Buddhist Temple Tour Package with Darjeeling, Gangtok & East India

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Buddhist Temple with East India Tour

Duration :16 Nights / 17 Days
Destination : Delhi - Varanasi -Bodhgaya - Patna -Kolkata - Bagdogara - Darjeeling - Pelling (Pemayangtse)- Gangtok - Kalimpong -Bagdogra – Delhi


Day 01 :-Arrival- Delhi -leisure time in evening

After arrival at Delhi Airport, meet our representative who’ll escort you to the one of our listed hotels in Delhi. Check-in to the hotel. The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 02 :-Delhi - Local Visit to Red Fort - Jama Mosque, India Gate & Lotus Temple

After breakfast, get ready for sightseeing of Old Delhi and New Delhi. Visit Old Delhi local Sightseeing like Mahatma Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat , Largest mosque of India Jama Masjid , Red Fort and drive past Parliament Street, President’s House and India gate earlier Known as India War Memorial .

Also cover other Local Sightseeing of Delhi like Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb ,and Lotus Temple (Baha’i Temple) .

If have time enjoy Light & Sound Show at World’s Largest Temple Akshardham Temple in evening.

Later return to hotel. Have dinner and overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 03 :-Delhi – Varanasi (700 KM, 1.5 Hr by flight) – Evening Ganga Arti Ceremony

Have breakfast at the hotel. Get transferred to the Delhi airport to catch the flight for Varanasi. Arrival Varanasi, transfer to the hotel.

In evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken for world famous Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat . Get a glimpse of the cultural diversity and social and religious activities being carried out at the Ganga Ghats in Varanasi .Dinner and night stay at hotel in Varanasi.

Dinner and night stay at hotel in Varanasi.

Day 04 :-Varanasi - Morning Boat Ride – Sarnath (15 KM, 30 Min) – place of first sermon of Lord Buddha

Early morning feel spirituality of Subah-e-Banaras in Varanasi in which you will enjoy Boat Ride in the Ganges while Sunrise . Experience the different Ghats of Varanasi . Each Ghat has its own history and value. Come back to hotel for breakfast.

After breakfast, we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath . Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples at deer park(Rishipattana) .Other Local Sightseeing of Sarnath is the Buddha Temples , Dhamekha Stupa , Chaukhandi Stupa , Mulagandh Kuti Vihara and the Archaeological Museum.

If have time enjoy Evening Ceremony at Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple. .

Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Varanasi.

Day 05 :-Varanasi – Bodhgaya (300 KM, 6 Hrs) – Mahabodhi Temple & Mahabodhi Tree

After breakfast, head straight to Bodhgaya . In evening explore Lord Buddha Temple (Mahabodhi Temple) and Bodhi Tree under which Lord Buddha got enlightenment and Buddhist Monasteries .

The Mahabodhi Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and world famous Buddhist Pilgrimage place in India built adjacent to the site of enlightenment in the 6th century AD.

Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Bodhgaya.

Day 06 :-Bodhgaya - Mahabodhi Temple - Meditation Session in Monasteries

After breakfast visit Local Sightseeing of Bodhgaya like Niranjana River, Sujata Village Temple where lady Sujata offered Kheer to Lord Buddha.

Later, visit Dungeshwari Cave Temples also known as the Mahakala Caves.Lord Buddha underwent years of penance here before he descended to Bodhgaya. Also cover, Sujata Village Temple.

Later we will go for half day meditation session in Buddhist Monasteries built by different nations in Bodhgaya. Enjoy meditation sessions at respective monasteries.

Return to the hotel for breakfast. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07 :-Bodhgaya – Rajgir Local Sightseeing – Nalanda (35 KM, 45 Min) -Nalanda University Complex –Patna (80 KM, 2 Hrs)

After breakfast, proceed to Patna , en-route visit Rajgir , the capital of the Ancient Magadha kingdom and Pilgrimage of Buddhists. You can explore here Venuvaranam , Bimbisar Prison and Griddhakuta (Vulture’s Peak ) at Ratnagiri Hills .

The Japanese Buddhists have built the massive Vishwashanti Stupa on the Ratnagiri Hill which can be accessed by a chairlift. The stupa has statues of Buddha at the four stages of his life - birth, enlightenment, teaching and death.

Later, visit Nalanda . Nalanda University Ruins Archaeological Complex is ancient university . After the walk around the ruins, visit the Xuan Zang Memorial Hall, a Chinese Pagoda built by Chinese Buddhists .

