Pilgrimage Tour Package

Buddha Pilgrimage Tour 9 Nights 10 Days

The Buddha was a philosopher, mendicant, meditator, spiritual teacher, and religious leader who l...

9 Nights - 10 Days
Starting From
INR 10,000.00

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

Cities : DELHI- VARANASI

Day 1
Arrival at Varanasi

Arrive at Varanasi and meet our company representative who will take you to the hotel and assist in hotel check-in process. Afternoon proceed for a half day temple tour of Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata Mother India Mandir, Durga, Tulsi Manas temple and the new Vishwanath Temple. Then we will go for Ganga Aarti at Dasaswamedh Ghat and overnight at hotel.

Day 2
Varanasi – Sarnath – Varanasi (10 Kms/ ½ hours/ One way drive)

In morning after breakfast go for half day city tour of Sarnath, 10 km from Varanasi, where the Buddha preached his first sermon in the Deer Park, contains the most impressive remains, as well as a modem temple. The Chaukhandi, Dharmarajika and Dhamek stupas are outstanding. There are also the remains of a monastery, and the beautifully polished Lion Capital of Ashoka. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3
Varanasi – Bodhgaya (250 kms / 6-7 hrs. drive)

Morning proceed for Bodhgaya, it is the place where Gautama Buddha attained supreme Enlightenment. On arrival check into hotel and the rest of the day is free at leisure. You can leave and join the folk for evening prayer at Mahabodhi temple. Later return to the hotel and have a comfortable stay at night.

Day 4
Bodhgaya Sightseeing

Bodhgaya is one of the main places among four Buddhist pilgrimage sites. After having breakfast, leave for a sightseeing trip around this beautiful place. Explore the beauty of Buddhist culture and lifestyle with a stroll around this place. Visit places like the Great Buddha Statue, Sujata Temple, Niranjana River, Maha Bodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree and Chinese Temple. Also visit the school of the destitute. After sightseeing tour, return to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 5
Bodh Gaya – Rajgir (70 kms/ 2 hrs. by drive)

After breakfast, depart for Rajgir, upon arrival check into hotel. Rajgir was the capital of the Magadha kingdom and is a pilgrimage for Jains and Hindus as well. The Japanese Buddhists have built the huge Vishwashanti Stupa on the Ratnagiri Hill which can be accessed by a chairlift. The stupa has statues of Buddha at the four stages of his life - birth, enlightenment, teaching and death. From the hill top, the Jain shrines can also be viewed scattered across 26 distant hills. Griddhakuta, located on Ratnagiri Hill is another site where Budhha stopped by to preach. Return to hotel for night stay.

Day 6
Rajgir – Nalanda – Patna (90 km/ 3 hrs. by drive)

After breakfast, proceed to Patna by road. En-route visit Nalanda, It was an acclaimed Mahavihara, a large Buddhist monastery in the ancient kingdom of Magadha, It was a center of learning from the fifth century CE to c. 1200 CE. Now it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Later continue drive to Patna, upon arrival check-in to the hotel in Patna. It is Bihar's capital city and can be used as a base to visit the Buddhist sites of Vaishali and Kesariya. After lunch, take a local sightseeing tour of Patna. This would include : Golghar built as a granary Gandhi Museum, Har Mandir Takht, Patna Museum, Qila House or Jalan Museum with some really rare relics like Napolean's bed and Marie Antoinette's porcelain; and the ruins of Pataliputra. Return to hotel for night stay.

Day 7
Patna- Vaishali – Kushinagar (260 kms/ 07 hrs drive)

Morning proceed to Kushinagar, en-route visit Vaishali - place where Buddha announced the approaching of his Mahaparinirvana. After that continue drive to Kushinagar, place where Lord Buddha had left the world behind him after offering an invaluable contribution to humanity, the great religion known as Buddhism. On arrival Kushinagar, transfer to the hotel. Afternoon visit Mahaparinirvana Temple where Buddha took his last breathe and Rambhar Stupa cremation site of Lord Buddha. Overnight stay at Kushinagar hotel.

Day 8
Kushinagar – Lumbini (180 kms / 05 hrs drive)

Morning after Breakfast drive to Lumbini - the birth place of Lord Buddha. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the birth place of Buddha - Mayadevi Temple. This place is a blessed one for its serenity and the natural beauty, purely coinciding to the perception of a place where the legend was born. Overnight stay at Lumbini hotel.

