Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour (Tour Code : BPT2)

Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days

Destination covered: Delhi – Saravasti – Lumbini – Kushinagar – Patna – Nalanda – Rajgir – Bodhgaya – Varanasi – Agra – Delhi

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Day 01: Arrive Delhi
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 - Saravasti
Early morning transfer to New Delhi railway station with pack breakfast to Lucknow, leaving New Delhi at 0615 hrs. Arrival Lucknow at 1230 hrs. Transfer to hotel 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: Saravasti – Lumbini
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
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 Mahaparinirvana temple and Ramabha Stupa (Cremation centre). Check-in hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

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Day 05: Kushinagar – Vaishali – Patna
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
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Nalanda (85 kms), visit ruins of ancient university. Lunch will be served at Nalanda tourist cafeteria. After lunch drive to Rajgir (15 kms), visit Gridhkuta Peak, Venuvanaram and Bimbisara Jail. Drive to Bodhgaya. Arrival Bodhgaya (65 kms), transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Bodhgaya.

Day 07: Bodhgaya
Full day sightseeings at Bodhgaya, visiting places like Mahabodhi temple, Sujata Village, Niranajana River. All meals and overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Bodhgaya – Varanasi
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Varanasi (250 kms). On arrival check in to the hotel and then proceed to Sarnath (14
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kms), Visit Dhamekha Stupa and Deer park. Back to Varanasi. Check-in hotel, Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Varanasi.

Day 09:- Varanasi / Agra (B/L/D)
By Overnight Train D: 1550 / A: 0545 + 1 Early morning boat ride on the holy river Ganges. Then back to hotel for breakfast. After that proceed to vuisit Varanasi city, temple, shopping in Varanasi for silk stuff's. Late afternoon transfer Varanasi airport to catch train for Agra with packed dinner. Overnight in Train.

Day 10:- Arrive Agra (B/L/D)
Arrive Agra early morning. Met and transfer to hotel. After wash n change and breakfast will proceed for sightseeing of Agra visit one of the world's most popular monument – Taj Mahal (it is closed on every Friday) built by Mughal Emperor Shah- Jehan for his Empress Mumtaj Mahal. The construction believed to have taken 22 years to complete with over 20,000 craftmen working round the clock. Back hotel for Lunch. Now proceed for sightseeing tour of magnificent

Agra Fort- built at the bank of Yamuna river, is situated in the center of the town. Various styles of the architecture are evident within the fort & demonstrate the love of Mughal Emperors towards building beautiful monuments. Evening free for shopping. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 11:- Agra - Delhi Departure(B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Delhi. On arrival Delhi, transfer to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch city tour of Delhi, visiting places like India Gate, drive pass Parliament building, President House. Evening proceed for dinner at a local restaurant. After dinner transfer to IGI airport to catch flight for onward journey

Day 12:- Arrival Home country

 

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