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DESTINATION COVERED : BODHGAYA – RAJGIR – NALANDA – VAISHALI – KUSHINAGAR –LUMBINI – SRAVASTI –VARANASI
DURATION : 07 NIGHT / 08 DAYS
DAY 01 : ARRIVA AT PATNA AIRPORT – BODHGAYA
Welcome on arrival at Patna airport & transfer to Hotel. Evening visit Mahabodhi Temple, Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Delhi.
DAY 02 : AT BODHGAYA
Full day sightseeing of Bodhgaya, Bodhgaya – One of the most important and scared Buddhist Pilgrimage center in the world ,visit Mahabodhi Temple, Sujata Village, Niranjana River, 80 feet high lord Buddha Statue & Various international monasteries. All meals & O/N at a hotel in Bodhgaya.
DAY 03 : BODHGAYA – RAJGIR – NALANDA – VAISHALI
Breakfast t Hotel. Drive to Rajgir (71 Kms / 2.5 Hrs.) Visit Gridhakuta. One of the great stop on the Buddhist Pilgrimage. Also called Vultures peak, Venuvanaram & Bimbisar jail. Lunch at hotel Rajgir. Drive continue to Nalanda (12 Kms) to visit the ruins of world ancient University. It was one of the oldest Universities of the World & International Centre for Buddhist Studies. After visit drive to Vaishali. On arrival, check in at hotel. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Vaishali.
DAY 04 : VAISHALI – KUSHINAGAR
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed to visit the Vaishali – Lord Buddha visited the Vaishali preached his last sermon, Vaishali hosted the second great Buddhist council. Visit Ashokan Pillar, Relic stupa. After lunch drive to Kushinagar. Enroute visit Kesariya Stupa. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Kushinagar.
DAY 05 :KUSHINAGAR- LUMBINI
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to visit Mahaparinirvana Temple, where Lord Buddha breathed his last. Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha). After lunch, drive to Lumbini. Lumbini is in Nepal, kindly obtain double entry visa for Indian & single entry visa for Nepal. On arrival, Transfer to Hotel. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Lumbini.
DAY 06 : LUMBINI – SRAVASTI VIA KAPILVASTU
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to visit the Holy Birth Place of Lord Buddha, The Maya Devi Temple & international monasteries. After lunch drive Sravasti, Enroute visit Kapilvastu. On arrival, Sravasti, Transfer to Hotel. Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Sravasti.
DAY 07 : SRAVASTI – VARANASI
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed for visit Saheth (Jetvanaram) & Maheth (Angulimala’s Caves), Lunch at hotel and then will drive to Varanasi (280 Kms / 8 -9 Hrs). On arrival check in to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight in at hotel.
DAY 08 :VARANASI + DEPARTURE
Early morning boat ride in Holy River Ganga. After breakfast and proceed to Sarnath (14 Kms), Visit Dhamekha Stupa and Deer park. Afternoon back to hotel for lunch. Timely transfer to airport to catch the flight for you’re onwards journey / destination with sweet memory.