India and Nepal have been significant centres of Buddhism since ancient times. This 16 Nights / 17 Days Buddhist Circuit India and Nepal tour Package is designed to take you on a journey through time as you explore the birth, life, and teachings of Lord Buddha. We will take you to some of Buddhism’s most important pilgrimage sites, where you can witness the magnificent architecture, intricate carvings, and serene ambience of monasteries, stupas, and temples.


  • Explore the holy city of Varanasi, where Buddha gave his first sermon
  • Visit the Deer Park in Sarnath, where Buddha preached his first sermon
  • Discover the birthplace of Buddha in Lumbini, Nepal
  • Visit the Mayadevi Temple, where Buddha’s mother gave birth to him
  • Explore the iconic Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, where Buddha attained enlightenment
  • Discover the ruins of Nalanda, one of the oldest universities in the world
  • Visit the Kushinagar, where Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana
  • Enjoy the stunning views of the Himalayas in Nepal


Day 1 : Arrival Varanasi (Kashi)

Arrival at Varanasi Airport / Railway Station, check-in to Hotel Afternoon Covering City Temple Tour New Kashi Vishwanath Temple (BHU) also known as Birla Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Durga Temple and Tulsi Manas Mandir. In the evening experience the Ganga Aarti, it refers to the songs sung to praise the deity by offering the lamps. Hindusin India worship the river Ganges as goddess. Every evening in Varanasi, Aarti is performed at Dashashwamedh Ghat. We can watch it from the Ghat or from the waterside in a boat. It is a beautiful, resonant, and majestics pectacle with avery precise choreography involving rituals performed by several priests with the sound of bells, drums, cymbals, and Sanskrit mantras & boating (at Own Cost) on the River Ganga. Overnight Stay in Varanasi.

Day 2 : Varanasi (Kashi) - Sarnath - Ramnagar

Early morning at 06:00 AM visit Old Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Annapurna Templeand Vishalakshi Temple & Kal Bhairav Temple then back to hotel & take breakfast, after that Visit Ramnagar Fort & Sarnath – the city of Lord Buddha where he came to preach his first Sermonafter he achieved Enlightenment at Bodhgaya, It contains the most impressive remains, as well as a Modern Temple; visit the Mulagandha kuti Vihara (Main Temple), Archeological Museum, Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa andvarious Monasteries & Shopping in Varanasi Silk Market. Overnight Stay in Varanasi.

Day 3 : Varanasi - Vindhyachal - Sitamadhi - Prayagraj

After Breakfast check out from Hotel & drive to Prayagraj en route visit Vindhyachal Temple & Sitamadhi Temple after reach check in to Hotel & overnight Stay in Prayagraj.

Day 4 : Prayagraj - Chitrakoot - Prayagraj

In the Morning after breakfast drive to Chitrakoot, it is known as “Teerth of Teerth”. It is considered to be one of the holiest cities in India. Chitrakoot are having spiritual sites mostly. On reaching Chitrakoot visit, Ram Ghat, on the banks of the Mandakini River. With this, temples are a sight to definitely visit. Sati Anusuya Ashram is a popular religious place of interest. For visiting natural beauty, visit Dharkundi Ashram. Janaki Kund believed to be the bathing place of Sita on the Mandakini River has clear blue water. Sphatik Shila is another prominent tourist attractions as they are believed to be the places where Lord Ram and his wife, Sita stayed. There is a cavern known as Gupt Godavari where the Godavari River flows over rocks set deep inside the cave and the river disappears inside another cave. Bharat Milap, Hanuman Dhara etc. After sightseeing return to Prayagraj & Overnight Stay in Prayagraj.

Day 5 : Prayagraj - Naimisharanya

After Breakfast check out form Hotel & visit Triveni Sangam (Prayag) for a Holy dips, Allahabad Fort, Patalpuri Hanuman Temple, Anand Bhawan, Alopi Devi Temple &  drive to Naimisharanya, after reach check in to Hotel & Overnight Stay in Naimisharanya.

Day 6 : Naimisharanya - Ayodhya

After Breakfast check out from Hotel visit Chakra Theerth, Suth Gaddi, Lalitha Devi, Hanuman Gaddi and Pandav Kila, Vyas Gaddi, Swayambhu Manu and Sathroopa, Dadheechi Kund. After that drive to Ayodhya after reach check in to Hotel & Overnight Stay in Ayodhya.

Day 7 : Ayodhya - Lumbini

After Breakfast check out from Hotel & visit to Saryu River, Hanuman Garhi, Ram Janam Bhumi, Kanak Bhawan, Treta Ke Thakur and then drive to Lumbini after reach check in to Hotel & Overnight Stay in Lumbini.

Day 8 : Lumbini - Chitwan

After breakfast visit the birthplace of Lord Buddha and a place of holy pilgrimage. Then we go walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden. This remarkable place is the Buddha’s birthplace and converges on the Ashoka pillar. Here we will visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture. Then drive to Chitwan after reach check in to Hotel & Evening Cultural Tour (To Visit Tharu Village), Riverside Sunset view, Tharu stick dance (at your own cost) back to Hotel. Overnight stay at Chitwan.

