Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
You will be met at the airport. After meeting and greeting he will escort you to hotels and will help you for check-in. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Today, leave for sight-seeing tour, which includes Jama Masjid - the largest mosque of Emperor Shahjahan. Later proceed to Red Fort, Raj Ghat- cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi, to India Gate - a 42 meter stone arch built in the memory of the Indian Soldiers who died in World War II, Drive past the President's House & Parliament House, Humayun's Tomb (a memorial of the Mughals, its design is inspired by the Taj Mahal), the Qutab Minar & Lotus Temple. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Varanasi - Sarnath
Transfer to Airport to connect flight IC 806 dep. 11:00 / arr. at Varanasi at 12:15 hrs. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath, the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Evening drive back to Varanasi and watch "aarti" at Ganga Ghats. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 04 : Varanasi
Early morning boat ride on River Ganges. After breakfast leave for full day sightseeing of the city. The places of interest are Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas and the Banaras Hindu University. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 05 : Varanasi - Bodhgaya
Morning proceed for Bodhgaya which is about 247 kms / 6-7 hrs drive. Bodhgaya is the place where Gautama Buddha attained unsurpassed, supreme Enlightenment. On arrival check into hotel and the rest of the day is free. Overnight in hotel.
Day 06 : Bodhgaya
Sightseeing of Maha Bodhi Temple and Bodhi Tree. Visit the Chinese Temple. In the afternoon visit Niranjana River and Sujata Temple. Also visit the school of the destitute. Overnight at Bodhgaya.
Day 07 : Bodhgaya - Rajgir
Early morning proceed to visit the historical town of Rajgir (72 kms / 2 hrs). Rajgir was the lifetime of the Buddha and was the capital of the powerful Magadhan kingdom, ruled by the virtuous King Bimbisara. Overnight at Rajgir.
Day 08 : Nalanda - Patna - Vaishali
Morning leave Rajgir for Nalanda via Patna. Nalanda was the most renowned university in ancient India. Established in the 5th century B.C. it remained a live center of learning till the 12th century A.D. Proceed to Patna after lunch and then on to Vaishali.
Day 09 : Vaishali - Patna - Delhi
We retrace our steps back to Patna and take the flight back to Delhi. From here you can connect with your flight home, take extra time out in Delhi or add on other tours.