Buddhist Temple Travel with East India Tour

  • 15 Nights / 16 Days
  • Price : US$798/PP
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The long journey of the East India Tour will cover the prominent Buddhist temples. People from abroad as well as people living within the nation widely explore the serenity of these beautiful temples. Gautam Buddha, a religious teacher of Buddhism spread peace and positivity among his disciples. The long 16-day journey starts from Delhi and covers locations along the way which include Varanasi, Bodh Gaya, Patna, Kolkata, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, and Gangtok. During the journey, one gets to enjoy the sightseeing tour of diverse places along with boat rides, tea garden tours, and toy train journeys. The journey will also cover numerous monasteries, ancient temples, magnificent hills, historic buildings, educational museums, and stunning rivers and lakes of East India. The guest will get to enjoy a wide range of delicacies and comfortable stays in their hotels.

*Note : This is a starting price calculated for at least 2 people. The price may vary according to the number of travelers, season, services, and availability.

Tour Starts from Delhi
Tour Ends at Kolkata
Destinations Covered Delhi, Varanasi, Bodh Gaya, Patna, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Gangtok & Kolkata.
  • Accommodation Meals as per plan Tour Guide
  • Transport Sightseeing Toll Tax
  • Air Fair
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • GST



Arrive in Delhi

Arrived in Delhi. Assistance and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in a Hotel.


Delhi Sightseeing

Full day sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi visiting the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Parliament House, Birla Mandir, Memorials to Nehru and Gandhi. Later visit the Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, etc. Overnight in a hotel.


Delhi / Varanasi (by flight)

Morning transfer to the airport to connect flights for Varanasi. On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.



Morning early departs for a boat ride on the Holy River Ganges viewing the sunrise and the religious rites being performed on the River bank. After breakfast leave for full day sightseeing visiting Bharat Mata Temple, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas and the Banaras Hindu University. Overnight in a Hotel.


Varanasi / Bodhgaya

Morning depart by surface for Bodhgaya (243 kms / 7 hrs drive) the place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon Visit Bodhgaya Temple. Overnight in a hotel.


Bodhgaya / Patna

Morning depart by surface for Rajgir (70 kms / 2 hrs.) Visit the Vulture Hill, World Peace Stupa and Bamboo's Garden. Later, drive to Nalanda (14kms) and visit one of the oldest Universities of the world & International Centre of Buddhist Studies. Continue to drive to Patna (145 kms / 4 hrs). Check into the hotel for an overnight stay.


Patna / Kolkata (by flight)

Morning Patna Sahib & Patna Museum. Later transfer to airport to connect flight for Kolkata. Rest day free for leisure. Overnight in Hotel


Kolkata / Darjeeling

Early morning visit the flower market on the riverbanks in Howrah. This is followed by a boat-ride on the Hooghly. The afternoon sightseeing of the metropolis includes the imposing Victoria Memorial, St Paul's Cathedral and the Indian Museum that houses one of the best collections of Indian art. In the evening transfer to Sealdah Railway station to board Train # 2343 Darjeeling Mail and spend the night in the comfort of an air-conditioned sleeper.



Arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station at 08:40 hrs. Later connect "toy train", (Train # 1D - dep. 09:00 hrs arrive Darjeeling at 15:30 hrs) for a romantic journey up the hills to Darjeeling. A favourite hill-station of the British to escape from the heat of Kolkata, Darjeeling is surrounded by tea gardens and has magnificent views of the snowy peaks of Kanchenjunga.



Early in the morning drive up to Tiger Hill (9000 ft) to see the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Everest and Kanchenjunga, visiting the Ghoom Monastery on return. Later visit the Himalayan mountaineering Institute and a local tea garden.


Darjeeling - Kalimpong

Morning depart for Kalimpong (51 kms / 1 ½ hrs). On arrival check in the hotel. Afternoon, visit local monasteries and flower nurseries. Overnight in a hotel.


Kalimpong - Gangtok

In the morning after breakfast visit Dello Hills and Dr. Graham's Home and a Flower Nursery. In the afternoon drive from Kalimpong to Gangtok (85 kms / 3 hrs). Overnight in a Hotel.



This morning we will take a sightseeing tour that will cover Rumtek Monastery, Deer Park, Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom and Enchey Monastery. The afternoon is free for you to explore Gangtok on your own. Overnight in a Hotel.



For a truly unforgettable experience, visit the sacred and serene Tshangu Lake (3780 m, 12400 ft). The lake remains frozen for the greater part of the year and comes alive during May to August when rhododendrons, iris, primulas, and poppies burst into bloom on its banks. Overnight in a hotel.


Gangtok - Bagdogra - Kolkata (by flight)

Morning departs by surface for Bagdogra (115 kms / 4 ½ hrs) and connect flight for Kolkata. On arrival transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.


Depart Kolkata

Transfer to the airport for departure for onward destination.

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