Covering Place : Kolkata (arrival) – overnight train (1N) – Patna – Vaishali (1N) – Kushinagar (1N) – Lumbini (1N) – Sravasti (1N) – Varanasi (2N) – Bodhgaya (2N) – Rajgir / Nalanda / Nepura overnight train (1N) – Kolkata (departure)
[su_tabs][su_tab title=”Itinerary”]Day 1| Kolkata (arrival) – overnight train – Patna
On arrival Kolkata Airport, Visit Bihar representative will meet and greet you. He will then assist you to get transferred to Kolkata Railway Station for your overnight train to Patna.
Day 2| Patna (arrival) – Vaishali
Morning arrive at Patna Railway Station, on arrival our company representative will assist you in getting transferred to your car. Then get driven to Vaishali, on arrival check in to hotel, later visit world peace pagoda, Ashokan Lion faced Pillar and Buddha stupa. Return to hotel for overnights stay.
Day 3| Vaishali – Kushinagar
Today after breakfast check out from hotel and get driven to Kushinagar. Enroute visit Kesaria for world largest stupa and later reach Kushinagar, check in to your pre booked hotel. Evening visit Kushinagar, 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. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4| Kushinagar – Lumbini
Post breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Lumbini. On arrival check in to your pre booked hotel, Later visit Lumbini – the “birth place of Lord Buddha”. Then Visit Mayadevi Temple and the Sacred Tank. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5| Lumbini – Sravasti
Today after breakfast check out from hotel and get driven to Sravasti. On arrival check in to your pre-booked hotel, Evening visit Sravasti – This city is believed to be founded by Mythological King Sravasti and has old stupas, majestic monasteries and several temples are worth visiting hear. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6| Sravasti – Varanasi
Today after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Varanasi. On arrival check in to your pre booked hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7| 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 8| 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. Return back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9| 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 10| Bodhgaya – Rajgir – Nalanda – Gaya (overnight train to Kolkata)
Today afternoon check out from hotel and drive to Rajgir, visit World peach 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. Return to Gaya Railway Station for overnight train to Kolkata.
Day 11 | Kolkata (departure)
Today morning reach Kolkata Railway Station. Our representative will meet and assist you to get transferred to Kolkata Air port for your onwards journey to home.
[/su_tab] [su_tab title=”Tour 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.
[/su_tab] [su_tab title=”Inclusions”]On Request[/su_tab][/su_tabs]