Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 5Night-6Days Gaya

Destination Covered : Kolkata - Gaya - Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Kolkata.

Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days


DAY 01 : Arr. CCU. - Gaya (No Meals) (O/N Coach)
Welcome garland on arrival. Meet & assist, drive to Bodhgaya (500 Kms / 10 Hrs.). O/N on coach.

DAY 02 : Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Bodhgaya (B/L/D)
Morning arrive Bodhgaya. Transfer to hotel for breakfast. After then Excursion to Rajgir, Rajgir is a site of great Sanctity and significance for Buddhists. Afternoon visit Gridhkutta Hill, Bimbisar jail & Ajatashatru's Fort. After lunch drive to 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. There is even a monument to facilitate Chinese traveler monk and writer Hiuen Tsang who studied at this university in the 7th century A.D. After visit drive back to Bodhgaya. Dinner & O/N at hotel in Bodhgaya.

DAY 03 : Arr. Bodhgaya (B/L/D).
Full day at Bodhgaya. Visit MahaBodhi Temple, Sujata Village, Niranjana River & various International monasteries. All meals & O/N at a hotel In Bodhgaya.

DAY 04 : Bodhgaya – Varanasi (B/L/D) 
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Varanasi. ON arrival, excursion to Sarnath, about 12 kms from the holy city of Varanasi – is the blessed locale where more than 2500 years ago Buddha chooses to deliver his first sermon after getting enlightenment in Bodhgaya. Visit Dhamekha Stupa, Deer Park museum (Closed on Friday). Dinner & O/N at a hotel in Varanasi.

DAY 05 : Varanasi – CCU (B/L/D) (O/N Train) 
Early morning boat ride on Holy river the Ganges with picturesque of sunrise. Back to hotel for breakfast. After then explore the Holy City of Varanasi, which is enriched in ancient heritage. After lunch, timely transfer to Railway station to catch the train for Kolkata. O/n on board train.

DAY 06 : CCU + Dep. (B/L)
Morning arrive Kolkata, transfer to Hotel for wash & Change. After breakfast proceed for city tour of Kolkata, visit Howrah Bridge, Mother Teresa Orphanage, Victoria Memorial & Kali Temple. In between lunch at city restaurant. Timely transfer to airport to catch the flight for onwards destination.