Bihar is a state in eastern India.Bihar has a glorious past. Bihar was known as Magadha in ancient times.Buddha lived and preached in Bihar and from Bihar Buddhism spread out into the world. Bihar have some of the finest monuments of Hindu and Mughal architecture of ancient times.
Duration : 24 Nights – 25 Days
Destinations : Delhi – Kolkata – Orissa – Bhubaneshwar – Puri – Vaishali – Gaya – Bodhgaya – Varanasi – Gorakhpur – Basti – Ayodhya – Lucknow – Rishikesh – Delhi
Day 01 : Depart Amsterdam- Frankfurt- Delhi
Day 02 : Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi meeting and assistance followed by transfer to hotel at karol bagh. Overnight stay at hotel. Full day free for your own activities.Delhi – capital of modern india “the heart of india” . Many dynasties and rulers have flourished on its regal soil over the last 3000 years. The legacy still survives in many monuments varying from the 13th century mausoleum of the lodi king to that of imperial india’s parliament house and the president house. Where medieval palaces and bazaars exist beside a modern metropolis. Delhi is the city waiting to be explored, so enjoy! Day free to explore Delhi on own.
Day 03 : Delhi:
Breakfast at hotel. Later proceeds for full day city tour of combined (old & new Delhi) visiting raj ghat- the cremation sites of mahatma gandhi, jama masjid and drive past red fort and chandni chowk. Afternoon visit indira gandhi museum, lotus temple, india gate (war memorial arch), lakshmi narayan (birla) temple – a modern hindu temple. Also drive past president’s house and parliament house. Rest of the day free for self- activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. In-time transfer to airport to connect the flight for kolkatta.
On arrival at kolkata, meeting and assistance by our representative followed by transfer to hotel hotel golden park (4*+) or hotel lytton rest of the day free for self- activities. Overnight stay at hotel.Victoria memorial, calcutta tour
Day 05 : Kolkata – Orissa ( by train )
Breakfast at hotel – in time transfer to railway station to connect the train.
Dep –Kolkata at 06.00 hrs by shatabdi exp.
Arr – Bhubaneswar at 1305 hrs
On arrival check in hotel swosti plaza.later proceed for half day city tour.over night at hotel.
Day 06 : Bhubaneswar – Puri – Bhubaneswar
Breakfast at hotel.later drive to puri. Enroute visit dhauli (budhist stupa) textile crafts,artisan village,the world famous konark sun temple.over night at hotel.
Day 07 : Orissa – Kolkata ( by train )
Breakfast at hotel – in time transfer to railway station to connect the train.
Dep – Bhubaneswar at 05.45 hrs by shatabdi exp.
Arr – Kolkata at 13.15 hrs
On arrival at Kolkata checkin hotel golden park / lytton. Evening free for your own.over night at hotel.
Day 08 : Kolkata
Breakfast at hotel. Later proceeds for full day city tour of kolkatta with guide . Full day city tour of kolkata covering victoria memorial hall, belur math, mother teresa’s house, flower market, kalighat & dakhineswhar temple rest of the day free for self- activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09 : Kolkata- Patna
Breakfast at hotel. In-time transfer to railwaystation to connect the train for Patna.
Depart kolkata at:13.55 hrs. By: jan shatabdi express.
Arrive Patna at: 21.30 hrs.
