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Footsteps of Buddha

Destination : Bodhgaya - New Delhi - Odisha - Rajgir - Varanasi

Category: Buddhist Holiday Packages

Duration : 14 nights / 15 days

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Day 01: Arrival at Delhi

On arrival our representative will meet and assist you at the airport. Transfer and check into the hotel. Overnight at Delhi.

 

Day 02: Delhi

Morning after breakfast proceed for the full day sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi including Birla temple, Red Fort (closed on Monday) , Jama Mosque , Rajghat (stands as a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi), Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus temple & Qutab Minar. Also have the view of India Gate, Parliament House of India, President Palace from outside. Back to hotel . Overnight at Delhi.

 

Day 03: Delhi - Varanasi by flight

Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and transfer to the airport to catch the flight for Varanasi. On arrival our representative will meet and assist you at the airport. Later transfer and check into the hotel.Later proceed for excursion tour to Sarnath where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Visit to Chaukhandi Stupa Dhamek Stupa and the Ashoka Pillar. Back to Varanasi.Overnight at Varanasi.

 

Day 04: Varanasi

Early morning enjoy the boat ride at Ganges. Breakfast at the hotel. Then proceed for full day sightseeing of Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas and the Banaras Hindu University. Overnight at Varanasi.

 

Day 05: Varanasi - Bodhgaya

Morning check out and drive to Bodhgaya - the place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon visit to Bodhgaya Temple. Overnight at Bodhgaya.

 

Day 06: Bodhgaya – Rajgir – Nalanda -Patna

Morning drive to Patna enroute visit Rajgir (Buddha spent many years in Rajgir and delivered some of the most important discourses here). At Rajgir visit the Gridhkut Hill and Vishwa Shanti Stupa. Proceed to Nalanda and visit to Nalanda Univeristy (established in the 5th century B.C., & is recorded as the world's earliest university, Nalanda today is in ruins but still it imparts the scholarly look) & Archaeological Museum. Proceed to Patna and check in to the hotel. Overnight at Patna

 

Day 07: Patna –Bhubaneswar (Overnight Train Journey)

Morning after breakfast visit to Patna Sahib & Patna Museum. Later check out and transfer to railway station to board the train for Bhubaneswar. Overnight in Train.

Day 08: Arrival at Bhubneshwar

Morning on arrival at Bhubaneswar railway station met by our representative & transfer to hotel. Later visit to famous city temples including Rajarani, Parsurameswar, Mukteswar, Lingaraj & Vaital. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.

 

Day 09: Excursion to Diamond Triangle

After breakfast make a day Excursion to the diamond triangle (Ratnagiri-Udayagiri & Lalitgiri) & explore the chityas,Viharas and Stupas. Also visit the Museum at Ratnagiri. Back to Bhubaneswar. Overnight at Bhubaneswar.

 

Day 10: Bhubneshwar - Konark- Puri

Morning drive to Puri enroute visit Dhauli the peace pagoda , Pipli the appliqué viallge & Konark Sun temple (one of the world famous heritage site) . Proceed to Puri and check in to the hotel. Rest time relax on the golden beach. Overnight at Puri.

 

Day 11: Puri – Chilika – Gopalpur

Morning visit to Jagannath temple (from roof top as non hindus are not allowed) . Then drive to the Gopalpur enroute visit to the largest brackish water lake- Chilika lagoon and enjoy the boat cruise to discover the migratory birds island at Nalabana island. Proceed to Gopalpur and check in to the hotel. Overnight at Gopalpur.

 

Day 12: Excursion To Chandragiri

After breakfast drive to Chandragiri (situated in between the lush green forest - a unique destination for the Buddhist) to visit the Tibetian settlement. Back to Gopalpur. Overnight at Gopalpur.

 

Day 13: Gopalpur - Bhubaneswar – Kolkata

Morning after breakfast visit to Patisonapur beach (Quiet & Secluded beach). Back to hotel and check out from the hotel. Then drive to Bhubaneswar enroute visit Khandagiri & Udaigiri Jain caves. Evening transfer to airport to board the flight for Kolkata. On arrival at Kolkata transfer to hotel. Overnight at Kolkata.

