Buddhist Circuit Tour

Location: Bodh Gaya

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days


Holiday Type: Pilgrimage Tours

Interest Type: Pilgrimage Tours

Package Type: Pilgrimage Tours

Package Overview

Bodh Gaya:- Bodh Gaya is the most important of the main four Buddhist pilgrimage sites associated to the life of Gautama Buddha, the other three sites are Sarnath, Kushinagar and Lumbini. Mahabodhi Temple became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002, it is situated in Bodh Gaya. Buddhagaya today is a place of attraction for the whole Buddhist world and groups of pilgrims and pilgrimages come to visit it all the year round. Mahabodhi Temple is located approximately 110 kilometres from Patna. The Mahabodhi Temple has the Vajrasana “the diamond throne” and the divine Bodhi Tree. This tree was in the beginning a sapling of the Sri Maha Bodhi tree in Sri Lanka which itself full-grown from a sapling of the original Bodhi tree. Right away subsequently to the Mahabodhi Temple is the Bodhi Tree under which the Buddha was enlightened, and the Jewel Walk, Buddha is said to had walking meditation for seven days after his enlightenment so Lord Buddha’s foot marks appear on that place. The final of the seven holy spots is the lotus pond where the Buddha spent his sixth week. This place separated from the others, but still linked to the larger section by flowered pathways. To book Buddhist tour packages or Bodhgaya tour packages contact us at Bariza Holidays, we at Bariza Holidays has large range of pilgrimage tour packages and buddhist temple tour packages in our bucket.

Varanasi:- Varanasi is one of the sacred cities of India. The holy city Varanasi is situated in Uttar Pradesh. It is also well known by the name of Kashi and Banaras. As per Hindu tradition this is the city of “Moksha” (the freedom from the cycle of death and rebirth). As per Hinduism it is said that those who die and are cremated here find an instant doorway to liberation from the rotation of death and re-births. Varanasi is famous as the city of temples that’s why it is popular pilgrimage site. Varanasi is more than 3000 years old; it is the oldest city of the world. Varanasi is situated on bank of holy Ganga river. The Ganga Ghats (river front) are the most admired pilgrimage sight of Varanasi and are hubs of music and learning.

Kushinagar:- Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh in India is one of the Holy Places in India. This is the city of beautiful Stupas and Temples and considered to be From Buddhist followers. Kushinagar is one of the major pilgrimage destinations in Uttar Pradesh. Kushinagar’s popularity stretched all over the world because of Lord Buddha, earlier this city was a part of the Malla kingdom. It is believed that Lord Buddha achieved his salvation or the Mahaparnirvana in Kushinagar. Kushinagar is one of the archaeological sites of India. The Tourist Attractions in Kushinagar will disclose facts during Lord Buddha's period and reveal lot more about the art and culture.

The archaeologists and historians have unearthed important historical monuments in Kushinagar. The main tourist attraction in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh is the beautifully designed Muktabandhana Stupa  where the last remains of Lord Buddha were kept to the beautiful stone sculptures. The stone figure of Lord Buddha was re-established in 413-455 A.D by King Haribala. There are so many other tourist attractions also in Kushinagar which tourist can explore during Tours to Kushinagar. There is one more major Tourist Attractions in Kushinagar is the Ramabhar Stupa. During Buddha Purnima many travelers come from all over the world to Kushinagar to take part in the festivities of Kushinagar.

Nirvana Temple is another important tourist attraction near this temple Lord Buddha passed away. There is a tall statue of Lord Buddha in this temple. Kushinagar has The Mathakaut Temple, where a black stone image of Lord Buddha which was called the 'Bhumi Sparsha Mudra'. Lord Buddha delivered his last speech over here. The other most visited temples of Kushinagar are The Watt Thai Temple, The Japanese temple and The Chinese temple with Oriental design and décor also attract the tourists.

