BUDDHA CIRCUIT TOUR
DELHI – AGRA – JAIPUR – DELHI – VARANASI – BODHGAYA – RAJGIR – NALANDA – VAISHALI – KUSHINAGAR – LUMBINI – KAPILVASTU – SRAVASTI – LUCKNOW – DELHI / DEPARTURE
Duration : 12 NIGHTS / 13 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 – AGRA
On Day 03, after brekfast drive to Agra. On arrival check in at hotel. Later visit Agar fort a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Itmad –Ud-Daulah and Taj Mahal. Overnight Agra.
Day 04: AGRA – FATHEPUR SIKRI – JAIPUR
After breakfast & Check out from the hotel drive to Jaipur. Enroute visit Fathepur Sikri a world Heritage site the attraction covers Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Panchmahal, Birbal house and Jodha Bhai Palace.
Later continue drive to Jaipur. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 05: JAIPUR
After enjoying healthy breakfast, proceed for a full day sightseeing visit Amber fort (ascending the fort by Elephant), City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal. Afternoon explore local market, Jaipur si generally famous for Gold and Silver Jewellery, Silk Saris, Wooden Handicrafts and carpets. Overnight Jaipur.
Day 06: JAIPUR – DELHI – VARNASI / DEPARTURE
Post breakfast in the morning and check out from the hotel drive to Delhi. On arrival Delhi Transfer to airport to board on flight to Varanasi. On arrival Varanasi meeting assistance and transfer to hotel. Overnight 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 – RAJGIR – NALANDA – VAISHALI
After breakfast and c heck out from the hotel proceed to Rajgir is a place of great significance for Buddhists and Janis. Lord Buddha spent 12 years at Rajgir and the first Buddhist council was held here. From Rajgir you will be driven to Nalanda (20 km.). Nalanda was a great center of learning in ancient time. Nalanda was one of the greatest monastic university of the ancient world. Later continue drive to Vaishali. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight Vaishali.
Day 11: VAISHALI – KUSHINAGAR
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Vaishali and then proceed to Kushinagar. Kushinagar is the place where Buddha had passed into Pari-nirvana and therefore is a prominent Buddhist site. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight Kushinagar.
Day 12: KUSHINAGAR – LUMBINI – KAPILVASTU – SRAVASTI
After breakfast drive to visit Lumbini, Lumbini The birthplace of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Lumbini lies in the foothills of the Himalayas in Nepal. Later continue drive to Sravasti. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight Sravasti
Day 13: SRAVASTI – LUCKNOW – DELHI / DEPARTURE
After breakfast drive to Lucknow. On arrival Lucknow transfer to airport board on flight to Delhi for your onward destination with the happy memories of your tour and our services.