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Home > India Tour Packages > On The Foot Steps of Lord Buddha
On The Foot Steps of Lord Buddha
Duration : 11 Nights & 12 Days
Destination : Delhi – Lucknow – Sravasti – Kapilvastu – Lumbini – Kushinagar – Vaishali – Patna – Nalanda – Rajgir – Bodhgaya – Varanasi – Delhi – Agra – Delhi.

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Today on your arrival at Delhi airport, our company representative shall meet you and assist you to the hotel for check-in formalities. Welcome to India, or as we say ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ (the guest is an incarnation of God). We thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you! Today your day is free at leisure. Overnight stay is in Delhi.


Day 02 : Delhi – Lucknow (By Flight) Lucknow – Sravasti (170 kms / 04 hrs)
Today morning you will be transferred to Delhi airport to board the flight towards Lucknow. On arrival at Lucknow, our company representative shall meet you and assist you. Later drive towards Sravasti, capital of the ancient kingdom Kosala and has the honour for sheltering Buddha for 24 rainy seasons in the Jetavana Gardens. On arrival at Sravasti, transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Today your day is free at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay is in Sravasti.

Day 03 : Sravasti – Kapilvastu – Lumbini (255 kms / 05 hrs)

Today morning after breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Sravasti. Sravasti is most importantly known for two clusters of shrines i.e. Maheth and Saheth. Later after sightseeing proceed towards Lumbini by surface. En-route pay your visit to Kapilvastu where Lord Buddha spent the first Twenty nine years of his life. Later after sightseeing continue your drive towards Lumbini. On arrival at Lumbini, transfer to your pre-booked hotel. It is the birth place of Lord Buddha and since then lost somewhere in this part of the world where it was rediscovered in 1890 after 1,500 years. Overnight stay is in Lumbini.

Day 04 : Lumbini – Kushinagar (148 kms / 04 hrs)

Today morning after having breakfast in hotel, visit birth place of Lord Buddha. Later proceed towards Kushinagar by surface. On arrival transfer to your pre-booked hotel. It is the place where Lord Buddha finally attained Mahaparmirvana. Amongst the ruins are the Mukutbandhan Stupa and a beautiful statue of the reclining Buddha.Later after some relaxation visit Nirvana Temple , Ramabhar Stupa and cremation site of Lord Buddha. Overnight stay is in Kushinagar.

Day 05 : Kushinagar – Vaishali – Patna (280 kms / 06 hrs)
Today morning after having breakfast in hotel, proceed towards Patna by surface which was the capital city of Kingdom of Magdha. En-route visit Vaishali, a small village known for being the oldest republic state of the world where Lord Buddha delivered his last sermon. Thereafter, continue your drive towards Patna, formerly known as Patliputra during the Magdhan period. Overnight stay is in Patna.

Day 06 : Patna – Nalanda – Rajgir – Bodhgaya (100 Kms / 3 hrs)

Today morning after having breakfast in hotel, visit Patna museum and later drive towards Bodhgaya by surface. En-route visit Rajgir, place where Lord Buddha use to meditate here and preach on the hill of Vultures, Griddhakuta. Thereafter sightseeing proceed for Nalanda, the oldest university of the world. Later after sightseeing continue your drive towards Bodhgaya. It is the place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. This place is most sacred for Buddhism and the spiritual home of Buhddhists. Overnight stay is at hotel in Bodhgaya.

Day 07 : Bodhgaya

Today morning after having breakfast in hotel, visit Mahabodhi Temple main shrine of supreme enlightenment. It is an architectural amalgamation of many century and culture and is unique among other north Indian temples. Later also visit Niranjana River. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay is in Bodhgaya.

Day 08 : Bodhgaya - Varanasi (250 Kms / 6 hrs)

Today morning after having breakfast in hotel, drive towards Varanasi, the holiest city of Hindus. India’s most sacred city sprawling along the Western bank of the holy river Ganges. On arrival at Varanasi, transfer to your pre-booked hotwl. Later in evening enjoy the “Aarti” ceremony on the Ghats. Overnight stay is in Varanasi.

Day 09 : Varanasi Sightseeing – Excursion to Sarnath
Today early morning experience a leisure boat cruise on the holy River Ganges to witness the way of life of pilgrims by the Ghats and also a unique early offerings and prayer on the bank of the river. Lafter after having breakfast in hotel, enjoy excursion trip to Sarnath; one of the most sacred town for Buddhism here Lord Buddha preached his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. Later in evening drive back to Varanasi. Overnight stay is in Varanasi.

Day 10 : Varanasi – Delhi (By Flight)

Today morning after having breakfast in hotel, transfer to Varanasi airport to board the flight towards Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, our company representative shall meet you and assist you to the hotel. Later after some relaxation proceed towards the sightseeing of Old Delhi and New Delhi. Old Delhi sightseeing includes visit to Raj Ghat and  Jama Masjid. New Delhi sightseeing includes visit to Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, India Gate, Parliament House, President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay is in Delhi.

Day 11 : Delhi - Agra (200 Kms / 03 hrs)

Today morning after having lavish breakfast in hotel drive towards Agra, the city of Taj Mahal. On arrival at Agra, check-in to your pre-booked hotel. Later after some relaxation proceed for the sightseeing tour of Agra. Visit the massive Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. It is the most famous tourist attraction and monument which is discovered by the lakhs and thousand numbers of tourists every year. Therafter visit Agra fort, the rusty and majestic - Red Fort and Itmad-ud- Dullah’s Tomb. Evening is free at leisure to enjoy a leisure walk at local markets. Overnight stay is in Agra.

Day 12 : Agra - Delhi (200 Kms / 03 hrs)

Today morning after having breakfast in hotel, drive back to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, our representative shall meet you and assist you to the Delhi airport to board the flight back home or onward journey.