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Footsteps of Buddha
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Buddhism founded in North India, is not a religion but a system of philosophy and code of morality. With 6.6 million Buddhists in its manifold the country abounds in plethora of monuments and locales associated with Buddhism. O-Bhikshus after my death when people and members of new generation comes and ask you then tell them that here the Buddha was born, here he attained the full enlightenment , here he turned the wheel of Dharma twelve times , and here finally the Buddha entered into Parinirvana. (The Buddha). Hundreds of years have gone by, but architectural splendours, still standing resoundingly are ample testimonial of Buddhist philosophy and doctrines. It's all possible to come across with such splendours as we have for you the following tour plan.

 

Inclusions

  •     Accommodation in well appointed rooms.

  •     Daily buffet Breakfast.

  •     All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary in air-conditioned vehicle.

  •     All Toll taxes, Parking & State Tax.

Exclusion

  •     4.50 % government service tax.

  •     Anything not mentioned under ‘Package Inclusions’

  •     All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals

  •     Camera fees, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages, mineral water and starters

  •     Vehicle service on leisure days for sightseeing not included in the itinerary

  •     Entrance fee at all monuments and museums mentioned in the itinerary

  •     Medical and travel insurance

  •     Tips, laundry and phone calls

 

Delhi (02 Nights) -Jaipur (02 Nights)-Agra (01 Night) - Varanasi (01 Night)- Bodhgaya (01 Night) - Kushinagar(01 Night)- Lumbani(01 Night) - Sravasti (01 Night)

Day 01 - Arrive Delhi

On arrival you will be received by our representative and transferred to hotel where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 - Delhi

This day you will be taken for a trip to this very heart of India. The Buddhist Tour package will cover Qutab Minar / Humayun Tomb / India Gate / Red Fort / Jama Masjid / Gandhi Memorial etc. Overnight at hotel. Guide Map of Delhi.

Day 03 - Delhi - Jaipur

Morning commence 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.

Day 04 - Jaipur

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.

Day 05 - Jaipur - Agra

Today we will drive to Agra en-route 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 Fort and the Tomb of Itmad-ud-daula's Tomb. Overnight at hotel.

Day 06 - Agra - Varanasi

Morning transfer to Airport to catch flight to Varanasi. On arrival , transfer to hotel. Your India Buddhist Pilgrimage tours starts today. 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.

Day 07 - Varanasi

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

Day 08 and Day 09 - Varanasi - Bodhgaya

Stay there for two nights with excursions to Rajgir/ Nalanda / Sapta pari cave and Venevamas. Above two days you will come across with many locales of Buddhist significance, i.e., Rajgir : an important Buddhist pilgrimage since the Buddha spent 12 years here , and the first Buddhist council after the Buddha attained Nirvana was held here, Nalanda : founded in the 5th century known as center of intellectualism. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10 - Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar

On Buddhism tours proceed next to Vaishali, a very special place to Buddhists as The Lord delivered his last sermon & announced his impending "Nirwana". See the majesty of Ashok Pillar - Lotus tank, Chaumukhi & proceed to Kushinagar for overnight stay.

Day 11 - Kushinagar - Lumbini

Morning visit Mahanirvana Temple, the modern Japan/Srilanka Buddhist center & monasteries , then proceed to Lumbini. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 - Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Sravasti

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 Sravasti where you will see the extensive ruins of this ancient city & Jetavana Monastery. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13 - Sravasti - Lucknow- Delhi

After breakfast drive from Sravasti to Lucknow to catch your flight to Delhi International Airport to take flight back home.

Tour Ends!

 

Destination

Hotel

Delhi

Silver Ferns / Similar

Jaipur

Adhbhut  Hotel / Similar

Varanasi

Hotel Vaibhav / Similar

Bodhgaya

Hotel Bodh Vilas / Similar

Kushinagar

The Royal Residency / Similar

Lumbani

Buddhamaya Garden Hotel / Similar

Sravasti

Lotus Nikko Hotel / Similar

 

 

Important:
1. In the event of accommodation not becoming available at  any of the above mentioned hotels, we shall book  alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction as applicable) to you.
2. Our offer is based on usage of base category rooms at the mentioned hotels (unless specified otherwise) and if this category of rooms is not available we shall try to confirm accommodation in the next available higher category of rooms and shall advise supplementary cost involved while conveying the status.
3. Packages can also be customized with higher categories of hotel as per request.
4. Surcharges will be applicable during peak period
5. Standard check in time is 1400hrs and check out time is 1100hrs. Supplement will be applicable for guaranteed early check in or late check out if any.
6. Govt. Service Tax applicable @4.50%

Payment Policy:
Advance Booking Fee
• 30 days or more before date of departure: 30% of total cost
• 29 - 20 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
• 19 days or less before date of departure: 100% of total cost
Note:  The booking is liable for cancellation if 100% payment is not received.

Cancellation Policy:
From booking date till –
• 15 days prior to departure                                 -  25% of Package Cost
• 7 Days prior to departure                                  -  50% of Package Cost
• 3 to 6 Days prior to departure                           -  75 % of Package Cost
• Less than 24 hrs to 2 Days prior to departure    -  100% of Package Cost
The above cancellation policies are  based on the new rules and regulations of hotels / airlines and we have no say in the matter, and is applicable to all operators.

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