Foot Step Buddha Tours India and Nepal

Duration: 16 Days/15 Nights
Places Covered:Delhi – Patna – Vishali – Rajgir - Bodhgaya – Varanasi – Kushinagar – Lumbini – Kathmandu 

Day 01 Arrive – Delhi
On arrival at International airport you will be met by our representative, meet and transfer to Hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 02 Delhi - Patna

Transfer to airport for flight to Patna, ancient Buddhist capital of Patliputra, meet and transfer to Hotel.
Stay overnight at Hotel

Day 03 Patna – Vaishali - Patna
All day visit to Vaishali, where the Buddha preached his last sermon.

Day 04 Patna – Rajgir
Drive to Rajgir, where the Buddha preached at the "Vulture's Peak", and the First Buddhist Council was held after his death. Ascend to the Peak by cable car. En route visit Nalanda, one of the greatest universities of the ancient world. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 05 Rajgir – Bodhgaya
Afternoon drive to Bodhgaya, place of the Buddha's enlightenment. Stay overnight at Hotel

Days 6 & 7 Bodhgaya
Visit the Mahabodhi Temple and sit under the Bodhi tree of enlightenment. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 08 Bodhgaya – Varanasi
Drive or train to Varanasi. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 09 Varanasi
Dawn boat ride on the sacred river Ganges, where devotions are performed towards the
rising sun. See the funeral Ghats, and some of Varanasi's many temples. Afternoon visit to the great stupa at Sarnath, where the Buddha preached his first sermon. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 10 Varanasi-Kushinagar
Afternoon train to Kushinagar. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 11 Kushinagar
Visit ancient stupas and modern temples, commemorating the Buddha's death and cremation, and see the spectacular reclining Buddha statue. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 12 Kushinagar – Lumbini
Drive across the border into Nepal to Lumbini, birthplace of the Buddha. Stay overnight at Hotel .

Day 13 Lumbni – Katmandu
Afternoon flight to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 14 Kathmandu
Visit the two ancient and magnificent stupas of Swayambunath and Bodhinath. Time for shopping and exploring the city of Kathmandu.

Day 15 Katmandu
Visit the village of Nagarkote, with stupendous views of the Himalaya and Kathmandu Valley. Optional trek to the 4th century World Heritage temple of Changu Narayan.

Day 16 Optional Everest flight.
Afternoon flight to Delhi to connect with late evening transfer to airport for flight to onwards journey



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