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On the Footsteps of Buddha, Rejuvination, Meditation

13 DAYS BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR (Click  to View Full details)
 
12 DAYS BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR (Click  to View Full details)
 
11 DAYS BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR (Click  to View Full details)
 
09 DAYS BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR (Click  to View Full details)
 
08 DAYS BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR (Click  to View Full details)
 
 

13 DAYS BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR

Mumbai - Aurangabad - Bhopal - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Patna - Gorakhpur - Balrampur - Lucknow - Delhi (13 Nights/14 Days)


DAY 01 :  ARRIVE mumbai
On arrival meet and assist at the airport and transfer to prebooked hotel.
DAY 02 : MUMBAI-AURANGABAD (FLIGHT)
After breakfast, transfer to airport to board flight for Aurangabad. Arrive Aurangabad and transfer to prebooked hotel. Afternoon, excursion to Ellora caves..
DAY 03 : AURANGABAD-BHOPAL (OVERNIGHT TRAIN)
After breakfast, full day excursion to Ajanta. Later, transfer to Jalgaon railway station to board overnight train for Bhopal. Overnight in the train.
DAY 04 : BHOPAL
Arrive Bhopal and transfer to prebooked hotel. Later, excursion to Sanchi.
DAY 05 : BHOPAL-AGRA
Morning, free. Afternoon, transfer to railway station to board train for Agra. Arrive Agra and check in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 06 : AGRA-VARANASI (OVERNIGHT TRAIN)
After breakfast, city tour of Agra. Visit the Taj Mahal, Red Fort & Itmad-ud-daulah. Evening, transfer to the railway station to board train for Varanasi. Overnight in the train.
DAY 07 : VARANASI
Arrive Varanasi in the morning and transfer to prebooked hotel. Afternoon, excursion to Sarnath - the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon.
DAY 08 :  VARANASI - BODHGAYA  
Early morning, leave for boat ride on the Ganges. Return to hotel  for breakfast. Later, city tour of Varanasi. Afternoon, leave for Bodhgaya. Arrive Bodhgaya and check in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 09 : BODHGAYA
Visit to Mahabodhi Temple and Niranjana river
DAY 10 : BODHGAYA - PATNA
After breakfast, leave for Patna. Enroute visit Rajgir and Nalanda. Arrive Patna and check in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 11 : PATNA-KUSHINAGAR
After breakfast, leave for Kushinagar. Enroute visit Vaishali. Arrive Kushinagar and check in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 12 : KUSHINAGAR-BALRAMPUR
After breakfast, leave for Balrampur. Enroute visit Lumbini. Arrive Balrampur and check in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 13 : BALRAMPUR-LUCKNOW (DRIVE), LUCKNOW-DELHI (FLIGHT)
After breakfast, leave for Lucknow. Enroute visit Sravasti. Arrive Lucknow and take connecting flight for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check in at prebooked hotel
DAY 14 :  DEPART DELHI
Full day sightseeing of New and Old Delhi.  In the evening transfer to the airport to board flight back home

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12 DAYS BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR

