Buddhist Tour Packages

Buddhist Tours for Season 2023-24: Book Now

culture and history of Buddhism

If you are a traveler with a deep interest in Buddhism and want to explore the rich history and spiritual heritage of this ancient religion, then the Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train offered by IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited) is an ideal choice for you. With the 2023-24 season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to book your journey and embark on an enlightening adventure through the heartland of Buddhism.

The Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train is a unique offering by IRCTC, designed specifically to cater to the needs of travelers who wish to visit the significant Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India and Nepal. The tour covers various destinations that hold immense religious and historical importance in Buddhism, providing a comprehensive experience for devotees and history enthusiasts alike.

One of the highlights of this tour is the inclusion of major Buddhist sites such as Bodh Gaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, Varanasi, Sarnath, Kushinagar, Lumbini, Sravasti, and many more. These destinations are not only deeply associated with the life and teachings of Gautam Buddha but also boast remarkable architectural marvels and serene landscapes. From the sacred Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya, where Buddha attained enlightenment, to the ancient ruins of Sravasti, where he performed miracles, each stop on the tour offers a unique glimpse into the life and times of the enlightened one.

The Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train provides a hassle-free and comfortable travel experience, with well-appointed coaches and expert guides who accompany the guests throughout the journey. The train offers luxurious facilities such as air-conditioned compartments, onboard dining, and comfortable bedding, ensuring a relaxing and enjoyable trip. The tour also includes sightseeing at each destination, allowing the guests to explore the local attractions and immerse themselves in the spiritual ambiance of these sacred places.

Booking your journey with the Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train is both convenient and cost-effective. IRCTC’s Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train offers three different categories to suit different budgets and duration namely AC First Class, AC-2 Tier & AC First Coupe. While the entire journey is of 8 days and 7 nights, there is also an option to take part in journeys. The packages include accommodation, meals, transportation, and guided tours, leaving the passengers with little to worry about except immersing themselves in the spiritual journey. To make the booking process even more seamless, IRCTC provides an online platform where you can check availability, choose your preferred package, and make secure payments. Take a look at departure dates for the upcoming season.

Month/Year 2023 2024
January 27
February 24
March 23
October 21
November 4
December 16

You can choose a date at your convenience and the best thing is that currently a special offer is also being run on select departure dates.

Departure Dates – 21st Oct’2023, 4th Nov’2023 and 16th Dec’2023


20% discount on the published tariff (Inclusive of Supplement Charge) applicable for Indian Citizens including NRI, PIO, and OCI.

With this amazing limited-period offer you book the India Buddhist tour itinerary at the best price. To know more about the Buddhist tour packages from Nagpur, Buddhist tour packages from Mumbai, and Buddhist tour packages from Varanasi, or to check the train tariff, visit the official website at www.irctcbuddhisttrain.com.

As the 2023-24 season is upon us, don’t miss out on the opportunity to embark on a transformative journey through the Buddhist heartland. Book your place on the Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train with IRCTC and immerse yourself in the teachings and spirituality of Buddhism. Whether you are a devout follower of the religion or simply a curious traveler, this tour promises to be an unforgettable experience that will leave a lasting impression on your soul. So, seize the moment and embark on a voyage of self-discovery and enlightenment!