Day 01: ARRIVAL DELHI
AGRA. Arrive Delhi. meet on arrival by Holiday Link 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 EVERY FRIDAY).
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- KUSHINAGAR
Early morning drive to Kushinagar with hot lunch on way. On arrival checkin at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06: KUSHINAGAR LUMBINI
Visit mahaparinirwana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) 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 Htl.
Day 07: LUMBINI-SRAVASTI
Noon visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha. Afternoon leave for Sravasti. On arrival checkin at hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Sravasti.
Day 08: 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 in Train
Day 09: DELHI/DEPARTURE
Arrive Dellhi station then trsf to hotel. Morning free for shopping & own activities after Lunch at local restaurant then transfer to Airport to connect flight for onward destination.