Day 01: Arrive Patna
Pickup from Patna Airport, meet & assist by our representative & transfer to the hotel. Afternoon proceed for half-day local sightseeing of Patna – the modern capital of Bihar State & in past the former ancient capital of Magadha Empire spanning 1000 years. Return back to the hotel. Evening is free to enjoy the Cultural-Program by local performers. Overnight at Patna.
Day 02: Patna – Vaishali – Rajgir
Morning proceeds to visit Rajgir, covering 90 kms. Enroute visit Vaishali – once the capital of a republic; Mahavira, a Jain Tirthankar (teacher) was born here and Buddha preached his last sermon here and continue drive. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight at Rajgir.
Day 03: Rajgir – Nalanda – Bodhgaya
Morning proceed for local sightseeing of Rajgir – the ancient remains of Hindu kingdom, famous for Buddhism & followed to visit Nalanda – the ruins Nalanda University, dating back to 05th Century BC an oldest center for Buddhist learning. Later on continue drive to Bodhgaya, covering 75 kms / 1.5 hrs. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight at Bodhgaya.
Day 04: Depart Bodhgaya – Patna / Gaya
Morning proceed for half-day sightseeing of Bodhgaya, covering Mahabodhi Temple – was here under a banyan tree, the Bodhi Tree; Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha & Monasteries of different countries, like – Thai, Japanese, etc. Afternoon drive to Patna / Gaya & on arrival transfer to the airport or railway station for departure.