Dambadiva Pilgrimage Tours (Varanasi) - 7Nights / 8Days

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
       
       
       

 


  • FLIGHT SCHEDULE
       
       
       
       
       

ITINERARY


Day 01 : Arrive Varanasi   (L/D)

   

Arrive Varanasi Apt, meet and assistance on arrival

Transfer to hotel. Check in & Lunch

Later 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 (248 km /6hrs) (B/L/D)

   

Early Morning Boat Ride at River Ganges

Later drive to Bodhgaya.

After lunch visit Niranjana River, Sujata Temple, Kusha Gras Temple and Dungeshwari caves.

Overnight stay at Hotel.


Day 03 : Bodhgaya   (B/L/D)

   

Morning visit Mahabodhi Temple.

Offer Milk Rice to Sri Maha Bodhi Tree and Observe Sil.

After Breakfast attend to Sath Sathi Vandana.

After Lunch back to Mahabodhi Temple Evening attend to Bodhi Pooja.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Bodhgaya Hotel.


Day 04 : Bodhgaya - Rajgir (Nalanda) (1hrs / 56 Min) (B/L/D)
    Kushinager - Lumbini (141 km/3 hrs,40 Min)  

   

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

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

Lunch at Rajgir.

After Lunch drive to Patna. overnight stay at hotel.


Day 05 :

Bodhgaya - Rajgir (Nalanda)

Kushinager - Lumbini

(1hrs / 56 Min)

(141 km/3 hrs,40 Min)

(B/L/D)

   

After breakfast visit Vaishali Stupa and Ashoka Pillar, Drive to Kushinagar.

On arrival, Visit Maha Parinirwana Temple (where Buddha took his last breath) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha) & Japan Temple.

After Lunch Drive to Lumbini.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.


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

   

After early breakfast Visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha.

Visit Maya Devi Temple and Ashokan Pillar.

After Lunch Drive to Sravasti.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.


Day 07 : Sravasti-Varanasi (325 Kms/08 hrs) (B/L/D)

   

After Breakfast visit Sravasti, where Buddha spent his 24 monsoons,

visit Jetvana and Ananda Bodhi Tree,

After lunch drive to Varanasi.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.


Day 08 : Varanasi- Colombo   (B)

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

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
+94 112 688 154-8
 
F
+94 112 688 175
 
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 +94 112 688 154-8
  F +94 112 688 175
  E pasindu@boctravels.com

     
Hotel Names
   
Bodhgaya 

Sujatha / Dhamma Grand / Bodhgaya Regency
   
Lumbini 

Nirwana / Red Sun Resort
    Varanasi  The Amaya/Costa Rivera/ Costa River/Silk Cty
   
Sravasthi

Lotus Nikko / Sravasti Residency / Hotel Platinum
   
Patna 

Pataliputhra Continental / The Panache
       
Special Events
 
  • Half Day Sil Program at Gaya
  Attend to Pirith at Saranath
  aa Offer Heel Danaya to Sri Lanka Monks at Mahabodhi Society.
 
Package Includes
 
    Return Air Tickets
 
    Hotel Accommodation On Sharing Basis
  All Meals As Per The Itinerary
  a Double Entry Indian Visa Fees
  d All Entrance Fees
  sd
    Transport by A/C Delux Coach
  ss Singhala Speaking Tour Guide For All Tours More Than 20 Passengers
  ss English speaking Accompanying  Guide
  ss Bottled Drinking Water
  ss
    Medical Insurance for Passengers age below 75 Yrs.