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

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
February - March
BOC Travels 08 FEB 2019 : 15 FEB 2019
BOC Travels 22 FEB 2019 : 01 MAR 2019
BOC Travels 08 MAR 2019 : 15 MAR 2019

Rs. 146,000/=

* Per Passenger


  • FLIGHT SCHEDULE
  Colombo – Varanasi UL 149 19:00 - 22:20
  Varanasi – Colombo UL 150 23:20 - 02:50

ITINERARY

         
Day 01 : Arrive Varanasi  
 

Upon Arrival Meeting & Greeting then transfer to Hotel. Have Snacks & Tea. Overnight stay at Hotel.

         
Day 02 :

Varanasi - Sravasti

(325 km/8 hrs.) ( B/L/D )
 

Morning after breakfast visit After lunch drive to Sravasti. Overnight stay at Hotel.

         
Day 03 : Sravasti - Lumbini (225 Kms/06 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

Morning after breakfast Visit Sravasti, where Buddha spent his 24 monsoons, visit Jetvana and Ananda Bodhi Tree.

After lunch drive to Lumbini.

Overnight stay at Hotel.

         
Day 04 : Lumbini - Kushinagar (180 Kms/05 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

After breakfast visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha.

Visit Maya Devi Temple and Ashokan Pillar.

Lunch at Lumbini. After drive to Kushinagar.

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

Overnight stay at Hotel.

         
Day 05 : ushinagar-Vaishali-Rajgir ( 325 km/8 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

Breakfast at hotel.

Then drive to Rajgir. En route Visit Vaishali Stupa and Ashoka Pillar,

Hot Lunch at Vaishali.

Later drive to Rajgir. Overnight stay at Hotel.

         
Day 06 : Rajgir - Bodhgaya (30 km/2 hrs)
(B/L/D)
 

Early morning after breakfast visit the vulture Hill, hot spring in Rajgir, world peace Stupa, Bamboo's Garden.

After that Nalanda to visit the ruins of world oldest University.

Lunch at Rajgir. Then Drive to Bodhgaya.

Overnight stay at Hotel.

         
Day 07 : Bodhgaya - Observe Sil  
(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.

After Lunch sight scene at Niranjana River, Sujata Temple - which is across the Niranjana river & it's 30 minutes walk,Then visit Dungeshwari Caves.

Evening back to Mahabodhi Temple and attend Bodhi Pooja.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Bodhgaya Hotel.

         
Day 08 : Bodhgaya - Varanasi-Out (255 km/6 hrs)
(B/L)
  Breakfast at Hotel, Morning Heal Dana in Mahabodhi Temple at Bodhgaya, After early lunch drive to Varanasi to connect the flight for onward destination.
         

- 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
+94 112 688 154-8
 
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 +94 702 812 955
  T +94 112 688 154-8
  F +94 112 688 175
  E pasindu@boctravels.com

     
Hotel Names
   
Bodhgaya 

Sujatha – Old Wing / Bodhgaya Regency
   
Lumbini 

Nirwana / Red Sun Resort
    Varanasi  The Amaya / Grape Vine
   
Kushinagar

Om Residency / Lotus Nikko
   
Sravasthi

Lotus Nikko
   
Rajgir 

Gargee Gautam Vihar
       
Special Events
 
  • Half Day Sil Program at Gaya
  Attend to Pirith at Saranath
  aa Offer Heel Danaya to Sri Lanka Monks at Mahabodhi Society.
 
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.