Cover the Buddhist Trail with Nepal on a 14-Day Journey from Delhi .

Duration: 14 days
Destination: India, National Capital Territory of Delhi, New Delhi
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Overview

Uncover the legacy of Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, on this journey that starts from Delhi. Visit important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India and Nepal. Travel to Nalanda, Bodhgaya, Lumbini and several other holy cities.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Delhi.

Stop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
Meet the driver in Delhi, And transfer to the hotel.

Enjoy the rest of the time at leisure or visit market own self.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Delhi.

Day 2: Delhi To Patna (Vaishali) by flight. ( Duration 3 Hrs)

Stop At: Patna, Patna, Patna District, Bihar
Transfer to the airport after breakfast to board the flight to Patna. Get assistance on arrival and check-in at the hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Vaishali, Vaishali, Vaishali District, Bihar
Visit some of the major attractions around Vaishali (Pat like the Ashoka Pillar, Bawan Pokhar Temple, and three Buddha Stupas. It is said that the Buddha visited this place thrice and spent quite a long time here.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Patna, Patna, Patna District, Bihar
Over night stay in Patna hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Patna.

Day 3: Patna To Rajgir (95 KM/2 Hrs) Enroute see the Nalanda.

Stop At: Nalanda, Nalanda, Nalanda District, Bihar
Leave Patna after breakfast and Go head to Rajgir.

On the way, See the Nalanda on the way. Nalanda was an acclaimed Mahavihara, a large Buddhist monastery in the ancient kingdom of Magadha (modern-day Bihar) in India.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Rajgir, Rajgir, Nalanda District, Bihar
Get to Rajgir, just 15 km from Nalanda. Explore the complex of temples and monasteries.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Rajgir, Rajgir, Nalanda District, Bihar
Overnight stay at Rajgir hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Rajgir.

Day 4: Rajgir To Bodhgaya ( 70 KM/2 Hrs) Enroute see the Mahakala Caves.

Stop At: Dungeshwari Cave Temples, Mahakala, Gaya India
After Breakfast, Proceed to Bodhgaya via Mahakala Caves.

Drive about 12 km northeast of Bodh Gaya to reach the ancient Dungeshwari Cave Temples, also known as Mahakala Caves. It is believed that Lord Buddha meditated in the three caves here before continuing his journey to Bodhgaya. The caves here also feature Buddhist shrines, which are called Sujata Sthan by the natives.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bodh Gaya, Bodh Gaya, Gaya District, Bihar
Arrive in Bodhgaya and check-in at the hotel.

Rest of time free for leisure or visit market own self.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Bodhgaya.

Day 5: Sight Seen in Bodhgaya.

Stop At: Mahabodhi Temple, Bihar 824231, Bodh Gaya 824231 India
Visit the place where Prince Siddhartha reached the Buddha state. There is a magnificent Mahabodhi Temple, and the Tree from the original sapling still stands in the temple premises. The temple is an architectural amalgamation of many centuries, cultures and heritages.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Bodh Gaya, Bodh Gaya, Gaya District, Bihar
Rest of time free for leisure or visit market own self.

Over night stay in Bodhgaya hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Bodhgaya.

Day 6: Bodhgaya To Varanasi ( 260 KM/5 Hrs )

Stop At: Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi 221001 India
Leave Bodhgaya for Varanasi after breakfast.

Visit Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple. This impressive structure, dedicated to the Hindu deity Shiva, has earned the nickname "The Golden Temple" for its striking spire — plated in some 800 kilograms of pure gold. The distinctive design of this temple has gone on to inspire the architecture of hundreds of other temples across India.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Manikarnika Ghat, Ghasi Tola Road, Varanasi 221001 India
Then go head to Manikarnika Ghat, And see the perpetual cremations that happen on this ghat. Hindus believe that Manikarnika Ghat is one of the most auspicious places for the departed to reach moksha (emancipation from the cycle of spiritual rebirth). The funeral pyre at this ghat burns 24 hours, and around 100 cremations take place every day.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Varanasi.

Day 7: Visit Sarnath from Varanasi ( 20 KM/ 30 mints).

Stop At: Sarnath Via-Anlabereni, Varanasi 759026 India
Visit the Sarnath, is a place located 18 kilometres northeast of Varanasi near the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The deer park in Sarnath is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dhamma and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Dhamek Stupa, Rishipattan Road 13 Km From Varanasi, Varanasi 221007 India
Then see the Dhamek Stupa, It is situated 12 kilometres away in the village of Sarnath. Here, find the Dhamek Stupa, a massive stone and brick structure that's 43.6 meters tall and 28 meters in diameter. The stupa was built more than 1,500 years ago to replace a structure that dated back to 249 BCE.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ganga Aarti, Plot No D 16 - 28 - a Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi 221001 India
Then return the Varanasi, And watch the famous Ganga Aarti. Consider waking up early and taking a sunrise cruise along the river — negotiate with one of the countless boatmen hanging out along the ghats.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Varanasi, Varanasi, Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh
Over night stay in Varanasi hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Varanasi.

Day 8: Varanasi To Kushinagar ( 240 KM/ 5 Hrs).

Stop At: Kushinagar, Kushinagar, Kushi Nagar District, Uttar Pradesh
After Breakfast leave Varanasi for Kushinagar, It is one of the four sacred places related to Lord Buddha. Buddha delivered his last sermon, attained Mahaparinirvana (salvation) in 483 BC and was cremated at Rambhar Stupa. The reclining nirvana statue of Lord Buddha inside the temple is 6.10 mt. long and is made of 5th-century red sandstone.

