10 days 9 nights
The 10 Days Buddha Trail Tour Package with Traveda Tour
The 10 Days Buddha Trail Tour Holiday Package is offered by Traveda Tour that takes you on a spiritual journey through India, following in the footsteps of the Buddha. This tour is designed to take you to some of the most important Buddhist sites in India, including Bodh Gaya, where the Buddha attained enlightenment, and Sarnath, where he delivered his first sermon.
The tour includes visits to other important Buddhist sites such as Rajgir, Nalanda, Kushinagar, Sravasti, and Lumbini, which is located in Nepal, the birthplace of the Buddha. The tour package also includes comfortable accommodation, transportation, and a knowledgeable tour guide to provide you with insights into the history and significance of each site.
Overall, the 10 Days Buddha Trail Tour Package is a perfect opportunity for those seeking a spiritual journey and a chance to connect with the rich Buddhist heritage of India.
Witness the magnificence of the Taj Mahal and take a full day to explore the ancient city of Varanasi. Explore the birthplace of Buddhism during a full-day excursion to Sarnath and Bodhgaya, and delve into the history of Buddhism during a day visit to Rajgir and Nalanda. Admire the stunning architecture and soak up the spiritual atmosphere at the Buddhist sites of Kushinagar, Lumbini, and Sravasti.
Here is a detailed itinerary for the 10 Days Buddha Trail Tour Package with Traveda Tour:
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi – Agra
Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be greeted by a representative from Traveda Tour who will transfer you to Agra. Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Agra – Varanasi
Start your day with an exhilarating visit to the Taj Mahal, followed by a tour of the Agra Fort. Later, board a train to Varanasi and check into your hotel upon arrival.
Day 3: Varanasi – Sarnath – Varanasi
Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Varanasi, including a boat ride on the Ganges River. Later, visit the ancient Buddhist site of Sarnath, where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon.
Day 4: Varanasi – Bodhgaya
After breakfast, depart for Bodhgaya, where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 5: Bodhgaya – Rajgir – Nalanda – Patna
Embark on a day trip to Rajgir and Nalanda, where you can explore the ancient ruins and learn about the history of Buddhism. Later, continue on to Patna and check into your hotel.
Day 6: Patna – Vaishali – Kushinagar
After breakfast, depart for Kushinagar via Vaishali, where Lord Buddha gave his last sermon. Upon arrival in Kushinagar, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 7: Kushinagar – Lumbini
In the morning, visit the Mahaparinirvana Temple, where Lord Buddha attained his final enlightenment. Later, depart for Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
Day 8: Lumbini – Sravasti
Visit the sacred site of Lumbini, including the Maya Devi Temple and Ashokan Pillar. Later, depart for Sravasti, where Lord Buddha spent his longest period of time teaching.
Day 9: Sravasti – Lucknow – Delhi
After breakfast, depart for Lucknow and explore the city’s famous landmarks. Later, board a flight to Delhi and check into your hotel.
Day 10: Delhi Departure
Spend your last day in Delhi at leisure before transferring to the airport for your departure flight.
This tour offers a perfect combination of history, culture, and spirituality, allowing you to explore some of the most important Buddhist sites in India while also enjoying the country’s vibrant culture and hospitality.
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Welcome to India. One of the most essential and revered Buddhist pilgrimage sites on the entire globe is Bodhgaya. Gautama Buddha obtained enlightenment and became the Buddha in this location, beneath the Bodhi tree, a banyan tree. Buddha started his quest to disseminate the gospel of peace and nirvana from Bodhgaya. The most significant pilgrimage for all Buddhist sects worldwide is Bodh Gaya.
This morning after breakfast, a whole day is scheduled to explore Bodhgaya. Get ready to explore the Mahabodhi temple. It is said, King Ashoka built it after 250 years of Buddha's enlightenment. The temple was re-built in the 7th century. The Buddha tree is the main attraction of the temple. Lord Buddha has spent a week under the tree after attaining enlightenment. After Bodhgaya local sightseeing, head back to the hotel for dinner and rest.
This morning we will leave for Patna via Rajgir and Nalanda, founded in the 5th century BC. C. Nalanda and Rajgir are other essential destinations in Buddha's trail. Nalanda is an ancient city in India. Lord Buddha used to visit the place several times. The city is also famous for Nalanda university, founded in the 5th century. After the university, head towards the monastery housing the treasure found during the excavations at Nalanda and Rajgir.
Continue your journey to Rajgir, the capital of the Magadha kings. Buddha also visited these places a few times, looking for peace in the Jivkamaravana monastery. It is the monastery where his teachings were written for the first time.
The Buddhism pilgrimage tour includes exploring Venture peak, where Buddha set his second wheel of law in motion. The mountain is also home to a vast modern stupa, the Shanti stupa, built by Japan's Buddhist sangha. Finally, proceed to Patna and check in at the hotel to spend the night.
This morning, after breakfast, proceed to an important place on the Buddhism pilgrimage tour called Vaishali, where the Lord Buddha preached his last sermon and took nirvana. Lord Buddha is thought to have made numerous trips to Vaishali after enlightenment. One of the world's first republican states had its capital there. Finally, proceed to Patna. Check into the hotel and relax. The rest is free for leisure. The night will be at the hotel.
After breakfast Check out Varanasi (245 kms/4-5 hrs.) by surface this morning. Later in afternoon, visit Sarnath later in the evening, where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon. At last head towards your accommodation in Varanasi for the night after the Sarnath trip.
Enjoy a boat ride on the Ganges River in the early morning to explore the bathing ghats. Discover ghats to see the world's most significant religion's live ceremonies. Thousands of pilgrims will worship the daybreak and take holy baths in the Ganga as you cruise along its sacred waters while seeing the sunrise. Breakfast at the hotel is next. You are transferring to Kushinagar afterwards. Check into your accommodation in Kushinagar after you arrive, then unwind. The night will be at the hotel.
On day 7th of the Buddhism pilgrimage tour, after breakfast, check out of the accommodation and go to the Ramabhar Stupa and Mahaparinirvana Temple. Then travel to Lumbini by land (160 kms/4 hrs.). Tourists visit Lumbini, where the Lord Buddha was born. Visit the pillar erected by Emperor Ashok in the year 21 after his coronation at his birthplace. Proceed to Balrampur (137 kms/3 hrs.). We will schedule an overnight stay at a hotel in Balrampur.
After breakfast, we will leave Balrampur for Lucknow. We will visit the Sravasti (Sachet-Mahet) capital of the ancient Kosala kingdom, an active centre for Buddhism. The evening will be scheduled in Lucknow.
This morning after breakfast, check out at a hotel, transfer to Lucknow airport, and fly to New Delhi airport. Once you arrive at Delhi airport, transfer to the hotel and check-in. Rest of the day at leisure, half-day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi, visiting the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar and the Secretariat buildings. The evening will be scheduled in Delhi.
In the morning, after delicious morning breakfast at the hotel, our representative will transfer you to the airport on time. Board the flight for your next destination.