Airport/hotel transfers by air-conditioned vehicle.
Air-conditioned vehicle for land travel.
All interstate taxes, gasoline, parking, toll taxes and driver allowances.
All luxury taxes and value added taxes.
Any International/ Domestic Air/Train fare.
Departure taxes or VISA handling fee.
Any Monument/guide fee, extra meals & expenses.
Boat ride in Varanasi or any other activity.
Tips and gratitude to drivers, representatives, guides etc.
Any beverages (hard & soft)/Table Drinks, items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, travel or any kind of insurance etc.
Applicable Government taxes (GST).
Minimum of 02 persons required.
All rates & bookings will be subject to availability.
Tour confirmation only on receipt of 50% advance payment.
Balance payment to be deposited 01 month prior to travel date.
Ashoka India Tours carries no insurance whatsoever for the tour participants. Hence it is advisable to get travel insurance by your own.
Mentioned special package rates are valid till 15th April 2022.
What to Expect
Tour Highlights: –
Sightseeing of Varanasi
Boat ride on River Ganges
Sightseeing of Bodhgaya
Sightseeing of Rajgir
Sightseeing of Kushinagar
Sightseeing of Lumbini
Sightseeing of Saravasti
Sightseeing of Lucknow
Sightseeing of New & Old Delhi
Day 1Arrive in Delhi
Upon arrival from Delhi Airport welcome to the Guests & transfer to hotel for check-in. Later enjoy sightseeing of Old Delhi, visit Red Fort, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb & Rajghat etc. After sightseeing back to hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
Day 2Delhi – Varanasi (By Flight)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotels and transfer the guests to Delhi airport to board the flight for Varanasi. On arrival transfer to hotel for check-in. Later enjoy sightseeing of Sarnath, visit Dhamekh Stupa, Mulgandha Kuti Vihar, Museum & Ashok Pillar. After sightseeing back to hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.
Day 3Varanasi – Bodhgaya (255 km by road/ 5-6 hours)
Early morning visit to Varanasi Ghat and see Aarti of Holy River Ganges with boat ride followed by visit to Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple etc. Later back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, visit Banaras Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple etc. After sightseeing proceed to Bodhgaya. On arrival check-in at hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Bodhgaya.
Day 4Bodhgaya – Rajgir (75 km by road/ 2-3 hours)
After breakfast, visit to Mahabodhi Temple, Niranjna River & Sujata Village in Bodhgaya. Later proceed to Rajgir, on the way, visit to Dungheswari Mountain. Later continue to Rajgir. On arrival check-in at hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Rajgir.
Day 5Rajgir Sightseeing
After breakfast, excursion to Nalanda Ruins of Ancient University & Museum (Closed on every Friday), later visit Gridhkut, Bamboo Garden & Bimsara Jail in Rajgir. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Rajgir.
Day 6Rajgir – Kushinagar (320 km by road/ 7-8 hours)
After breakfast, proceed to Kushinagar. On the way visit to Vaishali Stupa. Later continue to Rajgir. On arrival check-in at hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Bodhgaya.
Day 7Kushinagar Sightseeing
After breakfast, full day sightseeing of Kushingar, visit Nirvana Temple, Rambar Stupa followed by visit to local villages & see their lifestyle & also visit to Hiranyavati River. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Kushinagar.
Day 8Kushinagar – Lumbini (Nepal) (160 km by road/ 4-5 hours)
After breakfast, proceed to Lumbini. After VISA formalities enter in Nepal and transfer to hotel for check-in. Later visit to Maya Devi Temple & Ashok Pillar in Lumbini. After sightseeing back to hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Lumbini.
Day 9Lumbini – Sharavasti (170 km by road/ 4-5 hours)
After breakfast, proceed to Saravasti. On the way visit to Piprahawa (India Kapilavastu), later continue to Saravasti. On arrival check-in at hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Saravasti.
Day 10Saravasti – Lucknow (175 km by road/ 4-5 hours)
After breakfast, visit Saheth & Maheth in Saravasti, later proceed to Lucknow. On arrival check-in at hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Lucknow.
Day 11Lucknow – Delhi (By flight)
After breakfast, visit to Rumi Darwaza, Chota (Small) Imambara, Bara (Big) Imambara, British Colonial & Clock tower in Lucknow, later transfer to Lucknow airport to board the flight for Delhi. On arrival check-in at hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
After breakfast, enjoy sightseeing of New Delhi, India Gate, drive pass through Parliament and President House, National Museum & Qutub Minar. Later transfer the guests to Delhi Airport to board the flight for onward journey and tour terminates here but sweet memories remain for forever……