Information on the Buddhist Connection Tour offered by TourstoIndia

The Buddhist Connection

Duration: 07 Nights/ 08 Days

Destinations: Delhi-Patna-Nalanda-Rajgir-Bodhgaya-Varanasi-Delhi

Lord Buddha The Buddhist Connection Tour takes you on a journey following in the Buddha's footsteps, on visits to the sacred sites of Buddhism in Northern India.

Day 01: Arrival Delhi: On arrival in Delhi, you would be met and assisted at the airport and transferred to your chosen hotel.

Day 02: Delhi: Morning proceed for a full guided sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Evening at leisure.

Day 03: Delhi / Patna: Morning transfer to Airport for a short flight to Patna. On arrival at Patna airport, you will be met and transferred to your chosen hotel. Afternoon half-day sightseeing tour of Patna city, visiting Golghar, Museum etc. Evening at leisure.

Day 04: Patna / Nalanda / Rajgir / Bodhgaya: Depart by surface for Bodhgaya, where Lord Buddha gained enlightenment. En-route visit Nalanda, which was the great centre of Buddhist learning about 1000 years ago and Rajgir where the fist Buddhist Council was held after Buddha attained Nirvana or enlightenment. On arrival in Bodgaya transfer to your hotel. Evening at leisure.

Day 05: Bodhgaya / Varanasi: Morning visit the Temples and Monasteries at Bodhgaya. Afternoon depart by surface for Varanasi. On arrival at Varanasi transfer to your hotel. Rest of the evening at leisure.

Sarnath Pilgrimage, Day 06: Varanasi: Early morning a boat cruise on River Ganges, to view the burning ghats (river side). Later in the afternoon excursion to Sarnath visiting Stupa, Ashoka Pillar and the museum.

Day 07: Varanasi / Delhi: Morning city sightseeing visiting the temples and the bazaars of this holy town. Later in the afternoon transfer to the airport to connect to your flight for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, you would be met and transferred to your chosen hotel. Rest of the evening at leisure.

Day 08: Departure Delhi: You would be met and transferred to the international airport to board the flight to your onward destination.

Room till 12.00 Noon of Day 8.

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