People visit Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India with faith, devotion, and curiosity. If you want to travel on the footprints of Lord Buddha, then plan your trip to Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath, Kushinagar, and other Buddhist places with the Buddhist circuit tour package. Maya Devi gave birth to Gautama Buddha at Lumbini and thus, it is considered as the most sacred pilgrimage destination. Also, travel to places where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon, gained enlightenment, and attained nirvana with the best Buddhist tour packages.
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Arrive at Delhi airport or railway station when you have booked your trip with the Buddhist circuit tour package. Meet our WSH travel agents and transfer to the pre-booked hotel. Check-in to the hotel to spend the rest of your day at leisure. Night halt in the hotel at Delhi.
On this day, you will enjoy Old Delhi sightseeing with a cycle rickshaw ride to the Jama Masjid via Chandni Chowk, visit Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation site – Raj Ghat, and return to the hotel for night stay.
In the morning, after completion of your breakfast, make a visit to various Gurudwaras in Delhi that consists of Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and the martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur. You can also spend some time for shopping and in the evening, visit Qutub Minar, Baha’i Lotus Temple, Bhai’s house of worship and then, return back to the hotel for night stay.
In the morning, we will transfer you to New Delhi railway station to board Shatabadi Express train to Lucknow. Train leaves Delhi at 0615 and arrive Lucknow at 1330. On arrival in Lucknow, meet our representative who will assist you in the hotel check in process. Later in the afternoon leave for a leisure walk in the old market of Lucknow. An overnight stay at the hotel in Lucknow.
After completion of your breakfast in the morning, make a visit to the Residency complex, La Martiniere, and Dilkusha Gardens. In the afternoon, after your lunch, visit Romi Darwaja, Imambaras, Avadh Nawabs, and some colorful bazaars in Lucknow. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Early in the morning, drive to Shravasti (5 hours journey) and check-in to the hotel. After your lunch in the afternoon, visit Ananda Bodhi tree and Jetavan. Furthermore, have your dinner and you can stay overnight in the hotel.
In the morning, you can start your journey to Lumbini (5 hours drive). On your arrival at Lumbini, check-in to the hotel to spend the remaining day at leisure. Overnight stay in the hotel.
When you visit this place with the best Buddhist Circuit tour package, visit Lumbini Park and also sight Ashoka Pillar. Later, make a visit to Maya Devi Temple – mother of Gautama Buddha, and Chinese temple in pagoda style. Night halt in the hotel at Lumbini.
When you have booked your Buddhist pilgrimage tour with the Buddhist circuit tour package, drive to Kushinagar and check-in to the hotel. Later, we start for sightseeing in Kushinagar – a place where Lord Buddha attained Nirvana. So, visit temples and stupas along with Buddha’s cremation site. Night halt in the hotel at Kushinagar.
On the tenth day of your Buddhist circuit tour with the best Buddhist pilgrimage packages, travel to Patna via Vaishali. In the middle of your way to Patna i.e. stop at Vaishali and make a visit to light Buddha stupa and Ashoka Pillar. Later, on your arrival at Patna, check-in to the hotel for overnight stay.
In the morning, you can start your journey to Bodhgaya and on the way, make a visit to Nalanda and go through the archaeological museum. Further, drive to Rajgir (20 kms drive) and visit Griddhkuta “Hill of Vultures” and Saptparni caves as part of the Buddhist tour package. Later, drive to Bodhgaya and check-in to the pre-booked hotel for night stay.
When you get here with the Buddhist pilgrimage packages, visit Mahabodhi temple and witness various angles of Buddha sitting. You can also sight Bodhi tree in the premises of the temple and if you wish, meditate under the tree. Get back to the hotel for night halt.
In the morning, travel to the railway station for your train journey to Varanasi (train departure time at Bodhgaya – 7:05 am and arrival time at Varanasi – 11:15 am). On your arrival at Varanasi, our WSH travel agents will help you to transfer to the pre-booked hotel. When you have enjoyed Buddhist pilgrimage tour with the Buddhist circuit tour package, also go through the spiritual destination – Varanasi and witness beautiful Ganga aarti. Night halt in the hotel at Varanasi.
On this day of your trip with the Buddhist tour package, it’s time to explore Varanasi. Witness the beautiful sunrise and then, drive to Sarnath to visit temples, stupas, and Ashoka pillar. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
You can have your breakfast and spend your morning time for leisure activities. In the afternoon, board a flight and transfer to Delhi. On your arrival at Delhi, check-in to the pre-booked hotel and stay overnight.
