Upon arrival our representative will meet you at the airport and will assist for transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Morning leave for sightseeing including Tagore House, Kali Temple, Victoria Memorial, Mother Teressa House etc. Evening transfer to railway station to board train for Patna. Overnight on board.
Arrive Patna the morning. Leave for sightseeing visiting Harmandirji and Patna Museum. Later proceed to Bodhgaya enroute visiting Nalanda and Rajgir. Nalanda-a great center of Buddhist learning and one of the most famed university citadels of ancient times. Rajgir-it was once the ancient capital of the powerful kingdom of Maghada. From the out skirts of Rajgir, a historic road leads to Gridha - Kuta or vultures peak where the Buddha preached, here the first Buddhist Council was held after the Lord's Mahaparinirvana. Upon arrival transfer to hotel.
Bodhgaya is the place where the Buddha attained enlightenment and which is one of the most sacred pilgrimage places for the Buddhist. Visit Bodhi Tree, Niranjana River and various Monasteries and Buddhist temples. Overnight at Hotel
Morning leave Bodhgaya for Varanasi (247 kms. / 6 hrs.) by Surface. Later, excursion to Sarnath the place Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Overnight in Varanasi.
Early morning boat ride on the River Ganges to see the sun rise and the bathing ghats of an ancient Hindu city. Full day sightseeing of the city visiting Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Benaras Hindu University etc. Evening visit River Front to see "Ganga Aarti." Overnight in hotel.
Morning leave Varanasi for Kushinagar (250 kms. / 7 hrs. drive), the place where Buddha entered perfect tranquility. Afternoon visit Mahaparinirvana Temple & Ramabhar Stupa. Overnight at hotel.
Morning drive to Lumbini by surface (170 kms. / 4 hrs.). Sightseeing of Lumbini where the Lord Buddha was born. Visit the pillar raised by Emperor Ashok, in the twenty first year after his coronation at the birthplace.
Morning proceed to Sravasti ( 190 kms / 5 hrs), visit Sravasti (Sahet-Mahet) capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, an active centre for Buddhism. Lord Buddha spent 24 rainy seasons here. Evening board train for Agra from Gonda Railway station.
Arrive Agra in the morning. Visit one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal and then Red Fort. Proceed to Delhi (203 kms / 4 hrs). Overnight at hotel.
Full day city tour of Old and New Delhi. Evening transfer to airport to connect flight for onward destination.
Cost Per Person -(on twin sharing - minimum 2 persons travelling together)
Sept 2018 -
US $ 725 per person *
* Please request rate for the period of X'Mas - New Year Period
Inclusions / Exclusions
- Room on twin sharing basis at each place as per itinerary for total 10 nights (02 Nights on train and 08 nights in hotels). Hotel check in / out 12:00 hrs.
- Daily buffet breakfast at hotel.
- Aircon Standard Car for all transfer and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
- English speaking guide during sightseeing tour.
- Train Tickets - 02 AC Sleeper Class for Kolkata - Patna / Gonda - Agra
- All Taxes
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any Airfare
- Airport Tax
- Any monument entry fee (to be paid directly at the monument)
Hotel used will be as under or equivalent category
||Hotel Mahamaya / Hotel Mahayana /
||Hotel Hindustan International /
||Hotel 87 / Pablas International