Buddhisam Pilgrimage Tour Package

2N Varanasi , 2N Bodhgaya , 2N Rajgir and 1N Patna

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Itinerary Map

What's Included

Car Details
Road transport from Varanasi - A/c Vehicle
Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Varanasi 2 night(s)
plaza inn hotel
Standard Room
Room only
Bodhgaya 2 night(s)
Hotel Delta International
Standard Room
Room only
Rajgir 2 night(s)
Gautam Vihar
Standard Room
Room only
Patna 1 night(s)
Amit Hotel
Standard Room
Room only
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
Varanasi
  • Transportation by A/C indigo(2pax)/ Tavera / Scorpio,(4pax) In nova (6 Pax) (as per availability) for arrival / departure transfers, sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Assistance at the airport while arriving and departing
  • All applicable luxury/ road taxes

Day Wise Itinerary

Bodh Gaya is truly a wonderful place to visit. While several devotees throng this city to see the sacred Bodhi Tree - under which Lord Buddha attained nirvana, there is much to see and experience. This is where tourists come to find peace of mind. Even though this is a small city in India, there are tremendous Tibetan influences that can be seen here. Tibetan food and articles can be found with absolute ease and all these have found much favour with tourists.

Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1

Day 01 : Arrival At Varanasi

Arrival at Varanasi and after the warm greetings by our tour representative, your transfer arrangement will be made to hotel. This is the most important pilgrimage city in India which is significant for both the Hindu as well as Buddhist pilgrims. The people really witness spirituality thriving in this great City. First of all you will enjoy a boat ride on the River Ganges where you can witness the Hindu Rituals on the wide ghats of the river. Later you will also visit Durga temple, Vishwanath temple, Sankat Mochan temple, Tulsi Manas temple and the Bharat Mata temple. Later you can spend some time in shopping in Varanasi. Overnight stay arrangement is made in Varanasi.

Things to see and do

Vishwanath Temple

Vishwanath Temple - also known as the Golden Temple, security is tight making entrance difficult and sometimes completely off limits to foreigners. No bags, cellphones or pens...

Sri Sankata Mochan Hanuman Temple

Sankat Mochan temple is one of the sacred temples of Varanasi. It is located in the southern part of Varanasi, near the Banaras Hindu University. It is dedicated to the Hindu ...

Saket Nagar, Nagwa Lanka, Varanasi,
Phone: Not Available

Bharat Mata Temple

The Bharat Mata temple at Varanasi is the only temple dedicated to Mother India. It is located in the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth campus. The Bharat Mata temple was built ...

Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth Campus, Varanasi 221002, India
Phone: Not Available

Tulsi Manas Temple

Tulsi Manas Mandir Temple is one of the famous temples of the Varanasi and also known as the Tulsi Birla Manas Mandir. It is located at Durgakund very close to the Durga ...

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Phone: Not Available

Day 2

Day 02 : In Varanasi

Today you will spend entire day at Sarnath, which is famous for its Buddhist links. Lord Buddha gave his maiden sermon at the Deer Park in Sarnath. You will see famous Dhamaekha Stupa, Moolgandha Kuti Vihar and famous Sarnath museum having rich collection of antiques from Ancient India. Your overnight stay arrangement is in Varanasi.

Things to see and do

Deer Park

This deer park existed already during the Buddha's lifetime (528 BCE). good place to have fun and entertainment. Sarnath, a suburb of Varanasi, is a place of Buddhist ...

Deer Park, Varanasi, India
Phone: Not Available

Sarnath Museum

Sarnath Museum is the oldest site museum of Archaeological Survey of India. It houses the findings and excavations at the archaeological site of Sarnath, by the Archaeological...

Sarnath Museum, varanasi , Varanasi
Phone: Not Available

Day 3

Day 03: Varanasi- Bodhgaya

Take early morning visit to lively Ghats of the Ganges to enjoy the religious culture of Varanasi and later proceed to Bodhgaya. Check into the hotel, on arrival at Bodhgaya. Relax and stay overnight at hotel in Bodhgaya.

