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2 Days Bodhgaya tour for first timers

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Day 1: Arrive Bodhgaya + Evening visit to Mahabodhi Temple complex

Pass By: Gaya Airport, Gaya, Bihar 823004, India
On arrival at Gaya airport you will be met by our company guide and transferred to your Hotel [Accommodation will be booked by us and included in this package].

Company representatives cannot come into the baggage collection area. Having collected your luggage, please make your way towards the exit of the terminal building where you will see a bank of people waiting for you. Amongst them will be a Tour Varanasi’s Guide who will be waiting to greet you with a paging board with your name on that. He will meet, greet and bring you to your Hotel booked.

Or if you are arriving Bodhgaya by surface from Varanasi or from any other destination, we shall coordinate and meet you once you arrive in Bodhgaya city.

Stop At: Mahabodhi Temple, Bihar 824231, Bodh Gaya 824231 India
Later in the evening you will visit to to Maha Bodhi Temple Complex – This Temple is one of the oldest brick temples in India. Unesco World Heritage–listed this Mahabodhi Temple, marking the hallowed ground where Buddha attained enlightenment and formulated his philosophy of life, forms the spiritual heart of Bodhgaya.

After this see Bodhi Tree – Undoubtedly, the most sacred tree ever to grace the Earth was the Bodhi Tree at Bodhgaya, under which Prince Siddhartha, the founder of Buddhism religion, achieved enlightenment. Buddha was said to have stared unblinkingly at the tree in an awed gesture of gratitude and wonder after his enlightenment.

After this see the Great Budhha Statue – This 25m-high Japanese-style statue towers above a pleasant garden at the end of Temple. The impressive monument was unveiled by the Dalai Lama in 1989 and is surrounded by 10 smaller sculptures of Buddha’s disciples. The statue is partially hollow and is said to contain some 20,000 bronze Buddhas.

Later after it return back to Hotel and stay overnight.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Hotel Sujata or Similar - 4 Star Category Hotel

Day 2: See monasteries + Temples + Later transfer to airport

Stop At: Vishnupad Temple, Gol Bagicha, Gaya, Bihar 823001, India
After breakfast in Hotel visit to Vishupad Temple – As the name suggests, this temple was built as a dedication to Lord Vishnu and features a 40 cm long footprint of Lord Vishnu that is enclosed by a basin made of silver plates.

Later visit to some famous Budhhist monasties.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Sujata Kuti, 8 Km from Bodh Gaya, Bodh Gaya India
After this visit to Sujata village - Sujata Village was believed to be the place where Prince Siddharta was offered with a bowl of kheer (rice milk) when resting under a Bayan tree, ailing, feeble and starved after practicing severe penance. The Prince recovered miraculously after bathing in the river and taking the food. After staying a day in Sal Grove, he proceeded to sit under a Pipal Tree in the evening, meditated and attained enlightenment at night.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Gaya Airport, Gaya, Bihar 823004, India
Later after this at an ideal time transfer to Bodhgaya airport.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Once you come out of the airport exit gate, you will see your guide holding your name on a page. He will meet, greet and bring you to hotel we have booked for you.

Airports

  • Gaya Airport, Gaya India
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • 1x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • An AC private vehicle for airport transfers, all sightseeing and hotel pick-up drop off.
  • An English speaking local guide [Govt Approved Tourist Guide]
  • All monument entrances and Entry fee as per itinerary
  • Goods & Services Tax of 5 % applied by Govt
  • 01 NIght accommodation in an excellent 4 Star Category Hotel with complimentary breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Mahabodhi Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Vishnupad Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Sujata Kuti
  • Entry/Admission - Gaya Airport
Exclusions
  • Tip & Gratuities
  • Everything which is not mentioned in inclusions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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