Buddhist Circuits Tourist Train

Day 1: Arrival in New Delhi and board the train to Gaya
Assemble at the Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station. Traditional Welcome and check - in to your respective coaches. The train departs for Gaya at 2:30 pm. Evening Tea & Dinner served on-board.
Overnight stay on-board.

Day 2: Gaya to Bodh Gaya
Arrive at Gaya Railway Station in the morning. Wash and change followed by breakfast on train. Disembark and assemble for boarding the coaches for sightseeing of Bodh Gaya including Mahabodhi Temple & Niranjana River. Afternoon check-in and lunch at hotel. After lunch relax for some time and embark for sightseeing of Thai Temple, Japanese Temple and Buddha Statue. In the evening, return to Hotel.
Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Bodh Gaya.

Day 3: Bodhgaya - Nalanda - Rajgir - Gaya - Varanasi
Early morning tea & breakfast followed by checkout from the Hotel. Departure for Rajgir by bus (85 Kms). In Rajgir, enjoy sightseeing at of Bimbimsara Jail, Gridhakut hill and Venuvan. Thereafter, proceed to a restaurant in Rajgir for lunch. After lunch, proceed to Nalanda for sightseeing, covering ruins of the world famous Nalanda University & Nalanda Museum then depart to Gaya Railway Station. Board the train. Dinner will be served on-board. Departure for Varanasi (220 kms) by train.
Overnight stay on board.

Day 4: Varanasi - Sarnath – Gorakhpur
Early morning tea on-board and arrival at Varanasi. Proceed to the hotel for wash and change, and breakfast. After breakfast, visit Sarnath to see Dhamekh Stupa, Sarnath Museum, The Ashokan Pillar and Mulgandha Kuti Vihar. Return to hotel for lunch. Thereafter, it is free time till evening. In the evening, visit to the river Ganges Ghat to witness evening Arti. Return to the train and depart to Gorakhpur (224kms) at 11 pm.
Overnight stay on board.

Day 5: Gorakhpur - Lumbini
Early morning tea on board. From Gorakhpur station, we will drive to Lumbini in Nepal by bus. Breakfast will be served on the way. Arrive in Lumbini and check-in at a hotel. After lunch, visit Mayadevi Temple, Ashokan Pillar and Pushkarni Lake in Lumbini.
Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 6: Lumbini - Kushinagar - Gorakhpur
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Kushinagar. At Kushinagar, visit Mahaparinirvan Temple, Rambhar Stupa, and Mata Kutir Temple, among other sites. After having lunch at a nearby hotel, there will be some free time for shopping and independent activities. We will depart for Gorakhpur at around 4 pm and board the train to Gonda at around 11:30 pm.
Overnight stay on board.

Day 7: Gonda - Sravasti - Gonda - Agra
Tea will be served early morning on board. Upon arrival at Gonda station, we will depart to Sravasti by bus (65 km). Check into a local hotel for wash & change, and breakfast. After breakfast, visit Jetvana Vihara, Pakki Kuti & Sehat Mahet, and Thai Temple, among others. Then we return to hotel for lunch and return to Gonda station to board the train. Depart for Agra (450 km) at 6 pm. Evening tea and dinner will be served on board.
Overnight stay on board.

Day 8 Agra – Delhi
Upon arrival in Agra, breakfast will be served on board. Thereafter, we proceed toward the world famous Taj Mahal for sightseeing. After sightseeing, we drive toward Agra station at around noon and depart for New Delhi (220 kms). Lunch and evening tea will be served on board. We will arrive at Safdarjung station in New Delhi at around 6:30 pm.

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