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Short Buddhist Tour Package from Varanasi

Depart on a transformative spiritual journey with our Bodhgaya Short Buddhist Tour Package from Varanasi. This enlightening excursion takes you to Bodhgaya, where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. Departing from Varanasi, another sacred city along the Ganges, this tour offers a condensed yet profound experience. Our knowledgeable guides will share their insights into the significance of each location as you walk in the enlightened one's footsteps, enhancing your grasp of Buddhism's enduring philosophy.

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  • Day-1 Arrival in Varanasi, then Sarnath Sightseeing

    You will be taken from Varanasi Airport/Railway Station and transferred to your hotel for check-in formalities and to start the Bodhgaya short Buddhist tour. We will depart to Sarnath after lunch, where Lord Buddha presented his initial sermon at Deer Park (Rishipattana). Explore nearby attractions such as the Buddha Temple, Dhamekha Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Mulagandh Kuti Vihara, and the Archaeological Museum.

    Experience the Evening Ritual Ceremony at the Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple before returning to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay in Varanasi.

  • Day-2 Morning Boat Ride in Varanasi to Bodhgaya

    On the second day of your Bodhgaya short Buddhist tour, experience the divine aura of Subah-e-Banaras in Varanasi, where you can relish a serene boat ride on the Ganges during sunrise. Immerse yourself in the essence of Varanasi by visiting various Ghats, including the renowned Manikarnika Ghat, the world's largest cremation ground, along with Harishchandra Ghat, Tulsi Ghat, and Assi Ghat. Each Ghat holds its historical significance and importance. Post this, and head back to your hotel for breakfast.

    Later, proceed to Bodhgaya and check in at your hotel. Take a tour of the local sights of Bodhgaya, such as the ancient Mahabodhi Temple of Lord Buddha and the Bodhi Tree, which marks the spot where Lord Buddha attained the quest of enlightenment. The Mahabodhi Temple is a revered UNESCO World Heritage Site and a renowned Buddhist pilgrimage destination in India. Return to your hotel and enjoy an overnight stay in Bodhgaya.

    Distance Covered : 300 KM, 6 Hrs approx

  • Day-3 Bodhgaya to Dungeshwari Caves to Buddhist Monasteries

    On the third day of Bodhgaya short Buddhist tour, followed by breakfast, drive to Gaya to explore the nearby attractions, such as Dungeshwari Cave Temples, also known as the Mahakala Caves, where Lord Buddha spent years in penance before descending to Bodhgaya. Afterward, head to Sujata Village Temple, where Lady Sujata offered Kheer to Lord Buddha.

    Subsequently, visit the renowned Buddhist Monasteries of Bodhgaya, constructed by different nations, including the Burmese Monastery, Tibetan Monastery, Japanese Monastery, and Chinese Monastery.

    Lastly, drop off at Bodhgaya Airport/Railway Station, cherishing the pleasant memories of your Holy Buddhist Tour in India.

    Here your Bodhgaya short Buddhist tour comes to an end.

What’s Included

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Private air conditioned vehicle for airport assistance and staff assistance

2 night stay in handpicked hotels

03 Breakfasts, 02 Lunch, 03 Dinners

All ground transport services for sightseeing trips by airconditioned car

Expert local tour guides for sightseeing tours in each city

Govt of India taxes and Company service charges

International or domestic flights are not included

Please carry a valid travel Insurance

India tourist visa can be easily obtained in your country. Visa fee and charges are payable directly by the travelers to Indian Embassy or High Commission at the time of Visa application.

Monument and museum entry tickets are not covered in the package cost

Meals not specified in the package are not included

Any kind of personal expenses/bills, tips to guide, driver, waiters etc

Trip Reviews


Samantha Mitchell | UK

11 Jan 2023

Our trip with Max Holidays was beyond incredible. They organized this Buddhist tour that completely blew us away. From exploring ancient temples to meditating in serene monasteries, every moment felt deeply spiritual. Their guides were so knowledgeable, offering insights that truly enriched our understanding of Buddhism. Plus, they took care of every little detail, making sure we could fully immerse ourselves in the experience. It was more than just a vacation; it was a soul-enriching journey that left us feeling profoundly inspired.

  • 4.5


Christopher Harris | USA

13 May 2022

Our adventure with Max Holidays was absolutely amazing. The Buddhist tour they arranged was a highlight. We got to witness breathtaking temples and engage in peaceful meditation sessions. Their guides were incredibly informative, adding depth to our spiritual journey.

  • 4.5


Benjamin Turner | USA

10 Apr 2024

Our trip with Max Holidays was nothing short of extraordinary. The Buddhist tour they organized was a transformative experience. From visiting sacred sites to learning about Buddhist philosophy, every moment was deeply meaningful. Their guides were passionate and knowledgeable, making the journey truly memorable.

  • 4.5


Sophie Evans | UK

16 Mar 2017

Embarking on a journey with Max Holidays was a dream come true. The Buddhist tour they crafted was profound. We had the opportunity to delve into centuries-old traditions, immersing ourselves in the serene ambiance of monastic life. Their dedication to providing an authentic experience was evident in every aspect of the tour.

  • 4.5


Rebecca Hughes | USA

03 Apr 2024

Our experience with Max Holidays was incredible. The Buddhist tour they arranged was enlightening and spiritually fulfilling. From exploring ancient temples to engaging in meditation sessions, it was a journey of self-discovery. Their guides were supportive and insightful, fostering a deep connection to the teachings of Buddhism.

  • 4.5

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Short Buddhist Tour Package from Varanasi

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03 Days

US $350
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