Footsteps of Buddha

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Arrive Delhi then Tour Start to Back To Delhi

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Highlights • Mahabodhi Temple - depicting the various phases of Buddha's journey towards enlightenment, showing different aspects of his life. • Lumbini: The birth place of Lord Buddha. • Visit to Sarnath: At a distance of only 10-km from the famous Hindu pilgrimage Varanasi, after attaining Enlightenment Lord Buddha went to Sarnath. • Visit to Kushinagar: Kushinagar is another principal center of Buddhism, worth a sincere admiration, is the place where Lord Buddha passed away at this place near the Hiranyavati River and was cremated at the Rambhar stupa. • Visit to Sravasti: The capital of Kosala Mahajanapada in the ancient times, Sravasti is also known as Sahet-Mahet. During the annual Vassavasa, the city hosted the Lord for 25 years • Enjoy the company of our knowledgeable Local Tour Guide, who will brief you about the important sites.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi Arrive Delhi airport. Our representative will be at the airport to welcome you and will assist you till check in. Overnight stay at hotel. Day 02: Delhi After breakfast, enjoy a full day combined city tour of Old & New Delhi.In Old Delhi, visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948.In New Delhi drive past the Presidential Palace, the Rashtrapati Bhawan and the secretariat buildings, the impressive Rajpath to the World War I memorial arch, the India Gate. Visit Humayun’s Tomb built in 1565 AD and Qutub Minar, 72 meters high. Overnight stay at the hotel.Day 03: Delhi – Patna (By Flight G8 140 Depart at 10:25 Hrs and arrive at 12:10 Hrs)   Patna – Nalanda - Rajgir - Bodhgaya (Approx. 180 Kms / 06 Hrs drive)Early morning transfer to the Airport to connect flight for Patna. Upon arrival, drive to Bodhgaya, Enroute visit Nalanda and Rajgir. Overnight stay at Hotel.Day 04: Bodhgaya  After breakfast sightseeing of Bodhgaya. Overnight stay at Hotel. Day 05:  Bodhgaya – Varanasi (Approx. 247 Kms / 7 Hrs drive) After breakfast drive to Varanasi. On arrival, transfer to the hotel for check-in. Evening visit river Ganga Ghat to attend the holy Aarti. Overnight stay at Hotel.Day 06: Varanasi  Early morning boat tour on River Ganges to visit Bathing Ghats, and visit various temples and city tour of Varanasi. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath. Overnight stay at Hotel.Day 07: Varanasi – Kushinagar (Approx. 265 Kms / 07 Hrs drive)After breakfast drive to Kushinagar. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later visit Mahaparinirvana Temple and Rambhar Stupa. Overnight stay at Hotel.Day 08: Kushinagar – Lumbini  (Approx. 170 Kms / 04 Hrs drive) Morning drive to Lumbini. On arrival transfer to the hotel.Later enjoy sightseeing of Lumbini where the Lord Buddha was born. Overnight stay at Hotel. Day 09:  Lumbini – Sravasti (Approx. 180 Kms / 04 Hrs drive) After early breakfast, drive to Sravasti. Sravasti (Sahet-Mahet) capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, an active center for Buddhism. Overnight stay at hotel.Day 10: Sravasti – Lucknow (Approx. 170 Kms / 04 Hrs drive)           Lucknow – Delhi (By Train # 12003 Lucknow Swran Shatabdi @ 1535 / 2215 Hrs) Morning breakfast and proceed to Lucknow to board the train to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, transfer you to Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.Day 11: Delhi – Departure  Morning breakfast at Hotel. Later on time, transfer to International Airport to connect flight for onward destination.

What’s included

  • a)
  • On Twin Sharing basis at each place for total 10 Nights, using Standard Category Hotels.
  • b)
  • Room with Breakfast + Dinner at each place in respective hotels (on Buffet / fixed menu basis)
  • c)
  • All transport services including all arrival/departure transfers at the Airport, railway station, sightseeing and all excursions as per the above program by using Air Conditioned vehicle.
  • d)
  • Also there will be an Accompanied English Speaking Escort services throughout the trip right from arrival in Patna on Day 3 till departure from Lucknow on Day 10.
  • e)
  • Aircon Chair Car Class for sector Lucknow – Delhi.
  • f) Shared Boat Ride at River Ganges in Varanasi.
  • Airfare for Delhi / Patna sector.
  • h)
  • Government Tax.
  • Entry/Admission - Sarnath
  • Entry/Admission - Mahaparinirvana Temple

What’s not included

  • a. Any expenses of personal nature such as telephone, laundry, alcohol etc.
  • b. Airport tax, if any.
  • c. Any Lunches.
  • d. Camera / Video fee at the monuments or any expenses not mentioned above.
  • e. Visa, insurance etc.
  • f. Monument entrance fees at each place to be settled at the time of visiting.
  • g. Tips & porterage at the Hotels/Restaurants, Driver & Guide.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi Arrive Delhi airport. Our representative will be at the airport to welcome you and will assist you till check in. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi After breakfast, enjoy a full day combined city tour of Old & New Delhi. In Old Delhi, visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. In New Delhi drive past the Presidential Palace, the Rashtrapati Bhawan and the secretariat buildings, the impressive Rajpath to the World War I memorial arch, the India Gate. Visit Humayun’s Tomb built in 1565 AD and Qutub Minar, 72 meters high. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Delhi – Patna (By Flight G8 140 Depart at 10:25 Hrs and arrive at 12:10 Hrs)    Patna – Nalanda - Rajgir - Bodhgaya (Approx. 180 Kms / 06 Hrs drive) Early morning transfer to the Airport to connect flight for Patna. Upon arrival, drive to Bodhgaya, Enroute visit Nalanda and Rajgir. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04: Bodhgaya  After breakfast sightseeing of Bodhgaya. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 05:  Bodhgaya – Varanasi (Approx. 247 Kms / 7 Hrs drive) After breakfast drive to Varanasi. On arrival, transfer to the hotel for check-in. Evening visit river Ganga Ghat to attend the holy Aarti. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 06: Varanasi  Early morning boat tour on River Ganges to visit Bathing Ghats, and visit various temples and city tour of Varanasi. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07: Varanasi – Kushinagar (Approx. 265 Kms / 07 Hrs drive) After breakfast drive to Kushinagar. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later visit Mahaparinirvana Temple and Rambhar Stupa. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 08: Kushinagar – Lumbini  (Approx. 170 Kms / 04 Hrs drive) Morning drive to Lumbini. On arrival transfer to the hotel.Later enjoy sightseeing of Lumbini where the Lord Buddha was born. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 09:  Lumbini – Sravasti (Approx. 180 Kms / 04 Hrs drive) After early breakfast, drive to Sravasti. Sravasti (Sahet-Mahet) capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, an active center for Buddhism. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10: Sravasti – Lucknow (Approx. 170 Kms / 04 Hrs drive)           Lucknow – Delhi (By Train # 12003 Lucknow Swran Shatabdi @ 1535 / 2215 Hrs) Morning breakfast and proceed to Lucknow to board the train to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, transfer you to Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 11: Delhi – Departure   Morning breakfast at Hotel. Later on time, transfer to International Airport to connect flight for onward destination.
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