On The Buddhas Footsteps

The 11 days' itinerary, On The Buddha’s Footsteps, will take you through the  Spiritual attractions of India which includes Varanasi, Sarnath, Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, Vaishali, Patna,  Lumbini, Kushinagar & Lucknow. 

Our major Highlights would be as below:

  • We will walk through various narrow alleys of the city to observe the spirituality, rituals, and traditions of the place.
  •  In Varanasi enjoy a spiritual high while witnessing the Grand Ganga Arti on the bank of the Ganges, and an early morning boat rides on the following morning.
  • Also, we will visit Sarnath where Buddha delivered his first sermon. 
  • We have an enlightening time in Bodhgaya as well as in Rajgir, Nalanda, Vaishali, Lumbini & Kushinagar.    
  • Our itinerary also includes a visit to Lucknow where we will witness the major attractions of the city.  

Itinerary

Arrival / Delhi

Day 1 : Arrival / Delhi

Meeting and assistance upon arrival as our representatives welcome you and escort you to your car.

Whilst the room keys and check-in is organized, our representative would introduce the tour to you and hand over the documents to you.

Welcome to India, or as we say ‘atithi Devo bhava’ (the guest is an incarnation of God). Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. 

Delhi / Varanasi (Shiv Ganga Express – 1845 / 0730 Hrs)

Day 2 : Delhi / Varanasi (Shiv Ganga Express – 1845 / 0730 Hrs)

Following breakfast, we proceed on a guided tour of New Delhi

Later, we cross the city and into the walled gates of the Old City for a guided tour of Old Delhi.

The highlight of this tour would be a ride on cycle rickshaws.

Later, transfer to the train station to board your overnight train to Varanasi - as we feel the essence of real India. 

Varanasi

Day 3 : Varanasi

Meeting & assistance upon arrival in Varanasi, and later transfer to your hotel. 

After wash & change, we will visit several temples and the Hindu University at Benares.

Evening, we visit the ghats of Varanasi to witness the performance of Ganges Aarti.

Later return to the hotel.

Overnight at the Hotel Radisson (Superior Room)

Varanasi

Day 4 : Varanasi

At dawn, we visit the sacred Ganges for a boat ride.

Following the boat ride, we set off on foot to explore the inner city of Varanasi

Evening, we take a short trip to the Buddhist city of Sarnath

Overnight at the Hotel Radisson (Superior Room)

 Varanasi / Bodhgaya (245 Kms) (05 Hrs Drive)

Day 5 : Varanasi / Bodhgaya (245 Kms) (05 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast, we will drive to Bodhgaya.

Upon arrival check in to your Hotel

Bodhgaya - As the place of the Buddha's Enlightenment, Bodhgaya is the spiritual home of Buddhists.

Overnight at Royal Residency (Delux Room)

Tour Cost

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Optional Add-ons

Value Added Optional Tours Available (Request for prices and detailed information):-

  • Private Archeological Heritage Walks, Food Walks, Night Walks, Sufi Walks in Delhi.
  • Visiting a traditional family to witness the live classical music and dance performance in Varanasi.