The Buddhist pilgrimage tour of India and Nepal 

Places Visited

Lucknow- Sarvasti-Lumbini – Kushinagar-Vaishali-Nalanda-Rajgir-Bodgaya-Varanasi 

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Delhi International Airport - Stay at Delhi

Arrive at Delhi airport. On Arrival Meet, Greet and assist by Yolo India representative an transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi / Lucknow (By Flight) / Drive to Sravasti (180 Kms Drive)

Breakfast at hotel. Later check out and drive to airport to connect the flight for Lucknow. On arrival Lucknow drives to Sravasti (180 Kms, 4:30 hrs). Arrival Sravasti, on arrival check in at to hotel. Overnight in a hotel at Sravasti. 

Day 03: Sravasti to Lumbini (190 Kms)

Breakfast at hotel. After Breakfast check out from hotel and visit Jetvanaram and Angulimal Caves. After Sightseeing drive to Lumbini (190 Kms, 5 – 6 hrs). Lumbini is at Nepal. Arrival Lumbini, transfer to hotel, check-in. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Note: Please be informed Lumbini is located in Nepal so you will require a Multiple Entry Visa for India. A Nepal entry visa fee is 25 USD fees which are paid by guest directly. Please carry Passport and 02 Photos.

Day 04: Lumbini to Kushinagar (130 Kms Drive)

Breakfast at hotel then visit birth place of Lord Buddha. After Sightseeing drive to Kushinagar (130 Kms, 4 hrs). Arrival Kushinagar, transfer to Mahaparinirvana temple and Rambhar Stupa (Cremation center). Check-in hotel. Overnight at hotel. 

Day 05: Kushinagar to Patna via Vaishali (280 Kms Drive)

Breakfast at hotel. After Breakfast check out from hotel and then drive to Patna (280 Kms, 07 hrs). En route visit Vaishali.

Arrival Patna, check-in hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06: Patna-Nalanda-Rajgir-Bodhgaya

Breakfast at hotel then drive to Nalanda (85 Kms), visit ruins of ancient Nalanda university. Late Drive to Rajgir (15 Kms), visit Gridhkuta Peak,  Venuvanaram and Bimbisara Jail. Drive to Bodhgaya. Arrival Bodhgaya (65 Kms), transfer to hotel. Overnight in a hotel at Bodhgaya.

Day 07: Bodhgaya

Breakfast at the hotel. Later full day sightseeing at Bodhgaya, visiting places like Mahabodhi temple, Sujata Village, Niranajana River. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 08: Bodhgaya to Varanasi (250 Kms Drive)

Breakfast at hotel then drive to Varanasi (250 kms). Enroute visit Sarnath (14 Kms), Visit Dhamekha Stupa and Deer Park. Back to Varanasi. Evening Ganges Aarti at Varanasi. Overnight in a hotel at Varanasi. 

Day 09: Varanasi / Delhi (By Flight) - Tour Ends

Early morning proceed for boat ride on holy river the Ganges with picturesque view of sunrise. Back hotel for breakfast, after breakfast at hotel then drive to Varanasi airport to connect the flight for Delhi. On arrival Delhi proceed to connect the flight for onward destination.

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