Best Buddhist Religious Tour Package with Sankasya in India

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Bodhgaya Tour with Sankasya

Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Sankasia - Lucknow - Sravasti – Lumbini - Kusinagar - Vaishali - Patna - Nalanda - Rajgir - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Delhi

Tour Summary for Buddhist Religious Tour Package with Sankasya-

Day 01 :-Arrive Delhi-Local Visit in Evening

Upon arrival at Delhi airport meet our representative for transfer to hotel. Check-in to hotel.

Later visit local tourist places of Delhi like Red Fort, India Gate , President’s House and cover more sightseeing if have time to Lotus Temple/ Akshardham Temple . Have dinner and night stay at hotel in Delhi.

Day 02 :-Delhi – Agra - Wonder of World Taj Mahal - Agra Fort (220 KM 04 Hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Agra. Check-in to hotel in Agra. Later, visit the beautiful Symbol of Love “wonder of the world; Taj Mahal.” (Closed on Friday). Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built the monument in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal.

Continue the tour visiting the UNESCO World Heritage site Agra Fort containing the Royal Residential Palaces of Mughal Dynasty, the Halls of Public (Diwan-i-Aam) and Private Audience (Diwan-i-Khas) and beautiful gardens. Dinner and night stay in Agra.

Day 03 :-Agra- Sankasya -Local Visit to Ashoka Elephant Pillar (200 KM-04 Hrs )-Lucknow (250 KM/ By road/05 Hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Lucknow, en-route visit Sankasya (Place where Buddha returned from heaven after teaching Abhidhamma).

Explore Lord Buddha Temple , Ashokan Elephant Pillar which is symbolic of dream of Maya Devi (The Mother of Buddha) who saw Elephant on conception of Lord Buddha. Also visit Maya Devi Temple and Sri Lankan Buddhist School in Sankasya.

After Lunch drive to Lucknow. Check-in to hotel. Have dinner and night stay at hotel in Lucknow.

Day 04 :-Lucknow – Sravasti - Local Tour to Saheth and Maheth -(200 KM 4 Hrs)

After Breakfast drive to Sravasti. Check-in to hotel. Later, visit Saheth (Jetvanaram) & Maheth (Angulimal Caves). Have dinner and night stay at hotel in Sravasti.

Day 05 :-Sravasti-Transfer- Lumbini –Night stay (225 KM, 5 Hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Lumbini. Kindly obtain double entry visa for India & single entry visa for Nepal . On arrival, check in to hotel. Have dinner and night stay at hotel.

Day 06 :-Lumbini- Birthplace of Lord Buddha - Kushinagar (180 KM, 4 Hrs)

After breakfast, we will visit Holy Birth place of Lord Buddha. Later, drive to Kushinagar. Have dinner and night stay at hotel in Kushinagar.

Day 07 :-Kushinagar- Local Tour- Mahaparinirvana Temple - Rambhar Stupa - Vaishali - Local Tour (300 KM, 5 Hrs)- Patna ( 50 KM, 1 Hr)

After Breakfast, visit Mahaparinirvana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha) and Japan Temple. En-route visit Vaishali. Later Drive to Patna. Check-in to hotel & dinner and night stay in Patna.

Day 08 :-Patna– Nalanda -Local visit to Nalanda University - (100 KM, 2 Hrs)- Rajgir (15 KM, 0.5 Hrs)– Bodhgaya (70 KM , 2 Hrs)

After breakfast, depart for Bodhgaya, en-route visit Nalanda which has Nalanda University Ruins Archaeological Complex. 10,000 monks and professors resided here at that time. After the walk around the ruins, visit the Xuan Zang Memorial Hall and Chinese Pagoda built by Chinese Buddhists.

Later, drive for Rajgir , the Ancient Capital of the Magadha Empire and is a pilgrimage for Buddhists. The Japanese Buddhists have built the massive Vishwa Shanti 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.

Later visit Venuvaranam , Bimbisar Prison & Griddhakuta , located on Ratnagiri Hill is another site where Buddha stopped by to preach.

Later drive to Bodhgaya. Have dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Bodhgaya.

Day 09 :- Bodhgaya - Local Visit to Dungeshwari Caves-(12 KM, 0.5 Hrs)-Bodhgaya

After breakfast, visit Bodhgaya Local Sightseeing like Lord Buddha Temple and Bodhi Tree under which Lord Buddha got enlightenment.

Later, visit Dungeshwari Cave Temples are also known as the Mahakala Caves located 12 km northeast of Bodhgaya. Lord Buddha underwent years of penance here before he descended to Bodhgaya. Also visit Sujata Village Temple where lady Sujata offered Kheer to starving Siddhartha and Nirjana River.

Return back to Bodhgaya. Have dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Bodhgaya.

Day 10 :-Bodhgaya – Varanasi Cultural Tour-(300 KM, 6 Hrs)-Evening Ganga Arti

After Breakfast transfer to Varanasi. Check-in to hotel.

In evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken for world famous Ganga Aarti at Dashaswamedh Ghat. Get a glimpse of the cultural diversity and social and religious activities being carried out at the Ganga Ghats .

Dinner and night stay at hotel in Varanasi.

Day 11 :- Varanasi - Morning Boat Ride in Subah-i-BanarasSarnath -Lord Buddha’s First Sermon Place- Dhamekh Stupa

Early morning, we will be taken for a Boat Ride on the Ganges . Experience the different Ghats of Varanasi. Each ghats has its own history and cultural value. Later, visit some famous places of Varanasi on the Ghats. Come back to hotel for breakfast.

After breakfast, we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples at deer park. The attractions at Sarnath are the Buddha Temples, Dhamekha Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Deer Park (Rishipattana), Mulagandh Kuti Vihara and the Archaeological Museum (Closed on Monday). If have choice, visit Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple to perform evening ritual ceremony.

Day 12 :- Varanasi – Drop to Airport/ Railway Station for Delhi

After breakfast transfer to Airport for onward Journey. On arrival at Delhi Airport get transferred to hotel. Later, visit India gate , President House, Red Fort and if time have also visit Lotus Temple/ Akshardham Temple and local tourist sites of Delhi. Stay at night in hotel.

Day 13 :- Delhi -Departure-Transfer to Airport/Railway Station

After breakfast, free for your own activities. After lunch transfer to Airport for onward journey.

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