Dambadiva Pilgrimage Tours - 12 Days / 11 Nights

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 - 2019
AUGUST - SEPTEMBER
BOC Travels 12 AUG 2019 : 23 AUG 2019
BOC Travels 28 AUG 2019 : 08 SEP 2019
BOC Travels 04 SEP 2019 : 15 SEP 2019
BOC Travels 18 SEP 2019 : 29 SEP 2019

Rs. 172,000/=

* Per Passenger



  • FLIGHT SCHEDULE
    AI 284   Colombo - Delhi   0300 : 0610
    AI 271   Varanasi - Colombo   1210 : 1555

ITINERARY

         
Day 01 : Colombo - Delhi  
(B/L/D)
 

Arrive Delhi airport, meet and assist on arrival and transfer to hotel for check in.

After lunch city tour of Delhi. Visit Shakati Pithan, where Sathipattana Suttra held (Greater Kailash), National Museum to see Budhist Relices, drive past Indian Gate, Parliament house and President house.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 02 : Delhi – Agra  
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Agra. On arrival check in at hotel.

After lunch visit world famous Taj Mahal, drive past Red Fort.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 03 : Agra  - Sankasiya – Lucknow (450 Kms/08 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Lucknow. Enroute visit Sankasiya Stupa and Pillar.

Hot lunch at Sankasiya. After lunch drive to Lucknow.

On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 04 : Lucknow – Sravasti (170 km/4 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 – Lumbini (225 Kms/05 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Lumbini (Nepal). Enroute visit Kapilawasthu.

While going to Lumbini, stop at India/Nepal border for Visa/Immigration formalities.

Later check-in at Hotel.

After lunch visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha. Visit Maya Devi Temple and Ashokan Pillar.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 06 : Lumbini – Kushinagar (180 Kms/05 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Kushinagar. On arrival check in at hotel.

After lunch visit Maha Parinirwana Temple where Buddha took his last breath and visit Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha) & Japan Temple.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 07 : Kushinagar – Vaishali – Rajgir (325 Kms/08 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast drive to Rajgir. Enroute visit Vaishali Stupa and Pillar.

Hot lunch at Vaishali. Later drive to Rajgir. On arrival check in at hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 08 : Rajgir – Bodhgaya (80 Kms/02 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast visit Rajgir - visit the Vulture Hill, Hot Spring in Rajgir, World Peace Stupa, Bamboo's Garden.

After lunch check out from the hotel and visit Nalanda, world oldest Univercity.

On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

         
Day 09 : Bodhgaya  
(B/L/D)
 

Morning visit Mahabodhi Temple. Offer Milk Rice to Sri Maha Bodhi Tree and Observe Sil.

After Breakfast attend to Sath Sathi Vandana.

Lunch ( Dawal Dana ) at Hotel.

Back to Mahabodhi Temple and attend to Bodhi Pooja.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Bodhgaya Hotel.

         
Day 10 : Bodhgaya – Varanasi (252 Kms/05-06 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

Breakfast at Hotel, Morning Heal Dana in Mahabodhi Temple at Bodhgaya.

Later sight scene at Niranjana River, Sujata Temple. Then visit Dungeshwari Caves.

Back to hotel for Lunch.

After lunch check out from hotel and drive to Varanasi.

         
Day 11 : Varanasi  
(B/L/D)
 

Early morning boat ride on river Ganges to see the bathing Ghats.

After breakfast free for shopping.

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 12 : Varanasi – Colombo Departure  
(B/L)
 

After breakfast on time departure transfer to airport to board the flight for onward journey.

         

- 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 : 
+94 702 942 864 | T: +94 11 2688154-8
E : ashoka@boctravels.com
     
    Pasindu Dissanayaka
Tours Executive
1st Floor, Bank Of Ceylon, Super Grade Branch Building, Baseline Road, Col – 08
M : 
+94 702 812 955 | T: +94 11 2688154 - 8
E : pasindu@boctravels.com
     
     
 
Hotel Names
  - Bodhgaya
:
Dhamma Grand
  - Varanasi
:
The Amaya
  - Kushinagar
:
Om Residency
  - Delhi
:
Hotel La (4* Deluxe)
  - Rajgir : Gargi Gautam Vihar
  - Lucknow
:
Lineage
  - Lumbini
:
Red sun Resort
  - Sravasthi
:
Lotus Nikko Hotel / Pawan palace / Hotel Platinum
  - Agra
:
Crystal Sarovar Premier
     
 
Special Events
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  • Sil Program at Gaya
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  • Attend to Pirith at Saranath
  - Offer Heel Danaya to Sri Lanka Monks at Mahabodhi Society.
   
 
Package Includes
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  • Return Air Tickets
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  • Hotel Accommodation On Sharing Basis
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  • All Meals As Per The Itinerary
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  • Double Entry Indian Visa Fees
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  • All Entrance Fees
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  • Transport by A/C Delux Coach
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  • Singhala Speaking Tour Guide For All Tours More Than 20 Passengers
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  • English speaking Accompanying  Guide
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  • Bottled Drinking Water
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  • Medical Insurance for Passengers age below 75 Yrs.