Day 01 Delhi Gaya (990 kms)

13:00 hrs Assemble at the Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station. Board the Buddhist Circuit Special Train.
14:30 hrs Departure of the train for Gaya.
16:00 hrs Evening Hi- Tea on Train
20:00 hrs Dinner & overnight stay On-Board

Day 02 Gaya Bodhgaya (16 kms)

07:00 hrs Wash & Change & Breakfast on board.
08:30 hrs Arrive at Gaya. Disembark the train and assemble for boarding the coaches for road journey to Bodhgaya.
09:30 hrs Check in at hotel. After check-in sightseeing of Bodhgaya including Mahabodhi Temple & Niranjana River.
13:00 hrs Lunch at the hotel & relax.
16:00 hrs Proceed Sightseeing of Thai Temple, Japanese Temple & Buddha statue.
19:30 hrs Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Bodhgaya.

Day 03 Bodhgaya Nalanda Rajgir Gaya Varanasi

05:30 hrs. Early morning tea & breakfast followed by checkout from the hotel for departure to Rajgir & Nalanda.
07:00 hrs. Depart to Rajgir by coaches (85 km).
09:30 hrs. Arrival at Rajgir. Sightseeing of Rajgir including Bimbimsara Jail, Gridhakut hill &Venuvan.
12:30 hrs. Lunch at the hotel.
13:30 hrs. Proceed to Nalanda for sightseeing covering ruins of world famous Nalanda University & Nalanda Museum.
17:00 hrs. Depart back to Gaya Railway Station.
18:00 hrs En route evening Tea break.
19:30 hrs Arrival at Gaya Railway Station and board the train.
20:00 hrs. Dinner & overnight stay On-Board. Departure from Gaya at 2330 hrs to Varanasi (220 km) by train.

Day 04 Varanasi Sarnath Gorakhpur

06:00 hrs. Early morning tea on-board and arrival at Varanasi.
Disembark the train and proceed to hotels.
07:30 hrs. 09:00 hrs. Arrival at Hotel, Check in and breakfast at hotel.
09:00 hrs Proceed to Sarnath (10 kms) for sightseeing of Dhamekh Stupa, Sarnath Museum, The Ashokan Pillar, Mulgandha Kuti Vihar & Sarnath Museum.
12:30 hrs. Lunch and check-out from hotel.
13:30 hrs Free time.
17.00 hrs Visit River Ganges Ghat for evening Aarti and boat ride. Return to the Railway Station.
20:00 hrs. Dinner & Overnight stay On-

Day 05 Gorakhpur Lumbini

06:00 hrs. Early morning tea, wash & change on board.
07:00 hrs. Arrive at Gorakhpur, proceed to Lumbini by coach.
Coaches. Tourists to keep their passport and visa fees ready.
08:00 hrs Breakfast En route in Gorakhpur.
12:30 hrs. Arrive Lumbini, Check-in & lunch at the hotel.
14:00 hrs Sight-seeing of Lumbini including Maya Devi Temple, Ashokan
Pillar and Buddhist monasteries. 19:30 hrs. Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel in Lumbini.

Day 06 Lumbini Kushinagar Gorakhpur

06:00 hrs. Early morning tea & Breakfast at Hotel.
07:30 hrs. Check-out of the hotel and depart for Kushinagar.
12:30 hrs. Arrive Kushinagar. Lunch at hotel.
14:00 hrs. After lunch Proceed for sightseeing of Kushinagar including
Mahaparinirvan Temple, Rambhar Stupa, Mata Kutir Temple.
17:30 hrs Depart to Gorakhpur railway station.
19:30 hrs. Arrival at Gorakhpur railway station
20:00 hrs. Departure by train to Gonda. Dinner and overnight stay on board.

