Buddhist Train

Buddhist Circuit Special Train
buddhism icon Buddhism is India's unique gift to the humankind. Being the birthplace of Buddhism, India has a special attraction to Buddhists all over the world, including Taiwan. There are 8 major Buddhist must-see travel destinations located in north India, including the place where Buddha was born, the place where he attained enlightenment, the place where he addressed his followers and the place where he breathed his last. Indian Railways has now introduced a new special train called the "Mahaparinirvana Express", which covers all of the important Buddhist destinations in India. This train would provide for a convenient, safe and comprehensive journey to all the important holy Buddhist destinations for the Buddhist travelers from Taiwan.

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Special Features


  • A special train, covering major Buddhist Pilgrimage Destinations in India. The Train does not stop at any other location except those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Launched by Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) in the 2,550th Year of Mahaparinirvana of Lord Buddha.
  • Travel in Air-conditioned Comfort.
  • All Inclusive 7 Nights / 8 Days Package.
  • Flexible Option: Partial Booking: Any number of consecutive days (min. 3 nights).
  • On-board Hygienic Kitchen Car Facility: The passengers can choose from an assortment of sumptuous hot meals (Indian, Continental & Chinese cuisines), snacks and cold drinks. Packaged drinking water, tea and coffee are also available to the passengers.
  • Security on Train: Private Security Guards in each coach for the safety of passengers' luggage.
  • Accommodation in comfortable Hotels of the Buddhist Circuit.
  • Visa Facilitation for Lumbini (Nepal), the passenger needs to provide the requisite documents, photographs and fee US$25 etc.
  • Insurance Cover: All passengers are provided with Comprehensive Insurance Cover for the duration of the tour.
  • Medical Facility: In case of any exigency, medical support can be provided through an extensive network of Indian Railways medical facilities.
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