India Nepal Buddhist Tour Package
India Nepal Buddhist Tour Package takes you on a tour to some of the amazing Buddhist sites and also few more while travelling inside the country. Visit the beautiful and peaceful city of Kathmandu to attend prayer ceremony at the famous Pashupatinath temple. Revisit wildlife at the Chitwan National Park, famous for protecting one-horned Rhinoceros, crocodile and the Royal Bengal Tigers at its best. Finally you will have free time to shop a great number of Buddhist objects which you may not find in your home country.
Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destination : Delhi - Kathmandu - Chitwan - Lumbini - Lumbini - Kushinagar - Kushinagar - Patna - Rajgir - Bodhgaya - Delhi
Day 1 : Arrive in Delhi
Late evening arrive Delhi. Upon arrival assistance and transferred to hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 2 : Delhi
Morning combined city sightseeing Old and New Delhi covering Jama Masjid - The largest mosque in Asia, Red Fort (closed on Monday) -The red stone magic, Gandhi memorial-The memoir of father of the nation. Sightseeing India Gate - The memorial of martyrs, Parliament House - The govt. head quarters, Humayun Tomb and Qutab Minar. Overnight hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi-Kathmandu
On time assistance and transfer to airport to take the flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be received & transferred to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 : Kathmandu
Morning tour of SAYAMBHUNATH STUPA- the oldest Buddhist shrine. It is said to be 2,000 years old. Painted on the four sides of the spire's base are the all - seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is 3 km west of Kathmandu City and is situated on a hillock about 77 m above the level of Kathmandu Valley and commands an excellent view of the Valley. This Stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal. It was also listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979. After noon proceed to BOUDDHANATH STUPA: The stupa of Bouddhanath lies 8 kms east of Kathmandu. This ancient colossal Stupa is one of the biggest in the world, and is the centre of Tibetan Buddism in Nepal. Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979. And PASUPATINATH TEMPLE: This important Hindu temple is the temple of Lord Shiva, The temple with a two tiered golden roof and silver door is considered one of the holiest shrines for Hindus. Although only Hindus are allowed inside the temple, visitors can witness the activities performed in the temple premises from the eastern bank of the Bagmati River. The temple was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979. Overnight stay.
Day 05 : Kathmandu
Morning tour of Patan city. Evening explore the surroundings on your own. Dinner Overnight stay.
Day 6: Kathmandu/Chitwan
After breakfast drive to Chitwan 5 hrs Drive approx. Arrive check in to Hotel Jungle Lodge. Afternoon Jungle activities by Jeep Safari/Canter accompanying naturalist. Overnight stay.
Day 07 : Chitwan/Lumbini
After breakfast drive to Lumbini approx 170 Kms. Arrive Lumbini and check-in to Hotel. Later sightseeing of Lumbini. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 8: Lumbini/Kushinagar
Drive to Kushinagar, and upon arrival check into the hotel. Rest of the Day visit the CITY & overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 : Kushinagar/Patna
After breakfast drive to Patna Via 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.
Day 10 : Rajgir/Bodhgaya
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and drive to. Enroute visit Nalanda and Rajgir. On arrival check into the hotel. Bodhgaya -As the place of the Buddha's Enlightenment, Bodhgaya is the spiritual home of Buhddhists. 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.Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Bodhgaya
Breakfast at hotel. Later proceed for visit temple and Niranjana river. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Bodgaya / Gaya On time assistance and transfer to Gaya railway station to board train to Delhi by Overnight train.
Day 13 : Arival Delhi
On arrival assistance and transfer to Hotel. Later in the evening transfer to International for onward destinations.