Sacred Buddhism Tour in India
Destinations Covered: Lucknow - Balrampur - Lumbini - Kushinagar - Vaishali - Patna - Nalanda - Rajgir - Bodhgaya - Varanasi
Tour Package Duration: 07 nights / 08 days
Day 01: Arrival at Lucknow
At Lucknow you will be received and transferred to hotel by our representative. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 02: Lucknow - Balarampur
After breakfast in the morning, you will be driven to Balarampur. On arrival at Balarampur you will check-in to hotel. In the evening a visit to Sharavasti is arranged. At Shravasti Buddha spent 24 rainy seasons preaching. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Balrampur - Lumbini
After breakfast, you will be driven to Lumbini. On arrival at Lumbini you will check-in to hotel and later in the evening visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Lumbini - Kushinagar
After breakfast drive to Kushinagar. On arrival at Kushinagar you will check in to hotel. In the afternoon visit the site of Lord Buddha's cremation and also visit the Mahaparinivana temple. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 05: Kushinagar - Vaishali - Patna
In the morning you will be driven to Patna via Vaishali. On arrival at Patna you will check in to hotel. It follows rest and relaxation at hotel. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 06: Patna - Nalanda - Rajgir - Bodhgaya
After breakfast you will be driven to Bodhgaya via Rajgir. The first Buddhist Council, after the death of Buddha, was held here. You will also visit Nalanda, a great center of Buddhist studies during ancient times. Later continue driving to Bodhgaya and check in to hotel after reaching there. Overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 07: Bodhgaya
The Bodhgaya tour begins after breakfast and covers the Mahabodhi Temple, where the Buddha attained enlightenment and other Buddhist monuments, edifices and temples. Evening free for leisure activities. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Bodhgaya.
Day 08: Bodhgaya - Varanasi
After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to Varanasi. On arrival at Varanasi you will check in to hotel and relax for some time. It follows a city tour of Varanasi. The places of interest at Varanasi are Ganga Ghats, temples, Bharat Mata temple, Vishwanath temple and the Benares Hindu University. Overnight will be at hotel.