Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 8N-9D Gaya
Destination Covered : Gaya - Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Sravasti - Varanasi
Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
DAY 01 : Arr. Bodhgaya:
On arrival Gaya airport. Welcome & assistances at airport, then you will be transfer to Bodhgaya hotel. Overnight in a hotel at Bodhgaya.
DAY 02 : Bodhgaya:
After breakfast proceed for full day tour to Bodhgaya visit MahaBodhi Temple, Sujata Village, Niranjana River, 80 feet high lord Buddha Statue & Various international monasteries. Lunch & Dinner at hotel. Overnight at a hotel in Bodhgaya.
DAY 03 : Bodhgaya / Rajgir / Nalanda / Patna:
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Rajgir (65 Kms). Visit Gridhkutta (Vulture's peak), World Peace Stupa, and Venuvanaram & Bimbisar Prison. Lunch at hotel Rajgir. Drive continue to Nalanda (12 kms) to visit the ruins of world ancient University. It was one of the oldest Universities of the World & International Centre for Buddhist Studies. Thereafter drive to Patna, on arrival check in at hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at a hotel in Patna.
DAY 04 : Patna / Vaishali / Kushinagar:
Early morning drive to Kushinagar (approx. 260 Kms / 7 hrs. drive), enroute visit Vaishali (Ashokan Pillar). Lunch will be served enroute. On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at a hotel.
DAY 05 : Kushinagar / Lumbini :
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to visit Mahaparnirvana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Ramabhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha) and Japan Temple. Back hotel for Lunch. After lunch drive (170 kms. / approx. 04 hrs. drive) to Lumbini (in Nepal). Kindly obtain double entry visa for India & single entry visa for Nepal). On arrival, check in at hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Lumbini.
DAY 06 : Lumbini / Sravasti:
Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit the Holy Birth place of Lord Buddha. Early Lunch and drive to Sravasti (180 kms). Enroute visit Kapilavastu (10 kms). On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner & overnight in at hotel.
DAY 07 : Sravasti / Varanasi:
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for visit Saheth (Jetvanaram) & Maheth (Angulimal Caves). Lunch at hotel and then will drive to Varanasi, on arrival check in to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight in at hotel.
DAY 08 : Varanasi :
Early morning boat ride in Holy River Ganges. After breakfast and proceed to Sarnath (14 kms), Visit Dhamekha Stupa and Deer park. Afternoon back to hotel for lunch. Evening free at leisure. Dinner & Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.
DAY 09 : Varanasi + Departure:
Breakfast at hotel. Later morning free for own activities. Afternoon drive to airport to catch the flight for onward destination.