Day 01 ARRIVAL DELHI
Welcome and garlanding on arrival and Transfer to Hotel.
Overnight at Hotel

DAY 02 DELHI - LUCKNOW - SRAVASTI
Morning : transfer to New Delhi railway station to connect train 2004 Shatabdi Express to Lucknow at ::-
Departs ex New Delhi at 0620 Hrs.
Arrives in Lucknow at 1235 Hrs.
Afternoon : Meet upon arrival at Lucknow and transfer Sravasti, 205 kms. / approx. 05 hrs. Upon arrival check-in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03 SRAVASTI - LUMBINI
Morning : visit Sravasti - Baheth Mahern capital of ancient Kingdom of Kosala, an active centre for Buddhism. Places of interest are Sahet Mahet, Angulimar's cave, and Sujata House.
Afternoon : Drive to LUMBINI, 200 kms. / approx. 05 Hrs. LUMBINI is a sacred place where Lord Budhha was born. Upon arrival check-in at Hotel
Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 04 LUMBINI - KUSHINAGAR
Morning : Visit the monuments in Lumbini and take time for performing sacred ceremonies. Visit the sacred gardens with MAYAVEDI TEMPLE depicting the birth of Lord Buddha, the ASHOKA PILLAR pinpointing the birth place and the SAKYAN TANK where Mayadevi, the mother of the Buddha is supposed have taken bath before bringing forth the baby. All around this holy sites are remnants of monasteries and chaityas built over centuries following the Buddha's birth in 623 B.C.
Afternoon : Drive to Kushinagar, 170 kms./ approx. 05 hrs . Upon arrival check-in at Hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.


DAY 05 KUSHINAGAR - PATNA
Morning : Sightseeing tour of Mahaparinirvana Temple and Rambhar Stupa., the place where Lord Buddha passed away into PARINIRVANA, till today its partial explanation has revealed the remains of at least ten ancient monasteries.
Afternoon : Later drive to Patna 250 kms./ approx. 07 hrs. Enroute visit Vaishali.
Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 06 PATNA - NALANDA - RAJGIR - BODHGAYA
Morning : drive to Bodhgaya, 200 kms. / 07 hrs. enroute visiting NALANDA & RAJGIR.
Upon arrival check-in at HOTEL.
Afternoon : Later for sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya - it is here where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree, the saplings of which can still be seen in the temple premises. Visit The Mahabodhi Temple - an architectural amalgation of many centuries and cultures - architectures of Gupta and later ages, inscriptions describing visits of pilgrims from Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and China are some examples. The Bodhi Tree - is situated inside the temple premises under which Buddha attained illumination. White , green, and red flags tied onto the tree, form a canopy over seven sacred shrines, which symbolises that Buddha spent seven weeks over here. Also visit Shaivite Monastery, The Buddha Archaeological Museum, and the Nirjana River.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 07 BODHGAYA - VARANSI
Morning : Drive to Varanasi, 255 kms. / 07 hrs.
Upon arrival in Varanasi, check-in at Hotel.
Afternoon : Free for own activities.
Overnight at Hotel .

DAY 08 VARANASI - AGRA
Early morning visit to River Ganges .
Morning : Excursion to SARNATH. Here Lord Buddha preached his first sermon after enlightenment and revealed the eight fold path, the Buddhists doctrine. Visit Chaukhandi Stupa, Ashok Pillar, Dhamek Stupa, Dharamika Stupa, Dhamek Stupa, Archaeological Museum.
Afternoon : Transfer to Airport to connect flight CD-7408 to Agra
Departs ex Varanasi at 15h00
Arrival at Agra at 16h50
Upon arrival at Agra Airport, transfer to the Hotel
Overnight at Hotel

DAY 09 AGRA - DELHI
Morning : Sightseeing tour of Agra
Afternoon : Excursion to FATEHPUR SIKRI, the deserted city of sandstone built by the emperor AKBAR. Built by Akbar, it is the most perfectly preserved and complete Mughal palace city of all. Although only ruined walls remain of the town, the magnificent palace complex still stands, the elaborately carved red sandstone and marble almost as it was 400 years ago and still with the pervasive atmosphere of Akbar's cultured and enlightened court.
Later drive to Delhi, 205 kms. / 05 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to city.
Upon arrival at Delhi, check-in at Hotel
Overnight at Hotel.


DAY 10 DEPARTURE DELHI
Morning : Proceed for tour to Old Delhi. Visiting, Red Fort - The old walled city from Mughal India, the chief attraction is the huge fort that contains within it palaces and impressive public buildings. Chandni Chowk - The main street of Old Delhi is the colourful shopping bazaar known as Chandni Chowk. Jama Masjid - The great mosque of Old Delhi is both the largest in India and the final architectural extravagance of Shah Jahan. Raj Ghat - On the banks of the Yamuna river, a simple square platform of black marble marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated following his assassination in 1948.
Afternoon : Continue to visit New Delhi.
Evening, transfer to international airport to connect flight to onward destination.
 

 

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