Start and end in New Delhi! With the independent tour Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 6 other destinations in Asia. Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, meals, transport and more.
In and around New DelhiOn arrival meet our representative at airport and transfer to hotel. If time will permit than you can proceed for sightseeing of Delhi. Overnight stay in hotel.Start point Any where in Delhi NCR, Delhi, India 00:00 - 23:55
Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi airport (210 Kms) to connect with your flight for Varanasi. Upon arrival at Varanasi you will be pick up and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.
Early morning proceed for boat ride in river Ganges. Later return to hotel and after breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing of Varanasi. Visit Sarnath (Buddhist Pilgrimage) Sarnath is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna. Further visit Banaras Hindu University, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Ghats of Varanasi. Evening visit Ganga ghat to see famous Ganga Aarti on the bank of river Ganges.. Overnight stay in hotel.
Morning after breakfast drive to Bodhgaya. On arrival check in hotel. Bodhgaya is the place of the Budhas Enlightenment and spritual home of Buddhists. Bodhgaya situated near the river Niranjana, is one of the holiest Buddhist centres and in the second place of the four holy sites in Buddhism. Later proceed for sightseeing of Bodhgaya. Visit Mahabodhi Temple, Monastries of different countries and Archaeological Museum. Overnight stay in hotel.
Morning after breakfast proceed for Rajgir (80 kms / 2 hrs). Rajgir is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site since the Buddha spent 12 years and the first Buddhist council after the Buddha was hosted here at the Saptaparni caves. Later visit Gridhakuta Hill, Bimbisara Jail. Further drive to Nalanda (15 kms / 30 min). It was one of the oldest Universities of the world and International Centre for Buddhist Studies. Evening return to Bodhgaya. Overnight stay in hotel.
In and around KushinagarMorning after breakfast proceed for Kushinagar. On arrival check in hotel. Later visit Mahaparinirvana Temple, where Buddha took his last breathe and Rambhar Stupa, Cremation site of Lord Buddha. Overnight stay in hotel.
Morning after breakfast drive to Lumbini. Birth place of Lord Buddha. On arrival check in hotel. Later visit birth place of Buddha (Mayadevi Temple). Overnight stay in hotel.
Morning after breakfast proceed for Kushinagar (140 kms / 3 hrs). On arrival visit Kapilvastu, the childhood home of Gautam Buddha. Further proceed for Sravasti (125 kms / 03 hrs). On arrival check in hotel. Sravasti is place where Buddha preached most of the sermons. It is said here he performed many miracles and levitated. Visit Sahet Mahet and Angulimal Caves. Overnight stay in hotel.
Morning after breakfast proceed for Lucknow. On arrival you will transfer to Lucknow airport to connect with your flight for Delhi. Upon arrival you will be pick up and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.
This day you will be transfer to Delhi airport on time to connect with your flight for onward journey.End point Delhi NCR, Delhi, India 00:00 - 23:55