Buddhism Tour in india providing Buddhist pilgrimage tour in India and its sub-continent. There are number of historical Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India. There are four major Buddhidt pilgrim sites- Bodh Gaya, Bihar - The site of the enlightenment of Gautama Buddha, Sarnath, outside Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh - The site of the first sermon, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh - the site of the Buddha's paranibbana, all these three arev in India while the fourth, Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha, is now in Nepal. Apart from thesde three main pilgrim sites there are several other sites for bUddhist pilgrimage inm India including various monatries such as Tawang Arunachal Pradesh, Rumtek Sikkim, Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh, Tabo Monastery and Leh, Ladakh in Kashmir. Royal India Travel offers comprehensive tour packages and elaborate tours wherein you can visit all the major Buddhist pilgrimage destinations and sites not only of India and Nepal.
Days-1 : Arrive Delhi
Meet on arrival at Airport and transfer to hotel. After breakfast drive to Agra. En-route visit Mathura, Vrindavan and Sikandra. Arrive Agra transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Days-2 : Agra - Varanasi
Early morning visit Taj Mahal at sunrise. Breakfast at hotel, later visit Agra fort. Evening transfer to Railway station for Varanasi. Overnight at board.
Days-3 : Arrive Varanasi
Morning meet on arrival at Railway station and transfer to hotel. Later Visit SARNATH (where Buddha delivered his first sermon). Then city tour and some shopping in Varanasi, Overnight stay at hotel.
Days-4 : Varanasi – Bodhgaya
Early morning drive 8 hours to Bodhgaya. Arrive Bodhgaya transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Mahabodhi Temple & Bodhi Tree, Great Buddha Statue, Niranjana River, Sujata Temple. Also visit various other Buddhist Temples in Bodhgaya. Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Days-5 : Bodhgaya – Kushinagar
Early morning drive to Kushinagar with hot lunch on way. On arrival checkin at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. Located at 55 km from Gorakhpur, Kushinagar is the place where the Lord Buddha uttered his last words.
Days-6 : Kushinagar – Lumbini
Morning after breakfast visit Mahaparinirvana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of lord Buddha), Japan Temple. Afternoon drive 5 hrs to Lumbini (Nepal). Later check-in at Hotel. 15 Min. drive from the Nepal Border. Overnight stay at hotel.
Days-7 : Lumbini - Sravasti
Afteroon visit Lumbini, the Birth place of Lord Buddha. Afternoon drive to Sravasti. On arrival checkin at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Days-8 : Sravasti - Lucknow
Morning visit Sravasti, where Buddha spent his 24 monsoons, visit Jetavana and Ananda Bodhi Tree, later drive to Lucknow. Arrive Lucknow transfer to Railway station for Delhi. Overnight at board.
Days-9 : Arrive - Delhi - Departure
On arrival at Delhi railway station meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel for fresh-n-up. Later city sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. In the evening transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward destination.