About Explore Tour
Bodh Gaya: is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya district of Bihar. It is famous as it is the place where Gautama Buddha is said to have obtained Enlightenment under what became known as the Bodhi Tree. For Buddhists, Bodh Gaya is the most important sites related to Gautama Buddha life. In 2002, Mahabodhi Temple, located in Bodh Gaya, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.This package is available on our website (www.irctctourism.com). Booking can also be done through our Tourist Facilitation Center, Zonal Offices and Regional Offices.
Rajgir: The city of Rajgir was the first capital of the kingdom of Magadha. This area is also notable in Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. Both Mahavira and Buddha taught their beliefs in Rajgir during the 6th and 5th century BC, and the Buddha was offered a forest monastery here by king Bimbisara.
Nalanda: A UNESCO World Heritage site, the well-preserved ruins of Nalanda are a significant destination on the Buddhist tourism circuit. The ruins of Nalanda make for an exciting exploration trip. As you enter the Nalanda University site, large covers of nicely-kept gardens welcome you. Walking through what once used to be one of the world's first residential universities, is a fascinating experience as only stacks of bricks stand here today. Built by the Gupta emperors in 450 AD, the University complex could house 10,000 students and 2000 teachers.