If you’re a curious soul, the Buddhist circuit of India could be your next best discovery. From the place where Lord Buddha achieved enlightenment to the life-sized statues of Buddha, we can explore it all. While on the go, you can deeply learn about the Buddhist influence in India, decode mysteries of its time, partake in spiritual retreats and interact with the locals and so much more.
Our 10-day Buddhist Circuit Tour in India starts with a visit to the Jetvana Monastery where Lord Buddha spent almost 25 years of his lifetime. You would then head to Lumbini which is considered as the birthplace of Lord Buddha. From here, you would proceed to Kushinagar where Lord Buddha attained the state of ultimate Nirvana (Mahaparinirvana). On the following days, you would visit the prominent Buddhist sites, Nalanda and Rajgir. You would also embark on a journey to Bodhgaya known for the famous Bodhi Tree where Lord Buddha achieved enlightenment. The last attraction of the Buddhist circuit is Sarnath where Lord Buddha imparted his first teaching. All these religious towns will teleport you to the Early Buddhism era as you discover their historic Buddhist sites one-by-one. All these hold a remarkable significance in the Buddhism religion and is thus a must explore for history buffs.
For a more fulfilling experience, you would also uncover the cultural gems of Varanasi along with a spectacular Evening Ganga Aarti performed on the banks of holy Ganga River.
LUCKNOW – SHRAVASTI – LUMBINI – KUSHINAGAR – PATNA – NALANDA – RAJGIR – GAYA – SARNATH – VARANASI
Wake up and enjoy breakfast in morning. Check out from the hotel. Proceed with sightseeing tour covering places like the Mahaparinirvana Temple & Stupas. Later, drive to Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Evening visit to the birth Place of Lord Buddha and the Maya Devi temple. Overnight stay at hotel in Lumbini.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Drive to Bodhgaya and enroute, visit Nalanda & Rajgir. Continue drive to Bodhgaya. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and after some relaxation, afternoon visit to the Niranjana River and the Sujata village. Overnight stay at hotel in Gaya.
After breakfast in morning, check out from the hotel. Drive to Varanasi. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and after some relaxation, visit the Buddhist city of Sarnath. Here you would visit the Sanchi Stupa, the Buddhist temple and the Museum. Drive back to Varanasi. Overnight stay will be at Varanasi.
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