Buddhist Tour Package
Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
- 15 Nights Accommdation
- Tour Guide
- All Sighseeing by AC Car
On arrival in Delhi , Buddhist Tour in India Representative will transfer you to check-in to hotel. Have dinner and stay overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast have a fabulous city tour which covers various heritage spots and architectural master pieces in Delhi including Qutub Minar: a UNESCO world heritage site , Mahatma Gandhi Memorial. Also you will be taken to have a look at the India Gate ( earlier known as All India War Memorial), government buildings like Parliament House in the surrounding area including the majestic Rashtrapati Bhawan or the President’s house by drive pass and visit to the Red Fort ( situated in Old Delhi) and Chandni Chowk market (heaven for shopping goers).
Come back to the hotel for an overnight stay at Delhi Hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. En-route visit Neemrana Fort , after that continue your drive to Jaipur. Check-in to hotel. Evening is free time to enjoy the city atmosphere of Pink City.
You have option to visit Chauki Dhani in Jaipur (Ticket on Own) or can enjoy Light & Sound show in Amber Fort.Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Jaipur.
After Breakfast, visit for Jaipur City Tour. Start the tour with the Elephant Ride at Amber Fort followed by Hawa Mahal ( Palace of Winds) and Jantar Mantar (Royal observatory) of Jaipur .
After lunch, drive to Agra . En-route visit old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty in Fatehpur Sikri . Visit local sightseeing of Fatehpur Sikri like Buland Darwaza , Diwan-i-Aam (Hall of Public Audience) & Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) .
On arrival in Agra check-in to hotel & stay overnight at Agra.
After breakfast, visit the Wonder of World Taj Mahal which Mughal Ruler Shah Jahan dedicated to his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal.
Later visit UNESCO World Heritage Site Agra Fort famous for Diwan-i-Aam (Hall of Public Audience) and Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) and houses many royal palaces of Mughal Era.
Return back to hotel. Night stay at hotel in Agra.
After breakfast, drive to Sankisa , ( Place where Buddha returned from heaven after teaching Abhidhamma ). Check-in to hotel.
After Lunch we will have local sightseeing of Sankasya - At the spot of descent stands a temple with a statue of the Buddha. The place is also known for a temple and an excavated Ashokan Elephant Pillar which is built in memory of Maya Devi . She saw a dream of elephat before the birth of Lord Buddha. There is also a Sri Lankan Buddhist School and Monastery.
Dinner and overnight stay in Sankisa.
After breakfast, drive to Shravasti . En-route have lunch in Lucknow . If interest can enjoy half day sightseeing in Lucknow. Continue drive to Shravasti. Check-in to Hotel.
In evening have some leisure time. Have dinner and stay at night at hotel.
After breakfast , visit Saheth Jetvanaram , Maheth and Angulimal Caves.
Latter drive to Lumbini . Kindly obtain double entry visa for India & single entry visa for Nepal . On arrival, check-in to hotel stay overnight in Lumbini.
After breakfast, drive to Childhood home of Gautama Buddha Kapilvastu . Enjoy the Local Sightseeing of Kapilvastu like Kapilvastu Kingdom Complex , Lumbini Garden Complex and Tilaurakot Museum.
In evening return back to Lumbini & overnight stay in Lumbini.
After breakfast, we will visit Holy Birth place of Siddharth Gautama which also has Buddhist Monasteries and Nunnery.
Later drive to Kushinagar . Have dinner and stay at night at hotel in Kushinagar.
After breakfast, visit Mahaparinirvana Temple ( Where Lord Buddha Took His Last Breathe), Rambhar Stupa (Cremation Site of Lord Buddha) and Japan Temple . Later, drive to Vaishali.
Later visit Ashokan Pillar -Emperor Ashoka built Lion Pillar at Kolhua.It is made of a highly polished single piece of red sandstone, surmounted by a bell shaped capital and Buddha Stupa-I: Abhiskek Pushkarni (Coronation tank).
And cover Last Sermon place of Buddha in Vaishali . Later drive to Rajgir. Have dinner and night stay in Rajgir.
After breakfast, Rajgir, the capital of the Magadha Empire and is a pilgrimage of Buddhists. The Japanese Buddhists have built the massive Vishwashanti Stupa (World Peace Stupa) on the Ratnagiri Hill which can be accessed by a chairlift.
The stupa has statues of Buddha at the four stages of his life - birth, enlightenment, first sermon and Mahaparinirvana . Griddhakuta (Vulture’s Peak) located on Ratnagiri Hill is another site where Buddha stopped by to preach.
Later visit Nalanda . Spread over 14 hectares, the Nalanda University Archaeological Complex is ancient university. After the walk around the ruins, visit the Xuan Zang Memorial Hall , a Chinese pagoda built by Chinese Buddhists.
Later drive to Bodhgaya . Have dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Bodhgaya.
After breakfast, we drive to visit Lord Buddha Temple . Visit other sightseeing places like Bodhi Tree , Sujata Village. Come back for lunch.
Later, drive to Gaya. En-route visit Dungeshwari Cave Temples also known as the Mahakala Caves. Lord Buddha underwent years of penance here before he descended to Bodhgaya.
Return back to Bodhgaya. Have dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Bodhgaya.
After Breakfast transfer to Varanasi . Check-in to hotel and have lunch in hotel.
In evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken for world famous Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat . Get a glimpse of the cultural diversity and social and religious activities being carried out at the Ganga Ghats in Varanasi . Night stay at hotel in Varanasi.
Early morning feel spirituality of Subah-e-Banaras in Varanasi in which you will enjoy Boat Ride in the Ganges while Sunrise . Experience the different Ghats of Varanasi . Each Ghat has its own history and value. Come back to hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast, we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath . Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples at deer park(Rishipattana) .Other Local Sightseeing of Sarnath is the Buddha Temples , Dhamekha Stupa , Chaukhandi Stupa , Mulagandh Kuti Vihara and the Archaeological Museum.
Enjoy Evening Ritual Ceremony in Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple in Sarnath .
OR, Return to hotel in Varanasi. Have dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Varanasi Airport drop to connect flight for Delhi airport. On arrival in Delhi, drop to airport/railway station with pleasant memory of holy trip in India.