01 : Arrive Delhi
On arrival you will be received by our representative and
transferred to hotel where we will be holding the rooms on ready
occupancy basis. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi : Jaipur
Morning commence drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check in into
hotel. Evening free time to enjoy the city atmosphere which by
many means is fabulous. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Jaipur
The day is to be started with the Elephant ride at Amer Fort,
followed by the city tour covering - Hawa Mahal, Royal
Observatory, City Palace, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli and Johari Bazar
etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Jaipur - Agra
Today we will drive to Agra en-route visiting the old deserted
town of Mughal Dynasty i.e. Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival, check in
into hotel. Afternoon city tour covering Taj Mahal, Red Fort and
the Tomb of Itmad-ud-daula’s Tomb. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Agra – Varanasi
Morning transfer to Airport to catch flight to Varanasi. On
arrival , transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour of Sarnath:
famous for its Dhamekh Stupa and for it being the place where
Buddha preached his first sermon enshrining the principle of his
teachings into laws. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi. Guide Map of
Day 06 : Varanasi
At dawn enjoy boat ride at River Ganges, followed by a city tour
covering - Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Mata Temple etc. Overnight at
hotel. Guide Map of Uttar Pradesh.
Day 07 and Day 08– Varanasi : Bodhgaya
Stay there for two nights with excursions to Rajgir/ Nalanda /
Sapta pari cave and Venevamas. Above two days you will come across
with many locales of Buddhist significance, i.e., Rajgir : an
important Buddhist pilgrimage since the Buddha spent 12 years here
, and the first Buddhist council after the Buddha attained Nirvana
was held here, Nalanda : founded in the 5th century known as
center of intellectualism. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 - Bodhgaya – Vaishali – Kushinagar
Morning Proceed to Vaishali, a very special place to Buddhists as
The Lord delivered his last sermon & announced his impending "
Nirwana". See the majesty of Ashok Pillar – Lotus tank, Chaumukhi
& proceed to Kushinagar for overnight stay. Guide Map of Bihar.
Day 10 : Kushinagar – Lumbini
Morning visit Mahanirvana Temple, the modern Japan/Srilanka
Buddhist center & monasteries , then proceed to Lumbini. Overnight
Day 11 : Lumbini – Kapilvastu – Sravasti – Balrampur
Morning visit to Ashoka’s pillar (249 BC) rediscovered in 1890’s
inside thick sal forest, a temple of Mayadevi, the ruins of an old
monastery and some new stupas, then in the afternoon proceed to
Balrampur enroute visiting Sravasti where you will see the
extensive ruins of this ancient city & Jetavana Monastery. On
arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Balrampur – Lucknow
Morning city tour. Later continue drive to Lucknow. On arrival
check in into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Delhi
This day you will be taken for a trip to this very heart of India.
The trip will cover Qutab Minar / Humayun Tomb / India Gate / Red
Fort / Jama Masjid / Gandhi Memorial etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 : Delhi/Onward Destinations
Departure transfer to International Airport to take flight back