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Spiritual Trip in India: Buddhist Circuit Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 - 19 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 22 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Pilgrimage/Spirituality   Archeology/History  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 99 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 999 US Dollar (USD)

Taj Mahal, Golden Triangle sights and Buddhist relics complete this tour visiting Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Varanasi, Bodhgaya, Vaishali, Kushinagar, Lumbini, Kapilvastu, Sravasti, Balrampur and Lucknow.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive Delhi.
On arrival, you will be received by our representative and transferred to hotel where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Delhi.
This day you will be taken for a trip to this very heart of India. The trip will cover Qutab Minar / Humayun Tomb / India Gate / Red Fort / Jama Masjid / Gandhi Memorial etc. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur.
Morning commence drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check in into the hotel. Evening free time to enjoy the city atmosphere which by many means is fabulous. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Jaipur.
The day is to be started with the Elephant ride at Amer Fort, followed by the city tour covering - Hawa Mahal, Royal Observatory, City Palace, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli and Johari Bazar etc. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Jaipur - Agra.
Today we will drive to Agra en-route visiting the old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty i.e. Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival, check-in into the hotel. Afternoon city tour covering Taj Mahal, Red Fort and the Tomb of Itmad-Ud-doula's Tomb. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Agra - Varanasi.
Morning transfer to Airport to catch the flight to Varanasi. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour of Sarnath: famous for its Dhamekh Stupa and for it being the place where Buddha preached his first sermon enshrining the principle of his teachings into laws. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.

Day 7: Varanasi.
At dawn enjoy boat ride at River Ganges, followed by a city tour covering - Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Mata Temple etc. Overnight at hotel.

Days 8-9: Varanasi - Bodhgaya.
Stay there for two nights with excursions to Rajgir/ Nalanda / Sapta Pari cave and Venevamas. Above two days you will come across with many locales of Buddhist significance, i.e., Rajgir: an important Buddhist pilgrimage since the Buddha spent 12 years here, and the first Buddhist council after the Buddha attained Nirvana was held here, Nalanda: founded in the 5th century known as the center of intellectualism. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar.
A.M. Proceed to Vaishali, a very special place to Buddhists as The Lord delivered his last sermon & announced his impending " Nirwana". See the majesty of Ashok Pillar – Lotus tank, Chaumukhi and proceed to Kushinagar for the overnight stay.

Day 11: Kushinagar - Lumbini.
Morning visit Mahanirvana Temple, the modern Japan/Srilanka Buddhist center and monasteries, then proceed to Lumbini. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12: Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Sravasti - Balrampur.
Morning visit to Ashoka’s pillar (249 BC) rediscovered in 1890’s inside thick sal forest, a temple of Mayadevi, the ruins of an old monastery and some new stupas, then in the afternoon proceed to Balrampur enroute visiting Sravasti where you will see the extensive ruins of this ancient city and Jetavana Monastery. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Balrampur - Lucknow.
Morning city tour. Later continue drive to Lucknow. On arrival check in into hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14: Lucknow.
Morning city tour covering Imambara, Rumi Darwaza. P.M. Transfer to Airport for the flight to Delhi. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 15: Departure Delhi.
Departure transfer to International Airport to take flight back home.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: India
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2009

M19509 is a Leading Destination Management and Promotion company of India, servicing tourist from all parts of the world. We are a full service Delhi, India based Tour Company and has been on the forefront of the travel industry since 2002, as an ASTA accredited and JATA member travel agent, we provide a complete range...

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