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Buddhist Places of Worship


14 Nights
15 Days

Destinnation Covered

Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Sravasti - Balrampur - Lucknow

India has been the nurturing ground for Buddhism, and the great Gautama Buddha was born in India. He also gave his first religious preaching in Sarnath, India. Erco Travels brings to you the Buddhist Places of Worship tour in India to let you have a wider perspective on Buddhism.

The Buddhist Places of Worship tour includes many of cities where many important Buddhist pilgrimage and worship places can be found. You will be visiting various monasteries, monuments and temples, where Buddhist traditions are well-preserved. Explore the calm and awakening world of Buddha in India with the most recommended travel agent in India.

Day 1 : Arrive Delhi

On the 1st day of your India tour when you arrive at Delhi, the tour guide will receives you and will take you to the hotel of your choice. You can unwind there and stay overnight to take rest.

Day 02 : Delhi

On the 2nd day the of your India tour package includes a visit to the numerous tourist destinations in Delhi, India. You will visit the Qutab Minar, Purana Quila, Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Gandhi Memorial, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House, India Gate, the Jama Masjid, Akshardham Temle, Lotus Temple and Chatarpur Temple. After visiting such fabulous and beautiful monuments you will come back to your hotel and have rest after having your dinner

. Day 03 : Delhi - Jaipur

On the morning of the 3rd day the tour package India, you will drive to Jaipur. After you arrive there, check into a hotel and spend the evening as you want as you are free to spend it in your way. Stay overnight in the hotel after having your dinner.

Day 04 : Jaipur

The 4th day of your Rajasthan tour includes a visit to the most important and famous tour destination in Jaipur. You can also enjoy elephant ride in Jaipur to visit the famous Amber Fort. Apart from that you can visit the Hawa Mahal, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli, Johari Bazar, the Royal Observatory and the City Palace. In the evening, come back to your hotel. Have your dinner stay overnight.

Day 05 : Jaipur - Agra

On the 5th day of your India tour package includes a drive to Agra. On the way to Agra your tour guide will arrange a tour to the Fatehpur Sikri. Once you reach Agra, your tour guide will help you to check in to the hotel. Have some rest there and then after having your lunch you are planned to visit the famous tourist destinations of Agra, the Taj Mahal, Itmad-ud-daula's Tomb and the Red Fort. After that in the evening, come back to the hotel, have dinner and stay there overnight.

Day 06 : Agra - Varanasi

On the 6th day of the tour, you will be driven to the airport to board the flight to Varanasi. Upon your arrival at Varanasi you will be taken to the hotel by your tour guide where you check-in. You will visit Sarnath, an import Buddhist pilgrimage and place of worship in the afternoon. Sarnath is popular for its Dhamekh Stupa. It is an important place of Buddhist pilgrimage as this was the place where Lord Buddha preached for the first time. After an informative tour of Sarnath you will come back to the hotel. After having dinner, you will stay overnight.

Day 07 : Varanasi

On the morning of the 7th day the tour, you will be taken to the adventurous boat ride on the River Ganges, after which the tour guide will take you on a tour of Varanasi, India. You will be visiting tourist destinations such as the Vishwanath Temple and the Bharat Mata Temple. You will have dinner after returning to the hotel and will stay overnight.

Day 08 and Day 09 : Varanasi - Bodhgaya

You will stay in the holy city of Varanasi for two days, that is, day 8 and day 9 and visit the important Buddhist places of worship. The major Buddhist pilgrimages you will visit during your tour are Rajgir, Sapta pari cave, Nalanda and Venevamas. Rajgir is a Buddhist pilgrimage of great consequence as Lord Buddha spent 12 crucial years of his life here. Lord Buddha held his first council here after he attained nirvana. You will also be visiting Nalanda city as well which was founded in the 5th century. Nalanda has been the seat for Buddhist learning and education for centuries.

Day 10 : Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar

On the 10th day, your tour package includes a tour to Vaishali. Vaishali is one of the significant Buddhist places of worship. This pilgrimage has very much significance as the Lord Buddha delivered his final lecture here. Apart from that you will bemesmerized by visiting the magnificent Ashoka Pillar, Chaumukhi and the Lotus tank. After your visits to the tourist destinations of Vaishali, the tour package includes a drive to Kushinagar. On your arrival to Kushinagar, Bihar, India the tour guide will take you to the hotel where you check in and stay overnight.

Day 11 : Kushinagar - Lumbini

On the 11th day ofyour trip, the tour package includes tours to the Japan and Sri Lanka Buddhist center and monasteries and the Mahanirvana Temple which is one of the Buddhist places of worship. The next stop where you will be visiting is Lumbini. When you arrive at Lumbini, you will check in to a hotel of your choice andwill stay overnight there.

Day 12 : Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Sravasti - Balrampur

On the 12th morning you will make a tour to Ashoka's pillar which was constructed in the 249 B.C., this pillar was rediscovered in the year 1890 inside a sal forest. You will also visit the Mayadevi temple, some Buddhist stupas and the ruins of an old Buddhist monastery. In the afternoon, after having your lunch, you will continue to drive to Balrampur. On the way you can stop at Sravasti, where you can visit the ruins of the Jetavana Monastery which is an important Buddhist pilgrimage. When in the evening, you reach to Balrampur you will check in to a hotel of your choice. You will have dinner and stay at the hotel overnight.

Day 13 : Balrampur - Lucknow

On the 13th day of your tour India package, you will have a tour to the city Balrampur after having your breakfast in the hotel. After completing the tour of Balrampur you will continue your journey to Lucknow. On the same day after your arrival at Lucknow, you will again check in to a hotel of your choice and stay there overnight.

Day 14 : Lucknow

On the 14th day of your India tour package, you will visit the tourist destinations of Lucknow such as the Rumi Darwaza and the Bara Imambara. Then, in the evening your tour operator finally drives you the airport where you will board the flight for Delhi and check in to a hotel and stay overnight.

Day 15 : Departure Delhi

On the final day, that is day 15th of your tour; after having breakfast in the morning your tour guide will take you to the International Airport, New Delhi so that you can board the flight to back home.