Day 07 Gonda Sravasti Gonda Agra

03:30 hrs. Arrival at Gonda.
05:30 hrs Early morning tea On-Board.
06:00 hrs. Departure of coaches to Sravasti (65kms),
07:30 hrs Arrival at the Hotel. Wash & change and breakfast.
09:30 hrs. Sight-seeing of Jetvana Vihara, Pakki Kuti & Sehat,Mahet.
13:00 hrs. Lunch at the hotel.
14:30 hrs. Proceed to Gonda railway station.
16:30 hrs Arrival at Gonda Railway Station.
17:30 hrs. Depart by train to Agra (450 kms). Dinner & overnight stay on-board.

Day 08 Agra Delhi

05:00 hrs. Early morning tea and arrival at Agra
07:00 hrs Wash & change and breakfast On-Board.
08:30 hrs. Proceed for sight-seeing of the World famous Taj Mahal
12:30 hrs. Proceed to the Railway Station.
14:15 hrs. Depart by train to New Delhi (220 kms). Lunch On-Board.
16.00 hrs Evening Tea.
18.00 hrs. Arrival at Delhi Safdurjung Railway Station.

Class of Travel

US$ Per Night

Full Tour
AC- First Class
AC – 2 Tier
AC – 3 Tier Class
AC First Coupe

165 +(USD 150 Per Pax for Partial/Full Tour)

Tour Dates

September 2016 :- 27th
October 2016 :- 11th, 25th
November 2016 :- 8th , 22nd
December 2016 :- 6th, 20th
January 2017 :- 3rd, 17th, 31st
February 2017 :- 14th
March 2017 :- 14th, 28th


1. First AC Coupe consist only two passengers sharing a cabin during the train journey.

2. Tour costs mentioned above are based on per person per night on twin sharing.Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years of age with bed in the same room(Age proof of children is to be furnished, which is required at the time of issuance of tickets) The above rates are subject to change on the basis of currency fuctuation. 4/22/2010

4. IRCTC would be pleased to offer you very attractive rates for Pre & Post Train Tour Arrangements such as - Airport Hotel Transfer,Hotel Accommodation in Delhi,Sightseeing in Delhi etc. Please send your such request at

Hotel Single Occupancy :

Passenger who would like to have Single occupancy i.e. do not wish to share the room with anyone else should choose the option at the time of booking by paying additional amount of US$ 50 per night or US$ 200 for the full tour.

Note: -Single Occupancy is not be applicable for Train journey.
  • Journey by Exclusive Air-conditioned Train as per the Itinerary.
  • Road transport by AC coaches as per the itinerary.
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary.
  • Meals as per the itinerary.
  • English / Hindi speaking Tour Escort.
  • Entrance fees of monuments/sightseeing trips as per the itinerary.
  • Travel Insurance.
Cancellation terms
  • India and Nepal visa fees
  • Items of personal nature, e.g. Laundry, Medicine, Alcoholic drinks etc.
  • Road Transfers to and from Delhi-Safdarjung Railway Station.
  • Hotel stay in Delhi before & after the trip, air ticket, visa charges etc.
  • Any other services not mentioned in 'Package Price Includes.
  • Fees for Still/ Flash Video camera at the monuments and other places.
What's Excludes
No. of days before commencement of Trip
Total Deductions
45 Days and above(excluding departure date)
10% of the Package cost
Within a period of 44 to 15 Days (excluding departure date)
25% of the Package cost
Within a period of 14 to 7 Days (excluding of Departure Date)
50% of the Package cost
Within the period of 7 Days or before the scheduled date of departure
100% of the Package cost
Partial Tour of Buddhist Circuit Special Train

The Cut-off (end of IRCTC services) and Reporting Time (commencement of IRCTC services) for the tourist availing partial journey (less than 7 nights) on the Buddhist Circuit Special Train would be 1900 Hrs at Railway station / Hotel. Tourists who wish to join group before 1900 Hrs or extend the tour beyond 1900 Hrs have to pay the charges for an additional night over and above the total number of nights opted for.

Hotel Package cost Per Person
000 INR 000 apprx