01: ARRIVAL DELHI
AGRA. Arrive Delhi. meet on arrival by Top Travels Rep. and drive to Agra
(203 kms / 4-5 hrs). Checkin at hotel .O/N Agra.
Day 02: AGRA /VARANASI
After breakfast free for shopping Lunch at hotel,In afternnon visit the
world famous Taj Mahal and drive thru Agra Fort.. After Dinner transfer to
Tundla Railway station to connect train for Vns. (TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON
Day 03: VARANASI
Arrive Varanasi station then trsf to hotel,(We may get rooms after 12:00
hrs,but would try to get few rooms at least to wash & change) Later
Visit SARNATH (where Buddha delivered his first sermon). Then city tour and
some shopping in Varanasi,Overnight at Htl in Vns
Day 04: VARANASI BODHGAYA
Early morning drive 8 hours to Bodhgaya. Check-in at Hotel. Afternoon visit
Mahabodhi Temple & Bodhi Tree, Great Buddha Statue, Niranjana River,
Sujata Temple - which is across the Niranja River & it's 30 minutes walk
through the paddy fields. Also visit various other Buddhist Temples in
Bodhgaya. Overnight at Htl in Bodhgaya.
Day 05: BODHGAYA- RAJGIR - NALANDA - PATNA
Early morning drive to Patna (180 kms / 5) hrs. On the way visit the famous
Santi Stupa (peace pagoda) at Rajgir and proceed to Nalanda (14 kms) which
is the site of the ancient university of the world. On arrival check in at
hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06: PATNA - VAISHALI - KUSHINAGAR
This morning proceed to Kushinagar (260 kms / 6 hrs) enroute visiting
Vaishali, known for the Ashokan Pillar and the Museum. On arrival check into
Day 07: KUSHINAGAR - LUMBINI
Visit Mahaparinirwana Temple (where Buddha took his last breath) and Rambhar
Stupa (cremation site of lord Buddha), Japan Temple.
Afternoon drive 5 hrs to Lumbini (Nepal). While going to Lumbini, stop at
India/Nepal border for Visa/Immigration formalities. Later check-in at
Hotel. 15 Min. drive from the Nepal Border. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
Day 08: LUMBINI-SRAVASTI
Morning visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha. Afternoon leave for
Sravasti. On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel in
Day 09: SRAVASTI - LUCKNOW
Visit Sravasti, where Buddha spent his 24 monsoons, visit Jetvana and Ananda
Bodhi Tree,then Drive 5 hrs to Lucknow Arrive Lucknow. After Dinner at
Lucknow hotel transfer to Railway station to board train to Delhi, Overnight
Day 10 : DELHI - DEPARTURE
Arrive New Delhi station then transfer to hotel. Morning free for shopping &
own activities after Lunch at local restaurant then transfer to Airport to
connect flight for onward destination.