Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour

Visit India with India Tour Packages on Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour to explore north Indian cultural and monumental lineage and Buddhist pilgrimages. The Buddha of whom it can be said had the greatest impact upon mankind during his lifetime. Though almost lost in his country of origin he or rather his ideas have found universal acceptance throughout mankind. His ideas that revolutionized the thinking of humankind almost two and a half millennia ago still continue to have their impact wherever they are introduced. Visiting various places related to Lord Buddha, not only inspires us to improve the quality of one's psyche but also motivate one to strive for the higher values of life. Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour not only unfolds architectural gems of North India but also takes on Buddhist pilgrimage tour. Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour covers almost all significant places, directly related to and visited by Lord Buddha.


Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destinations: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Sravasti - Balrampur

Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour: Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Rickshaw Ride in 400 years Old Delhi narrow lanes.

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Detail Itinerary :- As soon as you come out of India Gandhi International Airport of New Delhi after custom formalities, India Tour Packages representative will meet and welcome you in traditional Indian style. After meeting, greeting and acquaintance, you will be taken to the pre-booked Delhi hotel. Get relaxed and refreshed. You will be introduced with your Delhi Tour guide in the morning before you move for Old Delhi sightseeing on Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour. The Old Delhi sightseeing tour includes Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Rickshaw Ride in 400 years Old Delhi narrow lanes. Since the very inception of the Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour, you will begin realizing perennial Indian ethos of 'Atithi Devo Bhav' (Guest is God).

Later in the evening return to Delhi hotel for overnight stay.

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Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple.

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Detail Itinerary :- After delicious breakfast in Delhi hotel, embark on New Delhi sightseeing tour. New Delhi travel will expose before you architectural gems of India like India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple. But, the most striking and noteworthy aspect of these monumental highlights is intrinsic Hindu ethos of Sarva Dharma Sadbhav (respect to all religions and intolerance to none).

Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Albert Hall (museum), Birla Temple and Cultural Night with Rajasthani dinner at Chokhi Dhani.

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Detail Itinerary :- After breakfast in Delhi hotel, proceed for Jaipur, the Pink City of Rajasthan. Jaipur is capital city of modern Rajasthan. It takes about 6 hours to reach Jaipur from Delhi. So, you will be in Jaipur early afternoon. On arrival at Jaipur, check in at the designated Jaipur hotel. Relax, refresh, have lunch and take a little rest. Around 3 pm, move for visiting Albert Hall. After viewing Albert Hall, sally out for Birla Temple. Late afternoon, move for Chokhi Dhani on Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour to relish unique and exotic cultural Rajasthan. Have delicious Rajasthani dinner in Chokhi Dhani.

After enjoying blissful evening in Jaipur, return to Jaipur hotel for overnight stay.

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Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Elephant ride from base to gate of Amber Fort, Jaipur market.

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Detail Itinerary :- Though you have seen and enjoyed few cultural aspects of Jaipur and Rajasthan, today, on fourth day of Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour, you will be witness to rich historical monuments like Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Along with that, watch out local market which is famous for handicraft items. But the lifetime experience will be that of an elephant ride at Amber Fort.

One of the most striking aspects of Jaipur is being the first planned city of medieval India. Jaipur was built according to the principles of ancient Indian 'Vastu Shastra" and on grid pattern.

Return to Jaipur hotel in the evening for overnight stay.

Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaja, Panch Mahal, Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Bhawan, Shrine of a Sufi saint Salim Chishti and Agra Fort.

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Detail Itinerary :- Post breakfast in Jaipur hotel, you will be driven to Agra, the city of Taj Mahal. While approaching Agra, en-route you will be taken to deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri, erstwhile Mughal capital. Fatehpur Sikri, on your India travel chart, brings forth magnificent Mughal monuments like Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaja, Panch Mahal, Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Bhawan and Shrine of a Sufi saint Salim Chishti. After visiting Fatehpur Sikri, arrive in Agra and get checked in at designated Agra hotel. Have lunch and relax a bit. Early in the afternoon, proceed for visiting first fort of Mughals- the Agra Fort.

Return to Agra hotel for overnight stay.

Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Taj Mahal, Tomb of It-Mad-ud-Daula (Baby Taj), Tomb of Akbar, Tonga ride and Battery car ride from car parking to Taj Mahal.

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Detail Itinerary :- The sixth day of Buddhist India Tour is kept especially for visiting Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site & one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The morning hours have been especially planned to take you to Taj Mahal so that you catch a glimpse of Taj Mahal during sunrise. This is the time when Taj Mahal looks exceptionally beautiful. Experience a splendid high amidst lush green environs and breathtaking views of Taj Mahal.

