Jain Circuit- (Circular/ Breaking Tour)

Destination Covered : Varanasi- Sarnath- Chandrawati- Varanasi- Patna- Vaishali- Basokund- Patna- Pavapuri- Kundalpur- Rajgir (Rajgruhi)- Rujuvalika- Parasnath Shikharji- Gaya- Bodhgaya- Varanasi

Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days


Tour Highlights

♦  Excursion tour to Sarnath and Chandrawati.

♦  Excursion to Vaishali for visit Jain Temple and Lord Mahaveer birth place at Basokund. 

♦  Visit Lord Mahaveer Nirvana place at Pavapuri.

♦  Ride to Rajgir and on the way visit Kundalpur.

♦  Pahad (Mountain) yatra and visit various Jain Temple at Rajgir (Rajgruhi).

♦  Visit Lord Mahaveer Enlightment place at Rujuvalika.

♦  Early morning proceed for Pahad (Mountain) yatra at Parasnath Hill & Sikharji.


Details Itinerary

Day 1  Arrive Varanasi- (10 Kms/30 Mns Approx.) Sarnath- (20 Kms/40 Mns Approx.) Chandrawati-(30 Kms/ 1:00 Hrs Approx.) Varanasi

Upon your arrival at airport / railway station, meet with our driver and get transferred to hotel & relax. Later start Temples tour of Varanasi and visiting Shree Parshvanath Digambar Jain Temple (Bhelupur) and Shree Suparshwanath Bhagwan Jain Digambar Temple (Jain ghat, Bhadaini).You can explore local famous Varanasi Silk & Carpet product.

After that proceed excursion tour to Sarnath and on arrival visit Shri Shreyansnath (4 Kalyanaks) Shwetambar Jain Temple, (Sarnath,Hiramanpur).

Then ride to Chandrawati and visit Digambar Jain Temple & Shri Chandraprabhu Swami Kalyanak Jain Temple. Return back to Varanasi and overnight stay at the Hotel.

 

Day 2  Varanasi- (250 Kms/ 6:00 Hrs Approx.) Patna

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and ride to Patna. On arrival check in to hotel and later visit Shwetambar Jain Temple Shri Patliputra Tirth, Shri Digambar Jain Siddha Kshetra Kamaldahji (Gulzarbagh), Shri Dadabari Jain Temple & Shree Parashwanath Digambar Jain Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

 

Day 3  Patna- (35 Kms/ 1:20 Hrs Approx.) Vaishali- (50 Kms/ 1:45 Hrs Approx.) Basokund- (65 Kms/ 2:00 Hrs Approx.) Patna

Morning after breakfast ride to Vaishali. On arrival visit Shri Vaishali Digambar Jain Tirtha Kshetra (Near Vaishali High School chok).

Then proceed to Basokund- According to historians, Jain followers of different sects believe there are three places in Bihar associated with the birthplace of Lord Mahavira. These are Basokund in Vaishali, Lachhuar in Jamui and Kundalpur. The most accepted among the three is Basokund, said many historians quoting several ancient and modern texts. In 599 B.C. on the day of Chaitra Shukla Trayodashi, a son namely Vardhamaan was born to king Siddhartha and queen Trishala in Vaihali (Basokund) which belong to Videha Prorince.

On arrival visit Bhagwan Mahaveer Janma Smarak Basokund (Kalyanak Kshetra).

After that ride back to Patna. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 4  Patna- (80 Kms/ 2:00 Hrs Approx.) Pavapuri- (15 Kms/ 40 Mns Approx.) Kundalpur-(15 Kms/ 40 Mns Approx.) Rajgir (Rajgruhi)

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and ride to Pavapuri - It is the place of Mahavira's nirvana. On arrival visit Jal Mandir (The marvelous white marble Temple seems floating in the middle of a magnificent blooming Lotus Lake), Digambar Temple and Samosharan Temple- It is believe that 24th the last Tirthankara Mahavira delivered the first and last Sermon to his disciples.

After that proceed ride to Kundalpur- It just 1.6 km from the ruins of Nalanda. On arrival visit Jain Temple.

Then ride to Rajgir (Rajgruhi). Lord Mahavira, 24th Tirthankara spent fourteen years of his life at Rajgir (Rajgruhi). Spending Chaturmas (i.e. 4 months of the rainy season) at a single place in Rajgir (Rajgruhi) and the rest in the places in the vicinity. The 20th Jain tirthankara, Munisuvrata is supposed to have been born here. On arrival check in to hotel and overnight stay.

 

Day 5  Rajgir (Rajgruhi)

Morning after breakfast visit Mahavir Swamiji Golden Temple & Naulakha Temple, after puja proceed for Pahad yatra by walk / ropeways (on your own cost) and do darshan of different Jain Temples.

An ancient Temple (about 1200 years old) dedicated to Munisuvrat bhagwan is also present here along with many other Jain Temples. This Temple is also a place for four Kalyanakas of Bhagwan Munisuvratnath.

Lord Mahaveer delievered the divine speech for the first time (Deshna) from the five hills of Vipulachala, Ratnagiri, Udaigiri, Arungiri (Swarngiri) and Vaibhavgiri. So many ascetic saints attained salvation going through deep meditation and penance. So this place is also famous as Siddha Kshetra. 

Return back to hotel & overnight stay.

 

Day 6  Rajgir (Rajgruhi)- (160 Kms/ 4:30 Hrs Approx.) Rujuvalika- (33 Kms/ 45 Mns Approx.) Parasnath Sikhar ji

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and ride to Rujuvalika- (Where Lord Mahaveer attained enlightment). On arrival visit Bhagwan Mahavir Swami Jain Temple.

After that proceed ride to Parasnath Sikhar ji. Most of the temples are dedicated to Parsvanath who meditated and attained salvation on Parasnath Hill that looms over Shikharji town. On arrival check in to hotel and later visit Jahaj Mandir, Kanch Mandir,Bhaktamar Mandir,Bhumiyaji Mandir,Samvasharan, Digambar Mandir
(on your own). Overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 7  Parasnath Sikhar ji

Early in the morning around 4:00 a.m. proceed for Pahad yatra (Where twenty Jain Tirthankars, out of twenty-four attained salvation in the parasnath hills). It is 9 kms uphill from the base which makes it an 18 kms round trip, with two Temples and 24 shrines. Here do holy bath, rituals, puja and darshan of so many Temples.

Return back to hotel & overnight stay.

 

Day 8  Parasnath Sikhar ji - (180 Kms/ 4:30 Hrs Approx.) Gaya- (15 Kms/ 30 Mns Approx.) Bodhgaya

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and ride to Gaya. On arrival visit Jain Temple (Jain mandir marg, Dulhingunj).

Then transfer to Bodhgaya and check in to hotel. Evening free time for leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 9  Bodhgaya- (250 Kms/ 6:00 Hrs Approx.) Varanasi- Departure

Morning after breakfast check out from hotel and ride back to Varanasi. On arrival departure transfer to the airport / railway station to connect your flight / train for onward destination.

 

PACKAGE INCLUDES :

a) 08 Nights accommodation in Hotel with breakfast. 
b) All transfers & sightseeing tours by using AC Vehicle.
c) All applicable vehicle taxes, toll, parking fees, fuel charges etc.
d) All applicable taxes. 


PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDES :

a) Expenses of personal nature such as tele calls, alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages, extra services at the hotel etc.
b) Airfares, Airport Taxes & Railways fare. 
c) Any insurance surcharge.
d) Still / video cameras fees.
e) Monuments entry fees.
f) Guide services.
g) Any other expenses that aren’t included in above mention services.


 

Journey Ends With Sweet Memories