Buddhist Pilgrimage

Duration :: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destination Covered :: Delhi – Agra – Sankisa – Sravasti – Lumbini (Nepal) – Kapilavastu (Nepal) – Kushinagar – Varanasi – Sarnath – Kaushambi – Allahabad

Day 1 Visit Delhi

After a pick-up will take you a private tour of delhi by chauffeur driven private air-condition car. You can visit Red fort, Jama Mosque, Rajghat, Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, President House, India Gate & Parliament House by your own Tourist Vehicle. (few monuments are restricted but you can visit from outside).
Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 2 Delhi – Agra

Our Representative will give you warm at the Hotel. After the Breakfast Drive to the Agra enroute visit the Lord Krishna Temple- Mathura and proceed to the Agra. In Agra you can visit the Taj Mahal – which was built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a Mausoleum for his second wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth in 1631. Beside the Taj Mahal, you can also visit Agra Fort, Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-I-Khas, Sikandara.
Overnight stay in Agra. ( Every Friday Taj Mahal closed for vistors)

Day 3 Agra – Sankisa

After the relaxing breakfast at the hotel you will drive to Sankisa. it will take approx 4 hrs by drive. A temple dedicated to Bisari Devi, an excavated Ashokan pillar and a colossal Shivalinga also stand here. A large fair is held in the month of Shravan (July – August). evening at leisure.
Overnight stay in Sankisa.

Day 4 Sankisa – Sravasti

After the relaxing breakfast at the hotel you will drive to Sravasti. it will take approx 6 – 7 hrs by drive. Sravasti was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala and sheltered the Buddha for 24 rainy seasons in the Jetvana Gardens. Its founder was the mythological King Sravast. It has some age old Stupas, Monasteries and temples. evening at leisure.
Overnight stay in Sravasti.

Day 5 Sravasti – Lumbini (Nepal)

After the relaxing breakfast at the hotel you will drive to Lumbini (nepal). it will take approx 5 hrs by drive. Lumbini has world heritage status by UNESCO and has many Stupas, Monasteries and temples. This is the place where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 623 bce who achieved enlightenment around 588 bce became the Gautama Buddha and founded Buddhism. A Lord Buddha stayed in Lumbinívana during his visit to Devadaha and there preached the Devadaha Sutta.
Overnight stay in Lumbini (Nepal).

Day 6 Lumbini (Nepal)

After the relaxing breakfast at the hotel you can proceed to visit Kapilavastu (Nepal). It will take approx 1 hrs by chauffeur driven car. This is the place where Lord Buddha as a Prince Siddharth spent most of his childhood. It hold significant value for Buddhist Pilgrims and apart from several Stupas has a collection of archeological excavations in the form of stone caskets. later drive back to Lubini.
Overnight stay in Lumbini (Nepal).

Day 7 Lumbini (Nepal) – Kushinagar (India)

After the relaxing breakfast at the hotel you can continue the Pilgrimage trip. you will visit Rambhar Stupa, Mahapari nirvana temple. Evening at leisure.
Overnight stay in Kushinagar (India).

Day 8 Kushinagar – Varanasi

After a breakfast check-out from hotel and drive to Varanasi – the city of Lord Shiva. Check –in the hotel. Evening at leisure.
Overnight stay in Varanasi.

Day 9 Varanasi

After the Breakfast, you can continue your Tour to Varanasi. Varanasi’s major attraction is a long string Ghats (Bank of the River) where you can take a bath and get the blessing of Lord’s Shiva. You can also visit the Vishwanath Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Ram Naar Fort and Museum and you can also enjoy the boat Cruise at River Ganges.
Overnight stay in Varanasi.

Day 10 Varanasi – Sarnath – Varanasi

After the relaxing breakfast you may start the day trip of Sarnath. This is the place where Lord Buddha deliver his first sermon approx 2500 years ago. Evening at leisure.
Overnight stay in Varanasi.

Day 11 Varanasi – Kaushambi/Allahabad

After the breakfast at the hotel you may drive to Kaushambi. It will take approx 3 – 4 hrs by drive. Here you can visit the Ashokan Piller, an old fort and the Ghositaram Monastery.
Overnight stay in Kaushambi/Allahabad.

Day 12 Kaushambi to Allahabad Train Station

After the breakfast you will Check-out from the Hotel and as per the schedule you will proceed to catch an Overnight Train.

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