Buddhist Circuit Tour Package from Delhi
Day 01 :- Delhi – Lucknow – Shravasti (200 KM, 4 Hrs By Train)
Arrive Delhi and transfer to the airport for connecting flight to Lucknow or connect train to Lucknow
guest will be received at Lucknow Railway Station.
Arrival Pick up followed by lunch in Lucknow and drive to Shravasti. Check-in to the hotel. Have dinner and night stay at hotel in Sravasti.
Day 02:-Sravasti-Local Tour-Saheth & Maheth – Lumbini (225 KM, 5Hrs)
Breakfast Check out Sightseeing of Sheth ( Jetvanaram) & Mahesh (Angulimal Caves).
You can also visit other Sightseeing of Shravasti like Jetavana Vihara, Anandha Bodhi Tree, Monasteries, Angulimala’s Stupa, and Anathapindika’s Stupa.
Proceed to Lumbini ( Nepal) . Kindly obtain a double /multiple entry visas for India & single entry visa for Nepal. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Dinner and night stay at hotel in Lumbini.
Day 03 :- Lumbini – Birthplace of Lord Buddha – Local Sightseeing – Kushinagar (180 KM, 4 Hrs)
After breakfast, we will visit Holy Birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama. Later drive to other local sightseeing of Lumbini like Maya Devi Temple, Eternal Peace Flame, Lumbini Museum, Thai Buddhist Monastery and Myanmar Golden Temple.
Thereafter, drive to Kushinagar. Have dinner and night stay at hotel in Kushinagar.
Day 04:- Kushinagar – Mahaparinirvana Temple – Kesariya (150 KM, 3 Hrs) – Vaishali (120KM, 2 Hrs)- Last Sermon Place of Lord Buddha -Patna ( 50 KM, 1 Hr)
Breakfast check out visit Local Sightseeing of Kushinagar like Mahaparinirvana Temple ( where Buddha took his last breath) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of lord Buddha) and Japan Temple.
Thereafter, drive to Patna en-route visit Kesaria to cover Biggest Ancient Buddhist Stupa – Kesaria Stupa . Again drive to visit the Last Sermon Place of Lord Buddha in Vaishali. Later, visit other Sightseeing of Vaishali like Ashokan Pillar, Ananda Stupa, Abhishek Pushkaran, Buddha Stupas, Kutagar Shala Vihara.
Continue, drive to Patna .Arrival Check-in to hotel. Dinner and night stay in Patna.
Day 05 :-Patna – Nalanda (100 KM, 2.5Hrs) – Nalanda University – Rajgir (40 KM, 1 Hr) – Griddhakuta- Bodhgaya(80 KM,2Hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Nalanda to visit Nalanda University Archaeological Complex. After the walk around the ruins, visit the Xuan Zang Memorial Hall which is a Chinese Pagoda.
Later, drive to Rajgir, capital of the ancient Magadha Kingdom, and pilgrimage for Buddhists. The Japanese Buddhists have built the massive World Peace Stupa on the Ratnagiri Hill. The stupa has statues of Buddha at the four stages of his life – birth, enlightenment, teaching, and death. Griddhakuta (Vulture Peak) is another site where Lord Buddha stopped by to preach. Also, visit Venuvanaram and Bimbisar Prison.
Later, drive to Bodhgaya. Have dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Bodhgaya.
Day 06 :-: Bodhgaya – Local sightseeing to Mahabodhi Temple & Bodhi Tree – Gaya (12 KM, 30 Min)
Breakfast, sightseeing of Lord Buddha Temple (Mahabodhi Temple) and Bodhi Tree under which Lord Buddha got enlightenment and Buddhist Monasteries.
The Mahabodhi Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and world-famous Buddhist Pilgrimage place in India built adjacent to the site of enlightenment in the 6th century AD.
Later, visit Dungeshwari Cave Temples also known as the Mahakala Caves. Lord Buddha underwent years of penance here before he descended to Bodhgaya. Also cover, Sujata Village Temple
Drive back to Bodhgaya. Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay at hotel in Bodhgaya.
Day 07:-Bodhgaya-Varanasi (300 KM, 6 Hrs)- Evening Ganga Aarti Ceremony
After Breakfast, drive to Varanasi. Check-in to the hotel.
In the evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life of participating in Ganga Arti at Dashaswamedh Ghat. Get a glimpse of the cultural diversity and social and religious activities being carried out at the Ganga Ghats.
Return to the hotel for dinner and night stay in Varanasi.
Day 08:-Varanasi-Morning Boat Ride- Sarnath (15KM, 30 Min)-First sermon place at Deer Park
Early morning we will go to feel the spirituality of Subah-e-Banaras in Varanasi in which you will enjoy Morning Boat Ride in the Ganges during sunrise. Experience the different Ghats of Varanasi. Each Ghat has its own history and value. Come back to the hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast, we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples at deer park ( Rishipattana).Other Local Sightseeing of Sarnath is the Buddha Temples, Dhamekha Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Mulagandh Kuti Vihara, and the Archaeological Museum.
Return back to the hotel. Have dinner and night stay at hotel in Varanasi.
Day 09 :-Varanasi – Drop to Airport/ Railway Station for Delhi
After breakfast, drop to Lal Bahadur Shastri, Varanasi Airport / Varanasi Cantt. Railway Station to board the flight or train for the onwards journey.Return with sweet memories of Holy Trip of Buddhist Circuit in India.
Other Buddhist Destinations in India
Arunachal Pradesh – Bomdila and Tawang
Sikkim – Kalimpong and Rumtek
Jammu & Kashmir – Ladakh, Harwan, Ambarani and Parihaspura
Himachal Pradesh – Spiti, Kinnaur and Dharamshala
Haryana – Stupa at Sugh, Yamunanagar and Asangh (Jind)
Madhya Pradesh – Sardarah, Sanchi and Murakott
Maharashtra – Karala, Ellora, Kanheri, Ajanta Caves, Pitalgora and Nasik Caves
West Bengal – Darjeeling and Kolkata (Indian Museum)
Andhra Pradesh – Amravati, Salihunda, Borrah Caves and Nagarjunkonda
- – Commercial vehicle which Includes all Tax, Toll tax, Parking, Driver night charges, State-Tax, Nepal tax (Lumbini)
- – Pickup and Drop to/from Railway station/Airport
- – Hotel as per mention in the Hotel tab with the selected plan (Twin sharing room)
- – One Boat ride for about 45 min which covers all major Ghats of Varanasi ( At time of morning sunrise)
- – Complimentary Mineral water (one bottle per day per person).
- – Any personal expenditure like a tip, Pooja etc.
- – Guide charges , visa charges
- – Any Entrance Ticket
- – Any Train/Flight Ticket
- – GST as actual
Price: On Requers
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India & Nepal Combined Buddhist Circuit
Duration: 08 Nights & 09 Days