Everything you would like to know before travelling to Bodh Gaya
Bodh Gaya, the land of enlightment of Buddha is one of the most coveted destinations among the Buddhists. The place boasts of beautifully architectured monasteries, and is home to the famous Mahabodhi Temple. Interestingly, the descendant of the Bodhi tree still exists in the temple and is visited by lakhs of tourists. Every year in the month of January, Kalchakra Puja, a significant festival among the Buddhists is organised in Bodh Gaya and is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy.
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Airport in Bodh Gaya
Bodh Gaya Airport is located 12 kms from Gaya Town. The nearest railway station to Bodh Gaya is Gaya Junction(GAYA) which is 13 kms from Bodh Gaya. Alternatively, you can reach Patna Airport (JaiPrakash Narayan International Airport) and hire a Taxi for Bodh Gaya Transfer. Bodh Gaya is 4-5 hours drive from Patna considering the road and traffic condition.
Best time to visit Bodh Gaya
The best time to visit this place is from October to March. However tourists flow in all throughout the year