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Following the Footsteps of Buddha: 16 Days

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 16 day(s)
Group Size: 2 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1989 Pound Sterling (GBP)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2000 Pound Sterling (GBP)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart UK. Board your flight for Delhi from London.

Day 2: Arrive Delhi. We greet you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the days at your leisure.

Day 3: Delhi. Today explore the myriad contrasting sights of Old Delhi and New Delhi co-existing in style telling tales of the bygone era.

Day 4: Delhi - Varanasi. Fly to Varanasi. The rest of the days at your leisure.

Day 5: Varanasi. In the morning, excursion to Sarnath where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. The rest of the day free to explore the city at your own pace.

Day 6: Varanasi. At dawn take a boat ride at River Ganges. Later guided city tour.

Day 7: Varanasi - Bodhgaya. Early Morning long drive to Bodhgaya. Late afternoon tour of Bodhgaya.

Day 8: Bodhgaya. Day excursion to Saptapari Cave and Venevamas.

Day 9: Bodhyaga - Patna. In the morning, drive to Patna enroute visit to Rajgir and Nalanda.

Day 10: Patna - Kushinagar. In the morning, drive to Kushinagar enroute visiting Vaishali.

Day 11: Kushinagar - Lumbini (Nepal). Morning: tour of Kushinagar. Later drive to Lumbini. Evening at leisure in Lumbini.

Day 12: Lumbini - Balrampur (Sravasti). Today explore the town of Lumbini. Later long drive to Balrampur.

Day 13: Balrampur. Day excursion of Balrampur, Kapilavastu and Sravasti.

Day 14: Balrampur - Lucknow. Morning drive to Lucknow. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 15: Lucknow - Delhi. In the morning, explore city of Lucknow. In the afternoon, board train to Delhi. Late evening arrive Delhi and transfer to the hotel.

Day 16: Depart Delhi. Day free for last minute packing/shopping. In the evening, farewell dinner. Later transfer to the international airport to board return flight.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- International flights
- Accommodation in 4/5 star and heritage hotels
- Private transfers in air-conditioned car
- Private sightseeing tours.

Note: Price based on two persons traveling together.

About This Supplier
Location: Scotland
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2009

M19651 is a "different" travel company created to provide authentic tailor-made journeys to its discerning travelers to the Indian sub-continent. Our extensive unrivaled knowledge with a personal approach for travel makes it possible for us to design and plan journeys to suit your interests, timescales and...

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