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Nalanda Sightseeing Day Tour from Patna

 Patna    12 Hours 160 people interested today
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Trip Overview

Once a centre for learning in the ancient kingdom of Magadha, now modern-day Bihar state. During the tour cover all the landmarks and attractions of the region.

Highlights

  • Visit places like the Nalanda Archaeological Museum, Hseun Tsang Memorial, Black Buddha Temple and many more during this tour.
  • Hassle-free tour from Patna to Nalanda.
  • Service of a well-maintained car and an experienced driver.

 

Detailed Overview

Nalanda city is an ancient centre for learning, which is situated 88 km from the southeastern end of Patna. The red brick structure covers over 14 hectares of land. The world-renowned and ancient University of Nalanda was established during the rule of a king called Śakrāditya, who belonged to the Gupta Dynasty. Nalanda is marked by Buddhist influence. The university is believed to be a masterpiece and is marked by a lofty wall and one gate. Nalanda had eight separate compounds and 10 temples, besides several different meditation halls and study rooms. The grounds of the university are covered with lakes and parks. The library was situated in an exceedingly 9-storied building wherever meticulous copies of texts were made. The university attracted pupils and students from countries like Japan, China, Tibet, Indonesia, Persia and Turkey.

 

Itinerary

  • The driver will pick you from hotel/residence address in Patna city limits at a time selected while booking.
  • The drive to Nalanda is about 70 kilometres from the Patna city and may take up to 2 hours to reach.
  • Upon arrival in Nalanda, you may visit the following suggested places or add a few of your own:
  • Nalanda Archaeological Museum: Opened in the year of 1917, this museum is maintained by Archaeological Survey of India. Several antiques which have been unearthed in Nalanda are on display here.
  • Heun Tsang Memorial: This is an Indo-Chinese undertaking to honour the famed Buddhist monk and traveller, Heun Tsang. A relic, comprising a skull bone of the Chinese monk, is on display in the memorial hall.
  • Nalanda Multimedia Museum: This museum displays the history of Nalanda by 3-D animation and multimedia presentation.
  • Black Buddha Temple: A temple housing a large black coloured Buddha Statue, this temple attracts visitors from several South-East Asian countries.
  • Digambar Jain temple: This temple is famous for being the birthplace of 24th Jain Teerthankara Mahaveer.
  • After the completion of your tour, the driver will drop you back to the hotel/residence in the Patna city limits.

Basic Details

Start Point
Patna Hotel/Residence
Finish Point
Patna Hotel/Residence
Start time
6:00 am 6:30 am 7:00 am 7:30 am See more
Category
Tours & SightseeingFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O914A2673

Inclusions

  • All transportation using air-conditioned private cab.
  • Pickup and drop-off in Patna city limits.
  • Driver and fuel charges.
  • Limit of 250 kilometres of usage (can be extended with extra charges).
  • Tour as per the itinerary (you may skip or add some places in the region).
  • Newspaper and water bottle.

Exclusions

  • Monument entrance fees.
  • Any toll and parking charges (To be paid as per actuals to the driver).
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any meals.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions above.
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Important Information

  • This is not a guided tour.
  • The guests may choose to skip or add any new attraction in the destination of the tour.
  • The booking price is applicable if the pick-up and drop-off is the same location.
  • Pick up and drop off location can be different but an extra charge will apply. To be paid to the driver directly.
  • Sedans (4-seater) models provided are Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios or similar.
  • SUV (6-seater) models provided are Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga or similar.
  • Night charge of Rs. 250 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.
  • The tour has a limit of 250 kilometres. 
  • After 250 kilometres, additional per kilometre charge will be applicable (to be paid directly to the driver).
  • For Sedan (4-seater) - Rs. 11 per km (additional kilometre charge).
  • For SUV (6-seater) - Rs. 13 per km (additional kilometre charge).
  • For Innova (6-seater) - Rs. 15 per km (additional kilometre charge).
  • The driver will know the local language, English speaking driver can be requested by you during the booking in "Special Request" section, the team will try their best to fulfil the request but the same cannot be promised for sure.

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 24 hour
  • No refund after that

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

We have two options Sedans & bigger SUVs. In Sedans we provide Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios mostly, sometimes it could be Nissan Sunny. In SUVs we provide Toyotta Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga. You can request a particular model while booking in Special Request\'s and we try to provide it however you can not pick and choose exact car models. We operate only AC vehicles and hatchbacks are not available.

Helpful

No. All our tours are private and exclusively for your family or group.

Helpful

You need to book online from this page. We accept only online bookings. Booking is confirmed instantly through SMS and Email. Driver & Cab details are automatically sent on SMS/Email/Mobile App 2-4 hours before pick-up time.

Helpful

Yes, all sightseeing tours need to be booked in advance. Tours often sell out so we suggest booking early to guarantee your desired tour day. Bookings are completely online and you can book on Website or Mobile app.

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No these are purely sightseeing tours and we do not do provide stay/accommodation or do Hotel bookings on for you as part of these tours. For Multi-day sightseeing tours you need to book your hotels yourself.

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The itinerary mentioned on these private tours are a suggestion for your destination. You are free to skip or add other points. Let your personal driver know if you want to visit other places.

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As this is a private tour, you are free to spend as much time you seem fit on each attraction. Some landmarks are more time-consuming than others and you can decide where to spend how much time. Just keep in mind the hourly usage included in your Tour, extra charges would apply if that limit is exceeded. Also night charges apply if you cross night time, please check Inclusions/Exclusions/Important Info for details.

Helpful

If you wish to have an English driver who would drive you around the tour or drop you from one place to another, please mention the same in the Special Request section while booking. Any request would be taken into consideration and we will try arranging the same, although it\'s not a 100% Guarantee.

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • The driver will pick you up directly from your hotel or specified pick-up point in city limits. Please enter the full pick up address at the checkout page.
  • The contact person details and phone number are shared in booking voucher sent to you via email after booking.
  • The driver and cab details are share 2 to 4 hours prior to the tour starting time
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