival Delhi, Transfer to Hotel. O/N at a hotel in Delhi.
DAY 11 : Delhi – Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for sightseeing of New Delhi, the Capital city of India, A symbol of the country's rich past and thriving present, Delhi showcases an ancient culture and a rapidly modernizing country, Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President's House, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Akshardham Temple, The magnificent Hindu Temple, Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Evening transfer to airport to board the onward flight.
DAY 12 : Arrival at home Country
Arrives with sweet memories.