India is the major destination for Buddhist holiday which is as old as Buddhism itself since that time people from all over the world making their spiritual holidays in India.
We live in such a materialistic world that we want some spiritual holiday to pacify our mental state of mind. Buddhist vacation is a very important tool for that purpose. A lot of people aspire to understand, follow and know more about Buddhism in order to bring peace and calm in their lives. They travel to the finest and most popular Buddhist sacred sites in India to understand and experience Buddhist teachings and lifestyle.
During Buddhist vacation people can visit places - Bodhgaya, Sarnath, Kushinagar, Ladakh, Ajanta Ellora Caves, Dharamsala, Sanchi, Nalanda, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. Bodhgaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar hold a great importance. Prince Siddhartha attained enlightenment at BodhGaya and subsequently known as 'Lord Buddha'. Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon in Sarnath while he breathed last at Kushinagar. Mahabodhi Temple (BodhGaya) Dhamek Stupa and Sarnath Museum (Sarnath) the Mahaparinirvana Temple (Kushinagar) are prime attractions in Buddhist Vacation Destination in India. Ladakh has a good population of Buddhists and Buddhist monasteries are famous all over the world. Sanchi Stoop is symbol of peace all over the world. To know about Tibetan form of Buddhism people can come to Dharamshala where they can get a chance to interact with Buddhism religious guru Dalai Lama. You can witness Tibetan form of Buddhism in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. Ajanta Ellora Caves is a glorified example of Buddhist architecture. Nalanda boasted of a world class university having more than 10,000 students.
India offers many destinations of Buddhist holidays like Buddhist holidays in Lumbini, Vacations in Bodhgaya, Buddhist Travel in Sarnath, Tours in Kushinagar, Sankasya, Buddha Tours in Vaishali, Rajgir, Sravasti. Some other Buddhist holidays destinations are Ajanta and Ellora, Amravati, Barabar Hills, Champanagar, Don and Ghosrawan. Buddhist holidays also became popular in Burma or Myanmar, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Korea and Thailand with the spread of Buddhism in these countries.