From exploring ancient architecture to simply immersing yourself in the diverse culture, India has everything you could want in a vacation destination. India also has some of the most beautiful and spiritual places on the planet. Buddhism has a long history in India, so IRCTC is giving you an opportunity to get aboard and experience the Buddhist circuit in India.
The Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train travels through the most revered Buddhist sites, like Rajgir following the life path of the Enlightened One, the Buddha himself.
A Rajgir Tourism Package tour promises to be an unforgettable experience, with numerous facilities available aboard to suit all budgets and tastes!
Rajgir Buddha Tourism
Rajgir is a town where the air carries hints of spirituality and the vibrant hues of history with associations with both Jainism and Buddhism. Rajgir, located in a green valley surrounded by rocky hills, is a spiritual town with natural serenity among dense forests, mysterious springs, and caves. Rajgir is home to a number of religious sites, the majority of which are dedicated to Buddhism. Both Lord Mahavir and Lord Buddha have stated that they spent time here, which has enormous spiritual and religious significance. There are several ruins, sites, and temples to visit here, as well as some time to relax and enjoy the inspiring calmness.
Rajgir Buddhist Tourist Places in India
VISWA SHANTI STUPA: Built-in 1969, rajgir's Viswa Shanti Stupa is a popular Buddhist pilgrimage site. It is located on Ratnagiri Hill. It is the white beauty that depicts the four stages of Buddha's life through the four golden statues of Lord Buddha. This stupa is the world's largest Peace Pagoda and is regarded as a symbol of harmony and peace.
VENU VAN: Venu Vana is a man-made forest, a haven for peace and meditation. Emperor Bimbisara built this lovely cloister for Lord Buddha. There is a hermitage on the Venu Vana. The park is an ideal location for sitting, walking, and meditating. Buddha took a bath across the lake, which is located within the park. Feel the sensations of this beautiful residence on your Rajgir Buddha tourism tour which saw Buddha over 2000 years ago.
GRIDDHAKUTA HILLS: Also known as Vulture Peak, is an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists and is located in Rajgir. It is one of the top three locations where Gautama Buddha, preached for many years. This peak is known as the Vulture's Peak because it is shaped like a vulture and is frequently visited by birds. It is said that Lord Buddha lived there for many years. Vulture Peak also provides a spectacular 360-degree view of the surrounding area and can be an interesting half-day excursion.
BIMBISAR JAIL: Bimbisar was imprisoned by his own son Ajatsatru for aiding the Buddhist fraternity. Ajatsatru was devoted to Jainism. When Ajatsatru was ready to release him, Bimbisar assumed his son was going to execute him. As a result, he committed suicide in jail before being released. He chose this location for his imprisonment so that he could constantly see one mount devoted to Mahavir and another devoted to the Buddha.
This Buddhist pilgrimage tour offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn about Buddhist religious beliefs and customs while being surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. The train provides world-class facilities and amenities for your comfort and relaxation as you uncover one gem after another on the Buddhist circuit tour.
So, if you want to have an unforgettable spiritual experience, book a Buddhist tour package in India today at www.buddhistcircuittrain.com!
The Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train by IRCTC provides a one-of-a-kind experience with deluxe coaches for accommodation, two multi-cuisine restaurants, a separate seating area, a mini-library, a state-of-the-art kitchen, and even a foot massager onboard.
It is an ancient city that served as the first capital of the Magadha kingdom. During the Rajgir Buddhist tour, tourists can visit the Bimbisara Jail, Gridhakuta Hills, Venuvan Monastery and many more places.
Saptparni Cave, the site of the first Buddhist Council. Rajgir buddha travel tour includes a visit to Saptparni Cave, which is also the source of Rajgir Hot Water Springs, which have curative properties and are revered by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains.
The best time to visit Rajgir is between the months of October to March.