Golden Triangle With Buddist Circuit Tour



Tour Code GHIT-14
Duration 15 Nights / 16 Days
Destination Covered New Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Lucknow, Sravasti, Varanasi, Bodhgaya, Nalanda, Patna, Rajgir, Kushinagar, Kathmandu, Rupandehi
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  • Golden Triangle With Buddist Circuit Tour


Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Delhi

Arrival at New Delhi International Airport, assistances on arrival and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Delhi / Jaipur

After Breakfast drive to Jaipur. Jaipur has been like that since 1727 when Maharaja Swai Jai Singh II had it built. Arrive & check-in at hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3: Jaipur

After breakfast depart for Amber Fort (12 kms) - Visit the imposing Amber fort on the outskirts of the Pink City. Afternoon tour of Pink City – visiting the imposing City Palace now a museum, the ancient Observatory, the Palace of Winds and the picturesque bazaars of the walled city. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: Jaipur / Agra

After breakfast drive to Agra. (240kms /5 to 6 Hours) Enroute Fatehpur Sikri - the extraordinary city built by Akbar the Great, deserted 14 years later, but which, during its brief span, exceeded London in both grandeur and population.Arrive & Check into the hotel. Afternoon visit the Red Fort built by three generations of Mughal Emperors between 1565 and 1573. Later Visit Taj Mahal a monument of love built by Moguls, an incredible 20,000 workman’s labored on it, day and night, for over 20 years. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5: Agra / Lucknow

After Breakfast drive to lucknow (10 - 11 hrs) en-route visit SANKASIA, where Lord descended from heaven after giving sermon to his mother after 7 years of her dealth. Later continue drive to Lucknow, Check-in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Lucknow - Varanasi

After early breakfast drive 7 hrs to Varanasi, Arrive & transfer to hotel en -route Visit Sarnath - 5 miles out of Varanasi - it is one of the holies Buddhist sites in the world, where Buddha preached his first Sermon in 590 B.C. Sarnath has a fine Museum filled with sculptures found at the site. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7: Varanasi

Early Morning boat-ride on the Ganges river at dawn to see the Hindu pilgrims flock to the ghats and have a ritual morning bath, practice yoga and perform 'puja' to the rising sun....all rituals evolved and derived from thousands of years of worship and traditions. Also cruise past the Manikarnika ghat to see the pyres being lit for the first cremations of the day. After the Boatride visit a living Hindu temple to see the ceremony of morning "puja". Return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast walk through the myriad of narrow lanes in the Old city, past the many ancient temples, shrines and little shops crammed with customers looking for the famous silver and gold brocades for weddings or ever for cremation cloth. The most famous temple is the Kashi Vishvanath or "Golden" temple, which though off-limits to non-Hindus, can be seen from the top floor of the old house opposite it. Evening visit the Ghats to see the puja ceremony on River Ganges. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8: Varanasi / Bodhgaya

After breakfast drive to Bodhgaya (06 hrs) Holding extreme religious importance to the buddhists, Bodhgaya lies13 km south of Gaya, beside the river Phalgu. It was here, that the Lord Buddha sat under the Banyan tree and attained enlightenment, and a descendant of that original tree still flourishes there today. Bodhgaya is small and quiet town, which is the most important of all the Buddhist sites in the world. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9: Bodhgaya

After breakfast visit one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage centres. It was here that Gautama attained enlightenment and became Buddha under the "Bodhi" tree Satabodhi temple, Japanese and Tibetan monasteries along with Magadha university musuem are also to be visited. Evening free for Independent activities. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10: Bodhgaya / Rajgir / Nalanda / Patna

After breakfast drive to Bodhgaya (6 Hrs), enroute visiting Rajgir and Nalanda. Rajgir (2 hrs & 30 mins) capital of 6th century Magadha Empire. It was revered site of Buddhas discourses. Buddha spent many years here. Visit Gridhrakula, Sapataparni cave, Ajatsatru fort and Venuvana. And visit Nalanda - the world's oldest university founded in the 5th century. Also visit monasteries and temples with impressive Buddhist & Hindu images. The Institute for research into Buddhism and Pali literature which houses rare manuscripts, is also worth visiting for the enthusiasts. Archaeological musuem is also not to be missed for the rare collections. Overnight at Hotel.

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Tour Detail

Inclusions :

  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing

Terms & Conditions :

* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.~^#^~* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date. ~^#^~