Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days Places Covered: Delhi - Agra - Varanasi
- Bodhgaya - Nalanda - Rajgir - Patna- Vashali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Balrampur
- Lucknow DAY -1: Delhi
Arrive DELHI. Meet on arrival by company representatives. Proceed to hotel and
Overnight at Delhi.
Early morning proceed to Agra by Shatabdi Express Train. Breakfast to be served
in the train. Upon arrival transfer to Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of the Taj
DAY-3: Agra - Varanasi
After breakfast drive to Fatehpur Sikri and visit the Bulund Darwaza.
Reach and proceed to Sarnath.
Overnight at Varanasi.
DAY-4: Varanasi - Bodhgaya
Morning boat ride on the Sacred River Ganges to rituals performed by priests
and devotees. Half day guided tour of Varanasi including the Kashi Vishwanath
Temple, Gyanvapi Mosque and Benaras Hindu University. After lunch proceed for
Sightseeing of Maha Bodhi Temple and Tree. Visit the Chinese Temple. In the
afternoon visit Niranjana Temple and River. Visit the school of the destitute.
Lunch and dinner at Bodhgaya. Overnight at Bodhgaya.
DAY-6: Bodhgaya - Nalanda - Rajgir - Patna
xEarly morning proceed to visit the historical towns of Nalanda & Rajgir.
Have lunch at Rajgir. Proceed to Patna after lunch. Overnight at Patna.
DAY-7: Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar
Explore the side where Buddha was cremated and visit Mahaparinirvana Temple.
Overnight at Kushinagar.
DAY-8: Kushinagar - Lumbini
Proceed after breakfast. Reach and sightseeing.
DAY-9: Lumbini - Balrampur by road, Sight seeing of Shravasti
DAY-10: Balrampur - Lucknow
Reach and sight Seeing : explore this royal city of Nawabs.
Lucknow is caught in a time warp. It exists in an in-between land of the past
and the present looking back constantly to the memories of a colonial-Nawabi
past. There is at the same time a sense of pride at the thought of being after
Delhi, the most important center of power in free India. Politics has indeed
been Lucknow's forte but culture has been its historical identification.
DAY-11: Lucknow - Delhi
Arrive Delhi and check in at hotel.
Overnight at Delhi.
DAY-12: Delhi - Park
DELHI - Free to explore city and last minute shopping. Check out in the evening
and proceed for The Dances of India Show. Have dinner then transfer to Airport
for flight home.
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