Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Bodhgaya – Nalanda – Rajgir - Patna - Kushinagar – Lumbini - Sravasti – Lucknow
This tour follows the footsteps of Buddha quite literally. Covering places like Nalanda, Rajgir, Patna, Kushinagar, Lumbini, Sravasti and Bodhgaya, this Buddhist Heritage Tour Package covers the entire life of Buddha and the places which hold importance in his journey to become Buddha from Siddhartha. With this package you are going to cover the most beautiful part of India’s heritage. Enjoy!
As you arrive at Delhi, check into the hotel and relax. The evening is free for individual activities. Dine and stay at the hotel for the night.
This day would completely be dedicated to Delhi for sightseeing. Go on and visit the sites like Raj Ghat, Shanti Vana, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate and Laxmi Narayan Temple. You can also visit the Red fort, Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament house. Then we will proceed our journey towards Bodh Gaya.
As you arrive at Bodh Gaya, our representative would escort you to the hotel pre-booked for you. Check in and relax. Then go and visit the Mahabodhi complex, which has various sculptures of Buddha in various different positions. The most important site is the place of Bodhi Tree where Buddha attained enlightenment. After that you can come back to the hotel and stay for the night.
After having a scrumptious breakfast we would drive towards Patna. We would also halt at Nalanda which is an ancient university. After the visit to the university, we would move to Griddhkuta, which is just at the drive of 20Kms. This hill is also called the “Hill of Vultures”, is also one of the major landmarks of the in the life of Buddha. We would know visit the Saptarni caves and then continue to drive towards Patna.
We would now drive towards Kushinagar today. We would halt to visit Vaishali, city important for Buddhists as Buddha preached his last sermon here. As you arrive at Kushinagar, check into the hotel pre-booked for you. Stay and Relax.
After your breakfast, move on to a sightseeing tour of Kushinagar. We would visit places which were important in the life of Buddha as he attained enlightenment. This first half of the day would completely be dedicated to the city of Kushinagar. After the excursion we would proceed our journey towards Lumbini, which is the birth place of Lord Buddha.
This day would be dedicated to the sightseeing of Lumbini. After the tour we would we would visit the Mayadevi Temple which was important in terms of Buddha’s parentage – especially his mother. After the excursion, stay at the hotel for the night. Dine and relax.
We will now move towards Sravasti by road. As you reach there, check into the hotel pre-booked for you. We would then go for sightseeing at the Anand Bodhi where Buddha had meditated. Thereafter we will visit Jetavana and then retire to the hotel for the night. Dine and relax.
We would today move to Lucknow by road. Upon arrival, check into the hotel and stay there for a while. In the evening you can explore the vicinity. Stay at the hotel for the night. Dine and relax.
Today, we would explore Lucknow. Have a hearty breakfast. Thereafter, we would visit the Residency Complex, Dilkusha Gardens, and La Martiniere, monuments of Avadh Nawabs including the Imambaras, Rumi Darwaza, and bazaars of the place famous for clothes. Then stay at the hotel for the night. Dine and relax.
After breakfast move toward the Lucknow Airport and then from there board a train to Delhi. As you arrive at Delhi Check into the hotel pre-booked for you. The rest of the day is free for leisure, Stay at the hotel for the night. Dine and Relax.
After a light breakfast drive towards Delhi Airport and then board a flight to your home country. Your Buddhist Heritage Tour Package ends here.
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