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golden triangle tour

The Buddhist Tour India

08 Nights/09 Days

Day 01: Arrive Bodhgaya
Arrive Bodgaya International Airport. Our representative will meet you at Arrival hall with a placard of your name. You will be transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Stay overnight at Bodhgaya.

Day 02: Bodhgaya
Morning after breakfast sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya. Bodhgaya is one of the four most important sites related to Lord Buddha's life. Lord Buddha sat under a Bodhi Tree for 3 days and 3 nights for meditation after that he attained the enlightenment. Visit Mahabodhi Temple complex with diamond throne and holy bodhi tree. Also visit various Buddhist monasteries and temples built by different countries built around Mahabodhi temple which reflects the architectural styles of their respective countries. Overnight stay at Bodhgaya

Day 03: Bodhgaya - Ragjir - Nalanda – Patna
Morning after breakfast drive to Patna. Visit Nalanda en-route, home to one of the oldest known universities of the world. Its ruins show that over 2000 teachers and 10000 students from all over the Buddhist world lived and studied here. The Chinese chronicler Huien Tsang spent many years here, both as a student and a teacher. An international centre for Buddhist studies also functions here. Later, visit Rajgir, the ancient capital of the Magadh Kings. Buddha came here often. Rajgir is an important place of pilgrimage for Hindus as the temple complex here is dedicated to the Sun God. Arrive Patna and check-in at Hotel. Stay overnight at Patna.

Day 04: Patna – Vaishali - Kushinagar
After breakfast proceed to Kushinagar ( 230 Kms - 6 Hrs). Enruote visit Vaishali. Lord Buddha visited Vaishali 5 years after his enlightenment. Visit Relic Stupa, Kutagarasala Vihar, Coronation Tank and world peace Pagoda. Continue drive to Kushinagar. Arrive Kushinagar and check-in at Hotel. Stay overnight at Kushinagar.

Day 05: Kushinagar- Lumbini
Morning after breakfast visit Mahaparinirvana Temple and Ramabhar Stupa - the crimination site of Lord Buddha. Later drive to Lumbini ( 160 Kms, 6Hrs) - The birth place of Lord Buddha located in Nepal. Arrive and check-in at Hotel. Stay overnight at Lumbini.

Day 06: Lumbini - Sravasti
Morning after breakfast visit Mayadevi Temple, Ashokan Pillar, Holy Pushkarni Pond and ancient monasteries. Afternoon drive to Sravasti (225 Kms, 6Hrs). Arrive and check in at Hotel. Stay overnight at Sravasti.

Day 07: Sravasti - Varanasi
Morning after breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Sravasti the capital of ancient kingdom of Kosala - Visit Sahet Mahet, Jetvana Vihar, Angulimala's stupa, Anathapindika's stupa and an old temple dedicated to a Jain Tirthankara. Also visit various Buddhist monasteries built by Thailand, South Korea, China, Tibet, Srilanka and Myanmar. Afternoon drive to Varanasi (260 Kms, 5 Hrs). Arrive and checkin at Hotel. Overnight stay at Varanasi.

Day 08: Varanasi – Sarnath - Bodhgaya
Morning after breakfast visit Sarnath located 13 Kms from Varanasi is one of the important place of Buddhist where Gautam Buddha first taught Dharma. Visit Dhamek Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Ashoka Pillar and Sarnath Archaeological museum. Afternoon drive to Bodhgaya. Arrive and Checkin at Hotel. Stay overnight at Bodhgaya.

Day 09: Bodhgaya – Departure
After breakfast day free at Boadgaya till departure. Later transfer to Bodhgaya Airport for your flight for onward journey.