Buddhist Circuit Utter Pradesh
Travel Duration: 04 Nights/05 Days
Destination Covered: Varanasi-Kaushambi-Sravasti-Kushinagar
Day 01: Arrival Varanasi-Sarnath
Arrival at Varanasi Airport/Railway Station check in to Hotel & Visit Buddhist Town Sarnath-The hallowed spot where Lord Buddha Preached His First Sermon after Enlightenment in Deer Park, contains the most impressive remains, as well as a Modem Temple, The Dharmarajika, Chaukhandi Stupa & Dhamek Stupa are Outstanding, There are Newly Built 80 Feet Lord Buddha Statue is the Also a Alteration, There are also the remains of a Monastery & the Beautifully Polished Lion Capital of Ashoka, Overnight Stay in Varanasi.
After Early Breakfast checkout from Hotel then Proceed to Kaushambi. Kaushambi is another city that attracts a lots of Buddhist pilgrims each year, and considered to be the place where Lord Buddha passed his sixth and Ninth year after attaining enlightenment. Thus the place is special, and linked to many sermons that were delivered by Lord Buddha. The city finds distinct place as the centre of Kuru’s Dynasty in Mahabharata and later as a wealthy city during Buddha’s time. The city is however in ruins due to the negligence of later rulers who had shifted their attention away from the place. Nevertheless, there are some old forts, stupas and sculptures that attract tourist attention, bearing the sign of an ancient civilized city. The city also finds important insertion in the travelogues of Fa-Hien, the Chinese traveler. He described this place as one of the best cities of that time which proves that the city was once the nerve of activities in India. The feel of standing in a city that is linked to a period as ancient as that of Mahabharata, is really fascinating. Visit The Ruins of Ghoshitaram Vihar, Ashokan Pillar, Shyen Chiti, after sightseeing Proceed to Sultanpur. Overnight Stay in Sultanpur.
Day 03: Sultanpur-Sravasti
After Breakfast check out from Hotel & proceed to Sravasti where the Buddha preached most of his sermons. Here he is said to have performed many miracles, and levitated. During the monsoon, Visit Sahet Mahetand Angulimal caves where Buddha used to stay at the Jetavana monastery on the outskirts of this town. Visit Jetvana and Ananda Bodhi Tree. Overnight Stay in Sravasti.
Day 04: Sravasti-Kushinagar
After Breakfast Check out from Hotel & Drive to Kushinagar, after reach Visit Mahaparinirvana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha).Overnight Stay in Kushinagar.
After Breakfast check out from Hotel & Drive to Varanasi. After reach Drop at Varanasi Airport/Railway Station. Tour End with Sweet Memories…