DELHI BODHGAYA VARANASI KHUSHINAGAR LUMBINI DELHI
Delhi By Flight
Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport you will be met, assisted by an Indian Horizons representative and transferred to hotel. Rest of your day is at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Patna By Flight
Patna / Nalanda / Rajgir / Bodhgaya (180 Kms / 4 & ½ to 5 Hrs)
This morning you will be transferred to Delhi Airport to board flight for Patna. On arrival at Patna airport, drive to Bodhgaya en-route visiting Nalanda and Rajgir. Later on continue drive to Bodhgaya. On arrival at Bodhgaya, check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Bodhgaya.
In the morning after breakfast, we will visit Mahabodhi Temple which includes tall stone lotuses, figures of Buddha sitting in different postures on the walls, his footprints on the stones and a colossal golden Buddha in the sanctum sanctorum. The Bodhi Tree is situated in the premises of the temple, is the one under which Buddha attained illumination. Another option is to sit and meditate under the Bodhi Tree. Later return back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Bodhgaya.
In the morning, depart from Bodhgaya for Varanasi by road. On arrival at Varanasi, check into the hotel. In the afternoon, take an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is a Buddhist pilgrim spot located near Varanasi. The city is famous for being the first place where Lord Buddha preached for the first time after gaining enlightenment. Later , drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.
Take an early morning boat ride on the River Ganges to see the sunrise and the bathing Ghats of Varanasi. Later, proceed to Kushinagar. On arrival Check into the hotel. Later on visit Mahaparinirvana Temple & Rambhar Stupa. Drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kushinagar.
Kushinagar / Lumbini
Post Breakfast drive to Lumbini. On arrival check-in to the Hotel. visit the birth place of Lord Buddha - Lumbini. Also, visit Lumbini Park where the Ashok Pillar carries the inscription - where the Buddha was born. Later, visit China temple which is beautiful pagoda style temple with many prayer and meditation cells. Drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Lumbini.
Lumbini / Kapilvastu / Shravasti
Post Breakfast drive to Shravasti, en-route visit Kapilvastu. Later on drive continue to Shravasti. On arrival check-in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Shravasti.
Shravasti / Lucknow
Lucknow / Delhi By Flight
Post Breakfast check-out from the hotel and take a visit to Saheth-Maheth. Later, proceed to Lucknow airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi Airport you will be met assisted by an Indian Horizons representative and transferred to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Delhi / Agra / Delhi (210 Kms / 4 & ½ Hrs one way )
Post Breakfast day excursion to Agra, on arrival in Agra visit the Taj Mahal (Remains closed on Friday) and Agra Fort. Late afternoon drive back to Delhi. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Post Breakfast check-out from the hotel and enjoy sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi visiting Jama Masjid, drive past Red Fort (Remains closed on Friday), Raj Ghat, drive pass India Gate and President House. Late afternoon visit Qutub Minar and Humayun Tomb. Later in the evening, transfer to Delhi International airport to board flight for your onward journey…..
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