PILGRIMAGE TOUR (Nepal - India)
15nights / 16 Days
Places Covered :
Delni - Kathmandu - Lumbini - Sarasvati Kushinagar - Patna - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Agra
Day - 01 : Arrive Delhi
Assistance in arrival at Delhi international aiport by tour representative, transfer to hotel, at the hotel in Delhi. Boudhnath Stupa, Nepal Holidays
Day - 02 : Delhi - Kathmandu (by air at 1000hrs-1300 hrs.)
After breakfast transfer -to airport to abroad the flight for Kathmandu, assistance on airport transfer to hotel. Relax for some time & taking a flying visit of Kathmandu town see Thamel the market place. Evening free for individual activities,
overnight in kathmandu.
Day - 03 : Kathmandu
After breakfast take a sight seeing tour of Kathmandu visiting pashupatinath temple-the Hindu temples in Nepal dedicated to Lord Shiva, built in 1696. A short drive will take you world largest stupa, having four eyes in four directions is symbolized as watch for welfare human beings, built by king man dev as per the advice given by goddess Mani Jogini. The lama are real are real devotees of Lord Buddha always dwell at surrounding of stupa. A very short monastery and lunch break one hour.
Day - 04 : Kathmandu - Bhairawa
Wake up, take breakfast, then drive to Bhairawa (7-8 hour 262km.) west of Kathmandu a Lumbini, transfer to Hotel at Bhairawa. Rest of the day is free to relax, overnight in Bhairawa.
Day - 05 : Bhairawa - Lumbini
In the early morning, drive to Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, image of Maya Devi monastery, ponds and pillars are interesting to see. Very recently, several Buddhist severa, beautiful shrines in Lumbini. An international committee has also has been set up for the this sacred historical place. The visit to lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, the realm of the spiritual enlightenment but also for solace and satisfaction that one normally gets in a place like it.
Day - 06 : Lumbini - Sonauli - Sarasvati - Balrampur
A short drive to sonauli border, arrival sonauli pick up from sonauli border and transfer enroute sightseeing of sarasvati- The city believed to be founded by the mythological ageold stupas, majestic monasteries and several temples. Buddha is said to have perform here. This holy place also has the famous Anand bodhi tree, an offspring of the one, said to by Buddha's main disciple anand. Overnight in Balrampur.
Day - 07 : Balrampur - Kushinagar (216 kms. I 5 hrs.)
Morning drive to Kushinagar. Arrive kushinagar and check- in at hotel. Later visit the marks Buddha's cremation ground. Also visit the Mahaparinirvana temple, which houses the of the Lord Buddha.
Day - 08 : Kushinagar - Patna (253 kmsJ 6hrs.)
Morning drive to Patna, arrive Patna and check-in at hotel. Afternoon city tour visiting also known as patna sahib, consecrates the place where the 10th Guru of the Sikhs Guru born in 1776, Golghar- is a large dome-like structure from where one can have fine view the surroundings of the city; patna museum - has a rich collection of Mauryan and Buddha terracotta and other interesting items.
Day - 09 : Patna - Bodhgaya (109 kmsJ4.5 hrs.)
Morning drive to Bodhgaya. Arrive Budhgaya and check- in at Hotel. Bodhgaya-mos Buddhists as it has a peepal tree under which Gautama the Buddha attained enlightenement back.
Day - 10 : Bodhgaya
Morning sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya visiting Mahabodhi temple-depicting the various journey towards 2nlightenment, showing different aspect of his life; Bodhgaya ahead houses a small collection of Buddhists sculpture from the 1st century B.C., to the 11th century temple close by has four armed statue of Shiva of black stone.
Day - 11 : Bodhgaya - Varanasi (242 kms. 06 hrs.)
Morning transfer to varanasi, anive varanasi and transfer to Hotel visiting sarnath enroute Buddhists pilgrimage point.
Day - 12 : Varanasi - Agra (Overnight Train)
EnjoySarnath, Buddhist Tour Package a boat ride on river Ganges. There are about hundred Ghats in the city also vis Temple, built by the birlas, was planned by Pandit Madan Mohan Malavia. The Bharat ma instead of gods and goddesses, a huge relief map in marble of the whole -of Indian sub Manas temple, built in 1964, is dedicated to Lord Rarna. Evening transfer to Railway station train to the city of Taj - Agra. Overnight Train.
Day - 13 : Agra
In Agra : Arrive agra in the morning, met on anival and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour visiting the Taj Mahal, which is entirely made of white marble and its with exquisite pietra Dura (Stone inlay) work and later. visit the Red-Fort- a hilltop cit courtyards, fountains and gates.
Day - 14 : Agra -Jaipur (250 kms. 05 hrs.)
Morning drive to Jaipur enroute visiting the deserted town of Fatehpur sikri. Arrive jaipur Hotel. Jaipur has been like that since 1727 when Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II had it built.
Day - 15 : Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber fort, Situated just outside the city, is perhaps the most be Rajasthani forts. You can the unique experience of traveling on elephant back. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur including, city pala its large collection of woodwork, Another monument near the city palace, Jantar Mantar, is five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal op the Palace ofwii1ds was of royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen.
Day - 16 : Jaipur - Delhi 250 kms. 4.5hrs.)-Back home
After breakfast checkout & drive to Delhi, on anival transfer to hotel for wash & change after transfer to international airport to board the flight back home.