Day 0I : Delhi
Welcome to Delhi, the capital of India. You will be received
and transferred to a pre-booked hotel. You have the
remaining day to brace up for the excitement ahead.
Day 02 : Delhi
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Delhi.
Morning visit Old
Delhi. It is a 17th century walled city with its splendid
gates, narrow alleys, the enormous Bazaar. Visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Raj Ghat. Afternoon tour of New Delhi with
wide tree lined avenues, parks and fountains surroundings
the imposing government and state Buildings. Visit Humayun's
Tomb, an observatory called Jantar Mantar, Qutab Minar,
India Gate and President House. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Varanasi
After breakfast Transfer to Railway Station and Overnight in
Day 04 : Varanasi - Sarnath - Varanasi
On arrival Varanasi Railway Station, and transfer to hotel,
check-in at hotel and refresh for a visit to Sarnath -the
place where Lord Buddha preached his first Sermon in 590 BC.
Afternoon sightseeing tour of Varanasi, visiting Ghats,
Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Gyanvyapi Mosque, Durga Temple,
Banaras Hindu University, Ram Nagar, Fort and Museum.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Varanasi - Bodhgaya
Early morning boat-ride on the River Ganges. Thereafter,
leave Varanasi by road for Bodhgaya (242 kms / 6-7 Hrs) one
of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage centers in the state of
Bihar. It was here that Gautama attained enlightenment and
became Buddha under the "Bodhi" tree Satabodhi Temple.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 : Bodhgaya
Morning visit temples in Bodhgaya -
Animesh Locan Chaiyata, Mohanta's Monastery, Thai Temple and
The Burmese Temple. Later visit Monuments such as - Tibetan
Monastery, International Buddhist House, Buddhist Monastery
of Bhutan, The Chinese Temple & Monastery and Bodhi Tree.
Also visit Archaeological Museum
Day 07 : Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna
Leave Bodhgaya for Patna (157 kms / 4-5 Hrs) en-route
visiting Rajgir & Nalanda. Patna is 2500 year old capital
city of Bihar. Rajgir was capital of 6th century Magadha
Empire and was revered site of Buddha's discourses. Buddha
spent many years here. Nalanda is world's oldest university
founded in the 5th century. Overnight at hotel in Patna.
Day 08 : Patna - New Delhi
After Breakfast check out hotel, and half day
sightseeing (Gole Ghar & Musuem) and transfer to Railway
Station. Overnight in Train
Day 09 : Day at leisure
On arrival New Delhi Railway Station, and transfer to hotel,
check-in at hotel and refresh and evening Transfer to
international airport to connect flight for onward