Bhuddhis Tour From Birth to Death

Days:
11 N/12 D
Starting City:
Tosh
Validity:
Nov. 1, 2020
Hotels Included:

Inclusions

Make your trip memorable and luxurious availing surplus benefits.

  • Tour
  • Pickup/Drop
  • Breakfast


General information about Bhuddhis Tour From Birth to Death

Overview

In this Buddhist Circuit Excursion Tour 11 Nights 12 Days includes all Buddhist essential features where our travelers can get full religious experience. Tour will start in Varanasi & ends in Lucknow. Tourist interest such as cultural places, historical places, ivory, Stupas, Monuments, Museums as well as Gardens and lakes that would simply leave an incredible mark in your mind.

 

Highlights

• Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa, and the Archaeological Museum).

• Morning boat ride on the River Ganges.

Bodhgaya- Mahabodhi Temple, Thai Temple, and Bodhi Tree

Visit the ruins of Nalanda and Rajgir

Kushinagar- Mahaparinirvana Temple and Mukutbandhan Stupa

• Lumbini- Birthplace of Lord Buddha

Day 1

Arrive at Varanasi and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon proceed on a half day temple tour of Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata (Mother India) Mandir, Durga, Tulsi Manas, Sankat Mochan Temple and the new Vishwanath Temple. Followed by Ganga Aarti at Dasaswamedh Ghat and overnight at hotel.

Stay At: blue diamond

Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 2

In morning after Breakfast half day city tour of Sarnath, 10 km from Varanasi, where the Buddha preached his first sermon in the Deer Park, contains the most impressive remains, as well as a modem temple. The Dharmarajika, Chaukhandi and Dhamek stupas are outstanding. There are also the remains of a monastery, and the beautifully polished Lion Capital of Ashoka. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Stay At: blue diamond

Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 3

Morning proceed for Bodhgaya which is about 247 kms / 6-7 hrs drive. Bodhgaya is the place where Gautama Buddha attained unsurpassed, supreme Enlightenment. On arrival check into hotel and the rest of the day is free. You can leave for attending evening prayer at Mahabodhi temple. Later, return to the hotel and have a comfortable stay at night.

Stay At: blue diamond

Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 4

Bodhgaya is counted one among the four most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites. After having your breakfast, leave for a sightseeing trip around this beautiful place. Explore the beauty of Buddhist culture and lifestyle with a stroll around this place. Visit places like the Great Buddha Statue, Niranjana River and Sujata Temple. Sightseeing of Maha Bodhi Temple and Bodhi Tree. Visit the Chinese Temple. Also visit the school of the destitute. After your sightseeing tour, return to the hotel and stay overnight

Stay At: blue diamond

Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 5

After breakfast, depart for Rajgir, 70 km, 2 hrs by road. Arrive in Rajgir and check into hotel. Rajgir was the capital of the Magadha kingdom and is a pilgrimage for Jains and Hindus as well. The Japanese Buddhists have built the massive Vishwashanti Stupa on the Ratnagiri Hill which can be accessed by a chairlift. The stupa has statues of Buddha at the four stages of his life - birth, enlightenment, teaching and death. From the hill top, the Jain shrines can also be viewed scattered across 26 distant hills. Griddhakuta, located on Ratnagiri Hill is another site where Budhha stopped by to preach. Return to hotel for night stay.

Stay At: blue diamond

Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 6

After breakfast, proceed to Patna by road, 80 km. Arrive in Patna and check into hotel. Patna is Bihar's capital city and can be used as a base to visit the Buddhist sites of Vaishali and Kesariya. After lunch, take a local sightseeing tour of Patna. This would include: Golghar (built as a granary), Gandhi Museum, Patna Museum, Har Mandir Takht, Qila House or Jalan Museum with some really rare relics like Napolean's bed and Marie Antoinette's porcelain; and the ruins of Pataliputra. Return to hotel for night stay.

Stay At: blue diamond

Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 7

Morning proceed to Kushinagar (approx. 256 kms and 07 hrs drive) enroute visiting Vaishali - place where Buddha announced the approaching of his Mahaparinirvana. After that continue drive to Kushinagar (place where Lord Buddha had left the world behind him after offering an invaluable contribution to humanity, the great religion known as Buddhism). On arrival Kushinagar, transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Mahaparinirvana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha). Overnight stay at Kushinagar hotel.

Stay At: blue diamond

Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 8

Morning after Breakfast drive to Lumbini - the birth place of Lord Buddha (180 kms and 05 hrs drive). On arrival, transfer to hotel. . Afternoon visit the birth place of Buddha - Mayadevi Temple. This place is a blessed one for its serenity and the natural beauty, purely coinciding to the perception of a place where the legend was born. Overnight stay at Lumbini hotel.

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Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 9

Morning leave for Kapilavastu - the childhood home of Gautam Buddha. & also visit ruins of the Palaces Overnight stay at Kapilavastu hotel.

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Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 10

In the morning after Breakfast proceed to Sravasti where the Buddha preached most of his sermons. Here he is said to have performed many miracles, and levitated. During the monsoon, he used to stay at the Jetavana monastery on the outskirts of this town. Visit various tourist spots such as Anand Bodhi tree, ruins of the Jetavana monastery, age-old stupas Visit Sahet Mahet and Angulimal caves. Overnight stay in Sravasti.

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Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 11

Afternoon drive (190 kms / approx. 5.5 hrs drive) to Lucknow. Check-in and overnight stay at Hotel in Lucknow.

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Meals: Breakfast Included

Day 12

Morning city tour of Lucknow covers Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and other historical monuments. In the evening transfer to Airport for flight to Departure take flight for onward journey.

Stay At: blue diamond

Meals: Breakfast Included