Buddhist Tour Package India

Gaya - Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Varanasi

Duration

6 Days

Group Size

30 persons

Location

Bodhgaya

Overview

Guided trip to Mahabodhi temple, Thai Temple and Bodhi tree

Visit Nalanda and Rajgir 

Guided trip to Mahaparinirvana temple and Thai Temple

Morning boat cruise on the river Ganges 

Guided trip to The Vishwanath Temple & The Durga Temple and The Banaras Hindu University

Included/Excluded

Meeting and assistance on arrival.

Hotel accommodation on double/triple sharing (as per the booking) in the hotels mentioned or similar as per the availability

Daily Buffet/ fixed Menu breakfast in hotel.

Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary by the chauffeur driven vehicle and for the duration of the services as per the itinerary

All transfers and sightseeing by AC Etios/Swift Dzire or similar for 2-3 adult pax and AC Tavera/Innova/Xylo or similar for 4-7 adult pax.

Toll tax, parking, driver allowance and interstate taxes of the transport

All Applicable Taxes of Hotel

Air fare / train fare

Coolie / porter charges, Camera charges, Donations at temples.

Extended stay or travelling due to any reason.

Any meals other than those specified in Tour Cost Includes’

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Any other item not specified in ‘Tour cost includes’

GST 5% on total invoice

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival Gaya
On arrival with meeting and assistance at the airport/railway station. Our Ghumney representative will meet to welcome and escort you and straight transfer to Hotel. Complete the check-in formalities and relax for a while. Thereafter, get ready to visit the Mahabodhi Temple. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the temple is the place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. Within the temple complex, you will be taken to the Bodhi Tree under which the Lord gained enlightenment. The site is a major pilgrimage for Buddhist and is thronged by followers of Buddhism from all over the world. From there you will be visiting the Wat Thai Temple. The shrine is unique and only Thai temple in India. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2 : Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna
Savor hearty breakfast in the morning. Later on, leave for Patna by road. There will be a halt en route to explore attractions of Rajgir - the first capital kingdom of Magadha. It is famed for housing Buddhist ruins, rock-cut caves, shell inscriptions, Hindu Jain temples and forts etc. Also, you will be visiting the Nalanda. Dating back to the 450CE, Nalanda was a Buddhist university. Many of the notable guests of this longest running university in the Indian history were Mahavira and Buddha. After exploring the places, resume your drive towards Patna. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. An overnight stay is planned at the hotel in Patna.
Day 3 : Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar
After having your breakfast, enjoy a road trip to Kushinagar, a Buddhist pilgrimage site. While on your way, visit Vaishali. A small district in Bihar, Vaishali is also a revered Buddhist, Hindu and Jain pilgrimage place. Lord Mahavira was born here whereas Lord Buddha has spent a significant time of his life here. After exploring the Vaishali, continue your journey to Kushinagar. On reaching, check-in at the hotel and relax. Kushinagar is another Buddhist pilgrimage where Lord Buddha attained Nirvana. Dotted with numerous stupas and monasteries, the sacred place is famed for deriving its name from that of Lord Rama’s son, Kush. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 : Kushinagar - Varanasi
After breakfast, get ready for a city tour of Kushinagar. During the day trip, you will be visiting the Mahaparinirvana Temple. The holy shrine is a home to 6.10 m long statue of the Buddha in a reclining position. An important characteristic of the statue is that it is made up of a single piece of red sandstone of Chunar. Reckoned as the most sacred shrines of the Buddhists, the temple is visited by numerous devotees throughout the year. Subsequently, you will be traveling to the Wat Thai temple. The temple is so splendid that it can be seen from anywhere in Kushinagar. Attracting tourists from all over the world, the temple portrays the typical Thai Buddhist architectural style. After paying homage, you will leave for Varanasi. After reaching, check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5 : Varanasi Sightseeing
The day starts early in the morning as you enjoy a boat ride on river Ganges in Varanasi in the wee hours. Thereafter, you can satiate your hunger with scrumptious breakfast. Post this, visit Sarnath where Buddha preached his message after attaining enlightenment at Bodhgaya. Ashoka adorned this place with numerous magnificent stupas and monasteries. The afternoon is reserved for visiting the famous temples in Varanasi like the Kashi Vishwanath Temple and the Durga Temple. The Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu shrines of Lord Shiva and also houses one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. Painted in red, the Durga Mandir is also known as the Monkey Temple. A holy abode of Goddess Durga, the temple holds great religious importance and was built by a Bengali Queen in the 18th century. A visit to the Banaras Hindu University is also on the list. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6 : Varanasi departure
After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to airport/railway station to board flight/train for onward destination. End of Our Services ( Check-in/ Check-out time is 1200 Hrs. at all hotels )

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Terms & Conditions:
  • As per the Government directive, all Indian citizens can produce any govt. approved photo identity such as Driving License/Pan Card/Voter ID card/Passport at the point of check-in at the hotel. Tourist himself is responsible for carrying, shifting and taking care of their own luggage
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and valid for Indian National.
  • Rooms are subject to availability at the time of receiving firm booking.
  • In case of non-availability of the mentioned hotels, similar kind/quality of hotels will be provided. Although we try our best to maintain same price alternate accommodation or transport however it may change for the reasons beyond our control or due to non-availability of the same. Incase of any supplement applicable due to hotel or transport change the same will be paid by the guest travelling and is an extra cost to be payable by the guest.
Is this rate valid on any festival date?
No, Rates are not valid in any Festival Date.

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