 
DAY 01 :- ARRIVAL DELHI
WELCOME ON ARRIVAL AT DELHI INT'L AIRPORT. MEET & ASSISTENCE BY OUR CO. REPRESENTATIVE THEN TRANSFER TO HOTEL. OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN DELHI.
DAY 02 :- DELHI/LUCKNOW/SRAVASTI
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.. TRANSFER TO DOMESTIC AIRPORT TO CATCH FLIGHT FOR LUCKNOW (JETAIRWAYS,9W-741,1030 / 1130 HRS). ON ARRIVAL TRANSFER TO HOTEL FOR LUNCH. AFTER LUNCH DRIVE TO SRAVASTI (243 KMS,06 HRS). ON ARRIVAL CHECK-IN TO HOTEL . EVENING FREE. DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN SRAVASTI
DAY 03 :- SRAVASTI / LUMBINI
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.PROCEED FOR SIGHTSEEING VISITING MAHETH : IDENTIFIED WITH THE REMAINS OF THE CITY,MAHETH COVER AN AREA OF ABOUT 400 ACRES..EXCAVATIONS HAVE EXPOSED THE MASSIVE GATES OF THE CITY,RAMPARTS AND ALSO THE RUINS OF OTHER STRUCTURES,WHICH STAND TESTIMONY TO THE PROSPERITY OF ANCIENT SRAVASTI, SAHETH - KNOWN PRIMARILY AS THE SITE OF THE JETVANA MONASTERY,SAHETH COVERS AN AREA OF 32 ACRES.LYING ABOUT A QUARTER OF A MILE TO THE SOUTH-WEST OF MAHETH,IT BECOME AN IMPORTANT PLACE OF PLIGRIMAGE,ADORENED WITH NUMEROUS SHRINES,STUPAS AND MONASTRIES. LUNCH AT HOTEL THEN DRIVE TO LUMBINI (260 KMS,6-7 HRS). ON ARRIVAL CHECK-IN TO HOTEL. DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN LUMBINI
DAY 04 :- LUMBINI / KUSHINAGAR
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. PROCEED FOR SIGHTSEEING OF BIRTH PLACE OF LORD BUDDHA LUMBINI : THE HISTORY OF THIS PLACE DATES BACK TO THE TIME OF BIRTH OF LORD BUDDHA AROUND 560 BC. THE SITES TO VISIT HERE ARE GRAND STONE PILLAR ERECTED BY EMPEROR ASHOKA IN 249 BC.,SHRINE OF MAYA DEVI,BUDDHA'S MOTHER.IT CONTAINS A STONE RELIEF DEPECTING BUDDHA'S NATIVITY SCENE. LUNCH AT HOTEL THEN DRIVE TO KUSHINAGAR (120 KMS,03 HRS). ON ARRIVAL CHECK-IN TO HOTEL. AFTER SOME REST PROCEED FOR SIGHTSEEING VISITING NIRVANA TEMPLE- THIS TEMPLE HOUSES THE 6 M LONG STATUE OF RECLINING BUDDHA WHICH WAS UNEARTHED IN 1876.CARVED FROM CHUNAR SANDSTONE,THE STATUE HAS AN INSCRIPTION BELOW THAT DATES THE STATUE TO THE 5TH CENTURY AD. RAMABHAR STUPA - REFERRED TO AS THE MUKT BANDHAN VIHAR IN ANCIENT BUDDHIST TEXTS,THIS STUPA MARKS THE SITE WHERE THE LORD BUDDHA WAS CREMATED.THIS LARGE STUPA RISES TO A HEIGHT OF 49 FT. DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN KUSHINAGAR.
DAY 05 :- KUSHINAGAR / VAISHALI / PATNA
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. DRIVE TO PATNA (270 KMS,6-7 HRS) WITH PACK LUNCH ENROUTE SIGHTSEEING OF VAISHALI - AN SPECIAL PLACE FOR THE BUDDHISTS AS BUDDHA DELIVERED HIS LAST SERMON HERE AND ANNOUNCED HIS IMPENDING "NIRVANA". THE 2ND BUDDHIST COUNCIL HELD AFTER 100 YEARS OF BUDDHA'S PARINIRVANA" ALSO TOOK PLACE HERE.AFTER SIGHTSEEING DRIVE TO PATNA. ON ARRIVAL CHECK-IN.DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN PATNA.
DAY 06 :- PATNA / NALANDA / RAJGIR / BODHGAYA
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.DRIVE TO BODHGAYA ENROUTE SIGHTSEEING OF NALANDA (90 KMS,3:30 HRS) ON ARRIVAL SIGHTSEEING RUINS OF NALANDA UNIVERSITY - THE CENTRE OF ONE OF THE OLDEST KNOWN UNIVERSITIES OF THE WORLD THE RUIN CONTAINS A NUMBER OF BUDDHIST STUPAS & CHAITYAS,MONASTERIES,HOSTELS,CELLS OR ROOMS ON FOUR SIDE WITH A CENTRAL COURTYARD.
