9:00 AM - Pick Up from Your Hotel in Bodhgaya
Your day begins with a comfortable pick-up from your hotel in Bodhgaya at the designated time, setting the stage for a spiritual and historical journey through this sacred city.
9:30 AM - Mahabodhi Temple Exploration (9:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
Embark on a visit to the Mahabodhi Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most revered Buddhist pilgrimage destinations. Marvel at the 54-meter-tall temple, which has undergone renovations over the years and now enshrines a magnificent golden Buddha. Explore the temple's surroundings, including the ancient railing dating back to 100 BC.
12:30 PM - Lunch Break (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM)
Satisfy your appetite with a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, allowing you to recharge for the afternoon's explorations.
1:30 PM - Bodhi Tree and Vajrasana (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM)
Continue your spiritual exploration with a visit to the Bodhi Tree, where it is believed that Buddha attained enlightenment. Witness the Vajrasana or the sacred throne where Buddha sat during his enlightenment. Take in the tranquil ambiance and historical significance of these revered sites.
2:30 PM - Monastic Journey (2:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Embark on a monastic journey as you explore various Buddhist monasteries and temples in Bodhgaya. Visit the Tibetan Monastery, home to the Maitreya Buddha, often considered the future Buddha. Explore the Burmese Temple, Chinese Temple and Monastery, Buddhist Monastery of Bhutan, Thai Temple and Monastery, and many more. Immerse yourself in the diverse Buddhist traditions and architectural styles of these sacred places.
4:30 PM - Temples in Gaya (4:30 PM - 5:30 PM)
Proceed to Gaya, which is located approximately 12 kilometers from Bodhgaya. In Gaya, you'll visit some of the renowned temples, including the Vishnupad Temple, a sacred Hindu pilgrimage site dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Explore the surrounding temples and immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere of Gaya.
6:00 PM - Drop Off at Your Hotel
After a day filled with spiritual discoveries and cultural insights, you'll be conveniently dropped off at your hotel in Bodhgaya, concluding your memorable journey through this sacred destination.