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Bodhgaya Tour Packages

Bodhgaya is where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment about 2600 years back. This tiny town is therefore an important pilgrimage spot for the Buddhists, which is not merely confined to Buddhists but people around the world come here, regardless of their religions.

A visit to this holy town gives a new meaning to your life, especially if you are enrolling for meditation courses. If not it, the attractions would make you feel the beauty of Buddhism. Visit its beautiful monasteries and temples and just experience the warmth and serenity like never before.

Mahabodhi Tree, the exact spot where Buddha attained enlightenment is visited by the devotees in heavy amount but the peace isn’t hampered. And to behold the 80-foot tall Buddha statue you would have to put your head held high.

Archeological Museum will tell you more about the Hindu and Buddhist artistry. And if you want to know more about Buddha, there perhaps isn’t a better place than Bodhgaya Multimedia Museum. Or just walk inside any or all of the immaculate monasteries of Bodhgaya like Tergar and Karma Dhargye Chokhorling.

There is so much to see and do in Bodhgaya and everything awaits you. Browse through Bodhgaya Tour Packages and book yourself a soulful journey.



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Buddhist Tour India
5 N / 6 D

Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar

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Land of Buddhist
9 N / 10 D

Delhi - Bodhgaya - Patna - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Sravasti - Varanasi - Delhi

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  • Sightseeing tour of Delhi
  • Excursion to attractions of Bihar
  • Explore the ruins of Rajgir and Nalanda
  • Visit Kushinagar, Mahanirvana Temple, Mukutbandhan Stupa
  • Lumbini pilgrimage site tour
  • Enjoy boat ride on Ganges River

Buddhist Circuit of India
11 N / 12 D

Delhi - Agra - Lucknow - Saravasti - Lumbini - Kushinagar - Patna - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Delhi

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  • Delhi sightseeing tour
  • Enjoy at Agra
  • Explore Saravasti
  • Visit Mahaparinirvana Temple
  • Boat ride on River Ganga
  • Enjoy sightseeing in Vaishali
  • Bodhgaya city tour
  • Attend Ganga Aarti

At the Footsteps of Buddha
14 N / 15 D

Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Shrawasti - Balrampur - Lucknow - Delhi

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  • Delhi sightseeing tour
  • Elephant ride at Amer Fort
  • Sightsee Fatehpur Sikri
  • Tour to Taj Mahal
  • Enjoy boat ride in Ganges
  • Seek blessings at Mahabodhi Temple
  • Visit the tourist spots of Patna
  • Excursion to Kushinagar, Mahanirvana Temple
  • Explore Jetavana Monastery
  • Lucknow city tour

Spiritual North India Tour
16 N / 17 D

Delhi – Patna – Bodhgaya – Varanasi – Allahabad – Faizabad – Lucknow – Delhi –Rishikesh– Pauri – Delhi

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  • Seek blessings at Ganga aarti, Varanasi
  • Feel joy with boat ride in Varanasi
  • Witness the ruins of Nalanda
  • Sightsee Mahabodhi tree in Bodhgaya
  • Temple tour in Varanasi
  • Stopover at Ayodhya
  • Mathura and Vrindavan tour
  • Feel refreshed at Devprayag
  • Pay obeisance at temples in Delhi

The Buddha Trail Tour
10 N / 11 D

Delhi – Agra – Varanasi – bodhgaya – Rajgir – Patna – Vaishali – Kushinagar – Lumbini – Sarvasti – Lucknow - Delhi

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  • Explore the tomb of Akbar
  • Visit Delhi
  • Agra sightseeing
  • Excursion to Varanasi
  • Witness the Bodhi tree
  • Guided tour of Bodhgaya
  • Day trip to Rajgir
  • Enjoy a trip to Kushinagar
  • Discover charms of Patna
  • isit Lumbini
     

Buddhist Circuit Tour
14 N / 15 D

Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Kapilvastu - Sravasti - Balrampur - Lucknow - Delhi

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Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
15 N / 16 D

Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Varanasi – Bodhgaya – Lumbini - Rajgir –Kushinagar – Sravasti - Delhi

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  • Explore attractions of Delhi
  • Jaipur city tour
  • Visit Fatehpur Sikri
  • Excursion to Agra
  • Guided tour of Sarnath
  • Pray at Kasi Vishwanath Temple
  • Bodhgaya sightseeing
  • Day trip to Rajgir
  • Enjoy at Kushinagar
  • Rejoice at Dharamshala
     

Buddhist Tour with Nepal
13 N / 14 D

Delhi - Lucknow - Sravasti - Lumbini - Kushinagar - Patna - Vaisali - Rajgir - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Kathmandu - Delhi

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  • Visit Sahet Mahet
  • Explore Kapilavastu
  • Guide tour of Kushinagar
  • Vaishali sightseeing
  • Worship at the Bodhi temple
  • Boat cruise on River Ganga
  • Witness the Swayambhunath Stupa
  • Pray at Pashupatinath temple
     

Buddhist Culture & Heritage Tour
10 N / 11 D

Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna - Delhi

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  • Visit top places of Delhi
  • Jeep or Elephant ride to Amer Fort
  • Trip to Khajuraho Group of Temples
  • Boat ride in Varanasi
  • Touch down the ancient ruins in Bihar
  • Sightsee the attractions of Patna

Buddhist Temple with Northeast
16 N / 17 D

Delhi - Varanasi -Bodhgaya - Patna -Kolkata - Bagdogara - Darjeeling - Pelling (Pemayangtse)- Gangtok - Kalimpong -Bagdogra – Delhi

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Buddhist Tour with Chartered Plane
2 N / 3 D

Delhi – Gorakhpur (Kushinagar/ Lumbini) – Bodh Gaya- Varanasi (Sarnath) – Agra – Delhi

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  • Sightseeing tour in Kushinagar
  • Visit the marvellous sites in Bodhgaya
  • Explore the soothing Varanasi
  • Behold the ethereal Taj Mahal

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FAQs of Bodh Gaya Tours

Q: Where is Bodh Gaya situated?

