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Buddhist Sites India and Nepal

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Make Your Vacations has come up with Buddhist sites India and Nepal tours that cover the famous Buddhist sites in the state of Bihar and surrounding areas along with covering the wonders of Nepal. You will be exploring Bodhgaya and Varanasi along with attractions of Nalanda and Rajgir. Bodhgaya is the prime destination covered through Buddha tours. In Bodhgaya, you will be visiting Bodhi Tree, Shakyamuni Gautama attained supreme understanding to become Buddha, "the enlightened one" the profounder of one of the great religious of the world.

Nalanda and Rajgir are also famous to keep you busy. When you complete your tour to this wonderful destination, you will be taken to Nepal – the beautiful small country. Here, you will explore Pashupatinath Temple along with various Buddhist sites and natural wonders. Our given below day to day tour itinerary will help you plan your tour and enjoy it to the fullest. Come to us and enjoy the amazing Buddhist sites India with Nepal tour packages.

Tour Duration : (12 NIGHTS / 13 DAYS)
Places to Visit : Delhi - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Sravasti - Lumbini - Kathmandu

Day 01 : Delhi
Arrive Delhi Airport meet our representative and transfer to the pre booked hotel day free at leisure. Overnight stay hotel.

Day 02 : Delhi
After morning breakfast sightseeing tour of Delhi includes Raj Ghat (Cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi), Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar & India Gate (War Memorial). Drive past President House & Parliament House. Overnight stay hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi - Varanasi
Morning after breakfast transfer to Airport to connect flight for Varanasi, on arrival meet check in your hotel, afternoon excursion to Sarnath, the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Evening drive back to Varanasi and watch "aarti" at Ganga Ghats. Overnight stay Hotel.

Day 04 : Varanasi
Early morning boat rides on River Ganges, after breakfast leave for full day sightseeing of the city. The places of interest are Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas and the Banaras Hindu University. Overnight stay Hotel.

Day 05 : Varanasi - Bodhgaya
Morning proceed for Bodhgaya which is about 247 kms / 6-7 hrs drive. Bodhgaya is the place where Gautama Buddha attained unsurpassed, supreme Enlightenment. On arrival check into hotel and the rest of the day is free. Overnight stay hotel.

Day 06 : Bodhgaya
Morning after breakfast leave for sightseeing of Maha Bodhi Temple and Bodhi Tree, Visit the Chinese Temple, in the afternoon visit Niranjana River and Sujata Temple. Overnight stay Bodhgaya.

Day 07 : Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna
Early morning after breakfast proceed to visit the historical towns of Rajgir & Nalanda (72 kms / 2 hrs). Rajgir was the lifetime of the Buddha and was the capital of the powerful Magadhan kingdom, ruled by the virtuous King Bimbisara. Nalanda was the most renowned university in ancient India. Established in the 5th century B.C. it remained a live center of learning till the 12th century A.D. Proceed to Patna after lunch (70 kms / 2 hrs). Overnight stay Patna.

Day 08 : Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar
Morning after breakfast leave for Kushinagar, En-route visit Vaishali - located 60 kms from Patna and holds special significance for Buddhist devotees. Kushinagar is the place where Buddha passed into Maha-Parinirvana. Overnight stay Hotel.

Day 09 : Kushinagar - Sravasti
Morning after breakfast visit Kushinagar the various stupas and temples. Kushinagar is the Place where Buddha entered perfect tranquility - the state of Mahaparinirvana. Continue to Sravasti (270 kms - approx. 07 hrs drive). Overnight stay Sravasti

Day 10 : Sravasti - Lumbini
Morning after breakfast visit Sahet Mahet (Capital of ancient kingdom of Kosla, Jetawana Gardens Buddhist temples etc., Afternoon drive Lumbini, which is 190 kms, on arrival transfer to hotel, evening visit Buddhist temples for prayer. Lumbini is the place where enlighted Gautam Buddha was born. Overnight stay Hotel.

Day 11 : Lumbini - Kathmandu
Morning after breakfast leave for visit Buddhist temple & stupas, Transfer to airport to connect flight for Kathmandu. Afternoon tour of Katmandu City - Durbar Square complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Katmandu (Nepal).

Day 12 : Katmandu
Morning visit the Swoyambhunath Stupa - watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. The stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the Katmandu Valley out of a primordial lake.

Afternoon visit Patan City - Like its counterpart in Kathmandu, is an enchanting melange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and former Royal palace complex is the center of Patan's religious and social life, and houses a museum containing an array of bronze status and religious objects. One remarkable monument here is a 16th century temple dedicated to the Hindu God Krishna, built entirely of stone.

Day 13 : Kathmandu - Departure
Morning after breakfast visit Bhaktapur, The main tourist attractions are the lion gate and The Golden gate. In time transfer to International Airport to board your flight for onward destination.

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