India Buddhist Pilgrimage Tours - Footsteps of Lord Buddha

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India Buddhist Pilgrimage Tours itinerary (11 Nights / 12 Days)
India Buddhist Pilgrimage Tours
DAY 01 - Arrival Delhi.
Warm welcome and transfer to the prebooked hotel. Overnight.

Day 02 - Delhi Sightseeing Tour
Full day sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi with dinner at Hotel Broadway (Chor Bizzare) alongwith Enchanting India (Dances of India Show).

Day 03 - DELHI - VARANASI
Transfer to Airport for flight to Varanasi by Indian Airlines (9:40-10:55 a.m.). On arrival transfer to hotel. In the afternoon city tour of Varanasi covering - Alamgir Mosque or Beni Madhav Ka Darera, Dasaswamedh Ghat, Benares Hindu University & The Bharat Mata Temple. Overnight hotel.

Day 04 - VARANASI - SARNATH - VARANASI
Early morning boat ride on rive Ganges later we shall take an excursion to Buddhist town of Sarnath which is 10 Km from Varanasi- The hallowed spot where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon after enlightenment. Overnight hotel.

Day 05 - VARANASI - BODHGAYA {243 Km. (8 hrs-9 hrs)}
After breakfast Drive to Bodhgaya.Stay there for two nights with excursions to Rajgir Thirty-four kilometres from Gaya lies Rajgir in a verdant valley surrounded by rocky hills, Sapta pari cave( On the Vaibhara hill are the Saptparni caves where the first Buddhist Council was held) and Venevamas. Above two days you will come across with many locales of Buddhist significance, i.e. Rajgir: an important Buddhist pilgrimage since the Buddha spent 12 years here, and the first Buddhist council after the Buddha attained Nirvana was held here. Overnight hotel.

Day 06 - BODHGAYA
Full day free for meditation.

Day 07 - BODHGAYA - PATNA ENROUTE VISITING NALANDA & RAJGIR {120 Km.(2-3 hrs)}
Drive you to Patna enroute visiting Nalanda: founded in the 5th century known as center of intellectualism. On arrival in Patna check in into hotel. Overnight hotel.

Day 08 - PATNA - KUSHINAGAR VISITING VAISHALI (253 Km.)
Morning proceed to Vaishali, a very special place to Buddhists as The Lord delivered his last sermon & announced his impending Nirwana. See the majesty of Ashok Pillar - Lotus tank, Chaumukhi & proceed to Kushinagar for overnight stay.

Day 09 - KUSHINAGAR - SHRAVASTI
Morning visit Mahanirvana temple, the modern Japan / Srilanka Buddhist center & monasteries, then proceed to Sravasti where you will see the extensive ruins of this ancient city & Jetavana monastery. On arrival check in into hotel. Overnight hotel.

Nepal Lumbini Pilgrimage Tours
Day 10 - SHRAVASTI / LUMBINI {197 Km. )
Drive you to Lumbini - the birthplace of BUDDHA. On arrival check in into hotel. Today relax in the hotel Overnight hotel.

Day 11 - LUMBINI-BHAIRWA AIRPORT/KATHMANDU
Morning visit to Ashoka's pillar (249 BC) rediscovered in 1890. s inside thick sal forest, a temple of Mayadevi, the ruins of an old monastery and some new stupa. Transfer to Bhairwa Airport for onward journey.Arrival Kathmandu, Evening Free & O/night Hotel

Day 12 - Kathmandu
After breakfast, fullday sightseeing tour covering Kathmandu City, Swayambunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhnath and Bhaktapur City.

Testimonials

  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak
  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak
  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak

Testimonials

  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak
  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak
  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak

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