buddhist pilgrimage tour (b5)

5 days

buddhist pilgrimage tour (b5)

Varanasi (1N) + Bodhgaya (1N) + Kushinagar (1N) + Lumbini (1N)

The Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour is a fast paced tour covering the 4 pilgrimage sites of Buddhism in the shortest possible time. The tour starts in Varanasi from where you visit Sarnath, then moves to Bodhgaya followed by Kushinagar and Lumbini. For those who are hard pressed for time, this will bring out the best in the least amount of time. 


Welcome to the oldest living city on earth. Meet & assist on arrival and transfer to Hotel. After lunch, proceed for an excursion to Sarnath (where Buddha preached his first sermon) and visit Buddha Temples, Dhamekha Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Deer Park (Rishipattana) and Mulagandh Kuti Vihara and the Archaeological Museum. In the evening enjoy ritual ceremony at Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple in Sarnath or experience the world famous Ganga Aarti at Dashaswamedh Ghat and get a glimpse of the cultural diversity, social and religious activities carried out at the Ganga Ghats. Dinner and Overnight in Varanasi hotel. 

DAY 2: bodhgaya (250 kms - 6 hours)

Enjoy morning boat excursion on the holy Ganges to see the bathing ghats and cremation site. Watch people bathing and worshipping at the ghats in one of the most extraordinary experiences. Thereafter, tour the Bodhgaya Temple Complex. Here visit Mahaparinirvana Temple, Bodhi Tree (the place where prince Gautam attain enlightenment and became Buddha) and also see the Great Buddha Statue (80 ft high), temples and monasteries built by various countries. Evening for leisure and overnight in hotel.

DAY 3: kushinagar (300 kms - 6 hours)

After the early breakfast, check out and head straight to Kushinagar, where Gautam Buddha finally attained his Mahaparinirvana (Salvation). Experience a tour of Kushinagar visitng the Mahaparinirvana Temple, Rambhar Stupa and the temples and Buddhist monasteries built by the various Buddhist dominated countries. Evening for leisure, dinner and overnight in hotel.

DAY 4: Lumbini

After breakfast, proceed to Lumbini obtaining necessary Visa's and enter Nepal. On arrival in Lumbini, check in to hotel. Later visit birth Place of Lord Buddha. It was relocated in year 1890 after being untraced for 1,500 years. Dinner and stay at night in Lumbini hotel.


After breakfast, drive to Gorakhpur airport/ railway station for onward journey. 

Tour Ends. 

Category of Accommodation






Central Residency

The Landmark

Radisson Varanasi


Bodh Vilas

Maya Heritage

Bodhgaya Regency


Adelphi Grande

Adelphi Grande

The Imperial


Hotel Nansc

Hotel Rupandehi

Bodhi Resdun

  • Placard pick up on arrival with Meet & Greet 
  • 24-hour Helpline 
  • 04-nights accommodation in the proposed hotels or equivalent
  • Daily Breakfast 
  • AC Car with Driver at disposal as per the itinerary with all vehicle-related expenses 
  • Boat ride in the Ganges in Varanasi
  • Currently applicable GST

  • Air fare / Train fare
  • Guide & Monuments Entrance fees during sightseeing
  • Camera Charges/ Elephant Safari Charges / Boat Ride Charges
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips,  laundry, liquor, Insurance etc 
  • Any other item not specified in the Package Inclusions
  • Any increase in Government Taxes
  • Any festive period supplement charges


02 Pax 19400 21600 29900
04 Pax 15900 18200 26400
06 Pax 13600 15800 24000
Extra Pax Sharing Room 6900 8300 11000
Child With Bed 6900 8300 11000
Child Without Bed 3800 4400 5900

Please contact us for more than 6 Pax.