Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour with Golden Triangle and Khajuraho - 17 Nights and 18 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
After a late-evening arrival, you’ll transfer to your hotel. Delhi is the capital of the modern India, though it is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi – Explore Delhi
After morning breakfast you will be taken to visit the famous Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb. Stay night at Delhi.
Day 03 — Delhi – Jaipur Ride (265 Kms, 5-6 hrs Drive)
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. The amazing city called by “pink city” (Pink colored building in its old city). After lunch have a visit to City Palace Jaipur, and Royal Observatory nearby. Stay night in hotel.
Day 04 – Explore Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast, you willbe taken to visit Palace of Winds known as Hawa Mahal, Amber fort and Jaigarh Fort. Stay night in hotel.
Enjoy Elephant ride at Ambar fort.
Shopping: Jaipur is famous for its brightly embroidered fabrics, blue pottery, silver jewelry, carpets and semi-precious stones.
Evening Dinner: Evening enjoy dinner at Chokhi dani (an ethnic village resort) where you will have an idea of the village life of Rajasthan here you will also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani dances, puppet show and various other interesting activities.
Day 05 -Jaipur – Agra Ride (235 Kms, 5-6 hrs drive) & Explore Agra
In the morning drive to Agra, on route you will be taken to visit The red sandstone “ghost town” known as Fatehpur Sikri. Arrive Agra in afternoon and transfer to hotel. In the noon session you will be taken to visit World famous Tajmahal and Agra Fort. Stay night at hotel.
Day 06: Agra – Orcha (240 Kms, 5-6 hrs drive)
Tourists can opt for a early morning visit to Agra’s Red Fort/Taj Mahal or spend the morning at leisure. After that drive to Orcha, on the route you will be taken to visit Jai Vilas Palace & Museum at Gwalior, after arriving Orcha stay over night here.
Day 07: Explore Orcha & Orcha – Khajuraho Ride (178 Kms, 4-5 hrs Drive)
In the morning continue to visit the Orcha town, and drive to Khajuraho. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Explore Khajuraho
After morning breakfast you will be taken to visit the world famous temples at khajuraho and various other temples. Stay overnight at khajuraho.
Day 09: Khajuraho – Varanasi
Morning transfer to airport for flight to Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon session you will be taken to visit Sarnath, where Buddha first preached his sermon.
Day 10: Explore Varanasi & Varanasi – Bodhgaya Ride (242 Kms, 5-6 hrs Drive)
>Morning boat rides on the Sacred River Ganges to rituals performed by priests and devotees. Half day guided tour of Varanasi including the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Gyanvapi Mosque and Benaras Hindu University. After lunch proceed for Bodhgaya. After arriving there transfer to hotel and stay overnight there.
Day 11: Explore Bodhgaya
After morning breakfast you will be taken to visit Bodhi sarovar and Mahabodhi Temple, the museum and Surya Kund. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day12: Bodhgaya – Rajgir Ride (46 Kms, 1 hrs Drive)
In the morning, after breakfast take drive to Rajgir, on the route you will be taken to visit the famous Nalanda, where ruins of the great ancient university have been excavated. After arriving there transfer to hotel and stay overnight at Rajgir.
Day 13: Rajgir – Patna Ride via Vaishali (102 Kms, 2-3 hrs Drive)
In the morning, after breakfast drive to Patna, on the route you will be taken to visit the famous Vaishali, where Lord Buddha visited frequently and during the last visit here told his disciplines that they would see him no more as he was to attain the Mahaparinirvana (the ultimate bliss). Visit the Buddhist stupas. Arrive Patna and check in at hotel.
Day 14: Patna – Kushinagar Ride (253 Kms, 5-6 hrs Drive) & Explore Kushinagar
In the morning, after breakfast drive to Khushinagar, after arriving there transfer to hotel. In the afternoon session you will be taken to visit kapilavastu and gorakhpur. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day15: Kushinagar – Lumbini Ride (165 Kms, 3-4 hrs Drive) & Explore Lumbini
After morning breakfast drive to Lumbini, after arriving there transfer to hotel. In the afternoon you will be taken to visit the famous Mayadevi Temple . Stay overnight at hotel.
Day16: Lumbini – Balrampur Ride (198 Kms, 4-5 hrs Drive) & Explore Balrampur
In the morning, after breakfast take a drive to Balrampur, after arriving there check-in to hotel. In the afternoon session you will be taken to visit Sahet and Mahet. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 17: Balrampur – Lucknow Ride (140 Kms, 3-4 hrs Drive) & Explore Lucknow
In the morning drive to Lucknow, after arriving there you will be taken to Explore the royal city of nawabs. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day18: Lucknow – Delhi/Mumbai
In the morning fly to Delhi/Mumbai for International flight for departure.
Destination covered in this Tour:
Delhi The Capital of India (2 Nights)
Jaipur The capital of Rajasthan & famous as Pink City. (2 Nights)
Agra Agra is more famous world over as the city of Taj. (1 Night)
Orcha Famous for Temples.(1 Night)
Khajuraho Famous for the most celebrated manifestations of Indian architecture. (2 Nights)
Varanasi Varanasi is the tract of holy land and the city of light. (1 Night)
Bodhgaya Bodhgaya is one of the sacred places for the Buddhists. (2 Nights)
Rajgir The capital of the powerful Magadhan kingdom. (1 Night)
Patna Patna is an important business centre of eastern India. (1 Night)
Kushinagar Famous for the site of Buddha’s Mahaparinirvana. (1 Night)
Lumbini Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha. (1 Nights)
Balrampur Famous for its sacred Buddhist and Jain heritage. (1 Night)
Lucknow Capital City Of Uttar Pradesh (1 Night)