Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 9N-10D Kolkata
Destination Covered : Kolkata - Patna - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Sravasti - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna - Kolkata.
Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days
DAY 01 : Arr. Kolkata:
Welcome garland on arrival. Meet & assist, Transfer to Hotel. Overnight at a hotel in Kolkata.
DAY 02 : Kolkata / Patna:
Breakfast at hotel. Later Proceed for half day sightseeing, visit of Victoria Memorial. Afternoon transfer to airport to connect the flight for Patna. On arrival Patna check in and overnight at hotel in Patna.
DAY 03 : Patna / Kushinagar:
Early morning drive to Kushinagar (approx. 260 Kms. / 7 hrs. drive) enroute visit Vaishali. Lunch will be served enroute. On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at a hotel.
DAY 04 : 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 05 : Lumbini / Sravasti:
Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit the Holy Birth place of Lord Buddha. Early Lunch and drive to Sravasti (180 kms). Enroute visit Kapilvastu (10 kms). On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner & overnight in at hotel.
DAY 06 : 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 07 : Varanasi / Bodhgaya:
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. After Lunch drive to Bodhgaya. On arrival check in, Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
DAY 08 : 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 09 : Bodhgaya / Rajgir / Nalanda / Patna / Kolkata (By train)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Rajgir (65 Kms). Visit Gridhkutta (Vulture's peak), World Peace Stupa, and Venuvanaram & Bimbisar Prison. Lunch at hotel in 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 transfer to railway station to connect the train for Kolkata. Overnight on Train.
DAY 10 : Arr. Kolkata:
Arrival Kolkata. Day free at Leisure. Evening transfer to airport to connect the flight for onward destination.