Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
Destination Covered : Delhi – Lucknow - Sravasti – Lumbini – Kushinagar – Patna – Nalanda – Rajgir – Bodhgaya – Varanasi – Delhi
Duration : 09 Night / 10 Days
DAY 01 : Arrive in Delhi
Welcome on arrival at IGI int'l airport by Magadh Tours representative. Meet & assist, transfer to Hotel.
DAY 02 : Delhi - Lucknow by Train & Lucknow – Sravasti
Early morning transfer to New Delhi railway station with packed breakfast to catch the Train Shatabdi Express for Lucknow, leaving New Delhi at 06:15 hrs. Arrival Lucknow at 12:30 hrs. On arrival, transfer to hotel for Lunch, after then drive to Sravasti (180 Kms, 4:30 hours). Sravasti is the place, where Lord Buddha spent his 24 monsoon Season. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 03 : Sravasti – Lumbini
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to visit Jetvanaram and Ananda Bodhi Tree. After lunch drive to the Lumbini (225 Kms, 5 - 6 hrs.). Lumbini is in Nepal – Kindly obtain double entry visa for India & single entry visa for Nepal. Lumbini is one of the holiest places of Buddhism. Arrival Lumbini, transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 04 : Lumbini – Kushinagar
Morning breakfast at hotel and visit the birth place of Lord Buddha. After Lunch, drive to Kushinagar (180 kms, 4 hrs.). Arrival Kushinagar, transfer to Hotel. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Kushinagar.
DAY 05 : Kushinagar – Vaishali – Patna
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to visit Mahaparnirvana Temple (The place, where Lord Buddha breathed his last) and Ramabhar Stupa (Cremation center of Lord Buddha) and Japan Temple. After visit, drive to Patna, Enroute visit Kesariya Stupa, & Vaishali (The Ashokan Pillar). On Arrival Patna, check-into the hotel, dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 06 : Patna – Rajgir – Nalanda – Bodhgaya
Breakfast at Hotel. Drive to Bodhgaya, En-route Visit Nalanda, The ruins of ancient university & museum. Rajgir, visit Gridhkutta, Venuvanaram & Bimbisar prison. After lunch, drive to Bodhgaya. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Bodhgaya.
DAY 07 : Bodhgaya
Full day at Bodhgaya, Proceed to visit MahaBodhi Temple, Sujata Village, Niranjana River & various international monasteries. All meals & O/N at a hotel in Bodhgaya.
DAY 08 : Bodhgaya – Varanasi
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Varanasi (300 Kms). On arrival check in to the hotel. After lunch, proceed to Sarnath (14 Kms), Visit Dhamekha Stupa, Deer park & museum (Closed on Friday). Back to hotel, Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Varanasi.
DAY 09 : Varanasi – Delhi by flight – Departure
Early morning boat ride on the holy river Ganga, back to hotel for Breakfast. After breakfast free for shopping, Varanasi is famous for its silk products. Timely transfer to airport to catch flight for Delhi. On arrival Delhi, Meet & assist proceed to visit India Gate, President House, and Parliament House. Timely transfer to airport to catch the flight for onwards destination.
DAY 10 : Arrive Home.
Arrive sweet Home.