Continue drive to Patna . Check-in to hotel. Have dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Patna.

Day 08 :- Patna Local Tour to Patna Sahib & Kumrahar – Kolkata-(300 KM, 45 Min)-Transfer

Explore Patna city after breakfast. Visit Kumrahar which is ancient capital of Magadh Empire. Later, cover other sightseeing of Patna like Khuda Baksh Library , Patna Museum and Gol Ghar .

On arrival, our representative will meet and assist you at the airport. Later transfer and check-in at one of our hotels in Kolkata . The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure.Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 09 :-Kolkata - Local Tour to China Town & Victoria Memorial Palace

After breakfast, move out for a tour to Kolkata . The major tourist attraction to visit includes the Victoria Marble Palace , Science City , Metro Rail , Memorial Hall , Belur Math , Mother Teresa Home , China Town , Rabindra Setu , and Vidyasagar Setu .

Later in the evening take a leisurely walk to the markets of Kolkata . On return to the hotel, enjoy dinner and stay overnight.

Day 10 :-Kolkata – Bagdogara (600 Km, 1 Hr 15 Min) - Darjeeling - Evening leisure

After breakfast, transfer to Kolkata Airport to board the flight to Bagdogra . On reaching Bagdogra Airport, meet our representative who’ll arrange a smooth transfer for you in Darjeeling .

On arrival at Darjeeling, check-in at one of listed hotels. In the evening take a leisurely walk to explore the nearby area. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 11 :- Darjeeling Local Sightseeing – Himalaya Nature Tour - Peace Pagoda

Post breakfast, drive towards Darjeeling . Enjoy the view of Mount Kanchenjunga ( India’s highest Mountain Peak) at the backdrop while driving close to Darjeeling. Check-in to your hotel. Rest and relax for a while in your hotel room.

Later in the day visit the major hotspots of Darjeeling including a visit to Peace Pagoda , Himalayan Mountaineering Institute , Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Tiger Hill .

In the evening take a leisurely walk to the local bazaar to shop for the local crafts and antiques of Darjeeling. Stay overnight at hotel in Darjeeling.

Day 12 :-Darjeeling – Pelling(72 Km, 3 Hr) - Local Sightseeing of Pemayangtse Monastery

After breakfast drive straight to Pelling by surface. The land around Pelling is still a virgin territory and is bathed with alpine vegetation, with numerous waterfalls lining the hillside. On arrival, check-in at one of listed hotels.

After resting and relaxing for a while, embark on a full day excursion visiting some of the major tourist attractions like the Pemayangtse Monastery , Kaluk , Khecheopalri Lake , Dubdi Monastery and Sewaro Rock Garden . Dinner & stay overnight at the hotel in Pelling.

Day 13 :-Pelling–Gangtok( 112 Km, 4 Hr)- Local sightseeing of Gangtok-Transfer

After breakfast drive to Gangtok. On arrival, check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure. Enjoy local ambience and serene atmosphere of Gangtok.

Dinner & stay overnight at the hotel in Gangtok.

Day 14 :-Gangtok - Local Sightseeing of Enchey Monastery & Rumtek Monastery

After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to the sightseeing half day city tour of Gangtok Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms , Enchey Monastery , Research Institute of Tibetology , Chorten , Orchid Sanctuary , Rumtek Monastery .

Evening is free. Return to hotel for dinner & overnight stay at Gangtok.

Day 15 :-Gangtok – Kalimpong(74 KM, 3 Hrs) local visit to Deolo Hills -Durpin Monastary -Pine View Nursery

After breakfast, drive to Kalimpong. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. After taking some rest set off for a sightseeing tour of the town covering places like Deolo Hills , Durpin Monastery , Tour of Forest Museum , Pine View Nurseries , Dr Graham Homes School and Mangaldham . Enjoy an overnight stay at Kalimpong .

Day 16 :-Kalimpong – Bagdogra (75 Km, 2.5Hrs) –Delhi-Transfer

After breakfast, assistance and transfer to Bagdogra Airport. Take flight to Delhi from Bagdogra Airport.

On arrival at Delhi Airport, meet our representative who’ll escort you to one of our enlisted hotels. Check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is to be spent at leisure. Stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 17 :- Delhi - Departure

Next morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport to board a flight for onward destination. Return with pleasant memories of Holy Trip in India.


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Varanasipallavi itnerrnationalNew Temple TownMeraden Grand radiison
BodhgayaUpasanadelta international galaxymaha bodhi


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