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Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

Day 01 -
Arrive Delhi
Today arrive at the international airport of Delhi, meet & greet with our representative, who will assist & give you briefing about your tour at the time of arrival & transfer to Hotel. Day is free for own activities. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 -
Delhi

Qutub MinarMorning breakfast at Hotel. Later visit some of the interesting sites of Delhi such as, Qutub Minar, Humanyun’s Tomb, Drive past President’s House, India Gate, Red fort. Later also visit Jamma Masjid & enjoy rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk, visit Raj Ghat - crimination site of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Nation. Overnight at Hotel. 

Day 03 -
Delhi – Lucknow

LucknowToday after breakfast transfer to Domestic airport of New Delhi to board flight for Lucknow. Arrive Lucknow airport & transfer to Hotel. Afterwards take a sightseeing tour of Lucknow visit; Jama Masjid, Rumi Darwaza, Chhota Immambara & Bara Immambara. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04 -
Lucknow – Shravasti

ShravastiHave breakfast at Hotel & commence drive to Shravasti which was once the capital of earliest Kosala kingdom. As lord Buddha performs here miracles, So this is very lucky place for Buddhists. Also “Hiuen Tsang” (Chinese Traveller) had mentioned regarding Pillar of Ashoka & Shravasti. King Ashoka was an earliest pilgrim & has left a pair of pillars here to remember his visit. Arrive Shravasti, check in to Hotel. Afterwards sightseeing of Shravasti visit; Pakki Kuti, Anandakuti ruins, Monastery Jetavana &   Sri Lankan, Myanmar, China & Thailand  Monasteries. Also visit temples of Jain & Sambhavnath. Overnight at Hotel.

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Day 05 -
Shravasti – Kapilvastu – Lumbini (Approx 180 Kms – 04 Hrs)

KapilvastuToday depart for Lumbini from Shravasti stopping en route to visit; Kapilvastu. This is the place where Lord Buddha spends his childhood & was the ancient capital of Kingdom Shakya. Also the birth place of Siddhartha. Continue drive to Lumbini. Upon arrival, check in at Hotel. Afterwards take a sightseeing tour of  Lord Buddha’s birth place Lumbini visit; temple of Maya Devi, Ashokan Pillar & Holy Garden. Ashokan Pillar was constructed by Emperor Ashok. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 06 -
Lumbini – Kushinagar (Approx 160 Kms – 03 ½ Hrs)

KushinagarMorning after breakfast drive to Kushinagar. This is the site where Lord Buddha gain Maharparinivana & also the ancient capital of Malla dynasty. Many travelers form China had also mentioned about Kushinager in their travel books. Arrive Kushinagar, Check in at Hotel. Afterwards visit; Nirvana stupa, Watthai temple, Ramabhar stupa, Mathakuar temple, Maharparinivana temple & Museum of Buddha. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 07 -
Kushinagar – Vaishali – Patna

VaishaliHave breakfast at Hotel & drive to Patna en route visit Vaishali. This is the place where Lord Buddha had delivered his final sermon & also it is a place of birth of Mahavira (Jain Guru). Continue drive to Patna having the Mahatma Gandhi Seti, one of the longest bridges in the world. The earliest name of Patna was Pataliputra.  Upon arrival check in at Hotel. This city was the capital of Maurya, Nanda, Gupta & Sunga in earlier day. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08 -
Patna – Nalanda – Rajgir – Bodhgaya

NalandaHave breakfast at Hotel. Later drive to Bodhgaya stopping en route to visit one of the world’s great Nalanda University. Also visit Museum & the Great Stupa. Further drive to Rajgir which was an ancient capital of Magadha. Jain Guru Mahavira spent some times here, Hence it is also important place for Jains. Also the first Buddhist council was held in Rajgir. Continue drive to Bodhgaya. Upon arrival, Check in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

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Day 09 -
Bodhgaya

Mahabodhi TempleMorning start sightseeing of Bodhgaya which is one of the most important destinations of Buddhist Pilgrim.  Visit the Mahabodhi Temple, where Buddha attained enlightenment & set out on his life of preaching. Also visit Bodhi tree - under which Buddha mediated on the immoderation of life & Archaeological Museum. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10 -
Bodhgaya – Varanasi

VaranasiToday depart for Varanasi from Bodhgaya. Upon arrival, check in at Hotel. Evening take a rikshaw ride to see Aarti on the Ghats of river Ganges. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11 -
Varanasi – Sarnath – Varanasi

VaranasiEarly morning boat ride on the River Ganges to see the scenic view of Ghats with sunrise & cremation site. Return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, city tour of Varanasi; visit Sarnath – This is the place where Lord Buddha delivered first sermon & Museum. Also visit some important temples; like Bharat Mata temple with a big relief map of India in Marble, Durga temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Benaras Hindu University which has an art gallery & the mosque of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 12 -
Varanasi – Delhi

Morning after breakfast transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. Arrive New Delhi & transfer to Hotel. Day is free for shopping or for own activities. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 13 -
Delhi (Departure)

Today transfer to International airport to board flight for onwards destination.

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