Discover Buddhism

15 Days

Buddhism is one of the most significant and fourth-largest religion in the world. Buddhism is founded by Gautam Buddha. Describing Buddhism in simple words is, Buddhism is a way of finding peace within oneself. By practicing Buddhism, one can develop inner peace, kindness, and wisdom. It is a path that helps a person finding the true nature of life. In discover Buddhism tours, you will get to know that Buddhism is all about experiencing rather than teaching or learning.

Buddhism considers meditation as the means to enlightenment. Buddhism offers you the wisdom of not to harm others and live peacefully and gently. It also emphasizes working towards the ultimate goal of pure and lasting happiness for all living beings. So do join this discover Buddhism tour to experience the real Buddhism.

Grand Buddhist Tour

Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Varanasi – Bodhgaya – Vaishali – Kushinagar – Lumbini – Kapilvastu – Sravasti – Balrampur – Lucknow

Day 1 :
DELHI

<p>Arrive Delhi in the late evening and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.</p>

Day 2 :
DELHI

<p>Morning full day city tour. Visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. Afternoon visit Qutub Minar built by Qutub - ud - Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight Delhi.</p>

<p>Morning drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check in into hotel. Evening free time to enjoy the city atmosphere which by many means is fabulous. Overnight at hotel.</p><p></p>

Day 4 :
JAIPUR

<p>The day is to be started with the Elephant ride at Amer Fort, followed by the city tour covering - Hawa Mahal, Royal Observatory, City Palace, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli and Johari Bazar etc. Overnight at hotel.</p>

<p>Today drive to Agra enroute visiting the old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty i.e. Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival, check in into hotel. Afternoon city tour covering Taj Mahal, Red Fortand the Tomb of Itmad - ud - daula’s Tomb Overnight at hotel.</p>

<p>Morning transfer to Airport to catch flight to Varanasi via Delhi On arrival , transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour of Sarnath : famous for its Dhamekh Stupa and for it being the place where Buddha preached his first sermon enshrining the principle of his teachings into laws. Overnight at hotel in Varanasi.</p><p></p>

Day 7 :
VARANASI

<p>At dawn enjoy boat ride at River Ganges, followed by a city tour covering - Vishwanath Temple , Bharat Mata Temple etc. Overnight at hotel.</p><p></p>

<p>Breakfast at hotel. Leave for Bodhgaya. On arrival transfer to hotel. overnight at hotel.</p>

Day 9 :
BODHGAYA

<p>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. Visit temples and Niranjana river etc.</p><p></p>

<p>Morning proceed to Vaishali, a very special place to Buddhists as The Lord delivered his last sermon and announced his impending " Nirwana". See the majesty of Ashok Pillar - Lotus tank, Chaumukhi and proceed to Kushinagar for overnight stay.</p>

<p>Morning visit Mahanirvana temple, the modern Japan/Srilanka Buddhist center and monasteries, then proceed to Lumbini. Overnight at hotel.</p><p></p>

<p>Morning visit to Ashoka's pillar (249 BC) rediscovered in 1890's inside thick sal forest, a temple of Mayadevi, the ruins of an old monastery and some new stupas, then in the afternoon proceed to Balrampur enroute visiting Sravasti where you will see the extensive ruins of this ancient city & Jetavana Monastery. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.</p><p></p>

<p>Morning city tour. Later continue drive to Lucknow . On arrival check in into hotel. Overnight at hotel.</p><p></p>

<p>Morning city tour covering Imambara , Rumi Darwaza . Evening transfer to Airport for flight to Delhi . On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.</p><p></p>

<p>After breakfast, day free at leisure. Evening transfer to airport for return flight.</p><p></p>

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations unless specified
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

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Discover Buddhism
From $ 1,500
/ Adult