Day 9
Lumbini – Kapilavastu – Sravasti (225 kms/ 5½ hrs drive)

Early morning leave for Sravasti, en-route visit Kapilavastu - the childhood home of Gautam Buddha. After that proceed to Sravasti, place where the Buddha preached most of his sermons. Here he is said to have performed many miracles, and levitated. During the monsoon, he used to stay at the Jetavana monastery on the outskirts of this town. After that visit Sahet Mahet and Angulimal caves. Overnight stay at Sravasti.

Day 10
Sravasti – Lucknow

Morning leave for Lucknow covers Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and other historical monuments. In the evening transfer to Airport take flight for onward journey.

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    Inclusion

    Daily Breakfast at hotel

    Accomodation in hotel

    Transport by private vechile

    Tool Tax, Parking, Drive allowance, Inter state Taxes

    Exclusion:

    Any meal plan other than metioned in itinerary

    Tips & Laundry bills

    Entry tickets at monuments

    Any rides

    Any transport charges beyond the point where our vechile is not permitted to travel

    Terms & Condition
    1. The Tour as mentioned are operated by A/c Cars, Innova, Tempo Traveller, Mini & Large Tata/ Volvo Coaches depending on number of passengers travelling on the particulars journey date
    2. 25% of full payment to be paid at the time of booking & receipt to be obtained. Rest to be paid before 10 days of departure
    3. A/c rooms are provided only in summers except hill stations & A/c will not operate in Vehicle on hill stations
    4. Our vehicles may held up enroute on account of traffic jams / Landslides/ VVIP movements these circumstances are beyond our control. In such cases Accommodation expenses are to be borne by tourist. Some of the Monuments / Temples will be closed by sunset; in such situation some of the places may not be shown. Tourist travelling in our vehicles cannot claim refund for these reasons.
    5. Entrance tickets to be purchased from the monuments directly. Tourist will carry their luggage from the parking lot to the places of stay at their own risk and responsibility.
    6. Children above age of 5 years will be charged full tickets
    7. No compensation will be available if any person does not take food / accommodation during the tour (where fare is inclusive of food accommodation). No refund will be given in case of A/c failure during the journey. Ac vehicles will be operated during summers only
    8. Tourists visiting Chardaham, Amarnath, and Manimahesh & Kailash Mansarovar should carry sufficient warm clothes, canvas shoes, Rain coat and Torch.
    9. No food will be supplied at kedarnath, Yamunotri, Baltal, Amarnath & Vaishnov Devi as the catering team cannot reach these places
    10. Manali to Rothangpass & back is not included in the tariff and to be borne by the passengers
    11. Tourists are free to make purchases any where they like. The company neither takes any responsibility for their purchases nor do we recommend any particular shops, hotel etc.
    12. Tourist will carry their luggage along with them. The management / staff is not responsible for loss of their belongings such as cash, valuable articles, mobiles etc during tour.
    13. Conveyance charges from the bus parking to monuments/ hotels & any other place where the bus cannot reach due to traffic regulations will be borne by the passengers.
    14. There will be no push back facility in the last row of seats in any coach
    15. Checkout time in most of the hotels is 12 noon. Arrangements from 12 noon onwards are made at all places where ever nigh halts during the journey.  If vehicle reaches before 12 noon, only fresh up arrangements are made before room allotted. Accommodation is provided for stay only and all additional services such as room heaters, snacks, food etc will be paid by the tourist to the hotel directly
    16. The management holds the right to switch over the tour from bus to cabs/maxi cabs/ tempo traveler for unforeseen reasons at any point of time without cancelling the tour which no refund will be made
    17. All Disputes are subject to Exclusive Jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only

     

     

    Cancellation Policy for Holiday Package Trip

    From the date of booking to 10 day of departure 25% of total amount

    Within 10 days of departure No refund & Claim

     

    Cancelation Policy of Cars, Vans, Jeeps, Tempo Traveler and coach rentals 

    1. Before 24 hours of the departure of the vehicle - 10%
    2. Within 24 hours of the departure of the vehicle - 25%

    Note:

    1. The company reserves the right for variation / modification/ amendments/alteration & / or cancellations etc. of any tour prior to departure without assigning any reason. In such cases, the entire amount paid by the tourist shall be returned by the company by "A/C Payee" Cheque against production of original receipt issued by us, in Indian rupees at the prevailing rate of exchange on the date of the cheque, as per Reserve bank of India rules and regulations, irrespective of whether the tour payments in part or whole were made in foreign currency and no additional compensation will be applicable whatsoever.
    2. No refund will be payable for any missed/ or unused services of the tour including the meals due to whatsoever re