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Mahabodhi Temple Tour - Starting from Varanasi @ USD 367 PP

Destinations: Varanasi – Sravasti – Lumbini – Kushinagar – Vaishali – Rajgir – Nalanda – Bodhgaya – Varanasi Duration: 7 nights & 8 days


Detailed Itinerary:
Day -1 Varanasi : Arrive Varanasi.Transfr to hotel.Later visit Sarnath .. Evening view "Aarti" ceremony on the bank of Ganga Ghat, Dashashwamedha. Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.

Day 2 – Morning boat ride on river Ganga . After breakfast, check out from hotel. Drive to Sravasti. Saheth: Once of the site of Jetavana monastery, the place houses numerous shrines, stupas and monasteries spreading over an area of 32 acres. Once of the earliest Stupas, probably dating back to 3rd century BC, contained relics of the Buddha. Excavations revealed a colossal statue of lord Buddha.
Maheth: Sprawling over an area of 400 acres, the place is identified with the remains of the city in original. Excavations led to the discovery of massive gates and ramparts and many other signs that speak of the prosperity of ancient Sravasti.
Angulimala’s Stupa: Pakki Kutti is believed to the Angulimala’s Stupa. Legend has it that Angulimala was a dreaded docoit of the region who used to wear a necklace of fingers chopped from his victims. One day, when he was about to kill his mother in a fit of rage, Lord Boddha met him. His words converted Angulimala who decide to follow the path of Buddhism. In the evening, come back to hotel and dinner there. Night stay at Sravasti.

Day 3: Sravasti – Lumbini (Buddha’s birth place) (About 260 Km .- 6 Hr.): Wake up at 4:30 and breakfast at 5:30 and at 6:00 am. Drive continue to Lumbini “the birth place of Lord Buddha”. We need to declare the documents to enter Nepal. Then go to Lumbini (approximate 25 Km away, 45 minutes drive). On arrival Lumbini check in hotel and lunch there. After lunch, visit to Kapilavistu take about 45 minutes. After sightseeing at Kapilavistu, visit to Myanmar Monastery, Lawkamuni Stupa then come back to hotel and dinner there. Night stay Lumbini.

Day 4: Lumbini – Kushinagar (About 210 Km .) Wake up at 4:30 AM, breakfast at 5:30 and at 6:30 am; start to visit Lumbini Garden (Buddha’s birth place, Mayadevi Pond, Ashoka Pillar and Bodi Tree). After sightseeing at Lumbini Garden drive to Kushinagar (where Buddha attained Mahaprinivana). We need to declare the documents to exit from Nepal. Arrive at Kushinagar about 2 pm check in hotel and lunch there. After lunch, visit to Mahaparinirvana Temple and Myanmar monastery, Matha-Kuar Shrine, the place where Buddha used water to wash himself last, and Ramabhar Stupa (The Cremation Stupa). Night stay at Kushinagar.

Day 5: Kushinagar - Vaishaili – Rajgir (About 450 Km – 10 hours) Wake up at 4:30 AM, breakfast at 5:30 and at 6:00 am drive to Vaishaili. Arrive at Vaishaili about 11 am, check in hotel and lunch there. After lunch, visit to the Relic Stupa, Sacred pond, Kauluha, Ashoka Pillar. Then drive continue to Rajgir. Arrive at Rajgir about (9) pm check in hotel and dinner there. Night stay at Rajgir.

Day 6: Rajgir – Nalanda – Bodhgaya (About 185 Km – 5 hours): Wake up at 4:30, breakfast at 5:30 and at 6:00 am, and then drive to Nalada Ruins and Sariputtra Stupa there. Rajgir - Rajgir or Rajgrih means the home of Royalty. This place has been associated with Lord Buddha and Buddhism. Buddha not only spent many years in Rajgir but also delivered sermons here and proselytized emperor Bimbisar at the Griddhakoota hill. The Jivekarmavan monastery was the favorite residence for Buddha. Even Bimbisar gave Venuvan Vihar to Buddha for his residence. It was also the venue for the first Buddhist Council. Rajgir has come up as health and winter resort with its warm water ponds. The added attraction of Rajgir is the Ropeway which takes you uphill to the Shanti Stupa and Monasteries built by the Japanese Devotees on top of the Ratnagiri hills.
Overnight Arrive at Bodhgaya about (5) pm check in hotel. Night stay at Bodhgaya.

Day 7 – Bodhgaya – Varanasi: visit to Mahabodi Temple and 7 miracle places about (7) pm.
Mahabodi temple (where Buddha attained his enlightenment under Bodi tree and after his enlightenment, he spent 7 weeks in 7 different places in that garden).Transfer to Varanasi .Night at Varanasi .


Tariff per PAX in USD – Number of given PAX traveling together .
Valid - (2015/16 ) – All Rates in US$

Hotel category

               Budget

       Three star

      Four star

Vehicle  a/c

No.of PAX

CP

MAP

CP

MAP

CP

MAP

 

2 PAX

472

503

505

558

606

660

Indigo

4 PAX

405

434

451

489

537

585

Innova

6 PAX

397

426

444

481

530

560

Traveller -9 seat

8 PAX

372

401

419

457

505

537

Traveller -11 seat


Child below 6 year FREE .
Extra bed -


               Budget

       Three star

      Four star

 

     CP

MAP

CP

MAP

CP

MAP

 

230

265

270

314

317

324

 



Hotels – subject to availability or similar .


Place

Budget

Three star

Four star

Bodhgaya

Uruvela/Buddha Inter

Niranjana/Thai Inter

Royal Resi./Sujata

Sravasti

Pathik/Mahamaya

Rahi/Ashok Gren

Lotus Nikko/Pawan

Lumbini

Marvel /Nance

Crystal/Nirwana

Buddha Maya Garden

Kushinagar

 

Rahi

Royal Resi/Imperial

Ragjir

Mamta /Jain Kothi(Veg.)

Sidartha Hotel/Tathagat

Royal Res./Rajgir rs.

Varanasi

Vaibhav/J R Residency

City Inn /India

HHI/ Ideal tower

  • Transfer to and from Airport & Railways station.
  • Hotel Accommodation on twin share basis.
  • All meals at Hotel. ( Breakfast ,Lunch or Dinner)
  • All sightseeing by A/c transport .As per mention in itineraries.
  • 02 bottle of mineral water every day to each tourist (500 ml*2).
  • Boat ride at Varanasi ,rickshaw ride at Varanasi /Lumbini

Cost of the package does not Include:-

  • Airfare to and from the starting point.
  • Any kind of personal expenses or optional tour / re-entry of Monument & Museum.
  • Any thing not specifically mentioned under the head “PRICE INCLUDED “.
  • All entrance of Monument & Museum fees, as per itineraries.
  • Services of a professional local English speaking guide for all sightseeing / excursion’s.
  • VISA ,Tips, Insurance, laundry, Phone, Extra meals and camera/video.
  • The service of vehicle is not included on leiser days & after the sightseeing tour as per itinerary.
  • Any kind of drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral water, Tea, Coffe etc.
  • Medical and Travel insurance.
  • Any over stay expenses due to flight/train/coach cancellation, road blocks, governmental strikes, riots, sickness, weather conditions, war or any other cause whatsoever.
  • The rates quoted are subject to change, should there be any increases in Park Fees, Fuel, Sales Tax or VAT, third party services, or any other circumstances beyond our control in the regions featured in this quote/booking.
  • S.Tax – 3.09%

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