Buddhist tour from Delhi

Buddhist tour from Delhi

 

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Delhi

Arrive Delhi , Meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi. 

Day 02: Delhi - Lucknow Sravasti

Morning transfer to railway station to board Shatabdi exp. for Lucknow , Arrive Lucknow, After lunch leave for Sravasti by road , Arrive Sravasti & transfer to hotel.  Overnight at hotel. 

Day 03: Sravasti - Lumbini

Bodhgaya TOur

Morning visit Sahet Mahet. Later leave for Lumbini- the birthplace of the Buddha, was located in 1890 after being untraced for 1,500 years, enroute visit Kapilavastu - it was in Kapilavastu's opulent environs, that the holy soul of prince Siddharth (Gautam Buddha) spent his childhood. Here he saw sorrow and pain, disease and death. Then, finally when he saw a radiant happy Sadhu who had conquered all these, he decided to renounce all worldly riches and pleasures to seek truth and embark on the path of salvation. On arrival transfer to hotel .  Overnight at hotel. 

Day 04: Lumbini - Kushinagar

Morning visit Birth place of Lord Buddha , Later leave for Kushinagar - Kushinagar is where the Buddha finally attained Mahaparmirvana. Amongst the ruins are the Mukutbandhan Stupa and a beautiful statue of the reclining Buddha ,on arrival transfer to hotel . Afternoon visit Nirvana Temple , Ramabhar Stupa & Cremation site of Lord Buddha .  Overnight at hotel 

Day 05: Kushinagar - Patna

Breakfast at hotel. Morning leave for Patna enroute visit Vaishali carrying box lunch. On arrival transfer to hotel. overnight at hotel. 

Day 06: Patna – Rajgir - Bodhgaya

Morning leave for Bodhgaya - As the place of the Buddha's Enlightenment, Bodhgaya is the spiritual home of Buhddhists. It attracts tens of thousands of believers from all over the world. Bodhgaya situated near the river Niranjana, is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage centres since it was here that Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree, enroute visit Nalanda & Rajgir - Like many others in search of truth, Prince Siddhartha, after he renounced his royal heritage came to this city to seek the path of vation. . On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel. 

Day 07: Bodhgaya

Breakfast at hotel. Visit temple and Niranjana river.  Overnight at hotel. 

Day 08: Bodhgaya - Varanasi

Breakfast at hotel. Morning leave for Varanasi, carrying box lunch. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Sarnath - where the Buddha preached his first sermon in the Deer Park, contains the most impressive remains, as well as a modern temple.  Overnight at hotel. 

Day 09: Varanasi - Kathmandu 

Early morning boat ride on river Ganges. Breakfast at hotel. Later transfer to airport for flight to Kathmandu. Arrive Kathmandu & transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel. 

Day 10: Kathmandu Sightseeing

After breakfast proceed for city tour of Kathmandu visiting  Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Sqaure & Patan Durbar Square. The stupa of Boudhanath lies 8kms east of Kathmandu. This ancient colossal stupa is one of the biggest in the world and the center of Buddhism in the world. It was listed in the UNESCO Heritage Monument in 1979.Kathmandu  Durbar Square, the complex of palaces, courtyard and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries use to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. Swyambhnath Stupa, atop the hillock is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal enlisted in the World Heritage Site.Patan City is an enchanting melange of palace buildings, artistic courtyard and former palace complex. One remarkable monument here is a 16th century temple dedicated to the Hindu God Lord Krishna, built entirely of stone. Evening back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 11 : Kathmandu Departure

Free for adequate personal activities till departure transfer from hotel to the International.