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Tour Code: (NHI – BT)

10 Nights / 11 Days
Delhi - Lucknow Srawasti- Lumbini - KushiNagar – Vaishali Patna – Rajgir Bodhgaya – Varanasi - Delhi

  • Day 01: Arrive in Delhi
    Arrive in Delhi upon arrival at the airport you will be meeting and escorted to the hotel where you should to spend night. Afternoon full day city tour of Old & New Delhi Visit Jamia Masjid, the largest mosque in India - Built by Shah Jahan, the construction was started in 1844 and was not completed until 1658; witness the Red Fort; Visit Humayun's Tomb: built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture; Visit Qutab Minar, witness the India Gate, President House. The city tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir) Overnight stay at hotel.
     

  • Day 02 - Delhi– Lucknow-Srawasti
    Early Morning transfer to railway station to connect train 2004 Shatabdi Express to Lucknow at 0620 /1220hrs, Meeting & assistance arrival at Lucknow and transfer to Srawasti, upon arrival check-in at Hotel Overnight stay at Hotel.
     

  • Day 03 - Srawasti Lumbini
    Srawasti – Baheth Mahern capital of ancient Kingdom of Kosala, an active centre for Buddhism Places of interest are Sahet Mahet, Angulimar’s cave, and Sujata House. PM: drive to Lumbini. Lumbini is a sacred place where Lord Buddha was born, upon arrival check-in at Hotel Overnight stay at Hotel.
     

  • Day 04 - Lumbini-KushiNagar
    AM: visit the monuments in Lumbini and take time for performing sacred ceremonies. Visit to the sacred gardens with Mayadevi temple depicting the birth of Lord Buddha, the Ashok Piller, and Sakyan Tank, Where Mayadevi, the mother of the Buddha is supposed have taken bath before bringing forth the baby. PM: drive to KushiNagar, upon arrival check-in at Hotel, Overnight stay at Hotel.
     

  • Day 05 - KushiNagar- Vaishali –Patna
    AM: Sightseeing tour of Mahaparinirvana Temple and Rambhar Stupa Later drive to Patna Enroute visit Vaishali. Vaishali, – is a special place for the Buddhists as Buddha delivered his last sermon here and announced his implanting ‘nirvana’, Upon arrival check-in at Hotel, Overnight stay at Hotel.
     

  • Day 06 - Patna-Rajgir-Bodhgaya
    Morning Drive to Bodhgaya enroute visiting Nalanda & Rajgir, Nalanda- – the center of one of the oldest known universities of World the ruins of the University reveal that it was the first International University of the world where over 2,000 teachers and 1,000 students from all over the Buddhist world lived and studied. Rajgir – Rajgir was the ancient capital of the Magadha Kings, upon arrival check-in at Hotel & Overnight stay at Hotel.
     

  • Day 07 – Bodhgaya
    Bodhgaya- here Lord Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. Visit The Mahabodhi Temple The Bodhi Tree – is situated inside the temple premises under which Buddha attained illumination, The Buddha Archaeological Museum, and the Nirjana River & Overnight stay at Hotel.
     

  • Day 08 – Bodhgaya – Varanasi
    Morning Drive to Varanasi, upon arrival check-in at Hotel, Rest of day free for own activities, Overnight stay at Hotel.
     

  • Day 09 – Varanasi
    Early Morning Boat ride on River Ganges to see the sun rise & walk through narrow streets, PM: H/day city tour visiting Benares Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple, Overnight stay at hotel.
     

  • Day 10 - Varanasi-Delhi
    AM: Visit Sarnath where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after enlighten. PM: transfer to hotel to board on flight 9W 724 1440 / 1600 to Delhi, upon arrival transfer from airport to hotel, Overnight stay at Hotel.
     

  • Day 11: Delhi - Onward Journey
    Enjoy some last minute shopping before checking out from the hotel and boarding the flight back home or towards your next destination

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