A pilgrimage entailing visits to Deoghar, the holy site of 22 temples inclusive of Shiva’s supreme Baidyanath Jyotirlinga, and Bodh Gaya, the most revered of Buddhist pilgrimage shrines, is a true spiritual indulgence. We have taken utmost care in ensuring the trip is interspersed with visits to the tourist attractions like ropeway at Trikut Parvat, Rajgir, and Saptaparni caves as well. Let the sacred pleasures of the soil and its wondrous tourist attractions nourish your soul and replenish your spirit.
- Early morning spiritual experience in Baidyanath dham
- Sacred pond visit to Shiv ganga
- Holy excursion to Basukinath and Tapovan
- Visit to the holy mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya
- Offer prayer in Vishnu pad temple
Baidyanath Jyotirlinga Tour Itinerary with Gaya
Day 1 :Arrival at Patna Airport – Drive to Deoghar (280 km, 7 hours)
Our company representative will warmly welcome you at Patna Airport/Railway station. We will then drive you till Deoghar. The drive to the sacred land of Deoghar (land of Gods) would take about 7 hours. The day will end with us ushering you into the reserved hotel where you can unwind the stresses of the long journey and enjoy a rejuvenating sleep.
Day 2 :Baidyanath – Basukinath – Tapovan – Trikut Parvat Ropeway
On the second day, we will visit the Baidyanath Temple in the morning. The temple is considered to be one of the twelve jyotirlingas of Shiva. We will also visit the sacred pond of Shiv Ganga located so close to the temple. Afterward, we will drive to Basukinath which is located at a distance of 46 Km from Deoghar. In fact, pilgrimage to Baidyanath is deemed incomplete without visiting Basukinath. We have also included Tapovan, situated about 10 km from Deoghar, in our itinerary. The town is famous for its Taponath Mahadeva Temple.
A visit to Deoghar cannot culminate without enjoying the ropeway at Trikut Parvat. The ropeway will take one towards the zenith of Trikut peaks from which you can enjoy a bird’s eye view of the entire valley.
After an eventful day, you can enjoy a peaceful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 :Drive to Bodhgaya (270 Kms / 7 Hours)
After a sumptuous breakfast, we will check out from the hotel and bid adieu to Deoghar. In our drive from Deoghar to Bodhgaya, we will visit Rajgir which contains many a tourist attraction within her boundaries. We will include Rajgir Gright Hills, Cyclopean wall, World Peace Pagoda, Ashokan Stupa, Swarna Bhandar, Maniyar Mat, and Saptaparni Caves. We will continue our drive to Bodhgaya in the evening and reach there in time to let you in the hotel for a rejuvenating overnight stay.
Day 4 :Bodhgaya – Gaya – Bodhgaya
The fourth day would open the spiritual and mystical wonders of the holy town of Bodhgaya. Bodh Gaya is considered as one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage centres. This is where Siddhartha attained enlightenment after his arduous spiritual practice for many years following his renouncing of kingly life. Pilgrims are enchanted by the spiritual rapture the famous Bodhi Tree and the serene Mahabodhi Temple Complex. Other major attractions include the 80 feet Buddha Statue, different Buddhist monasteries and Dungeshwari cave. We will also drive you till Vishnupad Temple in Gaya town which supposedly contains the foot imprints of Lord Vishnu. As the day comes to an end, we will have you drive back to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5 :Bodhgaya – Patna (120 kms / 4 Hours)
This memorable trip would come to an end on the fifth day. We will drive you till your chosen site of departure-Patna Airport/Bodhgaya Airport/Railway station. Hopefully, we would have gifted you memories to last a lifetime.
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Pick up and drop off service
- Meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges, fuel price
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Shopping, laundry, tipping, portage
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
- Anything not in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q.What is the significance of Baidyanath dham temple?
A. Baidyanath dham temple is one of the 12 jyotirlingas and is considered to be one of the most sacred residences of Lord Shiva.
Q.Which season is best to visit Deoghar?
A. The winter season from October to March is the best time to visit Deoghar.
Q.Where is Basukinath temple located?
A. Basukinath is a city in Dumka, Jharkhand.
Q.Why is Mahabodhi temple famous?
A. Mahabodhi temple is home to the Bodhi tree under which Gautam Buddha had attained enlightenment.
Q.Which is the nearest railway station to Mahabodhi temple?
A. The nearest railhead for Mahabodhi temple is Gaya which is 12 kms away.