Things to see and do

Ganges River (Ganga)

The Ganges, is a trans-boundary river of India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km (1,569 mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows ...

Varanasi, India
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Varanasi to Bodhgaya

Taxi

3hrs 30min

Train

4hrs 21min

Day 4

Day 04 : In Bodhgaya

Take morning breakfast and visit the sacred Mahabodhi Temple - where the Buddha attained enlightenment under a Bodhi Tree. Afternoon, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya visiting Niranjana River, Sujata Village and many beautiful monasteries. Also visit Great Buddha Statue, Mahakala (Dungeswari) cave, Vajrasana, Animeshlocan Chaiyata, Bodhi Sarovar, Vishnupada Temple, Archaeological Museum of Bodhgaya, Japanese Buddha Temple, Thai temple and many more. At evening, visit the Mahabodhi Temple for prayer. Your overnight stay arrangement is in Bodhgaya. .

Things to see and do

The Mahabodhi temple

The Mahabodhi Temple is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, marking the location where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, is said to have attained enlightenment. Bodh Gaya (located ...

Bodh Gaya, Bihar , Bodhgaya
Phone: 0631 220 0735

Bodhi Tree

The Bodhi Tree, also known as Bo (from the Sinhalese Bo) and 'peepal tree' in Nepal and Bhutan, was a large and very old Sacred Fig tree (Ficus religiosa)[1] located in Bodh ...

Bodh Gaya, India , Bodhgaya
Phone: Not Available

Lilajan River

The Lilajan River flows through the Chatra and Gaya districts in the Indian states of Jharkhand and Bihar. Some people refer to this river as the Falgu River.

80-foot Buddha Statue

The unveiling and consecration of the Great Buddha Statue took place on November 18, 1989. The consecration ceremony was graced with the presence of His Holiness the XIVth ...

Daijokyo Buddhist Temple, Bodh Gaya, India , Bodhgaya
Phone: 6312200747

Japanese Monastery

Bodh Gaya is a sanctuary to different Buddhist cultures, across various countries. The Indosan Nipponji Temple is an example of this tradition, exemplifying the presence of ...

Indosan Nipponji Temple, Buddha Road, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, 824231, India ... , Bodhgaya
Phone: +91-612-2234194

Day 5

Day 05: Bodhgaya- Nalanda –rajgir

On fifth day of your Exclusive Buddhist Tour, you will be drive to Rajgir but you will also visit a famous Budhhist site of Nalanda. Here you will visit the first university of India and centre of Buddhist education. This ancient city of Nalanda was the center of intellectual activity from the fifth century B.C. to the twelve century A.D. Also visit Hieun Tsang Memorial Hall, The remnants of Nalanda University, Nav Nalanda Vihar, Kundalpur (important destination for Jains, particularly for the Digambar sect of the Jains). Latter proceed for Rajgir where Lord Mahavira and Lord Buddha preached their sermons. Your overnight stay is arranged at a hotel in Rajgir.

Things to see and do

Nalanda University

Nalanda University (also known as University of Nalanda) is the name of a proposed university in Rajgir, near Nalanda, Bihar, India. The first academic session is set to start...

Rajgir, Dist Nalanda 803116, Bihar, India
Phone: + 91 611 2255330

Hieun Tsang Memorial Hall

Hiuen Tsang Memorial is one of the major tourist attractions in Nalanda. Hiuen Tsang Memorial is erected in the memory of the famous Chinese traveler Hiuen Tsang. During the ...

