Tour Name : Arr. Kolkata – Dep. Kathmandu.
Tour Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destinations Covered : Kolkata – Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Kushinagar - Sravasti - Lumbini - Kathmandu - Dep
Day 01: Arr Kolkata (No Meals)
Welcome upon arrival at Kolkata international airport then transfer to hotel, overnight at hotel
Day 02: Kolkata– Bodhgaya by coach
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Bodhgaya by coach ( 09-10 Hrs drive), Lunch enroute in a restaurant. Arrival Bodhgaya and transfer hotel , Evening visit Mahabodhi temple & The Bodhi tree, situated in the premises of the temple, is the one under which Buddha attained illumination, Dinner and over night at hotel.
Day 03: Bodhgaya ( B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel Full day sightseeing of visit Sujata temple, Niranjana River, Mahabodhi Temple & 80 feet high Lord Buddha Statue & Various international monasteries. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Bodhgaya.
Day 04: Bodhgaya – Rajgir - Nalanda - Bodhgaya (B/L/D)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Rajgir, where we visit Gridhkutta, Venuvanaram & Bimbisar Prison. Then proceed to visit Nalanda, the ruins of ancient university. Lunch in at restaurant. Then we drive back to Bodhgaya .Evening free time for religious activities at Bodhgaya main temple , Dinner & overnight at Bodhgaya hotel
Day 05: Bodhgaya –Varanasi (B/L/D)
Morning After Breakfast at hotel drive to Varanasi on arrival check in the hotel after lunch at hotel the Excursion to Sarnath - where Buddha preached his first sermon after he had attained enlightenment at Bodhgaya. Next visit to Dhamekha Stupa, The Dhamekha Stupa is the most remarkable and massive structure at Sarnath. Built partly in stone and partly in brick, the Dhamekha Stupa is 28 meter in diameter at the base and 43.6 meter in height. The stone facing the lower part is decorated with delicate floral carvings of Gupta period. Tour continues to visit Deer Park back to Varanasi evening free time for local shopping or own activities. Over Night at Hotel.
Day 06: Varanasi - Kushinagar (B/L/D)
Early morning enjoy Boat ride on the holy river Ganges with picturesque view of sunrise. Back to hotel for breakfast then drive to Kushinagar (07-8 Hrs drive ) Lunch one way at local restaurant, late evening a Arrival & Check in to the hotel. Then visit the Ramabhar Stupa - which marks Lord Buddha's cremation ground Our second stop is Mahaparinirvana temple - which houses the recumbent figure of Lord Buddha. Dinner & overnight at the hotel
Day 07: Kushinagar - Sravasti (B/L/D)
Morning After Breakfast at hotel drive to Sravasti. Sravasti where the Buddha preached most of his sermons. Here he is said to have performed many miracles, and levitated. During the monsoon, he used to stay at the Jetavana monastery on the outskirts of this town.Check In to the hotel. After Lunch visit the Sravasti: Sravasti was the capital of Kosala Mahajanapada in ancient times. Sravasti is also known as Sahet - Mahet. Sravasti is renowned for the supernatural feats showed by Lord Buddha, sitting on a lotus, and for other stories that are linked with Buddha. It is said that Lord Buddha spent 24 rainy seasons at Sravasti. visit - to Jetvanaram, Angulimal Caves and Anatapidika House. Dinner & Overnight at the hotel
Day 08: Sravasti – Lumbini (B/L/D)
Morning after breakfast drive to Lumbini .Do immigration formalities in India – Nepal boarder for some time upon arrival at Lumbini, check in to the hotel. Lumbini is a small town in the southern Terai plains of Nepal, where the ruins of the old city can still be seen. Afternoon visit the birth place of Buddha - Mayadevi Temple. This place is a blessed one for its serenity and the natural beauty, purely coinciding to the perception of a place where the legend was born. Dinner & Overnight stay at Lumbini hotel
Day 09: Lumbini – Kathmandu (B/L/D) (Morning Flight )
After Breakfast transfer to airport . On arrival transfer to Hotel. Afternoon visit Patan city (Durbar Square, Golden temple and refugee camp). Dinner and overnight stay at Kathmandu.
Day 10: Kathmandu (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel then visit Kathmandu city (Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka, Kal Bhairab, Living Goddess Kumari) and Swoyambhunath stupa. Afternoon visit Boudhnath Stupa and Pashupatinath temple. Lunch & Dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 11: Kathmandu + Dep. (B)
Breakfast at hotel, Departure to airport to connect flight for onwards destination ..