Lumbini:- Lumbini in Nepal is a Buddhist pilgrimage site situated in beautiful Nepalese town of Kapilavastu, district Rupandehi, close to the Indian border. Lumbini is the birth place of Lord Buddha. Gautama Buddha is the founder of Buddhism, who was born in month of May in the year 642 BC. Lumbini lies in foothills of Himalaya. As per Buddhist tradition Maya Devi was the mother of Lord Buddha, on her way to her parent's home in Devadaha She gave birth to the Buddha. Maya Devi Temple is the main temple at Lumbini this is the Buddha's birth place. The subtle sandstone statues which discovered here in Lumbini  are now in the National Musuem in Kathmandu. 

Sravasti :- Sravasti was a city of ancient India, the capital of an ancient kingdom by the same name was one of the six largest cities in India during Gautama Buddha’s lifetime. Sravasti is located on the bank of the Rapti River. Sravasti the capital of Kosala Mahajanapada in the prehistoric period, Sravasti is also famous as Sahet-Mahet. The presence of Lord Buddha in Sravasti led his Sangha advance to assemble into one place. Sravasti is also well-known for the magical deed showed by Lord Buddha, sitting on a lotus, and for so many other stories that are related with Buddha. The most popular is the story of the woman who came to bring back life of her dead son. There are many other stories, related to Buddha at Sravasti, basically confirming the superiority of Lord Buddha and proving him as a legend. The place also has a magical charm that cheer up tired tourists instantly.

To book Buddhist tour packages or Bodhgaya tour packages contact us at Bariza Holidays, we at Bariza Holidays has large range of pilgrimage tour packages and Buddhist temple tour packages.

What it Includes?

  • Welcome drink on arrival.
  • All Sightseeing as per Itinerary.
  • Daily Breakfast at respective Hotel.
  • All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
  • All transfers and local sightseeing by Indigo.
  • Overnight on coach.
  • Accommodation for 1 Night at Varanasi on Double Sharing Basis as Per Package selected. 
  • Accommodation for 1 Night at Kushinagar on Double Sharing Basis as Per Package selected. 
  • Accommodation for 1 Night at Lumbini on Double Sharing Basis as Per Package selected. 
  • Accommodation for 1 Night at Sravasti on Double Sharing Basis as Per Package selected. 
  • Accommodation for 2 Nights at Bodh Gaya on Double Sharing Basis as Per Package selected. 
  • Meal Plan :- Breakfast only.

Please Note :- These rates are valid for Indian Passport holders only, foreigners are requested to, please cross check the rates with our tour experts before booking the package.

Important Note :- This is a proposal of quotation and not a confirmation of booking. Rates are subject to revision, hence we requests our customers to check the current rates with our Tour Experts in the moment of confirmation of the services or before the final booking...


  • Medical & Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses are not included in the package.
  • X-Mas & New Year supplements will be charged extra.
  • Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices included”.
  • Any Airfare or Government Service tax as per the govt. rule (as applicable).
  • The Services of Vehicle is not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the Itinerary.
  • Any monument entrance fee/activity charges/adventure sport charges / Gaming charges, Jungle Safari etc. (if applicable).
  • Guide charges are not included in the package. This can be arranged at additional cost as per the guest request if available on that location.

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1: Overnight on Coach from Kolkata to Bodhgaya

Assistance on arrival and overnight drive to Bodhgaya (500 Kms / 10 Hrs). Overnight on coach.

