Buddhism in India began with the life of Siddhartha Gautama (ca. 563-483 B.C.), a prince from the small Shakya Kingdom located in the foothills of the Himalayas in Nepal. Nepal is a landlocked country in Southern Asia, between China and India. It is one of the most fascinating countries in the world with its natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, towering Pagodas, spectacular Himalayan Ranges with worlds highest peaks It contains eight of the world’s 10 highest peaks, including Mount Everest – the world’s tallest – on the border with Tibet.
PLACES COVERED: DELHI –AGRA- VARANASI – BODHGAYA – RAJGIR – NALANDA –KUSHINAGAR – LUMBINI-CHITWAN-POKHRA-KATHMANDU
Delhi: Old City Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid, President House, Qutab Minar, Humanyun’s Tomb.
Agra: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri.
Varanasi: Bharat Mata Temple,Ghats, And Morning Boat Ride.
Bodhgaya: Peepul Tree, Bodhi Tree, Mahabodhi Temple, Animesh Lochan Chai Tya, Boddhi Tree, Chankrama, Ratnaghar, Sun Tample, Vishnupad Temple, Barabra Caves.
Rajgir: Shanti Stupa, Gridhakuta Hill, Bimbisara Jail,Buddha Monuments
Nalanda: Nalanda University, Archaeological Complex, Museum, Nava Nalanda Mahavihar, Hieun Tsang Memorial Hall, Silap, Surajpur Baragoan.
Kushinagar: Ramabha Stupa,
Lumbini: Gautama Buddha Birth Places,
Chitwan: Chitwan National Park, Jungle Activity.
Pokhara: Hindu And Buddhist Temples.
Kathmandu: Durbar Square, Bodhnath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambunath Temple And Patan.
BEST TIME TO TRAVEL: SEPTEMBER TO APRIL