India is justly proud of her rich wildlife, and our 17-day journey provides a glimpse of the abundant variety of fauna to be found in northern India, with visits to the world-famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, and the Ranthambhor reserve in Rajasthan, as well as including the major historical sites in the region.
Day 1 : ARRIVE IN DELHI
Arrival at New Delhi International airport, welcome and assistances then transfer to Hotel. Overnight in a hotel at Delhi .
Day 2 : DELHI TOUR-LUCKNOW BY TRAIN & LUCKNOW-SARAVASTI
Early morning transfer to New Delhi railway station with pack breakfast to lucknoiw, leaving New Delhi at 0615 hrs. Arrival Lucknow at 1230 hrs. Transfer to hotel for Lunch then, drive to Sravasti (180 Kms, 4:30 hrs). Arrival Sravasti, transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Sravasti.
Day 3 : SARAVASTI-LUMBINI
Breakfast at hotel then visit Jetvanaram and Angulimal Caves. Back to hotel for lunch after lunch drive to Lumbini( 190kms, 5 - 6 hrs). Lumbini is at Nepal. Arrival Lumbini, transfer to hotel, check-in, Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 4 : LUMBINI–KUSHINAGAR
Breakfast at hotel then visit birth place of Lord Buddha. Lunch will be served at Hotel. After lunch drive to Kushinagar (130 kms, 4 hrs). Arrival Kushinagar, transfer to Mahaparinirvana temple and Ramabha Stupa (Cremation centre). Check-in hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 5 :KUSHINAGAR-VAISHALI-PATNA
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Patna (280 kms, 07 hrs) with pack lunch, enroute visit Vaishali. Arrival Patna, check-in hotel, dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 6 :PATNA–RAJGIR–NALANDA-BODHGAYA
Nalanda - Buddhist pilgrimageBreakfast at hotel then drive to Nalanda (85 kms), visit ruins of ancient university. Lunch will be served at Nalanda tourist cafeteria. After lunch drive to Rajgir (15 kms), visit Gridhkuta Peak, Venuvanaram and Bimbisara Jail. Drive To Bodhgaya. Arrival Bodhgaya (65 kms), transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Bodhgaya.
Day 7 :BODHGAYA
Full day sightseeings at Bodhgaya, visiting places like Mahabodhi temple, Sujata Village, Niranajana River.All meals and overnight at hotel.
Day 8 :BODHGAYA– VARANASI
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Varanasi (250 kms). On arrival check in to the hotel and then proceed to Sarnath (14 kms), Visit Dhamekha Stupa and Deer park. Back to Varanasi. Check-in hotel, Dinner and overnight in a hotel at Varanasi.
Day 9 : VARANASI– DELHI BY FLIGHT–DEPARTURE
Early morning boat ride on the holy river Ganges, back to hotel for Breakfast. After breakfast free for shopping, Varanasi is famous for its silk products. Lunch at hotel timely transfer to airport to catch flight for Delhi. On arrival Delhi direct proceed to Dinner at a local Restaurant and then departure transfer to airport to catch the onward flight.