On the third of your tour, once you have your breakfast, begin driving towards Bodhgaya. On the way, you stop at Nalanda, this ancient University for higher learning in Bihar is now in ruins. It was during the 5th to 12th centuries that this university became quite popular. It is believed Gautam Buddha had received his treatment for joint pains at the hot springs of Nalanda. Afterwards, proceed for sightseeing of Rajgir, a beautiful ancient city surrounded by lush forests. It was the capital of the Magadha rulers until the 5th century. If legends are to be believed, it was in Rajgir that Gautam Buddha meditated for several months and delivered some of his important sermons. On arriving in Bodhgaya, complete the check-in formalities at your hotel. If you want, you can indulge in the activities of your interest. Overnight stay.
Have your breakfast and leave for visiting the attractions of Bodhgaya. This is one of the 4 most important places in the life of Lord Buddha. This is that place where Buddha had attained enlightenment under the Mahabodhi tree. Visit the Mahabodhi temple that was built during the 7th century but originally by Ashoka during the 3rd century. The afternoon is free for leisure activities. Stay overnight