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Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Packages India takes you to Buddhist Pilgrimage Places in India Destination Covering delhi – agra – varanasi – bodhgaya – ragjir – nalanda – patna – vaishali – kushinagar- lumbini – sravasti – lucknow – delhi You Can Enjoy your Buddhist Spiritual tour with Holiday package Tour
Day 01 / Arrival delhi
arrive delhi, meet assist at the airport and transfer to hotel. Night stay in delhi.

Day 02 / delhi – agra – varanasi
early morning transfer to railway station to board the train for agra , breakfast in the train , arrive agra in approx. 2 hours, meet assist at railway station and visit the world famous taj mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to shah jahan’s beloved wife. Also visit the agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of agra stands on the banks of the river yamuna and the construction was started by emperor akbar in 1566. Evening transfer to railway station to board the train to varanasi.

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Day 03 / varanasi
arrive varanasi, transfer to hotel. Later excursion to sarnath – where the buddha preached his first sermon in the deer park, contains the most impressive remains, as well as a modern temple. Night stay in varanasi.

Day 04 / varanasi – bodhgaya
morning drive to bodhgaya & transfer to hotel. Bodhgaya – as the place of the buddha’s enlightenment. Bodhgaya situated near the river niranjana, is one of the holiest buddhist pilgrimage centres since it was here that buddha attained enlightenment under the bodhi tree. Later visit mahabodhi temple, niranjana river, sujata village. Night stay in bodhgaya.

Day 05 / bodhgaya – ragjir – nalanda – patnaBuddhist Pilgrimage Tour Packages places India
after breakfast drive to patna enroute sightseeing of nalanda & rajgir. Rajgir -the picturesque rajgir, or rajagriha as it was known in the past is surrounded by the river banganga and 5 hills. During the lifetime of the buddha this was the capital of the powerful magadha kingdom, ruled by the virtuous king bimbisara. Like many others in search of truth, prince siddhartha, after he renounced his royal heritage came to this city to seek the path of vation. Nalanda -nalanda was the most renowned university in ancient india. It derived its name from na-alam-da, meaning insatiable in giving, one of the names by which the lord buddha was known. Arrive patna and tranfer to hotel . Night stay in patna.

Day 06 / patna – vaishali – kushinagar
after breakfast drive to kushinagar,kushinagar is where the buddha finally attained mahaparmirvana. Amongst the ruins are the mukutbandhan stupa and a beautiful statue of the reclining buddha enroute visiting vaishali. Arrive kushinagar & transfer to hotel. Night stay in kushinagar.
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Day 07 / kushinagar- lumbini
after breakfast visit the mahaparinirvana temple & stupas , later drive to lumbini & transfer to hotel. Lumbini – the birthplace of the buddha, was located in 1890 after being untraced for 1,500 years. Evening sightseeing tour of lumbini including a visit to the birth place of lord buddha. Night stay in lumbini.

Day 08 / lumbini sravasti
after breakfast drive to lucknow enroute sravasti – the capital of the ancient kingdom of kosala, has the honour for sheltering buddha for 24 rainy seasons in the jetvana gardens. The city believed to be founded by the mythological king sravast, has age-old stupas, majestic monasteries and several temples. Buddha is said to have performed some miracles here. In sravasti visit saheth – maheth & jetvan. Night stay in sravasti .

Day 09 / sravasti – lucknow – delhi
after breakfast drive to lucknow & transfer to railway station to board train for delhi. Arrive delhi, & transfer to hotel. Night stay in delhi.

Day 10 / delhi – departure
after breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed for sightseeing tour of new delhi. Visit the 11th century qutab minar ,india gate , the president’s house, raj ghat. Also visit laxmi narayan temple popularly known as birla temple. Evening transfer to airport to board the onward flight.

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