Tour Duration 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Sravsati - Balrampur - Lucknow- Delhi
Day 01 Arrival at Delhi
Guests will arrive at the Delhi airport where they will be welcomed by our representative with a meticulously planned Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour with Golden Triangle. Thereafter guests will be transferred to a hotel booked previously for overnight as planned under this tour to Buddhist pilgrimages.
Day 02 At Delhi
This day after having breakfast, guests will leave by road for a full day sightseeing tour of the Buddhist sites at Nagarjunkonda. Guests will witness Buddhist temple remains and museum where guests can gain knowledge about the city and the religion. At night guests will return at hotel and will be free to relax.
Day 03 Delhi-Jaipur
Afternoon will be booked for visiting some of the famous historic monuments such as Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (a war memorial). Also visit some of the spectacular political buildings built in Victorian architecture such as President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and shop at Connaught Place. Guests will then reside at their rooms at hotel for the night sleep.
This day of the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour with Golden Triangle is booked for a visit to the next destination- Jaipur. At Jaipur our representative will escort you to a hotel booked previously for a night’s stay.
Day 04 At Jaipur
Jaipur is an important feature of the famous Golden Triangle Tour in India and it includes some of the most spectacular sightseeing attractions. The day at Jaipur will begin with a regal ride on elephant back to reach Amer Fort and will be followed by a visit to other attractions such as Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Nawab Saheb Ki Haveli and Johari Bazar. Return to the hotel in the evening for night stay.
Day 05 Jaipur - Agra
A drive to Agra will then follow on this day of the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour with Golden Triangle. Post breakfast guests will drive down to Agra also paying an en- route visit to the erstwhile Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri. At Agra guests will be accommodated in a hotel for overnight stay. At afternoon guests will visit the sightseeing attractions of the city such as UNESCO World Heritage Site of Taj Mahal followed by a visit to Red Fort and the tomb of Itmad-ud-daula.
Day 06 Agra- Varanasi
In the morning pack your bags as you will be transferred to the airport to catch the flight for Varanasi one of the famous Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites. On arrival at the airport our representative will receive you and escort you to the hotel booked for a night stay in the region. Afternoon will begin this Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour as the guests will visit Sarnath to view the renowned Dhamekh Stupa which has a history of being the first place where Mahatama Buddha had preached his first sermon.
Day 07 At Varanasi
Dawn at Varansi will bring a celestial experience when guests will be taken for a tranquilizing boat ride at holy River Ganges. Also pay a visit to the nearby Vishwanath Temple and Bharat Mata Temple and then return to the hotel for night stay.
Day 08-09 Varanasi- Bodhgaya
Guests then will stay at Varanasi for the next two days and pay extended visits to Buddhist shrines. The excursion to Buddhist sites will include visit to Rajgir- where first Buddha council was held after he had attained Nirvana, Nalanda- known as Center of Intellecualism, Sapta Pari Cave and Venevamas. On the ninth day guests will be transferred to a hotel at Bodhgaya for overnight stay.
Day 10 Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar
On this day of the Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour guests will be served a refreshing meal in the morning which will be followed by drive to Vaishali. The place is said to be the place where Lord Buddha had delivered his last sermon. Visit the famous sites at Vaishali such as Ashoka Pillar, Lotus Tank and Chaumukhi. Thereafter guests will proceed to Kushinagar where they will be accommodated in a hotel for overnight stay.
Day 11 Kushinagar- Lumbini
At Kushinagar guests will visit some of the finest Buddhist sites. The day will begin with a visit to Mahanirvana Temple and will be followed by visit to other important Buddhist monasteries and Japan/ Srilanka Buddhist centres. Thereafter guests will be escorted to a hotel at Lumbini where they will reside for the rest of the night.
Day 12 Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Sravsati - Balrampur
This eventful day of Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour with Golden Triangle will begin with a visit to the renowned Ashoka’s pillar constructed in 249BC followed by a visit to a temple of Mayadevi. Also visit some ruins of an old monastery and some of the new stupas and thereafter depart for Balrampur in the afternoon. On the way guests will also pay a visit to Sravsati to view the ruins of Jetavana Monastery. At Balrampur guests will be accommodated in a hotel for overnight stay.
Day 13 Balrampur- Lucknow
This morning at Balrampur will commence with a refreshing meal which will be followed by a city tour. Thereafter guests will drive to Lucknow late in the afternoon where they will be accommodated in a hotel for overnight stay.
Day 14 Lucknow- Delhi
At Lucknow the day will be devoted to a visit to the famous Buddhist Pilgrimage Sites in the region. This tour will first begin with Imambara and followed by a visit to Rumi Darwaza. Thereafter guests will be transferred to the Airport again where they will board the flight to Delhi. At Delhi guests will be again escorted to a hotel for overnight stay.
Day 15 Delhi- Departure
The final day of Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour with Golden Triangle at Delhi will be spent at leisure. Guests will be transferred to the airport in the evening where our representative will make all the arrangements for their comfortable journey ahead.