Buddha Circle Tour
Varanasi –Bodhgaya-Nalanda-Vaishali-Kushinagar-Lumbini-Kapilvastu-Sravasti-Lucknow-varanasi (09 Nights/ 10 Days)
Day 01: Varanasi
Early morning train reaches Varanasi and you are transferred to the hotel. The afternoon half-day city tour of Varanasi includes a visit to Benaras Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple, Vishwanath Temple etc. Overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.
Day 02: Varanasi – Bodhgaya
Get a real feeling of Varanasi-the gate to Moksha, by early morning boat ride on River Ganges. Later in the morning you are driven to Bodhgaya, visiting Sarnath on the way. Arrival at Bodhgaya follows check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Bodhgaya
The day begins with sightseeing of Bodhgaya and later excursion to Rajgir and Nalanda.
Rajgir: Rajgir is an important Buddhist pilgrimage place. Lord Buddha spent a considerable part of his life and the first Buddhist council was held here (after Buddha attained Nirvana).
Nalanda: Nalanda was a great center of Buddhist learning in ancient times. The Nalanda University was founded in the 5th century and developed as a center of intellectualism. Overnight stay at hotel in Bodhgaya.
Day 04: Bodhgaya – Vaishali – Kushinagar
From Bodhgaya proceed to Vaishali. Lord Buddha delivered his last sermon and announced his impending ” Nirvana”. Highlights of Vaishali include the Ashoka Pillar, Lotus tank and Chaumukhi. The next destination after Vaishali is Kushinagar. Arrival at Kushinagar follows check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05: Kushinagar – Lumbini
Excursion at Kushinagar starts with a visit to the Mahanirvana Temple and follows visits to the modern Japan/Srilanka Buddhist center and monasteries. Thereafter proceed to Lumbini (the place where Lord Buddha was born). Overnight stay at hotel in Lumbini.
Day 06: Lumbini – Kapilvastu – Sravasti
In the morning, visit the Ashoka pillar (249 BC), Mayadevi temple, the ruins of an old monastery and some new Stupas. In the afternoon you will be driven to Sravasti, where lies the extensive ruins of this ancient city and the famous Jetavana Monastery. On arrival at Sravasti, you will be transferred to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 07: Sravasti – Lucknow
In the morning a city tour of Sravasti is arranged and later you will be driven to Lucknow. Check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 08: Lucknow
Morning city tour of Lucknow covers Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and other historical monuments. In the evening transfer to Airport for flight to Delhi. On arrival transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 09 : Lucknow- Varanasi
After breakfast proceed to Varanasi.. After reach Varanasi transfer to hotel, take some rest after freshment go for evening Ganga Maha Arati.. and Boating in Holy River Ganga.and Night stay in Hotel.
Day 10 : Varanasi Check out
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drop to railway station / Airport.
!! A Journey With Full Of Joy !!
Category: Pilgrimage Tour