Covering Place           : Patna (1N) – Vaishali – Kushinagar (1N) – Lumbini (1N) – Sravasti (1N) – Varanasi (2N) – Bodhgaya (2N) – Rajgir / Nalanda / Nepura – Patna (1N)

Duration                     : 9 Night 10 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; Maya Devi Mandir, Ashokan Pillar, The Sacred Tank or Pushkarni at Lumbini; Jetvana Garden, Age old Stupa and monasteries, Anand Bodhi Tree at Sravasti; Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmajajika Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Mulgandhakuti Temple, Ashokan Pillar at Sarnath.

 

Itinerary

Day 1| Patna (arrival)

Arrive at Patna Airport/Railway Station, on arrival Visit Bihar representative will assist you in getting transferred to your car. Then get driven to hotel for your smooth check in. Later drive to Karuna Stupa and Patna Museum for visit of holy cascade of Buddha relic. In Evening back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2| Patna – Vaishali – Kushinagar

Today after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Kushinagar. Enroute visit Vaishali for world peace pagoda and Buddha stupa and Kesaria for world largest stupa and later reach Kushinagar, check in to your pre booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 3| Kushinagar – Lumbini

Today after breakfast visit Kushinagar – a small wooded town. It was here Lord Buddha ended his earthly journey passed into Mahaparinirvana. Visit Mahaparinirvana Temple and Mutkabandha Stupa – believed to have been built to preserve the relics of Buddha. Later in afternoon check out from hotel and drive to Lumbini. On arrival check in to your pre booked hotel for overnight stay.

 

Day 4| Lumbini – Sravasti

Today after breakfast visit Lumbini – the birth place of Lord Buddha, visit Mayadevi Temple and the Sacred Tank. Later check out from hotel and drive to Sravasti. On arrival check in to your pre-booked hotel for overnight stay.

Day 5| Sravasti – Varanasi

Today after breakfast visit Sravasti – This city is believed to be founded by Mythological King Sravasti and has old stupas, majestic monasteries and several temples. Later in afternoon check out from hotel and drive to Varanasi. On arrival check in to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6| Varanasi

Today early morning you experience the life of this ancient city. See the beauty of the rising sun on the Ganges Boat Ride. Later back to hotel, get fresh and having breakfast and visit the excursion tour to Sarnath. 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. In the evening back to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 7| Varanasi – Bodhgaya

Today after breakfast check out from hotel and driven to Bodhgaya. On arrival check in to your pre booked hotel. In Evening visit Mahabodhi temple, Bodhi Tree, Vajrasana or Diamond Throne and Animesh Lochana. Evening back for dinner and overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 8| Bodhgaya

Today after breakfast start the city tour of Bodhgaya. Visit famous Dungeshwari Cave, 80 ft Buddha Statue, different country Monasteries, Archaeological Museum and Sujata Garh. In evening back to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 9| Bodhgaya – Rajgir – Nalanda – Patna

Today after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Patna, en-route visit World Peace Pagoda, Griddhakuta Hill, Venuvana and Japanese Temple in Rajgir; experience Rural Tourism in Nepura and get chance to explore the ruins of great Nalanda University. Evening reach Patna, on arrival check in to your pre booked hotel for overnight stay.

Day 10 | Patna (departure)

Today after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Patna Airport or Railway station for your onwards journey to home.