Holiday packages are meant to cater specifically with the focus on a particular area of travel. Be it a cultural tour or a beach tour or a wildlife safari or a pilgrimage for that matter, you will be able to avail of any of the holiday packages which come in various forms as per the category of the tour, the span and the price range of the trip. The Buddhist Heritage tours are some of the nicest travel tour options for religious people as well as history researchers.
The Buddhist heritage tours India basically start with Delhi from where you fly to Lucknow from where, in turn, you will be transported to Saraswati where the Buddha is believed to have performed some miracles. This holy place also houses the famous Anand Bodhi tree, an offspring of the one that was supposedly planted by Buddha’s main disciple. Next you will drive to Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha where you will have to stay overnight at the hotel.
Then drive to Kushinagar, which is the place where Lord Buddha finally attained Mahaparnirvana. The Mukutbandhan Stupa and the striking statue of the reclining Buddha are amongst the ruins here.
From Kushinagar you take a drive down to Patna, through Vaishali where Lord Buddha is believed to have come five years after the Enlightenment in Bodh Gaya. And then drive to Patna where you check into the hotel.
Next, your drive to Bodhagaya, a stopover at Nalanda, where Lord Mahavira and Lord Buddha are believed to have taught for years will be an enlightening one. Visit Rajgir where, Prince Siddharth, after having renounced his imperial heritage came to seek salvation.
Bodhgaya offers some of the finest tourist places of interest including the Mahabodhi Temple and Niranjana River. Visits to these places will grant you special moments of peace and tranquility. Your next piece of trip will be a drive to Varanasi.