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7 Night - 8 Days Buddhist Pilgrimage Tours

Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destination Covered : Sravasti, Bodhgaya, Patna, Rajgir, Vaishali, Kushinagar, Lumbini, Kapilvastu, Gaya

Tour Activities : Sightseeing

Tour Themes : Religious & Pilgrimage, Culture & Heritage

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Sravasti, Bodhgaya and Patna Tour Itinerary

Day 1
The Namaste India Trip representative will receive you at Gaya International Airport and transfer you safely to the hotel booked for lodging in Bodhgaya. Since Bodhgaya is where Buddha received ‘Enlightenment’ it acts as the spiritual dwelling place for Buddhists, attracting several believers from the entire world. This place is located close to river Niranjana and is counted among the Holiest pilgrimage site for Buddhists, ranking second among all four Buddhist pilgrimage locations.
In the afternoon you will be taken for Bodhgaya sightseeing tour that will include visiting the Mahabodhi Temple. This temple is named after Lord Buddha and is considered sacred by Buddhists. The Maha-Bodhi tree is also thought to be very holy as Lord Buddha is claimed to have attained ‘Enlightenment’ here under this tree. Spend the night at the hotel in Bodhgaya.
Day 2
Early the next morning after breakfast you will leave for Patna from Bodhgaya, a 6-hour journey and stop at Nalanda and Rajgir on the way. Rajgir happens to hold great significance among the Buddhist followers and is a prime religious site as Buddha had spent 12 years of his life in this place. After lunch, you can visit the Bimbisara jail and the Gridhakuta Hill. Next, you will drive another 14km to reach Nalanda University which is the International Centre for Buddhist Studies and among the oldest universities that the world has seen. You will reach Patna after covering another 90km and rest out here for the night.
Day 3
Day 3 will start with a drive to Kushinagar and stop at Vaishali on the way. it was here in Vaishali that Lord Buddha made an announcement for the ‘Mahaparinirvana’. The next stop is in Kushinagar, the place where Lord Buddha gave ‘Buddhism’ to the world. Upon arriving in Kushinagar, you will be transferred to a hotel where you can take rest and post lunch visit the ‘Mahaparinirvana Temple’ (the site where Buddha breathed his last) along with the ‘Ramabhar Stupa’ (the place where Lord Buddha was cremated). Spend the night in Kushinagar hotel.
Day 4
Early morning of day 4 post breakfast you will drive to the place where Buddha was born- Lumbini. After reaching Lumbini you will check into the hotel previously booked. In the afternoon you will visit ‘Mayadevi Temple’, the place of Buddha’s birth. This place is not only religiously significant but holds geographically significant with a combination of natural beauty and peace. Stay overnight at the hotel in Lumbini.
Day 5
Start day 5 with a filling breakfast and head for Sravasti, stopping at Kapilavastu on way. Kapilavastu is where Gautama Buddha spent his childhood. Next, you have to make a move for Sravasti, the place known for Buddha’s sermons. He has supposedly performed several miracles out here and even ‘levitated’ here. Also, visit the Angulimal and Sahet Mahet caves and return to Sravasti for spending overnight.
Day 6
On the morning of day 6, you are to move on to Varanasi, one among the few oldest living cities in the world. From Varanasi continue traveling to reach Sarnath, which is 12km away from Varanasi. Lord Buddha had his first sermon preached at Sarnath to five of his disciples having attained enlightenment. Dhamek Stupa is frequently visited here in Sarnath and so is the Sarnath Museum. Return to Varanasi for spending the night.
Day 7
On the morning of day 7, view the sunrise in Varanasi on a boat in the Ganges. Return and finish your breakfast to get back to Bodhgaya. Upon arrival in Bodhgaya rest in the hotel you had checked in earlier. Take rest for some time and then go to visit the Niranjana River and the Dungeshwari Caves. Spend overnight in the Bodhgaya hotel.
Day 8
On the final day, have a hearty breakfast and you will be safely taken to the Gaya International Airport for a connecting flight to your destination.

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  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
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