Day 01: Arrival Varanasi
Arrival at Varanasi Airport/Railway Station check in to Hotel& Visit Buddhist Town SarnathThe hallowed spot where Lord Buddha Preached His First Sermonafter Enlightenment in Deer Park,contains the most impressive remains, as well as a Modem Temple, The Dharmarajika,Chaukhandi Stupa & Dhamek Stupa are Outstanding, There areNewly Built 80 FeetLord Buddha Statue is the Also a Alteration, There are also theremains of a Monastery & the Beautifully Polished Lion Capital of Ashoka, OvernightStay in Varanasi.
Day 02: Varanasi-Bodhgaya
After Breakfast proceed to Bodhgaya is the place whereGautama Buddha attained unsurpassed, supreme Enlightenment. Onarrival check into hotel and the rest of the day is free. You can leave forattending evening prayer at Mahabodhitemple. Later, return to the hotel and have a comfortable stay at night inBodhgaya.
Day03: Bodhgaya – Rajgir – Nalanda – Patna
Afterbreakfast, depart for Patna enroute visit Rajgir & Nalanda. Rajgir was the capital of the Magadhakingdom and is a pilgrimage for Jains and Hindus as well. TheJapanese Buddhists have built the massive Viswa Shanti Stupa on the Ratnagiri Hill which can be accessed by a chairlift. TheStupa has statues of Buddha at the four stages of his life - birth,enlightenment, teaching and death. From the hill top, the Jain shrines can alsobe viewed scattered across 26 distant hills. Griddhakuta, located on Ratnagiri Hill is another sitewhere Buddha stopped by to preach .Nalanda is the ancient universitytown of Bihar, goes back to the days of Buddha and Mahavira in theSixth Century B.C. The town was home to Nalanda Mahavihara, a monasticuniversity of international repute. After Proceed to for check in hotel &Overnight stay at Patna.
Day04: Patna- Vaishali – Kushinagar
Afterbreakfast, take a local sightseeing tour of Patna. This would include Golghar (built as agranary), Gandhi Museum, Patna Museum, Har Mandir Takht, Qila House or Jalan Museum with somereally rare relics like Napoleon’s bed and Marie Antoinette's porcelain; andthe ruins of Pataliputra. Back to hotel after Lunch proceed to kushinagarenroute visit vaishali place where Buddha announcedthe approaching of his Mahaparinirvana. After that continue drive to Kushinagaron arrival check in into hotel Overnight stay.
Day 05:Kushinagar – Lumbini
Morningproceeds to visit Mahaparinirvana Temple(where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha. Later drive toLumbini - the birth place of Lord Buddha (180 kms and 05 hrs drive).On arrival, transfer to hotel. . Later visit the birth place of Buddha-Mayadevi Temple. This place is ablessed one for its serenity and the natural beauty, purely coinciding to theperception of a place where the legend was born. Overnight stay at Lumbinihotel.
Day 06:Lumbini - Kapilavastu – Sravasti
Morning leavefor Sravasti (225 kms and 5.30 hrsdrive) enroute visiting Kapilavastu–thechildhood home of Gautam Buddha & Visit Maha Parinirwana Temple (where Buddha took his lastbreathe) and Rambhar Stupa(cremation site of Lord Buddha), JapanTemple. After that proceed to Overnight stay in Sravasti.
Sravasti wherethe Buddha preached most of his sermons. Here he is said to haveperformed many miracles, and levitated. During the monsoon, Visit Sahet Mahetand Angulimal caves where Buddha usedto stay at the Jetavana monastery onthe outskirts of this town. Visit Jetvanaand Ananda Bodhi Tree. Then drive to Varanasi, Overnight stay at Varanasi.
Day08: Varanasi Departure
After Breakfastcheck out from Hotel & drop at Varanasi Airport/Railway Station for your destination with sweetmemories….