On arrival at Patna meeting and assistance by our representative at the railway station followed by transfer to hotel chanakya(3*). Overnight stay at hotel.Sarjana chowk, Patna tour
Breakfast at hotel and proceed for the half day city tour of Patna, the capital of bihar, is among the world’s oldest capital cities. Set in a very fertile stretch of land along the banks of the ganges,
The area has seen such mighty rulers as bimbisara, ajatashatru, chandragupta,Ashoka, samadragupta and vikramaditya. As each ruler ascended in power and established dynastic glory, he gave his capital a new name. Thus the ancient kusumpura metamorphosed through pushpapura, pataliputra, azeemabad and now into Patna, a continuous history ranging from 6th century bc to the present – a record few cities in the world can claim. The mahatma gandhi setu, one of the longest bridges in the world at 7.5 km, crosses the ganges 5 km west of the city. Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel and proceed for full day excursion to vaishali.- birth place of mahavir, here you can see the ashoka pillar,musuem and stupa. On the way to vaishali you can cross mahatma gandhi setu (longest bridge on river ganges in india) also visit villages of bihar. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 12 : Patna-Gaya-Bodhgaya (100 kms/ 3-4 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to bodhgaya, enroute visiting gaya- famous for hindu pilgrimage, its said to be holy to do last ritual after death. On arrival check-in at hotel sujata(3*+). Afternoon visit mahabodhi tree and temple. Overnight at hotel.Ram nagar fort, varanasi tour
Breakfast at hotel and drive to varanasi. On arrival check-in at hotel hindustan international.(4*) for overnight stay.Varanasi (benares)– amongst the oldest living cities in the world, is also the holiest of hindu pilgrimages. Thousands of devotees come here daily to the banks of the river ganga to take a ritual dip and cleanse their souls and to worship at its many temples. It is not just important for hindus, but has links with buddhism and jainism as well. It was at sarnath close by, that buddha preached his first sermon and lord mahavir also revealed his jain philosophy at kasi – nearby. Varanasi is to hindus what the vatican is to catholics.
Day 14 : Varanasi
Early morning proceed for a boat ride with guide to visit the holy ganges where thousands of devotees come here daily to the banks of the river ganga to take a ritual dip and cleanse their souls and to worship at its many temples. Later back to hotel for breakfast and after some time proceeds for afternoon is kept free to explore this religious town with guide.visit bharat mata temple,famous shiva temple. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 15 : Varanasi-Gorakhpur (201 km./4-5 hrs.)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to gorakhpur. On arrival checkin at hotel bobina (3 star). Overnight stay at hote.
Day 16 : Gorakhpur-basti-Gorakhpur (140 kms/6 hrs.)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning full day excursion to basti. Evening return to gorakhpur for overnight stay.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to lucknow via ayodhya – ram janam bhumi, saryu river. Continue drive to lucknow. On arrival checkin at hotel la plas park inn. Overnight stay at hotel.The holy city of ayodhya – one of hinduism’s seven holy cities. It is also known as ‘ram janam bhumi’ – the birthplace of lord rama and is a major pilgrimage centre since it was also connected with many events in the relegious epic ramayana. The atharvaveda describes ayodhya as the city built by gods. The city has many temples where people from all over the country come to worship.Imambara, lucknow tour packages
Day 18 : Lucknow
Breakfast at hotel. Morning half day city tour of lucknow visiting city’s finest monument, bara imambara. Other places of interest are the rumi darwaza, chota imambara,, and the remnants of the old british residency including la martinere, one of the lucknow’s first large european style buildings. Overnight stay at hotel.Lucknow – the capital of uttar pradesh – one of the biggest states in india, is situated on the banks of the river gomati, tributary of the ganges. It is an enchanting city with its mixture of down at heel elegance, fascinating charm and unique culture – a legacy that it inherits from more gracious times when the kingdom of avadh (oudh) saw the last great flowering of a civilization that began with the mughals.
Day 19 : Lucknow-Delhi (train)
Breakfast at hotel. Moring free. Evening transfer train station to board train for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi transfer to hotel karol bagh. Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to rishikesh. En-route visit haridwar visiting har ki pauri, mansa devi temple by trolley. On arrival check-in at hotel tapovan resort. Rest of the day free at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.Rishikesh temple, indian temple tourday 21 : rishikesh
Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit ram jhula, laxman jhula, parmarth ashram and triveni ghat. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 22 : Rishikesh- Delhi (220 kms/ 5hrs)
Breakfast at hotel morning drive to Delhi on arrival check-in at hotel karol bagh.evening free. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 23 : Delhi
Breakfast at hotel. Rest of the day free for self-activities. (no transport). Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 24 : Delhi
Breakfast at hotel .full day free ( no transport )overnight at hotel.
Day 25 : Depart from Delhi
Transfer to airport to connect the flight for onward destination.
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