Holy Buddha Tour Packages

Package Overview

Total Days including Arrival & Departure : 9 days

Tour Start Location : Delhi

Countries Covered : India

Tour End Location : Delhi

Itinerary

Day 1 :   Arrive Delhi

Upon arrival at Delhi International airport meet with our representative at the airport arrival lounge. After meet and greet at airport transfer to the hotel. If time permit we will go for a half day city sightseeing tour of Delhi. Dinner and overnight stay in Delhi.

Night Stay: Delhi

Day 2 :   Delhi - Lucknow - Shravasti

After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Lucknow. Upon arrival at Lucknow airport meet with our representative and drive to Sravasti, the capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, has the honour for sheltering Buddha for 24 rainy seasons in the Jetavana Gardens. It is sacred to Buddhists because it is here that Lord Buddha performed the Tirthika heretics. Upon arrival check into the hotel. After fresh-n-up sightseeing tour around Sravasti visiting Jetavana and Ananda Bodhi Tree. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Night Stay: Shravasti

Day 3 :   Shravasti - Lumbini

Morning after an early breakfast we will leave for Lumbini- the birthplace of Lord Buddha. The birthplace of Lord Buddha where he known as Gautam in his childhood, Lumbini is situated in the southern Terai plains of Nepal. Lumbini is also a World Heritage Monument of UNESCO. Upon arrival at Lumbini transfer to the hotel. After fresh-n-up city we will visit the Ashoka Pillar. It was built in the year 259BC, by King Ashoka of India. When he constructed this pillar, the King exempted the villagers from paying tax and gave out 100 golden coins to the people. In the 07th century, the pillar was struck by lightning and split into two parts. The site was lost for six centuries and covered with dense forest before being re-found in 1895. In the evening have a walk through monasteries made by many nationals. Dinner and overnight stay hotel.

Night Stay: Lumbini

Day 4 :   Lumbini - Kushinagar

After breakfast we will visit Maya Devi Temple, dedicated to the mother of Lord Buddha, Maya Devi. The temple was built during the 02nd century. Later drive to Kushinagar crossing Indo - Nepal border. Upon reaching transfer to the hotel. After fresh-n-up at the hotel we will set of for a visit to the monuments of Kushinagar visiting Nirvana Temple and Ramabhar Stupa. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Night Stay: Kushinagar

Day 5 :   Kushinagar - Vaishali - Rajgir

After a breakfast leave for Rajgir via Vaishali. Vaishali mentioned in the Ramayana and in the Buddhist literature, is reputed as the birthplace of Lord Mahavira and the capital of Lichchavis from early times. It was the scene of the Second Buddhist council held about a hundred years Lord Buddha's death. According to the historians, Vaishali is one of the first democratic republics of the world. A recent excavation has brought Vaishali in the limelight and the historical and archaeological importance of the area has resurfaced. In Vaishali we will be visiting Ashoka Pillar, Buddha stupa and Shanti stupa. Later continue drive to Rajgir. En-route we will visit the ruins of Nalanda University. Founded in the 5th Century A.D., Nalanda is known as the ancient seat of learning. 2000 teachers and 10000 Students from all over the Buddhist world lived and studied at Nalanda, the first Residential International University of the World. A walk in the ruins of the university takes you to an era that saw India leading in imparting knowledge, to the world - the era when India was a coveted place for studies. The University flourished during the 5th and 12th century. Upon arrival at Rajgir check into the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay in Rajgir.

Night Stay: Rajgir

Day 6 :   Rajgir - Bodhgaya

This morning we go for sightseeing around Rajgir. Lord Buddha spent many months of retreat during the rainy season here, and use to meditate and preach on Gridhakuta, the "Hill of the Vultures". Lord Mahavir spent 14 years of his life at Rajgir and nalanda. It was in Rajgir that Lord Buddha delivered some of his famous sermons and converted king Bimbisara of the Magadha Kingdom and countless others to his creed. Here we will visit the monastery of Venuvana Vihar built by King Bimbisara for Lord Buddha to reside. This was the King's first offering to Lord Buddha. Later in the afternoon drive to Bodhgaya. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Bodhgaya

Night Stay: Bodhgaya

Day 7 :   Bodhgaya

Today we will have a full day excursion to Bodhgaya and Gaya. We will be visiting The Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Great Buddha Statue, Niranjana River, and Sujata Temple And lots of other significant temples. The Mahabodhi temple built on the east of the sacred tree stands majestically 17 feet high on a base 5 feet square, and consists of a soaring pyramidal tower surmounted by a stupa. The Vajrasana or Diamond Throne lying between the Bodhi Tree and the temple marks the actual spot where Buddha sat in meditation and attained supreme knowledge. A gilded Buddha smiles upon the visitors from a niche in the wall of the temple, and his footsteps carved in stone hold flower offerings from the devout. Unbelievable peace pervades the atmosphere giving credence to legend Besides the Mahabodhi temple; we would visit several Buddhist temples built by the followers of Buddhism from all over the world. Dinner and overnight stay in Bodhgaya.

