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Buddhist Special Tour (India And Nepal)

Buddhist
  • Starts varanasi
  • +12 destinations
  • Ends Delhi
80000
-20%
100000 Special Discount
(Starting Price Per Person On Twin Sharing Basis)
16 Days / 15 Nights
Inclusions

AGE RANGE - 1 to 80 Years Old
PHYSICAL RATING - Easy
BEST TIME TO VISIT - Round the Year
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100000 Special Discount
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Duration: 16 Days
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Day-to-Day Itinerary

Stay - New Delhi

On the day of arrival at the New Delhi airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Includes: Accommodation, Transfers

Stay - New Delhi

Embark on a full day of sightseeing beginning in Old Delhi with a visit to the stunning Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia, and the Raj Ghat, a moving memorial to Mahatma Ghandi. Take a short rickshaw ride at the Chandni Chowk (A huge market of spices and clothes), also visit Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, and Qutub Minar. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Varanasi

After breakfast, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to the New Delhi airport to board the flight for Varanasi. Upon arrival at Varanasi airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel in Varanasi. Rest and relax at the hotel, later explore the city of Varanasi at your own with a local guide. In the evening attend Aarti on the bank of River Ganges. Overnight stay at the hotel.


In Varanasi, you can indulge yourself in many activities what the locals do, also you have enough free time to explore Varanasi at your own and since this is a guided trip so an English speaking guide will be there to suggest, assist you and explain you about all the sightseeing, sacred temples, history and myths of the oldest city of India - Varanasi. In this way you can explore the real life of Varanasi.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers

Stay - Varanasi

Early in the morning, enjoy a boat ride on the River Ganges, followed by a visit to Akhara and see the traditional form of martial arts practiced there. Morning city tour of Varanasi, this includes a walk through the various sacred Ghats. Visit the sacred shrine of Kashi- Vishwanath (also known as the Golden Temple), and Bharat Mata Mandir, a simple temple dedicated to 'Mother India'. Later proceed to Sarnath, an important site for the Buddhists, visit the Dhamekha Stupa, the Archeological museum and the Chaukhandi Stupa. In the evening attend aarti on the bank of River Ganges in Varanasi. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Bodhgaya

After breakfast, leave for Bodhgaya. the place of Buddha's Enlightenment. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers

Stay - Bodhgaya

After breakfast, proceed for a guided tour of Bodhgaya, 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. The Vajrasana or Diamond Throne lying between the Bodhi Tree and the temple marks the actual spot where Buddha sat in meditation and attained supreme knowledge. Visit several Buddhist temples built by the followers of Buddhism from all over the world. Later return back to the hotel for a night stay.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Rajgir

After breakfast, leave for Rajgir, Rajgir was capital of 6th century Magadha Empire, where Buddha preached at the "Vultures peak" and the first Buddhist council was held after his death. Here, we will climb the peak by cable car. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Rajgir.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Patna

After breakfast, Leave for Patna, en-route visit Nalanda. Patna is 2500 year old capital city of Bihar. Nalanda is the world's oldest university founded in the 5th century. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Patna.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Varanasi

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Vaishali for sightseeing. Vaishali is mentioned in the Ramayana and in the Buddhist literature, 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. Later drive back to Patna for night stay at the hotel.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Kushinagar

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and leave for Kushinagar, (the place where Lord Buddha had left the world behind after offering an invaluable contribution to humanity, the great religion known as Buddhism). On arrival at Kushinagar, check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later proceed for sightseeing of Kushinagar, visit the Mahaparinirvana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha). Overnight stay at the hotel.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Lumbini

Today morning after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to the Indo-Nepal border. At Nepal Border, you will be received by Alkof Holidays, Nepal counterpart and he will transfer you to Lumbini - the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Lumbini is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Upon arrival at Lumbini, check-in at the hotel. Relax at the hotel, later in the evening visit the Ashoka Pillar, built in 259BC by Ashoka The Great - the Emperor of India. In the 7th century, the pillar was struck by lightning and split into two parts, the site was lost for six centuries, re-founded in 1895. Also take a walk through the monasteries made by many nationals. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Kathmandu

After breakfast, leave for the Kathmandu - the capital city of Nepal. Kathmandu, is home to Pashupatinath, the most sacred Hindu temple complex that is located on the banks of the Bagmati River. Upon arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Kathmandu

After breakfast, leave to Patan to visit its Kopan Monastery. Kopan Monastery is a thriving monastery of 360 monks, mainly from Nepal and Tibet. Kopan has become especially famous for teaching Buddhism to the western people.


Also visit the Patan Durbar Square, this site is acclaimed as one of the finest urban streetscapes in the world. It is known as the centre of fine arts and for the superb craftsmanship of its artisans. Later return to Kathmandu to visit the Pashupatinath Temple. Thousands of pilgrims visit this temple every year during Shivaratri, the birthday of Lord Shiva. Entrance to the temple precinct is forbidden to non-Hindus. Also visit the Boudhanath Stupa, the largest stupa in Nepal and one of the largest in the world. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Kathmandu

After breakfast at the hotel, visit the village of Nagarkot from where you can enjoy stupendous views of the Himalayas, and Kathmandu valley or another option available is to trek to 14th Century World heritage temple of Changu Narayan. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing

Stay - Delhi

After breakfast, take a flight to NEw Delhi from Kathmandu airport. Upon arrival at New Delhi airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers


After breakfast at the hotel, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to the New Delhi airport to catch the flight for home or onward international destination.


