Dambadiva : Arr Bodhgaya & Depp From Varanasi

Duration : 07 Night / 08 Days

Destination Covered : Bodhgaya – Rajgir – Nalanda – Kushinagar – Lumbini - Saravasti – Varanasi – Bodhgaya out

Mahabodhi TempleMahabodhi Temple

DAY 01 : Arrival Gaya
Afternoon Arrival Gaya International Airport by Mihin Lanka Airlines . Meet & greet on arrival and transfer to hotel. Evening free for own activities or visit to mahabodhi temple for prayer ( If client want ) Early Dinner at hotel and overnight at bodhgay hotel .

DAY 02 : Bodhgaya
Early morning visit Mahabodhi temple to offer Gee Rice Pooja (Kiripidu Dhana). Thereafter return to hotel. After breakfast, full day sightseeing tour at Bodhgaya, visiting the place like Mahabodhi temple - The Bodhi tree, situated in the premises of the temple, is the one under which Buddha attained illumination. Lunch at hotel. After lunch visit to Sujata Village, Niranajana River, various monasteries, Dinner and overnight at Hotel in BodhGaya

DAY 03 : Bodhgaya / Rajgir – Nalanda / Bodhgaya
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At 0700 hrs after breakfast drive to Rajgir .Reaches Rajgir at 0900 hrs (from Bodhgaya which is 85 s) Rajgir is la site of great Sanctity and significance for Buddhists. Afternoon visit Gridhakuta Hill, Bimbisara jail & Ajatashatru's Fort.

Drive to Nalanda, which is 12kms. Drive (15 minuts), and It was one of the oldest Universities of the World & International Centre for Buddist Studies., Nalanda was one of the greatest monastic universities of the ancient world University established in 5th century BC. It is believed that Lord Buddha and also the founder of Jainism religion Lord Mahavir taught at this university for years. There is even a monument to facilitate Chinese traveler monk and writer Hiuen Tsang who studied at this university in the 7th century A.D
Lunch at Nalanda Cafetaria. evenining drive back to bodhgaya ( 105 KMS , 02.5 Hrs Drive )on arrival check in at hotel. Dinner at hotel and O/N at bodhgaya.

DAY 04 : Bodhgaya / Kushinagar
Early Morning drive to Kushinagar Lunch on way at local restaurant or packed ( 09 hrs drive) Kushinagar (The Place where Buddha entered perfect tranquility - the state of Mahaparinirvana ).On arrival transfer to hotel .
After short break , if time permit evening visit Mahaparinirvana temple , the huge statue of the Reclining Buddha, Mukutbandhana, come back to hotel for Dinner and Overnight stay at kushinagar hotel
MahaparinirvanaMahaparinirvana

DAY 05 : Kushinagar - Lumbini
breakfast at hotel then leave from hotel to visit Mahaparinirvana temple & Rambhar stupa , After early lunch at hotel or pacaked
drive to Lumbini (180 kms / apprx 6 hrs drive), Arrival Lumbini & transfer to hotel Dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 06 : Lumbini - Sravasti
After breakfast then visit to the Birth place of Lord Buddha. Shakyamuni Buddha was born in Lumbini, in southern Nepal, two thousand five hundred years ago. Since his time, Nepal has been a sacred ground for Buddhist as the birth place of Buddha. After an early Lunch drive srawasti ( 190 kms , 05 hrs drive )
Arrive & transfer to hotel , dinner & overnight at hotel

DAY 07 : Sravasti / Varanasi
After Breakfast at hotel , visit to Jetvanaram and Angulimal Caves. After visit, back to hotel for early lunch / packed . then drive to Varnasi ( 08 / 09 hrs drive ) arrive & transfer to hotel
Dinner & over night at hotel ,

LumbiniLumbini
DAY 08 : Varanasi / Departure
Early morning visit the holy river Ganges. Than back to hotel for breakfast. Excursion to Sarnath - where Buddha preached his first sermon after he had attained enlightenment at Bodhgaya. Next visit to Dhamekha Stupa, The Dhamekha Stupa is the most remarkable and massive structure at Sarnath. Built partly in stone and partly in brick, the Dhamekha Stupa is 28 meter in diameter at the base and 43.6 meter in height. The stone facing the lower part is decorated with delicate floral carvings of Gupta period. Tour continues to visit Deer Park. Back to Varanasi hotel for Lunch. After lunch transfer to Airport for taking your destination Flight.

 

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