Buddha footmark Tour
Duration: 7 Days
Itinerary At Glance:
By this package which come know about Buddhism in India and life of Buddha in India tour starts ex Varanasi and it cover all important buddhist pilgrimages sites in India. The Buddha footmark tour package cover all important places which places important roles in Lord buddha lifetime. It will take you to route that follows in the footsteps of the Lord Buddha in India, This buddhist circut tour is Ex Varanasi and in 7days it covers Sarnath (preached his sermon/dharma to his first five disciples), Bodhgaya (Place where Buddha go enlighment), Kushinagar (place where Lord Gautam Buddha had left this world), Lumbini (Birth place of Lord Buddha), Sravasti (have age-old stupas, huge majestic viharas). You will cover all these major buddhist Pilgrimage sites in India in only 6N/7D. This is most famous buddhist circuit tour package in India because it cover most of the buddhist sites in 7days only.
Itinerary at Glance:-
Day 01 :- Varanasi arrival and Sarnath Local
On arrival at Oldest city of the world Varanasi meet and greet our representative at Varanasi International Airport or Varanasi Railway Station, Later visit Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha had preached his sermon/dharma to his first five disciples after attaining enlightenment in Bodh Gaya under sacred Bodhi Tree. In Sarnath visit holy Dhamek Stupa - most visited and known as most important Buddhist shrine in the world. Later also visit museum, Thai temple, Main temple, these are places to visit in Sarnath. Than Check into hotel and In the evening time, Participate in the world famous Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat. After completion of places to visit in Varanasi or best itinerary for Varanasi tour, enjoy your overnight stay in Kashi.
Day 02 :- Varanasi to Bodhgaya (275 kms / 6-7 hrs) and Bodhgaya local
This morning post healthy breakfast at hotel Check out and drive to Bodhgaya On arrival in Bodhgaya post Check in, Go for sightseeing of Bodhgaya tourism. Main attraction of Bodh Gaya is UNESCO world Heritage site "Maha Bodhi temple complex" , Under the Bodhi Tree here, Siddhartha Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha, or in other word go the Enlightened one here which changes his life from ordinary person to Lord Buddha and he started Buddhism which become one of the greatest religion of the world. Also don't forget to visit River Nirajnana in which the Lord Buddha bathed post attaining enlightenment it flows quietly just outside the tiny hamlet. Post Lunch go for Bodhgaya Temple tour first visit The Great Buddha Statue which is 80 feet in height, Later visit famous and beautiful Buddhist monasteries and temples which have been constructed by the people of buddhist nations like Srilanka, Bhutan, China, Japan, South Korea, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam in a huge areas in and around the Mahabodhi Temple. Post best itinerary tour of Bodhgaya, stay overnight in Bodhgaya.
Day 03 :- Bodhgaya -Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna (190 kms/ 6-7 hrs)
This morning after tasty breakfast, Checkout from hotel and drive to Patna on the way you can see real Indian village cultural, Bodhgaya is place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment and which is one of the most sacred pilgrimage places for the Buddhist Pilgrimage in India. En-route go for Nalanda and Rajgir tour package. Nalanda- was great centre of Buddhist learning in Asia and one of the most reputed university citadels of ancient times. Rajgir-it was once the capital of the powerful kingdom of Maghada in ancient times, this tour also called bodhgaya nalanda rajgir tour itinerary. Post Rajgir Nalanda tour drive to Patna which 90kms from Nalanda, on arrival in Patna night stay in hotel.
Day 04 :- Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar (230kms/5.5hrs)
Morning post delicious breakfast at hotel, proceed to Kushinagar, On the way go for Vaishali tourism- it is place where Buddha announced the approaching of his Mahaparinirvana (Death). After Places to Visit in Vaishali, continue drive to Kushinagar (it is place where Lord Gautam Buddha had left this world behind him after offering an preiceless contribution to humanity). On arrival Kushinagar, Check in to hotel. Afternoon post lunch go for places to visit in Kushinagar tour visit Mahaparinirvana Temple (Place where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha). Overnight stay at Kushinagar hotel.
Day 05 :- Kushinagar to Lumbini (170 kms / 4 hrs ) Lumbini to Balrampur via Kapilavastu (197 kms / 6 hrs)
Post tempting breakfast, Check out and drive to Birth place of Lord Buddha Lumbini which is located in Nepal. On arrival go for places to visit in Lumbini start with Pillar of Ashoka Brahmi inscription on the pillar is dated back to 3rd-century BCE, Ancient, Ancient Mayadevi Temple(the birth place of Buddha) which is main temple of Lumbini, After finishing Lumbini temple tour proceed to Balrampur on the visit Kapilavastu - the childhood home of Lord Gautam Buddha. Stay overnight in Balrampur.
Day 06 :- Balrampur to Sravasti (20kms/30mins) | Sravasti to Varanasi (320kms/8hrs)
This morning after tasty breakfast, drive to Varanasi and On the way visit other important site on your Indian Buddhist circuit Sravasti which have age-old stupas, huge majestic viharas and several ancient temples near the village of "Sahet-Mahet" which establish Buddha's association with Shravasti. It is said that the Vedic period king, Shravasta, founded this town and it was capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, an active centre for Buddhism. Stay Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 07 :- Varanasi Dropping
Post tempting breakfast at hotel, pack your bag and baggage with a promise of come back again for buddhist pilgrimage tour packages. Proceed to Varanasi Airport/Railway station with lot of lifelong memories of Buddhism in India and life of Buddha, Reach on time to board your flight/train with a lot of sweet memories of your Buddhist Holy Pilgrimages sites in India tour.
- Accommodation On double/ Twin sharing in mentioned/similar hotels
- Meal Plan Will Be On Cpai (Room + Breakfast ).
- 2N Varanasi, 1N Bodhgaya, 1N Patna, 1N Kushinagar, 1N Balrampur
- All transfer in By Air Conditioned Private car.
- All sightseeing As Per The Itinerary
- Airport Pick -up & Drop
- Local English speaking guides for a day in Varanasi
- Ac train ticket Bhusaval to Bhopal and Bhopal to Agra
- 01 morning boat ride in Varanasi
- All Parkings,Toll
- Inter State Taxes
- Driver Allowance
- All Hotel Taxes
- 500ml packaged water daily per person
- Package cost as per 02 person travelling together
- Website costing as per standard hotels, email us for upgraded hotels packages
For Solo Traveler Paid extra 800 USD Extra
- Meals Not Mentioned In The Itinerary
- Entry Fees To Monuments And Palaces.
- Anything Not Mentioned In The Inclusions.
- Porterage At Hotels And Airports, Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Liquors, Wine, Etc.
- All Items Of Personal Nature.
- Any Cost Arising Due To Natural Calamities Like Landslides, Roadblocks, Etc.
- Any Increase In Taxes Or Fuel Leading To An Increase In Surface Transport.
- Mandatory X- Mas / New Year Eve Supplementary Charges , That Should Be Paid By The Guest Directly To The Hotels Concerned..
Hotel will be same or Similar Category hotel depends on availability
**All tours are organised and managed by government authorised travel agency and guides. Ghum India Ghum is registered with Government of Delhi(India) under act 1932 no. 9 and Also registered under Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India & Tourism Department of India.