3 Days Archeology tour itinerary for india: Catch A Glimpse Of The Ancient History Of Bihar
Bodh Gaya, Gaya, Nalanda, Rajgir
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monument and camera fees.
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.