Dambadiva Pilgrimage Tours - 12 Days / 11 Nights

A must its said that for all Buddhists during their life to visit the four main places, namely, Lumbini – the birthplace of Buddha; Bodhgaya – where Buddha attained enlightenment; Sarnath – where Buddha gave his first discourse of Dhamma to the world; and Kushinagar – place of Buddha’s Maha Parinibbana.


TOUR OPERATING DATES - 2018
OCTOBER
BOC Travels 14 Oct 2018 : 25 Oct 2018
BOC Travels 11 Nov 2018 : 22 Nov 2018

Rs. 172,000/=

* Per Passenger



  • FLIGHT SCHEDULE
    UL 149   Colombo - Varanasi   0935 - 1300
    UL 196   Delhi - Colombo   1845 - 2225

ITINERARY

         
Day 01 : Colombo - Varanasi  
(L/D)
 

Arrive Varanasi Airport. Meet and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel for Lunch

After Lunch visit Sarnath along with Pirith Ceremony (where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon). Also visit Sarnath Museum and Stupa.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 02 : Varanasi/Bodhgaya (255 km/5 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Bodhgaya on arrival Bodhgaya transfer to hotel,

Lunch at Hotel, evening visit Mahabodhi Temple.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Bodhgaya

         
Day 03 : Bodhgaya – Observe Sil (400 Kms/08-09 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

Morning visit Mahabodhi Temple. Offer Milk Rice to Bodhi Tree and Observe Sil.

Full day on Sil at Bodhgaya.

Evening sight scene at Niranjana River, Sujata Temple - which is across the Niranjana river & it's 30 minutes walk,Then visit Dungeshwari Caves. Evening visit Bahabodhi Temple.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.

         
Day 04 : Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda – Rajgir (170 km/7 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

Early Morning offer Heel Danaya to Sri Lanka Monks at Mahabodhi Society.

After breakfast drive to Rajgir.

Visit Gijjakuta (Vulture Hill), hot spring in Rajgir, World Peace Stupa, Valuvana (Bamboo's Garden). After lunch visit Nalanda to see ruins of world oldest University.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel Rajgir.

         
Day 05 : Rajgir - Vaishali-Kushinagar (225 Kms/08 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Vaishali stupa and Ashoka Pillar, Hot Lunch at Vaishali.

After Lunch drive to Kushinagar on arrival Kushinagar transfer to the Hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Kushinagar

         
Day 06 : Kushinagar – Lumbini (180 Kms/05 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast visit Maha Parinirwana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha) & Japan Temple.

After lunch drive 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 stay at hotel.

         
Day 07 : Lumbini - Sravasti (225 Kms/06 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha. Visit Maya Devi Temple and Ashokan Pillar.

After lunch drive to Sravasti. On arrival check in at hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 08 : Sravasti - Lucknow (170 Kms/05 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast visit Sravasti, where Buddha spent his 24 monsoons, visit Jetvana and Ananda Bodhi Tree & Attend to the Bodhi Pooja.

After lunch drive to Lucknow. On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 09 : Lucknow - Sankasiya - Agra (400 Kms/08-09 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Agra. Enroute visit Sankasiya Stupa and Pillar. Hot lunch at Sankasiya. On arrival check in at hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 10 : Agra - Delhi (205 Kms/05-06 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast visit world famous Taj Mahal and drive Past Red Fort. After lunch drive to Delhi. On arrival check in at hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 11 : Delhi  
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast visit Shakati Pithan, where Sathipattana Suttra held (Greater Kailash), National Museum to see Budhist Relices, drive past Indian Gate, Parliament house and President house.After lunch free for shopping.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 12 : Delhi - Colombo  
(B/L)
 

After breakfast free for leisure. After lunch on time departure transfer to airport to board the flight for onward journey.

         

- End of the Tour  -

 
 
Contact Details :
 
    Ashoka Hettiarachchi 
Assistant Manager - Tours
1st Floor, Bank Of Ceylon, Super Grade Branch Building, Baseline Road, Col – 08
M : 
+94 702 942 864 | T: +94 11 2688154-8
E : ashoka@boctravels.com
     
    Pasindu Dissanayaka
Tours Executive
1st Floor, Bank Of Ceylon, Super Grade Branch Building, Baseline Road, Col – 08
M : 
+94 702 812 955 | T: +94 11 2688154 - 8
E : pasindu@boctravels.com
     
     
 
Hotel Names
  - Bodhgaya
:
Sujatha – Old Wing
  - Varanasi
:
The Amaya / Grape Wine / HHI
  - Kushinagar
:
Lotus Nikko / Om Residency
  - Delhi
:
SK Premium Park
  - Rajgir : Gargi Gautam Vihar
  - Lucknow
:
Golden Tulip / Lineage
  - Lumbini
:
Nirwana / Red sun Resort
  - Sravasthi
:
Lotus Nikko / Pawan Palace / Lotus Sutra
  - Agra
:
Crystal Sarovar Premium / Ramada Plaza / Clarks Shiraz
     
 
Special Events
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  • Sil Program at Gaya
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  • Attend to Pirith at Saranath
  - Offer Heel Danaya to Sri Lanka Monks at Mahabodhi Society.
   
 
Package Includes
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  • Return Air Tickets
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  • Hotel Accommodation On Sharing Basis
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  • All Meals As Per The Itinerary
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  • Double Entry Indian Visa Fees
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  • All Entrance Fees
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  • Transport by A/C Delux Coach
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  • Singhala Speaking Tour Guide For All Tours More Than 20 Passengers
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  • English speaking Accompanying  Guide
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  • Bottled Drinking Water
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  • Medical Insurance for Passengers age below 75 Yrs.