Holiday Trip in Rajgir

Memorable Trip with Rajgir Holiday Packages

Rajgir is a wonderful destination in Bihar that is equally important for the followers of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. It was the ancient capital of Magadha and hotspot of political and religious activities of ancient India. Rajgir is part of Buddhist circuit in India and evenly significant for the followers of Jainism as Mahavir has spent here 14 years while meditating. The place also features several attractions that show its connection with Hindu religion. So, Rajgir holiday packages are popular among all kinds of tourists and they get to explore several things on their Rajgir visit.
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Tourist Attractions in Rajgir

Rajgir has been a hub of several spiritual faiths and one can come across several tourist attractions here that are associated with other religions.

Gymnasium of Jarasandh:
Jarasandh was an important character of Mahabharat and his gym is at Rajgir. Though historically it can't be proved yet but the local belief has been accepted by all.
Ajatshatru Fort:
It is a major attraction at Rajgir. There is a fort built by Ajatshatru, who ruled Magadha and also built one Stupa.
Shanti Stupa:
Situated at an altitude of 400 meters, Shanti Stupa is a beautiful and serene place to visit in Rajgir. It is built with marble and adorned by four sculptures of Lord Buddha from four side-corners. This Stupa can be reach through a ropeway.
Cyclopean Wall:
The Cyclopean wall is a Pre-Maurayan structure, which is built with stones. It is a key tourist attraction of the place.
Venu Vana:
This is a beautiful monastery & an artificial forest that was donated to Lord Buddha by Bimbisar – one of his disciples. It is a serene place and must visit attraction of the town.
Bimbisar Jail:
It is the place where son of Bimbisar, Ajatshatru imprisoned his father. King Bimbisar chose this place for his imprisonment so that he could see Lord Buddha daily from here.
Jain Temples:
In and around Rajgir hill, you can across 26 temples that can be reached by trekking through the mountain.
Chariot Route Marks:
The strange rock cut in the form of two parallel grooves deep into rock for around 30 feet are worth visiting. As per the local beliefs, the cut is the path of Lord Krishna's chariot.
Brahmakund:
These are hot springs that are not manmade but natural. You can take always find hot water in this place during any season.

Best Time to Visit Rajgir

The best time to go for Rajgir tour is winter season during months of October to March. Summer arrives in Rajgir in April and continues till June with average temperature between 23°C and 38°C. Humidity level is high that makes the place escapable for vacationers. Monsoon arrives during the months of July and stays up to September with regular rainfall. Winter comes in November and stays till February. Temperature lasts between 16°C and 25°C and this is the best time to visit Rajgir.

How to Reach Rajgir

Rajgir is a popular tourist destination of Bihar and offers great connectivity through all means of transportation, including air, rail and road. If you are planning a Rajgir trip then gather the information about how to reach there before booking Rajgir holiday packages.
By Air
The nearest airport to Rajgir is in Gaya, which is 75 km away. The city has regular flights through and from cities like, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Bangalore. On arrival at the airport, you can take bus or car on rent to reach Rajgir.
By Train
Rajgir has a railway station, which is connected with various cities like Gaya, Delhi and many others by a whole range of trains.
By Road
Nalanda enjoys great connectivity through roads with all major cities of the state, including Patna, Bodh Gaya, Rajgir, Delhi, and Kolkata. State run buses and private transport services are always available.
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