In the morning, you can have your breakfast and your Buddhist circuit tour with the Buddhist pilgrimage package ends on this day. Our travel representatives will drop you at the airport and you can drive back to your home.
In order to book your tour, you need to pay the 50% amount of the tour package.
Then, you will receive payment acknowledgment and the hotel confirmation voucher within one week of payment.
Furthermore, when you head for your trip, you need to pay the remaining 50% of the amount after your check-in to the hotel.
In order to cancel your trip, you must submit notice with the booking lead name in-written at our office. You can also send a mail requesting to cancel your tour and we will refund your tour amount after deducting the cancellation charges. We charge you some cancellation amount based on some set scale in order to cover our unexpected loss and it should be paid by you or your traveling partner.
If you cancel your trip in between the booking date and 30 days prior to the departure date, 30% of the booked tour package cost is chargeable.
If you submit a notice regarding the cancellation of your tour from 30-15 days prior to the departure date, we charge you 50% of the desired tour package cost.
If you cancel your tour between 15 to 7 days of the tour departure date, you will be charged with 75% of the tour package cost.
And if you cancel your trip within 5 days of the departure date, we charge you the total tour package cost i.e. 100%.
White Stork Holidays accept written cancellation requests only on working days. No tour cancellation requests are accepted on Sundays. If you send the cancellation request on Sunday, then it would be considered with the date of the next working day i.e. Monday. If you have booked your tour during Christmas and New Year period i.e. 20th December to 5th January and requested to cancel it, then the amount is not refundable. Rather, you can postpone your tour with the same tour package and avail our services anytime within one year from the booking date.
If we face any unexpected situations, then White Stork Holidays reserve the right to do any changes in your holiday tour program. If you are not ready to accept particular changes made in your holiday trip which will be informed to you before the date of departure, we are ready to offer you similar and equivalent tour packages of the same price. Otherwise, we also allow you to choose the alternative tour package that is offered on sale and if there is any difference in the prices, the increase in amount compared to the tour package you have selected before will be paid by you or if there is any decrease in amount, it will be refunded by us. Else, if you wish, you can cancel your tour and get the refunded amount as per the above terms and conditions.
Circumstances Beyond Our Control: -
We are not responsible for any circumstances beyond our control like war, airport closures, the threat of war, epidemic, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, natural or nuclear disaster, civil unrest, bad weather, and might be any. If any such situations take place, we might change your holiday tour date or we cannot provide our holiday services and you have to suffer the loss or damage. Furthermore, White Stork Holidays does not pay any compensation, cover losses for any amount, and reimburse expenses, or take the responsibility under such conditions.
Your Responsibilities: -
We expect all our customers to enjoy their holiday trip to the fullest. At the same time, it is very important that you need to take care of your actions too. If any of our team members in authority believes that your actions might trouble, upset, disturb other travelers, and if you damage the property, then we have the right to terminate your contract and end your holiday tour. In addition, you and the other people traveling with you from your side are not allowed to use the booked accommodation, transport and other facilities that are part of the tour package. Also, white stork holidays will not refund you any amount or provide compensation for terminating your contract and the other costs for damaging the property need to be paid by you. Alternatively, you may be allowed to continue your holiday tour but with the penalty of the amount imposed on you.
In addition to the above actions and effects, you must keep in mind that you are responsible for your safety and the condition of the property you occupy. Also, when you head to the tourist places with a particular tour package, we are not responsible for the accidents caused due to your inappropriate behavior that can result in an injury.
We want you to experience a peaceful and happy journey with us. In addition, you can have or drink alcohol which would be a part of your enjoyment. But, you are solely responsible for your actions, and the injury, loss or damage that you cause to others after having alcohol.
We and other traveling people included in the journey will be there to hold you, but you individually or other people from your end will be liable for the damage caused to the furniture and any other materials located in the accommodation and will be charged for creating the loss. If you find any breakage defects or damage in the provided accommodation area, it is your responsibility to inform an appropriate person immediately. Thus, you are responsible for the damage caused due to your actions in your trip, and white stork holidays will not accept liability for the damage caused in the accommodation area due to your inappropriate behavior. Also, we have the right to withdraw any services or facilities as a result of your actions.