20 days in Bihar Itinerary

20 days in Bihar Itinerary

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20 days in Bihar Itinerary

Start: Aurangabad
Fly + Drive:  13 h 30 min
1
Rajgir
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bodh Gaya
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Muzaffarpur
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Patna
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Aurangabad

4
nights
Rajgir

Rajgir ©
Rajgir is a city and a notified area in Nalanda district in the Indian state of Bihar. Change things up with these side-trips from Rajgir: Kakolat Falls (in Nawada) and Nalanda (Stupa of Sariputra, Nalanda Archaeological Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Vishwa Shanti Stupa, get engrossed in the history at Veerayatan, walk around Pandu Pokhar, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Rajgir Hot Springs.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Rajgir trip planner.

Aurangabad to Rajgir is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Aurangabad in November since evenings lows in Rajgir dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bodh Gaya.

Things to do in Rajgir

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Nalanda, Kakolat Falls
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Rajgir Hot Springs ©
Rajgir Hot Springs
Vishwa Shanti Stupa ©
Vishwa Shanti Stupa
Xuan Zang ( Hsuen Tsang ) Memorial ©
Xuan Zang ( Hsuen Tsang ) Memorial

5
nights
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.
Bodh Gaya is known for historic sites, nature, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Mahabodhi Temple, explore the activities along Muchalinda Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishnupad Temple, and make a trip to Bodhi Tree.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Bodh Gaya trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Rajgir to Bodh Gaya takes 2.5 hours. November in Bodh Gaya sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Muzaffarpur.

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gaya
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Bodhi Tree ©
Bodhi Tree
Mahabodhi Temple ©
Mahabodhi Temple
Great Buddha Statue ©
Great Buddha Statue

3
nights
Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur ©
Muzaffarpur is a sub-metropolitan city located in Muzaffarpur district in the Tirhut region of Bihar. Venture out of the city with trips to Vaishali (Buddha Stupa I and II, Ashok Pillar, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Garib Sthan Mandir Temple, steep yourself in history at Garibnath Temple, and take in nature's colorful creations at Litchi Gardens.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Muzaffarpur trip planner.

Getting from Bodh Gaya to Muzaffarpur by car takes about 5.5 hours. November in Muzaffarpur sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Patna.

Things to do in Muzaffarpur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Vaishali
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Ramna Devi Mandir ©
Ramna Devi Mandir
Garibnath Temple ©
Garibnath Temple
Vishwa Shanti Stupa ©
Vishwa Shanti Stupa

7
nights
Patna

Patna ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ramchaura (in Vaishali) and Hariharnath Temple (in Sonepur). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Hanuman Mandir, see human ingenuity at work at Mahatma Gandhi Setu, see the interesting displays at Patna Museum, and walk around Buddha Smriti Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Patna tour planner.

Getting from Muzaffarpur to Patna by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Patna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vaishali, Hariharnath Temple
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Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji ©
Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji
Nalanda University ©
Nalanda University
Golghar ©
Golghar