After breakfast, in time transfer to the domestic airport to board a flight for Gaya Airport: It is the nearest airport to Bodhgaya, the city of lord Buddha# s awakening and knowledge: Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel: Begin the blissful Bodhgaya tour with a walk through the monasteries and the Great Mahabodhi Temple, dedicated to the Lord Buddhas enlightenment: Overnight in Bodhgaya.
Begin the sacred day of Buddhas birth on the full moon of Vesakh, Buddha Poornima by participating in the special congregations related to the teachings of Buddha in Bodhgaya: On this auspicious day, you can even offer prayers to Buddha by participating in the processions accompanied by sacred chanting. If time permits, visit the sacred temple of Bodhgaya and recall the lords victory over darkness of illusions in the form of awakening and enlightenment: Overnight in Bodhgaya.
Imagesafter breakfast, begin the day with an excursion to Sarnath: Sarnath is the site where Lord Buddha became the master for the first time and preached the enlightening sermons of the middle path and the fourfold truth: The site holds importance in the life of every Buddhist which is the main reason why visitors still visit the Deer Park or Mulgandhakuti Vihara to experience the blissful presence of Lord Buddha: During Buddha Poornima Tour, we have specially dedicated a day of sightseeing in Sarnath: During the day, pilgrims and visitors can pay respects to the stupas and temples: Also, one can marvel at the Lion Capital, the original depiction of the Emblem of India at the Asi Museum: Return to Varanasi for overnight stay.
Early morning wake up and transfer to the boating ghats of Varanasi for the Boating Session on the River Ganges: The lifeline of Varanasi, River Ganges is the soul of the spiritual city and centers around the early morning rituals as well: People take dips, offer offerings, and pray in gratitude of this holy river: Also, here they come across the ultimate reality of life, i.e: death at the Cremation Ghats, Manikarnika. Imagesreturn to the hotel for breakfast and proceed towards the Varanasi City tour with a visit to Vishwanath Temple (Jyotirlinga and only open for Hindus), Bharat Mata Temple (relief map of India is revered here), and Banaras Hindu University Complex (largest university complex in India.) Rest of the day is free at leisure or shopping: Evening the mass Aarti ritual celebration in Varanasi is scheduled: The riverfronts or Ghats come up to life in this mass spiritual offering to River Ganges: Return to the hotel for overnight stay.