Mystical India Tour
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mystical india tour - (003) 08 Nights / 9 Days

Patna-Rajgir-Bodhgaya-Varanasi- Kushinagar-Lumbini-Sravasti- Lucknow

Description Mystical Tour of India provides Buddhist pilgrimage tour in India & Nepal. Buddhism was first introduced to the world in the 6th century BC by Lord Gautama Buddha & now followed world over. It first spread outside the ancient kingdom of Magadha, at the time India already had an established reputation for being a land of pioneers in spiritual and intellectual innovation.

 
Itinerary
 

Day-1 Arrival at Patna (Night Stay)

Arrival at the airport & transfer to hotel, Post lunch move to visit Patna which includes – Patna Museum, Patan Devi temple than proceed to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Patna - Patna is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India. Patna was founded in 490 BCE by the king of Magadha. Ancient Patna, known as Patliputra, was the capital of the Magadha Empire.

Patna Museum - Patna Museum is the state museum of the Indian state of Bihar. Built in 1917 during the British Raj to house the historical artefacts found in the vicinity of Patna, it is in the style of Mughal and Rajput architecture and is known locally as the Jadu Ghar

Patan Devi Temple- Patan Devi, also called Maa Patneshwari, is the oldest and one of the most sacred temples of Patna. It is regarded as one of the 51 Siddha Shakti Pithas in India

 
 

Day-2 Patna – Rajgir (Night Stay) (94 km/02 hrs Approx.)


After B/F Proceed to Rajgir at hotel, Post lunch move to Rajgir sightseeing which includes – Nalanda & Gridhakuta Peak than return to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Rajgir - Rajgir is a city in Nalanda district in the Indian state of Bihar. It was the first capital of the kingdom of Magadha, a state that would eventually evolve into the Mauryan Empire.

Nalanda- One of the oldest universities in the world, ancient Nalanda was spread over a huge area and had served as a learning centre for scholars from as far as Greece. A Buddhist university has been established there recently.

Gridhakuta Peak- Estimated to be a few thousand years old; Rajgir holds an important place is the mythological Mahabharata. Gridhakuta Peak in Rajgir is where Lord Buddha sat with his disciples many a times.

 
 

Day-3 Rajgir – Bodhgaya (Night Stay) (77 km/02 hrs Approx.)


After B/F transfer to Bodhgaya at hotel, Post lunch move to Bodhgaya sightseeing which includes – Mahabodhi temple and Bodhi tree, Tibetan monastery than proceed to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Bodhgaya - Bodhgaya is a religious site and place of Buddhist pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Mahabodhi Temple and Bodhi Tree- Lord Buddha is said to have reached enlightenment under the Bodhi tree, around which the Mahabodhi Temple was built later by King Ashoka.

Tibetan Monastry - Established in the early 1900s, the monastery is home to a “chakra” or wheel that is said to free one of all sins when spun around three times.

 
 

Day-4 Bodhgaya – Varanasi (Night Stay) (255 km/05 hrs. Approx)


After B/F transfer to Varanasi at hotel, Post lunch move to visit Sarnath than proceed to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Varanasi - Varanasi, also known as, Benares, Banaras or Kashi, is an Indian city on the banks of the Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi is the oldest living city of the World.

Sarnath - Feel the tranquility in the Deer park where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after he reached Sarnath from Bodhgaya.

 
 

Day-5 Varanasi (Night Stay)


Awoke up early in the morning for visit Subah – E – Banaras & Bharat Mata temple than return to hotel.

Subah - E - Banaras - Experience for Subah - E - Banaras at Dashshwamedh Ghats and boat ride in the Ganga River & visit Manikarnika ghat, Harishchandra ghat where Hindu dead bodies are consumed into the Ganges.

Bharat Mata temple - Bharat Mata Temple is a unique, has an attractive and huge map of the Mother India on the ground denoting the statue of mother of India. The statue has inimitable design which indicates the Goddess of India for all the religious deities, freedom fighters and leaders.

Post lunch proceed to Varanasi temple tour which includes – Banaras Hindu university, Sankat Mochan temple, Durga temple, Kashi Vishwanath temple & Evening Ganga Arti than proceed to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Banaras Hindu University- Spread over more than a thousand acres, the BHU houses students from different cultures from all over the world.

Sankat Mochan Temple - It is believed that temple has been built on the very spot where Tulsidas had a vision of Hanuman Sankat Mochan Temple was founded by Tulsidas.

Durga temple - Durga temple is also known as the Monkey temple (because of the presence of huge number of monkeys), situated in the Durga Kund, Varanasi. The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Durga.

Kashi Vishwanath Temple- One of the most revered and oldest temples of Hindu believers. A must do when in Varanasi is to visit the Kashi Vishwanath temple. With history that goes back almost four centuries, the city of Kashi is a great remembrance of our history.

Evening Ganga Arti – In the evening visit World famous Ganga Arti at Dashashwamedh Ghats.

 
 

Day-6 Varanasi – Kushinagar (Night Stay) (224 km/ 05 hrs. Approx)


After B/F transfer to Kushinagar at hotel, Post lunch move to visit Monastery & City tour than return to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Travel by road via NH 29 for 240 Km and takes 6 hours to Kushinagar.

Kushinagar - Feel Lord Buddha’s influence in this town, wherein he attained final nirvana (emancipation) before leaving the Universe.

 
 

Day-7 Kushinagar – Lumbini (Night Stay) (143 km/ 03 hrs. Approx)


After B/F move to Lumbini at hotel, Post lunch move to visit Monastery & City tour than return to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Lumbini - Cross the Indian border into Nepal to witness to the Birthplace of Lord Buddha, the father of Buddhism, and observe the many temples dedicated to the Buddha.

 
 

Day-8 Lumbini - Sravasti (Night Stay) (169 km/ 04 hrs. Approx)


After B/F proceed to Sravasti at hotel, Post lunch move to visit Monastery & City tour than return to hotel. Overnight at hotel. Sravasti - Sravasti is considered one of the main sites for Buddhist as well as Jain Pilgrimage. Lord Buddha spent most of his monastic life at Saatchi (or Shrawasthi). Some of the remains belong to the ruler Ashoka’s time as also to Kushana and Gupta Rulers times. The place has two clusters of shrines, namely, Saheth, spread over 35 SKM and Maheth, and spread over 400 Acres and quite a few Stupas (pillars).
 
 

Day-9 Sravasti - Lucknow (246 km/ 03 – 04 hrs. Approx)


After B/F transfer to Airport or Railway Station for return your destination
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Inclusions
Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis
Breakfast as Per Room Type
Nights Stay at 5/4/3 Star Hotel
Meal Plan- CP (Breakfast), AP (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Transport - Small Car (Dezire or similar upto 2 pax)
All Taxes on Cost Given
Not-Included
Any specific meals that not mentioned in itinerary
Monument Entry & Activities Charge
Camera & Video Camera Charge
Any Tips, Drinks & Baverages
Any Kind of Inssurance
Anything That not Mentioned in Itinerary
Guide Service
Single room supplement (single occupancy)
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