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Upon arrival at Mumbai airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. If time permit, enjoy sightseeing of Mumbai. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Today morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport to board the flight to Aurangabad. Upon arrival at Aurangabad airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel and later proceed for an escorted tour to Ellora caves. The caves are over 2000 years old and consist of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain temples. Also enjoy sightseeing of Aurangabad, visit Bibi Ka Maqbara (Replica of Taj Mahal - A tomb commissioned by Aurangzeb's Son Azam in the memory of his Mother Dilras Banu Begum). Later in the evening, drive back to the hotel for night stay.
Early in the morning, enjoy an escorted tour of Ajanta Caves - they are cut from the volcanic lavas of the Deccan trap in a steep crescent - shaped hillside in a forested ravine of the Sahyadri hills. These caves are older than Ellora Caves consisting of 24 monasteries and temples hewn out of solid rack, also visit Civic-cum-Cultural Complex, a gallery of local art and crafts and shopping complex. (Ajanta caves is closed on Monday).
After sightseeing of Aurangabad, transfer to the Jalgaon railway station to board the train to Bhopal. Upon arrival at Bhopal railway station, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After breakfast, visit Bhimbetka Caves. Bhimbetka is home to 700 rock shelters belonging to the Neolithic age and over 500 caves have paintings of pre-historic man. Later proceed to Sanchi, visit Sanchi Stupa, Chaitya, Temples and Monasteries dating from 3rd century BC. Also visit Ashoka Pillar, Gupta temple built in the 4th century and the Great Bowl carved of one piece of stone. After sightseeing, leave for Bhopal railway station to board an overnight sleeper train for Agra. Overnight stay on board.
Upon arrival at Agra railway station, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Relax at the hotel, and later proceed for the sightseeing tour of Agra, visit Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, Akbar's Tomb, Jama Masjid, Moti Masjid, Octagonal Tower, Jahangir's Palace, Chini ka Rauza and Sikandra Fort. In the evening, transfer to the Agra railway station to board an overnight sleeper train for Varanasi. Overnight stay on board.
Upon arrival at Varanasi, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel and later leave for sightseeing of Sarnath. Sarnath enjoys the extraordinary privilege of Lord Buddha delivering his first sermon after attaining enlightenment 2500 years ago. At Sarnath, visit a number of Buddhist sites that include the famous Dhamekh Stupa, the seat of the holy 'Buddha' and the ruins of Dharmarajika Stupa and Mulagandhakuti Temple. Also visit the most popular "The Ashoka Pillar" built by the emperor Ashoka. The Lion Capital on top of this pillar is now the National Emblem of India and stands apart for its excellent artistry and carvings. In the evening, attend aarti on the bank of river Ganges in Varanasi. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early in the morning, enjoy a boat cruise at river Ganges to observe the way of life of pilgrims by the Ghats. Return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive towards Bodhgaya. Upon arrival at Bodhgaya, check-in at the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast, proceed for Bodhgaya and Gaya sightseeing, visit The Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Great Buddha Statue, Niranjana River, Sujata Temple and lots of other significant temples. The Mahabodhi temple is built on the east of the sacred tree stands majestically 17 feet high on a base 5 feet square, and consists of a soaring pyramidal tower surmounted by a stupa. Besides the Mahabodhi temple, visit several Buddhist temples built by the followers of Buddhism from all over the world. After sightseeing of Bodhgaya, drive back to the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and leave for Patna. On the way to Patna, visit the "Ruins of Nalanda University in Nalanda". Later proceed towards Rajgir, lord Mahavir, spent 14 years of his life at Rajgir and Nalanda. Visit the monastery of Venuvana Vihar built by King Bimbisara for Lord Buddha to reside. Later continue drive to Patna, upon arrival check in to the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Kushinagar. On the way visit Vaishali. Vaishali is mentioned in the Ramayana and in the Buddhist literature, it is reputed as the birthplace of Lord Mahavira and the capital of Lichchavis from early times. In Vaishali, visit Ashoka Pillar, Buddha stupa and Shanti stupa. After Vaishali sightseeing, continue drive towards Kushinagar for night stay.
Today morning after breakfast, visit Nirvana Temple and Ramabhar Stupa in Kushinagar. Later in the afternoon drive to Balrampur, situated on the bank of river Rapti. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later visit the temple of Pateshwari Devi (A Shakti Peetha). Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, visit Sravasti - the capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, it has the honour for sheltering Buddha for 24 rainy seasons in the Jetavana Gardens. Visit Jetavana and Ananda Bodhi Tree. Afterwards leave for Lucknow airport to board the flight for Delhi. Upon arrival at New Delhi airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for a full day escorted tour of Delhi. Start your sightseeing from New Delhi, visit Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple (Baha'i Temple) and Qutub Minar.
Later in the afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Old Delhi, visit Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid and Red Fort also take a short rickshaw ride at the Chandni Chowk (A huge market of spices and clothes). In the evening enjoy watching Sound and Light show at Akshardham Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Today morning after breakfast, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to the New Delhi airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
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