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7 Days Private Gems of Buddhism Tour

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Starting From  USD 540 View Pricing Guide
Tour Code 76MFTEDEL1076
Location Delhi
Duration 6 Nights/ 7 Days

To seek the absolute tranquillity that exists in many Buddhist destinations there is a large number of tourists who travel to India. Keeping in mind the demand of travelers, we have finely crafted the Buddhist Tour Packages. It is so designed that it covers all the important Buddhist destinations within a suitable distance, which is apt for the tourist. Delhi, Gaya, Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, and Varanasi, these destinations give you a perfect assortment of all the sanctified and important Buddhist destinations.

Highlights

  • Delve into the sightseeing of Delhi monuments.
  • Explore the crucible of Buddhism, Bodhgaya
  • Dig into the ruins of Nalanda University.
  • Shop in Varanasi, for silk sarees and handicraft.

Day 1- Arrival Delhi

The spiritual tour starts from Delhi. Our representative will pick you up from the airport in an air condition car and drop you at the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

Day 2- Delhi Sightseeing| Delhi- Bodhgaya [By Evening Train]

Next morning after breakfast proceed for a short sightseeing tour of Delhi. We present you with a kaleidoscopic view of the rich Indian past and start the trip with a visit to the famous Monument of Delhi Qutub Minar. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is 73 meters tall. Your next stop is the Humayun tomb, which is the first symbolic illustration of Mughal architecture in India. In the afternoon we will transfer you to the railway station to catch the train for the next destination, which is Gaya. Overnight on train.

Day 3- Arrival Bodhgaya

Once you reach Bodhygaya we will pick you up from the railway station and transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and later, we will take you to explore the Mahabodhi Temple, which is known for being a spot where Buddha meditated and attained enlightenment. From here we proceed to Sujata Village, which is a residence of the young cow herder, Sujata who offered the rice milk bowl and ended Sakyamuni’s seven years asceticism by inspiring him to follow the
Middle Path. After this, we take you to Niranjana River and other various International monasteries. The day ends with an overnight stay at a hotel in Bodhgaya.

Day 4- Bodhgaya| Rajgir| Nalanda

The next day after breakfast at the hotel, we take you to explore various places. Start with Rajgir, which is a site of great sanctity and significance to Buddhists. It is where Buddha spent several months meditating and preaching at Griddhkuta Hills. Other places to see at Rajgir include Gridhkutta Hill, Bimbisar jail & Ajatashatru,s Fort. After Rajgir, we will take you to Nalanda. Famous for housing oldest Universities of the World & the International Centre for
Buddhist Studies it takes 15 minutes drive to reach there. The day ends with a drive back to Bodhgaya. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5- Bodhgaya- Varanasi [250 Kms/approx. 5½ Hrs]

On the fifth day after breakfast at the hotel, we drive you to Varanasi. Upon reaching check-in at the hotel and freshen up as we proceed for a trip to Sarnath. It is where Lord Buddha shared his first sermon after attaining enlightenment 2500 years ago. You will get to explore its other famous Buddhist site, such as Dhamekh Stupa, Deer Park (Closed on Friday) from where you can proceed back to Varanasi. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6- Varanasi- Delhi

Next day between 5:30 to 6:00 Am we take you for an early morning boat ride on the holy river Ganges. Relish the morning scenes and witness the rituals performed on the various Ghats as you cruise through the river. After the boat ride, proceed back to the hotel for a breakfast and then leave for Varanasi sightseeing tour. The sites you will cover include BHU, the Asia largest residential university, Birla Temple (Vishwanath Temple), Bharat Kala Bhawan Museum, Monkey Temple, Durga Temple, and Bharat Mata Temple. Later in the evening proceed for a Ganga Aarti to witness the ceremonial prayers offered to the Ganga river. After that, we drop you at the Varanasi railway station to catch the train for Delhi. You spend the night in the train.

Day 7- Delhi

Next morning on arriving Delhi Railway Station we transfer you to the hotel. Here you can freshen up and enjoy your breakfast. Later we take you for a Delhi sightseeing that include prominent places like India Gate, which is a 42 m high archway built to honor the Indian. After that, drive past the Red Fort, Parliament House, the President House (Rashtrapati Bhawan). The next visit is Raj Ghat, which is a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Later we take you to the Lotus Temple (closed on Monday, outside visit). In the evening transfer to airport to catch the flight back home.

Inclusions
  • All transportation, sightseeing, pick-up & drop by private air-conditioned vehicle with driver.
  • Train Tickets for the sector Delhi to Bodhgaya and from Varanasi to Delhi under
  • air-conditioned 2nd tier sleeper class.
  • Total 4 Nights Accommodation based on below mentioned hotels or similar,
  • while 2 Nights on Train.
  • Delhi- Regent Continental [1]
  • Bodhgaya- Suajara Hotel [2]
  • Varanasi- Meraden Grand [1]
  • Daily buffet breakfast at the hotel.
  • Local English Speaking Guide in Delhi, Bodhgaya, Sarnath & Varanasi.
  • Monument entrance fee as per Itinerary.
  • Boat Ride on River Ganges- Varanasi.
  • All applicable taxes, parking charges, toll taxes & driver allowance.
Exclusions
  • Lunch or dinner.
  • Camera fee at monuments.
  • Expense arising out of unexpected circumstances like natural calamities, flight cancellation or delay.

Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • 30 days prior commencement of tour, No cancellation charges.
  • 29-10 days prior commencement of tour, 25% of travel cost.
  • 10 days prior commencement of tour, 50% of travel cost.
  • Less than 09 days prior commencement of tour, No Refund.
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