The Foot Prints of Buddha

              Tour Itinerary: DELHI, VARANSI, BODHGAYA, PATNA, KUSHINAGAR, LUMBINI, SRAVASTI & LUCKNOW

Day 01 Arrival at Delhi:

You will be transferring to the hotel in Delhi from Delhi Airport. Check in at hotel. Day is free for personal activities. Overnight stay in Delhi.


Day 2 Delhi City Tour:

Morning after breakfast you will be visiting Delhi tourist places.

1. Birla Temple: Hindu temple dedicated to Laxminarayan in Delhi, India. The temple is built in honor of Lakshmi (Hindu goddess of wealth), and her consort Narayana (Vishnu, Preserver in the Trimurti).

2. Jama Masjid (Mosque): commonly known as Jama Masjid, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and completed in the year 1656, it is one of the largest and best known mosques in India.

3. Humayun’s Tomb: is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 CE, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect.

4. India Gate: Situated along the ceremonial Rajpath avenue (meaning King's Way) in New Delhi, India Gate is a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers who died during the Afghan wars and World War I.

5. Red Fort: The decision for constructing the Red Fort was made in 1639, when Shah Jahan decided to shift his capital from Agra to Delhi.

6. Qutab Minar: The Qutub Minar is located in a Mehrauli in South Delhi. It was built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak of the Slave Dynasty, who took possession of Delhi in 1206. It is a fluted red sandstone tower, which tapers up to a height of 72.5 meters and is covered with intricate carvings and verses from the Qur'an.

7. Lotus temple: Temple is a Bahai's House of Worship, situated in South Delhi and shaped like a lotus. It was built by the Bahá'í community.

After sightseeing back to hotel. Overnight stay.


Day 03 Varanasi

Early morning arrive Varanasi, meet and greet driver later transfer to Hotel, check in at hotel. In the evening you will be having an excursion to Sarnath where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Stay overnight at Hotel.


Day 04 Varanasi - Bodhgaya

After breakfast, you will be driven to Bodhgaya. Check in at Hotel. Later proceed for sightseeing of the various tourist spots of Bodhgaya such as Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Bodhi Sarovar, Chankamana etc. stay overnight at Hotel.


Day 05 Bodhgaya

After breakfast explore the city of Bodhgaya. The highlights of the city are the Bodhi Tree, the Mahabodhi Stupa besides several other monasteries to visit Tibetan Monastery, Thai Monastery, Myanmar Monastery, Chinese Monastery, Bhutanese Monastery, Japanese Monastery and Sri Lankan Monastery. Stay overnight at Hotel.


Day 06 Bodhgaya - Patna

After breakfast  drive  to Patna via Rajgir and Nalanda. There you will be exploring places like The Surya Mandir, the Nalanda Museum, Ajatashatru's Fort, Venuvana etc. On arrival check in at Hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel.


Day 07 Patna - Khushinagar


After breakfast drive to  Kushinagar via Vaishali. In Vaishali you will be visiting places like Ashokan Pillar, Buddha Stupa-I, Buddha Stupa-II, Shanti Stupa. On arrival check in at hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel.


Day 08 Khushinagar - Lumbini

After having  breakfast, drive to Lumbini, Check into a hotel as soon as you reach Lumbini. Later in the day explore the various tourist places of Lumbini such as Ashoka Pillar, Maya Devi Temple etc. On arrival check in at hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.


Day 09 Lumbini - Sravasti

After breakfast drive to Sravasti. Later visit various tourist spots such as Anand Bodhi tree, ruins of the Jetavana monastery, age-old stupas etc. On arrival check in at Hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.


Day 10 Sravasti - Lucknow

Breakfast will be followed by the drive to Lucknow. Check in at Hotel. Later on the day explore  the various tourist spots of Lucknow such as Rumi Darwaza, Bada Imambara, Clock Tower etc. stay overnight at Hotel.


Day 11 Lucknow - Delhi

After breakfast drive to the station to board the train to Delhi. Arrive Delhi train station meet and greet driver later transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel. 


Day 12 Delhi

After Breakfast drive to the airport/station for the onward journey.

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> ALSO NOTE:

> Inclusions:

1. Hotel Accommodations ( 3star, 4 star, 5 star or 5 star Deluxe as per choice)
2. Transportations: Car, Train & Flight as per itinerary
3. Tour Guide to visit tourist places as per itinerary
4. Car with English-speaking Driver
5. All Transfers & Sightseeing
6. Toll Taxes & Parking
7. Fuel & Gasoline
8. Driver allowances

> Not included:

1. Monuments entry tickets & camera charges
2. Personal shopping
3. Tips
4. Miscellaneous


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