India Buddhist Pilrimage Tour
DAY 1: ARRIVAL VARANASI
Meet and greet assistance at Varanasi Int. airport and transfer to Hotel for Check In, After that visit Ganga river, enjoy the boat ride in the holy river the Ganges, Back to Hotel , Dinner and Overnight Stay at Varanasi .
DAY 2:VARANASI- LUMBINI : 310 KM : 10 HRS DRIVE APPROX
Early Morning Breakfast at 06:00 AM and proceed to visit Sarnath along with Sarnath Museum. It's about 10 kms from the holy city of Varanasi – is the blessed city where more than 2500 years ago Buddha selected to deliver his first sermon,Also Visit Dhamek Stupa , ( Box Lunch take at Sarnath ) After Lunch proceed to Lumbini - Lumbini. - Birth Place of Lord Buddha, Complete your immigration / customs formalities at India & Nepal Borders (Ensure Double / Multiple Entry Visa for India). On arrival, check-in to the hotel, dinner and overnight Stay at Lumbini
DAY 3: LUMBINI- KUSHINAGAR : 180 KM : 05 HRS DRIVE APPROX
After After breakfast, visit Sarnath along with Sarnath Museum. It's about 10 kms from the holy city of Varanasi – is the blessed city where more than 2500 years ago Buddha selected to deliver his first sermon. Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
DAY 4: KUSHIANGAR – VAISHALI : 175 KM : 04 HRS DRIVE APPROX )
Morning Breakfast at Hotel , Later visit Kushinaagr - Visit to Mahaparinirvana Temple, It has a 6 m long statue of Buddha reclining on his right side and is believed to represent dying Buddha. The statue dates back to the 5th century and excavated in 1876. RAMABHAR STUPA, it is a large, 49 ft stupa on the site where Lord Buddha was cremated at Kushinagar. Back to hotel for Lunch , After Lunch proceed to Vaishali en-route visit Keshariya Stupa , Kesariya Stupa - region serves as the place of the largest Buddhist stupa in the world, On arrival Vasihali check-in to the hotel , Dinner and Overnight Stay at Vaishali
DAY 5 : VAISHALI- RAJGIR :155 KM : 04 HRS
Morning Breakfast at Hotel , Visit Vaishali- Visit Ananda Stupa (Ashoka Pillar) and the famous Relic Stupa, Back to Hotel for Lunch , After Lunch proceed to Rajgir , Rajgir is the site of great Sanctity and significance for Buddhist.On arrival Rajgir Check-in to the hotel, dinner and Overnight Stay at Rajgir
DAY 6:RAJGIR- BODHGAYA : 80 KM : 02 HRS DRIVE
Breakfast at hotel , Visit Rajgir - Gridhakuta Hills, Hot spring in Rajgir, world peace Stupa, Bamboo's Garden and Bimbsar Jail.After Lunch visit Nalanda university - it was one of the oldest Universities of the world & International Centre for Buddhist Studies. (Ancient Buddhist University ruins). After Visit Nalanda proceed to Bodhgaya - Bodhgaya is the most important Buddhist pilgrimage centre where Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment. Check-in at Hotel Back to Bodhgaya Dinner & Overnight stay Bodhgaya , On Arrival Check-in to the hotel , Dinner and Overnight Stay at Bodhgaya
DAY 7 : BODHGAYA
After Breakfast Visit Mahabodhi Temple and the Bodhi tree which marks the site where the Buddha overcame the forces of Evil and Temptation and attained blissful Nirvana. Late afternoon, visit Sujata Temple - which is across the Niranjana River And 80 feet Buddha Statue , Back to Hotel Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Bodhgaya.
DAY 7 : BODHGAYA
After Breakfast Visit Mahabodhi Temple and Back to hotel After Lunch transfer to Gaya Airport to connect flight to onward Journey.