Route & dates
5 days in Bihar Itinerary
Fly + taxi: 3h
Bodh Gaya— 2 nights
Drive: 1h 45min
Patna— 2 nights
One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Bodh Gaya has risen to international fame as the place where Prince Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi tree and gained enlightenment some 2,600 years ago.On the 8th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Royal Bhutan Monastery, then appreciate the history behind Great Buddha Statue, then admire the striking features of Mahabodhi Temple, and finally make a trip to Bodhi Tree. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chinese Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thai Monastery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cankamana, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishnupad Temple.
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New Delhi to Bodh Gaya is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Bodh Gaya are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Patna.
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Occupying the southern bank of the famous Ganges River, the state capital of Patna combines an important religious and regal heritage with a fast-growing commercial and transport hub.Patna is known for historic sites, parks, museums, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Hanuman Mandir, admire the landmark architecture of Golghar, make a trip to Gandhi Maidan, and explore and take pictures at Gandhi Sangrahalaya.
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Getting from Bodh Gaya to Patna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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