Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 8N-10D
Destination Covered : Delhi – Lucknow - Sravasti – Lumbini – Kushinagar – Patna – Nalanda – Rajgir – Bodhgaya – Varanasi – Delhi
Duration : 08 Nights / 10 Days
DAY 01 : Arrive Delhi (NO Meals)
Arrival at New Delhi International airport, welcome and assistances then transfer to Hotel. Overnight in a hotel at Delhi.
DAY 02 : Delhi - Lucknow by Train & Lucknow – Sravasti (B/L/D)
Early morning transfer to New Delhi railway station with pack breakfast to catch the train for Lucknow, leaving New Delhi at 0615 hrs. Arrival Lucknow at 1230 hrs. Transfer to restaurant for lunch. Then drive to Sravasti (180 Kms, 4:30 hrs.). Arrival Sravasti, transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Sravasti.
DAY 03 : Sravasti – Lumbini (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel then visit Jetvanaram and Angulimal Caves. Back to hotel for lunch after lunch drive to Lumbini (190 kms, 5 - 6 hrs.). Lumbini is at Nepal. Arrival Lumbini, transfer to hotel, check-in, Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 04 : Lumbini – Kushinagar (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel then visit birth place of Lord Buddha. Lunch will be served at Hotel. After lunch drive to Kushinagar (130 kms, 4 hrs.). Arrival Kushinagar, transfer to Mahaparnirvana temple and Ramabhar Stupa (Cremation Centre). Check-in hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 05 : Kushinagar – Vaishali – Patna (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Patna (280 kms, 07 hrs.) with pack lunch, enroute visit Vaishali. Arrival Patna, check-in hotel, dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 06 : Patna – Rajgir – Nalanda – Bodhgaya (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Nalanda (85 kms), visit ruins of ancient university. Then drive to Rajgir (15 kms). On arrival, lunch will be served at hotel. Then visit Gridhkutta Peak, Venuvanaram and Bimbisar Jail. Drive to Bodhgaya. Arrival Bodhgaya (65 kms), transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Bodhgaya.
DAY 07 :Bodhgaya (B/L/D)
Full day sightseeing at Bodhgaya, visiting places like MahaBodhi temple, Sujata Village, Niranjana River. All meals and overnight at hotel.
DAY 08 :Bodhgaya – Varanasi (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Varanasi (250 kms). On arrival check in to the hotel and then proceed to Sarnath (14 kms), Visit Dhamekha Stupa and Deer park. Back to Varanasi. Check-in hotel, Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Varanasi.
DAY 09 :Varanasi – Delhi by flight – Departure (B/L/D)
Early morning boat ride on the holy river Ganges, back to hotel for Breakfast. After breakfast free for shopping, Varanasi is famous for its silk products. Lunch at hotel, timely transfer to airport to catch flight for Delhi. On arrival Delhi proceed for Dinner at a local Restaurant and then departure transfer to airport to catch the onward flight.
DAY 10 :Arrive Home.
Arrive sweet Home.