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Overview

Start/End Point: Patna, Bihar

About the Tour:
Bihar is a holy place for the Jains as the last Tirthankara of the Jains was born here. A visit to some of the Jain pilgrim destinations in Bihar offers a view into the life and journey of Lord Mahavira.

- It is in this land that the Lord Mahavira gave up his worldly belonging, meditated for years and preached the Jain way of life for the liberation of the self.
- A journey across this circuit also offers a visit to many more sacred places dedicated to other Jain monks too.
- Cover prominent places like Patna, Vaishali, Rajgir, Pawapuri, Gonava Ji, Nawada, Parasnath, Lacchaur, Mandar Hill, Bhagalpur, and iconic Champanagar during this tour.

Places covered during the tour:

Kamaldah Jain Temple
: The temple is nearly two hundred years old and is dedicated famous jain saint Sudarshan Swami. It is situated in Gulzarbagh area of Patna City.

Jal Mandir
: It is a major pilgrimage destination of Jains and the temple is dedicated to Lord Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara, which marks the place of his cremation.

Muth Buddhroop and Muth Purusnath: These two famous Jain temples are situated some 5 kms south of Lachhuar in a picturesque valley between two parallel ranges of hills.

About safety and hygiene:
- The retreat has increased the frequency of cleaning public areas (including the lobby, doorknobs, common washrooms, etc.)
- Hand gloves being used when carrying out cleaning work and when handling waste
- The rooms and the entire stay is deep cleaned before every check-in and post every check-out
- There are antibacterial hand sanitizers available throughout the property
- Social distancing is maintained
- Daily temperature monitoring of the staff

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Patna

    Arrive at Patna and check-in the hotel and refresh.

    After getting refreshed head towards Kamaldah (Gulzarbagh, Patna) is a high mound of brick ruins on which two Jain temples stand.

    Also, explore the mausoleum of Jan saint Sthoolhdbhadra and the temple of Sudarshan Swami.

    Return to the hotel and have delightful dinner

    Overnight at the hotel in Patna

  • Day 2 - Patna to Vaishali and Rajgir

    Drive from Patna to Vaishali (30 km, 1.5 hours)

    Explore the Birthplace of Lord Mahavira while you visit Vaishai's prominent tourist attractions.

    After that head towards Rajgir that is situated between 5 hills and temple on each hilltop: Son Bhandar, Veerayatan, Maniyar Math, Kundalpur

    Return to the hotel and have a delightful dinner.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 3 - Rajgir to Pawapuri

    After breakfast drive towards Pawapuri from Rajgir (20 km, 1 hr).

    Explore the Nirvana place of Lord Mahavira with white marble, Jal mandir on the lake at Pawapuri. The Jal Mandir (literally water temple) marks the spot where Lord Mahavira was cremated.

    It is said that there was such a huge demand for ashes from his funeral pyre that Jal mandir as the name suggests is a temple in the middle of a lake blooming with lotuses.

    Return to the hotel and have a delightful dinner.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 4 - Rajgir to Gonava Ji, Nawada and Parasnath

    After breakfast drive towards Parasnath from Rajgir (20 km, 1 hr).

    Enroute visit Gonava Ji that is situated at around 1 km north of Nawada on Patna-Ranchi road. This is a pilgrimage site for the Jains of both sections. The temple is famous and known as a place of Nirvana of Lord Mahavira’s first disciple, Gautam Gandharva.

    Return to the hotel and have a delightful dinner at Parasnath.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 5 - Parasnath to Madhuban

    After breakfast visit Parasnath - the highest hill in Bihar (height of 4,480 ft) is situated on the eastern margin of Hazaribagh Plateau.

    The hill is an abode of both Swetamber and Digamber Jains. There are many beautiful Jain temples.

    Return to the hotel and have a delightful dinner at Parasnath.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 6 - Parasnath, Madhuban to Lacchaur

    After breakfast drive towards Lacchaur from Parasnath (179 km, 5 hrs).