Night Stay: Bodhgaya

Day 8 :   Bodhgaya - Varanasi

After an early breakfast we will leave for Varanasi. Before arriving to Varanasi, we will have a visit to Sarnath. It enjoys the extraordinary privilege of Lord Buddha delivering his first sermon after attaining enlightenment 2500 years ago. It is about 10 km from Varanasi and holds a number of Buddhist sites that include the famous Dhamekh Stupa, the seat of the holy 'Buddha'. You can also visit the ruins of Dharmarajika Stupa and Mulagandhakuti Temple, where Lord Buddha is said to have rested and meditated while in Sarnath. The Ashoka Pillar built by the emperor Ashoka is a must see in Sarnath. Later proceed to Varanasi. Upon reaching check into the hotel. In the evening transfer to the river ghat to have the glimpse of evening aarti. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Night Stay: Varanasi

Day 9 :   Varanasi - Delhi

Early morning proceed on a boat tour on River Ganges visiting all the bathing ghats. Return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Delhi. Upon arrival meet with our representative and transfer to the international airport to board the flight for onward destination.

Place Details

Delhi

A megacity whose fast pace and jarring contrasts are guaranteed to induce a degree of wide-eyed amazement, Indias capital is a compelling point of arrival. The vestiges of at least seven great urban centres rise cheek-by-jowl from the banks of the Yamuna River here, dating back more than 3,500 years.




Varanasi

Varanasi, the holy town of India, is likewise recognized by way of the call of Kashi and Benaras. Kashi, the metropolis of Moksha for Hindus considering centuries, is thought for its fine-nice silks, 'paan' and Benares Hindu university and Avimukta of the ancient days, Varanasi is the most famous pilgrimage point for the Hindus. one of the seven holiest cities, Varanasi city is likewise one the Shakti Peethas and one of the twelve Jyotir Linga web sites in India. In Hinduism it's miles believed that those who die and are cremated here get an instantaneous gateway to liberation from the cycle of births and re-births.

Considered because the abode of Lord Shiva, Varanasi is situated on the banks of River Ganges, which is thought to have the electricity of washing away all of one's sins. As pundits right here will tell you, something is sacrificed and chanted right here or given in charity reaps its fruits thousand instances extra than those precise deeds performed at differentplaces because of the power of that place. it's far believed that 3 nights of fasting in Varanasi city can attain you rewards of many thousands of lifetimes of asceticism!


Shravasti

The historic city of Shravasti, a flourishing habitation this is an essential landmark within the records of Buddhism and Jainism alike, is at present however a set of ruins called Sahet-Mahet. This dual call has been given to 2 awesomecorporations of remains, Sahet and Mahet. Sahet is the site of the well-known Buddhist monastery known as Jetvahana Vihar, which lay out of doors the boundaries of the Shravasti town right. Mahet then again is diagnosed with the town of Shravasti.


Lumbini

Lord Buddha turned into born in Lumbini, in the southwestern area of Nepal, almost 2500 years ago. Ever on account that then, the city has always persevered to be the significant factor of Buddhism. Lumbini, inside the present times is a small quiet city within the southwestern Terai plains of Nepal, where the ruins of the antique city can nevertheless be found. The fans of both Hinyana and Mahayana sects of Buddhism worship Lumbini. The furbished up lawn and the environs of Lumbini have the remnants of some of the historical Stupas and monasteries. A large stone pillar is said to be set up by way of the Mauryan emperor Ashoka in 250 BC which bears a message approximately the beginning of Gautama Buddha.

Kushinagar

Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh in India is the city of lovely Stupas and Temples and taken into consideration to be one of the Holy locations in India. From Buddhist fans to the Indian devotees, that is one of the principal pilgrimage locations in Uttar Pradesh.traveler sights in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh and different traveller attractions of Uttar Pradesh and different components of India. So plan your excursions to Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh and revel in your idyllic retreat.


Rajgir

Rajgir just 15 kms from Nalanda is positioned the complex of temples and monasteries. The location is known as Rajgir. It's miles one of the most important tourist places in India. Being placed in a valley, Rajgir is a very scenic place. The small hill grit city is included with lush inexperienced forest which add to the beauty of the area. Rajgir become the capital of the Magadh Mahajanpad (nation) when Patliputra changed into now not fashioned. In the ones days it changed intoreferred to as Rajgrih. Rajgir or Rajgrih manner the house of Royalty. 

Bodhgaya

Bodhgaya is one of the maximum crucial and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage middle within the world. It turned into right here beneath a banyan tree, the Bodhi Tree, Gautama attained very best expertise to turn out to be Buddha,the Enlightened One. Born; inside the foothills of the Himalayas as a Sakya prince of Kapilvastu (now in Nepal), most of the primary occasions of his life, like enlightenment and closing sermon, happened in Bihar. 

Hotel Details

City Premium Luxury Once In A Life Time
Delhi Fortune Park Boulevard Holiday Inn New Delhi Mayur Vihar Luxury Hotel
Varanasi
Shravasti
Lumbini
Kushinagar
Rajgir
Bodhgaya

Inclusion

  • 8 nights stay at well furnished room
  • 8 days breakfast at the Hotel.
  • Transfers from airport to hotel & back to airport whenever required.
  • Sightseeing coverage as per the tour itinerary.
  • Car toll gate charges, Car Parking Charges & fuel charges.
  • Driver allowances for the entire trip.
  • Luxury & service taxes at the hotel.
  • Service taxes for all the transport arrangement

Exclusion

  • Visa fee or charges , Flight ticket charges.
  • Personal guide.
  • Tips, personal expenses.
  • Items which are not mentioned in the inclusion list

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