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5 Days Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour From Sarnath

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Duration: 5 days
Product code: 4467
Overview

In this Buddhist Circuit Excursion Tour for 4 Nights, 5 Days it includes all Buddhist essential features where our travellers can get a full religious experience.

The tour will start in Varanasi and end in Patna.

You will see tourist interests such as cultural places, historical places, ivory, Stupas, Monuments, Museums, Ashrams as well as Gardens and lakes that would simply leave an incredible mark in your mind.

Highlights
  • Sarnath
  • Evening Ganga Aarti
  • Temple Tour in Varanasi - Prayag Raj
  • Kumbha Mela ( Allahabad )
  • Morning boat ride on the River Ganges.
Good to Know
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Shared Tour
  • Languages offered on the Activity / TourLanguages offered on the Activity / Tour: English
  • Duration Duration: 5 days
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Live Guide Live Guide
    English
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    New Delhi Airport
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    There is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
  • Instant Confirmation Instant Confirmation
  • Cut-off TimeCut-off Time
    Available to be booked until 24 hours before the tour starts. We reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
Inclusions
  • A/c Vehicle inclusive of Toll taxes and parking.
  • Sight visit as per the Itinerary.
  • Goverment Liscenced Proffessional Guide.
  • 3* Hotel on Double or Twin sharing basis with breakfast for 4 Nights.
Exclusions
  • Any type of insurance is not included.
  • Any type of domestic or International flight is not included
  • Lunch and dinner.
Itinerary
Days

Welcome to Varanasi where you are expected to arrive in the morning and meet our assistance after arrival and then transfer to the hotel.

Freshen up before proceeding for the city tour of Varanasi.

We will start from Durga temple then onto Tulsi Manas temple, Sankat Mochan temple and Bharat Mata temple and the Banaras Hindu University.

Return to the hotel and have lunch before proceeding for the Ram Nagar tour.

The Ramnagar fort lies about 14 km from Varanasi and is situated on the opposite bank of river Ganga.

Maharaja Balwant Singh built this fort in the 18th century.

In this fort, there is a big clock which not only displays year, month, week and day but also astronomical facts about the sun, moon and constellation of stars.

Later head back to Varanasi for an overnight stay in the hotel.

In the evening you will be the witness of holy worship and Aarti ritual which is performed by a group of young Pandits, at Dashashwmedh Ghat.

It takes place after sunset where a group of young Pandits worship Ganga Maa which gives us life and a holy dip and make you free from the cycle of death and life.

 

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation : Accommodation in Varanasi

Subah-e-Banaras a morning of Varanasi full form of life, light and spiritual essence perpetuating the eternal beauty of nature along with Vedic chanting, Music and yoga.

Early morning enjoy boating in the Ganges which gives us a magnificent view of the early morning Sunrise.

Return back to the hotel and have breakfast before proceeding to Sarnath.

Sarnath is a place 20 km away in northern area from Varanasi City. This is the place where the Buddha preached his first sermon to his five disciples and so Buddhism came into existence.

Later emperor Ashoka established a number of stupas and monuments to spread Buddhism.

Through stupa which is a house of relics, manuscripts and fascinating inscriptions, Ashoka depicted Indian History, development of Buddhism.

Chaukhandi stupa fascinates the visitors with its beauty and grace. Several animals and birds are also a matter of attraction in the Sarnath zoo. (especially Deer Park).

There are also remains of monasteries and the beautifully polished Lion capital of Ashoka.

Sarnath museum contains some of the finest specimens of Buddhist sculpture Vaisaleha (April-May) full moon is worshipped as the anniversary of three important events- Buddha’s birth, Enlightenment and death while Asadhya (July-August) full moon is worshipped on the anniversary of his first sermon after attaining Enlightenment in Bodh Gaya, Buddha the great sage, visited Sarnath and preached his first holy sermon to five disciples (i.e- Kaundiya, Bashpa, Bhadrika, Ahanaman and Ashuajit) for redeeming humanity.

Here the foundation of a new order of monks (Sangha) and a new order of religious doctrine (Dhamma) was newly established.

Sarnath is also Sacredly important for Jains as it is the site of asceticism and death of Shreyamshanath, who was the 11th Trithankar. 

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation : Accommodation in Varanasi

Early morning, we will be taken for a boat ride on the Ganges.

It is a mystical and spiritual experience as you watch people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking a holy dip in the Ganges.

We will visit all the famous Ghats of Varanasi via boat.

Come back to the hotel for breakfast. before proceeding to Bodhgaya which is about ( 247 km / 6-7 hrs drive ).

It is the place where Gautam Buddha attained supreme and enlightenment.

On arrival check into the hotel.

Bodhgaya is one of the four most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites.

After having your lunch you will visit for a sightseeing trip around this beautiful place where you will get to understand Buddhist culture and lifestyle.

Visit places like the great Buddha statue, Niranjana river and Sujata temple, Maha Bodhi temple and Bodhi tree.

In the evening you can join the prayer at Mahabodhi temple.

Return to the hotel for an overnight stay. 

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation : Accommodation in Bodhgaya

In the morning leave Bodhgaya for Patna (182kms / 6 hrs.) enroute visiting Rajgir and Nalanda Rajgir which is a site of great sanctity and significance for Buddhists.

Rajgir is an important Buddhist Pilgrimage site since the Buddha spent 12 years here.

In the afternoon visit Gridhakuta Hill, Bimbisara jail and drive to Nalanda which is 14 kms away and it was one of the oldest Universities of the world and international Centre for Buddhist studies.

Drive to Patna which is 90 kms away.

On arrival at Patna transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay. 

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation : Accommodation in Patna

In the morning relish breakfast before been dropped to Patna Airport for your onward journey, with happy memories.

  • Breakfast
Meeting Point
Your Service will start and end at Varanasi.

Know Before You Go
  • Please make sure you have any documentation required upon arrival
  • Please send all the details regarding your tour to our agent.
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