DAY 1- Arrive Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi and transfer to the hotel. Later visit:-The Ghats of Varanasi :- In this ancient city of pilgrimage, the bathing ghats are main attraction. People flock here in large numbers every day to take bath and worship in the temples built beside the river bank. Centuries old tradition to offer puja to the rising Sun is still maintained. The Kashi Vishwanath Temple/ Gyanvapi Mosque. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is popularly known as the golden Temple due the Gold plating done on its 15.5 meter high spire. One tonne of gold donated by Maharaja Ranjit Singh has been used in the gold plating of the spire. The temple was destroyed in the various invasions and was rebuilt in 1776 by Rani Ahilyabai of Indore. Durga Temple Built in the 8th century, the Durga temple is one of the most important temples in Varanasi. This temple is built in Nagara Style. The shikhara of the temple is formed by many small spires which are built one on top of the other. Bharat Mata Temple This temple is dedicated to Mother India. Just one kilometer from the Varanasi station. The temple is built in the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth which was built by Babu Shiv Prasad Gupt. This temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1936 so that the citizens could respect Mother India in statue form. The statute is built in marble. The statue is a replica of undivided India in three dimension which has the mountains, plains and oceans in right proportion. Tulsi Manas Temple This temple is dedicated to Lord Rama. The temple is built in the place where Goswami Tulsidas composed the epic 'Ramacharitramanas' which provides us with detailed description
DAY 2- Varanasi – Bodh Gaya (255 km - 4 hours 41 mins)
After breakfast, check-out from hotel and drive to Bodhgaya. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 3- Bodh Gaya
After breakfast ,later drive to visit Bodhgaya is reckoned as the most important Buddhist pilgrimage center, is the place where Lord Sakyamuni (Gautam Buddha) entered into meditation after being moved by the sufferings of mankind. Later you can visit:-The giant Bodhi Tree (Peepal) that we see today is believed to have grown from the original Bodhi Tree under which, sitting on the raised platform, Prince Siddharth meditated and imally attained Nirvana. Chaukramana - the Jewel Walk, where it is believed that the Buddha strolled while in deep thought. Maha Bodhi temple in Bodhgaya is an architectural amalgamation of many cultures. The temple bears the stamp of the architecture of the Gupta Dynasty and subsequent ages. On the walls of the temple, one sees Buddha carved in different aspects, and in the sanctum sanctorum, a colossal Buddha, is seen touching the ground, which has mythological significance in the Buddhist lores. Shaivite Monastery - It has a cluster of four temples. Surrounded by enchanting greenery and marked by architectural marvels, these temples have several samadhis (commemorative stones) in their vicinity. Just across are a number of cells, meant for residential purposes of monks. Later drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4- Bodh Gaya
After breakfast, check-out from hotel Later drive to Gaya Airport to board the flight for onward the journey with fond memories of the trip.
Tour Ends...(All distances and timings are approx. )
A/c Vehicle (ac will not work in hills OR when the vehicle is parked) as per the itinerary,
state tax, toll charge, parking, driver allowance.
Entrance, Ride & Tips,
Any other item not listed in cost includes section.
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||Swift Dzire AC
||Toyota Innova AC
||Tempo Traveller 12 AC
1.The balance amount has to be paid upon arrival.
2.Please carry a print-out of travelling voucher for the same.
3.Please fill up the drivers duty slip correctly once the trip is finished
4.One day means a one calendar day (from midnight 12 to midnight 12).
5.AC will not work in hill areas (uphill or downhill) or when the vehicle is parked/stopped.
6.The kilometers and hours will be calculated from our Garage to Garage.
7.Total K.M limit 200 Per day.