North India and Nepal
North India and Nepal
11 days

North India and Nepal

 

Description

Buddhism is an ancient religion and has been underrated by many historians for certain reasons. But the popularity and sanctity of Buddhism can be guessed by a large number of devotees and believers, travelling from all around the world and coming in search of true peace and happiness. The pilgrimage train called Mahaparinirvana Express will take you to the holy places of the most influential religion in Asia where you can take a comfortable journey of Nalanda university to the birthplace of Prince Siddhartha.

ARRIVAL AT DELHI

BEFORE WE START, WE WISH TO EMPHASIZE THAT THE DETAILS OF SITES OR PLACES IN OUR TOURS DO NOT REMAIN RESTRICTED OR CONCLUSIVE. ON THE CONTRARY WE MEET MUCH MORE IN OUR WAY TO OUR DESTINATIONS.

We welcome you at the Indira Gandhi International Airport and escort you to the selected hotel.
 

Overnight stay at hotel.

DELHI

The capital of India is a book of history and a sizzling modern metropolis. Take your first steps into the narrow alleys of Old Delhi, admire the magnificent urbanism and architecture of New Delhi and end up in some of the happening areas, where you could try the best of Indian food and feel the heartbeat of this emerging megacity. 
 

Overnight stay at hotel.

DELHI - GAYA

Our pilgrimage will start today with a welcome on board. We will meet the group and, later on,we will depart towards Gaya.
 

Overnight on the tain.

GAYA – BODHGAYA

In the morning, we will leave to Bodhgaya. The story of Buddha’s Enlightenment can be read in its geography. We will visit the temple of Mahabodhi and the river Niranjana. In the evening we will visit the Japanese and Thai temples and the Buddha statue.

Overnight stay at hotel.

RAJGIR – NALANDA

We will visit the Prison of Bimbisara and the Gridhakuta Hill to proceed to the first University in world history. Nalanda ruins and its museum approaches us to the primitive Buddhism.
 

Overnight on the train.

VARANASI – SARNATH

Wake up early to admire the dawn rush hour. Thousands of people attend the morning prayers,make the daily laundry or take a bath in the holy waters of the river Ganges. Feel like in a movie travelling while the sounds of an awaking city become your soundtrack. Ater breakfast, it is time to visit Sarnath, one of the most important places for Buddhist, where Buddha gave his first teachings. In the evening you can visit some of temples in Varanasi or attend the magnificent aarti to Ganga in the main ghat of the city.


Overnight on the train.


 

GORAKHPUR - KUSHINAGAR

We will go to the border with Nepal. There we find Kushinagar, where all the Buddhist nationserected monuments in honour of Lord Buddha. We will visit Mahaparinirvan Temple, the Stupa of Rambha and Matakutir Temple.

Overnight stay at hotel.


 


 

LUMBINI

The birthplace of Buddha, Lumbini, is located in Nepal. We will reach by bus where pilgrims from all the world come to worship Buddha. We will visit Mayadevi Temple and Ashoka Pillar, to proceed back to Gorakhpur.

Overnight on the train.


 


 

GONDA – SRAVASTI

Sravasti is the home of Jetana Vihara and Pakki Kuti. We will return to Gonda to take the train to Agra.

Overnight on the train.


 

AGRA

Wake up early to admire the unique Taj Mahal. This tomb, built by the emperor Shah Jahan to her favourite wife, is a symbol of eternal love. Don’t miss the Agra Fort where the major events of Mughal Empire took place. After lunch you will proceed to Delhi.

Overnight stay at hotel.

DELHI

We will have a last day in Delhi where we can visit the famous Lotus Temple or the Tibetan refugees quarter in Majnu Ka Tila. If you wish to continue with your Buddhist approach to India, the Tibet House and other important temples could be an interesting visit. Transfer to airport.

Transit to the airport is already arranged.

We bid a sweet goodbye at the Indira Gandhi International Airport – you embrace the finest experience & memories and leave for your home.

End of services.

 

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Tour INCLUDES

  • Accommodation in hotels According to the Itinerary.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • All Tours and Transfers, visits / excursions according to the programme in airconditioned Vehicle.
  • One Mineral Water bottle on daily basis per person.
  • Local taxes and service tax applicable at that time.

Note : In case of any changes in taxes our office will inform you of  the same at least 15 days in advance.

Tour Excludes

  • International flights.
  • Visas.
  • Entrances to museums and monuments, except those mentioned in Includes.
  • Meals, except those mentioned in Includes.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Expenses derived from problems outside the organization such as natural disasters, accidents, medical evacuation, cancellation of flights and trains, delays or changes in schedules.
  • Personal expenses of any kind: camera or video tickets, tips, luggage carriers, shoe guards or any expense not specified in Includes.

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