Indianholiday brings to you a journey that will tread the path which Buddha once traveled. Around 2,000 years ago, Lord Buddha travelled from Nepal and made several halts in between in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh during his hunt to attain the meaning of life. The Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour is a 10 day journey that covers Delhi, Varanasi, Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, Patna, Vaishali, Kushinagar, Lumbini and Sravasti. Embark on a journey that will acquaint with the account of a human being who revolutionized the ancient society of India with his teachings.
Upon your arrival at the airport, Our tour representative will assist you in smooth transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Embark on a full day sightseeing tour of New Delhi covering Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Parliament House, Red Fort, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Gandhi Memorial, Humayun’s Tomb and the Qutub Minar Complex. Stay overnight in the hotel. (B)
Post breakfast in the morning, you’ll be transferred to the airport to board your flight to Varanasi. By afternoon, you’ll reach Varanasi followed by assisted transfer to the hotel. Later embark on a sightseeing tour of Sarnath. It is the place where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon in the Deer Park. Stay overnight in Varanasi. (B)
Post an early morning breakfast in the hotel, you’ll be transferred to Bodhgaya. It is one of the most revered Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India because Lord Buddha attained enlightenment here. Post a full day sightseeing excursion of this area. You will also find the descendant of the Bodhi tree under which Lord Buddha meditated. Stay overnight at the hotel. (B)
Post breakfast in the morning, hit the road to Vaishali. On the way, visit Nalanda & Rajgir. While Rajgir was the capital city of ancient city Bihar (Magadha), Nalanda was the most renowned university for education in the ancient times. Stay overnight at the hotel in Patna. (B)
Post breakfast in the morning, leave on a road to Vaishali. On reaching Vaishali, visit Ashoka pillar, Monkey tank, Ruins of Buddha and original Stupa. Later, hit the road to Kushinagar- the place where Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana. The famous attractions of this place are the Mukutbandhan Stupa and the beautiful statue of the reclining Buddha. Upon arrival at Kushinagar, you’ll be transferred to the hotel. Later, visit Mahaparinirvana Temple and Matha Kunwar Stupa. Stay overnight in Kushinagar. (B)
Post breakfast in the morning, explore Mahaparinirvana temple & Stupas. Later, leave by road to Lumbini for transfer to the hotel. It was the birth place of Lord Buddha. In the evening, embark on a sightseeing excursion of Lumbini including a visit to the birth place of Lord Buddha. Stay overnight in Lumbini. (B)
Post breakfast, hit the road to Sravasti- the capital city of the ancient kingdom of Kosala. In this city, Lord Buddha reside for about 24 years in the Jetvana Gardens. Visit Saheth- Maheth and Jetvan. Stay overnight in Sravasti. (B)
Post breakfast in the morning, leave by road for Varanasi. On reaching Varanasi, you’ll be transferred to the hotel. Spend your time at leisure in the evening. Stay overnight in Varanasi. (B)
Enjoy some free time in the morning. In the afternoon, you’ll be provided assisted transfer to the airport to board flight to Delhi. (B)