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21st May to 25th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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INR 33,500 - 50,700View Breakdown

Things to do in Bodh Gaya in May

Day 1 - Tuesday 21st, May
morning -

Arrive in Bodh Gaya via train from Purna and check into the hotel.

afternoon -

Visit Mahabodhi Temple Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage site and have a relaxed lunch at Shanthi's Tripti Restaurant.

evening -

Stroll around the quaint streets of Bodh Gaya and enjoy a traditional dinner at Wat Thai Temple's canteen.

Day 2 - Wednesday 22nd, May
morning -

Explore the Dungeshwari Cave Temples and meditate at the peaceful Muchalinda Lake.

afternoon -

Relax and have lunch at Bodhi Tree Cafe.

evening -

Attend a prayer session at Daijokyo Japanese Temple and then enjoy a vegetarian dinner at Niranjana Restaurant.

Day 3 - Thursday 23rd, May
morning -

Relax at the hotel and enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel's restaurant.

afternoon -

Take a leisurely bike ride around Bodh Gaya and have lunch at Be Happy Cafe.

evening -

Participate in a meditation class at the Tergar Monastery and then savor a local dinner at Bhagalpur Sweet House.

Weather in Bodh Gaya in Invalid date
Avg Temp25°C to 40°C
Chance of Rain20%

In May, Bodh Gaya experiences hot and humid weather, with average temperatures ranging from 25 to 40 degrees Celsius. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Bodh Gaya

Clothing & Apparel

Lightweight, breathable fabrics -

Bodh Gaya has a humid climate, so pack clothing made from breathable fabrics like cotton or linen.

Comfortable walking shoes -

You'll be doing a lot of walking around the temples, so make sure to pack comfortable shoes.

Modest clothing -

When visiting religious sites, it's important to dress modestly. Avoid shorts, tank tops, and other revealing clothing.


Hat -

Protect yourself from the sun with a wide-brimmed hat.

Sunglasses -

Sunglasses are essential for protecting your eyes from the sun.

Water bottle -

Stay hydrated by bringing a reusable water bottle with you.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if necessary) -

Make sure your passport and visa are valid and up-to-date.

Train tickets -

Book your train tickets in advance to secure your seats.

Travel insurance -

Protect yourself against unexpected events with travel insurance.

Good to have

First-aid kit -

Pack a small first-aid kit with essential medicines and bandages.

Insect repellent -

Protect yourself from mosquitos and other insects with insect repellent.

Travel guide -

A travel guide can provide you with useful information about Bodh Gaya and its attractions.


Smartphone -

Use your smartphone for navigation, communication, and taking photos.

Power bank -

Keep your devices charged with a portable power bank.

Camera (optional) -

Capture your memories with a camera.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash is widely accepted in Bodh Gaya, but it's also a good idea to carry a credit card or debit card for larger purchases.

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Budget for Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR33,500 - 50,700

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
flight expense
INR 8,000- 13,000
INR 6,000- 8,000
INR 16,000- 24,000
local travelling
INR 2,000- 3,200
INR 500- 1,000
INR 1,000- 1,500
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India
  • Make sure to carry cash as many places may not accept cards.
  • Respect the local customs and traditions, especially when visiting religious sites.

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.