BUDDHIST & GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR
(11 Nights/12 Days–Ex-Kolkata)
Day 01:Arrive Kolkata
Upon arrival at Kolkata.Meet our Local representative waiting at the airport and then transfer to the hotel.Overnight.
After breakfast, visit the famous Victoria memorial, Jain temple, Kumartuli, Howrah bridge, Eden garden, Dalhousie Square, Marble palace, River side etc. In the evening, transfer to airport for your flight to Patna. Arrive Patna and Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Vaishali (50 kms,1hr),where Lord Buddha preached his last sermons. Visit stupas holding urns containing ashes of Buddha and Ashok pillar erected by Emperor Ashoka to mark places sanctified by Buddha.The place is also known now for famous Madhubani paintings. Drive to Rajgir (3 hours).Check into hotel.Overnight.
After breakfast, visit Nalanda and Rajgir. Nalanda-a great center of Buddhist learning and one of the most famed university citadels of ancient times. Rajgir-it was once the ancient capital of the powerful kingdom of Maghada.From the out skirts of Rajgir,a historic road leads to Gridha - Kuta or vultures peak where the Buddha preached, here the first Buddhist Council was held after the Lord's Mahaparinirvana. Drive to Bodhgaya(approx 1.5hrs ).Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, Sightseeing of Bodhgaya. Here under the Bodhi Tree, Shakyamuni Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha, "the Enlightened one" the profounder of one of the great religious of the world. River Niranjana in which the Buddha bathed after attaining enlightment flows quietly outside the tiny hamlet. Overnight in Bodhgaya.
After breakfast, drive to Varanasi (6 hours). Upon arrival, visit to Sarnath. It is the deer park where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna. Sarnath is located 13 kilometres north-east of Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh. Singhpur, a village one km away from the site, was the birthplace of Shreyansanath, the eleventh Tirthankara of Jainism, and a temple dedicated to him, is an important pilgrimage site. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning boat ride on the River Ganges to see the sun rise and the bathing ghats of an ancient Hindu city. After breakfast, local sightseeing of Varanasi. Later, transfer to airport for your flight to Delhi. Arrive Delhi. Meeting and assistance at the airport and transfer to the Hotel.
After breakfast, full day visit of Delhi. See the Qutab Minar - tallest structure of the 11th century to the ultra modern chrome and glass skyscrapers, India Gate, Gandhi’s Rajghat, Parliament House and the President's Palace, Lotus temple, Akshardham temple. Overnight at hotel.
Drive to Agra (203 kms / 3 hrs), the city of Taj Mahal, one of the top wonders of the world. Visit the Agra fort - a masterpiece of design and construction, housing a number of exquisite buildings including the Musamman Burji, where Emperor Shah Jahan had Spent his time looking at Taj Mahal his beloved queen’s tomb and died in imprisonment.Later check into hotel.Overnight.
Day 10:Agra - Jaipur
Morning visit Taj Mahal - the immortal poem in White marble, it is the finest expression of undying love.
Drive to Jaipur (232 kms / 4 hrs.). Enriute visit the famous Stepwell in Chand Baori. Upon arrival at Jaipur,check into hotel. Evening at leisure.
After breakfast, sightseeing of Amber fort, Jal Mahal, City Place and Museum, The Observatory, Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds, Birla temple and Albert Hall. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12:Jaipur – Kolkata Departure
Transfer to airport for your flight to Kolkata and onward connecting flight.
1.To and from economy class air travel for India mentioned in the itinerary.
2.Airfare, Airport taxes.
3.Baggage Allowance as per the airline policy.
4.Tour Manager Services throughout the tour.
5.Accommodation in comfortable and convenient hotels on twin sharing basis.
6.All Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (set menu) as mentioned in the itinerary.
7.Travel by comfortable A/C coach as per the tour itinerary.
8.Entrance fees of all sightseeing places to be visited from inside.
1.Anything specifically not mentioned in the itinerary.
2.Any extra cost incurred on behalf of an individual due to illness, accident, hospitalisation,or any personal emergency.
3.Porterage, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, mineral water, items of personal nature and food or drink.
4.Any increase in Airfare, Airport taxes, Govt Taxes, Fuel Surcharges and any applicability of new taxes from Govt.
5.Any up gradation in Airline class or hotel room category.
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