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 - 2020
       
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  • FLIGHT SCHEDULE

ITINERARY

         
Day 01 : Arrive Varanasi By AI-695 at 1240 PM
(L/D)
 

Arrive Varanasi Apt, meet and assistance and transfer to hotel after Lunch.

visit Sarnath along with Pirith Ceremony (where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon)

Also visit Sarnath Museum (every friday is closed) and Stupa.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 02 : Varanasi-Bodhgaya (255 km/7 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

Early morning boat ride on river Ganges to see the bathing Ghats,

Breakfast at Hotel,after breakfast drive to Bodhgaya on arrival Bodhgaya transfer to Hotel

overnight stay at Bodhgaya

         
Day 03 : Bodhgaya  
(B/L/D)
 

After Breakfast Morning visit Mahabodhi Temple for SIL & Bodhi Tree, Great Buddha Statue, Niranjana River, Sujata Temple - which is across the Niranjana river & it's 30 minutes walk.

Lunch at hotel. 

Dinner and overnight stay at Bodhgaya.

         
Day 04 : Bodhgaya-Rajgir-Nalanda-Patna (170 km/6 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Patna enroute visit Rajgir - the vulture Hill, hot spring in Rajgir, world peace Stupa, Bamboo's Garden.

After that visit Nalanda to the ruins of world oldest University.  

After Lunch drive to Patna.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Patna

         
Day 05 : Patna-Vaishali-Kushinagar (225 Kms/07 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Kushinagar enroute visit 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 on arrival transfer to Hotel

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel at Lumbini.

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

After breakfast visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha. 

Visit Maya Devi Temple and Ashokan Pillar.

afterLunch drive on arrival transfer to hotel,

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel at Sravasti.

         
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.,

After Lunch drive to Luckow on arrival Transfer to Hotel

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel at Lucknow.

         
Day 09 : Lucknow-Sankasiya-Agra (350 km/8 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 at Agra

         
Day 10 : Agra-Delhi (210 Kms/05 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast visit world famous Taj Mahal (every friday is closed) and Agra Fort,

After Lunch drive to Agra on arrival check in at hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel Delhi

         
Day 11 : Delhi  
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast visit National Museum (every Monday is closed), drive Past India Gate, parliament house and President House,Shakti Pithan,

after Lunch Free for shopping

Dinner & overnight stay at Delhi

         
Day 12 : Delhi – Colombo Departure (by AI 281 at 1610 pm)
(B)
 

Breakfast at Hotel,

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 / Bodhgaya Regency / Dhamma Grand / Maya Heritage
  - Varanasi
:
The Amaya / Costa Rivera
  - Kushinagar
:
Om Residency / Lotus Nikko
  - Delhi
:
Hotel La (4* Deluxe) / Anila
  - Patna : Pataliputra Continental/The Panache
  - Lucknow
:
Lineage
  - Lumbini
:
Red sun Resort / Nirvana
  - Sravasthi
:
Lotus Nikko Hotel / Pawan palace / Hotel Platinum
  - Agra
:
Crystal Sarovar Premier
     
 
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 ( Sri Lanka Passports)
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  • All Entrance Fees
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  • Transport by A/C Delux Coach(45 Seater)
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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. (Sri Lanka Passport)