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Buddhist Circuit
Destination Covered
Delhi - Patna- Nalanda- Rajgir- Bodhgaya- Varanasi- Khajuraho- Delhi
Day One, Delhi - Patna (By Air)
After breakfast check out the hotel and transfer to airport to board the flight for Patna.
On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Later take a sightseeing tour of the city visiting the Har Mandir The second most important gurudwara in India, the Takht Har Mandir was built by Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th guru of the Sikhs.
Golghar built for the purpose of storing grains to be used in the times of famines, this round building was completed in 1786 though never used. The construction of Golghar was necessitated following famines like the one that took place in the region in 1770.
Also visit Jalan Museum situated over the ruins of the Qila House, the site of Shershah's fort. It is a private collection containing Chinese paintings and an invaluable collection of silver and jade filigree work of the Mughal period and Bihar Institute Of Handicraft and Design, the institute is trying to revive the old crafts and art of Bihar to modern use, especially Mithila paintings.

After visit drive back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day Two, Patna - Nalanda - Rajgir - Bodhgaya (190 kms: 4 hrs)
After breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Bodhgaya.

Enroute visiting Rajgir and Nalanda. Rajgir, a great center of Buddhist learning and one of the most famed university citadels of ancient times. Rajgir, it was once the ancient capital of the powerful Kingdom of Maghada. From the out - skirts of Rajgir, a historic road leads to Gridhakuta. Nalanda Mahavihara an institute for the study of Pali literature houses rare Buddhist manuscripts.

Though Buddha visited Nalanda several times during his lifetime, this famous centre of Buddhist learning shot to fame much later, during 5th - 12th centuries. Then proceed for Rajgir the ancient capital of Magadha kings. The Buddha often visited Rajagriha to retreat at the Jivkamaravana monastery, preaching and meditating on the Gridhakuta Hill. The disciples of the Buddha built many structures here. Rajgir is also sacred to Jains as Lord Mahavira studied and meditated here.

The first Buddhist Council was held here after the Buddha's nirvana. Later continue to drive to Bodhgaya. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day Three, Bodhgaya
After breakfast visit at Mahabodhi Temple. Bodhgaya - the place where Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment under the sacred Bodhi Tree followed by visit to Chinese Temple.

In the afternoon visit Niranjana Temple and River. Evening is free at leisure or you can explore the surroundings on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
Day Four, Bodhgaya - Varanasi (190 kms: 4 hrs)
After breakfast morning is free at leisure.

Then check out the hotel and drive to Varanasi, en route visit to Sarnath, located at 10 Kms from Varanasi where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon to the five holy men; visit at Dharmarajika Stupa The 110 ft tall Dhamekh Stupa marks the place where Buddha preached first sermon., also visit to Archaeological museum, the collection of ancient Buddhist relics and antiques comprising numerous Buddha and Bodhisatva images, also see the Ashok Pillar with 4 lions, built in 3rd Centaury BC., symbolize both Ashoks's imperial rule and the kingship of the Buddha.

The four-lion capital was adopted as the emblem of the modern Indian republic. After visit continue to proceed to Varanasi. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Evening is free for leisure. Or you may opt to visit the Ganga River at the time of sunset. Overnight at the hotel.
Day Five, Varanasi - Khajuarho (By Flight)
Early morning take a boat ride for a pilgrimage from ghat to ghat. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun.

The two cremation ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns day and night. , every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death. Then take a sightseeing tour visiting the Bharat Mata temple with a big relief map of India in marble, Durga temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Banaras Hindu University which has an Art Gallery and the Mosque of Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb built on the site of an ancient Hindu temple. In the evening a 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 & gold brocades for weddings or even 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, strolling in narrow lanes of the colourful bazaar of ancient city. Later afternoon check out of the hotel and drive to domestic airport to board flight for Khajuraho.

Afternoon check out from hotel and transfer to airport to board flight for Khajuraho. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day Six, In Khajuraho
After breakfast in hotel full day visit Eastern group of Temples and visit the Jain temples of Parsvanath, Adinath, and Shanti Nath.

Also visit the temples of Vamana and Brahma/Hanuman both dedicated to lord Vishnu. After relaxation explore Khajuraho, is worldly known for its magnificent temples of erotica built between 950 A.D. and 1050 A.D. Khajuraho - The very name, Khajuraho, arouses strange dreams even in daytime. Of full bodied feminine forms frozen in stone, so real that you wonder whether they might come alive at a touch.

Khajuraho is world heritage town, the temples are scattered in an area of 8 sq km, take a visit at fascinating western group of temples. The temples of Khajuraho have been declared a 'world heritage' site by UNESCO in order to preserve the rich legacy of architecture, bequeathed to future generations by the Kings of the Chandela dynasty. Temples consisting of the massive Laxman Temple dedicated to lord Vishnu, the Laxmi and Varaha temples dedicated to Vishnu's consort Laxman, the Kandariya Mahadev temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the Chausath Yogini temple dedicated to goddess Kali. Overnight at the hotel.
Day Six, Khajuraho - Delhi (By Flight)
Morning breakfast in hotel afternoon drive to domestic airport to board flight for Delhi on arrival take interconnection transfer to International airport for onward journey. Tour End.
Our tour concludes
We thank you for your patronage & look forward to serve you again in near future
Tour Cost
Room Category Standard Hotel Rate (INR) Superior Hotel Rate (INR)
Single Person 40,000 52,000
Per Person Cost on Twin sharing basis 21,000 26,500
Package includes
  • 6 night's accommodation at as package option.
  • Daily Breakfast & all meals during stay in Patna
  • Airport transfers & sightseeing by A/C car as per tour itinerary (No transportation on leisure days).
  • Language speaking Guide charges in Varanasi & Khajuraho for sightseeing.
  • Package does not include
  • Any airfare or airport tax.
  • Monument charges.
  • Any expense of personal nature such as hard/soft drinks, laundry, phone/fax calls, tips etc.
  • Any other expense not mentioned in the Packages includes.
  • If require accompanying person language guide in Pantna & Bodhgaya Extra cost @ Rs. 2600/- per day.
    For Booking sand Other Tailor Made Tour Pasckages Please Contact:
    Mr. Harikesh Lamba
    Phone: +91-124- 461 7700
    Fax: +91-124- 461 7777
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