Buddha Religious Tours

Capture the legacy of Lord Buddha with Buddhist heritage photography

Do you wish to embark on a transformative spiritual Buddhist tour? Look no further as the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) takes you on this much-awaited immersive tour with an opportunity for Buddhist heritage photography. The picturesque landscape and the architectural marvels of the Buddhist pilgrimage sites are something you wouldn’t want to miss. This spiritual sojourn gives you a glimpse of the spectacular views of Buddhist cultural and heritage sites on the Buddhist Circuit tourist train.

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The Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train is one of the most incredible initiatives that connect pilgrims and seekers to crucial Buddhist heritage sites. As per the itinerary of the Buddhist pilgrimage destinations, the key locations that will certainly grab your attention include the Mahabodhi temple, Thai and Japanese temples, and the Buddha Statue. The timeless architecture of Buddhist heritage sites can be best captured on a spiritual voyage on the Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train.

As you gear up for the next destination i.e., Rajgir, on this exuberant tour, an excellent representation of the historical framework awaits you. Venuvan is a picture-perfect Buddhist site. The place delivers an unparalleled experience to travel aficionados for Buddhist heritage photography. In addition to Venuvan, Gridhakuta Hills, and Bimbisara jail are also the key highlights of this Buddhist pilgrimage tour by IRCTC. Nestled in the eastern gate of Rajgir, the Bimbisara Jail is a ruin of a stone structure.

After Rajgir comes Nalanda, which is home to the world-famous Nalanda University and the Nalanda Museum. Drenched in ancient architectural elegance, the university showcases a range of viharas, stupas, and classrooms that will deliver a fulfilling experience for Buddhist tourism in India.

The spiritual sojourn and Buddhist heritage photography continue with your next destination which is Sarnath. With Dhamek Stupa, Mulgandha Kuti Vihar, Ashokan Pillar, and the Sarnath Museum as the major attractions of this destination, Sarnath stands tall among the most promising pristine places associated with Buddhism. With IRCTC’s Buddhist circuit train, one can delve deep into these soul-stirring structures. These structures are perfect for ardent history and art admirers. The distinctive detailing, and the intricate designs of these Buddhist structures, are undeniably a sight to behold.

The next destination in IRCTC’s precisely curated itinerary for Buddhist holy sites includes Lumbini, Nepal. You can capture some of the most awe-inspiring Buddhist architectural masterpieces. The Maya Devi temple and Ashokan pillar are the key highlights that Buddhism aficionados can get to explore on this exuberant tour. These places are a delight for those who have a strong inclination for Buddhist heritage photography. Home to the marker stone, nativity sculpture, and various structural ruins, the Maya Devi temple is a temple where the essence of Buddhism echoes. In addition to this temple, the Ashokan pillar is a series of pillars and one of the key attractions for the followers of Buddhism. Situated near the western side of the Madame Moyer, this pillar is a noteworthy structure in Buddhism.

Unfold the enthralling Buddhist pilgrimage destinations on your next stop i.e. Kushinagar. From Mahaparinirvana temple, Ramabhar stupa, and the Mata Kutir temple, there’s a lot in store for you on this exclusive Buddhist tour with IRCTC. Built in a traditional style, the Mahaparinirvana temple is one of the most prominent landmarks in Buddhism. Along with that, the Ramabhar stupa, and the Mata Kutir temple are also some of the most impressive structures that will certainly capture the attention of your cameras.

In Sravasti, you can explore the Jetvana Vihara, Pakki Kuti, and Sahet Mahet. Designed with the ideas of asceticism, the popular monastery Jetvana Vihar is an outstanding representation of Buddhist architecture. In addition to this, the Pakki Kuti which is one of the largest mounds in Sravasti, is also an attraction. Encouraging Buddhist tourism in India, IRCTC covers all the significant destinations related to Buddhism.

The last destination of this transformative Buddhist tour is Agra. A visit to Agra is certainly incomplete without witnessing the wonderful symbol of love and the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Taj Mahal. Renowned for its brilliant architecture, the Taj Mahal is one of the most admired structures in the world.

The comprehensive tour package offered by IRCTC will introduce you to a magnificent amalgamation of picturesque historical Buddhist structures. If you are an avid follower of Buddhism, then Buddhist heritage photography with IRCTC’s eight-day tour package is the perfect tour plan for you.