On the day of arrival at the New Delhi airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. If time permits, we will go for a sightseeing of New Delhi. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After breakfast, we will transfer you to New Delhi airport to board a flight for Lucknow. Upon arrival at Lucknow, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to Sravasti - the capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, it has the honour for sheltering Buddha for 24 rainy seasons in the Jetavana Gardens. Upon arrival at Sravasti, check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel and later proceed for a sightseeing around Sravasti, visit Jetavana and Ananda Bodhi Tree. Overnight stay at the hotel.
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 get you transferred 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, and 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.
After breakfast, visit Maya Devi Temple, dedicated to the mother of lord Buddha, Maya Devi. The temple was built during the 2nd century. Later drive to Kushinagar crossing Indo-Nepal border. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, and later for sightseeing of Kushinagar, visit Nirvana Temple and Ramabhar Stupa. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast leave for Rajgir. On the way, visit Vaishali - mentioned in the Ramayana and in the Buddhist literature, it is also reputed as the birthplace of Lord Mahavira and the capital of Lichchavis from early times. At Vaishali, visit Ashoka Pillar, Buddha stupa and Shanti stupa. After Vaishali sightseeing, proceed towards Rajgir for night stay.
After breakfast, head out for sightseeing of 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 leave for Bodhgaya. Upon arrival at Bodhgaya, check-in at the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast, head out for an escorted tour of Bodhgaya and Gaya. 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. In the evening, drive back to the hotel for night stay.
Early in the morning, check-out from the hotel and leave for Varanasi. On the way visit 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. Overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.
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 transfer to the airport to board a flight to Delhi.
Upon arrival at New Delhi airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel or you can board your onward flight to your home.
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.
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