Discover Buddha Tour 5 Night / 6 Days (Nalanda)
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- Vacation Style Holiday Type
- Activity Level Fairly Easy
- Group Size Small Group
Discover Buddha Tour Itineraries covers almost all the important Buddhist sites in India as well as Nepal. The 8 most sacred sites of the Lotus Path – Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath, Kushinagar, Rajgir, Vaishali, Sravasti and Sankasya are majestically included within your tour Itinerary. Here you are provided with a large range of well- designed Buddhist tour packages, comprising of all the sacred and important Buddhist attractive destinations of the world.
- Assistance on Arrival.
- A 24 – hour helpline.
- Welcome Drink On Arrival at Hotel
- Daily Breakfast
- Hotel Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis.
- Travel throughout the entire journey in an air condition car/bus.
- Air fare / train fare.
- Guide & Monuments Entrance fees during sightseeing
- Camera Charges / Jeep Safari / Camel Safari / Elephant Ride Charges.
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor, Insurance etc.
- Any other item not specified in the Package Inclusions.
- Supplement will be applicable for Single occupancy.
- Government Service Tax.
- Day 1 Kolkata- Gaya
Assistance on arrival and overnight drive to Bodhgaya (500 Kms / 10 Hrs). Overnight on coach.
- Day 2 Bodhgaya
After Breakfast full day city tour of bodhgaya. Visit Sujata Village, Niranjana River & various International monasteries. Later evening visit Mahabodhi Temple. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 3 Bodhgaya - Rajgir- Nalanda- Bodhgaya
After breakfast at hotel later excursion to Rajgir (102 kms), Rajgir is a site of great Sanctity and significance for Buddhists. Afternoon visit Gridhkutta Hill, Bimbisar jail & Ajatashatru’s Fort. After lunch drive to Nalanda, (12 kms). It was one of the oldest Universities of the World & International Centre for Buddist Studies. Nalanda was one of the greatest monastic universities of the ancient world University established in 5th century BC. It is believed that Lord Buddha and also the founder of Jainism religion Lord Mahavir taught at this university for years. There is even a monument to facilitate Chinese traveler monk and writer Hiuen Tsang who studied at this university in the 7th century A.D. After visit drive back to Bodhgaya. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 4 Bodhgaya - Varanasi
After Breakfast leave Bodhgaya for Varanasi by surface (250 kms / 7 hrs). Varanasi is famous for Hindus and Buddhists as its close proximity to Sarnath. Arrival check in to the hotel and then proceed to Sarnath (14 kms), Visit Dhamekha Stupa and Deer park. Later Back to Varanasi. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 5 Varanasi - Kolkata
Early morning boat excursion on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from ghat to ghat. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. Come back to hotel for breakfast. Later sightseeing tour of the city including the Bharat Mata Temple with a big relief map of India in marble, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Banaras Hindu University which has an Art Gallery and the Mosque of Mughul Emperor Aurangazeb built on the site of an ancient Hindu Temple. Evening transfer to Varanasi railway station to connect the train to Kolkata. Overnight on train.
- Day 6 Kolkata Departure
On arrival Kolkata, transfer to hotel for wash & Change. Later on city tour of Kolkata, visit Howrah Bridge, Victoria Memorial & Kali Temple. Evening departure transfer to airport to connect the flight for onward destination.
Sarita Holidays offers you well-appointed air-conditioned rooms with authentic art deco furniture, including standard and royal rooms. All rooms have distinct decoration of past era amalgamated with modern amenities where you will feel a royal richness. Every room is equipped with facilities such as attached wash rooms, telephones, television, study desks and more.
Sarita Holidays car rentals, cab bookings, rent a car or hire a car/cab provides best deals in every tour package. We focus on customer satisfaction by offering quality fleet of cars, affordable prices, and experienced chauffeurs. Above all we emphasize on safety and comfortable journey to your point of destination, we make your travel plan a pleasant affair. We take complete care of all your travel requirements, for our customers to enjoy hassle free journey we go that extra mile to bring a smile on our customers.
We allot exclusive tour coordinator for the entire tour. The Guest may contact him / her over phone at any time in case of any emergency, changes in itinerary or any inconvenience which may have happened on account of hotels or transportation.
In case the guest requires a tour guide please let us know in advance. The same can be arranged at an extra cost.
The package can be extended on Pro-Rata basis.
All our packages are inclusive of Breakfast except for places in Arunachal Pradesh.
There will be no refund for any unutilized services.