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  • Buddhist Train Tour
  • Buddhist Train Tour

Buddhist Train - Mahaparinirvana

Fixed Departure Dates for Buddhist Train, Mahaparinirvana
Nov 2010 : 13th & 27th
Dec 2010 : 11th & 25th
Jan 2011 : 8th & 22nd
Feb 2011 : 12th & 26th
Mar 2011 : 12th & 26th

Travel Plan for Buddhist Train - Mahaparinirvana

Day 1: Delhi – Gaya (990 kms) 15:00 hrs.– Assemble at the Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station. Traditional Welcome and check – in to your respective coaches.

16:00 hrs.– Departure of the train for Gaya. Evening Tea & Dinner served on-board. Over night stay on-board.

Day 2: Gaya – Bodhgaya (16 kms) - Arrive at Gaya Railway Station in the morning. Wash & change, followed by the breakfast on train.

Disembark and assemble for boarding the coaches for sightseeing of Bodhgaya including Mahabodhi Temple & Niranjana River. Afternoon check-in and lunch at hotel .After lunch relax for some time.

sightseeing of Thai Temple, Japanese Temple and Buddha Statue

Evening: – Return to Hotel, dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Bodhgaya.

Day 3 : Bodhgaya – Nalanda – Rajgir – Gaya – Varanasi 05:00 hrs. – Early morning tea & breakfast followed by checkout from the Hotel. Departure for Rajgir by bus (85 Kms).

10:30 hrs. – Arrival at Rajgir. Sightseeing at Rajgir of Bimbimsara Jail, Gridhakut hill, Venuvan.

12:30 hrs. – Proceed to a Restaurant in Rajgir for lunch. After lunch, proceed to Nalanda for sightseeing covering ruins of world famous Nalanda University & Nalanda Museum.

16:00 hrs. – Depart back to Gaya Railway Station.

20:00 hrs. – Arrival at Gaya Railway Station and board the train. Dinner on-board. Departure from Gaya at 2330 hrs to 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 & change (room given only for wash & change) and breakfast.

After breakfast, visit Sarnath (10 kms) for to see Dhamekh Stupa, Sarnath Museum, The Ashokan Pillar, Mulgandha Kuti Vihar.

Afternoon – Lunch at the hotel. Followed by some free time. Tourists can either opt for shopping or other activities.

Evening – Visit to the river Ganges Ghat, Evening Arti. Return to the Train.

20:00 hrs. – Arrival at the Varanasi Railway Station and board the train Dinner on board. Departure for Gorakhpur (224kms) at 23:30 hrs. Overnight stay on-board.

Day 5/6 : Gorakhpur – Kushinagar

Kushinagar – Lumbini – Gorakhpur : Early morning tea on board. Arrive at Gorakhpur Railway Station. Proceed by coach to Hotel at Gorakhpur/Kushinagar.

Arrive at the Hotel in Kushinagar and check-in. Breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast, visit Mahaparinirvan Temple, Rambhar Stupa, Mata Kutir Temple etc.

Afternoon – Lunch at the hotel. Followed by some free time. Tourists can either opt for shopping or other activities.

Afternoon – Lunch at the Hotel. Evening participate in a chanting and meditation session. (Subject to availability of appropriate teachers/instructors).

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.

05:00 hrs. : Early morning tea and breakfast at the hotel.

06:00 hrs. – Check-out of the Hotel and proceed to Lumbini. (Nepal) by bus. Tourists must obtain the Nepal visa from their respective countries. Otherwise, lot of time required at the border to process the visa.

Arrive Lumbini and proceed to a hotel / restaurant for Lunch. Visit Lumbini including Maya Devi Temple, Ashokan Pillar and Pushkarni lake.

16:00 hrs – Departure for Gorakhpur. Arrive Gorakhpur Railway Station. Board at around 20:30 hrs and board the Train.

Dinner on-board, Depart by train to Gonda at 23:30 hrs. Overnight stay on-board.

Day 7 : Gonda – Sravasti – Gonda – Agra : Early morning tea on-board and arrival at Gonda Railway Station. Departure for Sravasti (65kms) by bus. Arrival at the hotel, wash & change (room given only for wash & change) and breakfast.

After breakfast, visit Jetvana Vihara, Pakki Kuti & Sehat Mahet, Thai Temple.

Afternoon – Lunch at the Hotel and proceed to back to Gonda railway station to board the train.

17:00 hrs – Arrival at the Gonda Railway Station to board the Train. Depart by train to Agra (450 kms) at 18:00 hrs. Evening Tea and dinner served on-board. Overnight stay on-board.

Day 8 : Agra – Delhi - Early morning tea, wash & fresh and breakfast on-board.

After breakfast, proceed for the sight-seeing of the World famous Taj Mahal.

12:30 hrs. – Proceed to the Agra Railway Station. Departure by train for New Delhi (220 kms) at 14:15 hrs. Onboard lunch and evening tea.

Arrival at the Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station at approximately 18:30 hrs.

TARIFF (Get Special Discount for Buddhist Train Tour)

Class of Travel   October 2010 to March 2011 (per night) Full Tour
First AC Coupe US$ 168 1176
INR 7896 55272
AC – First Class US$ 150 1050
INR 7050 49350
AC – Two Tier
US$ 125 875
INR 5875 41125
AC – Two Tier
(Side Berth)
US$ 110 770
INR 5170 36190
AC – Three Tier US$ 105 735
INR 4935 34545

Book your Buddhist Train tour with The Luxury India Tours to get special and attractive discount. Contact us for further details on discount and our offers for Buddhist Train - Mahaparinirvana

Special Note : Our team member would be pleased to offer you very attractive rates for Pre & Post Train Tour Arrangements such as - Airport Hotel Transfer, Hotel Accommodation in Delhi, Sightseeing in Delhi as well the travel plans for other destinations in India. Please send your such request at rupali@ulltimate.in

Package price Includes:

  • Journey by Exclusive Air-conditioned Train as per the Itinerary.
  • Road transport by AC coaches as per the itinerary.
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary.
  • Meals as per the itinerary.
  • English / Hindi speaking Tour Escort.
  • Entrance fees of monuments/sightseeing trips as per the itinerary.
  • Travel Insurance.

Package price does not Include:

  • India and Nepal visa fees
  • Items of personal nature, e.g. Laundry, Medicine, Alcoholic drinks etc.
  • Road Transfers to and from Delhi-Safdarjung Railway Station.
  • Hotel stay in Delhi before & after the trip, air ticket, visa charges etc.
  • Any other services not mentioned in ‘Package Price Includes.
  • Fees for Still/ Flash Video camera at the monuments and other places.

Suggested Travel Plan

Visiting India, to join and be part of Mahaparinirvana Train - Luxury Buddhist Train operated by Indian Railways; this is an amazing way to visit the Buddhist Places in India and Some Part of Nepal.

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But dont just return back to your home town after this Special Train Trip to Buddhist Places in India and Nepal. Team member of The Luxury India Tour could offer additional tour plan.

Suggestion 1 : If you want to know more about the Buddhism and Buddhist Evolution, then add some nights at Lumbini, Nepal and also dont forget to Visit Kathmandu. Click here for Information.

Suggestion 2 : If you are some what adventerous and wanted to experience the flow of Buddhism in Nepal, add a trip to Mustang and Jhomsom Valley in Nepal.

Suggestion 3 : Other than Buddhist rajasthanreligious Tour, you could also explore the parts of Rajasthan. Click here for suggested travel plan in Rajasthan

Note : There are numerous travel plans which could be opted pre and post; Mahaparinirvana Buddhist Train Tour in India . Please feel free to contact us for further option and details.