Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour with Taj Mahal – 09 Nights and 10 Days
Day 1: ARRIVAL DELHI
Upon landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport, our delegate welcomes you and after a short description of your entire tour, assists you to transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Check-in at the hotel once you reach there. After freshen-up, you will be taken to visit Qutub Minar, Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Lotus Temple, Parliament House, India Gate, and many others.
Dinner and Night stay at the hotel.
Day 2: DRIVE TO AGRA
In the morning after a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive to Agra. Check into the hotel as soon as you reach there. And then proceed to visit the most beautiful manmade creativity ‘The Taj Mahal’, an epitome of love, passion, affection, and sacrifice. After this, we ride you to Agra Fort and the old city market. Later in the evening, after completing this wonderful tour, drive back to the hotel and spend your night peacefully after having dinner.
Day 3: DRIVE TO KAUSHAMBI
After morning breakfast at the hotel, check out and head further to Kaushambi. Check into the hotel at the time you reach there. Rest for some time before heading on to explore the places like Sheetla Devi Temple, Prabhasgiri, The Durga Devi Temple, Digambar Jain Temple, and Ghoshit Ram Vihar.
Supper and Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: DRIVE TO VARANASI and EXCURSION TO SARNATH
After an early healthy breakfast, check out from the Inn and proceed to Varanasi. Upon reaching, check-in at the hotel. After refreshments, head onto a half-day excursion tour to Sarnath. At Sarnath, you’ll be visiting the famous Dhammek Stupa, Ashoka Pillar, Chaukhandi Stupa, Thai Temple, Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, Tibetan Temple along with the popular Sarnath Museum.
In the late evening, head back to Varanasi where a luxurious dinner awaits you.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: EXPLORE VARANASI
Early in the morning, drive to take the pleasure of a boat ride along the river Ganges. While boating, give a feast to your eyes by seeing the scenery of Varanasi Skyline. Later, head back to the hotel, and after breakfast, we ride you to the Kashi Vishwanath temple, Alamgir Mosque, Tulsi Manas Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, and Benaras Hindu University.
Supper and Night remain at the hotel.
Day 6: DRIVE TO BODHGAYA
After morning breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed further towards the city where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment. Bodhgaya is amongst the most holy places for Hindus as well as for Buddhists. Upon reaching the hotel, check-in at your pre-booked room and relax. After refreshments, we will take you to visit Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Vietnamese Temple, Chinese Temple, and Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple.
The evening is free to spend on your own independent activities.
Dinner and Night halt at the hotel.
Day 7: EXPLORE BODHGAYA AND DRIVE TO RAJGIR
In the morning after a sumptuous breakfast, head onto a half-day sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya. Today, you will explore places of interest like Thai Monastery, Ajapala Nighrodha Tree, Sujata Kuti Rajayatna Tree, Burmese Vihara, Animesh Locha Chaitya, Dungeshwari Hills, and Royal Bhutan Monastery.
In the evening, depart for Rajgir. Upon reaching check-in at the hotel and relax.
Dinner and Night remain at the hotel.
Day 8: EXPLORE RAJGIR AND DRIVE TO PATNA
After morning wholesome breakfast at the hotel, we ride you to visit Nalanda which is Asia’s one of the most prestigious centers of learning. After this, drive to visit Ajatshatru’s Fort, Hot Water Springs, Pippala Caves, Cyclopean Wall, Griddakuta, and Jain Temples Later the day, proceed further towards your next destination ‘Patna’. On the route, we will take you to Ramgarh Fort, Nalagarh Fort, and Gobind Sagar Lake.
Upon reaching, check into the hotel and spend your night peacefully after a luxurious dinner.
Day 9: EXPLORE PATNA
After a leisurely breakfast in the morning, we ride you to Patna Museum, Takht Sri Patna Sahib, Patna Devi, Agam Kuan, Patna Planetarium, Golghar and Sanjay Gandhi, Jaivik Udyan.
The rest of the day is free for relaxation.
Supper and Night halt at the hotel.
Day 10: DEPARTURE
This day, after a short farewell meeting, our chauffeur assist you to transfer to Patna Airport to catch your flight towards your onward destination.
Destination covered in this Tour:
Delhi: Capital of India
Agra: Former capital of Hindustan
Kaushambi: newly created district out of Allahabad.
Sarnath: First turning of the Wheel of Dharma
Bodhgaya: Site of Buddha’s enlightenment
Rajgir: First turning of the Wheel of Dharma
Patna: Was a place of great scholars