brahmandtour

The Road To Heaven

Destination

Kolkata - Patna – Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Delhi – Amritsar – Delhi

Tour Key Points

  • You can see different religions in this tour
  • Boat ride on river Ganges
  • Excursion to Prayagraj
  • Evening Palaki ceremony at Golden Temple
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This is an awfully fascinating and special quite Buddhist tour package Republic of India, that represents a journey from blue blood Siddhartha to Lord Buddha.

This Buddhist pilgrim's journey tour starts from the Kolkatta and ends in city. Wherever you may be diverted by the historical places, monuments, lush inexperienced gardens and delicious cuisines. Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, Patna, Vaishali, Kushinagar, Lumbini and Sravasti ar coated by this buddhist pilgrim's journey tour package. Bodhgaya located in Gaya district of Bihar. It’s a awfully sacred place as a result of here Lord Buddha achieved nirvana or enlightenment. Mahabodhi temple, Jivekarmavan religious residence, Rajgir Heritage depository, Relic Stupa, Kutagarasala Vihara, World Peace temple, enthronisation Tank, reclining sculpture of Buddha in Kushinagar, Holy pool or Puskarini in Lumbini, Ashokan Pillar and also the Bodhi Tree ar the main attractions and pilgrim's journey places.After the visit of Buddhist temples, holiness of the Varanasi brings you to a divine world. It’s an area wherever Buddha preached his 5 pupils.

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  1. Day 01 KOLKATA

    If you have enough time, visit the major places of interest of this fascinating and contradictory city, the main cultural and intellectual center of the country: colonial architecture, luxurious modern buildings, shopping centers coexist with slums, traffic jams, smog.

  2. Day 02 KOLKATA / PATNA

    Flight to the ancient Patna, the current capital of Bihar, and in the afternoon visit of Takht Har Mandir Sahib, birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh, tenth master of the Sikhs: white marble, copulas and sacred texts for a fascinating and highly veined place.

  3. Day 03 PATNA / RAJGIR / NALANDA / BODHGAYA (200 km, approx. 5 hours)

    Move to Rajgir where the Buddha stayed for a dozen years, today a quiet village of the scenic temple and monastery complex and an imposing Jain and Buddhist pilgrimage area. Continue to Nalanda, formerly the site of one of the largest universities in the world and now a significant center of Buddhist worship. The ruins of the Great Stupa are imposing with decorations, cells, stairwells, terraces. Accommodation in the hotel in Bodhgaya.

  4. Day 04 BODHGAYA

    Visit Bodhgaya, one of the 4 holiest places of Buddhism in the world because here the master reached enlightenment. Visit the Vajrasana, the Mahabodhi temple, with the ficus piñata that seems to derive from the one under which the Buddha sat meditating, and the Animesh Lochan, another sacred place: the culminating moment and the ceremony of lighted candles and the meeting with the monks of the Mahabodhi Society.

  5. Day 05 BODHGAYA / VARANASI (260 km, about 5 hours)

    Transfer to Varanasi and free time.

  6. Day 06 VARANASI / SARNATH / VARANASI

    In the light of dawn in a boat, gliding slowly on the mystical Ganges. In the background, the city awakens to the sound of the flutes of the temple of Shiva, and later, among sacred cows and shops, temples and crowded alleys, visit the old part of Varanasi. In the afternoon Sarnath, a historic place of Buddhist worship, and in the evening the evocative "Aarti" ceremony, the collective prayer that unfolds in the flickering light of the candles in the temples, on the revered waters of the Ganges River, on the "Ghats", the steps on the banks.

  7. Day 07 VARANASI / Prayagraj / VARANASI (135 km, about 4 hours)

    Excursion to Prayagraj and visit of Sangam - large expanse of sand where the waters of three sacred rivers meet, Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati - of the Nehru family residence now a museum, of Swaraj Bhawan, where Indira Gandhi was born. Return to Varanasi.

  8. Day 08 VARANASI / DELHI

    Flight to Delhi, free time available to roam around.

  9. Day 09 DELHI / AMRITSAR

    Short visit to the capital of India, with the Chandni Chowk market, the Jama Masjid mosque, the Raj Ghat, Humayun's tomb. Transfer by Shatabdi Express train to Amritsar, the sacred city of the Sikhs.

  10. Day 10 AMRITSAR

    Morning ceremony at the suggestive Orao temple: here the spirituality and energy are almost tangible, enhanced by the quiet and strengthened by the proverbial sense of hospitality of the Sikhs. Arches, minarets, sanctuaries, domes, decorations, texts, sacred items, marbles, gold and precious stones for a place of pure beauty and a very special atmosphere. Followed by Jallianwala Bagh park, which commemorates a crucial episode in the Indian struggle for independence and the terrifying massacre caused by British troops, the Durgiana Temple and the changing of the guard at the Wagah Border, the Indo-Pakistani border.

  11. Day 11 AMRITSAR / DELHI

    Breakfast and flight to Delhi connecting flight to onward destination.

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