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Dhambadiva Pilgrimage Tour – 08 DAYS / 07 NIGHTS

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Day 1: Arrive Varanasi

Stop At: Gyan Kup (Gyan Vapi Well), Kashi Vishwanath Temple Lahori Tola Road, Varanasi 221001 India
Welcome on arrival at Varanasi International Airport. Meet & greet on arrival and transfer to hotel, evening free for local shopping - Varanasi is famous for silk sarees, Brassware, wooden & clay work toys & antique designs of gold jeweler. Dinner and overnight stay at Varanasi.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: The Amayaa

Day 2: Varanasi - Bodhgaya

Stop At: Ganges River, Varanasi India
Early morning proceed for boat ride on holy river the Ganges with picturesque view of sunrise. Return to hotel for breakfast.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mahabodhi Temple, Bihar 824231, Bodh Gaya 824231 India
After breakfast at hotel then drive to Bodhgaya, which is 250 Kms (05 hrs. drive) arrive at Bodhgaya & transfer to hotel Lunch at hotel. Then visiting the place like Mahabodhi temple - The Bodhi tree, situated in the premises of the temple, is the one under which Buddha attained illumination and also visit various monasteries. Evening free for own activities or local shopping. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Bodhgaya
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel Mahabodhi

Day 3: Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Bodhgaya

Stop At: Mahabodhi Temple, Bihar 824231, Bodh Gaya 824231 India
Early morning 05.30 AM visit Mahabodhi temple to offer Gee Rice Pooja (Kiripidu Dhana) if group want. Thereafter return to hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gridhrakuta, Rajgir, Bihar 803116, India
After breakfast at hotel then drive around At 0745 hrs after breakfast drive to Rajgir. Reaches Rajgir at 1030 hrs (from Bodhgaya which is 95 s) Rajgir is la site of great Sanctity and significance for Buddhists. Afternoon visit Gridhakuta Hill.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ajatshatru Fort, Inside Cyclopean Wall, Rajgir India
Visit Ajatashatru's Fort.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bimbisar Jail, Rajgir 803116 India
Visit Bimbisar Prison.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nalanda University Ruins, Nalanda 803101 India
Drive to Nalanda, which is 12kms. Drive (15 minutes), and It was one of the oldest Universities of the World & International Centre for Buddhist Studies., Nalanda was one of the greatest monastic universities of the ancient world University established in 5th century BC. It is believed that Lord Buddha and also the founder of Jainism Religion Lord Mahavir taught at this university for years. There is even a monument to facilitate Chinese traveler monk and writer Hiuen Tsang who studied at this university in the 7th century A.D.
Lunch at Nalanda Cafeteria. Evening drive back to Bodhgaya (105 Kms, 02.5 Hrs. Drive) on arrival check in at hotel. If client want to visit Mahabodhi temple, they can visit for evening prayer. Dinner at hotel and Overnight stay at Bodhgaya.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel Mahabodhi

Day 4: Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar

Stop At: Ashok Pillar, Kolhua Near Buddhist monastery, Vaishali India
Early Morning drive to Kushinagar Lunch on way at local restaurant or packed (09 hrs. drive) En-route visit Vaishali. Visit Ashokan Pillar.
Continues drive toward Kushinagar On arrival transfer to hotel Dinner and Overnight stay at Kushinagar hotel
Kushinagar (The Place where Buddha entered perfect tranquility - the state of Mahaparinirvana).

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel Lotus Nikko

Day 5: Kushinagar - Lumbini

Stop At: Mahaparinirvana Temple, Behind Nirvana Stupa, Kushinagar India
Breakfast at hotel. Then leave from hotel to visit Mahaparinirvana temple - The place where Lord Buddha took his last breath.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ramabhar Stupa, Kushinagar India
Ramabhar Stupa, the huge statue of the Reclining Buddha, Muktabandhana. After early lunch at hotel or pacaked drive to Lumbini (180 kms / apprx 6 hrs drive), Arrival Lumbini & transfer to hotel Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Buddha Maya Gardens

Day 6: Lumbini - Sravasti

Stop At: Maya Devi Temple, Lumbini Nepal
After breakfast then visit to the Birth place of Lord Buddha. Shakyamuni Buddha was born in Lumbini, in southern Nepal, two thousand five hundred years ago. Since his time, Nepal has been a sacred ground for Buddhist as the birth place of Buddha. After an early Lunch drive Sravasti (190 Kms, 05 hrs drive). Arrive & transfer to hotel, dinner & overnight stay at hotel
Duration: 2 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel Lotus Nikko

Day 7: Sravasti - Varanasi

Stop At: Jetvan Buddha Vihar, Yavatmal, Maharashtra 445105, India
After Breakfast at hotel, visit to Jetvanaram.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Angulimala Stupa, Mahet Rd, Rajgarh Gulahriya, Uttar Pradesh 271805, India
Visit Angulimal Caves. After visit, back to hotel for lunch. After lunch, drive to Varanasi (08 / 09 hrs drive) arrive & transfer to hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: The Amayaa

Day 8: Varanasi - Departure

Stop At: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India
Breakfast at hotel, excursion to Sarnath (10 Kms) Visit - about 10 Kms from the holy city Sarnath - where Buddha preached his first sermon after he had attained enlightenment at Bodhgaya.
Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Dhamek Stupa, Rishipattan Road 13 Km From Varanasi, Varanasi 221007 India
Next visit to Dhamekha Stupa, The Dhamekha Stupa is the most remarkable and massive structure at Sarnath. Built partly in stone and partly in brick, the Dhamekha Stupa is 28 meter in diameter at the base and 43.6 meter in height. The stone facing the lower part is decorated with delicate floral carvings of Gupta period.
Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Sarnath Deer Park, Varanasi India
Tour continues to visit Deer Park & Museum. Lunch at hotel. Timely transfer to airport for onward destination.
Duration: 2 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick our guest from airport and any city hotels etc.

Airports

  • Varanasi Airport, Varanasi India
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 8x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Ganges River
  • Entry/Admission - Mahabodhi Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Gridhrakuta
  • Entry/Admission - Ajatshatru Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Bimbisar Jail
  • Entry/Admission - Nalanda University Ruins
  • Entry/Admission - Ashok Pillar
  • Entry/Admission - Mahaparinirvana Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Ramabhar Stupa
  • Entry/Admission - Maya Devi Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Jetvan Buddha Vihar
  • Entry/Admission - Angulimala Stupa
  • Entry/Admission - Sarnath
  • Entry/Admission - Dhamek Stupa
  • Entry/Admission - Sarnath Deer Park
Exclusions
  • Other services not mentioned inclusions
  • Any Air fare, airport departure tax etc. Bank charges for payment transfer.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as Laundry, telephone bill etc.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • 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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  • Duration: 8 days
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