|Best Time||Oct - April|
|Routing||Delhi - Lucknow - Sravasti - Kapilvastu - Lumbini - Kushinagar - Vaishali - Patna - Nalanda - Rajgir - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Sarnath - Delhi departure|
The tour will take you through the pilgrimage to the heart of Buddhism in the footsteps of an exceptional standard. The Buddhist Circuit tour will give you knowledge of the most sacred places and the major stages of the life of Lord Buddha, who was born in Lumbini, and met enlightenment in Bodhgaya, and Sarnath, the place where he preached his first sermon. Kushinagar, where he gave his last teaching and where his body got Mahaparinirvana. Some more places related to Bhuddha's life are Sravasti, Vaishali, Rajgir and Nalanda. Nalanda was the biggest university before 323 BC. In this program we include major Buddhist sites as, Sravasti, Lumbini, Kushinagar, Bodhgaya, & Sarnath.
DAY 01 :
Upon arrival at New Delhi International airport, meet our representative and transfer to hotel for rest of the night.
DAY 02 :
Early in the morning transfer to domestic airport, take flight to Lucknow,
Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 03 :
Breakfast at hotel later proceed to Sravasti or Balrampur by surface. On arrival check in to the hotel, later visit to Sravasti
For the rest of the day vsiti local market and take an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 04 :
After an early breakfast drive to Lumbini, Nepal and cross the border of India and Nepal.
Upon arrival in Lumbini check in to the hotel and for rest of the time have some recreation. Overnight stay at the hotel in Lumbini
DAY 05 :
After breakfast, commence full day sightseeing of Lumbini Forest.
Once done, take an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 06 :
Early in the morning drive to India boarder, cross the border, do the formalities.
Rest of the time visit the local market and have an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 07 :
Early morning drive to Patna, en route visit Vaishali.
Later drive around 55 kms to Patna and on arrival check in to the hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 08 :
Moring drive to Bodhgaya, en route visit.
Continue to Bodhgaya and on arrival check in to the hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 09 :
Breakfast at the hotel and later visit
Rest of the time visit local market and monasteries.
DAY 10 :
Morning drive to Varanasi. On arrival check in to the hotel and later visit
At sunset, you will love watching the pilgrims paying homage to the Gods and the Ganges.
Rest of the time visit the local market and once done with the day's activities, take an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 11 :
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 12 :
In time departure transfer to airport take flight to Delhi, Upon arrival meet to our representative transfer to hotel for overnight.
Once done visiting the happening places, take an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 13 :
After breakfast full day sightseeing of combined New and Old Delhi
|Kushinagar||The Royal Residency|
|Bodgaya||The Royal Residency|
Small supplements apply for travel between 15th December'2010 and 15th January'2011.