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Buddhist Pilgrimage Guide of India

India is in possession of some of the best Buddhist pilgrimage in the world. Having the niche of being the home to Buddhism, India since ages have fostered the Buddhist culture in form of various monasteries that are spread invariable all over the country.

¤ Buddhist Destinations

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
Location - Himachal Pradesh
Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh
Location - Himachal Pradesh
Sanchi Stupa, Madhya Pradesh
The Stupa at Sanchi
Location - Madhya Pradesh
Bodhgaya, Bihar
Mahabodhi Temple
Location - Bihar
Buddhist, Lumbani
Buddhist Sites
Location - Lumbini, Uttar Pradesh

Monasteries, Leh
Monasteries in Leh
Location - Monastries, Ladakh
Monasteries, Himachal Pradesh
Kye Monastery
Location - Kye Monastery, Himachal Pradesh
Pemayangtse Monastery, Sikkim
Sikkim Monasteries
Location - Sikkim
Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang Monastery
Location - Arunachal Pradesh

Buddhist Temple, Sarnath
Buddhist Temple
Location - Uttar Pradesh
Ajanta Ellora Caves, Maharashtra
Ajanta Caves
Location - Ajanta Ellora, Maharashtra

Nalanda University, Bihar
Nalanda University
Location - Bihar

Take up monastery tours of India and travel to Ladakh to see some of the finest specimens of monastic examples. Besides there are many other famous monastic destinations. Monastery tourism of India highlights the Kye monastery in Himachal and Hemis gompa in Ladakh. Travel to these remote areas of India and discover a unique culture that runs parallel to the modern one.

Fascinating Tour of India

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Top 10 Buddhist Pilgrimages In India

Hemis Gompa, Ladakh
The biggest and the most affluet of all monasteries in Jammu and Kashmir is the Himis Gompa. The main attraction of this monastery is the Hemis festival, celebrated in the solemnization of Guru Padmasambhava.

Kye Monastery, Himachal Pradesh
Lying in the desolate areas of Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh is the Kye monastery, one of the oldest in the world. Here do not miss seeing manuscripts, stucco images, unique wind instruments, huge collection of weapons and the statue of meditating Buddha.

Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh
The famous tawang Monastery portrays the spiritual life of the Gelugpa. Located in Arunachal Pradesh, this monastery is 17th century old and is perched at a height of 10,000 ft. here tourists should not miss seeing the 28-foot high Golden Buddha.

Tiksey Monastery, Jammu and Kashmir
Tourists from all over the world sojourn in Leh to see the 15 m tall statue of Buddha. A finest example of Ladakhi culture, one should toll the bells of the monastery and make a wish. It certainly comes true.

Tabo Monastery, Himachal Pradesh
One of the most archaic monastery is located in Himachal Pradesh. The name is Tabo monastery. Known as the Ajanta of Himalayas, the main highlight of this monastery are its nine temples, 23 chortens, a monk's chamber and an extension that houses the nun’s chamber forms the monastery complex.

Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim
To get a closer perspective of Buddhism in Sikkim, do not miss visiting the Rumtek monastery. Besides demonstrating the art treasure they also highlight the ancient rituals as well. Rumtek houses some of the world's most unique art objects, ancient manuscripts and icons.

Sanchi Stupa, Madhya Pradesh
It might not be the working monastery but it definitely is one of the grandest example of monasteries in India. This ancient monastery built by king Ashok today is an important world heritage site. It is also one of the best preserved stupas in the world.

» Safari to Ladakh

Monasteries In Ladakh An unparallel trip to the heart of the Buddhist circuits of Leh along with the adventure destination of Manali and Jispa.
Duration: 12 Days / 11 Nights
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» Caves and Beaches

Buddhist Caves An exotic journey to the heritage destinations of India that own the holy Buddhist sites as well as the blues of the Indian beaches.
Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights
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» Fascinating North east

Rumtek Monastery Sikkim A vacation in the North Eastern part of India that is bedecked with various Buddhist monasteries and vast expanse of aromatic tea gardens.
Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights
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» North India and Nepal

Bouddhanath Stupa Nepal Explore the Buddhist pilgrimage destinations that showcase multitudinal attractions, in India as well as Nepal.
Duration: 12 Days/ 11 Nights
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» Beauty of Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho Temples in Madhya PradeshExcavate the historical towns of Madhya Pradesh that highlights the 3rd century old Sanchi Stupa.
Duration: 11 Days/ 10 Nights
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