Buddhist Temple with East India Tour
Duration :17 Days / 16 Nights
Destination : Delhi - Varanasi -Bodhgaya - Patna -Kolkata - Bagdogara - Darjeeling - Pelling (Pemayangtse)- Gangtok - Kalimpong -Bagdogra – Delhi
The Buddhist Temples with East India Tour Package will take you on a 17 days and 16 night voyage, covering the various significant cities of India. This pilgrimage tour starts from Delhi taking you to the holy city of Varanasi, Bodhgaya and various other. In Delhi pay a visit to tourist places like Humayun Tomb, Red Fort, Gandhi memorial, and Qutab Minar. Moving forward enjoy the half day city tour of Gangtok and Darjeeling . Some of the major tourist attractions include the Flower Show Rumtek Monastery, View Point, and Botanical Garden. The visit to Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop is sure to provide your inner soul with the blissful and soothing effect.
Day 1 : Arrival Delhi
After arrival at Delhi Airport, meet our representative who’ll escort you to the one of our listed hotels in Delhi. Check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi
Next morning after breakfast, move out on a city tour of Delhi. While on the tour visit major tourist attractions like Birla Mandir, Qutab Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, the Jama Masjid, Humanyun Tomb, and Presidents House. In the evening visit Red Fort to witness the impressive light and sound show. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi - Varanasi
Breakfast at the hotel. On time transfer to the Delhi airport to catch the flight for Varanasi. On arrival our representative will meet and escort you to one of our listed hotels. The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure. In the evening take a leisurely walk to explore the markets and the nearby areas. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 : Varanasi
Next morning enjoy the boat ride in the holy river Ganges on a visit to bathing ghats. After breakfast, set in for an excursion to Sarnath, the buried Buddhist city. Pay a visit to the Stupa, the Buddhist temple and the Museum. Later in the day enjoy a City tour of Varanasi which would cover places like the Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Banaras Hindu University for visiting the Art Gallery and the Mosque of Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb. Be a part of the evening Aarti rituals being performed at the bank of the Ganges and feel blessed. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5 : Varanasi - Bodhgaya
After breakfast, head straight to Bodhgaya. The place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. On arrival, check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. Rest and relax till afternoon. In the afternoon after lunch embark on a visit to Niranjana River and the Sujata village. In the evening return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6 : Bodhgaya
In the morning attend the prayer ceremony at the Mahabodhi Temple and meditate near the Bodhi Tree. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Later in the day visit the Great Buddha Statue, Burmese Vihara Monastery and the Dungeswari Hills. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7 : Bodhgaya - Patna
Post breakfast, leave for Patna by road. Stop midway to visit Nalanda and Rajgir. On arrival check-in at one of our listed hotels. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8 : Patna - Kolkata
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. In the morning visit Patna Sahib & Patna Museum. Later check out and transfer to airport to catch the flight for Kolkata. On arrival, our representative will meet and assist you at the airport. Later transfer and check-in at one of our hotels in Kolkata. The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9 : Kolkata
In the morning after breakfast, move out for a tour to Kolkata. The major tourist attraction to visit includes the Victoria Marble Palace, Science City, Metro Rail, Memorial Hall, Belur Math, Mother Teresa Home, China Town, Rabindra Setu, and Vidyasagar Setu. Later in the evening take a leisurely walk to the markets of Kolkata. On return to the hotel to enjoy your dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10 : Kolkata – Bagdogara - Darjeeling
In the morning after breakfast, transfer to Kolkata airport to board a flight to Bagdogra. On reaching Bagdogra airport, meet our representative who’ll arrange a smooth transfer for you to Darjeeling. On arrival at Darjeeling, check-in at one of listed hotels. In the evening take a leisurely walk to explore the nearby area. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11 : Darjeeling
Post breakfast, drive towards Darjeeling. Enjoy the view of Mount Kanchenjunga at the backdrop while driving close to Darjeeling. Upon arrival check-in to your Hotel. Rest and relax for a while in your hotel room. Later in the day visit the major hotspots of Darjeeling including a visit to Peace Pagoda, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Tiger Hill. In the evening take a leisurely walk to the local bazaar to shop for the local crafts and antiques of Darjeeling. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 12 : Darjeeling - Pelling
After breakfast drive straight to Pelling by surface. The land around Pelling is still a virgin territory and is bathed with alpine vegetation, with numerous waterfalls lining the hillside. On arrival, check-in at one of listed hotels. After resting and relaxing for a while embark on a full day excursion visiting some of the major tourist attractions like the Pemayangtse Monastery, Kaluk, Khecheopalri Lake, Dubdi Monastery and Sewaro Rock Garden. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13 : Pelling - Gangtok
After breakfast drive to Gangtok. On arrival, check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 14 : Gangtok
After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to the sight seeing half day city tour of Gangtok Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Enchey Monastery, Research Institute of Tibetology, Chorten, Orchid Sanctuary, Rumtek Monastery evening free , Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 15 : Gangtok - Kalimpong
After breakfast, drive straight to Kalimpong. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. After taking some rest set off for a sightseeing tour of the town covering places like Deolo Hill , Durpin Monastary , Tour of Forest Museum, Pine View Nurseries , Dr Graham Homes School and Mangaldham. Enjoy an overnight stay at Kalimpong.
Day 16 : Kalimpong – Bagdogra – Delhi
On time assistance and transfer to Bagdogra Airport from Kalimpong to board the flight to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi airport, meet our representative who’ll escort you to one of our enlisted hotels. Check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 17 : Delhi - Departure
Next morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport to board a flight for onward destination.