Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

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Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

Duration : 11 Nights & 12 Days

Destinations : Delhi – Agra – Varanasi – Bodhgaya – Patna – Kushinagar – Lumbini – Balrampur – Lucknow – Delhi

Day 01: Arrive in Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, India Travel Heritage representative will receive you from Delhi Airport and transfer you to the hotel for overnight.

Day 02 : Delhi
Take hearty breakfast and the hotel. Later embark on full day tour of Delhi – the capital city of India. Major attractions include Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Rajghat, Old Fort, Lotus Temple, Birla Temple, National Museum and Connaught Place. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi – Agra
Take hearty breakfast at the hotel and then drive to Agra en route visiting Sikandara Akbar’s Tomb. On arrival in Agra, you will be transferred to the hotel. Later proceed for Agra tour covering Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 04 : Agra – Varanasi
After breakfast at the hotel, depart to Varanasi. Arrive and check in at the hotel. Later enjoy full day city tour of Varanasi – the city of temples. Major attractions include Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Bharat Mata Temple and Banaras Hindu University. In the afternoon take excursion to Sarnath – a place where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Visit Buddhist sites and Stupas. Also visit the Sarnath Archaeological Museum. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel in Varanasi.

Day 05 : Varanasi – Bodhgaya
Enjoy boat ride on Ganges in the morning. Take breakfast at the hotel and then drive to Bodhgaya via Sasaram. Reach and check in at the hotel prearranged by Travel India Heritage. Later visit to the Mahabodhi Tree. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 06 : Bodhgaya
Take hearty breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for Bodhgaya tour. Visit to Buddha Statue and Mahabodhi Temple. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 07 : Bodhgaya – Patna
Take hearty breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Patna via Rajgir and Nalanda. On arrival in Patna, Travel India Heritage representative will transfer you to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 08 : Patna – Kushinagar
Take hearty breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy city tour of Patna. Later drive to Kushinagar via Vaishali. Visit Buddha figure in the Mahaparinirvana Temple and the modern Indo-Japan monastery. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel in Kushinagar.

Day 09 : Kushinagar – Lumbini
After breakfast drive to Lumbini en route visit Temples at Gorakhpur. Visit to Ashoka Pillar and museum. Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel in Lumbini.

Day 10 : Lumbini – Balrampur
Take hearty breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Balrampur. Take excursion to Sravasti. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel at Balrampur.

Day 11 : Balrampur – Lucknow
Take hearty breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Lucknow. Reach and check in at the hotel prearranged by Travel India Heritage. Enjoy city tour of Lucknow. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel in Lucknow.

Day 12 : Lucknow – Delhi
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel. Later depart to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, Travel India Heritage representative would directly transfer you to the New Delhi International Airport to board flight for onward journey.