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$135 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip To Nalanda And Rajgir From Bodhgaya With Lunch

You will be picked up from your hotel in Gaya and driven to Nalanda, which is a 2-hour drive away.Nalanda is one of the world’s oldest living cities. It flourished as an international university under the patronage of Emperors Ashoka and Harshavardhana, who built temples and monasteries here. Nalanda was the first residential university of the world. It attracted scholars from all over the Buddhist world and at its peak had around 2 000 teachers and 10 000 monks staying here. The monasteries here are built on the Kushan style of architecture. There is a large courtyard that is surrounded by cells where the monks lived. Nalanda was destroyed by Muslim invaders in the 12th century. The three libraries here were burnt down. It is said that they had such a large collection of books and manuscripts that the fire burnt for six months. Spend some time walking through the ruins of this ancient seat of learning.Next take lunch at a local restaurant (beverage excluded).After lunch visit Rajgir, that is 10 miles from Nalanda. Rajgir was the capital of the ancient state of Magadh. Lord Buddha spent many years in Rajgir and delivered some of his famous sermons here. This town is important for the Jain community, too, as Lord Mahavira is also said to have stayed in Rajgir. The travelogues of ancient Buddhist travelers Huen Tsang and Fa Hian also mention Rajgir. Vulture peak - Lord Buddha’s favorite retreat and Ajatshatru Fort are two important sites to visit in Rajgir.At the end of the tour you will be driven back to Gaya and dropped off at your hotel.

$92 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip To Nalanda And Rajgir From Bodhgaya

You will be picked up from your hotel in Gaya and driven to Nalanda, which is a 2-hour drive away.Nalanda is one of the world’s oldest living cities. It flourished as an international university under the patronage of Emperors Ashoka and Harshavardhana, who built temples and monasteries here. Nalanda was the first residential university of the world. It attracted scholars from all over the Buddhist world and at its peak had around 2 000 teachers and 10 000 monks staying here. The monasteries here are built on the Kushan style of architecture. There is a large courtyard that is surrounded by cells where the monks lived. Nalanda was destroyed by Muslim invaders in the 12th century. The three libraries here were burnt down. It is said that they had such a large collection of books and manuscripts that the fire burnt for six months. Spend some time walking through the ruins of this ancient seat of learning.Next take lunch at a local restaurant (own expense).After lunch visit Rajgir, that is 10 miles from Nalanda. Rajgir was the capital of the ancient state of Magadh. Lord Buddha spent many years in Rajgir and delivered some of his famous sermons here. This town is important for the Jain community, too, as Lord Mahavira is also said to have stayed in Rajgir. The travelogues of ancient Buddhist travelers Huen Tsang and Fa Hian also mention Rajgir. Vulture peak - Lord Buddha’s favorite retreat and Ajatshatru Fort are two important sites to visit in Rajgir.At the end of the tour you will be driven back to Gaya and dropped off at your hotel.

$307 Private & Custom Tours

Trip to Bodhgaya - The Holy Place of Enlightenment, with Nalanda-Rajgir

Mahabodhi Temple - depicting the various phases of Buddha's journey towards enlightenment, showing different aspects of his life; Bodhgaya Archaeological Museum - houses a small collection of Buddhist sculpture from the 1st century B.C, to the 11th century A.D; Jagannath Temple close by has a four armed statue of Shiva in black stone.   Visit Rajgir which is one of the most important site. Rajgir has its own very scenic beauty surrounded by five holy hills, the picturesque little town of Rajgir is important for Buddhists as well as Jains.   Nalanda is one of the world's oldest living cities. The Buddhist University of Nalanda, once the most prestigious center of learning in Asia, was built here.   Enjoy the company of our knowledgeable Local Tour Guide, who will brief you about the important sites.     What you can expect – Itinerary is given below for your reference   Day 1: Bodhgaya On time, pick-up from Bodhgaya Airport and meet our Tour Escort, check in at hotel.   Day 2: Bodhgaya Proceed for city tour of Bodhgaya Mahabodhi Temple - depicting the various phases of Buddha's journey towards enlightenment, showing different aspects of his life; Bodhgaya Archaeological Museum - houses a small collection of Buddhist sculpture from the 1st century B.C, to the 11th century A.D.       Day 3: Bodhgaya - proceed for excursion of Rajgir & Nalanda After breakfast at Hotel, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Nalanda & Rajgir.   Nalanda is the antiquated seat of taking in, the remains of the University uncover that it was the primary International University of the world, where more than 2,000 instructors and 1,000 understudies from everywhere throughout the Buddhist world lived and considered. The exhumed vestiges are astounding, with sanctuaries, cloisters and address lobbies symmetrically spread over a vast region.   Rajgir – It is another imperative spot of journey for Buddhists and also Jains. Antiquated Rajgirha, truly the house Kings, was the principal capital of Magadha. Vulture Peak, Ajatsatru Fort, Griddhakuta, are the imperative spots to visit in Rajgir.   Evening on time, drop back to Bodhgaya Hotel.   Day 4: Depart Bodhgaya On time, transfer to Gaya Airport to connect flight for onward destination.

$65.36 Shows, Concerts & Sports

1-day Hapcheon VAN Tour from Busan Including Haeinsa Temple, Movie theme park

[08:00~10:00] Pick-up- Pick-up > Haeinsa Temple [11:00~12:30] Haeinsa Temple - It is recognized as one of the Korea's major three temples with Tongdo-sa and Songgwang-sa temple. - This temple possesses diverse woodblocks including the 'Tripitaka Koreana' that shows the superiority of Korean traditional wookblock printing technology. [12:30~13:30] Lunch(Sam-il restaurant) - This restaurant is located near the Haein-sa temple and Gaya mountain and specialize in dishes made with seasoned wild vegetables. - Side dishes made with colorful vegetables will feed both your eyes and mouth. [15:00~17:30] Hapcheon Movie theme park - This theme park is used as actual film set for various movies, soap operas and music videos. You can see and experience the ambience of each times of Korea. [17:30~20:00] Drop-off- Hapcheon Movie theme park > Drop-off

$59.85 Shows, Concerts & Sports

1-day Gimhae VAN Tour From Busan Including Rail Park, Theme Park, Let's Run Park

[09:00~10:00] Pick-up- Pick-up > Gimhae Rail Park [10:00~12:00] Gimhae Rail Park - Taking a rail bike allows you to appreciate the spectacular scenery on the Nakdonggang river bridge. - A variety of photo zones can be seen through the 'Tunnel of Light' in the wine cave, exhibiting and selling raspberry wines. [12:30~13:30] Gimhae Gaya Theme Park - It is an edutainment park,the representative landmark of Gimhae, where history of Gaya can be seen, heard, touched and learned through playing, experiencing and exhibition. [14:00~17:00] Gimhae Let's Run Park - You can enjoy the powerful race of the racehorses and thrilling finishing. At night, the festival of light 'Illumia' is held all year round. - The horse races held in Seoul and Jeju island can be seen on the screen on Friday and Saturday. # Sunday is so special because you can see directly the race held in Busan. [17:00~18:00] Drop-off- Gimhae Let's Run Park > Drop-off