Multi-day & Extended Tours, Start Point Main Entrance, Varanasi Airport, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India to End Point Main Entrance, Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, Kanpur Road, Amausi, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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In this Buddhist Circuit Excursion Tour 11 Nights 12 Days includes all Buddhist essential features where our travelers can get full religious experience. Tour will start in Varanasi & ends in Lucknow. Tourist interest such as cultural places, historical places, ivory, Stupas, Monuments, Museums as well as Gardens and lakes that would simply leave an incredible mark in your mind.Highlights • Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological museum). • Morning boat ride on the River Ganges. • Bodhgaya- Mahabodhi Temple, Thai Temple and Bodhi Tree • Visit the ruins of Nalanda and Rajgir • Kushinagar- Mahaparinirvana Temple and Mukutbandhan Stupa • Lumbini- Birthplace of lord Buddha
Day 01. New Delhi – Varanasi:-Arrive at Varanasi and transfer to the hotel & overnight at hotel.  Day 02. Varanasi:-In morning after Breakfast half day city tour of Sarnath, 10 km from Varanasi, where the Buddha preached his first sermon in the Deer Park, contains the most impressive remains, as well as a modem temple. The Dharmarajika, Chaukhandi and Dhamek stupas are outstanding. There are also the remains of a monastery, and the beautifully polished Lion Capital of Ashoka. Return to hotel for overnight stay.  Day 03.  Varanasi – Bodhgaya:-Morning proceed for Bodhgaya drive. Bodhgaya is the place where Gautama Buddha attained unsurpassed, supreme Enlightenment. On arrival check into hotel and the rest of the day is free. You can leave for attending evening prayer at Mahabodhi temple. Later, return to the hotel and have a comfortable stay at night.  Day 04.  Bodhgaya:-Bodhgaya is counted one among the four most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites. After having your breakfast, leave for a sightseeing trip around this beautiful place & return to the hotel and stay overnight  Day 05.  Bodh Gaya - Rajgir:-After breakfast, depart for Rajgir & check into hotel.  Day 06.  Rajgir – Patna:-After breakfast, proceed to Patna by road.  Arrive in Patna and check into hotel. Patna is Bihar's capital city and can be used as a base to visit the Buddhist sites of Vaishali and Kesariya. Return to hotel for night stay. Day 07.  Patna- Vaishali - Kushinagar:-Morning proceed to Kushinagar visiting Vaishali .After that continue drive to Kushinagar . Overnight stay at Kushinagar hotel.  Day 08.  Kushinagar – Lumbini:-Morning after Breakfast drive to Lumbini - the birth place of Lord Buddha.. Afternoon visit the birth place of Buddha - Mayadevi Temple. Overnight stay at Lumbini hotel.  Day 09.  Lumbini – Kapilavastu:-Morning leave for Kapilavastu - the childhood home of Gautam Buddha. & also visit ruins of the Palaces Overnight stay at Kapilavastu hotel.  Day 10.  Kapilavastu – Sravasti:-In the morning after Breakfast proceed to Sravasti where the Buddha preached most of his sermons. Here he is said to have performed many miracles, and levitated. Overnight stay in Sravasti. Day 11.  Sravasti – Lucknow:-Afternoon drive  to Lucknow. Check-in and overnight stay at Hotel in Lucknow.  Day 12.  Departure From Lucknow:-Morning city tour of Lucknow covers Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and other historical monuments. In the evening transfer to Airport for flight to Departure take flight for onward journey.

What’s included

  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking private guide for 12 days
  • 11 Nights accommodation in 3- star hotels With Breakfast
  • Boat Ride at Varanasi
  • Tuk-Tuk Ride

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Dinner