Morning sight-seeing tour of Kolkata visiting the Victoria Memorial, Birla Planetarium, Fort William. Later transfer to Railway Station to connect Train (12033) On arrival transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Patna.
Morning sightseeing of Kushinagar visiting various stupas and Mahaparinirvana temple - which houses the recumbent figure of Lord Buddha. Later drive to Lumbini. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Lumbini.
Morning sightseeing of Lumbini where Lord was born. Emperor Ashoka, in the twenty first year first year after his coronation, visited this Birthplace and raised a pillar on the spot. Later drive to Sravasti.
Early Morning boats ride on River Ganges to visit Bathing Ghats, return to hotel for breakfast. City tours of Varanasi visiting various temples and noted Banaras Hindu University. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath. It was here that the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon and set in motion the wheel of law of Buddhist faith. Overnight in Varanasi
After breakfast embark on a sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya visiting Mahabodhi Temple - depicting the various phases of Buddha's journey towards enlightenment, showing different aspects of his life; Bodhgaya Archaeological Museum - houses a small collection of Buddhist sculpture from the 1st century B.C, to the 11th century A.D; Jagannath Temple close by has a four armed statue of Shiva in black stone. Overnight in Bodhgaya.
Day 10: Bodhgaya -Nalanda - Rajgir Bodhgaya - Delhi
Morning excursion to Nalanda and Rajgir. Nalanda-a great center of Buddhist learning and one of the most famed university citadels of ancient times. 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 and return back to Gaya.
Arrive Delhi at 09 :55 hrs. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Later sightseeing of Delhi visiting of Old Delhi visiting Jama Masjid - the largest mosque of Emperor Shahjahan, Red Fort, Raj Ghat- cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Afternoon Sightseeing of New Delhi and Drive past the President-s House and Parliament House, Humayun-s Tomb (a memorial of the Mughals, its design is inspired by the Taj Mahal), Qutab Minar. Overnight in Delhi.
Arrive Dharamshala at 06 :50 hrs. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Later sightseeing of Dharamshala visiting Dal Lake, Bhagsu Nath Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple, and Dalai Lama Palace etc. Overnight in Dharamshala.