On arrival you will be received by our
representative and transferred to hotel where we will be holding the
rooms on ready occupancy basis. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 Delhi
This day you will be taken for a trip
to this very heart of India. The trip will cover Qutab Minar / Humayun
Tomb / India Gate / Red Fort / Jama Masjid / Gandhi Memorial etc.
Overnight at hotel. Guide Map of Delhi.
Day 03 Delhi to Jaipur
Morning commence drive to Jaipur. Upon
arrival, check in into hotel. Evening free time to enjoy the city
atmosphere which by many means is fabulous. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 Jaipur
The day is to be started with the
Elephant ride at Amer Fort, followed by the city tour covering - Hawa
Mahal, Royal Observatory, City Palace, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli and Johari
Bazar etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 Jaipur to Agra
Today we will drive to Agra en-route
visiting the old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty i.e. Fatehpur Sikri. On
arrival, check in into hotel. Afternoon city tour covering Taj Mahal,
Red Fort and the Tomb of Itmad-ud-daula's Tomb. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 Agra to Varanasi
Morning transfer to Airport to catch
flight to Varanasi. On arrival , transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour
of Sarnath: famous for its Dhamekh Stupa and for it being the place
where Buddha preached his first sermon enshrining the principle of his
teachings into laws. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi. Guide Map of Agra.
Day 07 Varanasi
At dawn enjoy boat ride at River
Ganges, followed by a city tour covering - Vishwanath Temple, Bharat
Mata Temple etc. Overnight at hotel. Guide Map of Uttar Pradesh.
Day 08 and Day 09 Varanasi to Bodhgaya
Stay there for two nights with
excursions to Rajgir/ Nalanda / Sapta pari cave and Venevamas. Above two
days you will come across with many locales of Buddhist significance,
i.e., Rajgir : an important Buddhist pilgrimage since the Buddha spent
12 years here , and the first Buddhist council after the Buddha attained
Nirvana was held here, Nalanda : founded in the 5th century known as
center of intellectualism. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 Bodhgaya Vaishali to Kushinagar
.M. Proceed to Vaishali, a very special place to Buddhists as The Lord
delivered his last sermon & announced his impending " Nirwana". See
the majesty of Ashok Pillar – Lotus tank, Chaumukhi & proceed to
Kushinagar for overnight stay. Guide Map of Bihar.
Day 11 Kushinagar to Lumbini
Morning visit Mahanirvana Temple, the
modern Japan/Srilanka Buddhist center & monasteries , then proceed
to Lumbini. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 – Lumbini to Kapilvastu to Sravasti
Morning visit to Ashoka's pillar (249
BC) rediscovered in 1890'sinside thick sal forest, a temple of Mayadevi,
the ruins of an old monastery and some new stupas, then in the
afternoon proceed to Sravasti where you will see the extensive ruins of
this ancient city &Jetavana Monastery. On arrival transfer to hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 Sravasti to Lucknowto Delhi
After breakfast drive from Sravasti to Lucknow to catch your flight to Delhi International Airport to take flight back home.