Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour 3
7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination Covered : Varanasi, Gaya, Nalanda, Rajgir, Vaishali, Kushinagar
Tour Themes : Religious & Pilgrimage
Varanasi, Gaya and Nalanda Tour Itinerary
Arrival at Varanasi Airport / Railway station, meet with our rep. & transfer to hotel, check in with traditional welcome. Later visit Sarnath - The holiest place for Buddhist peoples, Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha preached fist sermon after getting enlightenment. One can visit all about Buddhism like Buddhist temple, Ruins, Stupas and collection from Buddha period in archaeological Museum. Evening ceremony of Ganga Aarti. Dinner & overnight stay at Varanasi.
Early morning boat ride tour on River Ganges at the time of Sun rise, The morning of Varanasi is famous in the world. This is the time people come to have their bath and pray and many other religious activities can be seen during the Boat ride. These rituals remind one of the nature worship prevalent in India. Back to hotel for breakfast & proceed drive to Bodhgaya, check in hotel. Evening visit Mahabodhi temple under the holy Bodhi tree where Lord Buddha has enlightenment. Dinner & overnight stay at Bodhgaya.
Morning after B/fast visit Bodhgaya -As the place of the Buddha's Enlightenment, Bodhgaya is the spiritual home of Buddhists. Bodhgaya situated near the river Niranjana is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage centre. Since it was here that Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. Later visit Mahabodhi Temple & proceed to Nalanda & Rajgir.NALANDA -Nalanda was the most renowned university in ancient India. It derived its name from Na-alam-da, meaning Insatiable in Giving, one of the names by which the Lord Buddha was known. RAJGIR -The picturesque Rajgir, or Rajagriha as it was known in the past (literally, the abode of kings) is surrounded by the meandering river Banganga and 5 hills. After he renounced his royal heritage came to this city to seek the path of ovation. Dinner & overnight stay at Bodhgaya.
After breakfast proceed drive to Kushinagar via visiting Vaishali. The very special place to Buddhists as The Lord Buddha delivered his last sermon & announced his impending “Nirvana". See the majesty of Ashok Pillar - Lotus tank, Chaumukhi. On arrival at Kushinagar, check in hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at Kushinagar.
After B/fast sightseeing of Kushinagar visit Mahaparinirvana temple where Lord Buddha take his last breath, Ranbhar Stup the creamation site of Lord Buddha. proceed to Lumbini with packed Lunch. While going to Lumbini, stop at India/Nepal border for Visa / Immigration formalities. Later check-in at Hotel. After noon visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha. Dinner & overnight stay at Lumbini.
After B/fast proceed drive to Saravasti, visit Buddhist temple, Ananda cave, Angulimal Cave & jetvan garden etc. Lunch at Saravasti hotel, evening free. Dinner & over night stay at Saravasti.
After B/fast proceed to Varanasi, check in hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at Varanasi.
After breakfast departure transfer from hotel to Varanasi Airport / Railway station for connect Flight / Train to next destination with sweet memories.
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