Day 04 : LUCKNOW - VARANASI
Early drive 7 hrs to Varanasi, Check-in at Hotel. Noon Free for shopping etc. O/n stay at Varanasi Hotel
Day 05 : VARANASI (B / L / D)
Early morning Boat ride on River Ganges to see the bathing Ghats. Later Visit SARNATH (where Buddha delivered his first sermon). Afternoon free for your shopping etc, o/n stay at hotel.
Day 06 : VARANASI BODHGAYA (B / L / D)
Drive 7-8 hours / 243 kms to Bodhgaya. Check-in at Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07 : BODHGAYA
Morning 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 stay at Bodhgaya.
Day 08 : BODHGAYA-RAJGIR-NALANDA-PATNA
Morning leave for Rajgir and Nalanda (170 kms / 5 hrs drive), visit Rajgir the Vulture Hill, World Peace Stupa, Bamboo's Garden. Continue to Nalanda to visit the ruins of world oldest University. Later continue drive to Patna and check-in at the Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09 : PATNA - VAISHALI - KUSHINAGAR
Morning proceed to Kushinagar (260 kms / 6 hrs) enroute visit Vaishali. On arrival Check in at the hotel. Overnight at Kushinagar.
Day 10 : KUSHINAGAR LUMBINI
Visit maha parinirwana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of lord Buddha), Japan Temple. Afternoon drive 5 hrs / 170 kms to Lumbini with packed lunch. (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. Noon visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha. Overnight stay at lumbini.
Day 11: LUMBINI-KAPILVASTU-SRAVASTI
After breakfast morning leave for Sravasti, enroute visit Kapilavastu - where Buddhas childhood was spent & also visit ruins of the Palaces. Later continue drive to Sravasti & on arrival check-in at hotel. Later visit Sravasti, where Buddha spent his 24 monsoons, visit Jetvana and Ananda Bodhi Tree. Overnight stay at Sravasti.
Day 12: SRAVASTILUCKNOW-DELHI
Drive 195 kms/ 5-6 hrs to Lucknow. Lunch at Lucknow. Thereafter transfer to Railway station to board shatabdi train to Delhi, Dep. 15:35 hrs. Arrive Delhi 22:05 hrs,Dinner will be served on Board and transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 13: DELHI / DEPARTURE
After breakfast visit the city of Delhi visiting , Lakshmi Narayan temple, Gandhi Museum. Drive past India Gate, Presidents' house "Rashtrapati Bawan", the Government buildings and the Parliament house "Lok Sabha" Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch transfer to Airport to connect flight for onward destination.