9 days in Bihar Itinerary

9 days in Bihar Itinerary

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9 days in Bihar Itinerary

Start: Gaya
Drive:  45​min
1
Bodh Gaya
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Patna
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Ramnagar
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Begusarai
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
5
Nawada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Gaya

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahabodhi Temple, don't miss a visit to Bodhi Tree, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishnupad Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metta Buddharam Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thai Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Bhutan Monastery. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Cankamana, contemplate the waterfront views at Muchalinda Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Busshin-ji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple, and finally pause for some photo ops at Great Buddha Statue.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bodh Gaya trip itinerary planning site .

Gaya to Bodh Gaya is an approximately half hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Bodh Gaya are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Patna.

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trip

Gaya
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Bodhi Tree ©
Bodhi Tree
Muchalinda Lake ©
Muchalinda Lake
Mahabodhi Temple ©
Mahabodhi Temple

3
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.
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, contemplate the long history of Golghar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, and let little ones run wild at Eco Park.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Patna road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bodh Gaya to Patna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Patna can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Ramnagar.

Things to do in Patna

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Hanuman Mandir
Hanuman Mandir
Eco Park ©
Eco Park
Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji ©
Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji

1
day
Ramnagar

Ramnagar ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Jim Corbett National Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ramnagar visit planner .

Traveling by car from Patna to Ramnagar takes 6.5 hours. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Begusarai.

Things to do in Ramnagar

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Jim Corbett National Park ©
Jim Corbett National Park

1
day
Begusarai

Begusarai ©
Begusarai town is the administrative headquarters of Begusarai district, which is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Kanwar Lake.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Begusarai day trip tool .

Drive from Ramnagar to Begusarai in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nawada.

Things to do in Begusarai

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Kanwar Lake ©
Kanwar Lake

2
nights
Nawada

Nawada ©
Nawada is a city and a municipality in Bihar, India. On the 24th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Kakolat Falls and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Griddhakuta Peak. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishwa Shanti Stupa, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venu Vana Kalandakanivapa, and then stroll through Pandu Pokhar.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Nawada attractions app .

Traveling by car from Begusarai to Nawada takes 3.5 hours. August in Nawada sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nawada

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rajgir
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Kakolat Falls ©
Kakolat Falls
Vishwa Shanti Stupa ©
Vishwa Shanti Stupa
Pandu Pokhar ©
Pandu Pokhar