Buddhist Pilgrimage Tours in India
Explore the famous Buddhist temples in India while exploring the places that were once the strongholds of Buddhism. We offer you a comprehensive Buddhist pilgrimage tours, which is sure to match all your preferences and requirements.
Duration: 14 nights / 15 days
Destinations covered: Delhi, Leh, Chandigarh, Kushinagar, Bodhgaya, Varanasi
Arrival at Delhi. Afternoon enjoy a sightseeing tour to the city including visits to countless monuments of historical importance.
Board a flight to Leh. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
After breakfast visit Shey and Thiksey monasteries. After lunch explore Spituk and Phyang monasteries.
Visit Hemis, Chemrey, and Tak Tok monasteries.
Board a flight to Chandigarh and upon arrival drive straight to Dharamsala.
Morning visit H.H.- the residence of Dalai Lama for a meeting (subject to confirmation). Afternoon drive down to Chandigarh.
Morning transfer to railway station to board the Shatabdi Express to Delhi. Overnight at hotel.
Board a flight to Lucknow and upon arrival drive to Balrampur.
Morning drive to Lumbini visiting Piprawaha (Kapilvastu) en route. After a visit to the birthplace of Buddha, drive to Gorakhpur.
Morning drive to Patna via Kushinagar. Overnight at hotel.
Drive to Bodhgaya visiting Nalanda and Rajgir en route.
Enjoy a sightseeing tour to Bodhgaya including visits to Mahabodhi tree and Niranjana river. After lunch drive to Varanasi.
Enjoy an early morning boat cruise on the river Ganges. Later visit the ancient city of Sarnath where Buddha preached his first sermon. Evening transfer to airport to board the flight to New Delhi.
Day is at leisure to pursue any activity of personal interest.
Transportation will be provided to airport to board an international flight for onward destination.