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Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour


Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
(11 Nights / 12 Days)

Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Nalanda - Rajgir Patna- Vashali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Balrampur - Lucknow

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Delhi - Park

Arrive DELHI. Meet on arrival by our representatives. Proceed to hotel and relax.
Overnight at Delhi.

Day 02: Agra - Howard Park Plaza
Early morning proceed to Agra by Shatabdi Express Train. Breakfast to be served in the train. Upon arrival transfer to Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of the Taj and Fort.
After Agra Fort we will visit BABY TAJ - The interiors of which are considered better than the Taj.

Day 3: Agra - Varanasi (by AIR)
After breakfast drive to Fatehpur Sikri and visit the Bulund Darwaza.
Reach and proceed to Sarnath.
Overnight at Varanasi.

Day 4: Varanasi - Bodhgaya
Morning boat ride on the Sacred River Ganges to rituals performed by priests and devotees. Half day guided tour of Varanasi including the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Gyanvapi Mosque and Benaras Hindu University. After lunch proceed for Bodhgaya.
Morning after an early breakfast proceed to Bodhgaya. Packed lunch to be served.

Day 5: Bodhgaya
Sightseeing of Maha Bodhi Temple and Tree. Visit the Chinese Temple. In the afternoon visit Niranjana Temple and River. Visit the school of the destitute. Lunch and dinner at Bodhgaya. Overnight at Bodhgaya. B'GAYA - LOTUS NIKKO B'GAYA / SUJATA

Day 6: Bodhgaya - Nalanda - Rajgir - Patna
Early morning proceed to visit the historical towns of Nalanda & Rajgir. Have lunch at Rajgir. Proceed to Patna after lunch. Overnight at Patna.

Day 7: Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar

Explore the side where Buddha was cremated and visit Mahaparinirvana Temple. Overnight at Kushinagar.

Day 8: Kushinagar - Lumbini
Proceed after breakfast. Reach and sightseeing.

Day 9: Lumbini - Balrampur by road.
Sight seeing of Shravasti

Day 10: Balrampur - Lucknow.
Reach and sight Seeing : explore this royal city of Nawabs.
Lucknow is caught in a time warp. It exists in an in-between land of the past and the present looking back constantly to the memories of a colonial-Nawabi past. There is at the same time a sense of pride at the thought of being after Delhi, the most important center of power in free India. Politics has indeed been Lucknow's forte but culture has been its historical identification.

Day 11: Lucknow - Delhi : by Shatabdi Express (1545 - 2145).

Arrive Delhi and check in at hotel.

Day 12: Delhi - Park

DELHI - Free to explore city and last minute shopping. Check out in the evening and proceed for The Dances of India Show. Have dinner then transfer to Airport for flight home.



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