Then see other popular attractions like the Indo-Japanese Temple, Burmese Temple, Chinese Temple, Thai Temple, Korean, Sri Lankan, Tibetan temples, 15 Acres Meditation Park, Museum.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Kushinagar, Kushinagar, Kushi Nagar District, Uttar Pradesh
Rest of time free for leisure or visit market ownself.

Over night stay at Kushinagar hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Kushinagar.

Day 9: Kushinagar To Shravasti ( 240 KM/ 5 Hrs).

Stop At: Shravasti, Shravasti, Shravasti District, Uttar Pradesh
Leave Kushinagar after breakfast for Shravasti. Its most important religious place was the Jetavana Monastery, which was erected in a garden outside the city's walls and presented to the Buddha by a wealthy banker, Anathapindaka. Other important Buddhist monasteries were the Rajakarama and the Purvarama.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Shravasti, Shravasti, Shravasti District, Uttar Pradesh
Rest of time free for leisure or visit market own self.

Over night stay in Shravasti hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Shravasti.

Day 10: Shravasti To Lumbini in Nepal ( 215 KM/ 5 Hrs)

Stop At: Lumbini, Lumbini, Lumbini Zone, Western Region
Cross the border towards Nepal for Lumbini. Lumbinī is the place where, according to Buddhist tradition, Queen Mahamayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama at around 563 BCE. The site is now being developed as a Buddhist pilgrimage centre, where the archaeological remains associated with the Lord Buddha's birth form a central feature.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Lumbini, Lumbini, Lumbini Zone, Western Region
Rest of time free for leisure or visit market own self.

Over night stay at Lumbini hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Lumbini.

Day 11: A day tour of Kapilavastu tour from Lumbini ( 50 KM/ 1 Hr).

Stop At: Kapilvastu, Lumbini Nepal
After Breakfast, Visit Kapilavastu (Nepal). Kapilavastu (“Place of Kapila”) is the name of the city where Siddhartha Gautama grew up and lived for the first 29 years of his life before leaving to pursue the spiritual path which led to his enlightenment. The Ashoka Pillar situated at Kapilavastu marks the latter references about the place.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Lumbini, Lumbini, Lumbini Zone, Western Region
Return to Lumbini. Evening time is free for leisure or shopping on your own self.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Lumbini.


Day 12: Lumbini - Gorakhpur - Delhi

Stop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
After Breakfast, Leave Lumbini for Gorakhpur Airport ( 140 KM/ 3 Hrs). So that Guest can take the Delhi flight.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
Pick up the Delhi Airport, Transfer to Hotel.

Rest of time free for leisure or shopping in Delhi markets on your own self.

Over night stay at Delhi hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Delhi.

Day 13: Pick up from Delhi Airport and Delhi Sight Seen.

Stop At: Red Fort, Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002 India
Visit Red Fort - Shah Jahan constructed Red Fort in 1638. It was the main residence of the Mughal Dynasty and is located in the city center. It is made from red sandstone, and that is where it gets its name from. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Qutub Minar, Qutb Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030 India
See Qutub Minar, Which is a five-story tapering tower with a height of 73 meters. The spiral staircase in this minaret has 379 staircases. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and visited by many every day.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi Road, New Delhi 110002 India
Stop by Raj Ghat, A memorial dedicated to Mahatama Gandi; Raj Ghat is situated in Delhi. It is a black marble open to the sky and a flame that eternal burns at one end. It is a great place to learn more about the history of the country.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chandni Chowk, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
Take a traditional rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the oldest and busiest market in New Delhi. Chandni Chowk's literal translation- Moonlight Square, was built by a Mughal Emperor in the 17th century. It was divided by canals to reflect moonlight, but now that particular area is closed. It is one of the biggest wholesale markets in India.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
Over night stay at Delhi hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 Star accommodation is included in Delhi.

Day 14: Delhi Sight Seen with end of this tour.

Stop At: Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid), 6 km North of Connaught Pl. across from Lal Qila, New Delhi India
See one of the largest mosques in the country, Jama Masjid. It is made up of red sandstone and marble. It was constructed by Shah Jahan and is visited by hundreds of people every day. The courtyard of the mosque can accommodate about 25,000 people and be built for about one million Indian Rupees.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lotus Temple Rd, Bahapur, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Kalkaji Near Kalkaji Temple, East of Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019 India
Explore the Lotus Temple, Famous for its flower-like dome shape; Lotus Temple is a house to worship and is open to all. Winning numerous awards for its architecture, this place is a prominent attraction in Delhi.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Humayun's Tomb, Mathura Road Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110013 India
Then go head to Humayun's tomb, The tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum, in 1558, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas and his son, Sayyid Muhammad, Persian architects were chosen by her.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Connaught Place, New Delhi India
Visit the Connaught Place, A frenetic business and financial hub, centered on a ring of colonnaded Georgian-style buildings with global chain stores, vintage cinemas, bars and Indian restaurants. Stalls at Janpath Market sell saris, embroidered bags, and trinkets.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
In the evening time,Guest will be Dropped off at Delhi Airport or any desired location in Delhi, With marking the end of this tour.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 14x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 13 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Toll Tax, Parking, Fuel and driver allowance is included.

Exclusions
  • Any type of flight ticket is not included.
  • Any type of guide service is not included.
  • Any type of entrance charge is not included.
  • Lunch/Dinner/Drinks
  • Nepal border fees is not included.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick the guest at their desire place in Delhi.

Airports

  • Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, New Delhi, New Delhi 110037 India

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Duration

14 days

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