Buddhist Circuit Luxurious Tourist Train

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Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train

India, the cradle of spirituality, the birth place of several religions and sects, beckons visitors across the world in search of inner peace.

Buddhism which originated in India sometime in 6th - 4th BCE, has spread throughout the world. Gautama Buddha gained enlightenment, preached his first sermon and propagated his message of universal compassion to the world in India.

The Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train, a special train launched by Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited is comfortable, safe and hassle free tour on the Buddhist Circuit covering important places connected with the life of Gautama Buddha.

Day by Day Itinerary

DAY 1 - DELHI – GAYA (By Train)

  • **** Proceed to Delhi (Delhi Safdarjung) Railway Station and board the train
  • **** Departure by Train to Gaya
  • Overnight on board the train

DAY 2 - ARRIVE BODHGAYA

  • Breakfast on board the Train
  • **** Arrive Gaya and proceed for Bodhgaya (15 km / half an hour) and check-in at hotel
  • After Lunch sightseeing of Bodhgaya
  • Dinner & Overnight at the hotel

DAY 3 - BODHGAYA – VARANASI (By Train)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed from Bodhgaya to Rajgir for sightseeing
  • Lunch at hotel in Rajgir and proceed to visit Nalanda
  • Transfer to Gaya Railway Station
  • **** Departure to Varanasi
  • Dinner & Overnight on board the Train

DAY 4 - VARANASI – LUMBINI / NEPAL (By Train)

  • Breakfast on board the Train
  • Arrive Varanasi and proceed for Sarnath visit
  • Later check-in at hotel for wash & change and Lunch
  • Later proceed for boat ride on the holy Ganges and Evening Aarti ceremony
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Later transfer to the railway station for next destination, Lumbini (Nautanwa)
  • Overnight on board the Train

DAY 5 - LUMBINI VISIT

  • Breakfast on board the Train
  • Arrive Nautanwa and transfer by road to Lumbini. Check-in at hotel
  • Post Lunch, visit Mayadevi Temple
  • Dinner & Overnight at the hotel

DAY 6 - KUSHINAGAR – SRAVASTI (By Train)

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to Kushinagar
  • Post Lunch, visit Kushinagar. Later return to train for Balrampur (Sravasti)
  • Dinner & Overnight on board the Train

DAY 7 - BALRAMPUR – AGRA (By Train)

  • Arrive Balrampur and proceed for Sravasti
  • Breakfast & Lunch at the hotel
  • After sightseeing of Sravasti return back to train for Agra
  • Dinner & Overnight at the hotel

DAY 8 - AGRA – DELHI (By Train)

  • Breakfast on board the Train
  • Arrive Agra and visit Taj Mahal
  • Lunch on board the train and proceed for Delhi
  • **** Arrive Delhi (Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station) in the evening

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