Dambadiva Pilgrimage Tours (Gaya) - 7 Nights / 8 Days

A must its said that for all Buddhists during their life to visit the four main places, namely, Lumbini – the birthplace of Buddha; Bodhgaya – where Buddha attained enlightenment; Sarnath – where Buddha gave his first discourse of Dhamma to the world; and Kushinagar – place of Buddha’s Maha Parinibbana.


TOUR OPERATING DATES - 2017
August - September
BOC Travels 12 Aug 2017 : 19 Aug 2017
BOC Travels 19 Aug 2017 : 26 Aug 2017
BOC Travels 09 Sep 2017 : 16 Sep 2017
BOC Travels 23 Sep 2017 : 30 Sep 2017

Rs. 129,000/=

* Per Passenger


October
BOC Travels 07 Oct 2017 : 14 Oct 2017
BOC Travels 21 Oct 2017 : 28 Oct 2017

Rs. 137,000/=

* Per Passenger


  • FLIGHT SCHEDULE
  Colombo – Gaya UL 147 08:15 - 11:30
  Gaya – Colombo UL 148 12:30 - 15:40

ITINERARY

         
Day 01 : Colombo – Gaya – Rajgir (90 Kms/02 hrs)
( L/D )
 
Arrive Gaya airport, meet and assistance on arrival and drive to Rajgir. On arrival check in at hotel. After lunch visit Nalanda - the ruins of world oldest University. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
         
Day 02 : Rajgir – Vaishali (150 Kms/ 4 ½ hrs)
( B/L/D )
    Vaishali - Kushinagar (175 Kms/04 hrs)
 

Early morning visit the vulture Hill, hot spring in Rajgir, world peace Stupa, Bamboo's Garden. After breakfast drive to Kushinagar. Enroute visit Vaishali Stupa and Pillar. Later continue to Kushinagar. On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 03 : Kushinagar – Lumbini (180 Kms/05 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After early breakfast visit Maha Parinirwana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha) & Japan Temple. Later drive to Lumbini (Nepal). While going to Lumbini, stop at India/Nepal border for Visa/Immigration formalities. Later check-in at Hotel. 15 Min. drive from the Nepal Border. After lunch visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha.  Visit Maya Devi Temple and Ashokan Pillar. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 04 : Lumbini – Sravasti (225 Kms/ 05-06 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Sravasti. On arrival check in at hotel. After lunch visit Sravasti, where Buddha spent his 24 monsoons, visit Jetvana and Ananda Bodhi Tree. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 05 : Sravasti – Varanasi (325 Kms/ 07 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After early breakfast drive to Varanasi. On arrival check in at hotel. After lunch visit Sarnath along with Pirith Ceremony (where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon). Also visit Sarnath Museum and Stupa. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 06 : Varanasi – Bodhgaya (253 Kms/05-06 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

Early morning boat ride on river Ganges to see the burning Ghats. After breakfast drive to Bodhgaya. On arrival check in at hotel. After lunch visit Mahabodhi temple. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 07 : Bodhgaya  – Observing Sil  
(B/L/D)
 

Morning visit Mahabodhi Temple & Bodhi Tree, Great Buddha Statue,Observe Sil. Afternoon visit Niranjana River, Sujata Temple - which is across the Niranjana river & it's 30 minutes walk. And Dungeshwari caves. Back to Temple. Visit Mahabhodi Temple. Dinner and overnight stay at Bodhgaya.

         
Day 08 : Bodhgaya Departure  
(B)
  Morning after breakfast transfer to Airport to connect the flight for Colombo.
         

- End of the Tour  -

Contact Details :

  Ashoka Hettiarachchi 
    Assistant Manager - Tours
    1st Floor, Bank Of Ceylon, Super Grade
    Branch Building, Baseline Road, Col – 08.
 
M
+94 727 942 864
 
T
+94 112 688 154-8
 
F
+94 112 688 175
 
E
ashoka@boctravels.com
     

  Pasindu Dissanayaka
    Tours Executive
    1st Floor, Bank Of Ceylon, Super Grade
    Branch Building, Baseline Road, Col – 08.
  M +94 727 212 955
  T +94 112 688 154-8
  F +94 112 688 175
  E pasindu@boctravels.com

     
Visa Requirements
  Indian Visa - Double Entry & Nepal Visa - Single Entry
  Passport (Validity should be more than 6 Months)
  4 colour photographs size 2'' & 2 ''with white background
  Photocopy of the National Identity Card or Birth Certificate
  Any previous passports available
     
Hotel Names
   
Bodhgaya 

Sujatha – Old Wing
   
Lumbini 

Nirwana / Red Sun Resort
   
Varanasi 

The Amayaa / The Clarks
   
Kushinagar

Om Residency / Lotus Nikko
   
Sravasthi

Lotus Nikko / Pawan Palace
   
Rajgir 

Gargee Gautam Vihar
       
Special Events
 
  • Half Day Sil Program at Gaya
  Attend to Pirith at Saranath
       
Package Includes
 
    Return Air Tickets
 
    Hotel Accommodation On Sharing Basis
  All Meals As Per The Itinerary
  a Double Entry Indian Visa Fees
  d All Entrance Fees
  sd
    Transport by A/C Delux Coach
  ss Singhala Speaking Tour Guide For All Tours More Than 20 Passengers
  ss English speaking Accompanying  Guide
  ss Bottled Drinking Water
  ss
    Medical Insurance for Passengers age below 75 Yrs.