Buddhist Pilgrimage

1N Bodhgaya , 1N Patna , 1N Kushinagar , 1N Lumbini , 1N Sravasti , 1N Varanasi and 1N Bodhgaya

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What's Included

Car Details
Road transport from Gaya - A/c vehicle
Hotel Details
Hotel options available in the package
Destination Nights Hotel and Room Meals
Bodhgaya 1 night(s)
Lotus Nikko Hotel Bodhgaya
Standard Room
Room only
Patna 1 night(s)
Hotel Chanakya
Standard Room
Room only
Kushinagar 1 night(s)
Lotus Nikko Hotel
Standard Room
Room only
Lumbini 1 night(s)
Hotel Nirvana
Standard Room
Room only
Sravasti 1 night(s) Stay in camps/tents Room only
Varanasi 1 night(s)
The Amayaa Inn
Standard Room
Room only
Bodhgaya 1 night(s)
Lotus Nikko Hotel Bodhgaya
Standard Room
Room only
Sightseeing and Transfers
Other inclusions available in the package
Bodhgaya
  • Services of an Aircon transport.
  • English speaking Guide in Bodhgaya, Varanasi, nalanda & Rajgir.

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 : Arrive Gaya / Bodhgaya

  • Arrival Gaya International airport. Meeting and Greeting at the airport. Transfer to hotel in Bodhgaya. Bodhgaya is the place of the Buddha's Enlightenment and spiritual home of Buddhists. It attracts many believers from all over the world. Bodhgaya situated near the river Niranjana, is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage centres and in the second place of the four holy sites in Buddhism.
  • Afternoon sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya visiting Mahabodhi Temple - The temple, named after the Buddha, is a sacred place for the Buddhists in Bodh Gaya, Maha- bodhi tree - The tree is considered holy since Lord Buddha attained enlightenment under it. Also visit monastries of different countries and Archaeological Museum. Overnight stay at Bodhgaya Hotel.

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

Archaeological 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 Survey of India Archaeological Museum Sarnath Sarnath...
Phone: Not Available

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Day 2

Day 02 : Bodhgaya To Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna

Morning leave Bodhgaya for Patna (182 kms - 6 hrs) enroute visiting Rajgir and Nalanda. Rajgir is a site of great sanctity and significance for Buddhists. Rajgir is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site since the Buddha spent 12 years here and the first Buddhist council after the Buddha was hosted here at the Saptaparni caves. Afternoon visit Gridhakuta Hill, Bimbisara jail. Drive to Nalanda which is 14 kms drive and it was one of the oldest Universities of the World and International Centre for Buddhist Studies. Drive to Patna which is 90 kms, on arrival at Patna transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Travel from Bodhgaya to Patna

Taxi

1hrs 39min

Bus

1hrs 50min

Train

2hrs 22min

Day 3

Day 03 : Patna To Vaishali - Kushinagar

Morning proceed to Kushinagar (approx. 256 kms and 07 hrs drive) enroute visiting Vaishali - place where Buddha announced the approaching of his Mahaparinirvana. After that continue drive to Kushinagar (place where Lord Buddha had left the world behind him after offering an invaluable contribution to humanity, the great religion known as Buddhism). On arrival Kushinagar, transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Mahaparinirvana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of Lord Buddha). Overnight stay at Kushinagar hotel.

Things to see and do

Mahaparinirvana Temple

The Mahaparinirvana temple is most famous in Kushinagar as it has a 6 meters long reclining statue of Buddha lying on his right side facing the west representing the image of ...

Kushinagar,Uttar Pradesh
Phone: Not Available

Rambhar Stupa

Rambhar Stupa is one of the sacred destinations for the Buddhist followers, Kushinagar is one of the ancient cities that are famous for its Stupas and temples. One of the most...

Buddha Marg, Kushinagar, U.P., India
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Patna to Kushinagar

Taxi

3hrs 24min

Train

3hrs 54min

Day 4

Day 04 : Kushinagar To Lumbini

Morning drive to Lumbini - the birth place of Lord Buddha (180 kms and 05 hrs drive). On arrival, transfer to hotel. . Afternoon visit the birth place of Buddha - Mayadevi Temple. This place is a blessed one for its serenity and the natural beauty, purely coinciding to the perception of a place where the legend was born. Overnight stay at Lumbini hotel.