    Visit the two famous temples: Muth Buddhroop and Muth Purusnath. In the two small shrines situated in the valley between two parallel ranges of hills, there are small statues of Mahavira dating back to Samvat 1505.

    Some Jains hold Lachhuar to be the birthplace of Mahavir Swami.

    Return to the hotel and have a delightful dinner at Lacchaur.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 7 - Lacchaur to Mandar Hill and Bhagalpur

    After breakfast drive towards Lacchaur from Bhagalpur (132 km, 4 hrs).

    On the way to Bhagalpur explore the stunning Mandar Hill that is about 700 ft high that consist of a huge mass of granite overgrown bear the summit with low jungle.

    The Skand Purana associates Mandar or Sumeru with the old story of Amrita-Manthana or churning of the ocean.

    Return to the hotel and have a delightful dinner at Bhagalpur.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 8 - Bhagalpur to Champanagar and back to Bhagalpur

    After breakfast drive towards Champanagar from Bhagalpur (7.5 km, 30 min).

    Visit the famous Champangar where the last Tirthankara Mahavira stayed for three rainy seasons in the course of his religious wanderings.

    Also had towards a nearby hamlet f Kabirpur there is another Jain temple with the footprints or padukas of the 24 Jain Tirthankaras with an inscription dated V.S 1964 or 1637 A.D.

    Return to the hotel and have a delightful dinner at Bhagalpur.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 9 - Bhagalpur to Patna

    After breakfast head towards Patna (255 km, 4 hrs).

    Drop at Railway station or Airport. Trip ends with loads of memories.

Stay

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  • Stay heritage and stunning properties in Bihar. Every room offered in the tour package, is spacious, has comfortable beds and furniture, an attached bathroom, and all modern amenities. To ensure utmost hygiene, every room is cleaned and sanitized on a daily basis.

Meal

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  • Savour delicious breakfast and dinner as a part of the tour package. You can order lunch at an additional cost.

Other Inclusions

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  • Guide/Storyteller

Transport

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  • Enjoy all sightseeing and transfers in a private cab throughout. The driver will be carrying a Covid negative report with them.

Things To Carry

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  • Thrillophilia voucher (can present mobile voucher)
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  • Valid ID proof for each member
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  • Personal toiletries and medication (if any)
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  • Warm and comfortable clothes
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  • Swimwear
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  • Slippers and comfortable shoes
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  • Water bottles, backpack, energy bars/snacks, etc.
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  • Mosquito & insect repellent
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  • Sanitiser
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  • Sunscreen lotion
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Binoculars
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  • Camera
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  • Cap or hat

Advisory

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  • Minimum 2 persons are required to book this tour
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  • GST applies to the tour cost.
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  • Rates may fluctuate with any change in services/hotels.
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  • The difference in the cost shall be borne by the client in case of any amendment in the package due to an increase in the number of guests.
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  • The hotels are subject to their availability. In case they are not available, the travellers will be accommodated in a property of similar standard.
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  • Thrillophilia reserve the right to rearrange the itinerary due to any kind of disturbance that occurred (i.e weather condition, political condition or any others) without changing the total number of days and without compromising any service.
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  • Children above 8 years of age will be considered as adults only.
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  • There are no charges for children below 8 years of age.
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  • All entry tickets for stupas, monasteries, sightseeing, state and entry fees, monument entrances, camera charges, etc. are not a part of the package.
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  • Any personal expenses or items of personal nature will not be included in the package.
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  • Any meals or transfers not mentioned in the itinerary are to be considered an exclusion in the deal.
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  • Any kind of drink (alcoholic, aerated, or mineral water) is not included in the package cost.
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  • Usage of the swimming pool is strictly according to government guidelines.
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  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed.
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  • Social distancing to be maintained.
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  • Frequent hand sanitization and use of mask recommended.
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  • ID proof is mandatory for each guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival. PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof.
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  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details before their stay.
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  • Any breakage or damage of any items in the resort will be charged at actuals.
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  • The number of guests must not exceed the count mentioned at the time of booking.
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  • Usage of the swimming pool is strictly according to government guidelines.

Tour Type

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  • This is a private tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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