 

Day 14: Kolkata

Morning after breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing including visit to Kali Temple of Kalighat, Birla Temple, Victoria Memorial Hall, St. John Cathedral Church, Indian Museum, Dalhousie Square, Howrah Bridge & flower Market. Back to hotel & Overnight.

 

Day 15: Departure From Kolkata

Departure transfer from hotel to airport for onwards journey.

Some International flights operating to India from below buddhist countries
Cambodia
Dep. Layover Arrv. Duration
Cambodia - PNH - ThaiAirways - 1000 Bangkok - JetAirways - 1105-1450 New Delhi - 1800 0930m
New Delhi - AirIndia - 1350 Bangkok - BangkokAirways - 1935-2120 Cambodia - 2230 0710m
Cambodia - PNH - ChinaEastern - 1300 Kunming - ChinaEastern - 1825-2255 Kolkata - 2340 1210m
Kolkata - ThaiAirways - 0200 Bangkok - ThaiAirways - 0610-0755 Cambodia - 0905 0535m
Vietnam
Vietnam - SGN - ThaiAirways - 2050 Bangkok - ThaiAirways - 2215-2315 New Delhi - 0215 0655m
New Delhi - ChinaSouthern - 2310 Guangzhou - ChinaSouthern - 0650-0910 Vietnam - 1100 1020m
Vietnam - SGN - ThaiAirways - 2050 Bangkok - ThaiAirways - 2215-2345 Kolkata - 0045 0525m
Kolkata - ChinaEastern - 0030 Kunming - ChinaEastern - 0515-1550 Vietnam - 1810 1610m
China
China - PEK - ChinaSouthern - 1330 Guangzhou - ChinaSouthern - 1645-1850 New Delhi - 2210 1110m
New Delhi - ChinaSouthern - 1150 Guangzhou - ChinaSouthern - 1930-2100 China - 0010 0950m
China - PEK - AirChina - 1730 Hongkong - AirChina -  2105-2235 Kolkata - 0020 0920m
Kolkata - ChinaEastern - 0030 Kunming - ChinaEastern - 0515-0745 China - 1200 0900m
South Korea
South Korea - KoreanAir - 1155 Jehu - KoreanAir - 1530-2010 New Delhi - 0100 1635m
New Delhi - ChinaSouthern - 2310 Hangzhou - ChinaSouthern - 0650-0955 South Korea - 1205 1500m
South Korea - ChinaEastern - 2240 Hangzhou - ChinaEastern - 2325-1410 Kolkata - 0115 1320m
Singapore
Singapore - SingaporeAirlines - 1710 - New Delhi - 2005 0525m
New Delhi - SingaporeAirlines - 0910 - Singapore - 1730 0550m
Singapore - SilkairAir - 2100 - Kolkata - 2235 0405m
Kolkata - SilkairAir - 2350 - Singapore - 0640 0420m
Thailand
Thailand - ThaiAirways - 1755 - New Delhi - 2055 0430m
New Delhi - JetAirways - 1350 - Thailand - 1935 0415m
Thailand - Indigo - 0205 - Kolkata - 0310 0235m
Kolkata - Indigo - 1045 - Thailand - 1440 0225m
Japan
Japan - AllNipponAirways - 1815 - New Delhi - 0010 0925m
New Delhi - AllNipponAirways - 1935 - Japan - 0650 0745m
Japan - AllNipponAirways - 1725 Bangkok - 2155-2345 Kolkata - 0045 1050m
Kolkata - AllNipponAirways - 0200 Bangkok - 0610-1025 Japan - 1845 1315m
Srilanka
Srilanka - Air India - 0820 - New Delhi - 1210 03h50m
New Delhi - Sri Lanka - 1835 - Sri Lanka - 2210 03h35m
Sri Lanka - Air India - 0820 New Delhi - 1210 - 1420 Kolkata - 1620 08h00m
Kolkata - Jet Airways - 0745 Dhaka - 0905 - 1205 Sri Lanka - 1505 07h20m

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