THE BUDDHA TRAIL TOUR
DELHI – LUCKNOW – SRAVASTI – LUMBINI – KUSHINAGAR – VARANASI – BODHGAYA – PATNA – DELHI/ DEPARTURE
Duration : 10 NIGHTS / 11 DAYS
Suggested tour itinerary is a flexible tour proposal and can be change as per the guest requirement. We provide tailor made itinerary as per the need of the guest if you want to add or remove any of the destination please advise us for modification so that you can enjoy best of your holidays in India.
Day 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive at IGI Delhi airport, meet and greet by ITM representative and transfer to hotel. Where our representative will assist you to check in at hotel and later explain the tour schedueld in detail and handover all the tour related documents to you. Rest of the day free to relax at hotel. Overnight at the hotel
Day 02: DELHI
After breakfast at hotel get ready for exploring the vibrant city with some wonderfull sightseeing, start the sightseeing with New Delhi Visit Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Parliament house, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb Etc.
After lunch proceed for the sightseeing of Old Delhi Visit Rajghat, Jama Masjid & Chandni chowk Market. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: DELHI – LUCKNOW (FLIGHT) – SRAVASTI
Post breakfast transfer to airport to board on flight to Lucknow. On arrival Lucknow meeting assistance and drive to Sravasti. On arrival Sravasti check in at hotel. overnight Sravasti.
Day 04: SRAVASTI – LUMBINI
After breakfast visit Sahet Mahet, capital of ancient Kingdom of Kosala, Jetvana Vihar & Buddhist temples. Later leave Sravasti for Lumbini. Arrive Lumbini, transfer to hotel. Lumbini is the place where Lord Buddha was born. Overnight in Lumbini.
Day 05: LUMBINI – KUSHINAGAR
After breakfast visit Mayadevi temple, Ashokan Pillar & stupas. Leave Lumbini for Kushinagar. Arrive Kushinagar, transfer to hotel. Kushinagar is the place where Buddha entered perfect tranquillity the state of MahaPariNirvana. Overnight in Kushinagar.
Day 06: KUSHINAGAR – VARANASI
Morning visit MahaPari Nirvana temple & Ramabhar Stupa (cremation place of Lord Buddha). After breakfast leave Kushinagar for Varanasi . On arrival check in at hotel. Sarnath, near Varanasi is the place where Lord Buddha preached his first Sermon. Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 07: VARANASI – EXCURSION TO SARNATH
Get a real feeling of Varanasi-the gate to Moksha, by early morning boat ride on River Ganges. Later return to hotel for breakfast , after breakfast visit Benaras Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple, Vishwanath Temple etc.
Afternoon excursion visit to Sarnath. Sarnath is a city located 13 kilometres north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The deer park in Sarnath is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna. Evening sunset and the prayer offering rituals done along the banks. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: VARANASI – BODHGAYA
After breakfast drive to Bodhgaya, On arrival transfer to hotel. Bodhgaya- the place where Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment under the sacred Bodhi Tree. Overnight in Bodhgaya.
Day 09: BODHGAYA
After breakfast visit Full day tour of Bodhgaya visiting Mahabodhi Temple, Animeshlocan Chaiyata, Mohanta’s Monastery, Ratnagar, Archaeological Museum, Tibetan Monastery, Thai Temple & Monastery, International Buddhist House & Japanese Temple, Buddhist Monastery of Bhutan, The Burmese Temple, The Chinese Temple & Monastery. Overnight Bodhgaya.
Day 10: BODHGAYA – PATNA – DELHI (FLIGHT)
After breakfast Morning leave Bodhgaya for Patna, Enroute visiting Rajgir & Nalanda. Rajgir is a site of great sanctity and significance for Buddhists. Afternoon visit Gridhakuta Hill, Bimbisara jail. Drive to Nalanda which is 14 kms drive and it was one of the oldest Universities of the World & International Centre for Buddhist Studies. Drive to Patna which is 90 kms, on arrival at Patna transfer to airport to connect flight to Delhi. On arrival Delhi meeting assistance and transfer to hotel. Overnight Delhi.
Day 11: DELHI / DEPARTURE
After breakfast transfer to airport to board on flight for your onward destination with the happy memories of your tour and our services.