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Full Budhisht Circuit (Final)

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  • Destinations Delhi - Varanasi - Sravasti - Lumbini - Kushinagar - Rajgir - Bodhgaya - Sarnath
  • Trip Duration 11 Days - 10 Nights

Overview

The holy places of Buddhism, where Lord Buddha was born and He taught, preached, and attained ‘Enlightenment’ and ‘Nirvana’, are termed as Buddhist Circuit. These are the spiritual homes of Buddhism, housing temples and monasteries of high religious significances, where followers of Buddhism associate themselves with the teachings of Lord Buddha. Buddhist Circuit has evolved as tourist centres for not only the followers of Buddhism but also others.

Itinerary

Day 01. Lucknow – Sravasti ( where Buddha spent 25 rainy seasons ).

Lucknow On arrival drive to Sravasti ( 185 kms / 04-30 hrs.). Late lunch and sightseeing visiting Jetvan Garden  and ruins of Angulimal and Saheth kuti. Dinner and O/N.

Day 02. Sravasti – Kapilvastu – Lumbini.

After breakfast drive to Kapilvastu ( Indian side 150 kms / 03 hrs.) to see relic stupa ( excavated in 1898 by Carlyle, Relics in National museum Delhi ) and ruins of palaces. Lunch at restaurant and drive to Indo Nepal border ( 65 Kms / 01-30 hrs.). After completing the border formalities transfer to hotel for dinner & O/N.

Day 03. Lumbini – Kapilvasu - Lumbini.

After breakfast visit Kapilvastu ( Napal side ) – Eastern & western gate of the Fort, Duel             stupa, ruins of palace and Ashokan pillar. After lunch in the hotel visit Lumbini Garden ( Ashokan pillar, Maya Devi temple, sacred tank and other ruins. Dinner and O/N hotel.

Day 04. Lumbini – Kushinagar.

 After breakfast drive to Indo Nepal border and after completing the formalities to Kushinagar ( 180 Kms / 04 Hrs.). After lunch visit Mahaparinirvan temple, Ramabhar stupa and Matha kunwar shrine. Dinner and O/N hotel.

Day 05. Kushinagar – Vaishali – Rajgir.

After breakfast drive to Vaishali ( 185 kms / 05 hrs.) en route Kesaria ( the world’s highest stupa 104 fet 10 inch high, built over begging bowl of Lord Buddha ). After lunch in restaurant  visit Relic stupa, Ashokan pillar and other ruins. Later drive to Rajgir ( 165 Kms / 04 hrs.) for dinner and O/N hotel.

Day 06. Rajgir – Nalanda – Rajgir.

After breakfast drive to Nalanda to see the ruins of Nalanda ( the oldest Buddhist University from 05th to 12th Century A.D.) and then to Rajgir ( 15 kms ). After lunch in the hotel visit Venu Van ( a nice Bamboo garden donated by King Bimbsar ), Bimbssar jail, Jeevak hospital, Son Bhandar etc. Dinner and O/N hotel.

Day 07. Rajgir – Bodhgaya.

Early morning walk to Vultures peak mountain where Buddha preached Lotus sutra. After breakfast in the hotel Drive to Bodhgaya en route visiting Prag Bodhi where prince Siddhartha spent 06 years in penance. After lunch in the hotel visit Mahabodhi temple.Time for meditation. Dinner and O/N hotel.

Day 08. Bodhgaya.

Full day in Bodhgaya. Visit Big Buddha ( 80 feet Image ) and some international monestaries ( Japanese, Bhutanese, Thai etc ).  O/N hotel.

Day 09. Bodhgaya – Varanasi.

After breakfast drive to Varanasi ( 280 kms / 06 hrs.). On arrival lunch in the hotel. PM at leisure till transfer to Ganges ghat by paddle rixa to view spectacular Ganga Aarti in the evening. Dinner & O/N hotel.

Day 10. Varanasi and Sarnath.

Early morning Ganges tour with boat ride After breakfast Free time till lunch. After lunch visit Sarnath to see museum ( Friday closed ), Dhamek stupa, Mool Gandh kuti, other ruins and deer park. Return hotel for dinner and O/N.

Day 11. Varanasi – Delhi to connect flight for onward destination.

After breakfast in the hotel visit Silk Factory to see local craftmen ship of Varanasi. After early lunch transfer to airport for flight to Delhi.

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Adult (Single) Adult (Twin) Adult (Triple) Child With Bed Child Without Bed Start Date (m/d/y) End Date (m/d/y)
NANANANANA09/25/201809/01/2019

Terms & Conditions

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