The cities of India that serve as the center for the Hindu and Buddhist religions are Varanasi, Sarnath, Prayagraj, Gaya and Bodhgaya. The presence of the River Ganga and Phalgu makes them more sacred for the Hindu pilgrims.
Varanasi is the spiritual capital of India. It is considered an auspicious place to die, as it is believed to grant moksha or liberation from the cycle of life and death. Sarnath is the place where Gautama Buddha taught the first Dharma. While, Allahabad is famous for Triveni Sangam or the meeting point of three rivers – the Ganga, the Yamuna, and the Saraswati. Gaya has the sites associated with Vishnu and has key importance for the performance of the pind-daan ritual. Bodhgaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex and it is the place where Gautama Buddha is said to have attained Enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree.
Upon arrival at Varanasi Airport/Railway Station, our representatives will meet and greet you. Later Transfer to your pre booked hotel and check-in. After refreshment, drive out for the Temple Tour of Varanasi; visit New Kashi Vishwanath Temple (BHU) also known as Birla Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Durga Temple, and Tulsi Manas Mandir.
In the evening experience the Ganga Aarti, it refers to the songs sung to praise the deity by offering the lamps. Hindus in India worship the river Ganges as goddess. Every evening in Varanasi, aarti is performed at Dashashwamedh Ghat. We can watch it from the ghat or from the waterside in a boat. It is a beautiful, resonant, and majestic spectacle with a very precise choreography involving rituals performed by several priests with the sound of bells, drums, cymbals, and sanskrit mantras & lamp; boating (Direct Payment) on the river Ganga. After aarti back to the hotel and overnight stay at Varanasi.
Early morning at 05 AM, visit Old Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Annapurna Temple, Vishalakshi Temple and Kal Bhairav Temple then back to hotel. After breakfast, drive to Prayagraj. On reaching visit the Holy Triveni Sangam, Hanuman Temple, Annand Bhawan and Alopi Devi Temple.
After completing sightseeing drive back to Varanasi and overnight stay.
After breakfast, drive towards Bodhgaya. On reaching, check in to hotel. After taking rest, head out to visit Sujata Temple, Sujata Kheerdan Stahal, Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Great Buddha Statue and Monastery. After completing sightseeing back to hotel and overnight stay at Bodhgaya.
After having breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Gaya, visit river Phalgu to perform the ritual of Pind Dan. After Pind Dan do darshan at Vishnupad Temple and Mangla Gauri Temple. After completing sightseeing and darshan drive toward Varanasi. On reaching check in to hotel and overnight stay at Varanasi.
After enjoying breakfast, check out from the hotel and take an Excursion to Buddhist Town Sarnath- Buddha came to Sarnath to preach his message after he achieved Enlightenment at Bodhgaya, and gave his First Sermon at the Deer Park. It contains the most impressive remains, as well as a Modern Temple; visit the Mulagandhakuti Vihara, Sarnath Museum, Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa and Monastery.
After exploring Sarnath you will be drop at Varanasi Airport/Railway Station for Your Return/Onward Journey.
Tour end with Sweet Memories…!!!