Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Get on board the Maha Parinirvan Special at the Safdarjung Station in Delhi
as the train is about to leave for Gaya. The dinner will be served on board
Day 02 : Gaya
You begin your day with your arrival in Gaya which is a religious city and
its proximity to Bodhgaya makes it even more attractive as a destination.
You'll be transferred to the hotel in the morning. Freshen up for the day as
we get your breakfast ready. Today we are scheduled to visit the Bodhgaya
temples and other attractions. We have made arrangements for your lunch
whereas your dinner will be served at the hotel in the night. Your overnight
stay has been planned at the hotel itself. So, have a nice sleep in the
soothing environment of Bodhgaya.
Day 03 : Rajgir Nalanda
It's your second morning in the religious city of Gaya and we believe that
you are getting into the skin of your spiritual journey. Have your breakfast
as you need to store some energy for the hectic day that you are going to
have. Let's leave for the historic journey of Rajgir and Nalanda after which
we'll get back to Gaya so that you can get on with your onward journey to
the holy and eternal city Varanasi.
Day 04 : Varanasi
Though you are getting into a spiritual mode by now, yet the fact that will
strike you the most is the fact that each of these cities is holy in its own
way and that no two days of your journey are same. You'll be transferred to
the hotel after your arrival in Varanasi. Your breakfast will be served at
the hotel after which we'll go for a sightseeing tour of Sarnath. At no time
in your journey you'll be inconvenienced by our breaks for lunch and dinner
as we have scheduled these in such a manner so that the religious tour is
not affected. After the Sarnath leg of our tour is over, we'll leave
Varanasi for Gorakhpur in the later part of the day.
Day 05 : Gorakhpur - Kushinagar
The train journey that has been arranged for you is so comfortable that you
are unlikely to feel any fatigue when you arrive at Gorakhpur. Yet,
arrangements have been made to transfer you to the hotel so that you can get
yourself ready for the day. Have your breakfast and we'll get moving for our
visit to the Kushinagar pilgrimage sites. Your overnight stay has been
scheduled at the hotel in Gorakhpur.
Day 06 : Gorakhpur - Lumbini - Gorakhpur
You'll need to wake up a bit early as we'll go for a tour of Lumbini after
you've had your early breakfast. Lumbini is situated in Nepal and is a very
sacred Buddhist site. Later we'll leave for Gonda from Gorakhpur.
Day 07 : Gonda - Sravasti - Gonda
Gonda is our next base camp from where we'll tour the holy Buddhist site
Sravasti. But first we'll transfer you to the hotel where we'll serve you
the breakfast. Now we'll go for a sightseeing tour of Sravasti which was a
developed town during Lord Buddha's time. We'll be get back to Gonda since
now we have to leave for Agra by train.
Day 08 : Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi
Welcome to the historic city of Agra and as we transfer you to the hotel,
conjure up some vivid images of Agra and specially Taj Mahal to get yourself
in the mood for the rest of the day. We'll serve you the breakfast at the
hotel after which we'll leave for a sightseeing tour of some of the most
magical monuments at Agra and Fatehpur Sikri. After you are through with the
tour, we'll serve you the lunch after which we'll leave Agra for Delhi.
You'll arrive at the Safdarjung stationin Delhi at about 1800 hrs.