Things to see and do

Mayadevi temple

The holy place for every Buddhist, Lumbini and the ancient ruins are associated with the birthplace of Buddha.

Lumbini, Nepal
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Kushinagar to Lumbini

Taxi

2hrs 33min

Day 5

Day 05 : Lumbini To Kapilavastu - Sravasti

Morning leave for Sravasti (225 kms and 5.30 hrs drive) enroute visiting Kapilavastu - the childhood home of Gautam Buddha. Afterthat proceed to Sravasti where the Buddha preached most of his sermons. Here he is said to have performed many miracles, and levitated. During the monsoon, he used to stay at the Jetavana monastery on the outskirts of this town. Visit Sahet Mahet and Angulimal caves. Overnight stay in Sravasti.

Things to see and do

Saheth

Saheth is a cluster of shrines situated in the middle of Sravasti and covers an area of around 32 sq. km. It is an important pilgrimage site with various shrines, monasteries ...

Saheth Sravasti, India , sravasti
Phone: Not Available

Angulimal Stupa

Angulimala Stupas are also known as Pakki Kuti , Any one can easly reach to Pakki Kuti by Sobhnath Darwaza , by a linked road with Shobhnath Temple to Pakki Kuti. Where ...

Sravasti, Uttarpradesh , sravasti
Phone: Not Available

Travel from Lumbini to Sravasti

Taxi

2hrs 42min

Day 6

Day 06 : Sravasti To Varanasi

Morning proceed to Varanasi (300 kms / 08 hrs drive)- one of the oldest living cities of the world. On arrival Varanasi, trip to Sarnath (12 kms from Varanasi). Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha had preached His first sermon to His five disciples after attaining enlightenment. Visit to Dhamekh Stupa - one of the most visited and most revered Buddhist Shrines in the world. Also visit Sarnath Museum. Evening back to Varanasi hotel for overnight stay.

Things to see and do

Dhamekh Stupa

Dhamekh Stupa. Constructed by king Ashoka in 249 BCE to commemorate his pilgrimage to the Deer Park. It is believed that the stupa marks the exact spot where the Buddha taught...

Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmpal Road, Sarnath, Varanasi, UP 221007, India

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

Travel from Sravasti to Varanasi

Taxi

4hrs 35min

Drive, fly

6hrs 46min

Train

8hrs 37min

Day 7

Day 07 : Varanasi To Bodhgaya

Early moring boat ride at River Ganges to view Sunrise. After breakfast, drive to Bodhgaya. which is 242 kms and 07 hrs drive. On arrival, transfer to hotel followed by visit to Dungeswari Caves where Buddha had meditated for some time and Lilajan River. Overnight stay in Bodhgaya.

Things to see and do

Dungeswari Hills

Dungeshwari Hills, located at a distance of 15 km from Bodh Gaya, is one of the prime attractions of Gaya district. This hill houses a cave which is surrounded with several ...

Near Bodh Gaya, 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.

Travel from Varanasi to Bodhgaya

Taxi

3hrs 30min

Train

4hrs 21min

Day 8

Day 08 : Bodhgaya - Onward Destination

After breakfast, departure transfer to International airport to connect flight for onward destination.

Hotels Included

Lotus Nikko Hotel Bodhgaya (3 star)

Bodhgaya Distt.- Gaya, Bihar-824231 (India), Bodhgaya

Hotel Chanakya (4 star)

Beer Chand Patel Marg - 800001, Patna

Lotus Nikko Hotel (3 star)

Buddha Marg, Kushi Nagar, Distt.- Kushi Nagar, U.P.-274403 (India), Kushinagar

Hotel Nirvana (3 star)

P.O. Box 24 Paklihawa Road, Siddhartha Nagar (Bhairahawa) Lumbini, Nepal, Lumbini

The Amayaa Inn (3 star)

The Mall Road, Cantonment - 221002, Varanasi

Lotus Nikko Hotel Bodhgaya (3 star)

Bodhgaya Distt.- Gaya, Bihar-824231 (India), Bodhgaya

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.