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Day 01:Delhi (Arrival):

Upon arrival at the Delhi airport, meet our tour representative who'll escort you to the hotel.

Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 02:Delhi Local Sight seen –Agra 200 Km :

Post breakfast in the morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Delhi. The attractions that you will visit include Red Fort, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Humayun's Tomb and Gandhiji's Memorial. Later Further we continue our drive to Agra, It achieved prominence as the capital of the Mughal Emperors from the year 1526 to 1628, Visit Taj Mahal

Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 03: Agra – Varanasi By train :

Early morning post breakfast We will also visit Agra fort ,Sikandara, Akbar's tomb.. Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb, built by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628. In afternoon Further drive to Railway station /airport to catch the train to Varanasi

Over night in train.

Day 04: Arrive -Varanasi:

On reaching Varanasi airport, get transferred to the hotel. Post lunch, leave by road for Sarnath, famous for Dhamekh Stupa, where Buddha delivered his first sermon.

Overnight at the hotel in Varanasi.

Day 05: Varanasi - Patna:

After breakfast, proceed to Patna by road, 80 km.
Arrive in Patna and check into hotel.
Patna is Bihar's capital city and can be used as a base to visit the Buddhist sites of Vaishali and Kesariya. It also rests on its ancient past as Pataliputra, the capital of the various dynasties that ruled over the region.
After lunch, take a local sightseeing tour of Patna. This would include: Golghar (built as a granary), Gandhi Museum, Patna Museum, Har Mandir Takht, Qila House or Jalan Museum with some really rare relics like Napolean's bed and Marie Antoinette's porcelain; and the ruins of Pataliputra

Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 06: Patna - Vaishali - Kesariya:

In the wee hours of the morning, enjoy a boat ride through the river Ganges. Post breakfast, explore the fabulous temples of Varanasi which include the Bharat Mata Temple and Vishwanath Temple etc. Later, return to the hotel for dinner

Overnight stay

Day 07: Varanasi – Bodhgaya :

Post breakfast ttart the sightseeing excursion to nearby places such as Rajgir, Nalanda, Venevamas and Sapta Pari Cave. First, visit Rajgir, where Buddha spent 12 years after the attainment of Nirvana. Thereafter, proceed to Nalanda, one of India's greatest ancient universities. Later, return back to the hotel

Overnight stay.

Day 08: Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar:

Start your day with a visit to Vaishali, an important Buddhist destination. It is the place where Lord Buddha delivered his final sermon and attained Parinirvana here. Later, set out to explore some important landmarks such as Chaumukhi, Ashok Pillar and Lotus Tank. Thereafter, drive to Kushinagar

Overnight stay.

Day 09 : Kushinagar - Lumbini:

Post breakfast in the morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Kushinagar which include the Mahaparinirvana Temple. Later, visit the Japanese and Sri Lankan Buddhist monasteries to get a deep insight into Buddhism. Later, you will be transferred to the hotel .

Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 10: Sravasti to Allahabad :

Early morning post breakfast drive to Allahabad airport , take flight to delhi ,on arrival at delhi check in at hotel

Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 11: Departure from Delhi:

After breakfast leave the hotel and get transferred to the international airport to board flight for onward destination.

Tour End.

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