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Day 1: Varanasi-Arrival

Pass By: Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi District, Babatpur, Uttar Pradesh 221006, India
On arrival transfer to hotel check in hotel. Later an English speaking guide will take you for Aarti Ceremony at Holy River Ganges.

Stay overnight at Varanasi Hotel


Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Varanasi

Day 2: Varanasi-Sarnath Excursion

Pass By: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India
Morning boat ride at Holy river Ganges, back to hotel have your breakfast. An English speaking guide will take you Sarnath: which is one of the four places of Buddhist pilgrimage to which his devout followers should visit, if they wanted to visit a place for that reason. It was also the site of the Buddha's Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, which was his first teaching after attaining enlightenment.

Afternoon back to city and visit : Kashi Vishwanath Temple, BHU, Sankat Mochan Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple

Stay overnight at Varanasi Hotel.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Varanasi

Day 3: Varanasi-Bodhgaya-Drive

Pass By: bodhgaya, Bodh Gaya, Bihar 824231, India
Morning after breakfast you will check out from the hotel. Later driven to Bodhgaya in which after arrival check in at hotel, an English guide will escort you for Bodhgaya sightseeing:

Royal Bhutan Monastery, Great Budhha Statue, Daijokyo Buddhist Temple

Stay overnight at Bodhgaya


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Bodhgaya

Day 4: Bodhgaya-Sightseeing

Pass By: bodhgaya, Bodh Gaya, Bihar 824231, India
Morning after breakfast an English speaking local guide will escort you for main attractions of Bodhgaya:

Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Animesh Lochna, Muchalinda Lake and Sujata Village

Stay overnight at Bodhgaya


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Bodhgaya

Day 5: Bodhgaya-Rajgir-Nalanda -Drive

Pass By: Nalanda, 55 miles south east of Patna, Patna India
Morning after breakfast you will check out and drive for Rajgir to visit Vishwa Shanti Stupa and some other sights later continue drive for Patna. On the way visit Nalanda University which is known as one of the oldest university in the world. Arrive Patna and check in at hotel and relax.

Stay overnight at


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Rajgir

Day 6: Rajgir-Kushinagar-Drive

Pass By: Kushinagar, Paras Khand, Uttar Pradesh 274403, India
After breakfast check out and drive to Kushinagar. Later you will have the chance to visit the Maha-Pari Nirvana temple and Ramabhar Stupa.

Stay overnight at Kushinagar


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Kushinagar

Day 7: Kushinagar-Lumbini-Drive

Pass By: Lumbini Temple., Devdaha Municipality 32907, Nepal
Morning after breakfast you will check out and drive to Lumbini. (Here you have to cross India Border and entry in Nepal, Nepal visa is required) . The entry permit takes a bit of time. On arrival check in at the Hotel.

Night stay in Lumbini.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Lumbini

Day 8: Lumbini-Sightseeing

Pass By: Rupandehi, Butwal, 15 No. Ward Office, Semalar, Butwal 32900, Nepal
The morning after breakfast Lumbini sightseeing. Lumbini - the birthplace of the Buddha, was located in 1890 after being untraced for 1,500 years. Evening sightseeing tour of Lumbini including a visit to the birth Place of Lord Buddha.

Night stay in Lumbini.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Lumbini

Day 9: Lumbini-Lucknow-drop

Pass By: Gomtinagar Sharda Appartment, Lucknow 226010 India
After breakfast drive to Lucknow & transfer to Airport to board your direct fight to Home.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Varanasi Airport / Railway Station / Pre Booked Varanasi Hotel
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
9 days
Return Details
Lucknow Airport, Railway Station
Inclusions
  • 8x Breakfast
  • 8x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Arrival and departure assistance.
  • Accommodation on Double/Twin Sharing room as per itinerary
  • Professional local guide
  • Transport and sightseeing by private AC vehicle
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • All inclusive Hotel taxes
  • All inclusive 5% Government service tax
Exclusions
  • Any Flight Fares / Train Fares
  • Entrance fees, Camera, Personal expenses, drinks etc
  • Any optional services opted other than mentioned in the Inclusions part only
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • A maximum of 02 people per booking
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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