East India Rural Tour
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations : Delhi - Lucknow - Sravasti - Lumbini - Kushinagar
- Patna - Rajgir - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Kathmandu.
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Early morning arrive at Delhi. On arrival you will be received by our representative,
who will shift you to hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi
visiting the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Jantar Mantar etc. Overnight will be at
Day 02 : Delhi - Lucknow - Sravasti
Morning transfer to railway station to board Shatabdi exp. for Lucknow , Arrive
Lucknow , After lunch leave for Sravasti by road , Arrive Sravasti & transfer
to hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Sravasti - Lumbini
Morning visit Sahet Mahet. Later leave for Lumbini- the birthplace of the
Buddha, was located in 1890 after being untraced for 1,500 years, enroute
visit Kapilavastu - it was in Kapilavastu's opulent environs, that the holy
soul of prince Siddharth (Gautam Buddha) spent his childhood. Here he saw
sorrow and pain, disease and death. Then, finally when he saw a radiant happy
Sadhu who had conquered all these, he decided to renounce all worldly riches
and pleasures to seek truth and embark on the path of salvation. On arrival
transfer to hotel . Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Lumbini - Kushinagar
Morning visit Birth place of Lord Buddha , Later leave for Kushinagar, Kushinagar
is where the Buddha finally attained Mahaparmirvana. Amongst the ruins are
the Mukutbandhan Stupa and a beautiful statue of the reclining Buddha ,on
arrival transfer to hotel . Afternoon visit Nirvana Temple , Ramabhar Stupa
& Cremation site of Lord Buddha . Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Kushinagar - Patna
Breakfast at hotel. Morning leave for Patna enroute visit Vaishali carrying
box lunch. On arrival transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 06 : Patna - Rajgir - Bodhgaya
Morning leave for Bodhgaya, As the place of the Buddha's Enlightenment, Bodhgaya
is the spiritual home of Buhddhists. It attracts tens of thousands of believers
from all over the world. Bodhgaya situated near the river Niranjana, is one
of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage centres since it was here that Buddha attained
enlightenment under the Bodhi tree, enroute visit Nalanda & Rajgir - Like
many others in search of truth, Prince Siddhartha, after he renounced his
royal heritage came to this city to seek the path of vation. . On arrival
transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Bodhgaya
Breakfast at hotel. Visit temple and Niranjana river. Meals and overnight
Day 08 : Bodhgaya - Varanasi
Breakfast at hotel. Morning leave for Varanasi, carrying box lunch. On arrival
transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Sarnath - where the Buddha preached his
first sermon in the Deer Park, contains the most impressive remains, as well
as a modern temple. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Varanasi - Kathmandu
Early morning boat ride on river Ganges. Breakfast at hotel. Later transfer
to airport for flight to Kathmandu. Arrive Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.
After lunch city tour of Kathmandu. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Kathmandu
After breakfast visit to Patan City , Swyabhunath , golden temple & Bodhnath
. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 11 : Departure
Transfer in time to airport for onward destination.