Varanasi, one of the oldest city in the world and probably the oldest in India is situated on the banks of holy River Ganga in Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is visited by followers of Hinduism and Jainism alike. Many rituals are performed on the Ghats of sacred River Ganga in Varanasi. Varanasi is also famous for silk weaving and silk sarees. For booking related information contact The Land of Buddha now.
Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destinations covered: Delhi - Varanasi - Sarnath - Allahabad - Kaushambi
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will escort and assist you to the hotel check-in procedures. The itinerary for Varanasi tour will be discussed on the way. Rest of the day is free for leisure. After dinner at the hotel, night spent in Delhi.
Day 2: Delhi – overnight train
In the morning after breakfast at the hotel, guests will be taken to full day sight-seeing tour in Delhi. The sight-seeing tour includes visit to famous sites of Old and New Delhi including Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, India gate and Connaught place. In the evening, guests will be transferred to railway station, to board train to Varanasi. Night spent in train journey.
Day 3: Varanasi Temple tour
On arrival at Varanasi, our representative will escort you to the hotel. After breakfast and resting for a while, we commence with our temple tour in Varanasi. This includes visit to Bharat Mata temple, Sankat Mochan temple, Durga Temple and Tulsi Manas temple. Evening reserved for Aarti at Kashi Vishwanath temple. After dinner at the hotel, night spent in Varanasi.
Day 4: Varanasi sightseeing
In the morning after breakfast at the hotel, we proceed to our Buddhism tour and visit famous Buddhist sites. This also includes a visit to famous Banaras Hindu University, archaeological museum, Bharat Kala bhawan and Ramnagar Fort. In the evening return to hotel. After dinner, night spent in Varanasi.
Day 5: Varanasi – Sarnath – Varanasi
In the morning after breakfast at the hotel, guests will be taken on a tour of pious city ‘Sarnath’. Sarnath is regarded as a holy city in Buddhism where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon. We visit many Buddhist stupas and Buddhist temples in Sarnath. In the evening return to hotel. After dinner at hotel, night spent in Varanasi.
Day 6: Varanasi- Allahabad
In the morning after breakfast at the hotel, guests will leave for Allahabad. On arrival, our representative will escort and assist you with hotel check-in procedures. After resting for a while, guests will be taken to sight-seeing tour in Allahabad. This includes visit to Allahabad fort, Allahabad museum, Anand Bhawan and Swaraj Bhawan. In the evening return to the hotel and after dinner, night spent in Allahabad.
Day 7: Allahabad – Kaushambi - Overnight train
In the morning after breakfast at the hotel, guests will proceed to the famous Buddhist destination Kaushambi’. Kaushambi is a famous city in India and features remains of Buddhist architecture. Our Kaushambi Sight-seeing tour includes visit to Kaushambi museum, stupas, Ashoka pillar and Ghositaram monastery. In the evening guests transferred to railway station, to board train to Delhi. Night spent in train journey.
Day 8: Delhi
On arrival at Delhi railway station, guests will be escorted to hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. In the evening arrangements made for guests to fly back home or to further destinations.