Buddhist Temple Tour with Kathmandu-Buddhist Tour with Agra

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Buddhist Temple tour

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


Tour Summary for Buddhist Temple Tour with Kathmandu to Delhi-

Day 01 :- Kathmandu – Pickup-Transfer to Hotel

Our representative will meet you at airport upon arrival. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley is the political and cultural heart of the kingdom. After arrival you will be transferred to the hotel.

Check-in to hotel & stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02 :-Kathmandu –Local Tour- Pashupati Nath Temple - Boudhnath Stupa (5 KM, 0.5 Hr)

This morning you will be taken for a visit of Pashupatinath Pashupatinath is known for Pashupatinath Temple dedicated to proto-Shiva.

We, then continue to the holiest shrine Bouddhanath . Boudhnath houses many Buddhist pilgrimage sites like Boudhanath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Taragaon Museum Complex and Buddhist Monasteries & Nunnery for the Buddhist Tour in Nepal.

Return back to hotel in Kathmandu. Dinner and night stay at hotel.

Day 03 :-Kathmandu – Lumbini Local Sightseeing to Birthplace of Lord Buddha -(350 KM, 7 Hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Lumbini. On arrival Lumbini, check-in to hotel. Later proceed to visit the Holy Birth place of Lord Buddha.

Also visit Lumbini local sightseeing like Maya Devi Temple , The Ashokan Pillar , World Peace Pagoda , Eternal Peace Flame , Lumbini Museum , Thai Buddhist Monastery , Myanmar Golden Temple , Lumbini Crane Sanctuary , Dae Sung Korean Temple, Kudan Stupa and Chinese Maitreya Buddha Temple .

Have dinner and stay at night at hotel in Lumbini.

Day 04 :-Lumbini- Sravasti local sightseeing to Saheth & Maheth (225 KM, 6 Hrs including border crossing formalities)

After breakfast, drive to Sravasti, check-in to hotel. Later, proceed to visit Saheth (Jetvanaram) & Maheth (AngulimalCaves). Have dinner and stay at night in Sravasti.

Day 05 :-Sravasti – Kushinagar Local Tour to Mahaparinirvana Temple -( 260 KM, 5 Hrs)

After Breakfast, drive to Kushinagar. Check-in to hotel. Later, we will visit Mahaparinirvana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha) and Japan Temple.

Have dinner and stay at night in Kushinagar.

Day 06 :-Kusinagar- Vaishali Local Visit to Last sermon place of Lord Buddha-( 250 KM, 5 hrs)- Patna ( 50 KM, 1 Hr)

After breakfast drive to Vaishali. Vaishali is the last sermon place of Lord Buddha. Later, visit Ashokan Pillar - Emperor Ashoka built the Lion Pillar at Kolhua. It is made of a highly polished single piece of red sandstone, surmounted by a bell shaped capital Budha Stupa-I: Abhishek Pushkaran (Coronation Tank).

Later drive to Patna. Check-in to hotel & have dinner and stay at night at hotel in Patna.

Day 07 :-Patna – Nalanda -Local Tour-(80 KM, 2 Hrs)– Rajgir (15 KM , 30 min)- Bodhgaya (100 KM , 2 Hrs)

After breakfast, drive to explore Nalanda University Complex in Nalanda which is an ancient archaeological heritage and international centre for Buddhist learning built by Pala Ruler. Also visit Zuan Xang Memorial Hall.

Thereby visit Rajgir the ancient capital of the Magadha kingdom and is a pilgrimage for Buddhists. The Japanese Buddhists have built the massive Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace 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. Griddhakuta (Vulture Peak), located on Ratnagiri Hill is another site where Buddha stopped by to preach. You will also visit Venuvaranam & Bimbisar Prison .

Later, drive to Bodhgaya. Dinner and night stay at Bodhgaya.