DAY 07 :- AT BODHGAYA
MORNING OBSERVE SIL. BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. VISIT MAHABODHI TEMPLE. - THE MAIN SHRINE OF SUPREME ENLIGHTENMENT,THE MAHABODHI TEMPLE IS UNIQUE AMONGST OTHER NORTH INDIAN TEMPLES. IT IS AN ARCHITECTURAL AMALGAUNATION OF MANY CENTURIES & CULTURES. THE BODHI TREE-SITIUATED INSIDE THE TEMPLE PREMISES,UNDER WHICH BUDDHA ATTAINED ILLUMINATION.IT IS BELIEVED TO BE THE FOURTH OR FIFTH GENERATION OFF SPRINGS OF THE ORIGINAL. LUNCH AT HOTEL. AFTERNOON SIGHTSEEING OF NIRJANA RIVER,SUJATA VILLAGE & MONASTRIES OF DIFFERENT COUNTRIES (OPTIONAL). DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN BODHGAYA.
DAY 08 :- AT BODHGAYA
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. DAY AT LEISURE. ALL MEALS AT HOTEL. OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN BODHGAYA.
DAY 09 :- BODHGAYA / VARANASI
EARLY MORNING WAKE UP. BREAKFAST AFTER DRIVE TO VARANASI. (234 KMS,6-7 HRS). WITH PACK LUNCH. ON ARRIVAL FIRST SIGHTSEEING OF SARNATH- SITIUATED ABOUT 10 KM FROM VARANASI IS THE PLACE WHERE BUDDHA PREACHED HIS FIRST SERMON AFTER HE HAD ATTAINED ENLIGHTENMENT AT BODHGAYA. AT MUSEUM IN SARNATH CAN SEE THE ASHOK PILLAR WITH ITS FOUR GUARDIA LIONS THAT HAS BEEN AS INDIA'S NATIONAL EMBLEM.DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN VARANASI
DAY 10 :- VARANASI / AGRA
EARLY MORNING WAKE UP. VISIT TO RIVER GANGES - SIGHTSEEING OF WONDERFULL GHATS (BANK OF RIVER),ENJOY BOAT RIDE WITH PICTURESQUE VIEW OF SUNRISE. BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. FREE TILL DEPARTURE. LUNCH AFTER TRANSFER TO AIRPORT TO CATCH FLIGHT TO AGRA ( CD-7408,1440/1630 HRS). ON ARRIVAL TRANSFER TO HOTEL. DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN AGRA.
DAY 11 :- AGRA / DELHI
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL THEN PROCEED FOR SIGHTSEEING OF AGRA CITY FIRST VISITING ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS MONUMENT - "TAJMAHAL" BUILT BY MUGHAL EMPEROR SHAH JEHAN FOR HIS EMPRESS MUMTAJ MAHAL.THE CONSTRUCTION BELIEVED TO HAVE TAKEN 22 YEARS( STARTED IN 1631) TO COMPLETE WITH OVER 20,000 CRAFTSMEN WORKING ROUND THE CLOCK. NOW PROCEED FOR SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF MAGNIFICIENT AGRA FORT- BUILT IN THE BANK OF YAMUNA RIVER, IS SITIUATED IN THE CENTRE OF THE TOWN.VARIOUS STYLES OF THE ARCHITECTURE ARE EVIDENT WITHIN THE FORT & DEMONSTRATES THE LOVE OF MUGHAL EMPERORS TOWARDS BUILDING BEAUTIFUL MONUMENTS. LUNCH AT HOTEL. DRIVE TO DELHI. ON ARRIVAL CHECK-IN TO HOTEL . DINNER AT NICE CITY RESTURANT. OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN DELHI
DAY 12 :- DELHI DEPARTURE
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL PROCEED FOR CITY TOUR VISITING INDIA GATE, LAKSHMI NARAYAN TEMPLE. ALSO DRIVE PAST THE PRESIDENT'S HOUSE, PARLIAMENT HOUSE, GOVERNMENT SECRETARIAT BUILDINGS.LUNCH AT NICE CITY RESTURANT. AFTERNOON VISIT RAJ GHAT,SHANTI VANA & A DRIVE PAST JAMA MASJID, RED FORT AND CHANDNI CHOWK. FREE FOR SHOPPING. DINNER AT NICE CITY RESTURANT. TIMELY TRANSFER TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO BOARD FLIGHT FOR ONWARD JOURNEY.

