"Tour Operators in India"
Day 01 :: Delhi
On arrival at Delhi international airport, welcome and transfer to hotel
for overnight stay.
02 :: Delhi / Lucknow / Balrampur
After breakfast transfer to airport for your domestic flight for Lucknow.
Drive from Lucknow airport to Balrampur. On arrival check - in hotel for
late lunch. Later proceed to Sravasti, where Buddha confounded his non
believers by series of miraculous feats. Return to Balrampur for overnight
Day 03 :: Balrampur / Lumbini
Morning drive to lumbini the birth place of lord Buddha. At the ancient
Lumbini shrine, an image representing the natives of Buddha is still
preserved. Overnight in hotel.
Day 04 :: Lumbini / Kushinagar
Morning drive to Kushinagar where lord Buddha attained Pariniravana. Visit
to Rambha stupa which marks the spot where the lord was cremated. Overnight
Day 05 :: Kushinagar / Patna
Proceed to patna en-route visit vaishali where lord Buddha is reported to
have recounted his approaching nirawana and also the site of the second
Buddhist council. Overnight in hotel.
06 :: Patna / Bodhgaya
Drive to bodhgaya, en-route visit to Nalanda, where an ancient monastic
university flourished from 5th-11th century. Lord Buddha himself taught
here. Later proceed to visit Rajgir (or the royal abode) where lord Buddha
preached his philosophy. Proceed to Bodhgaya. Overnight in hotel.
Day 07 :: Bodhgaya
Bodhgaya the greatest pilgrim center for Buddhist where lord Buddha gained
enlightenment under the Mahabodhi tree. The Mahabodhi temple marks the exact
spot where Buddha sat in meditation. Overnight in hotel.
Day 08 :: Bodhgaya / Varanasi
Morning drive to varanasi the holy city of the hindus. On arrival check-in
hotel. Evening drive to Sarnath where lord Buddha is said to have preached
his first sermon. Sarnath was a famous centre for Buddhist learning from the
6th-12th Century. Visit to the stupa and Buddhist temple, the interior of
which Is richly decorated. Return to varanasi for overnight in hotel.
Day 09 :: Varanasi / Agra
morning boat ride on river Ganges to witness the sunrise and early morning
prayers. Return to hotel via different ghats. Later transfer to airport for
flight to Agra. On arrival transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 10 :: Agra / Delhi
After breakfast visit the world famous Taj Mahal, Agra fort & Tomb of
Itmad-ud-daulah. Afternoon return drive to Delhi. On arrival check-in hotel
for overnight stay.
Day 11 :: Delhi/Onward Destination
Full day sight-seeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Await transfer to
international airport for flight to onward destination.