Bihar Tour

Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days

Destinations Covered : Kolkata - Patna - Vaishali - Gaya - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Ranasi - Varanasi - Allahabad - Ayodhaya - Lucknow – Delhi

Day 01 : Depart Amsterdam – Kolkata (By Flight)

Board the flight

Dakshineswar Temple, Kolkata
Dakshineswar Temple - Kolkata
Day 02 : Arrive Kolkata (By Flight)

On arrival in Kolkata meet and assist by our representative followed by transfer to Hotel, rest of the day free at leisure.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 03 : Kolkata

Following breakfast at hotel, later proceeds for full day guided city tour of Kolkatta visiting Flower Market, Dakshineswar temple, Belur Math, Victoria memorial Hall and Mother Teresa’s house.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 04 : Kolkata - Patna (By Flight)

Following breakfast at hotel followed by departure transfer to Kolkata airport in-time to connect the flight for Patna.
Upon arrival in Patna meet and assist by our representative followed by transfer hotel, rest of the day free at leisure.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Ashoka pillar, Vaishali
Ashoka pillar - Vaishali
Day 05 : Patna - Vaishali - Patna (By Surface: 55 Kms / 01 hrs drive one way)

Breakfast at Hotel and proceed for full day excursion to Vaishali without Guide. Vaishali- Birth place of Mahavir, here you can see the Ashoka pillar, Museum 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 06 : Patna - Gaya - Bodhgaya (By Surface: 110 Kms / 02 ½ hrs drive)

Following breakfast at hotel drive to Bodhgaya, en-route visiting Gaya- famous for Hindu pilgrimage, it’s said to be holy to do last ritual after death. On arrival check-in at Hotel, afternoon visit Mahabodhi Tree and temple
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 07 : Bodhgaya - Varanasi (By Surface: 250 Kms / 6-7 hrs drive)

Morning breakfast at hotel later drive to Varanasi, upon arrival check-in at Hotel, rest of the day free at leisure.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Mahabodhi Temple
Mahabodhi Temple - Bodhgaya
Day 08 : 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 followed by visit 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 Sarnath, just outside Varanasi - it's as holy to the Buddhists as Varanasi is to the Hindus. Here you will witness the ruins of a once flourishing Buddhist monastery and then visit a fine museum which houses an excellent collection of Buddhist art and sculpture (Friday closed) and Visit Bharat Mata Temple.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 09 : Varanasi - Allahabad (By Surface: 130 Kms / 03 ½ hrs drive)

Morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Allahabad, upon arrival check-in at Hotel, rest of the day free at leisure.
Afternoon visit Sangam (meeting point of three rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati)

Day 10 : Allahabad – Ayodhaya (By Surface: 290 Kms / 6 -7 hrs Approx)

Morning breakfast at hotel, later drive to Faizabad, on arrival check-in at hotel.
Afternoon visit Ram Janm Bhumi Temple and Saryu River

Day 11 : Ayodhaya - Lucknow (By Surface: 130 KMS / 3- 4 hrs approx)

Morning breakfast at hotel, later drive to Lucknow, on arrival check-in at Hotel, rest of the day free at leisure.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Bara Imambara
Bara Imambara - Lucknow
Day 12 : Lucknow

Morning proceeds for half –day guided 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, rest of the day free for self activities.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 13 : Lucknow – Delhi (By Train: Swarn Shatabadi Express: Dep. 15.35 / Arr.22.15 hrs)

Morning breakfast at hotel , afternoon departure to Lucknow railway station in time to connect the train for Delhi, upon arrival meet & assist by our chauffeur followed by transfer to hotel, rest of the free at leisure.

Day 14 : Delhi

Morning after breakfast at hotel proceeds for city tour of Old and New Delhi with an English speaking guide, visiting Red Fort (closed on every Monday) enjoy cycle rickshaw ride in Old Delhi, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat. Afternoon visit Qutab Minar, Humayun’s tomb, Birla Mandir, Lotus temple, India Gate and drive pass by President & Parliament House.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 15 : Delhi – Depart (By Flight)

Morning departure transfer to Delhi airport in time connect the flight back to home.