Includes: Breakfast, Transfers


Inclusions

  • Assistance during arrival and departure
  • 15 Nights accommodation based on double/twin sharing basis.
  • Meals - Daily buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • Transportation - Entire Trip, Including Airport Transfers, Sightseeing by an AC Car MUV/SUV/Sedan car.
  • Sightseeing, excursions and activities as per the itinerary
  • Cycle Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Boat Cruise and Evening Aarti in Varanasi
  • English Speaking Guide
  • 1 Mineral water bottles per person per day
  • All currently applicable taxes including GST

Transport

  • 1-2 persons - Air-conditioned sedan car such as Etios/Dezire or similar
  • 3-4 persons - Air-conditioned MUV car such as Toyota Innova or similar
  • 5-10 persons - Air-conditioned mini-van such as Tempo Traveler or similar

Exclusions

  • Visas Fee (if applicable)
  • Any International or Domestic Flight
  • Porterage, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines and alcoholic beverages, mineral water, items of personal nature and food or drink which is not part of the itinerary
  • Any Monument Entrance Fee, Camera Fee
  • Anything not mentioned in the Itinerary

How to book a trip?

If you are interested in booking any of our brochure tours, you may simply send us an email giving us your details. We normally need an advance amount once we confirm the arrangements for the tour. The amount depends on the services you may require for the tour. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. We need balance payment before arrival or as per below schedule.


  • 30 days or more before the date of departure: 25% of the total cost
  • 29 - 20 days before the date of departure: 50% of the total cost
  • 19 - 16 days before the date of departure: 100% of the total cost

Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 16 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.

Cancellation

If you cancel your holiday:

You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges per person applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:


  • Between 30 - 45 days before the date of departure: 25% of the total cost
  • Between 17 - 29 days before the date of departure: 50% of the total cost
  • Up-to 16 days before the date of departure: 100% of the total cost
If we change or cancel your holiday:

We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.


Travel Documents

Documents to be submitted:

  • Photo ID proof.
  • Passport (Only for Foreign Tourists / NRI).
Payment & Collect - Pay the registration amount / full tour price by Cheque, Demand Draft, Online and collect:<

  • Tour itinerary, travel and hotel details (On Email & Hard Copy)
  • Receipt of payment (On Email & Hard Copy)
  • Visa folder for World Tour(s) (Hard Copy)

Note: After the payment is successful, an acknowledgement message is sent to the guest's registered email ID. This message contains the bank details, the amount credited along with the date and place of payment. In case the message is not received, you are requested to contact your dedicated tour manager or call Alkof Holidays corporate office immediately on +91-9717930209


Frquently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Travel is one of those things that naturally gives rise to queries, concerns and doubts, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. Various "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" on your travel to India will be covered into the document. Kindly go through the same and if there are other unanswered questions and clarifications, it would be our pleasure to address the same too.


Many of our travelers join because they are traveling solo. So yes it is absolutely safe to travel solo on this tour. As a solo traveler, you have to pay single supplement charges. Please let us know at time of booking and we’ll arrange the rooming configuration accordingly.
Our tour cost includes personal assistance during arrival and departure, hotel accommodations with breakfast, all transfers, sightseeing and excursions by private air-conditioned car/van/coach depending on a number of persons with as per itinerary, English speaking local guide, all applicable taxes and dedicated manager with 24x7 support. We can also include lunch and dinner, domestic flights, and other services on request at an additional cost.
The normal check-in and check-out timings in a majority of the hotels are 1400 hours and the 1200 hours respectively. Early check-in's and late check-out's are subject to availability of the rooms, thus we suggest you to book your room(s) previous night itself if you arriving early then the normal check-in time or if you have a late check-out. Just let us know your arrival and departure timing at the time of booking your tour with us and we will help you in managing your stay for the extra hours.
We provide 3 star comfort hotels in our standard tour packages. However you can always upgrade your accommodations to 4 star hotels or 5 star luxury hotels or charming boutique hotels/heritage palaces or any special hotel of your choice at an additional cost.
Alkof Holidays is committed to making travel widely accessible, regardless of ability or disability. We ask that you carefully consider whether you are physically and mentally able to complete the itinerary. We will make reasonable adjustments to the operation of our trip to facilitate the requirements of disabled travelers – such as booking ground floor accommodation or having your tour manager communicate important directions in writing as well as verbally. Further please let us know at the time of booking and we’ll arrange your tour accordingly.
One must possess a passport which is valid for minimum 6 months from the date of entry into India. Many countries have been included in the list of countries whose citizens are provided E-Visa facility provided they apply 72 hours in advance. Other nationals need to obtain Indian visa in advance to enter India.
Yes. It is advisable that you buy a comprehensive medical/travel insurance in advance from your country before traveling to India.
You will be greeted by our representative at the airport on your arrival. He shall be holding a company placard with your name written on it for your identification. We shall also provide you list of emergency 24 hours contact numbers for any emergency.
We provide dedicated tour managers to all our guest with 24 X 7 personal assistance. Our office is open 24 hours a day which means that you will always have someone to assist you even at any point of time. We shall also give you mobile nos. of our executives who you may call, email or WhatsApp in case of any need.
YES. You can surely custom design the holiday packages as per your preferences.
If you are interested in booking any of our brochure tours, you may simply send us an email giving us your details. We normally need an advance amount once we confirm the arrangements for the tour. The amount depends on the services you may require for the tour. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. We need balance payment before arrival.
We shall do our best to make changes as per your request and shall not charge you anything unless there is penalty charged by hotels etc, for making any changes.

Questions & Answers

Our team of travel expert are there for you always! If you have any questions about this tour, then please don't hesitate to contact us 24/7 and we will get back to you latest within 6 hours!





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