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11 DAYS BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR


DAY 01 : ARRIVAL DELHI
WELCOME ON ARRIVAL AT DELHI INT'L AIRPORT. MEET & ASSISTANCE BY our REPRESENTATIVE THEN TRANSFER TO HOTEL. OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN DELHI.
DAY 02 : DELHI/LUCKNOW/SRAVASTI
EARLY MORNING WAKE UP. AFTER HAVING TEA/COFFEE AT HOTEL TRANSFER TO RAILWAY STATION TO CONNECT TRAIN NO. 2004 SHATABDI EXP. LEAVING DELHI AT 0620 HRS. ON ARRIVAL LUCKNOW AT 1220 HRS TRANSFER TO HOTEL FOR LUNCH. DRIVE TO SRAVASTI . ON ARRIVAL TRANSFER TO HOTEL. EVENING FREE. DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN SRAVASTI .
DAY 03 : SRAVASTI / LUMBINI
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL . PROCEED FOR SIGHTSEEING VISITING MAHETH & SAHETH. LUNCH AT HOTEL DRIVE TO LUMBINI . ON ARRIVAL TRANSFER TO HOTEL. DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN LUMBINI
DAY 04 : LUMBINI / KUSHINAGAR
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. VISIT TO THE SITE OF BIRTH OF LORD BUDDHA. LUNCH AFTER DRIVE TO KUSHINAGAR. ON ARRIVAL CHECK INTO THE HOTEL. DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN KUSHINAGAR.
DAY 05 : KUSHINAGAR / VAISHALI / PATNA
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. PROCEED FOR SIGHTSEEING OF MAHAPARINIRVANA TEMPLE & RAMABHAR STUPA. AFTER SIGHTSEEING DRIVE TO PATNA , WITH PACK LUNCH, ENROUTE SIGHTSEEING OF VAISHALI. ON ARRIVAL CHECK INTO THE HOTEL. DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN PATNA.
DAY 06 : PATNA / NALANDA / RAJGIR /BODHGAYA
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. DRIVE TO BODHGAYA ENROUTE VISIT NALANDA & RAJGIR. LUNCH AT TOURIST CAFETERIA IN NALANDA. ON ARRIVAL CHECK INTO THE HOTEL.DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN BODHGAYA

DAY 07 : AT BODHGAYA
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. PROCEED FOR SIGHTSEEING VISITING MAHABODHI TEMPLE. FREE FOR RELIGIOUS ACTIVITES. LUNCH AT HOTEL. AFTERNOON SIGHTSEEING OF NIRANJANA RIVER, SUJATA VILLAGE & MONASTRIES OF DIFFERENT COUNTRIES ( OPTIONAL ). DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN BODHGAYA.

DAY 08 : BODHGAYA / VARANASI
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. DRIVE TO VARANASI. WITH PACK LUNCH. ON CHECK INTO THE HOTEL. DAY FREE AT LEISURE. DINNER & OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN VARANASI
DAY 09 : VARANASI / AGRA
EARLY MORNING WAKE UP. EARLY MORNING WAKE UP FOR SUNRISE TOUR & ENJOY BOAT RIDE ON HOLY RIVER GANGA. BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. PROCEED FOR SIGHTSEEING OF SARNATH. LUNCH AFTER CITY TOUR VISITING BHARAT MATA TEMPLE, HINDU TEMPLES & FAMOUS BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY. EVENING TRANSFER TO RAILWAY STATION TO CATCH TRAIN FOR AGRA. DINNER & OVERNIGHT ON BOARD.
DAY 10 : AGRA / DELHI
ARRIVAL AT AGRA THEN TRANSFER TO HOTEL FOR WASH & CHANGE. BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. PROCEED FOR SIGHTSEEING VISITING TAJMAHAL & AGRA FORT. LUNCH AFTER DRIVE TO DELHI. ON ARRIVAL TRANSFER TO CITY RESTURANT FOR DINNER. OVERNIGHT STAY AT HOTEL IN DELHI.

DAY 11 : DEPARTURE-DELHI
BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. PROCEED FOR CITY TOUR VISITING INDIA GATE, LAKSHMI NARAYAN TEMPLE, ALSO DRIVE PASS TO PRESIDENT HOUSE, PARLIAMENT HOUSE, GOVERNMENT SECRETARIAT BUILDINGS & RAJGHAT. LUNCH AT HOTEL. EVENING FREE FOR SHOPPING. DINNER AT NICE CITY RESTURANT. AFTER DINNER TIMELY TRANSFER TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO BOARD FLIGHT FOR ONWARD JOURNEY.

