Buddhist Circuit In India


Every nature and culture lover would definitely enjoy this 3 Nights tour of Gangtok, situated picturesquely in the lap of the eastern Himalayas. This tour takes you on a comprehensive vacation in and around Gangtok with opportunities to discover and explore some of the best features of this charming place in India. Sight some of the tallest snow clad peaks including Mount Khanchendzonga, pass through beautiful valleys and gorges, visit temples with a scenic view, understand Sikkimese and Tibetan culture, pick exquisite handicrafts from the Handicrafts centre, and take an excursion to nature’s wonder at high altitude lake that is the spectacular Tsomgo lake. Embark on a captivating journey to Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim, and gather wonderful experiences like nowhere else.

Tour Timeline

  • 1
    Day 01: Kolkata - Varanasi

    Get transferred to Kolkata Airport as per your flight schedule.

    Fly to Varanasi. Upon arrival at Varanasi Airport, our representative will meet you and then, you’ll get a transfer to the hotel. On Spend the day at leisure.

    Overnight stay at Varanasi.

  • 2
    Day 02: Varanasi - Sarnath - Varanasi 

    After breakfast visit Sarnath few kilometres from Varanasi. This destination holds great religious importance of Buddhists. Here Lord Buddha lectures his first sermon to his disciples, after he attained enlightenment in Bodh Gaya. A tombstone is built in the deer park where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Emperor Ashoka, a dedicated Buddhist and Preacher of Dhamma had built a number of stupas and Chaityas here which exists even today. Most prominent amongst these are the Damekh stupa built in the year 249 BCE and the Chaukhandi stupa built in 5th century AD.

    The Sarnath museum is home of many Buddhist ruins and artifacts. It is also the proud keeper of the Ashok Stambha, the national emblem of India. You will also visit Sarnath museum.

    In evening come to the Ghats and witness mesmerizing Ganga Aarti on holy river bank of Ganges.

    Overnight stay in Varansi.

  • 3
    Day 03: Varanasi - Bodhgaya ( 260 kms/ Approx 06 Hrs )

    After breakfast,check out from hotel and drive to BodhGaya.Arrive BodhGaya,check in to to hotel.Visit Mahabodhi Temple to offer prayers. The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight stay at BodhGaya.

  • 4
    Day 04: Bodhgaya - Rajgir (65 Kms/ Approx 2.5 Hrs)

    After breakfast,check out from hotel and visit Buddhist monasteries.later drive to Rajgir,upon arrival visit Venu Vana, Gridhkut Hills, Shanti Stupa and Hot Water Springs.

    Overnight stay in Rajgir.

  • 5
    Day 05: Rajgir - Nalanada - Vaishali (125 Kms/ Approx 4.5 Hrs)

    After breakfast. check out from hotel and drive to Vaishali; enroute visit The world famous sites the ruins of Nalanda International University at Nalanda.Resume drive to Vaishali.

    Overnight stay in Vaishali.

  • 6
    Day 06: Vaishali - Kushinagar (220 Kms/ Approx 06 Hrs)

    After breakfast,check out from hotel and visit important tourist places like Ashoka Pillar, Bawan Pokhar Temple, Buddha Stupas, Shanti Stupa.

    Later drive to Kushinagar, a place where Lord Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana. On arrival you will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel.

    Overnight stay at Kushinagar

  • 7
    Day 07: Kushinagar - Lumbini (150 Kms/ Approx 4.5 Hrs)

    After breakfast,check out from hotel and visit famous places like Ramabhar Stupa (where Buddha was buried), Statue of Lord Buddha.later drive to Lumbini.

    Overnight stay in Lumbini.

  • 8
    Day 08: Lumbini - Sravasti (190 Kms/ Approx 05 Hrs)

    After breakfast, check out from hotel and Visit famous tourist spots of Lumbini such as temple of Maya Devi, Banyan tree, Birth Place of Lord Buddha.later drive to Sravasti.

    Overnight stay at Sravasti.

  • 9
    Day 09 : Sravasti - Lucknow (160 KM/05 hrs. drive) :-

    After breakfast,check out from hotel.Visit Anand Bodhi Tree, Jetvana Monastery and Ancient Stupa. Later drive to Lucknow . Upon arrival in Lucknow,check in to hotel.

    Overnight stay in Lucknow.

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    Day 10 : Lucknow - Departure :

    After breakfast,check out and proceed for the sightseeing of Lucknow city. Later get transferred to Lucknow Airport to board the flight for your onward journey.

  • 09 Nights / 10 Days accommodation in 3 star hotels.
  • Daily Breakfast at the hotels.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Transfer in an air-conditioned vehicle as per itinerary.
  • 01 boat ride in River Ganges, Varanasi.
  • 1 Mineral Water Bottles per person per day in the car
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  • All expenses related to the Vehicle i. e. Toll taxes, car Parking, Fuel charges etc.
  • All Applicable Local & Govt taxes.
  • Entrance Fees & Tour Guide.
  • Any personal expenses, tips to Guide & Driver.
  • Alcoholic drinks and any meals other than mentioned above.
  • Any other services which are not mentioned above.
  • Any other services which are not mentioned above.