BUDDHA SPECIAL / 5 Days 4 Nights

  1. Day 1

    On arrival in Kolkata, meet our representative, who will further transfer you to a pre-booked hotel. The evening will be free for leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the Kolkata hotel.

    Day 2

    Post breakfast, go for a city sightseeing tour, which includes a visit to the Victoria Memorial, St. Paul's Cathedral, Ramakrishna Math, Kalighat and Mother Teresa Hospice. In the evening, you will be transferred to the railway station to board a flight for Bodh Gaya. Overnight journey.

    Day 3

    Upon arrival at Bodh Gaya, meet your guide, who will further transfer you to a hotel. After some time at the hotel, visit Mahabodhi Temple, a Buddhist temple where the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment. Within the temple complex, you can see a tall stone lotuses, figures of Buddha sitting in different postures on the walls, footprints on the stones and a colossal golden that has a statue of Buddha in the sanctum sanctorum. Also, you will see the Bodhi tree, a 'peepal tree' under which Buddha meditated to attained enlightenment. After a sightseeing tour, go back to the hotel for overnight stay and dinner.

    Day 4

    Post breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day excursion to Rajgir & Nalanda. First, you will visit Nalanda, one of the ancient world’s great universities and a major Buddhist centre of academic excellence. Later, you will embark on a 20 km ride to Rajgir to see Griddhkuta "Hill of Vultures", a heritage site where Lord Buddha spent several months meditating and teaching Dharma. After that, visit Saptparni caves where Buddha's first council was organized and is also a source of Rajgir's hot springs. In the evening, return to Bodh Gaya hotel for overnight stay and dinner.

    Day 5

    After breakfast transfer to airport to catch the final destination flight.