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09 DAYS BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR

Delhi - Lucknow - Balrampur - Kushinagar - Patna - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Delhi
(09  Nights/ 10 Days)

DAY 01 :  ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival meet and assist at the airport and transfer to prebooked hotel.
DAY 02 :  DELHI
After breakfast,  tour the historic city of old Delhi to include the magnificent Red Fort, Jama Masjid, largest mosque in Asia, both built by Shahjahan, Rajghat-memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, the "Father of the Nation". Afternoon, tour of New Delhi to include Humanyun Tomb, Qutab Minar, India Gate, Birla Mandir, Bahai Temple. Optional tours in the evening can be arranged for sound and light show at the Red Fort. or local dance show.
DAY 03 :  DELHI-LUCKNOW  (FLIGHT), LUCKNOW-BALRAMPUR (297 KMS, 06-07 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, transport to railway station to board train for Lucknow. Arrive Lucknow and board our vehicle which awaits you to drive you to Balrampur. Enroute visit Sravasti. Arrive Balrampur and check in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 04 : BALRAMPUR-KUSHINAGAR
After breakfast, excursion to Lumbini, the place where Buddha was born. Continue drive to Kushinagar - the place where Buddha passed into Parinirvana for overnight.
DAY 05 :  KUSHINAGAR-PATNA
After breakfast, visit Ramabha stupa, Natha Kumarka Kot. Later drive to 2500 year old ancient city of Patna via Vaishali ,where Lord Buddha preached his last sermons Visit stupas holding urns containing ashes of Buddha and Ashok pillar erected by Emperor Ashoka to mark places sanctified by Buddha. The place is also known now for famous Madhubani paintings. Arrive Patna and check in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 06 :  PATNA-BODHGAYA
After breakfast, leave for Bodhgaya. Enroute visit Rajgir & Nalanda. Visit Gridhrakula, Sapataparni cave, Ajatsatru fort and Venuvana. Also visit Nalanda and monasteries and temples with impressive Buddhist & Hindu images. The Institute for research into Buddhism and Pali literature which houses rare manuscripts, is also worth visiting for the enthusiasts. Archaeological musuem is also not to be missed for the rare collections. Arrive Bodhgaya and check in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 07 :  BODHGAYA
Bodhgaya is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage centres, the "Bodhi" tree Satabodhi temple, Japanese and Tibetan monasteries alongwith Magadha university musuem are also to be visited.
DAY 08 :  BODHGAYA-VARANASI (243 KMS, 06-07 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, leave for Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi and check in at prebooked hotel. Rest of the day free for individual activities.
DAY 09 :  VARANASI
Early morning boat ride on river Ganges to see the beautiful sunrise at Ganges. After breakfast, city tour of Varanasi. Afternoon, excursion to Sarnath - the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon.
DAY 10 : VARANASI-DELHI (FLIGHT)
Morning, free. Afternoon, transfer to the airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival transfer to the international airport to board flight back home

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08 DAYS BUDDHIST PILGRIMAGE TOUR


DAY 01 :  ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival meet and assist at the airport and transfer to prebooked hotel.
DAY 02 :  DELHI - PATNA (FLIGHT)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board flight for Patna. Arrive Patna and transfer to prebooked hotel. Afternoon, excursion to Vaishali.
DAY 03 :  PATNA-BODHGAYA
After breakfast, leave for Bodhgaya. Enroute visit Rajgir and Nalanda. Arrive Bodhgaya and check in at prebooked hotel.
DAY 04 :  BODHGAYA
Full day sightseeing of Bodhgaya. Visiting places like Mahabodhi Tree and Main Temple, Monestries and Niranjan River.
DAY 05 :  BODHGAYA-VARANASI
After breakfast, leave for Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi and check in at prebooked hotel. Afternoon, free for individual activities.
DAY 06 :  VARANASI-AGRA (OVERNIGHT TRAIN)
Early morning boat ride on river Ganges to see the beautiful sunrise at Ganges. After breakfast, city tour of Varanasi. Afternoon, excursion to Sarnath - the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Evening, transfer to railway station to board overnight train for Agra. Overnight in the train.
DAY 07 :  ARRIVE AGRA
Arrive Agra in the morning and transfer to prebooked hotel. Afternoon, city tour of Agra. Visit the Taj Mahal, Red Fort & Itmad-ud-daulah.
DAY 08 : AGRA-DELHI
After breakfast, leave for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check in at prebooked hotel. Afternoon, half day city tour of Old Delhi.
DAY 09 : DEPART DELHI
After breakfast, half day city tour of New Delhi. Afternoon, free for shopping or other individual activities. In the evening, transfer to the airport to board flight back home.

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