Holiday Trip in Bodh Gaya

Serene Travel Experiences with Bodh Gaya Holiday Packages

Bodh Gaya is a holy destination situated in the Indian state Bihar in its Gaya district. Bodh Gaya is popularly known for being the place where Lord Buddha was got enlightenment and this is the reason, it is really a great place to visit for the followers of Buddhism. One can find here several important Buddhist architectures that amalgamate various cultures, centuries and inheritances. Bodh Gaya holiday packages are very popular among Buddhists and others as well.
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Tourist Attractions in Bodh Gaya

There are several tourist attractions in Bodh Gaya that can be visited during your Bodh Gaya trip. This is the list of sightseeing to be visited on your Bodh Gaya tour.

Bodhi Sarovar:
This is the pond where Gautam has taken bath prior to going for meditation. The pond has great religious significance for Buddhists and worth visiting for all.
Bodhi Tree:
This is the tree under which Buddha attained the eternal knowledge of life and death. The existing tree of this place is more than 122 years old and has quadrangular stone railings of two different types.
Great Buddha Statue:
The 80-feet huge statue of Lord Buddha is the key attraction of Bodh Gaya, which is positioned in meditation posture over an inverted lotus. The statue is made of red granite and sandstone blocks.
Dungeswari Caves:
Located 12 km away from Bodh Gaya, these caves are mysterious and feature a statute of Buddha. These caves with statues, stone carvings, paintings, and graphics of Lord Buddha and his life, tell us the story of the life of Buddha.
Dungeswari Caves:
Located 12 km away from Bodh Gaya, these caves are mysterious and feature a statute of Buddha. These caves with statues, stone carvings, paintings, and graphics of Lord Buddha and his life, tell us the story of the life of Buddha.
Mahabodhi Temple:
Mahabodhi temple is an amazing expression of the architectural handiness of artisans and no one can save himself from admiring their architectural skills. This is a pyramid shaped temple with four towers decorating its four corners.

Best Time to Visit Bodh Gaya

The best time for Bodh Gaya vacation is between months of October and March. Bodh Gaya enjoys hot summer with much humidity and summer lasts in Bodh Gaya between April and June. Temperature hovers between 24°C and 40°C and tourists are suggested to avoid the season. Monsoon arrives during the months of July and lasts till September with regular and heavy rainfall. Winter lasts between November and February with temperature hovering between 15°C and 26°C. This is the best time to visit Bodh Gaya.

Shopping in Bodh Gaya

Shopping in Bodh Gaya is not a great thing to do yet you would definitely get several things to buy as souvenirs to take back home. There are different stalls outside each tourist attraction of the city where you can purchase Buddha Idols, decorative items, sandalwood items and artificial jewelries.

How to Reach Bodh Gaya

Due to being a famous tourist and pilgrimage destination, Bodh Gaya enjoys excellent connectivity through all means of transportation, including air, rail and road. If you are planning a Bodh Gaya trip then read the information about how to reach there before booking Bodh Gaya holiday packages.
By Air
The nearest airport from Bodh Gaya is Gaya located at a distance of 7 km and another nearest airport is Patna at a distance of 137 km. Major airlines are connecting these two cities with rest of the cities of India through air network.
By Train
The nearest railway station is Gaya, which is located at a distance of 17 km from here. The station is connected with all major and minor cities of India through railway network. The city has several regular trains from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ranchi and many others.
By Road
Bodh Gaya is connected with different cities like Gaya, Nalanda, Rajgir, Patna, Varanasi, and Calcutta by excellent roads. It enjoys regular bus connectivity and local transportations like taxis, horse pulling carts, auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws are also available here.
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