Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 5N-6D
Destination Covered : Kolkata - Gaya - Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda – Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Kolkata.
Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days
DAY 01 : Arr. Kolkata. – Gaya:
Welcome garland on arrival. Meet & assist, drive to Bodhgaya (500 Kms / 10 Hrs.). Overnight on coach.
DAY 02 : Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda – Bodhgaya:
Arrival Bodhgaya. Transfer to hotel for breakfast. Excursion to Rajgir - is la site of great Sanctity and significance for Buddhists. Afternoon proceed to visit Gridhkutta Hill, Bimbisar jail & Ajatashatru's Fort. Lunch will be served at Rajgir and then will drive toward Nalanda, which is 12kms. Drive (15 minutes). It was one of the oldest Universities of the World & International Centre for Buddhist Studies, Nalanda was one of the greatest monastic universities of the ancient world University established in 5th century BC. After visit, drive back to Bodhgaya. Dinner & Overnight at a hotel in Bodhgaya.
DAY 03 : Bodhgaya:
Full day at Bodhgaya. Visit MahaBodhi Temple, Sujata Village, Niranjana River & various International monasteries. All meals & Overnight at a hotel In Bodhgaya.
DAY 04 : Bodhgaya – Varanasi:
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Varanasi (250 kms). On arrival check in to the hotel and then proceed to Sarnath (14 kms), Visit Dhamekha Stupa and Deer park. Back to Varanasi. Check-in hotel, Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Varanasi.
DAY 05 : Varanasi – Kolkata:
Early morning boat ride in Holy River Ganges then proceed for city tour. Evening transfer to Varanasi railway station to catch the train to Kolkata. Overnight on train.
DAY 06 : Kolkata - Departure:
On arrival Kolkata, transfer to hotel for wash & Change. Later on city tour of Kolkata, visit Howrah Bridge, Victoria Memorial & Kali Temple. Evening departure transfer to airport to connect the flight for onward destination.