Footsteps of Buddha Pilgrimage Tour Package.
Duration – 07 Nights /08 Days.
Highlights: – Varanasi, Bodhgaya, Nalanda, Rajgir-Pawapuri And Patna
The origin of Buddhism goes back to 2500 years ago, when an Indian prince left the opulence of his royal palace in search of truth of life and ultimate salvation. He meditated, searched for the path of truth, attained nirvana and became the Buddha who later established Buddhism religion.
More Uttar Pradesh Tours :
- 05 nights accommodation
- Daily breakfast at the hotel
- All sightseeings by Private Vehicle
- Return airport transfers by Private Vehicle
- Driver’s allowances and parking charges
- Lunch & Dinner
- Entrance to the monuments
- English Speaking Guide
- Domestic flight fare if any
- Personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills, and beverages
- Travel Insurance
- GST on package cost
|Day 1: You Will Arrive In Varanasi
Warm welcome with rolled-up hands at Varanasi Airport or Railway Station. On arrival meeting & help then transfer to your pre booked hotel and take rest. Varanasi is that the most significant pilgrim’s journey city in India that is important for both Hindu as well as Buddhist pilgrims. The individuals extremely witness spirituality thriving during this nice city. Once you’ve taken some rest, you’ll get pleasure from a ship ride on the River Ganges where you’ll be able to witness the Hindu Rituals on the wide ghats of the River. Later you’ll conjointly visit Durga temple, Vishwanath temple, Sankat Mochan temple, Tulsi Manas temple and therefore the Bharat Mata temple. Later you can spend a few hours shopping in Varanasi. Once sightseeing is done get back to the hotel room and take rest. Overnight stay at the hotel.
|Day 2: Visit Sarnath
After leisure breakfast, you may head to Sarnath, that is well known for its Buddhist links. Lord Buddha gave his maiden sermon at the Deer Park in Sarnath. You may see celebrated Dhamekh Stupa, Mulagandha Kuti Vihar and celebrated Sarnath Museum having wealthy assortment of antiques from Ancient Asian country. Once sightseeing is done get back to the hotel room and take rest.
In the evening be a part of the Ganga Aarti. Latter come back to the hotel and take rest. Overnight stay at the hotel.
|Day 3: Head To Bodhgaya
Take early morning visit to spirited Ghats of the river to fancy the non secular culture of Varanasi and later proceed to Bodhgaya. Checkout from the hotel, on arrival at Bodhgaya check into the pre booked hotel and take rest. In the evening explore the nearby places. Overnight stay at the hotel.
|Day 4: Explore Bodhgaya
After leisure breakfast, you will visit the sacred Mahabodhi Temple – where religious mystic earned enlightenment underneath a Bodhi Tree. Afternoon, get pleasure from a sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya visiting Niranjana river, Sujata Village and lots of lovely monasteries. Conjointly visit nice Buddha sculpture, Mahakala (Dungeshwari) cave, Vajrasana, Animeshlocan Chaiyata, Bodhi Sarovar, Vishnupada Temple, Archaeological Museum of Bodhgaya, Japanese Buddha Temple, Thai temple and lots more. At evening, visit the Mahabodhi Temple for prayer. Once sightseeing is done get back to the hotel room and take rest. Overnight stay at the hotel.
|Day 5: Move To Rajgir Through A Short Time To Nalanda
After leisure breakfast, Checkout from the hotel and that we can drive to Rajgir however you may conjointly visit a far-famed Buddhist site of Nalanda. Here you may visit the primary university of India and centre of Buddhist education. This ancient town of Nalanda was the middle of intellectual activity from the fifth century B.C. to the twelfth century A.D. Conjointly visit Hiuen Tsang Memorial Hall, The remnants of Nalanda University, Nav Nalanda Vihar, Kundalpur (important destination for Jains, significantly for the Digambar sect of the Jains). Latter proceed for Rajgir where Lord Mahavira and Lord Buddha preached their sermons. Latter Check into the pre booked the hotel and take rest. Overnight stay at the hotel.
|Day 6: Visit Pawapuri
After leisure breakfast, you’ll process a full day sightseeing tour as organized to explore the numerous religious travel destinations in Rajgir. This place has been connected with each of the historical person Buddha and Mahavira and is known as a result of Buddha spent a few years meditating here. Rajgir is additionally loved and recognized as a health and winter resort as a result of its heat water ponds. It’s believed that this heat water pool contains some healthful properties that facilitate cure several skin diseases. Latter you’ll additionally visit alternative attractions of Rajgir Gridhakuta hill, Jail of Bimbisara, athletic facility of Jarasandha, Venuvana, Karanda tank, Maniyar math, Swami Bhandar cave, Pippala cave, freshly made Vishwa Shanti Stupa and plenty of additional. Additionally relish the transport that leads uphill to the Shanti Stupa and Monasteries designed by the japanese Devotees of Gautama Buddha on prime of the Ratnagiri hill. Throughout your tour to Rajgir, you’ll additionally drive to an in depth excursion from Rajgir i.e. Pawapuri (38 kilometers aloof from Rajgir). Whereas Rajgir and Nalanda are foremost Buddhist pilgrim destinations, Pawapuri is equally a sanctum for Jains. Lord Mahavira, the twenty fourth tirthankar, earned salvation here and was cremated at Pawapuri. Once sightseeing is done get back to the hotel room and take rest. Overnight stay at the hotel.
|Day 7: Leave For Patna
After leisure breakfast, checkout from the hotel and drive to Patna. On arrival check into the hotel and take rest. When washed and settled, you may head for a full day sightseeing tour to explore the various tourer destinations of Patna. You may visit places like Takht Shri Harmandir Saheb, Hanuman Temple close to Patna Junction, Kumhrar (the place was the seat of Chandragupta Maurya, the ruler of Magadh), Patna Museum, Golghar and Patna Planetarium (the largest Planetarium in Asia). Once sightseeing is done get back to the hotel room and take rest. Overnight stay at the hotel.
|Day 8: Time To Head Back Home From Patna
After leisure breakfast, Checkout from the hotel and drive to Airport to board flight for Journey with tremendous happy recollections.