BUDDHA CIRCUIT–INDIA & NEPAL [CCU04]
Destinations: KOLKATA – BODHGAYA – RAJGIR / NALANDA – VARANASI – KUSHINAGAR – LUMBINI – SRAVASTI – DELHI
Durations : 08 NIGHT / 9 DAYS
Day 1 : Arrival at Kolkata Airport / to Bodh Gaya / Depart to Bodh Gaya(9 Hrs By Road).
Small groups & Individual travelers may board overnight train to Gaya Or Flight to Gaya/Patna Airport
Check-in to your Hotel .Overnight Stay in Bodh Gaya.
Day 2 : Bodh Gaya / The Land of Buddha’s Enlightenment. Visit Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree and other temples and
Monestries .Overnight Stay in Bodh Gaya.
Day 3 : Bodh Gaya to Sarnath / Varanasi After Breakfast , drive to Sarnath (7 Hrs). , visit Sarnath , where Buddha
delivered his first sermon. Check-in to your Hotel ,Overnight Stay in Varanasi
Day 4 : Rajgir – Nalanda / visit Rajgir 2 Hrs (Vulture’s Peak & World Peace Pagoda) and Ancient Nalanda University Ruins
Evening back to Bodh Gaya.
Day 5 : Varanasi to Kushinagar / After Breakfast ,depart to Kushinagar(5 Hrs). Visit Mahaparinirvana temple.
Check-in to your Hotel .Overnight Stay in Kushinagar.
Day 6 : Kushinagar to Lumbini / After breakfast , depart to the birthplace of Buddha , in Nepal (4 Hrs).
Visit Mayadevi temple & stupas in Lumbini.Overnight Stay in Lumbini,
Day 7 : Lumbini to Sravasti (Sahet-Mahet) / After breakfast drive towards Shravasti.Visit Jeetavana and Sahet Mahet.
Overnight Stay in Shravasti.
Day 8 : Lumbini (Via Kapilvastu) / After breakfast , depart to the birthplace of Buddha , in Nepal (6 Hrs).
Visit kapilvastu stupa and then drive to Lumbini. Overnight Stay in Lumbini.
Day 9 : Drop to Lucknow Airport /Railway St. (3 Hrs) to board your flight or train to New Delhi/Kolkata / Departure
By Air :Gaya Airport, also known as Bodhgaya Airport, is a public airport serving Gaya, Bihar, India. This airport is 12 kilometres South-West of Gaya and 5 kilometres away from the temple city of Bodhgaya which is Gautama Buddha’s place of enlightenment.
By Air : The airport in Patna, 99 km away.