Ladakh Buddhist Sectors Tours
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LORD BUDDHA I
Duration: 06 Nights / 07Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Patna - Delhi.
Area: Uttar Pradesh / Bihar
Day 01: Arrive Delhi:
Assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel .Full day sightseeing of new and old Delhi. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Delhi-Varanasi (fly 1hr 15min):
Transfer to airport for flight to Varanasi. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Sarnath and the Ganges. Sarnath, the place where Buddha preached his first sermon or Maha Dharma Chakra Pravartan (To Set in Motion the Wheel of Law) at the Deer Park, is 10 km from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Emperor Ashoka also paid visit to this holy site in 234 BC and erected a stupa to commemorate the event. Later, several Buddhist structures were raised here from the 3rd century BC to the 11th century AD. Visit Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamek Stupa, Mulgandha Kuti Vihar and Sarnath Museum. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Varanasi - Bodhgaya (drive 9-10hrs):
In the morning leave for Bodhgaya by road. On arrival check in to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Bodhgaya-Ragjir (drive 2-3hrs):
Morning sightseeing of bodhgaya, after which drive on to rajgir visiting the sights . On arrival check in to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Rajgir - Patna(drive 3-4hrs):
Morning leave for Patna stopping at Nalanda on the way to vist the university ruins,museum,huein tsang memorial halland the nave nalanda mahavira.On the arrival in the patna check in to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Patna - Delhi(fly2hrs):
Transfer to the airport for the flight to delhi . On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Departure Delhi:
Day free till transfer to airport for international connection.
IN THE FOOT STEPS OF LORD BUDDHA II
Duration: 09 Nights / 10 Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Patna - Rajgir - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Sarnath - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Sravasti - Lucknow - Delhi.
Day 01: Delhi:
Arrive Delhi. Half day sightseeing of the city.
Day 02: Delhi / Patna / Rajgir:
Leave Delhi for Patna by air. Drive to Rajgir enroute visit Nalanda..Nalanda-a great center of Buddhist learning and one of the most famed university citadels of ancient times Overnight Rajgir.
Day 03: Rajgir/Bodhgaya:
Morning vist Vulture peak, a historic road leads to Gridhakuta or vultures peak where the Buddha preached. Here the first Buddhist Council was held after the Lord's Mahaparinirvana. After the sightseeing drive to Bodhgaya where the Buddha attained enlightenment and which is one of the most sacred pilgrimage place for the Buddhist.. Arrive in Bodhgaya and overnight in Bodhgaya.
Day 04: Bodhgaya:
Sightseeing of Bodhgaya visiting Mahabodhi temple,Sujata where lady offered milk to Lord Buddha and various temples. Overnight in Bodhgaya.
Day 05: Bodhgaya / Varanasi:
Morning leave Bodhgaya for Varanasi by surface. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath. Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 06: Varanasi / Sarnath / Kushinagar:
Early morning boat ride on the river Ganges to see the sunrise and the bathing Ghats of an ancient Hindu city. Later leave Varanasi for Kushinagar. Overnight in Kushinagar.
Day 07: Kushinagar / Lumbini:
Leave Kushinagar for Lumbini (in Nepal) by surface. Sightseeing of Lumbini where Lord was born. Emperor Ashoka, in the twenty first year after his coronation, visited this Birthplace and raised a pillar on the spot. Overnight Lumbini.
Day 08: Lumbini/Sravasti:
Morning drive to Sravasti(Sahet-Mahet) .Sravasti , the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Kosala, an active centre for Buddhism. This is the place where Buddha spent 24 rainy seasons in the Jetavana Gardens, delivered sermons and performed some miracles.Visit Temple No.-2, Temple No.3 and Anand Bodhi Tree.
Day 09: Sravasti/Lucknow / Delhi:
Leave for Lucknow to catch flight for Delhi . Upon arrival transfer to hotel, Overnight in Delhi.
Day 10: Delhi:
Morning free to self activates and evening departure to the airport according to your flight time.
AJANTA AND ELLORA
Duration: 05 Nights / 06 Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Aurangabad - Agra - Delhi.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi:
Arrival transfer and check into the hotel. Overnight Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi - Aurangabad:
Late in the morning transfer to the airport for afternoon flight to Aurangabad. On arrival, meet and assistance at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Evening at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Aurangabad:
After breakfast - proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Ajanta Caves. Situated almost 110 kms north of Aurangabad are the clusters of 30 rock - hewn caves of more than 2000 years old. You can see the cave paintings recount the life of Lord Buddha and the tales of this price’s earthly experience. Evening at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Aurangabad - Delhi:
After breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Ellora Caves. Situated about 40 kms from the city - unlike Ajanta, Ellora’s shrines are not exclusively Buddhist, but of the Hindu and Jain faiths as well. After sightseeing return back to the hotel for check out. Later transfer to the airport for flight back to Delhi.
Day 05: Delhi: Delhi/Agra/Delhi:
Same day excursion to Taj Mahal(Agra) TAJ MAHAL: Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist's visit to Agra. Built by Shah Jahan, the Taj is a white marble memorial to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. And visit Agra Fort. Overnight Delhi.
Day 06: Depart Delhi:
Departure transfer to the International airport for onward journey.
DHARAMSALA COMBINED WITH GOLDEN TEMPLE
Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days
Places to Visit: Delhi - Amritsar - Dharamsala.
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi:
Arrival assistance and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi:
After breakfast sightseeing of India gate, Qutab Minar, Lotus temple, Humayun Tomb, Red fort and Jama masjid. Overnight Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi/Amritsar:
Morning departure to station or airport. Arrival assistance at Amritsar and transfer to the hotel. Evening visit Wagah Border and Golden Temple. Overnight Amritsar.
Day 04: Amritsar/ Dharamsala:
After breakfast drive to Dharamsala. On arrival check into the hotel. Evening explore busy McLeod Gang market. Overnight Dharamsala.
Day 05: Dharamsala:
Early breakfast visit Kangra Fort and Kangra Art Museum. The museum also includes a gallery of Kangra’s famous miniature paintings and a representative collection of sculptures, pottery and anthropological items.
Lunch at Norling café. After lunch visit Norbulingka Institute, Dolmaling Nunnery and Guyato Monastery. Overnight Dharamsala.
Day 06: Dharamsala:
After breakfast visit Tibetan Medical Astrology, Tibet Museum, Gangchen kyishong where Central Tibetan Administration, Tibetan Library and Nechung Monastery. Afternoon visit Namgyal Monastery and free to explore by self. Overnight Dharamsala.
Day 07: Dharamsala:
Morning visit St. John Church in Wilderness, TCV school (Tibetan Children’s Village), Dal lake, Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts and Bhagsu Waterfall. Evening transfer to the train station or bus.
Day 08: Arrival at Delhi:
Arrival assistance and transfer to the hotel. Day free for shopping and explore by self. Overnight Delhi.
Day 09: Depart Delhi:
Departure transfer to the airport for onward journey.
ladakh is always in my heart, and i want to thank you for the good service you provided to us, so that we could enjoy the stay and the travels into ladakh, to Nubra valley in particular . the taxi driver was a real friend to us, and always felt among friend anywhere, please say hallo also to the nice guys of the German Backery near your agency, and also the guys of bike-renting that you suggested to me.
hope coming again
roberto and cristina bologna italy
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