Buddhist Tour of India
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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