Respect the dazzling basic plan and take look at workmanship accumulations, Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour is
a radiant outing of extraordinary good significance. Our bundles incorporate different Buddhist locales
like Varanasi, Bodhgaya, Kushinagar, Sravasti and Lucknow. The trip offers you the chance of knowing the
biography of Lord Buddha otherwise called Siddhartha Gautama. All these Buddhist locales are inimitable
in their own particular manner. Take up the best bundle and experience serenity, peace and Buddhist
Day 1: Arrive Delhi Airport
Depart from on London to New Delhi, the capital of Modern India, upon arrival at International airport
meet and greet before transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi-Lucknow-Sravasti
After breakfast, transfer to Domestic Airport for flight to Lucknow. Upon arrival, there will be meet &
assist before continue to Sravasti. Journey will take approx 4 hrs covering 170KM. After check in at
hotel, Tour of Sravasti-The place where Lord.
Buddha performed Miracles will commence. Sravasti (Sahet Mahet), the capital of the ancient kingdom of
Kosala has the honor for sheltering Buddha for 24 rainy seasons in the Jetyana Vihar (Means Jetvana
Garden). Vihar was offered by a wealthy merchant Anath Pindika. This holy place also has the Anand Bodhi
Tree. Which is also said to have been planted by Buddha’s main disciple, Anand. Overnight in Sravasti.
Day 3: Sravasti - Lumbini (Nepal)
After breakfast, we will depart Sravasti for Lumbini, Nepal. The journey will cover 225KM and will take
an approx 5 hours by road. After crossing the India/Nepal Boarder for Visa/Immigration formalities, we
will arrive at the little village of Lumbini. On arrival at Lumbini, check in at hotel. After a short
break, we will visit the Birth Place of Lord Buddha. Lumbini is situated in Kapilvastu district of
Lumbini Zone, the western Teria of Nepal. Here in a grove of Sal trees, Queen Mahamaya gave birth to
Gautama, the Buddha.
Emperor Ashoka, in his 21th year after his coronation, visited the birth place and raised a pillar on
the spot. Visit the remnants of an old monastery.Overnight in Lumbini.
Day 4 : Lumbini – Kapilvastu - Kushinagar
Morning after breakfast, we will leave for Kushinagar, (from lumbini to kapilvastu approx 85km)
Kapilvastu (Piprahwa) is the capital city of the Sakya clan and one of the earliest republics. It was in
Kapilvastu that Lord Buddha spent his childhood. Lord Buddha saw sorrow, pain, diseases and death. But
finally, he saw a radiant happy Sadhu who conquered all these, since then he decided to renounce all
worldly riches and pleasures to seek truth and embark on the path of salvation. This place holds
significant value for Buddhist pilgrims and has several stupas. The archaeological excavations has
revealed stone caskets containing relics believed to be that of Buddha’s. Continue your Kushinangar
journeyto (approx 148km, estimated 4 hours drive). The Holy Place of Mahapari Nirvana, it was here, the
Tathagata, reciter of truth, breathed his last words “behold now, brethren, I exhort you, saying, decay
is inherent in all component things! Work out your salvation with diligence!” A temple dedicated to the
event-the Mahaprinirvana temple today stands amidst a serene “Sal” grove, as if still reminiscing the
Also visitRamabhar Stupa, which is supposedly, the spot where Lord Buddha was cremated. See the
beautiful statue of Reclining Buddha. Also visit, Mukutbandhan Stupa built by Malla Dynasty to house
Buddha’s relics after cremation. Overnight in Kushinagar.
Day :5Kushinagar – Vaishali – Nalanda – Rajgir
Morning after breakfast, leave for Rajgir via Vaishali. Vaishali
believed to be the first republic of the World. Having an elected body of representatives, It holds a
special significance for Buddhist devotees. The excavations carried out in Vaishali have brought to
light Buddha Stupa 1 and 11 (14th century B.C) built in brick with a casket containing some ashes of
Lord Buddha. Emperor Ashoka erected a huge pillar to commemorate the spot of the last sermon. Overnight
Day 6: Rajgir – Nalanda - Bodhgaya
After breakfast, leave for Bodhgaya, enroute to Nalanda. Founded in the 5th century B.C. Nalanda was one
of the World’s great universities and an important Buddhist center until it’s sacking by the Afghans in
Century. It is said that over 10,000 Buddhist monks and students resided here. The extensive brick built
remains include few intact votive stupas around it and the monks cell.An archaeological museum houses
the Nalanda University seal, sculptures and other remains found on the site. After lunch at Rajgir,
sightseeing of Gridhrkutta Mountain (Vulture’s Peak), Venuvana and Bimbisara Fort. Afternoon, we will
continue our drive to Bodhgaya. Check in to hotel upon arrival. Overnight in Bodhgaya.
Day 7 : Bodhgaya
Bodhgaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple
Complex. Bodhgaya is the most important of the main four pilgrimage sites related to the life of Gautama
Buddha. In 2002, Mahabodhi Temple, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gautama Buddha, a prince of a
tiny kingdom on the Indo-Nepal border, became seer 25 centuries ago, as dissatisfied with life, he
wandered for many years and came upon a spot in a forest where he sat under the Bodhi tree. The saplings
of which can still be seen in the temple premises. There in a burst of illumination, he discovered the
meaning of existence and became Lord Buddha. The place is Bodega. It will be a full day visit of the
Mahabodhi temple is a complex of many cultures. The highlight of the temple include tall stone lotus,
figures of Buddha sitting in different postures on the walls, his footprints on the stones and a
colossal golden Buddha in the sanctum sanctorum. The Bodhi Tree is situated in the premises of the
temple, is the one under which Buddha attained illumination. White, Green and Red flags tied onto the
tree to form a canopy over seven sacred shrines, which symbolize the seven weeks thatBuddha spent here.
Overnight in Bodhgaya.
Day 8:Bodhgaya - Sarnath- Varanasi
After breakfast at hotel proceed to Varanasi en- route an excursion to Sarnath.
Buddha delivered his first sermon, formed Sangha, the association and set in motion the Wheel of Law
(Dharmachakra Pravartana). The teachings of Middle way i.e. giving up the extremes of either luxury or
asceticism; four noble truths and eightfold path found their way in Sarnath through Lord Buddha. Later
drive to Varanasi, check-in at hotel. In the evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable
moments of your life, as you will be taken for a boat ride on the River Ganges. Enjoy Ganga Aarti. Get a
glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganga Ghats (river front). Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi
Day 9 :Varanasi
Early morning 05:45hrs visit bathing Ghats. Take a boat ride on the holy River Ganges, exposes one of
the most carefree, colorful and revered aspects of hindu life as the sunrise over the far banks, the
Ghats come alive with rituals of Hindu worship and sounds of temple bells. A walk through narrow lanes,
past the gold plated Vishwanath temple. Benaras is famous for its Silk Brocades and beautiful Benaras
Sarees. Transfer to the airport for flight to Delhi in the afternoon, on arrival transfer for some
shopping or free at Leisure Overnight in New Delh
Day 10 Delhi Departure
In time transfer to Delhi International Airport for onward journey.