Start and end in New Delhi! With the religious sites tour Footsteps of Buddha, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 9 other destinations in Asia. Footsteps of Buddha includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Day 01: Arrival Delhi International Airport - Stay at DelhiArrive at Delhi airport. On Arrival Meet, Greet and assist by Yolo India representative an transfer to Hotel. Overnightstay in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi / Lucknow (By Flight) / Drive to Sravasti (180 Kms Drive)Breakfast at hotel. Later check out and drive to airport to connect the flight for Lucknow. On arrival in Lucknow, drive to Sravasti (180 Kms, 4:30 hrs). On arrival in Sravasti, check in to your hotel. Overnight in a hotel at Sravasti.
Day 03: Sravasti to Lumbini (190 Kms)Breakfast at hotel. After Breakfast Check out from hotel and visit Jetvanaram and Angulimal Caves. After sightseeing, drive to Lumbini (190 Kms, 5 - 6 hrs). Lumbini is at Nepal. On arrival in Lumbini, transfer to hotel, check-in. Overnight stay at Hotel. Note: Please be informed, Lumbini is located in Nepal so you will require a Multiple Entry Visa for India. Nepal entry visa fees is 25 USD fees which is paid by guest directly. Please carry Passport and 2 Photos.
Day 04: Lumbini to Kushinagar (130 Kms Drive)In and around KushinagarBreakfast at hotel, then visit birth place of Lord Buddha. After Sightseeing drive to Kushinagar (130 Kms, 4 hrs). Arrival Kushinagar, transfer to Mahaparinirvana temple and Rambhar Stupa (Cremation center). Check-in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Kushinagar to Patna via Vaishali (280 Kms Drive)Breakfast at hotel. After Breakfast, Check out from hotel and then drive to Patna (280 Kms, 07 hrs). En-route, visit Vaishali. Arrival Patna, check-in hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06: Patna-Nalanda-Rajgir-BodhgayaIn and around NalandaBreakfast at hotel then drive to Nalanda (85 Kms), visit ruins of ancient Nalanda university. Later, we will drive to Rajgir (15 Kms), visit Gridhkuta Peak, Venuvanaram and Bimbisara Jail. Drive to Bodhgaya. On arrival in Bodhgaya (65 Kms), transfer to hotel. Overnight in a hotel at Bodhgaya.
Day 07: BodhgayaBreakfast at the hotel. Later full day sightseeing at Bodhgaya, visiting places like Mahabodhi temple,Sujata Village, Niranajana River. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 08: Bodhgaya to Varanasi (250 Kms Drive)Breakfast at hotel then drive to Varanasi (250 kms). Enroute, visit Sarnath (14 Kms), Dhamekha Stupa and Deer Park. Back to Varanasi. Evening, Ganges Aarti at Varanasi. Overnight in a hotel at Varanasi.
Day 09: Varanasi / Delhi (By Flight)- Tour EndsEarly morning proceed for boat ride on holy river the Ganges with picturesque view of sunrise. Backhotel for breakfast, after breakfast at hotel then drive to Varanasi airport to connect the flight for Delhi. On arrival, Delhi proceed to connect the flight for onward destination. Our Tour Ends at Departure in Varanasi Airport