In Search of Buddha Tour
9 Nights/ 10 Days 

Delhi – Varaansi –Bodhgaya – Rajgir - Kushinagar –

Lumbini - Saravasti - Lucknow – Delhi

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 01:

Arrive Delhi

  • Arrive Delhi

  • Transfer to the hotel

  • Overnight at hotel 

 

Your Tour begins with an arrival into Delhi, where you will be met at the airport by our representative and transferred to the hotel and assisted with check in formalities.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02:

In Delhi Full Day Visit

  • Breakfast at hotel

  • Full Day City Tour of Old Delhi and Temples

  • Evening free.

  • Overnight at hotel.

 

After breakfast you will enjoy half day city tour of Old Delhi and visit Chandni Chowk market, Jama Masjid or Friday Mosque, India's largest mosque designed by Shah Jahan, followed by drive pass through the Red Fort. Later you will also Raj Ghat a simple and stunning memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, the main architect of India's independence.

In continuation to your visit of Old Delhi in the afternoon, you will visit New Delhi and visit Qutab Minar, the  symbolize of supremacy of Islam. Our next stop is Humayun's tomb, built by mother of emperor Akbar. Later we drive pass the India Gate, Presidential Palace and Parliament House.

Evening Free. 

Overnight at Hotel 

Day 03:

Delhi - Varanasi (By Flight)

  • Breakfast at hotel

  • Check-out from Hotel

  • Transfer to airport

  • Evening aarti ceremony and rickshaw ride.

  • Overnight at hotel

 

After breakfast check-out from hotel and in time you will be transfer to airport to board the flight to Varanasi.

Upon arrival in Varanasi you will be meet and greet by our office representative and transfer to the hotel.

In the afternoon we visit the Vishwanath temple, since the roof of the hotel is Gold Plated its also called the golden temple. Later we visit Bharat Mata Mandir and Benaras Hindu University – which is a premier Central University and a world class educational institution located in Varanasi.

Evening you will witness the Aarti ceremony on river Ganges. Ganga Aarti to be performed at the three holy cities of Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Varanasi. The lamps are lit and circled around in a clockwise manner by the priests, accompanied by songs in praise of Mother Ganga.

We return to the hotel for overnight. 

Day 04:

Varanasi – Bodhgaya ( Surface - Approx. 05 ½ hrs)

  • Breakfast in the hotel

  • Check-out from hotel

  • Visit Sarnath Museum

  • Drive to Bodhgaya

  • Check-in at hotel

  • Evening city tour of Bodhgaya

  • Dinner and overnight at hotel

 

After breakfast you will Visiting Sarnath - where the Buddha preached his first sermon, later you will drive to Bodhgaya.

 

Arrive Bodhgaya & check-in at hotel. Bodhgaya, the spiritual home of Buhddhists, located near the river Niranjana, is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage centers. Later visit Mahabodhi Temple, Niranjana River, Sujata Village.

 

Dinner and overnight at hotel.

 

Note:- Sarnath Museum remains closed on Thursday. 

Day 05:

Bodhgaya

  • Breakfast at hotel

  • Visit of Bodhgaya

  • Evening Candle lighting ceremony

  • Overnight at hotel

 

After breakfast you will visit Bodhgaya.  Bodhgaya is renowned for being the place where Lord Buddha had attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. On this day of India Buddhist pilgrimage tour guests will be taken for tour to various pious sites of Buddhist relevance. First and foremost guests will be taken for a visit to Mahabodhi Temple where they will site the beauteous temple with the diamond throne and the sacred Bodhi tree. Also you will illuminate the candles. You will visit holy Niranjana River.

Later return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 06:

Bodhgaya – Ragjir (Surface - Approx. 03 hrs)

  • Breakfast at hotel

  • Check-out from hotel

  • Drive to Rajgir

  • Enroute visit Nalanda

  • Check-in at hotel

  • Dinner and overnight at hotel

 

After Breakfast you will drive to drive to Rajgir also known as “Rajagriha” in the past is surrounded by the meandering river Banganga and 5 hills, ruled by the virtuous King Bimbisara. on the way you can also visit Nalanda - was the most renowned university in ancient India. It derived its name from Na-alam-da, meaning Insatiable in Giving, one of the names by which the Lord Buddha was known. After visit of Nalanda you will continue you drive to Rajgir, on arrival check-in at hotel.

Evening visit Rajgir..

Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 07:

Rajgir - Vaishali - Kushinagar ( Surface - Approx. 8 ½ hrs)

  • Breakfast in the hotel

  • Checkout from hotel

  • Drive to Kushinagar

  • EnRouté visiting Vaishali

  • Check-in at hotel

  • Evening free

  • Dinner and overnight at hotel

 

After breakfast you will drive to Kushinagar - where the Buddha finally attained Mahaparmirvana. Enroute you will visit Vaishali. After visit you will continue your visit to Kushinagar, on arrival check-in at hotel.

 

Evening free.

 

Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 08:

Kushinagar- Lumbini - Sarvasti ( Surface - Approx. 7 ½ hrs)

  • Breakfast in the hotel

  • City tour of Kushinagar

  • Checkout from hotel

  • Drive to Sravasti

  • Enroute visiting Lumbini

  • Arrive Sravasti

  • Check-in at hotel

  • Evening visit Lumbini

  • Dinner and overnight at hotel

 

After breakfast you will visit the Mahaparinirvana Temple & Stupas, later you will drive to Sravasti enRouté you will visit Lumbini - the birthplace of the Buddha.

 

After visit continue drive to Sravasti the capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, has the honour for sheltering Buddha for 24 rainy seasons in the Jetvana Gardens.

 

Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 09:

Sravasti - Lucknow - Delhi Sravasti – Lucknow (Surface - Approx. 5 hrs) Lucknow - Delhi (Train – Shatabdi Exp)

  • Breakfast in the hotel

  • Checkout from hotel

  • Drive to Lucknow

  • Board the train to Delhi

  • Transfer to hotel

  • Check-in at hotel

  • Overnight at hotel

 

After breakfast visit Saheth - Maheth & Jetvan.

 

Later in time you will transfer to Lucknow railway station to board the train to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi our representative will meet and assistance you at railway station later you will transfer to hotel.

 

Overnight at hotel.

Day 10:

Departure Delhi

  • Breakfast at hotel

  • Half day Day temple

  • Evening free.

  • Departure transfer

  • Final departure

 

After breakfast you will enjoy visit Akshardham Temple, and lotus temple, Afternoon free to relax (Optional you can visit local Market of Delhi on your own Hotel check-out time 1200 Hrs)

later in time you will transfer to airport to board the flight for onward destination.

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