Day 08 :- Bodhgaya - Local- Dungeshwari Caves- Gaya(12 KM, 0.5 Hr) - Bodhgaya

After breakfast, drive to Lord Buddha Temple (Mahabodhi Temple) in Bodhgaya. Visit local sightseeing of Bodhgaya like Bodhi Tree under which Lord Buddha gained enlightenment.

After lunch, visit Sujata Village & Dungeshwari Cave Temple en-route to Gaya which is a Homage City. Also known as the Mahakala Caves located 12 km northeast of Bodhgaya.

Lord Buddha underwent years of penance here before he descended to Bodhgaya. Return back to Bodhgaya. Have dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Bodhgaya.

Day 09 :- Bodhgaya- Varanasi -Transfer-(300 KM, 6 Hrs)- Evening Ganga Arti

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 . If have choice, visit Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple to perform evening ritual ceremony.

Dinner and night stay at hotel in Varanasi.

Day 10 :-Varanasi-Morning Boat Ride– Sarnath first sermon place of Buddha at Deer Park - Agra ( By Train)

Early morning feel spirituality of Subah-e-Banaras in Varanasi in which you will enjoy Boat Ride in the Ganges while Sunrise. Experience the different Ghats of Varanasi . Each Ghat has its own history and value. 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).

In evening, drop to Varanasi Railways Station to catch train for Agra. Have dinner on board.

Day 11 :-Arrival- Agra -Local Sightseeing of Taj Mahal & Agra Fort UNESCO Heritage site

After pick-up from Agra Railways Station, transfer to hotel. After breakfast, visit to another historical and romantic city Agra.

Visit the beautiful Taj Mahal, which is one among 7 wonders of the world (closed on Friday). Continue the tour visiting the Agra Fort containing the Royal Residential palaces of Mughals, the Halls of Public (Diwan-i-Aam) and Private Audience (Diwan-i-Khas). Have dinner and stay overnight in Agra.

Day 12 :-Agra – Delhi-local visit to cremation of Mahatma Gandhi Raj Ghat< -Jama Mosque-Akshardham Temple-(225KM-05 Hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Delhi ; visit Raj Ghat , Jama Masjid and the Red Fort. Later, visit Akshardham Temple (Lakshminarayan Temple). Check-in to hotel & stay overnight in Delhi.

Day 13 :-Delhi-transfer to airport/railway station-Departure.

After breakfast, transfer to airport to catch flight for Home / Onward Destinations.


No of PAX

   

Package Costing
  Cost Per Person
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Inclusion :

·          Cost as per mentioned Itinerary only.

·          Commercial vehicle which Includes all Tax, Toll tax, Parking, Driver night charges, State Tax, Nepal tax (Lumbini)

·          Pickup and Drop to/from Railway station/Airport

·          Hotel as per mention in Hotel tab with selected plan (Twin sharing room)

·          One Boat ride for about 45 min which covers all major Ghats of Varanasi ( At time of morning sun rise)

·          Complimentary Mineral water (one bottle per day per person).


Exclusion :

·          Any personal expenditure like tip, Pooja etc.

·          Any other boat ride, Guide charges(if not selected)

·          Any Entrance Ticket / Rickshaw Charges in Varanasi

·          Any Train/Flight Ticket

·          Service tax as actual


Note :

·         Any deviation in itinerary will change the above proposed cost.

·         Kindly consult with Holy Voyages Team for best deal or mail to - Holyvoyages@gmail.com

·         For 3,5,7,9… pax(Odd number) - One room will be triple sharing.

·         For single sharing room, kindly consult with Holy Voyages Team for best deal or mail to - Holyvoyages@gmail.com

·         Child below 6 is complimentary

·         Child from 6-12 will be charged as 60% of adult cost and room will be shared by existing room with extra bed (in case of cost per person and accommodation only case). No extra cost of child if selected Vehicle only

·         Child of 12 + are treated as adult.

·         We have lot more options for Hotel/Guest House/Home stay in each city. Kindly contact us for accommodation of your own choice





Note: This Trip can be Customized according to your Requirements. If you wish. Please Email:- buddhistpackages@gmail.com us with any questions or comments.

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