Buddhist Circuit by Train

Places covered : Kolkata – Bodhgaya – Nalanda - Rajgir - Varanasi – Lumbini – Sravasti – Lucknow – Agra - Delhi

Durations - 11Nights / 12 Days

Day 01: Arrive Kolkata
Meeting and help on entry and exchange to lodging. Overnight stay at lodging.

Day 02: Kolkata - Gaya (Train No-13009 by Doon Express at 20:30/04:55 hrs)
After breakfast we begin the day with the blossom market, stroll on the renowned Howrah Bridge - It's a deed in current building and innovation. Developed in 1874 over the waterway Hooghly, the scaffold joins the twin urban communities of Howrah as well as Kolkata (Calcutta). In year 1871,, drive pass the Dalhousie Square to see a portion of the Colonial Buildings and Mother Teresa's House. Evening Indian Museum worked in 1874, is the most established historical center in India has one of the uncommon accumulations of archeological things plus Victoria Memorial is an enormous white-marble structure and the value capable stays of the British Raj in India. The structure, which is currently floodlit in the night, gives a captivating site. It has been presently changed over in a historical center. In time exchange to the railroad station to load up train for Gaya. Overnight on board the train.

Day 03: Gaya – Bodhgaya
Land at Gaya station and continue for Bodhgaya. On entry check in at lodging. Later visit The Mahabodhi Temple Complex. Seven spots inside the unpredictable areas are particularly sacrosanct on the grounds that it was at these recognizes that the Buddha spent a week each, thinking, after his Enlightenment. The Bodhi tree - Buddha achieved illumination under this tree and spent the main week after his edification under this tree. Evening allowed to ponder, if one wish to. Overnight stay at lodging.

Day 04: Bodhgaya – Rajgir - Nalanda – Bodhgaya
Morning after breakfast visit Nalanda and Rajgir. Nalanda is the antiquated seat of taking in, the remains of the University uncover that it was the primary International University of the world, where more than 2,000 instructors and 1,000 understudies from everywhere throughout the Buddhist world lived and considered. The exhumed vestiges are astounding, with sanctuaries, cloisters and address lobbies symmetrically spread over a vast region. Rajgir – It is another imperative spot of journey for Buddhists and also Jains. Antiquated Rajgirha, truly the house Kings, was the principal capital of Magadha. Vulture Peak, Ajatsatru Fort, Griddhakuta, are the imperative spots to visit in Rajgir. Later proceed with your drive to Bodhgaya. Overnight stay at lodging.

Day 05: Bodhgaya–Gaya-(Mughal Sarai)-Varanasi   (Train No-12801 by Purushottam Exp at 14:04/17:19 hrs)
Morning after breakfast in time continue for Gaya railroad station to load up train for Varanasi. On landing exchange to lodging. Overnight stay at inn.

Day 06: Varanasi – Gorakhpur  (Train No: 15003 by Chaurichaura Express (00:45/06:36* hrs)
Appreciate an early morning watercraft journey on River Ganges. The Ghats - many stone strides flanking the riverbank - are a unimaginable sight, especially at dawn when a large number of explorers bathe in the profoundly purifying waters. Burial service fires smoke on the riverbank, which is lined with bright sanctuaries. The vessel ride is one of the most ideal ways witness the functions. After the pontoon ride, come back to inn for breakfast. continue for city voyage through this old city incorporates The Bharat Mata Temple, which has a major alleviation guide of India in marble, the Benares Hindu University with its craft exhibition, and the Mosque of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb based in favor of an old Hindu sanctuary, showering Ghats, Kashivishwanath sanctuary and Durgakund. Evening visit Sarnath – where Buddha gave his first sermon in the wake of accomplishing edification in Bodhgaya, today it shows the most extensive remains amongst spots on the Buddhist trail. At Sarnath visit Dhamek Stupa – which is presently an official image of Modern India. Chaukandi Stupa - this stupa was remade by Mughal Emperor Akbar. Dhamarajika Stupa - just the remnants of this stupa worked by Emperor Ashoka can be seen today. Moolgandha Kuti Vihara - worked in later times by the Mahabodhi Society, it has an existence size statue of the ruler Buddha in the Dharmachakra Pravartan structure. The remnants, the archeological gallery and sanctuary are all inside strolling separation. (Sarnath Museum stays shut on each Friday.) In time exchange to the railroad station to load up overnight prepare for Gorakhpur. Overnight on board the train.

Day 07: Gorakhpur – Lumbini     (130 Kms / 3 hrs approx)
Morning after breakfast continue for Lumbini. On entry check in at lodging. Later continue for city voyage through Lumbini going by The Sacred Garden - spread at a region of more than 8 sq km it has every one of the fortunes of the notable region. There are numerous sanctuaries, Monasteries and Stupas worked by different nations. Ashoka column conveying an engraving distinguishing the heavenly site as the origin is arranged close-by the Sacred Garden. Mayadevi Temple houses a bas alleviation portraying the nativity. Late unearthings have turned up a stone bearing a "foot engrave", showing the accurate spot of birth. Puskarni lake is the place Queen Mayadevi, the Buddha's mom, had cleaned up before bringing forth Buddha. Overnight stay at lodging.

Day 08: Lumbini – Sravasti   (250 Kms / 6 hrs approx)
Morning after breakfast continue for Sravasti. On landing check in at inn. Later continue for city visit going to Maheth - covering a territory of around 400 sections of land. Unearthings have uncovered the enormous entryways of the city, defenses furthermore the remains of different structures, which stand confirmation to the thriving of antiquated Sravasti. The Sobhanath Temple is situated here. Pakki Kuti and Kacchi Kuti were most likely Buddhist altars, before they were changed over into Brahmanical sanctuaries. Overnight stay at lodging.

Day 09: Sravasti – Lucknow (175 Kms / 4 hrs approx)
Lucknow– Agra   (Train No: 12003 by Swaran Shatabdi (15:35/19:18 hrs)
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Sravasti – Gonda (65 Kms / 1.4 hrs approx)
Gonda – Agra (Train No: 15707 by KIR ASR Exp (15:20/23:10 hrs)
Morning after breakfast continue for Lucknow/Gonda. On entry exchange specifically to the railroad station to board train for Agra/Tundla. On landing exchange to lodging. Overnight stay at inn.

Day 10: Agra – Delhi (205 Kms / 4 hrs approx)
Early morning visit the flawless Taj Mahal, * - a standout amongst the absolute best compositional landmarks on the planet (an UNESCO World Heritage Site). *Taj Mahal stays shut on Friday. Later invest energy finding the forcing Agra Fort, - an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later continue for Delhi. On landing check in at inn. Overnight stay at inn.

Day 11: In Delhi
Morning after breakfast continue for city voyage through of Old Delhi. Visit the 400-years of age Jama Mosque, the biggest in India, trailed by a cycle rickshaw ride, through the overflowing bazaar. Keep on red Fort, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Toward the evening drive through the Lutyens' Delhi,, Rashtrapati Bhawan, the President's Palace and India Gate, a war dedication curve worked out of appreciation for Indian officers who lost their lives in World War –I. Investigate the really popular Humayun's Tomb,, an UNESCO World Heritage Site and finish the visit at Qutab Minar,, an UNESCO World Heritage Site-the tallest block minaret on the planet, at 238 feet (72m). Overnight stay at inn.

Day 12: Depart Delhi
End of our administrations with takeoff exchange to the global airplane terminal to load up flight for your forward destination.