The state of Bihar is one of the oldest Inhabited places in India. Pataliputra, near modern day Patna, was a capital city of some major powers in ancient India, for example the Maurayan empire! Bihar also happens to be the birthplace of Buddhism. It was at Bodhgaya that the highest truth (bodhi) was visualised by Buddha. It was at Rajgir that the foundation of monastic institution was laid.
Join Heritage India with expert Dr Manjiri Bhalerao on a visit to explore the Heritage of Bihar!
Visit Patna, Gaya, Nalanda (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Vaishali, Rajgir and Barabar Caves.
**COST: INR 19500+5 % GST = INR 20475 **
9th Feb |Day 1 : Patna (Arrival)
Arrive at Patna Airport/Railway Station.
Bihar Museum, Patna Museum, Light & Sound show in Buddha Smriti Museum
10th Feb | Day 2 : Patna – Nalanda – Rajgir
Today morning after healthy breakfast check out and proceed to Rajgir. En-route visit, Kumrahar Archaeological Park, World Heritage Site of Ruins of Nalanda University and Nalanda Archaeological Museum, Xuanzang Memorial Hall. Later reach Rajgir, on arrival check in to your pre-booked hotel. Maniyar Math, Sone Bhandar Cave, Banganga Stupa, Cyclopean Wall
11th Feb| Day 3 : Rajgir – Gaya – Bodhgaya
After breakfast, proceed to Gaya. On arrival, visit to Vishnupad Temple. Afternoon reach Bodhgaya, check in at hotel. Later in evening visit world heritage site – Mahabodhi Temple, Archeological Museum, Sujata Stupa
12th Feb | Day 4 : Bodhgaya –Patna
After breakfast Proceed to Patna. En-route also visit 80 ft Lord Buddha Statue and Sujata Garh, visit Barabar and Nagarjuni Caves Overnight stay at Patna
13th Feb |Day 5 : Patna - Vaishali-Patna (Departure)
After breakfast, checkout from hotel, proceed to Vaishali - Raja Vishal ka Garh, Kolhua Stupa , Kolhua Ashokan Pillar and museum, Later in the Evening back to Patna Airport/Railway Station for your onward journey (flight is at 5.50 pm so reporting will be at 4.00 pm)
Breakfast and Lunch, Evening Tea
Local Travel by private bus
Stay in 3 star Hotels on a twin sharing basis (If you want a triple sharing room, the cost is INR 17500)
Dinner for all days
Travel to and from Patna
Anything not mentioned in inclusions