2 days in Bodh Gaya & Nalanda Itinerary

2 days in Bodh Gaya & Nalanda Itinerary

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Start: Bodh Gaya
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Bodh Gaya
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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Nalanda
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Bodh Gaya

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Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thai Monastery, don't miss a visit to Animesh Lochana Chaitya Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Burmese Vihara Monastary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rajayatna Tree, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tibetan Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ratnaghara.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bodh Gaya trip itinerary builder app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Gaya Airport. In December, daytime highs in Bodh Gaya are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nalanda.

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gaya
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Burmese Vihara Monastary ©
Burmese Vihara Monastary
Thai Monastery ©
Thai Monastery

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Nalanda

Nalanda ©
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Stupa of Sariputra, don't miss a visit to Xuan Zang ( Hsuen Tsang ) Memorial, then take an in-depth tour of Xuanzang Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jal Mandir.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nalanda road trip planning site.

You can drive from Bodh Gaya to Nalanda in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Nalanda

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Xuan Zang ( Hsuen Tsang ) Memorial
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Jal Mandir ©
Jal Mandir
Stupa of Sariputra ©
Stupa of Sariputra
Xuan Zang ( Hsuen Tsang ) Memorial ©
Xuan Zang ( Hsuen Tsang ) Memorial

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