Ans: Bodh Gaya is one of the most important holy site for Buddhist, located by the bank of river Niranjana/Falgu in Gaya district in the state of Bihar.

Q: Why Bodh Gaya is famous?

Ans: Bodh Gaya is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites. The city comprises a Mahabodhi Temple complex which is the most famous places to visit. Bodhgaya is also renowned as a birthplace of “Buddhism”.

Q: Why Mahabodhi temple is so famous?

Ans: Mahabodhi temple is very popular as it is the place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment during his meditation under a tree which is now known as the “Bodhi Tree”, it is believed that the religion of Buddhism started from here only.

Q: Is Bodh Gaya and Gaya same?

Ans: Bodh Gaya and Gaya are two different places which are located 20 kilometres away from each other. Bodh Gaya is a village popular as a Buddhist pilgrimage sites and having attractions such as Mahabodhi temple, Royal Bhutan Monastery etc., whereas Gaya is well known for its Hindu temples and 'Pind Daan' rituals.

Q: Which airport should I arrive to reach Bodh Gaya?

Ans: You can arrive to Gaya airport, which is at a distance of around 11 kilometres from Mahabodhi temple.

Q: What is the best time to visit Bodh Gaya?

Ans: From October till March is the best time to visit Bodh Gaya, lots of people from around the world come here at this time and participate in different sessions of spirituality and Buddhism. In fact, admissions to various classes of humanity and spirituality start during this time of the year.

From July till September Bodh Gaya receives rainfall during the monsoon season. Sometimes, weather might not be comfortable for sightseeing but it is mostly pleasant. This is also a good time to visit Bodh Gaya as there is lesser crowd and you may get discounted packages.

Q: How many days are required to visit Bodh Gaya only?

Ans: 1 to 2 days are sufficient to explore Bodh Gaya.

Q: What are the popular places to visit in Bodh Gaya?

Ans: Bodh Gaya is one of the holiest Buddhist sites and is sprawling with the monasteries and temples. Some of the popular places to visit in Bodh Gaya are:

  • Mahabodhi Temple: A very popular Buddhist temple in which lord Buddha got enlightenment by doing meditation under a tree.
  • Giant Buddha: Another Buddhist temple having a big Buddha statue, which is 19.5 meter high representing Buddha doing meditation, on a Lotus.
  • Dungeshwari Cave Temple: Dungeshwari Cave Temples are the ancient caves. This is the place where Lord Buddha spent several years before leaving to Bodh Gaya. There are three caves containing Buddhist shrines, where the Buddha is believed to have meditated.
  • Royal Bhutan Monastery: A famous monastery which was built by the King of Bhutan for showcasing the important aspects from the life of Lord Buddha. There is also a temple inside the monastery. The temple has a 7 feet high statue of Lord Buddha. The walls of the temple are beautifully carved with Buddhist sculptures.
  • Archaeological museum: This museum is near Mahabodhi temple in which the highlight is the collection of around 2000 year old granite, sandstone railings and pillars rescued from the Mahabodhi temple.
Q: Which is the nearest railway station from Bodh Gaya?

Ans: Gaya junction railway station is the nearest railway station, which is around 13 kilometres from the village Bodh Gaya.

Q:Including Bodh Gaya how many days are ideal for a Buddhist tour?

Ans: The ideal duration for Buddhist tour is 9 to 10 days. It is a perfect span to cover the Buddhist sites along with Bodh Gaya. The tour will take you from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya – Rajgir – Nalanda - Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar - Lumbini - Shravasti (Sravasti) and drop you at Lucknow.

Q: Who built Mahabodhi temple?

Ans: Mahabodhi temple was built by the Great Asoka in around 3rd century B.C. But around the 12th century CE, the temple site was nearly abandoned by Mughals and they threatened Buddhism. Later, it was restored and worked back into its former grandeur.

Q: Can you suggest some tour packages covering Bodh Gaya?

Ans: You can check out our tailor-made itineraries to for Bodhgaya and some other Buddhist pilgrimage destinations:

  • 6 Days Buddhist Tour Package India
  • 12 Days Buddhist Tour Package
  • 14 Days India Buddhist Tour
  • At the Footsteps of Buddha
  • Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
Q: How’s weather in Bodh Gaya?

Ans: Please find the below details about weather conditions in Bodh Gaya:

Summers Apr to Jun 24°c – 47°c
Monsoon Jul to Sep 21°c – 35°c
Winter Oct to Ma 04°c – 28°c
Q: Are camera allowed in Mahabodhi temple?

Ans: Yes, anyone can bring camera inside Mahabodhi temple after purchasing a ticket for the same.

Q: Carrying a mobile phone in Mahabodhi temple is allowed?

Ans: Taking any mobile phone inside the Mahabodhi temple is strictly prohibited.