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Land of Buddha Tour

Destinations: Mumbai - Aurangabad - Bhopal - Sanchi - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Patna - Gorakhpur - Balrampur - Lucknow - Delhi
Duration: 12 nights & 13 days


Detailed Itinerary:
Day-1: Mumbai Welcome to the commercial and celluloid capital of India. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-2: Mumbai - Aurangabad Transfer to airport for connect flight for Aurangabad - a historical city located in the west central part of Maharashtra state, on the banks of Kham River. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit to Ellora Caves. Overnight at hotel.

Day-3: Aurangabad - Bhopal Day long trip to Ajanta Caves. Later transfer to Jalgaon Railway Station to connect train for Bhopal. Overnight in train.

Day-4: Bhopal - Agra On arrival visit Sanchi. Later transfer to railway station to connect train for Agra - the historic city of the Taj Mahal. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day-5: Agra - Varanasi Morning sightseeing of the Agra city. Later transfer to airport for connecting flight to Varanasi - one of the oldest cities in the world. Also known as Benaras, Varanasi has remained the center of the Hindu faith. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day-6: Varanasi - Bodhgaya Rise early for a boat trip on the sacred River Ganga as the sun's first rays light up the mile-long stretch of 'Ghats' (steps) that lead into the waters of the river. Later leave for Bodhgaya - one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage centers in the state of Bihar, en-route visiting Sarnath - the spot where Budhha first preached over 2,000 years ago. The archaeological museum displays the Ashoka Pillar (264-226 B.C.), the emblem of independent India. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-7: Bodhgaya Sighteeing tour of Bodhgaya. Visit Mahabodhi Temple and Niranjana River. Overnight at hotel.

Day-8: Bodhgaya - Patna Leave for Patna, en-route visit Rajgir and Nalanda. Patna is 2500 year old capital city of Bihar. Rajgir was capital of 6th century Magadha Empire and was revered site of Buddha's discourses. Buddha spent many years here. Nalanda is the world's oldest university founded in the 5th century. Overnight at hotel.

Day-9: Patna - Gorakhpur Leave Patna for Kushinagar by surface, en-route visit Vaishali - located 60 kms from Patna and holds special significance for Buddhist devotees. Kushinagar is the place where Buddha passed into Maha-Parinirvana. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-10: Gorakhpur - Balrampur Leave for Balrampur, en-route visiting Lumbini - the birthplace of Buddha and is located just a few kilometres inside Nepal. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-11: Balrampur - Lucknow Leave for Lucknow, capital of Uttar Pradesh state. En-route visit Sravasti. Transfer to airport to connect flight for Delhi. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-12: Delhi Daylong sightseeing tour of Old Delhi (Shahajahanabad) and New Delhi (Lutyen's Delhi). The tour covers the rich monumental and cultural heritage that the capital of India is proud of. Overnight at hotel.

Day-13: Delhi Transfer to airport to connect flight for onward journey.

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Welcome to the commercial and celluloid capital of India.Enjoy the sightseeings of the tour.
Here you enjoy the Pilgrimage tour which covers cities like Agra, Varanasi, Sarnath, Bodhgaya,Rajgir,Nalanda, Patna,Vaishali,kushinagar, Lumbini.
Buddhist Temple Tour - The tourists can enjoy the temple tour of Vishali, Rajgir, Bodhgaya,Varanasi, Kushinagar, Lumbini, Kathmandu.