Day 9 : Chitwan - Pokhara

After Early Morning breakfast drive to enjoy Canoeing Ride and Elephant Breeding Centre Visit Elephant safari getting on the back of an elephant, you will go on a Jungle safari. Then, you will see the elephants bathe with their trunks full of water. When you arrive at the elephant breeding center, you will have the chance to witness the love between the baby and the mother elephant. Inside the park, you have the opportunity to see animals such as the one-horned rhino, the Bengal tigers, the galleries etc. then drive to Pokhara upon arrival at Pokhara we transfer you to the hotel, check-in to Hotel & Overnight Stay at Pokhara.

Day 10 : Pokhara Local

Early in the morning, you will head to Sarangkot to enjoy a spectacular sunrise over the Annapurna range. You will arrive in Sarangkot after about half an hour by car to enjoy a close up the panoramic view of the mountain peaks of the Annapurna mountain range. When the sun rises and pours its rays into the mountains, they look overwhelming. Half day Pokhara City tour including Seti Gandaki River, Davi’s fall, Mahindra Cave and Barahi temple with boating at Phewa Lake. After completing sightseeing back to Hotel. Overnight stay at Pokhara.

Day 11 : Pokhara - Seti Beni - Pokhara

After Breakfast go to visit Seti Beni which place world’s oldest Shalimar (Lord Vishnu) evening return back to Pokhara. Overnight Stay in Pokhara.

Day 12 : Pokhara - Manakamna - Kathmandu

After Breakfast Checkout from Hotel & Drive towards Kathmandu On the way you have an option of doing river rafting or visit the Manakamna Temple “Goddess of Fulfilling Wishes” The Manakamna Temple situated in the Gorkha district of Nepal is the sacred place of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati, an incarnation of Parvati. The name Manakamna originates from two words, “mana” meaning heart and “kamana” meaning wish where you are taken by a cable ride of 9 mins. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Day 13 : Kathmandu

After breakfast, you begin a tour of Kathmandu’s most historical and spiritual attractions. You will get a private vehicle you will visit including World Heritage sites like below:

The Hindu Sacred Temple of Pashupati Nath, Kathmandu Durbar Square , Swayambhunath Stupa, Bauddhanath Stupa (Buddha Nath) & Jal Narayana Temple (Budhanilkantha) After visiting these places, back to the hotel Overnight Stay in Kathmandu.

Day 14 : Kathmandu - Nagarkot - Janakpur

Morning visit Nagarkot to see the Sun Rise then back to Hotel & take Breakfast check out from Hotel & drive to Janakpur after reach check in to Hotel & Visit Janki Mandir, Janak Mahal & other sightseeing & Overnight Stay in Janakpur.

Day 15 : Janakpur - Bodhgaya

After Early Breakfast check out from Hotel & drive to Bodhgaya after reach check in to Hotel & visit Niranjana River, Sujata Temple & Sujata Kheerdan Stahal, Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Great Buddha Statue, and Monastery, return back to Hotel. Overnight stay in Bodhgaya.

Day 16 : Bodhgaya - Gaya - Varanasi

Morning Perform the Ritual Pind Dan Puja & Visit Mangla Gauri Temple & Vishnupad Temple. Check out from Hotel & drive to Varanasi, after reach check in to Hotel & Overnight Stay in Varanasi.

Day 17 : Varanasi Departure

Morning 05:00 AM go to Visit Assi Ghat for Sun Rise & Walking on Ghats then back to Hotel check out from there & drop at Varanasi Airport / Railway Station for your Return / Onward Journey.

Tour Costs

No of Pax Cost Per Pax Based on 3 Star Hotels Cost Per Pax Based on 4 Star Hotels
Pax Tour price subject to based on specific dates and Travel Requirements. Tour price subject to based on specific dates and Travel Requirements.
*Subject to change based on the specific dates and availability of hotels.

Hotel Details

City Hotels 3 Star Hotels 4 Star No of Nights
Varanasi Hotel Heritage Inn / Similar Hotel Surya / Similar 3 Night(s)
Prayagraj Hotel Milan Palace / Similar The Legend Hotel / Similar 2 Night(s)
Naimisharanya Hotel Abha Regency / Similar - 1 Night(s)
Ayodhya Hotel Ramprastha / Similar - 1 Night(s)
Lumbini Hotel Nirvana / Similar Lumbini Buddha Garden Resort / Similar 1 Night(s)
Chitwan Hotel Parkland / Similar Green Park Chitwan / Similar 1 Night(s)
Pokhara Hotel Lake Star / Similar Mount Kailash Resort / Similar 3 Night(s)
Kathmandu Hotel Buddha Land / Similar Hotel Himalaya / Similar 2 Night(s)
Janakpur Hotel Manaki / Similar - 1 Night(s)
Bodhgaya Hotel Bodhgaya Gautam / Similar - 1 Night(s)
*Subject to availability at the time of booking or else similar hotels will be suggested.

Whats included?

  • Accommodation in well-appointed hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meals as per itinerary.
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Expert local guides.
  • Entry fees to Buddhist sites and attractions.
  • All applicable taxes and service charges.

Whats excluded?

  • International and domestic flights.
  • Visa fees (if applicable).
  • Personal expenses and tips.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Any other item not mentioned in the inclusions.