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Nalanda Tour Packages

Nalanda is located at a distance of 55 miles from the city of Patna in state of Bihar. Nalanda was an ancient Buddhist center of learning from 427 to 1197 BC and is regarded as one of the first great universities in the world.

It was founded in the 5th century BC under the benefaction of the Gupta emperors, chiefly Kumaragupta. It admitted more than 10,000 students and 2,000 teachers during its glorious days.

Nalanda is a great architectural masterpiece and its building was a grand structure. There are plenty of ancient monuments and religious shrines in the area.



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5 Nights / 6 Days 6 Days Buddhist Tour Package India

Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar

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10 Nights / 11 Days Buddhist Culture and Heritage Tour

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
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FAQs Nalanda Tour Packages

Ques: How many Days are sufficient to visit Nalanda?

Ans: Nalanda is located at a distance of 80Kms. from the city of Patna in state of Bihar.Nalanda was an ancient Buddhist center of learning from 427 to 1197 BC. So to cover entire main Buddhist circuit it takes minimum 6 to 7 days.

Ques: What is Nalanda Famous for?

Ans: Nalanda was an ancient Buddhist center of learning from 427 to 1197 BC and is regarded as one of the first great universities in the world.It was founded in the 5th century BC under the benefaction of the Gupta emperors, chiefly Kumaragupta. It admitted more than 10,000 students and 2,000 teachers during its glorious days.Nalanda is a great architectural masterpiece and its building was a grand structure. There are plenty of ancient monuments and religious shrines in the area.

Ques: When is the best time to visit Nalanda ?

Ans: Winter season (October to March ) is the best time to visit Nalanda including other Buddhist sectors.

Ques: What are the other important places around Nalanda?

Ans: Nalandais most important an ancient Mahavihara, aesteemed Hindu-Buddhist monastery which also served as a renowned centre of learning, in the ancient kingdom of Magadha from 427 to 1197 BC. The sightseeing places and other important places.

  • Bodhgaya
  • Rajgir
  • Patna
  • Vaisali
  • Kushinagar
  • Varanasi

Ques: Which is the railway station to reach Nalandaby train?

Ans: There is a railway station in Nalanda Itself – however, nearest and convenient rail head is Gaya which is 95 Kms. 2 hrs. drive approx..

Ques: Is there an airport in Nalanda?

Ans: The nearest domestic& International airport is Gaya which is 82 Kms and other domestic airport is Patna Airport which is 102Kms. 2.5 hrs drive approx.. There is a flight from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore and other different cities.

Ques: What are the good hotels in Nalanda?

Ans: There are few good hotels in Nalanda - however, Nalanda sightseeing tour normally done on the way to Patna or Bodhgaya. So, good hotels are in Patna or Bodhgaya or Rajgir.

  • Hotel Nalanda Regency – Nalanda
  • The Rajgir Residency – Rajgir
  • GargeeGautamVihar Resort – Rajgir
  • The Royal Residency – Bodhgaya
  • Bodhgaya Regency – Bodhgaya
  • Hotel Mahamaya – Bodhgaya

Ques: What are the nearby cities from where you can travel to Nalanda?

Ans: The main nearest cities from where you can travel to Nalanda

  • Patna: Patna is an ancient and capital city of Bihar state and gateway of Buddhist Tour. Patna is 90 kms. from Nalanda. Main sightseeing pleases in Patna are Golghar ,Chandaniradmadesope, Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, Gandhi Setu etc.
  • Varanasi: Varanasi is at 308 km from Gangotri 10 hrs. drive approx.. Varanasi is land of Lord Shiva and aptly called the Kashi Vishvanath. The Main sightseeing places in Varanasi are Sarnath, the place where the famous Buddhist chant “BuddhamSharanamGachhami” The Vishwanath Temple &The Dugra Temple besides the famous Benaras Hindu University.
  • Bodhgaya: It is the place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment after meditating beneath the Bodhi tree, whose descendant is still there

Ques: Which is the best tour to visit Nalanda in a week trip to India?

Ans: You can choose from following tours as per your preference.