Buddhist Pilgrimage Complete Tour (8 Nights/9 Days)

Destinations Covered in Complete Buddhist Tour :

Varanasi, Sarnath, Sravasti, Lumbini, Kapilvastu, Kushinagar, Kesaria, Vaishali, Nalanda, Rajgir, Bodhgaya.

Overview of Buddhist Tour : Our essential Buddhist pilgrimage tour takes you to four major pilgrimage sites mentioned by the Buddha (Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar), as well as the three major sites where Buddha performed miracles (Sravasti, Vaishali and Rajgir).

In addition to these 7 great places of Buddhist tour, you also travel to the highest stupa in the world (Kesaria) and to one of the oldest universities (Nalanda) in the world.

Highlights of the Buddhist tour:

  • The 4 major places of Buddhist pilgrimage (Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar)
  • The 3 places of supreme miracles (Sravasti, Vaishali, Rajgir)
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Bodhgaya, Nalanda and Lumbini)
  • The highest stupa in the world (Kesaria)
  • One of the oldest universities in the world (Nalanda)

Itinerary:

 

Day Location Details Visiting
1 Delhi Arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport. Overnight stay at hotel.
2 Delhi to Varanasi Morning flight to Varanasi. Sightseeing tour of Sarnathafter lunch. Dhamek Stupa, Dharmrajika Stupa, Asoka Pillar, Pancayatna, Mulgandhkuti,Chaukhandi,Sarnath museum and different monasteries and temples
3 Varanasi to Sravasti Morning boat rideon the river Ganges and sightseeing in Varanasi. After lunch travel to your hotel in Sravasti Ghats of Ganges and different temples in Varanasi.
4 Sravasti to Lumbini (Nepal) Morning sightseeing at Sahet and Mahet in Sravasti. After lunch travel to Lumbini. JetavanVihar, Gandhkuti, Anand Bodhi Tree,KosambiKuti, Stupa H, Angulimal Stupa, Sudatta Stupa, Orajhar
5 Lumbini to Kushinagar Morning sightseeing in Lumbini. Travel to Kushinagarafter lunch. MayaDevi temple, Sanctum Santorum, Asoka Pillar, Puskarini, Kapilvastu, Kudan, Niglihawa, Ramagama Stupa, and temples and monasteries of different countries.
6 Kushinagar to Kesaria and Vaishali Morning sightseeing at Kushinagar. Leave for Vaishaliafter lunch. Stop-over at Kesaria. Overnight stay in Vaishali. Mahaparinibban Temple, Mahaparinibban Stupa, Cremation Stupa, Mathakunwar Shrine, Kesaria Stupa.
7 Vaishali to Nalanda, Rajgir and Bodhgaya Morning sightseeing in Vaishali. Travel to Bodhgaya. Sightseeing at Nalanda and Rajgir on the way. Overnight stay at Bodhgaya. Relic Stupa , Raj Vishal kaGarh, World Peace Pagoda, Asoka Pillar, Asoka Stupa, Monkey Tank, NalandaMahavihar, Veluvana, Vulture Peak, Bimbisar Prison, JivakamravanaVihar, SoneBhandar.
8 Bodhgaya Explore Bodhgaya throughout the day and retreat to your hotel for a good night’s sleep. Mahabodhi Temple, Mahabodhi Tree, the Vajrasana, SujataKuti, Pragbodhi or Dungeswari, monasteries and temples of different countries.
9 Return to Delhi Departure for Delhi from Bodhgaya airport after breakfast.