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* US $ : 725 per person
Places : Kolkata - Patna - Nalanda - Rjgir - Bodhgaya - Varanasi
- Kushinagar - Lumbini - Sravasti - Agra - Delhi
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Day 01 - Arrive Kolkata
Upon arrival our representative will meet you at the airport and will assist for transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 - Kolkata - Patna
Morning leave for sightseeing including Tagore House, Kali Temple, Victoria Memorial, Mother Teressa House etc. Evening transfer to railway station to board train for Patna. Overnight on board.
Day 03 - Patna - Nalanda - Rajgir - Bodhgaya (165 kms / 4 hrs drive)
Arrive Patna the morning. Leave for sightseeing visiting Harmandirji and Patna Museum. Later proceed to Bodhgaya enroute visiting Nalanda and Rajgir. Nalanda-a great center of Buddhist learning and one of the most famed university citadels of ancient times. Rajgir-it was once the ancient capital of the powerful kingdom of Maghada. From the out skirts of Rajgir, a historic road leads to Gridha - Kuta or vultures peak where the Buddha preached, here the first Buddhist Council was held after the Lord's Mahaparinirvana. Upon arrival transfer to hotel.
Day 04 - Bodhgaya
Bodhgaya is the place where the Buddha attained enlightenment and which is one of the most sacred pilgrimage places for the Buddhist. Visit Bodhi Tree, Niranjana River and various Monasteries and Buddhist temples. Overnight at Hotel
Day 05 - Bodhgaya - Varanasi
Morning leave Bodhgaya for Varanasi (247 kms. / 6 hrs.) by Surface. Later, excursion to Sarnath the place Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 06 - Varanasi
Early morning boat ride on the River Ganges to see the sun rise and the bathing ghats of an ancient Hindu city. Full day sightseeing of the city visiting Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Benaras Hindu University etc. Evening visit River Front to see "Ganga Aarti." Overnight in hotel.
Day 07 - Varanasi - Kushinagar
Morning leave Varanasi for Kushinagar (250 kms. / 7 hrs. drive), the place where Buddha entered perfect tranquility. Afternoon visit Mahaparinirvana Temple & Ramabhar Stupa. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 - Kushinagar - Lumbini
Morning drive to Lumbini by surface (170 kms. / 4 hrs.). Sightseeing of Lumbini where the Lord Buddha was born. Visit the pillar raised by Emperor Ashok, in the twenty first year after his coronation at the birthplace.
Day 09 - Lumbini - Sravasti - Train to Agra
Morning proceed to Sravasti ( 190 kms / 5 hrs), visit Sravasti (Sahet-Mahet) capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, an active centre for Buddhism. Lord Buddha spent 24 rainy seasons here. Evening board train for Agra from Gonda Railway station.
Day 10 - DAgra - Delhi
Arrive Agra in the morning. Visit one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal and then Red Fort. Proceed to Delhi (203 kms / 4 hrs). Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 - Delhi / Out
Full day city tour of Old and New Delhi. Evening transfer to airport to connect flight for onward destination.
|Valid till Sept 2018|
* Please request for rate for the period X'Mas - New Year Period
|Land Cost includes||Land Cost Excludes|
Monument Entry Fee List (per person per visit in US Dollars)
|Qutab Minar -
Red Fort - 100
Humayun Tomb - 250
National Museum - 170
|Taj Mahal - 750
Agra Fort - 300
|Sarnath - 100||Museum - 200
Victoria Memorial - 150
Tagor House - 100
Botanical Garden - 50
Hotel used will be as under or equivalent category