Covering Place : Patna (1N) – Barabar Cave and Kauwa Dol – Bodhgaya (2N) – Rajgir (1N) – Nalanda – Patna
Duration : 4 Night 5 Days
Highlights : Patna Museum, Kumhrar in Patna; 7 Rock Cut Caves of Mauryan Era, Siddheshwar Nath Temple and Museum in Barabar Hills ; Rock Carved Images and Lord Buddha Statue in Kauva Dol; Mahabodhi Temple, Archaeological Museum, Dungeshwari Caves in Bodhgaya; Vishnupad Temple, Gaya Museum in Gaya; Saptparni Caves, Cyclopean Wall, Shell Inscriptions, Vishwa Shanti Stupa/ World Peace Pagoda, Griddhakoot Hills, Swarn Bhandar, Maniyar Math in Rajgir; Runes of Nalanda University, Nalanda Museum at Nalanda; Rural Tourism Village at Nepura.
Day 1 : Patna (arrival)
Arrive at Patna Airport/Railway Station, on arrival Visit Bihar tour representative will assist you in getting transferred to your car. Then get driven to hotel for your smooth check in. Later drive to Kumhrar, Golghar, Bihar Museum and Patna Museum for visit of archaeological remains of the region. In Evening back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2 : Patna – Barabar – Kauva Dol – Bodhgaya
Today after breakfast check out from hotel and get driven to Barabar. Start guided tour of Barabar Hills, visit the world-famous seven rock cut caves of Mauryan Era. If interested in trek then visit Siddheshwarnath Temple, this temple is an above 1200 ft and attracted the attention of pilgrims even before the advent of Buddhism. Also visit Kauva Dol, it is a name of the hill situated about a mile south-west of the Barabar Hills. See the rock carved, rather rudely, numerous figure representing mostly Hindu deities like Hara-Gauri, Mahishasurmardini, Durga, Ganesha, Buddha etc. A 6ft high lord Buddha Statue is also worth to see at Kauva Dol. Later drive to Bodhgaya, check in and overnight stay.
Day 3 : Bodhgaya – Gaya – Bodhgaya
After breakfast get ready for a guided tour of Archaeological important place in region. Start the day with the visit of Mahabodhi Temple Complex, Archaeological Museum in Bodhgaya, Later drive to Gaya Town for Vishnupad Temple and Gaya Museum. If time permit take a short road drive to Patharkatti Village which is famous for his stone artist village, experience the making of Stone sculpture. Evening come back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4 : Bodhgaya – Rajgir
Post breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Rajgir. On arrival check in to your pre booked hotel. Later start city tour of Rajgir. Visit Saptparni Caves, Cyclopean Wall, World Peace Pagoda, Ashokan Stupa, Gridhkuta Hills, Swarn Bhandar, Maniyar Math. Also visit the Runes of Nalanda University, Nalanda Archaeological Museum at Nalanda. Later in evening back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5 : Rajgir – Patna (departure)
Today after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Patna. On arrival at Patna, drop off you at Airport or Railway Station for your onwards journey to Home.