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Home » Tour Packages » Bihar » Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
   
BIHAR - BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR  
08 Days / 09 Days
BI-002
 

Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Lumbini - Kushinagar - Kapilvastu - Sravasti - Balrampur - Lucknow

 
Kapilvastu kushinagar lumini nalanda
 
Day 01: VARANASI
On arrival in Varanasi, you are transferred to the hotel. The afternoon half-day city tour of Varanasi includes a visit to Benaras Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple, Vishwanath Temple etc. Overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.
 
Day 02: VARANASI - BODHGAYA
 
Get a real feeling of Varanasi-the gates to Moksha, by early morning boat ride on River Ganges. Later in the morning you are driven to Bodhgaya, visiting Sarnath on the way. Arrival at Bodhgaya follows check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
     
Day 03: BODHGAYA  
 
The day begins with sightseeing of Bodhgaya and later excursion to Rajgir and Nalanda. Rajgir is an important Buddhist pilgrimage place. Nalanda was a great center of Buddhist learning in ancient times.
 
Day 04: BODHGAYA - VAISHALI - KUSHINAGAR
 
From Bodhgaya proceed to Vaishali. Lord Buddha delivered his last sermon and announced his impending " Nirvana". Highlights of Vaishali include the Ashoka Pillar, Lotus tank and Chaumukhi. The next destination after Vaishali is Kushinagar. Arrival at Kushinagar follows check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.
 
Day 05: KUSHINAGAR - LUMBINI
 
Excursion at Kushinagar starts with a visit to the Mahanirvana Temple and follows visits to the modern Japan/Srilanka Buddhist center and monasteries. Thereafter proceed to Lumbini (the place where Lord Buddha was born). Overnight stay at hotel in Lumbini.
 
Day 06: LUMBINI - KAPILVASTU - SRAVASTI
 
In the morning, visit the Ashoka pillar (249 BC), Mayadevi temple, the ruins of an old monastery and some new Stupas. In the afternoon you will be driven to Sravasti, where lies the extensive ruins of this ancient city and the famous Jetavana Monastery. On arrival at Sravasti, you will be transferred to hotel for overnight stay.
 
Day 07: SRAVASTI - LUCKNOW
 
In the morning a city tour of Sravasti is arranged and later you will be driven to Lucknow. Check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.
 
Day 08: LUCKNOW
 
Morning city tour of Lucknow covers Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and other historical monuments. In the evening transfer to Airport for flight to Delhi. On arrival transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
 
Day 09: Departure Delhi
 
Departure/transfer to International Airport to take flight for onward journey.
 

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