Visit the place of enlightenment. Bodhgaya is not only an important Buddhist pilgrim center, but it is also an important center for the study of Buddhism.
The life of Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, is associated with the small town of Bodhgaya. It is one of the four holiest cities of Buddhist faith.
A place where Lord Buddha left his foot steps nearly 2500 years ago while travelling in the quest of enlightenment, situated by the river Phalgu, Bodhgaya is one of the most important and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage center in the world.
Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, which was destined to be the prevalent religion in Asia. This nativity site, identified by the Ashokan Pillar, erected by Magadhan emperor Ashoka, to commemorate the birth place of Buddha, the Lumbini grove.
Arrive DELHI. Meet on arrival by company representatives. Proceed to hotel and relax.
Overnight at Delhi
Early morning proceed to Agra by Shatabdi Express Train. Breakfast to be served in the train. Upon arrival transfer to Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of the Taj and Fort.
After breakfast drive to Fatehpur Sikri and visit the Bulund Darwaza. Reach and proceed to Sarnath. Overnight at Varanasi.
Morning boat rides on the Sacred River Ganges to rituals performed by priests and devotees. After lunch proceed for Bodhgaya.
Sightseeing of Maha Bodhi Temple and Tree. Visit the Chinese Temple. Lunch and dinner at Bodhgaya. Overnight at Bodhgaya.
Early morning proceed to visit the historical towns of Nalanda & Rajgir. Have lunch at Rajgir. Proceed to Patna after lunch. Overnight at Patna.
Explore the side where Buddha was cremated and visit Mahaparinirvana Temple. Overnight at Kushinagar.
Proceed after breakfast. Reach and sightseeing.
Morning proceed for Balrampur by road, Sight seeing of Sravasti
Reach and sight seeing: explore this royal city of Nawabs.
Lucknow is caught in a time warp. It exists in an in-between land of the past and the present looking back constantly to the memories of a colonial-Nawabi past.
Arrive Delhi and check in at hotel.
Overnight at Delhi.
DELHI – Free to explore city and last minute shopping. Check out in the evening and proceed for The Dances of India Show. Have dinner then transfer to Airport for flight home.