Duration :19 Nights / 20 Days
Places Covered : Kolkata - Bodhgaya- Rajgir - Nalanda University - Patna- Varanasi - Sarnath - Varanasi- Allahabad - Kanpur- Sankisa-Lucknow- Shravasti-Lumbini- Kushnagar-Vaishali-Patna- Kolkata
DAY 01:ARRIVAL AT KOLKATA AT 01.15 HRS KOLKATA - BODHGAYA BY OVERNIGHT TRAIN DEP 20.35 HRS
Arrive at Kolkata Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport at 01.15 Hrs .On arrival you are met and transferred to hotel. After lunch visit India Museum.Take overnight train to Bodhgaya doon express at 20.35 Hrs.
DAY 02: ARRIVE BODHGAYA AT 04.55 HRS
On arrival met and transferred to hotel.Check In at hotel
DAY 03: BODHGAYA
Visit Mahabodhi Temple, Nirajana River, Sujata Village and Monastries of different countries. Keep enough time for religious activities. Overnight at Bodhgaya
DAY 04: BODHGAYA
Sightseeing of Bodhgaya. Overnight at Bodhgaya.
Drive to Rajgir, On arrival check in at hotel in Rajgir. Overnight at Rajgir
Visit Gridhrakuta Hill, Venuvana Vihara, Saptaparnaguha(cave), and other Buddhist sites in Rajgir. Overnight at Rajgir
DAY 07: RAJGIR - NALANDA UNIVERSITY - PATNA
Morning leave Rajgir and go to Nalanda,visit remains of Nalanda University then take bus to Patna. Stay at hotel in Patna.
DAY 08: PATNA - SARNATH ( VARANASI )
Morning visit Patna Museum, after lunch go to Varanasi Sarnath, stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
DAY 09:VARANASI - SARNATH - VARANASI
Visit Dhameck Stupa and Buddhist ruins, Chaukhandi Stupa, Archeological Museum. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 10:VARANASI - ALLAHABAD - KANPUR
Early Morning see sunrise in boat on Ganga river, After breakfast, Go by bus to Allahabad. Visit the Sangam and have lunch. Then go to Kanpur. Stay at hotel in Kanpur.
Morning drive to Sankisa, visit Buddhist remains in Sankisa and take luch, then go by bus to Lucknow. Stay at hotel in Lucknow.
DAY 12: LUCKNOW-SHRAVASTI
Morning visit a Buddhist temple in Lucknow then go by bus to Shravasti. Stay at Korea temple in Shravasti.
Visit Saheth ruins, Anada Bodhi Tree and old city ruins of Shravasti. Stay at Korea temple.
DAY 14: SHRAVASTI-LUMBINI
Drive to Lumbini, Stay overnight at Korea Temple in Lumbini.
Visit the Birth Place of Lord Buddha, Mahamaya temple, Ramagrama Stupa and other Buddhist sites around Lumbini.
DAY 16: LUMBINI-KUSHNAGAR
Morning go by bus to Kushnagar. Stay at Linh Son Bhddhist temple (Vietnam temple).
DAY 17: KUSHNAGAR
Visit Mahaparinirvana Temple, Ramabhar Stupa and Mathakuar temple.
DAY 18:KUSHNAGAR-VAISHALI-PATNA - KOLKATA BY VIBHUTI EXPRESS DEP 22.35 HRS
Early Morning go by bus to Vaishali. Visit Kolhua Complex and other Buddhist ruins. Then go to Patna. Take a overnight train from Patna to Kolkata.(ASR HWH MAIL or VIBHUTI EXPRESS)
DAY 19: ARRIVE KOLKATA 07.55 HRS
Shopping and take rest at Hotel.Visit Chinatown and Chinese Buddhist Temple. At evening 8 Member go to Airport. 00:30, 24 Feb 2012 take MU556 of China Eastern Airlines return to Kunming, China. Six member stay at hotel in Kolkata.
DAY 20 : KOLKATA
After breakfest all people left go to airport, take airplane of Kingfisher (11:00 am) to Bangkok, Thailand.