Covering Place           : Kolkata – by road/train – Bodhgaya (2N) – Varanasi (1N) – Kushinagar (1N) – Vaishali – Patna (1N) – day train/flight – Kolkata (departure)

Duration                 : 5 Night 6 Days

Highlights             : Mahabodhi Temple, The Bodhi tree, 80 ft Statue of the Buddha, Buddhist Temple & Monastery of different countries, Sujata Garh at Bodhgaya; Cyclopean Wall, Vishwa Shanti Stupa/ World Peace Pagoda, Griddhakoot Hills, Venuvana at Rajgir; Runes of Nalanda University, Nalanda Museum at Nalanda; Rural Tourism Village at Nepura; Karuna Stupa, Holy Relic of Lord Buddha in Patna Museum at Patna; Kolhua, World Peace Pagoda, Buddha Stupa I & II, Archaeological Museum at Vaishali; Mahaparinirvana Temple, Mukutbandhana Stupa, and Gupta period Chaitayas at Kushinagar; Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmajajika Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Mulgandhakuti Temple, Ashokan Pillar at Sarnath.

Itinerary

Day 1| Kolkata (arrival) – Bodhgaya

Arrive at the Kolkata Airport. You will be greeted by Visit Bihar representative and you will get transfer to your car and get driven to Bodhgaya. On arrival check in to your pre booked hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2| Bodhgaya

Today after breakfast start city tour of Bodhgaya. Visit Mahabodhi temple, Bodhi Tree, Vajrasana or Diamond Throne and The Animesh Lochana in Bodhgaya. Afternoon back to hotel for lunch, later drive to visit Dungreshwari Caves, 80 ft Buddha Statue, different country Monasteries, Archaeological Museum and Sujata Garh. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3| Bodhgaya – Varanasi

Today after breakfast check out from hotel and driven to Varanasi. Reach Varanasi and check in to your pre booked hotel. Later visit Sarnath, Located thirteen kilometers northeast of Varanasi, Sarnath is the auspicious place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon in the deer park after attaining enlightenment at Bodhgaya. Set amidst well-maintained gardens, Sarnath’s ruins are a pleasant place for a stroll or for meditation. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4| Varanasi – Kushinagar

Today after breakfast check out from hotel and get driven to Kushinagar. It was here Lord Buddha ended his earthly journey passed into Mahaparinirvana. Check in to hotel as soon as you reach Kushinagar. Visit Mahaparinirvana Temple and Mutkabandha Stupa– believed to have been built to preserve the relics of Buddha. Return back to hotel for check- in and overnight stay.

Day 5| Kushinagar – Vaishali – Patna

After breakfast check out from hotel and get driven to Patna, Enroute visit world peace Pagoda, Buddha stupa and Ashokan Lion Faced Pillar in Vaishali. Later in evening reach Patna, on arrival check in to your pre booked hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6| Patna – day flight/ train – Kolkata

Today after breakfast check out and get driven to airport or Railway Station for flight to Kolkata and onward journey to Home.