Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 7N-8D Kolkata

Destination Covered : Kolkata - Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Varanasi - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Sravasti - Lucknow

Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days

DAY 01 : Arr. Kolkata:
Welcome garland on arrival. Meet & assist, drive to Bodhgaya (500 Kms. / 10 Hrs. drive). Overnight on coach.

DAY 02 : Arrive Bodhgaya:
Morning arrive Bodhgaya, transfer to hotel. After breakfast, day free for leisure. After lunch visit MahaBodhi Temple, Sujata Village, Niranjana River & Various International Monasteries. Dinner & Overnight at a hotel In Bodhgaya.

DAY 03 : Bodhgaya - Rajgir – Nalanda - Rajgir - Bodhgaya:
Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to Rajgir - is la site of great Sanctity and significance for Buddhists. Afternoon proceed to visit Gridhkutta Hill, Bimbisar jail & Ajatashatru's Fort. Lunch will be served at Rajgir and then will drive toward Nalanda, which is 12kms. Drive (15 minutes). It was one of the oldest Universities of the World & International Centre for Buddhist Studies, Nalanda was one of the greatest monastic universities of the ancient world University established in 5th century BC.. After visit drive back to Bodhgaya. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Bodhgaya.

DAY 04 : Bodhgaya – Varanasi:
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 05 : Varanasi – Kushinagar:
Early morning boat ride on Holy River the Ganges with picturesque view of sunrise. Back to hotel for breakfast. After then drive to Kushinagar (approx. 260 Kms. / 7 hrs. drive). Lunch will be served enroute in a nice motel. On arrival, Kushinagar check in to the hotel. Dinner & overnight at a hotel in Kushinagar.

DAY 06 : Kushinagar – Lumbini :
Breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit Mahaparnirvana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Ramabhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha). Lunch at hotel. After lunch drive toward Lumbini 170 kms. / approx. 04 hrs. drive) to Lumbini (in Nepal). Kindly obtain double entry visa for India & single entry visa for Nepal. On arrival, check in at hotel. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Lumbini.

DAY 07 : Lumbini – Sravasti:
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to visit Holy Birth place of Lord Buddha. After visit back to Hotel. Lunch at hotel. Drive to Sravasti (200 Kms. / 5 hrs. drive). On arrival, transfer to hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Sravasti.

DAY 08 : Sravasti – Lucknow – Delhi + Dep.
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed for visit Saheth (Jetvanaram) & Maheth (Angulimal Caves). Lunch at hotel and then will drive to Lucknow (170 Kms. /04 Hrs. drive). On arrival transfer to railway station to connect the train for Delhi. On arrival Delhi, transfer to airport to connect the flight for onward destination.