WONDERS OF BUDDHIST TOUR

From SGD $ 1135

Day 1 – Delhi/ Lucknow / Sravasti (175Kms/ 4 Hrs)

Arrive Delhi CP and depart for Lucknow. Upon arrival at Lucknow International airport meet with our representative at the airport arrival lounge.  After meet and greet at airport proceed to Sravasti. Arrive Sravasti, transfer to hotel and Check in the Hotel. Dinner &Overnight in Sravasti.  

 

Day 2 - Sravasti / Lumbini (202Kms/ 6 hrs)

After Breakfast visit Sahet Mahet, capital of ancient Kingdom of Kosala, JetvanaVihar & Buddhist temples. After Visit leave for Lumbini Arrive Lumbini, Check in at the hotel. Dinner & Overnight at the Hotel  Lumbini- where Lord Buddha was born.  

 

Day 3 - Lumbini/ Kushinagar (120Kms / 3 Hrs.)

Breakfast at the hotel. After Breakfast visit Lumbini- the birthplace of Lord Buddha. The birthplace of Lord Buddha where he known as Gautam in his childhood, Lumbini is situated in the southern Terai plains of Nepal. Lumbini is also a World Heritage Monument of UNESCO.  Also visit the Ashoka Pillar. It was built in the year 259BC, by King Ashoka of India. When he constructed this pillar, the King exempted the villagers from paying tax and gave out 100 golden coins to the people. In the 07th century, the pillar was struck by lightning and split into two parts. The site was lost for six centuries and covered with dense forest before being re-foundin1895. After visit Leave for Kushinagar. Arrive Kushinagar, transfer to hotel and check in at the Hotel  Kushinagar– The place where Buddha entered perfect tranquility the state of MahaPariNirvana. Dinner & Overnight at the Hotel

 

Day 4 - Kushinagar / Varanasi (230 Kms/ 6 Hrs)

Early Morning visitMahaPariNirvana temple &Ramabhar Stupa (cremation place of Lord Buddha). Return to the Hotel for Breakfast. After breakfast leave Kushinagar for Varanasi enrout visiting Saranath (260 KMs / 8 hrs) Sarnath. It enjoys the extraordinary privilege of Lord Buddha delivering his first sermon after attaining enlightenment 2500 years ago. It is about 10 km from Varanasi and holds a number of Buddhist sites that include the famous Dhamekh Stupa, the seat of the holy 'Buddha'. You can also visit the ruins of Dharmarajika Stupa and Mulagandhakuti Temple, where Lord Buddha is said to have rested and meditated while in Sarnath. The Ashoka Pillar built by the emperor Ashoka is a must see in Sarnath.  On arrival check in at the Hotel. Dinner &Overnight at the Hotel

 


Day 5 - Varanasi / Bodhgaya (250 Kms/ 6 Hrs)

Early Morning enjoy Tea / Coffee at the Hotel Early morning boat ride on river Ganges to see the Bathing & Cremation Ghats. Return to the Hotel for Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast Morning city sightseeing tour visiting Bharat Mata temple, and Banaras Hindu University. After the visit proceed to Bodhgaya (242 kms), On arrival at Bodhgaya, Check in at the Hotel

Bodhgaya- the place where Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment under the sacred Bodhi Tree.  


 


Day 6 - Bodhgaya / Patna (176 Kms/ 6 hrs)


After breakfast excursion to Bodhgaya and Gaya. We will be visiting The Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Great Buddha Statue, Niranjana River, and Sujata Temple And lots of other significant temples.The Mahabodhi temple built on the east of the sacred tree stands majestically 17 feet high on a base 5 feet square, and consists of a soaring pyramidal tower surmounted by a stupa. The Vajrasana or Diamond Throne lying between the Bodhi Tree and the temple marks the actual spot where Buddha sat in meditation and attained supreme knowledge. A gilded Buddha smiles upon the visitors from a niche in the wall of the temple, and his footsteps carved in stone hold flower offerings from the devout. Unbelievable peace pervades the atmosphere giving credence to legend Besides the Mahabodhi temple; we would visit several Buddhist temples built by the followers of Buddhism from all over the world.After the visit Leave for Patna enroute visiting Rajgir&Nalanda. Rajgir is a site of great sanctity and significance for Buddhists. Afternoon visit Gridhakuta Hill, Bimbisara jail. Drive to Nalanda which is 14 kms drive and it was one of the oldest University of the World & International Centre for Buddhist Studies. Drive to Patna which is 90 kms. Your wonderful vacation comes to an end. Arrive Patna International Airport to connect to your onward flight.

 

Tour Concludes

 

The above cost includes the following services:

  • 5 Nights’ accommodation non-twin sharing basis.
  • 5 Dinner & 5 Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Meeting and assistance at airport by our representative. 
  • Arrival & Departure transfer by Air-condition vehicle as mention on the cost sheet
  • Sightseeing tours by Air-condition vehicle with English Speaking Guide & Applicable 
  • Entrance fees as per the Itinerary only
  • Presently applicable taxes.

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