Bodhgaya is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage centers. It was here that Gautama attained enlightenment and became Buddha under the "Bodhi" tree. Besides this the Satabodhi temple, Japanese and Tibetan monasteries and the Magadha University Museum are must to be visited.
Early morning reach Varanasi and also visit Gridhakuta Hill, Vishwa Shanti Stupa, Lakshmi Narayan Mandir, Ajatshatru's Fort in Rajgir that is en route. Transfer to hotel. In the afternoon visit ghats and temples and Banaras Hindu University. Overnight at hotel.