Your Itinerary for Lumbini
(Delhi - Lucknow - Sravasti - Lumbini - Kushinagar - Patna - Nalanda
- Rajgir - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Kathmandu (11 Days) )
Day 1 : Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi , Meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel.
Night stay in Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi - Lucknow
Morning transfer to railway station to board Shatabdi exp. for
Lucknow , Arrive Lucknow , After lunch leave for Sravasti by road
, Arrive Sravasti & transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight
Day 3 : Sravasti - Lumbini
Morning visit Sahet Mahet. Later leave for Lumbini- the birthplace
of the Buddha, was located in 1890 after being untraced for 1,500
years, enroute visit Kapilavastu - it was in Kapilavastu's opulent
environs, that the holy soul of prince Siddharth (Gautam Buddha)
spent his childhood. Here he saw sorrow and pain, disease and
death. Then, finally when he saw a radiant happy Sadhu who had
conquered all these, he decided to renounce all worldly riches
and pleasures to seek truth and embark on the path of salvation.
On arrival transfer to hotel . Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 4 : Lumbini - Kushinagar
Morning visit Birth place of Lord Buddha , Later leave for Kushinagar
- Kushinagar is where the Buddha finally attained Mahaparmirvana.
Amongst the ruins are the Mukutbandhan Stupa and a beautiful statue
of the reclining Buddha ,on arrival transfer to hotel . Afternoon
visit Nirvana Temple , Ramabhar Stupa & Cremation site of
Lord Buddha . Dinner and overnight at hotel
Day 5 : Kushinagar - Patna
Breakfast at hotel. Morning leave for Patna enroute visit Vaishali
carrying box lunch. On arrival transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight
Day 6 : Patna - Nalanda - Rajgir
Morning leave for Bodhgaya - As the place of the Buddha's Enlightenment,
Bodhgaya is the spiritual home of Buhddhists. It attracts tens
of thousands of believers from all over the world. Bodhgaya situated
near the river Niranjana, is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage
centres since it was here that Buddha attained enlightenment under
the Bodhi tree, enroute visit Nalanda & Rajgir - Like many
others in search of truth, Prince Siddhartha, after he renounced
his royal heritage came to this city to seek the path of vation.
. On arrival transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Bodhgaya
Breakfast at hotel. Visit temple and Niranjana river. Meals and
overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Bodhgaya - Varanasi
Breakfast at hotel. Morning leave for Varanasi, carrying box lunch.
On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Sarnath - where
the Buddha preached his first sermon in the Deer Park, contains
the most impressive remains, as well as a modern temple. Dinner
and overnight at hotel.
Day 9 : Varanasi - Kathmandu
Early morning boat ride on river Ganges. Breakfast at hotel. Later
transfer to airport for flight to Kathmandu. Arrive Kathmandu
& transfer to hotel. After lunch city tour of Kathmandu. Dinner
& overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Kathmandu
After breakfast visit to Patan City , Swyabhunath , golden temple
& Bodhnath . Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 11 : Departure
Transfer in time to airport for onward destination.