Day 2: Local Sightseeing And Excursion At Bodhgaya & Mahabodhi temple

After Breakfast full day city tour of bodhgaya, visit Sujata Village, Niranjana River & various International monasteries. Later evening visit Mahabodhi Temple. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Visit Rajgir and Nalanda & Overnight at Bodh Gaya

Breakfast at hotel later excursion to Rajgir (102 kms), Rajgir is a site of great Sanctity and significance for Buddhists. Afternoon visit Gridhkutta Hill, Bimbisar jail & Ajatashatru's Fort. After lunch drive to Nalanda, (12 kms). It was one of the oldest Universities of the World & International Centre for Buddist Studies. Nalanda was one of the greatest monastic universities of the ancient world University established in 5th century BC. It is believed that Lord Buddha and also the founder of Jainism religion Lord Mahavir taught at this university for years. There is even a monument to facilitate Chinese traveler monk and writer Hiuen Tsang who studied at this university in the 7th century A.D. After visit drive back to Bodhgaya. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Varanasi city tour and overnight at hotel

After Breakfast leave Bodhgaya for Varanasi by surface (250 kms / 7 hrs). Varanasi is famous for Hindus and Buddhists as its close proximity to Sarnath. Arrival check in to the hotel and then proceed to Sarnath (14 kms), Visit Dhamekha Stupa and Deer park. Later Back to Varanasi. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Drive to Kushinagar and full day excusrion

Early morning boat excursion on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from ghat to ghat. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. Come back to hotel for breakfast. After then drive to Kushinagar (260 Kms. / 7 hrs). Lunch will be served enroute in a nice motel. On arrival, Kushinagar check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Proceed to Lumbini ( in Nepal ), local sightseeing

After Breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit Mahaparinirvana Temple (where Buddha took his last breathe) and Rambhar Stupa (cremation site of lord Buddha). Lunch at hotel. After lunch drive toward Lumbini (170 kms. / 04 hrs drive) to Lumbini (in Nepal). Kindly obtain double entry visa for India & single entry visa for Nepal). On arrival, check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Drive to Sravasti and full day excusrion

After breakfast at hotel. Proceed to visit Holy Birth place of Lord Buddha. After visit back to Hotel. Lunch at hotel. Drive to Sravasti (200 Kms/ 5 hrs.). On arrival, transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8: Hotel Check-out And Drop At Lucknow Airport/railway station

After breakfast at Hotel. Proceed for visit Saheth (Jetvanaram) & Maheth (AngulimalCaves). After Lunch drive to Lucknow (170 Kms./04 Hrs.). On arrival transfer to railway station to connect the train for Delhi. On arrival Delhi transfer to airport to connect the flight for onward destination.

Terms & Conditions

  • Transportation as per the itinerary only.
  • The package can’t be clubbed with any other offer/deal.
  • Package inclusions and itinerary can’t be change/negotiate.
  • All transfers, excursions, sightseeing and travel as per itinerary.
  • Service Tax would be charged extra as per the govt. rule (as applicable).
  • The package can’t be booked for a single person; it is for 2 adults only.
  • Local sightseeing as per the itinerary depends on the local weather conditions.
  • Refund on cancellation depends upon the concerned hotel’s cancellation policies.
  • Guests are not allowed to drive the cab, provided for the above mentioned itinerary.
  • The above package is not valid during the festival season, national holidays, long weekends, and New Year.
  • Per person rates (in Rs.), and applicable on 2 persons on twin sharing basis. (Maximum 2 adults per room are allowed).
  • In case of delay in departure occur by guest, cab extra charges will be charge to the guest. Cab will be available till 12 am of last day of booked package.
  • Guests are not allowed to drink (alcohol)/smoke / do any other illegal activities as per the Indian laws inside the cab, provided for the above mentioned itinerary.
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice. However the new package rates would be conveyed to the guest depending on the availability in the hotels.
  • One Child between 0 to 4 years is complimentary (without bed) after that each child between 0 to 4 years 50% of per person package cost without extra bed, child between 4 To 12 years will be charged 70% of the per person package cost with extra bed ( mattress ) sharing the same room with parents, beyond 12 years 100% per person package cost will be charged with extra bed (mattress) sharing the same room with parents and we request our guest to declare the actual age of the child at the time booking.
  • Bariza Holidays reserves the right to change/modify/terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice. However the guests who have already booked their packages would be informed on time.