Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour


Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

Tour Code : TS-BUDDHA PILGRIMAGE

Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days

Destination Covered : New Delhi, Varanasi, Gaya, Nalanda, Patna, Rajgir, Vaishali, Kushinagar, Lumbini, Rupandehi

Attractions : Humayun Tomb, India Gate

Price

On Request


Overview

Buddhism is a religion which is followed by people, all over the world. The simple principals and ideologies of Buddhism have always managed to intrigue and fascinate the people. India is the birthplace, of two fascinating ideologies and religions, Buddhism and Hinduism. In this tour we take you to the places where these religions came to life.With places like Varanasi, Bodhgaya, Lumbini, you are bound to get mesmerized. So
hitch on a ride with us to unravel tales mysteries, practices and the origins of these religions.Any meals other than those specified in ‘Cost Includes’.
Nepal Visa Expenses for Visit to Lumbini.
Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc
Air Ticket from Delhi to Varanasi will be Supplementary and actual as per the dates and availability.
Train Ticket from Gorakhpur to Delhi will be Supplementary and actual as per the dates and availability.
Entrance fees during sightseeing, camera video charges.07-0131-01

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Transfer to the Hotel & Stay overnight- Stay Overnight.

Meals : N/A

Breakfast and Visit Sightseeing Tour of Delhi Visit Point in DELHI will be Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar later transfer to Airport to catch flight for Varanasi. Overnight Varanasi.

Meals : Breakfast

Early morning Boat Tour on Ganga River to visit Bathing Gaht ( Must do in the morning ) Back the hotel for Breakfast and go out for City Tour of Varanasi visiting various temples (Temple name will be advised ) and noted Banaras Hindu, a public central university.Afternoon Excursion of Sarnath Overnight Varanasi.

Meals : Breakfast

Breakfast in the hotel Depart for visit Bodhgaya Bodhi Tree River Nirajnana in which the Buddha bathed after attaining elightment flows quietly outside the tiny hamlet. Transfer back by Private Coach to the Hotel in Bodhgaya. Overnight Stay-Bodhgaya.

Meals : Breakfast

Sightseeing of Bodhgaya. Overnight Bodhgaya.

Meals : Breakfast

Meditation in Bodhgaya Overnight Bodhgaya.

Meals : Breakfast

Meditation in Bodhgaya. Overnight Bodhgaya.

Meals : Breakfast

After breakfast proceed to Rajgir, the site of great sanctity and significance for Buddhists. The Gridhakuta hill was the seat from where the Buddha delivered many of His sermons. It was here that the teachings of the Buddha were recorded in writing for the first time. An aerial rope way takes pilgrims up the hill where the Japanese have built a beautiful Stupa. Visit Veluvana (Bamboo Garden), the Vulture's Peak, Sattapanni Cave (site of 1st Buddhist Council) and other Buddhist sites. Over Night Rajgir

Meals : Breakfast

Leave for Nalanda which holds the site of the old estuniversities of the world.
It had twelve million books, ten thousand students, two thousand teachers and was a center of great learning which reached its zenith between the 5th & 12th centuries AD. Both Lord Buddha and Lord Mahavira are said to have visited this place. Emperor Ashoka built a Vihara, while Emperor Harsh vardhan donated a 26m high copper image of the Buddha. Emperor Kumar Gupta on the other hand built a college of fine arts at Nalanda. Later Proceed To Patna Overnight Patna

Meals : Breakfast

After breakfast proceed to Vaishali. Vaishali was the center of the Buddhist Council congregation, held after 100 years of the Buddha's Mahaparinirvana. Lord Buddha delivered his last sermon. Later, Emperor Ashoka erected a huge pillar to commemorate the spot of the last sermon.
Later Proceed to Kushinagar- It is here that the Buddha passed into Mahaparirvana. The Mahaparinirvana temple houses a recumbent figure of the Buddha brought from Mathura by the monk Haribala. Also visit the brick ruins of the Rambhar Stupa representing the Chaitya which was erected on the sacred grounds of the Buddha's cremation. Here you will also see the Indo-Japan-Sri Lanka Buddhist centers and temples of various other nations. Overnight at Kushinagar.

Meals : Breakfast

Leave early in the morning for Lumbini which is about 7 hours away into Nepal. Stop for lunch at Siddharthanagar. Arrive Lumbini, visit the birth place of the Buddha. Your tour of Lumbini include the Lumbini Gardens, the Ashokan or Rummir pillar, the base relief image of Maya Devi, Puskarnim - the sacred poolsanctum of the birthplace of the Buddha. Overnight at Lumbini. Overnight Lumbini

Meals : Breakfast

Sightseeing and Temple Visit. Overnight Lumbini.

Meals : Breakfast

After Lunch proceed to Gorakhpur. Late Evening Board to Train for Delhi. Overnight Train.

Meals : Breakfast

Arrival and hotel Check in. Visit to the Old Delhi, Jama Masjid, Lal Quila, Raj Ghat, India Gate, and Drive Pass to President House.
Overnight Delhi.

Meals : Breakfast

Free at Leisure and later transfer to Airport to connet for next destination.

Meals : Breakfast

Inclusions

  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Transport

Exclusions

  • Any meals other than those specified in ‘Cost Includes’.
  • Nepal Visa Expenses for Visit to Lumbini.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc
  • Air Ticket from Delhi to Varanasi will be Supplementary and actual as per the dates and availability.
  • Train Ticket from Gorakhpur to Delhi will be Supplementary and actual as per the dates and availability.
  • Entrance fees during sightseeing, camera video charges.

Payments Terms

  • * Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.

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