Kundalpur, Bihar 803111 , Nalanda
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Bodhgaya to Rajgir

Taxi

1hrs 7min

Day 6

Day 06: Rajgir-pawapuri-rajgir

After the morning breakfast your full day sightseeing tour will be arranged to explore the many spiritual tourist destinations in Rajgir. This place has been related with both the historical person Buddha and Mahavira and is famous because Buddha spent many years meditating here. Rajgir is also admired and recognized as a health and winter resort due to its warm water ponds. It is believed that this warm water pond contains some medicinal properties that help cure many skin diseases. Latter you will also visit other attractions of Rajgir such as Griddhakuta hill, Jail of Bimbisara, Gym of Jarasandha, Venuvana, Karand tank, Maniyar math, Swamabhandar cave, Pippala cave, newly constructed Viswa Shanti Stupa and many more. Also enjoy the ropeway that leads uphill to the Shanti Stupa and Monasteries built by the Japanese Devotees of the Buddha on top of the Ratnagiri hill. During your tour to Rajgir, you will also drive to a close excursion from Rajgir i.e. Pawapuri (38 kilometers away from Rajgir). While Rajgir and Nalanda are foremost Buddhist pilgrim destinations, Pawapuri is equally a holy place for Jains. Lord Mahavira, the twenty fourth tirthankar, attained salvation here and was cremated at Pawapuri. Your overnight stay is arranged at a hotel in Rajgir.

Things to see and do

Ropeway

Another attraction of the region is the ropeway that leads uphill to the Vishwa Shanti Stupa (Peace Pagoda), Makhdoom Kund and monasteries built by Japanese devotees of the ...

Nalanda , Bihar , Rajgir
Phone: Not Available

Day 7

Day 7: Rajgir-patna

On the last day of your Exclusive Buddhist Tour, your will be drive to Patna. Check-in to the hotel on arrival. Later enjoy full day sightseeing tour to explore the many tourist destinations of Patna. You will visit places such as Takht Shri Harmandir Saheb, Hanuman Temple near Patna Junction, Kumhrar (the place was the seat of Chandrgupta Maurya, the ruler of Magadh), Patna Museum, Golghar and Patna Planetarium (the largest Planetarium in Asia). Your overnight stay is arranged at a hotel in Patna.

Things to see and do

Patna Museum

Patna Museum is the state museum of the Indian state of Bihar. Built in 1917 during the British Raj to house the historical artefacts found in the vicinity of Patna, it is in ...

Budh marg,Chajju Bagh, Patna, Bihar

Patna Planetarium

Patna Planetarium, named as Indira Gandhi Planetarium, and popularly known as Taramandal. It is one of the popular tourist destination in the city. It attracts a large number ...

Adalatganj, Dak Bungalow Rd, Patna, Bihar 800001

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Golghar

The Golghar or Gol Ghar, located to the west of the Gandhi Maidan in Patna , capital of Bihar state India . It is a granary built by Captain John Garstin, in 1786. ...

Patna, Bihar

Kumhrar

Kumhrar - Explore the ancient ruins of Pataliputra. Of the 80 pillars (Fa Hien, in 5th century AD, found the pillars shining as bright as glass) excavated at the site, only ...

Kumhrar,Patna, Bihar
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Rajgir to Patna

Taxi

1hrs 23min

Train

2hrs 39min

Day 8

Day 8: Departure From Patna

Today, our representative will make your airport transfer arrangement (either Kolkata or Delhi) to board your return flight back to your own destination. Enjoy the sweet memory of your wonderful Exclusive Buddhist Tour in India.

Hotels Included

plaza inn hotel

S 21/116h, Parade Kothi, Near Railway Station, Varanasi Cantt, Varanasi - 221002, Varanasi

Hotel Delta International (3 star)

DeltaMore, Near Mahabodi Temple, Bodhgaya, Bihar., India 824231, Bodhgaya

Gautam Vihar

3 km from Rajgir Railway Station, Rajgir 803 152, India, Rajgir

Amit Hotel (3 star)

New Bypass Road, Anishabad, Patna 800002, Patna

Terms

  • The package once booked is refundable and cancellable.
  • Flight cancellation will be as per airline cancellation policy.
  • Hotel cancellation will be Free before 15 days of check-in.
  • Cancellations or changes made 48 hours before arrival are subject to 1 night room charge and tax penalty.
  • Price shown includes all taxes and fees.

Additional Information

  • Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
  • Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
  • Once your payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation.
  • You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.