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3 Days Archeology tour itinerary for india: Catch A Glimpse Of The Ancient History Of Bihar

Bodh Gaya, Gaya, Nalanda, Rajgir

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Get a glimpse of Bihar through the ages, with a visit to the four most popular tourist destinations - Bodhgaya, Barabar, Rājagṛha and Nālandā. Get initiated into the royal and cultural heritage on a short but efficient tour of the sacred sites that retell ageless stories. 

DAY 01

Bodhgaya

  • After breakfast, visit Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi tree, Vajrasana or Diamond Throne, and other places in the temple complex. 

  • Later, visit the 80 ft giant Buddha statue, Archaeological museum, monasteries and Sujata Garh. 

  • In the evening, visit the Mahabodhi temple to experience the incredible ambience of the temple complex. 

  • Return to the hotel.

DAY 02

Barabar Cave

  • After breakfast, drive to Barabar Caves, a 2 hr drive from Bodhgaya. The author E.M. Forster visited the caves on one of his two visits to India. Struck by their curious echo, he used them as a central location in his book 'A Passage To India', renaming them as 'The Marabar Caves' for the story.  

  • Visit all seven caves carved out of granite, dating back to 3rd century BC, with their highly polished internal surface and exciting echo effect.

  • Later, drive back to Bodhgaya and stay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 03

Rajgir & Nalanda

  • After breakfast, drive to Nalanda and Rajgir for a day excursion; a two and a half hour drive.

  • Explore the ruins of one of the most ancient Universities, which is also a UNESCO world heritage site.

  • Also, visit the Nalanda archaeological museum. 

  • Later, drive to Rajgir for lunch and then explore the heritage of Rajgir. 

  • Visit Venu Vana Vihar, hot springs, World Peace Pagoda, Gridhakutta hill, and Sonbandar cave. 

  • Drive back to your hotel in Bodhgaya. Tour end.

  • 555 USD Per Adult (* This price is for the standard category for maximum 3 persons)
  • Air-conditioned chauffeur driving a deluxe car for all the sightseeing and drives.

  • Gaya airport arrival and departure transfers. 

  • All parking and fuels. 

  • Professional government approved English speaking Indian guide at all destinations.

  • Mineral water bottles one bottle each per day and chips.

  • Accommodation 

  • Monument and camera fees.

  • Meals/drinks

  • Tips

  • Any services not mentioned above.

  • Any increase in cost beyond our control such as fuel increase, government levies and taxes etc.

  • Mobile phone or any electronic items not allowed to carry in Mahabodhi temple complex. 

  • Archaeological museum closed on every Friday. 

  • I am not a driver so I will use a rented car with a professional driver. 

Bodh Gaya, Gaya, Nalanda, Rajgir

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