The Buddha Trail is planned to let you explore the spiritual cities of Varanasi, Bodhgaya where one can experience sheer enlightenment and inspiration. Also during the tour explore the beautiful Taj Mahal, the epitome of love, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Moving further on reaching Varanasi, the holy city, set on the banks of the mighty river Ganges. Further on reaching Bodhgaya, the city famous for being the place where Gautama Buddha is said to have attained Enlightenment. For Buddhists, Bodhgaya is the most important of the main four pilgrimage sites related to the life of Gautama Buddha, the other three being Kushinagar, Lumbini, and Sarnath. Opt for this perfect spiritual tour for your next vacation.
Today, on arrival at Delhi airport, meet our representative, who’ll escort you to one of our listed hotels. Check into hotel and take rest.
After breakfast, start the city sightseeing tour to New and Old Delhi. Visit Humayun's Tomb, Red Fort, Gandhi memorial and Qutab Minar. Drive past India Gate, Parliament House, and President Residence. After the city tour of Delhi, drive to Agra. Upon reaching Agra, get accommodated at one of our listed hotels and take rest.
After breakfast, embark on an excursion to a sightseeing tour of Agra. Visit the Taj Mahal, the epitome of Love. The other major tourist attractions of Agra include Agra Fort, Tomb of Itmad-Ud- Daulah and Mehtab Bagh. In the evening, transfer to the Agra Cantt. railway station to board an overnight train to Varanasi.
In the morning the train reaches Varanasi Station. Disembark from the train, meet our representative who’ll escort you to one of our listed hotels. After freshen up, proceed to sightseeing tour of Sarnath, which is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage centers, and one of the holiest Buddhist sites.
Lord Buddha had preached his first sermon to his pupils after the attainment of enlightenment. Visit Dhamekh Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Ashoka Pillar and Sarnath Archeological Museum. After sightseeing, drive to Varanasi.Enjoy evening Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat.
After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Bodhgaya. It is one of the most important and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage centers in the world. As you reach Bodhgaya, check-in at one of our listed hotels. After freshen up, set off for a sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya. The major tourist attractions of Bodhgaya include Mahabodhi Temple Complex, which includes Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Chankramana and Ratnagarh. After the visit return to the hotel and take rest.
Post breakfast, visit Chinese Temple & Monastery, 80 ft. Statue of the Buddha, International Buddhist House, and Japanese Temple, Thai Temple & Monastery, Tibetan Monastery, Sujata Kutir, Burmese Temple, Buddhist Monastery of Bhutan.
Post breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Patna; enroute visit tourist attractions of Rajgir. Visit Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace Pagoda), Venu Vana, Gridhkut Hill, and Hot Water Springs.
Next visit the ruins of the Ancient University of Nalanda.
After sightseeing resume drive to Patna. Arrive Patna, check-in at one of our listed hotels and take rest.
After breakfast, check out from hotel and proceed to sightseeing tour of Patna. The major tourist hotspots of Patna include Golghar and Patna Museum.
After sightseeing drive towards Kushinagar on the way visit Vaishali. It is a small village surrounded by Banana and Mango Trees as well as rice fields. Explore Vaishali for its major tourist attractions like Ashokan Pillar, Bawan Pokhar Temple, Budha Stupa-I & II, Abhishek Pushkarn, Kundalpur, and the Shanti Stupa.
After sightseeing resume drive to Kushinagar. It is the place where Buddha finally attained Mahaparmirvana. Arrive Kushinagar, check in to the hotel and take rest.
After breakfast, proceed to a guided tour of Kushinagar. Visit Kushinagar Museum and Mahaparinirvana Temple. After the sightseeing, drive to Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha.
Arrive Lumbini, check-in at one of our listed hotels. The major tourist attractions of Lumbini include the holy temple of Maya Devi, Lumbini Grove, Rummendei pillar, Dharmaswami Maharaja Buddha Vihara.
After breakfast, drive to Shravasti. Arrive Shravasti, visit Jetavana Monastery is an ancient monastery that was located near Sravasti. The remains of Lord Buddha’s hut can be seen at the monastery. The other major tourist attractions of the area are the Jain temple, Ananthapindika Stupa and the Agulimala Stupa.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and thereafter drive to Lucknow. Arrive Lucknow, drop off at Lucknow airport to board a flight to Delhi. Arrive at Delhi airport, take internal transit to reach International Terminal. Board a flight for the onward destination. Our Services end here with sweet memories.
|Duration||:||10 Nights / 11 Days|
|Starting price||:||910 Per Person|
|Route||:||Delhi - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Shravasti - Lucknow - Delhi|