Inception of Buddhism:
It was during the sixth century and much before the era of the Christian, the concept of religion was in the process to lose its importance in India. At that time the country was in ultimate need of a reformer like Buddha. Lord Buddha was born during 560 BC; He was born in Lumbani a place very near to Kapilavastu in the Himalayan ranges of the Nepal. The believer of Buddhism prefers to take a journey by following the footsteps of Buddha.
The follower of Buddhism prefers to visit the Buddhist tourist places in India, in the northern area. A Buddhist tour takes you on the journey to visit the places which are considered sacred for the Buddhist people. Buddhism is the religion which is typically founded in the northern area of India. It is not considered as a religion but a special system of Philosophy having a special code of conduct to perform.
Various tourist organizations provide different ranges of Buddhist tour schemes and packages. Tour packages are offered for Buddhist tourist destination as having Buddhist tours packages for Golden Triangle of Buddhist, with lucrative offer.
Places to Visit:
Some of the most sacred places for Buddhist tours and travels are:
Lumbini: Lumbini, the holy place where Buddha is born. It is located in Nepal.
Bodhgaya: The Next destination after Lumbani is Bodhgaya, the place which is considered holy as Buddha attained Enlightenment. This place is located in the state of Bihar, which is about 15 kms away from the city of Gaya. He attained the Enlightenment under the Bodhi tree and became Lord Buddha from Prince Siddhartha.
Sarnath: The next place of destination is Sarnath; it is the place where First Sermon was preached by Lord Buddha. This place is located near to Varanasi in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The sermon was preached to five special disciple of him and the law of wheel was turned.
Kushinagar: Another most important place for the Buddhist tour is Kushinagar, the place of Maha-Parinirvana for Buddha. The location of the place is about 56 Kms away from the Gorakhpur which is also located in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Over here Lord Buddha stayed till his last time of life and stepped into Maha-Parinirvana.
The tours and travel companies offers lucrative packages and facilities especially for the Buddhist pilgrimage with all modern amenities. Try to avail the specialist service, because they offer specially designed packages for the Buddhist people with proper care of the special type of food taken by the Buddhist people. Proper Assistance is given to the Buddhist people so that they can enjoy the journey to visit the entire destination where the presence of Lord Buddha is still felt.