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Buddhist travel in India

Duration of travel : 06 Nights / 07 Days

Destinations : – Delhi / Lucknow / Sravasti / Lumbini / Kushinagar / Varanasi / Bodhgaya / Patna

Day 01 : Delhi arrival and hotel transfer

Arrival at Delhi international airport, meet and greet by our represantative, and transfer to hotel. night in Delhi.

Day 02 : : Delhi- Lucknow- Sravasti

After breakfast, flight or train to Lucknow, on arrival meet and greet by our represantative, and road to Sravasti (170 km). Sravasti had been the capital of Kosala Mahajanapada in Old ages, and known for the supernatural achievements of Lord Buddha. It is considered that Lord Buddha spent 24 rainy seasons at Sravasti. – Night in Sravasti.

Day 03 : Sravasti- Lumbini

After breakfast, siteseen of Sravasti, and after lunch, road to Lumbini (in Nepal, 225 km). On arrival at Lumbini hotel checkin, – Night stay in Lumbini. It is the birthplace of Gautama Buddha – the founder of Buddhism. It is also listed among UNESCO world heritage sites.

Day 04 : Lumbini- Kushinagar

After breakfast, visit of Lumbini with Mayadevi temple, Ashokan Pillar, Buddhist temples, Pushkarni (the sacred pool), sanctum sanctorum of Buddha’s birthplace and stupas. After Lunch, road to Buddhist place, Kushinagar (161km). which is famous as the place of Buddha’s Mahaparinirvana.

Day 05 : Kushinagar- Varanasi

Morning after breakfast, visit of Mahaparinirvana temple and the Ramabhar Stupa (the cremation place of Lord Buddha). and then road towards Varanasi (260 km). On arrival hotel checkin, and night in varanasi.

Day 06 : Varanasi- Bodhgaya

Morning boat ride in the Ganges to experience hindu culture and people bathing and cremation rituals. After breakfast, city tour of Varanasi Visiting Bharat Mata temple, the Banaras Hindu University, Vishwanath temple and ghats of Varanasi. Then after lunch, road towards Bodhgaya (242 km). Enroute, visit of Sarnath, where Lord Buddha gave his first Sermon. Visit of Sarnath, and after lunch continue towards Bodhgaya. – Night in Bodhgaya.

Day 07 – Bodhgaya- Patna

After breakfast, visit Mahabodhi temple and other monasteries and edifices of Bodhgaya. After lunch, road towards Patna, via Rajgir and Nalanda. – night in Patna.