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Buddhist Tour with Golden Triangle

15 Nights / 16 Days

Places Covered :Delhi - Lucknow - Sravasti - Kapilvastu - Lumbini - Kushinagar - Vaishali - Patna - Rajgir - Nalanda - Bodh Gaya - Varanasi - Sarnath - Agra - Jaipur

Itinerary


Day 01: Arrival Delhi
On arrival at Delhi, our representative will receive you at the arrival hall of the airport. Transfer and check-in into the hotel.

Day 02: Delhi
In the morning, proceed for the sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana in the old Delhi area and the Rashtrapati Bhawan, India Gate, Lakshmi-Narayan Temple, Qutub Minar and Bahai Temple in the New Delhi area. Enjoy a cultural show of Folk Dances of India in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03: Delhi / Lucknow / Sravasti
Check out and transfer to Railway Station to board the train to Lucknow. Upon arrival at Lucknow, drive to Sravasti. Visit Saheth-Maheth, Jetavana, ruins of Anandakuti and Gandhakuti, Pakki Kuti, Temples and Monasteries of Sri Lanka, China, Myanmar and Thailand and Jain Temple. Overnight stay at Sravasti.

Day 04: Sravasti / Kapilvastu / Lumbini
Check out and drive to Lumbini en-route visiting Kapilvastu. See the Eastern Stupa, Suddhodana's Palace, Sri Lanka Monastery and Temple and Mahinda Mahavihara. Proceed to Lumbini and check-in into the hotel. Visit the Rummendei Pillar, Mayadevi Temple, Lumbini Dharmodaya Samiti Dharamsala, Dharmaswami Maharaja Buddha Vihara, Monasteries of Myanmar, China, Japan, Korea and Thailand and Lumbini Research Institute. Overnight stay at Lumbini.

Day 05: Lumbini / Kushinagar
Check out in the morning and drive to Kushinagar. Upon arrival, check-in into the hotel. Kushinagar is the place where Lord Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana or the final exit from the earth. Visit the Mahaparinirvana Temple, Sri Lanka-Japan Monastery, Burmese Chandramani Bhikshu Bharamasala, Chinese Temple, Sri Lanka Japanese Foundation Meditation Center and Kushinagar Museum. Overnight stay at Kushinagar.

Day 06: Kushinagar / Vaishali / Patna
Check out in the morning and proceed to Patna en-route visiting Vaishali. Visit the Kutagarshala Vihara or Buddhist Stupa 2, Abhishek Pushkarini or Coronation Tank, Stupa 1 or Relic Stupa and Site Museum in Vaishali. Upon arrival at Patna, check-in into the hotel. Visit Kumrahar, Patna Museum, Gol Ghar, Patthar Ki Masjid, Gurudwara Harmandir Sahib, Jalan Museum and Gulzarbagh. Overnight stay at the hotel in Patna.

Day 07: Patna / Rajgir / Nalanda / Bodh Gaya

Check out in the morning and proceed to Bodh Gaya en-route visiting Rajgir and Nalanda. Visit the Gridhakuta Hill by the cable ropeway to see the stupa built by the Japanese. Nalanda was one of the greatest learning centers of the world. Upon arrival at Bodh Gaya, check-in into the hotel for an overnight stay

Day 08: Bodh Gaya
In the morning, visit the Mahabodhi Temple, Mahabodhi Tree, Animeshlochana Chaitya, Ratnachankrama or Jewel Walk, Ratnaghar Chaitya, Muchhalinda Pond, Bodh Gaya Museum, Magadh University Tibetan Monastery and Monasteries. Overnight stay at Bodh Gaya.

Day 09: Bodh Gaya / Varanasi
Check out in the morning and proceed to Varanasi. Upon arrival, check-in into the hotel. Visit the Dasashawamedha Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Manikarnika Kund, Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Banaras Hindu University. Overnight stay at Varanasi.

Day 10: Varanasi / Sarnath
In the morning, drive to Sarnath. See the Ashoka Pillar, Dhamekh Stupa, Dharamrajika Stupa, Mulgandhkuti Vihara, Chaukhandi, Sarnath Museum and Mahabodhi Society. You can also go on excursion to Kaushambi. Overnight stay at Varanasi.

Day 11: Varanasi / Agra
Morning is free at leisure. In the afternoon, check out and transfer to the railway station to board the train for Agra. Overnight stay on board.

Day 12: Agra
Upon arrival at Agra in the morning, transfer and check-in into the hotel. After the breakfast, visit the Taj Mahal and Red Fort. Overnight stay at Agra.

Day 13: Agra / Jaipur
Check out in the morning and drive to Jaipur en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Upon arrival at Jaipur, check-in into the hotel.

Day 14: Jaipur / Delhi
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Visit the Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Museum and Central Museum. Later, check out and depart for Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi, check-in into the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 15: Delhi

The day is free at leisure. You can explore the bazaars of Delhi for shopping such as Central Cottages Industries Emporium and Delhi Haat. There is also an option of dance and dinner at Chor Bizarre. Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 16: Departure Delhi

The day is free at leisure. Late evening transfer to the airport to board the flight for an onward destination.

(End of the Tour)