Arrive Patna the morning. Leave for sightseeing visiting Harmandirji and Patna Museum. Later proceed to Bodhgaya enroute visiting 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. Upon arrival transfer to hotel.
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Bodhgaya is the place where the Buddha attained enlightenment and which is one of the most sacred pilgrimage places for the Buddhist. Visit Bodhi Tree, Niranjana River and various Monasteries and Buddhist temples. Overnight at Hotel
India Varanasi Scindia Ghat with temple sinking into GangesMorning leave Bodhgaya for Varanasi (247 kms. / 6 hrs.) by Surface. Later, excursion to Sarnath the place Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Overnight in Varanasi.
Morning drive to Lumbini by surface (170 kms. / 4 hrs.). Sightseeing of Lumbini where the Lord Buddha was born. Visit the pillar raised by Emperor Ashok, in the twenty first year after his coronation at the birthplace.
Morning proceed to Sravasti ( 190 kms / 5 hrs), visit Sravasti (Sahet-Mahet) capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, an active centre for Buddhism. Lord Buddha spent 24 rainy seasons here. Evening board train for Agra from Gonda Railway station.