Embark on an “Enlightening Excursion” to the sacred town of Shravasti, where the historical and spiritual legacies of Lord Buddha come to life. Depart from Lucknow and delve into the heart of Buddhist heritage as you explore the revered Jetavana Monastery, believed to be one of Buddha’s favorite retreats. Discover the ruins of meditation halls, monastic cells, and the iconic Anandabodhi tree. Visit Gandhakuti, Lord Buddha’s residence, and explore the ancient twin cities of Sahet and Mahet, where stupas, temples, and monasteries unveil the rich history of this hallowed site. An immersive journey guided by local expertise awaits.
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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 8:00 AM
Indicative Drop-Off Time: 7:30 PM
Your private day tour to Shravasti begins with an early departure from Lucknow in a comfortable private vehicle. After a scenic drive of approximately 3 hours, you will reach the sacred town of Shravasti, where your local guide will provide insights into its history and significance.
Your exploration of Shravasti commences with a visit to Jetavana Monastery, one of Lord Buddha's favorite retreats. Here, you will marvel at the ancient ruins, including meditation halls and monastic cells. The famous Anandabodhi tree, where Lord Buddha is believed to have meditated, stands as a testament to the site's spiritual importance.
Following your visit to Jetavana Monastery, you will enjoy a well-deserved lunch break at a local restaurant, indulging in authentic cuisine with recommendations from your guide.
In the afternoon, your journey continues with a visit to Gandhakuti, the dwelling place of Lord Buddha during his visits to Shravasti. You'll explore the ancient brick structure, believed to be the Buddha's hut, appreciating its architectural details and spiritual ambiance.
Subsequently, you'll explore Sahet and Mahet, the ancient twin cities steeped in Buddhist history. These cities host the ruins of monasteries, temples, and stupas that played a pivotal role during Lord Buddha's time. Your knowledgeable guide will impart insights into Lord Buddha's life and teachings, as well as the region's rich history.
As the day draws to a close, you'll commence your return journey back to Lucknow, accompanied by your local guide. By late evening, you will arrive back in Lucknow, concluding your spiritual and historical pilgrimage to Shravasti with cherished memories.