After viewing and feeling Taj Mahal, return to Agra hotel. Have breakfast, refresh and relax. Early noon, check out from Agra hotel and move for sightseeing of Tomb of It-Mad-ud-Daula (Baby Taj) and Tomb of Akbar (Sikandara). Later in the evening, move to Agra railway station to board train for Varanasi. Agra to Varanasi travel will be an overnight journey.

Return to Jaipur hotel in the evening for overnight stay.

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Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Sarnath Tour- Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa, Buddhist temples, Sarnath Museum; Varanasi Tour- Kashi Vishwanath temple, Birla Manas temple, Sankat Mochan temple, Durga temple; Ganga Aarti � Ganges Worship Ceremony.

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Detail Itinerary :- You will reach Varanasi in the morning and taken to pre-booked Varanasi hotel. Check in at the hotel, refresh, have breakfast and, thereafter, drive out for Sarnath tour & Varanasi tour. Excursion to Sarnath will take you to one of the prime-most Buddhist pilgrimages. It was Sarnath where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon. Sarnath tour comprises sightseeing of Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa, Buddhist temples and Sarnath Museum.

After Sarnath tour, return to Varanasi city to have lunch. Post lunch, proceed on for Varanasi temples tour which includes Kashi Vishwanath temple, Birla Manas temple, Sankat Mochan temple and Durga temple. But, the Varanasi tour has a surprise and that will culminate in evening Ganga Aarti- the Ganges Worship Ceremony. The Ganga Aarti is held on Dashaswamedh ghat in Varanasi.

After watching Ganges Worship Ceremony, return back to Varanasi hotel.

Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Debris of Nalanda Buddhist University, Rajgir, Griddhakuta mountain and Pawapuri.

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Detail Itinerary :- Early morning, after enjoying delicious breakfast, proceed for Bodhgaya. Lord Buddha attained enlightenment here in Bodhgaya. On arrival at Bodhgaya, check in at Bodhgaya hotel. Have rest and relax a bit. Early in the afternoon, move for visiting Nalanda, Rajgir, Griddhakuta mountain and Pawapuri. Nalanda had been a world renowned Buddhist learning centre and was destroyed by the Muslim invaders. Pawapuri is a pilgrimage of Jain sect.

Return to Bodhgaya hotel for overnight stay.

Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Mahabodhi Tree, Mahabodhi Stupa, Tibetan Monastery, Thai Monastery, Myanmar Monastery, Chinese Monastery, Bhutanese Monastery, Japanese Monastery and Sri Lankan Monastery.

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Detail Itinerary :- After breakfast move for visiting highly cherished Buddhist monuments like Mahabodhi Tree, Mahabodhi Stupa, Tibetan Monastery, Thai Monastery, Myanmar Monastery, Chinese Monastery, Bhutanese Monastery, Japanese Monastery and Sri Lankan Monastery. The sapling of presently existing Mahabodhi Tree was brought from Anuradhapuram in Sri Lanka by Mahindra, son of Emperor Ashok. The railings around Mahabodhi Temple were built by the Shung rulers and parts/ pieces of the same can be spotted at Kolkata & London museums.

Return to hotel for overnight stay.

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Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Vaishali, Ashok Pillar, Lotus Tank and Chaumukhi.

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Detail Itinerary :- Relish sumptuous breakfast and move on for Kushinagar. Kushinagar was the place where Lord Buddha delivered his last sermon. En route, have a stop-over in Vaishali, erstwhile capital of Lichchhavi republic. 24th Tirthankara of Jain religion Mahavir Swami was born here.Tthe Second Buddhist council in 383 BCE was convened here by King Kalasoka, making it an important place in Buddhist religion. On arrival in Kushinagar, check in at the designated hotel. After relaxing a bit, move on for visiting locations like Ashok Pillar, Lotus Tank, Chaumukhi and so forth.

After Kushinagar sightseeing, return to hotel for overnight stay.

Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Mahanirvana Temple

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Detail Itinerary :- After having delicious breakfast in the morning, commence your journey to Lumbini on Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour. Being the birth place of Lord Buddha, Lumbini has tremendous significance in Buddhist pilgrimages. On the way to Lumbini, you might be making a stoppage for visiting Mahanirvana Temple. On arrival at Lumbini, you will check right into the pre-booked hotel on arrival and retire for your night.

Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Highlights :  Golden Triangle with Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Mayadevi Temple, Jaitvana

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Detail Itinerary :- The first half of the day will be invested in going to the temple of Mayadevi. In the afternoon, you are going to be driven to Balrampur. Around the way, you will be going to Kailvastu and Saravasti, seeing Jeatvan Monastery. Verify into a hotel on arrival, for an overnight remain.

After Kushinagar sightseeing, return to hotel for overnight stay.

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Detail Itinerary :- Soon after breakfast, you will depart for Delhi. You will be taken to the airport straight away, from where you are going to catch a flight to your onward destination.

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